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Iran's Guardian Council denied there was a link between the killing of a teenage girl by her father and a delayed child protection law.

A group of Sudanese men were caught trying to enter Israel through its border with Lebanon, authorities said, the latest in a growing number of attempted crossings.

US police officer charged with murder of George Floyd

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US police officer charged with murder of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin was one of four officers fired after an shocking video emerged showing him kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed African American man.

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

Lawmakers close to Iran are trying to pass legislation that would force Riyadh to pay reparations to Iraqi victims of terrorism perpetrated by ...

Iran police arrest man for beheading teenage daughter

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Iran police arrest man for beheading teenage daughter

14-year-old Romina Ashrafi was killed by her father for running away with a 35-year-old man.

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Israeli deputy mayor compares Netanyahu to Nazis over annexation

Jerusalem's deputy mayor Arieh King slammed Netnayahu for not annexing the whole of the occupied West Bank.

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Black man dies after US officer kneels on neck

A black man has died in Minneapolis police custody after an officer was video recorded kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he pleaded that ...

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How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Comment: Germany's attempt to muzzle thinker and philosopher Achille Mbembe on the grounds of anti-semitism amounts to an extension of Israeli ...

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TNA Webinar Video: Israeli annexation 72 years after An-Nakba

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

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What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

Comment: The sacking of State Department watchdog Steve Linick is the latest example of the Trump administration abusing its power to privilege ...

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Turkey jails politician over videos of song from mosques

An opposition politician in Turkey has been detained by authorities for sharing a video that showed the moment mosques blared an Italian ...

Charge IS fighters with war crimes: EU justice agency

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Charge IS fighters with war crimes: EU justice agency

An EU-backed body has said that IS should not only be treated as a terrorist group, but also as a 'party to a non-international armed conflict'.

Lebanon's PM warns country at risk of 'food crisis'

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Lebanon's PM warns country at risk of 'food crisis'

The financial crisis in Lebanon could lead to a major food crisis, the country's premier has warned.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Iranian medics are saying there are new coronavirus symptoms, Egyptian hospitals have reached critical threshold and other stories from today.

<em>Outrage</em> over travel vlogger's Yemen stay during coronavirus pandemic

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Outrage over travel vlogger's Yemen stay during coronavirus pandemic

Polish social media influencer Eva Zu Beck has come under fire for her 'selfish' and 'immoral' stay on Yemen's remote Socotra island.

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Outrage in Lebanon as video shows soldiers beating doctor

People across Lebanon were shocked by a CCTV video showing two army soldiers beating a doctor inside a hospital in the northern city of Tripoli.

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Unpaid foreign domestic workers stranded in crisis-hit Lebanon

Domestic workers in Lebanon are being left unpaid and stranded by their employers.

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Eight Afghan soldiers die fighting off Taliban attack

Taliban fighters attacked several government posts on the outskirts of Kunduz

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Egyptian actor apologises after 'Kuwait flag' sneakers cause uproar

An Egyptian star apologised after his sneakers caused outrage among Kuwaitis, who were offended by the colour resemblance to the ...

Will a gut-wrenching attack shake up Afghanistan's peace process?

Tanya Goudsouzian

Will a gut-wrenching attack shake up Afghanistan's peace process?

Comment: Two gruesome attacks shook Afghanistan this week, but even these horrific acts seem unlikely to mark a significant turning point in the ...

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Egypt outraged at ‘illegal’ Israeli broadcast of TV series

Israeli TV channel have broadcast two Egyptian television series provoking outrage across the Arab world and statements from the ...

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Khaled A. Beydoun

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Comment: Gunned down while out for a jog, Ahmaud Arbery's death is a dark reminder of the racism that still permeates America and its justice ...

Too close to home? New Egypt bridge triggers <em>outrage</em>

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Too close to home? New Egypt bridge triggers outrage

Egyptian authorities have been ridiculed for the construction of a bridge that takes no consideration for the surrounding residential tower ...

Bahrain intervenes to halt pro-Palestine discussion on Israel normalisation

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Bahrain intervenes to halt pro-Palestine discussion on Israel normalisation

Bahraini authorities have been criticised after abruptly intervening to stop an anti-Israel normalisation discussion online, amid warming ties ...

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