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Police seized computers as part of the investigation into an Al Jazeera documentary about migrants in Malaysia.

The comedian joked that 'the saddest thing' about the mosque shooting which killed 51 was a shortage of cab drivers that night.

12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria clashes: monitor

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12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria clashes: monitor

Another 17 pro-regime fighters were wounded while on the jihadist-led side six fighters died in clashes on Monday.

UN 'dismayed' at Libya journalist's 15-year prison term

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UN 'dismayed' at Libya journalist's 15-year prison term

UNSMIL voiced dismay at the sentencing of Ismail Abuzreiba to 15 years imprisonment following a trial by a military tribunal in the country's ...

Hearing for Trump's Pentagon nominee cancelled over Islamophobic tweets

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Hearing for Trump's Pentagon nominee cancelled over Islamophobic tweets

Anthony Tata, Trump's pick for a senior Pentagon role, had his confirmation hearing cancelled due to criticism over past Islamophobic tweets, ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

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Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

Yemen's southern separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule, instead committing to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal.

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IS occupies four villages in Egypt's Sinai

Wilayat Sinai, Egypt's Islamic State group affiliate, has occupied four villages in the north of the Sinai peninsula for nearly a week.

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UN announces start of Libya Central Bank audit

The audit approval follows months of international pressure.

Top Turkey cleric attacked over '<em>offensive</em>' Hagia Sophia sermon

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Top Turkey cleric attacked over 'offensive' Hagia Sophia sermon

The head of Turkey's religious body has been slammed for comments he made that were deemed to be offensive to the modern republic's ...

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US says photos show Russian arms supplies to Libya

The Pentagon released satellite photographs that it said shows Russian-backed Wagner-supplied military equipment 'on the front lines' of the ...

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Stasa Salacanin

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

Turkey vows to stand by Libya's unity government

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Turkey vows to stand by Libya's unity government

Ankara slammed countries supporting rogue Libyan general Khalifa Haftar, vowing to stand by the UN-backed government in Tripoli 'against any ...

Egyptian law needs to catch up with #MeToo

Horriya Marzouk

Egyptian law needs to catch up with #MeToo

Comment: Egypt needs a culture shift, but also a comprehensive law against sexual violence, rather than just minor adjustments to existing ...

Turkey hosts trilateral Libya talks with Qatari, Libyan officials

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Turkey hosts trilateral Libya talks with Qatari, Libyan officials

As Egyptian lawmakers approved the deployment of forces in Libya to counter 'threats faced by the state', Turkey hosted a meeting with defence ...

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Turkey moving to tighten grip on social media

The legislation is expected to pass with the support of the ruling party's nationalist allies.

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Egypt parliament greenlights possible intervention in Libya

Egypt's parliament greenlighted a possible deployment of troops beyond its borders, after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of potential ...

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Turkey urges 'immediate' end to Haftar support in Libya

Turkey earlier this year stepped up its support for the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord after Haftar launched an offensive ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia weaponises aid as Syrians go hungry

Aid has been a bargaining tool by powers in the Syria war, but with the coronavirus crisis sweeping through the country it has become a matter ...

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Comment: For all its talk about human rights, the UK has been decidedly absent in supporting a stable solution for Libya that would favour the ...

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US says EU mission on Libya arms not 'serious'

The US criticised an EU mission to enforce a UN arms embargo on sending weapons to war-torn Libya.

Cyber conflict: Iran and Israel’s new frontier of war

Narjas Zatat

Cyber conflict: Iran and Israel’s new frontier of war

There has been no confirmation that explosions in Iranian facilities are the result of cyber-attacks, but it has got experts talking.

HTS releases British-born aid worker captured in Syria's Idlib

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HTS releases British-born aid worker captured in Syria's Idlib

Idlib's ruling faction Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) has released aid worker Tauqir Sharif after he was captured and imprisoned in June, local ...

Russian mercenaries planted land mines in Libya

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Russian mercenaries planted land mines in Libya

The US military has accused Russia of sending mercenaries to fight in Libya.

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