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Over a dozen people have been injured in a car crash in Sydney, after a car was driven into a Hijab shop.

Iran's security forces killed over 220 people over the span of two days during protests that shook the country in November 2019, Amnesty International has found.

Iran warns US against 'piracy' on Venezuela fuel shipment

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Iran warns US against 'piracy' on Venezuela fuel shipment

Iran and the US are at odds over a shipment of fuel to Venezuela, as both countries suffer under crippling sanctions.

Lebanon announces flights out for crisis-hit foreign workers

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Lebanon announces flights out for crisis-hit foreign workers

Lebanon has begun organizing return trips for migrant workers wishing to return to their countries of origin amid a biting economic crisis ...

Saudi markets reel after tripling of VAT

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Saudi markets reel after tripling of VAT

Monday’s austerity measures are valued at around 100 billion royals ($26.6 billion).

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Iran denies it's helping Venezuela oil sector

Iran denied US claims that Tehran is helping Venezuela to rebuild its oil industry and accused Washington of trying to disrupt the two countries' trade ties.

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Iraq 'arrests four suspects' over Malak al-Zubeidi case

Iraq has issued four arrest warrants for suspects involved in the alleged torture and burning of Malak al-Zubeidi.

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Saudi police arrest people fleeing from quarantined Shia province

Several people attempting to leave the Shia-majority region of Qatif in eastern Saudi Arabia were arrested.

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Saudi Arabia quarantines Shia-majority region to contain coronavirus spread

All 11 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in Saudi Arabia are located in the eastern Qatif region.

Iranian authorities killed 23 children in protest crackdown: Amnesty

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Iranian authorities killed 23 children in protest crackdown: Amnesty

The death certificates of at least ten children revealed that they had been shot in the head or torso, indicating that the security forces were ...

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Iran votes in general election marred by disqualifications

As parliamentary polls opened in Iran, voter turnout may falter due to disappointment among voters.

Iran election expected to herald return of conservatives

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Iran election expected to herald return of conservatives

Iranians vote next week in a crucial parliamentary election that is widely expected to herald the return of conservatives and heap pressure on ...

Iran foils cyberattack targeting internet providers

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Iran foils cyberattack targeting internet providers

The cyberattack disrupted internet and mobile phone services for an hour on Saturday, authorities said.

In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

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In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

Comment: In reality, it is Hemedti, the brutal and cunning general who organised the harsh crackdown in Khartoum last June, who wields the real ...

How Idlib's 'ceasefires' tell the story of Syria's war

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How Idlib's 'ceasefires' tell the story of Syria's war

Comment: The inconsistent reaction to to the Assad regime's violence in Idlib tells a story of heartbreaking international indifference that has ...

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Syria Weekly: Syrians organise evacuation of besieged Maarat Al-Numan

Syrians have shared #IdlibIsUnderFire to help save the town of Maarat Al-Numan.

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Death toll in Iran crackdown exceeds 300, Amnesty says

Amnesty said it collected 'harrowing testimony' suggesting that after authorities 'massacred' protesters, they orchestrated a 'wide-scale ...

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Malaysia does not support 'illegal' US sanctions on Iran

Malaysia's prime minister said his country does not support the US sanctions imposed on Iran, which he said violate international law.

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Protests spread in India over 'anti-Muslim' citizenship law

For Islamic groups, the opposition and rights organisations, the Citizenship Amendment Bill is part of Modi's Hindu nationalist agenda to ...

Iran unveils budget of 'resistance' against US sanctions

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Iran unveils budget of 'resistance' against US sanctions

Rouhani told parliament that the budget of 4,845 trillion rial, or $36 billion at the current street rate, was devised to help Iran's people ...

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Man sets himself on fire at Lebanon protest

While the reason for his action was not known, Lebanon is on the verge of economic collapse amid political paralysis and an ongoing protest ...

Hariri appeals for foreign aid to tackle economic crisis

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Hariri appeals for foreign aid to tackle economic crisis

Lebanon's leader asked allies for emergency funds to fight an economic crisis threatening to dramatically reduce food and cash supplies, as ...

Amnesty: Iran unrest killed 'at least 208' last month

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Amnesty: Iran unrest killed 'at least 208' last month

At least 208 people are believed to have been killed during a crackdown on protests in Iran last month that followed a sharp fuel price hike, ...

Israel slams 'shameful' European recruits to Iran sanctions-busting system

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Israel slams 'shameful' European recruits to Iran sanctions-busting system

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu slammed six new European members of a barter mechanism with Iran on Sunday.

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