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Comment: Fatima Kried writes a plea for a more inclusive Libya.

Egypt held military funerals Thursday for three policemen killed as they prevented four convicts on death row from staging a prison break.

Oman threatens fines, jail for Muscat dress code violators

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Oman threatens fines, jail for Muscat dress code violators

Muscat has introduced a dress code in public places with the threat of jail and fines for violators.

Amnesty International slams abuse of refugees in Libya

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Amnesty International slams abuse of refugees in Libya

Amnesty International has urged the EU to reconsider cooperation with Libya, saying that “appalling human rights abuses” were being committed ...

Three Egyptian police, four convicts killed in attempted prison-break

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Three Egyptian police, four convicts killed in attempted prison-break

Three Egyptian policemen were killed when four convicts tried to escape the notorious Tora prison in Cairo. The convicts were later killed by ...

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Taliban kill 28 police in southern Afghanistan - officials

Taliban militants have killed 28 paramilitary policemen in clashes in southern Afghanistan, with one official saying that the policemen were killed after they surrendered and the Taliban denying this.

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Relatives of IS 'Beatles' victims relieved as trial nears

The relatives of two Britons killed by the Islamic State group welcomed a UK high court's decision permitting the UK to share evidence about two ...

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Young Afghan women, men perform whirling Sufi dance together

Young Afghans are embracing Sufi dance in which spin repetitively in prayer and seek to lose themselves in a spiritual trance that they believe ...

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Bulgaria sentences two Lebanese men over attack on Israelis

A court in Bulgaria has sentence two Lebanese men to life imprisonment over a deadly 2012 bus bombing which killed five Israelis. ...

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Somali money transfer companies 'facilitate arms dealer transactions': report

The damning report identifies 176 transactions within a six-year timeframe that were allegedly linked to suspected weapons dealers in Somalia ...

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

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The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and ...

First arrests in Iraq PM's anti-corruption drive: sources

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First arrests in Iraq PM's anti-corruption drive: sources

The arrests represent a rare instance in which current Iraqi officials are subject to judicial procedures.

Nine Serbs held over 1992 Bosnia killings of Muslims

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Nine Serbs held over 1992 Bosnia killings of Muslims

Nine Serbs have been arrested for taking part in the killings of 44 Muslim civilians in the early 1990s.

Afghans face Greek prosecutor over fire at migrant camp

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Afghans face Greek prosecutor over fire at migrant camp

Six Afghans, including two minors will face a prosecutor on suspicion of setting fires that destroyed Europe's largest migrant camp last week.

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Men accused of hacking US websites in Soleimani retaliation

Two Iranians have been indicted on hacking charges after several US websites were flooded with pro-Iran messages.

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Riyadh allowed raunchy Netflix shows for anti-Saudi episode's removal

Saudi Arabia allowed sexually explicit Netflix shows to stream domestically in exchange for the company's removal of a satire show's episode ...

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Palestinians 'need to help themselves', says UAE deputy minister

Palestinians have been outraged by the UAE's normalisation deal with Israel.

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Saudi Arabia is the world's most dangerous cyber bully

Comment: With disinformation, intimidation of critics, and an array of fake accounts, Saudi Arabia has successfully turned Twitter into a weapon ...

Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in mass ...

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Lebanon lawyer warns coronavirus-hit prison 'humanitarian time bomb'

The head of the Beirut Bar Association warned a novel coronavirus outbreak in crisis-hit Lebanon's largest and most overcrowded prison amounted ...

Greek government accuses refugees of 'burning' Moria camp

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Greek government accuses refugees of 'burning' Moria camp

Greece accused migrants of deliberately burning their overcrowded camp last week on Lesbos island, where hundreds reluctantly moved to a new ...

Egyptian TV host under investigation over controversial hijab comments

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Egyptian TV host under investigation over controversial hijab comments

Radwa El-Sherbiny is being investigated after she said women who wear the hijab at a time of scrutiny are brave.

PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

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PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

The trial of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke began on Monday.

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