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Manchester police are looking into half a dozen people in relation to the Manchester Arena bombing.

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the First Intifada of 1987.

Diplomats: Roadside <em>bombing</em> targets British convoy in Iraq

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Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

A roadside bombing took place by the British Embassy in Baghdad, but no injuries were reported.

Saudi court sentences seven to death for 2014 killings

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Saudi court sentences seven to death for 2014 killings

Seven defendants were handed the death penalty and three others given 25-year prison terms after being convicted of killing seven people during ...

Bomber's brother gets 55 years for Manchester concert attack

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Bomber's brother gets 55 years for Manchester concert attack

The judge said that had the younger brother been over age 21 at the time of the explosion, he would have been given a "whole-life term."

Leila al-Shami

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime expropriates their homes.

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Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

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Iran announces arrest of US-based 'terrorist group' leader

Iran said it has detained Jamshid Sharmahd, the leader of a US-based Iranian monarchist group, accusing him of planning a deadly 2008 ...

Hugo Goodridge

The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to ...

Dubai deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan praises British colonialism

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Dubai deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan praises British colonialism

Dubai's controversial deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan sparked an uproar on social media after he praised British colonialism.

Diana Alghoul

Dubai's ex-police chief slammed for pro-Israel tweets

Dubai's former police chief Dhahi Khalfan angered many Arab Twitter users when he called for referring to israel as a 'friend' and said he will ...

Popular imam killed in 'heinous' attack on Kabul <em>mosque</em>

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Popular imam killed in 'heinous' attack on Kabul mosque

A popular and outspoken imam at a mosque in Kabul's fortified Green Zone was among two people killed in an attack on Tuesday.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: First Covid-19 death reported in Bangladesh's refugee camps, Saudi Arabia's mosques reopen and Yemen's influx of migrants ...

Sri Lanka's Muslims mark a year of persecution

Imrul Islam

Sri Lanka's Muslims mark a year of persecution

Comment: Since last year's Easter bombing, Sri Lanka's Muslim community has suffered increased attacks and Islamophobia at both the ...

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

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Syrian regime kills two Turkish soldiers amid Idlib airstrikes

The Syrian regime has killed two Turkish soldiers and dozens of civilians in shelling and airstrikes in Idlib province as Turkey continued drone strikes against regime positions.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Nationwide violence shakes period of peace

This week we focus on a deadly attack on government forces, a newly-launched anti-Houthi offensive, and violence against children.

Dani Qappani

'Humanity is dying': Syrians feel abandoned by the world

Syrians have been abandoned for almost nine years by the international community, who they accuse of being blind, deaf and mute to the endless, ...

Paul Iddon

Cultural sites should never be a target of war

Comment: Trump's threat to target Iranian cultural sites shows complete disdain for Iran's people and their rich heritage, writes Paul Iddon.

Yemen in Focus: Sudan troops exit deadly war

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Sudan troops exit deadly war

The Sudanese Elite Brigades relinquished control to Yemen’s Joint Forces and left via the port of Mokha.

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Blast kills 62 at mosque in eastern Afghanistan

Dozens of worshippers were killed when an explosion rocked a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers.

UK admits illegal arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

UK admits illegal arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The Campaign Against Arms Trade has called for the government to give 'no more excuses' over illegal arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

IS <em>bombing</em> near Shia <em>mosque</em> in Iraq kills 3

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IS bombing near Shia mosque in Iraq kills 3

A motorcycle rigged with explosives went off near a Shia mosque south of the capital Baghdad, killing three people and wounding 34, ...

Haftar promotes Libyan war crimes suspect wanted by ICC

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Haftar promotes Libyan war crimes suspect wanted by ICC

Forces loyal to rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar have announced the promotion of Mahmoud Werfalli, wanted by the ICC for the execution of 33 ...

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