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Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has lashed out at media watchdog Reporters Without Borders, accusing it of trying to ‘destabilise’ the country after it condemned the jailing of journalist Khaled Drareni.

The race for the White House heated up with both sides galvanised by the battle to nominate a new Supreme Court justice.

GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

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GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

Nayef Falaj Al-Hajraf, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] landed in Doha on Sunday.

Russian warplanes strike Idlib in heaviest bombardment since ceasefire

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Russian warplanes strike Idlib in heaviest bombardment since ceasefire

Russian warplanes on Sunday launched approximately 30 strikes on the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib, following increasing disagreements with ...

Afghan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians: witnesses

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Afghan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians: witnesses

The airstrikes come as Taliban and government-appointed negotiators are meeting for the first time in Qatar to discuss the future of Afghanistan.

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Iran hackers 'bypassing Whatsapp encryption' to target dissent: reports

The reports point to major technological strides for Iran's cyberespionage capabilities.

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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 ...

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Nikki Haley praises Trump's bypassing of Palestinians for normalisation

'Rather than focus on the Palestinians, which is what every president has thought they had to do to negotiate peace, he focused on Iran,' Nikki ...

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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 ...

Saudi Arabia slams oil producers for flouting production cuts

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Saudi Arabia slams oil producers for flouting production cuts

Saudi Arabia is pushing for countries that have flouted the supply curb agreements to compensate with new limits.

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US pushing to make Qatar a non-NATO ally

"We're going to move ahead, we hope, with designating Qatar a major non-NATO ally," a senior US official told reporters

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says the right vilified her Muslim and refugee identity.

US sanctions 2 Lebanon-based firms, Hezbollah-linked person

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US sanctions 2 Lebanon-based firms, Hezbollah-linked person

The US Treasury Department sanctioned two companies it said were controlled by Iran-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

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Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

Israel is considering extending its Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline 700 kilometres southeast to the Yanbu oil refineries in Saudi Arabia.

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

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What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

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White House staffer tests Covid-19 positive after UAE-Israel signing

US President Donald Trump revealed that a White House worker tested positive for coronavirus.

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Palestinians mark anniversary of horrific Sabra and Shatila massacre

Palestinian survivors of the Sabra and Shatila massacre still remember the horrible events of 16th September 1982, in which up to 3,500 people ...

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Libya’s prime minister to resign amid peace talks

The prime minister of Libya’s internationally-recognized Government of National Accord announces his intention to resign in October amid ...

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Italian MP nominates Netanyahu for Nobel Prize

The far-right League Party MP has put the Israeli prime minister's name forward for a Nobel Prize.

Bahrain, UAE establish full ties with Israel

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Bahrain, UAE establish full ties with Israel

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed deals to normalise relations with Israel at the White House on Tuesday, despite Palestinian ...

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Sudan's 'silent death' from flesh-eating cuts

Mycetoma disease, which leaves almost 60 percent of its victims with deformed limbs, acts as a life sentence for workers depending on manual ...

Egypt to test Chinese-made coronavirus vaccines on 6,000 volunteers

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Egypt to test Chinese-made coronavirus vaccines on 6,000 volunteers

A clinical trial will test two kinds of Chinese-made vaccines on participants in Egypt, who will not know what they were injected with or ...

Ex-wife of Dubai royal live streams father's 'abduction'

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Ex-wife of Dubai royal live streams father's 'abduction'

The father of a woman married to a UAE royal was abducted during a livestream online, the London-based Detained in Dubai organisation reported.

Economist Paul Krugman slammed over tweet denying post-9/11 Islamophobia

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Economist Paul Krugman slammed over tweet denying post-9/11 Islamophobia

The response to the Nobel Prize winning economist's tweet that Americans took 9/11 "calmly" has been anything but calm.

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