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In-depth: Pope Francis' visit to Iraq is significant to Iraqis who have faced violence by scores of militant groups over previous years, but others doubt it will improve their lives

Bringing people together during the pandemic, this newest by-invite-only app is providing a space for Arabs, regardless of background, to partake in discussions that may not always be accessible.

IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

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IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The IS group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan.

The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

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The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

Iraq has once more emerged as an arena of competition between Turkey and Iran as the two historic rivals clash over Ankara's intervention ...

Six dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on protesters

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Six dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on protesters

According to medics and journalists, six people have been shot dead by the junta in Myanmar when they were protesting against the coup

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Rabbi for GCC Jewish community prays for MbS

"We are pleased to join our wishes for these prayers, calling for his full health and wellness," the Israel in Arabic account tweeted.

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Biden to 'downgrade' anti-IS envoy role in US reshuffle

The reshuffle is seen as another sign the Biden government is refocusing on other areas of the world.

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Al Jazeera to launch conservative US platform 'Rightly'

Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera will launch a centre-right news platform in the United States.

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Iran gamers battle reality of US sanctions

Sanctions reimposed in 2018 by former US president Donald Trump do not directly target the gaming industry, but the risk of punitive measures ...

Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

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Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

Troops fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, hours before authorities again cut internet ...

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How human traffickers are exploiting Covid-19 in North Africa

In-depth: Human trafficking has been pushed deeper into the shadows by the pandemic, with criminal gangs exploiting the economic fallout from ...

Emirati preacher called out for 'stealing' Saudi researcher's tweet

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Emirati preacher called out for 'stealing' Saudi researcher's tweet

It is not the first time the controversial preacher has been accused of stealing other people's work.

Domestic violence increase in Iraq as shelters go underground

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Domestic violence increase in Iraq as shelters go underground

The United Nations said only one country in eight has taken measures to lessen the pandemic's impact on women and children worldwide.

Hezbollah accused of hiding missiles in charity-run Lebanese schools

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Hezbollah accused of hiding missiles in charity-run Lebanese schools

Lebanon's Hezbollah have been accused of hiding missiles in Beirut schools.

Russia handed proposal for Joint Military Council in Syria

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Russia handed proposal for Joint Military Council in Syria

A Joint Military Council has been proposed to Russia by opposition figures, while a Syrian journalist and political scientist has suggested ...

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Iranian nuclear scientist was killed by 'Israeli' robot gun

Mossad agents smuggled the machine gun in small parts and then painstakingly assembled, piece by piece, a media outlet has reported.

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Ten years on: Bahrain ‘crushed’ all dreams of reform

A new Amnesty International report marking ten years since the uprising in Bahrain said authorities in the Gulf kingdom have continued to crush ...

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Ousted Tigray leader breaks long silence, media outlet claims

A Tigrayan media outlet claims the ousted leader of Ethiopia's conflict-hit region issued a fresh call to arms.

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More Muslim apps selling data to US military-linked X-Mode

The apps now revealed to have links with X-Mode have been downloaded by millions of users around the world.

Israel mooves to seize cows that crossed from Lebanon

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Israel mooves to seize cows that crossed from Lebanon

Israeli forces snatched at least seven cows that strayed into its territories from Lebanon, local news reported.

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Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

Sudan has faced a severe economic crisis, worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.

Qatar denies 'pledge' to change Al Jazeera's Egypt policy

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Qatar denies 'pledge' to change Al Jazeera's Egypt policy

A claim by Egyptian officials that suggested Qatar had agreed to change its Al Jazeera policy towards Cairo has been rejected as false by Doha.

Qatar sports broadcaster beIN denies changes in Saudi services

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Qatar sports broadcaster beIN denies changes in Saudi services

Subscribers of Qatar's sports broadcaster beIN have reported an alleged resumption of services in Saudi Arabia after a three-year ban.

Algeria announces repatriation of students stranded in Morocco

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Algeria announces repatriation of students stranded in Morocco

Algeria will repatriate over a dozen students who have been stranded in neighbouring Morocco since 11 January,

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