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A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 lives and displaced tens of thousands.

An Egyptian court ordered the seizure of assets of former president Mohamed Morsi and 88 other members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, a judicial source said.

Israel bans documentary about 'war crimes' by Arab director

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Israel bans documentary about 'war crimes' by Arab director

Mohammed Bakri’s 'Jenin, Jenin' - which depicts clashes in 2002 at Jenin refugee camp - has now been banned in Israel, after over a decade of legal challenges.

Turkish preacher jailed for 1,000 years for sex crimes

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Turkish preacher jailed for 1,000 years for sex crimes

Adnan Oktar preached creationism and conservative values while women in revealing outfits danced around him to upbeat music in the TV studio.

Israel denying Covid vaccine to Palestinians is medical apartheid

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Israel denying Covid vaccine to Palestinians is medical apartheid

Comment: Israel's claim that the PA is responsible for vaccinating occupied Palestinians reveals a cold disregard for their heath, and for ...

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End of the rift? The Gulf crisis explained

The Gulf crisis has seen three years of ruptured relations among GCC nations but that could be about to change.

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Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' controversial founder

Some see Julian Assange as a fearless campaigner for press freedom, while others believe he was reckless with classified information, possibly ...

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Assange faces UK court ruling on extradition to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a UK court ruling over whether he should be extradited to the United States on espionage charges.

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Algerian ex-president's brother cleared of conspiracy

The once-mighty presidential aide was long seen as the real power running the North African country after his brother suffered a debilitating ...

Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

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Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

A timeline of the decades-long Darfur conflict as the UN and AU's long-running peacekeeping mission came to an end.

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Turkey's top court backs jailing of rights defender Kavala

The internationally recognised patron of culture and the arts is still in prison despite having been acquitted in February in connection with ...

Pakistan <em>court</em> orders release of mastermind behind Pearl murder

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Pakistan court orders release of mastermind behind Pearl murder

Sindh High Court found "no valid reason" for the continued detention of British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and his co-defendants, ...

Bahrain violated Qatar's airspace with <em>military</em> jets, Doha says

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Bahrain violated Qatar's airspace with military jets, Doha says

Qatar sent a letter to the UN Security Council saying Bahrain violated its airspace with military jets four times.

'Jewish nation-state law' challenged in Israeli Supreme <em>Court</em>

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'Jewish nation-state law' challenged in Israeli Supreme Court

For the first time in Israel's legal history, the Supreme Court is dealing with a case that challenges the country's controversial ...

Kurdish ex-MP sentenced to 22 years in jail

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Kurdish ex-MP sentenced to 22 years in jail

Leyla Guven, 56, was given a 22 year sentence on charges of joining "a terror group" and "disseminating terror propaganda".

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Turkish philanthropist on trial for alleged failed coup ties

Osman Kavala denies accusations of espionage and attempting to overthrow the government.

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A decade of upheaval, lost hopes after Arab Spring

From a time after 2011, the surge towards the dreams of the Arab Spring seemed irreversible. Now they are further than ever.

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Lebanon jails activist for 'collaborating' with Israel

A judicial source told AFP that the military court handed Kinda al-Khatib a three year prison sentence with hard labour.

Iran president says Israel was behind killing of scientist

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Iran president says Israel was behind killing of scientist

President Hassan Rouhani's comments marked the first time he has directly accused Israel of carrying out the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh late ...

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Egypt 'opens trial' of acting Muslim Brotherhood leader

Egypt has commenced a trial for the acting Muslim Brotherhood leader.

ICC drops UK war crimes inquiry despite finding 'atrocities'

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ICC drops UK war crimes inquiry despite finding 'atrocities'

The ICC report comes as the UK inches towards passing legislation protecting soldiers from 'vexatious claims'.

Christchurch mosques attack might have been prevented 'by chance'

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Christchurch mosques attack might have been prevented 'by chance'

New Zealand security services did not focus enough on the threat from right-wing terror, but could only have prevented the Christchurch massacre ...

Biden must do what Obama didn't and close Guantanamo

Mobashra Tazamal

Biden must do what Obama didn't and close Guantanamo

Comment: Guantanamo has now been open for almost two decades, impacting the lives of hundreds of Muslims, their families, and communities as a ...

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