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The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters struck the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday.

You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Emad Moussa

You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Comment: With Barghouti and thousands of other Palestinians behind bars, imprisonment has become a defining part of the Palestinian national consciousness, writes Emad Moussa.

UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray

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UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray

The UN's aid chief warned the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region is worsening, where people are now dying of hunger.

UN urges Yemen's warring parties to accept peace plan

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UN urges Yemen's warring parties to accept peace plan

Martin Griffiths called on Yemen's warring factions to move toward accepting a proposed peace plan on Thursday.

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Parents of Regeni thank Al-Araby for 'uncovering' witnesses

The New Arab's Arabic-language sister service Al-Araby TV has been commended by the parents of Giulio Regeni for uncovering new witnesses in the 2016 murder of their son.

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UK Home Office 'exposed refugees to fire, Covid-19'

Recently disclosed documents show that the UK Home Office placed hundreds of asylum seekers at risk of fire and Covid-19 by housing them at the ...

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Second Italian frigate arrives in Egypt

A second military frigate has sailed from Italy and arrived in the port of Alexandria, as part of a $1.1 billion arms deal.

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UN calls on Yemen factions to accept peace plan

The United Nations is pushing for a peace plan that proposes a nationwide ceasefire and the free movement of people and humanitarian aid.

Behind the wave of arson attacks targeting refugee camps

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Behind the wave of arson attacks targeting refugee camps

In-depth: The hardships of life in refugee camps during the pandemic have exacerbated tensions between residents, local populations and the ...

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Democrat Betty McCollum drafts legislation to block Israel aid

A US Democrat is drafting legislation to block aid from going to Israel over fears it will be used in the country's campaign to demolish ...

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Ruslan Trad

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Analysis: Moscow's role in Syria is often referenced through its military intervention, but the Kremlin is also using soft power ...

US imposes sanctions on Moscow, expels 10 Russian diplomats

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US imposes sanctions on Moscow, expels 10 Russian diplomats

More than 30 people have been sanctioned over allegations of electoral interference.

New witnesses in Regeni murder trial testify in Italy

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New witnesses in Regeni murder trial testify in Italy

Fresh witnesses have come forward to testify against the men accused of torturing and murdering Italian academic student Giulio Regeni in 2016.

One killed in market explosion in Iraq's capital

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One killed in market explosion in Iraq's capital

The cause of the Sadr City blast was not immediately known.

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Denmark charges 3 Iranian separatists with promoting terror

The three face a trial in Denmark starting later this month.

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Greek FM travels to Turkey for talks

Nikos Dendias will meet with his Turkish counterpart and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Houthi missile attack starts fire at Saudi university

Saudi Arabia said that a Houthi drone attack started a fire at a university in the southwestern city of Jizan, as the US warned its citizens ...

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Biden evokes son during speech explaining withdrawal from Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden spoke about his late son Beau during a speech laying out his reasons to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.

US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking: media

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US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking: media

The new measures will include the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the US, according to local media reports.

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Libya's neglected Old City of Tripoli having 'soul revived'

Traders in the Libyan capital's Old City began to leave when Muammar Gaddafi banned private sector-led development in the 1970s.

Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

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Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

An Iraqi child was injured when another of the rockets landed in a nearby village.

Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

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Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

There has been a sharp increase in civilian deaths in Afghanistan compared to numbers in 2020, UNAMA found. It comes as Biden revealed his ...

Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

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Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

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