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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.

Iran's nuclear department has reportedly asked the UN's nuclear watchdog to abstain from publishing details on its nuclear program which could sow confusion among the international community - without elaborating.

Libya envoys 'to vote on proposal for new executive'

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Libya envoys 'to vote on proposal for new executive'

The head of the UN support mission in Libya said that Monday's vote was on a mechanism to choose a "temporary unified executive authority" until elections late this year.

Morocco awards Trump for role in Israel normalisation deal

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Morocco awards Trump for role in Israel normalisation deal

Morocco awarded President Donald Trump, Chief White House Adviser Jared Kushner and the US’ Middle East Envoy Avi Berkowitz for their role in ...

Rohingya student group demands consultation in repatriation talks

Gaia Caramazza

Rohingya student group demands consultation in repatriation talks

“We don’t have lots of demands for repatriation. We just want our safety and security to be guaranteed, and the government of Myanmar should ...

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European powers warn Iran over uranium metal plans

Britain, France and Germany say Iran has 'no credible civilian use' for uranium metal production.

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Sudan imposes curfew in West Darfur amid deadly clashes

The clashes come just two weeks after the UN peacekeeping force ended its mandate in Darfur.

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CNN anchor under fire over 'orientalist' Iraq war tweet

Wolf Blitzer posted a photo of National Guard troops in the Capitol and reminisced about Baghdad and Mosul, to the chagrin of many Twitter ...

Iraq urges Facebook, Twitter to reconsider militia accounts ban

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Iraq urges Facebook, Twitter to reconsider militia accounts ban

In a statement on Friday, Iraq's Media and Communications Commission called on Facebook and Twitter to review a decision to ban accounts linked ...

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Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

The Revolutionary Guards launched the missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean.

Outgoing Trump fetes Morocco king, rallies behind claim

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Outgoing Trump fetes Morocco king, rallies behind claim

US President Donald Trump awarded Morocco's king in a last-minute push to solidify Rabat's normalisation with Israel.

Pentagon includes Israel in Middle East command area

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Pentagon includes Israel in Middle East command area

The Pentagon will include Israel in the area covered by its Middle East-focused Central Command.

Taliban kill 9 Afghan security personnel in checkpoint raids

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Taliban kill 9 Afghan security personnel in checkpoint raids

Taliban militants killed at least nine Afghan security personnel in a restive northern province.

Deplatforming Trump is no atonement for tech's sins abroad

Jillian C. York

Deplatforming Trump is no atonement for tech's sins abroad

Comment: Debate over deplatforming Trump misses the point: That from India to Myanmar, Silicon Valley has failed to police hate speech for ...

Sam Hamad

Islamic State's resurgence is Syria is going unnoticed

Comment: The root causes of Islamic State in Syria were never adequately addressed, and now, as the world is distracted, a resurgence seems afoot, writes Sam Hamad.

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Renewed protests in Nasiriyah demand release of detained activists

Protesters gathered in Nasiriyah and called on the Iraqi government to release detainees and end the abuses suffered by activists.

Alex Kassidiaris

Why Israel and Turkey could reset fraught relations

Analysis: With rapid changes in the Middle East amid a fluid geopolitical landscape, Turkey could be poised to mend ties with Israel.

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Trump adds Israel to CENTCOM to increase Iran pressure

In one of his final acts as president, Donald Trump has moved Israel from the US European military command to the Central Command ...

US troops cut to 2,500 in Afghanistan and Iraq

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US troops cut to 2,500 in Afghanistan and Iraq

"Today, the United States is closer than ever to ending nearly two decades of war and welcoming in an Afghan-owned, Afghan-led peace process."

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Iran tests missiles under 'watch' of US nuclear sub

Helicopter footage of the exercise released by Iran’s navy showed what resembled an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine.

Three Pakistani soldiers killed in shootout near Afghan border

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Three Pakistani soldiers killed in shootout near Afghan border

Three Pakistani soldiers were killed in a shootout with militants near the Afghan border.

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

CJ Werleman

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

Comment: The international community must act now to prevent further atrocities against Rohingya refugees, writes CJ Werleman.

Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

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Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

Sudan banned flights over a flashpoint border area with Ethiopia.

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