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Officials hope the plane's black box flight recorder will provide answers into the devastating crash.

Ninety-seven people were killed after a passenger plane crashed into a residential area in Pakistan's Karachi, authorities confirmed.

80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan crash

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80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan crash

Officials have confirmed two survivors so far from the crash in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi.

How lockdown is dismantling borders for Arab artists

Anu Shukla

How lockdown is dismantling borders for Arab artists

Lockdown is bringing an ironic sense of freedom to artists in the Middle East, with live streams dismantling borders and opening frontiers like ...

Israeli forces demolish emergency coronavirus clinic for Palestinians

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Israeli forces demolish emergency coronavirus clinic for Palestinians

The confiscation of materials to build a community clinic in a West Bank village demonstrates how the occupation will not let up, even in times ...

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Defying odds: 103-year-old Iranian woman survives after contracting coronavirus

A woman has become the second elderly person to recover from the deadly coronavirus outbreak in Iran, authorities confirmed on Tuesday.

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Iran coronavirus death toll rises above 600

The Islamic Republic has more than 12,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases.

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Iran sees 43 deaths from coronavirus in one day

Dozens more coronavirus deaths in Iran have brought the country's virus-related death toll to 237.

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Egyptian authorities to release 91 'Palacegate' protesters

Egyptian authorities will release 91 people who were arrested for protesting against President Sisi’s alleged corruption in September, ...

Under UAE pressure, Egypt holds military funeral for Mubarak

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Under UAE pressure, Egypt holds military funeral for Mubarak

The UAE allegedly pressured Sisi to hold a full-honours funeral for Mubarak, during which he praised Mubarak's military service but made no ...

Amr Salahi

Hosni Mubarak: The godfather of Egypt’s corrupt police state

Hosni Mubarak died on Tuesday at the age of 91. His uninspired rule lasted for 29 years and saw the entrenchment of corruption and the ...

Deposed Egypt president Hosni Mubarak dead at <em>91</em>

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Deposed Egypt president Hosni Mubarak dead at 91

Nearly three years after his acquittal over the killings of Arab Spring protesters, former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has died at a Cairo ...

Rubber boat carrying <em>91</em> migrants disappears in the Mediterranean

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Rubber boat carrying 91 migrants disappears in the Mediterranean

A rubber boat carrying 91 migrants disappeared earlier this month and is feared to have become an "invisible shipwreck".

Palestinians welcome UN's blacklisting of companies operating in settlements

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinians welcome UN's blacklisting of companies operating in settlements

The UN released a list of companies complicit in violating Palestinian human rights, in the first-ever international attempt to name and shame ...

Who are the 112 companies complicit in Israel's settlements?

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Who are the 112 companies complicit in Israel's settlements?

The list released by the UN human rights office is the first-ever international attempt to name and shame businesses connected to Israel's ...

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Israel headed to the polls for third time

Israeli politicians failed to form a government before a midnight deadline, forcing an unprecedented third election in 12 months.

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Lebanese PM gives government three days to back reforms

Amid calls to resign, Lebanese premier Saad Hariri has given coalition partners three days to back his reforms, or he 'will have something else ...

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Arab states issue Lebanon travel advisory as protests escalate

Several Arab states have issued updated travel advice on Lebanon amid escalating nationwide protests against the country's government.

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Lebanon dollar bonds tumble as protests continue

Years of bad governance by corrupt politicians has led to the public's call for the resignation of the Hariri government, as thousands take to ...

Lebanon protesters demand government resign as anger boils over

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Lebanon protesters demand government resign as anger boils over

The protests that began on Thursday came as Lebanon announced a plan to tax popular messaging platforms like Whatsapp in an attempt to ...

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Egypt lowers fuel prices following rare anti-government protests

Fuel prices have been cut in Egypt for the first time in decades amid growing discontent triggered by corruption allegations against the ...

Iran seizes 8.8 tonnes of drugs destined for Europe

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Iran seizes 8.8 tonnes of drugs destined for Europe

Iran is using its role in combatting the drug trade to improve its negotiating position with European powers to alleviate the effects of US ...

For Palestinians, a gilded cage is still a cage

Suraya Dadoo

For Palestinians, a gilded cage is still a cage

Comment: When Palestinians refuse to surrender their rights, they're accused of rejecting peace, writes Suraya Dadoo.

Denmark's socialists win elections after hard-right turn on immigration

Florence Dixon

Denmark's socialists win elections after hard-right turn on immigration

Despite an unprecedented turnout of Danish Muslims, Denmark's Social Democrats are likely to take power after wooing populist supporters with ...

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