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The case, brought forward by the head of the Egyptian Artists' Syndicate, requested the court refuse permits from the artist to sing in concerts or perform in any acting roles.

Greece and Turkey will bow to EU and NATO pressure on Monday and hold the first direct talks over their explosive eastern Mediterranean standoff in four years.

Pandemic forces Jordanian children into labour market

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Pandemic forces Jordanian children into labour market

Schools have been closed for nearly a year in Jordan, forcing many children into the labour market prematurely.

Emirates, Etihad to <em>pilot</em> virus 'travel pass'

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Emirates, Etihad to pilot virus 'travel pass'

Emirates and Etihad said they would be among the first companies to test an application that allows pre-travel verification of coronavirus tests ...

Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed Sriwijaya plane

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Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed Sriwijaya plane

Two black boxes belonging to the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 that crashed shortly after take off have been found by authorities.

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Indonesia rescuers find human remains after deadly plane crash

The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 went into a steep dive about four minutes after it left Soekarno-Hatta international airport in Jakarta on Saturday afternoon.

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The facade of women's rights in Saudi Arabia

In-depth: The decision to transfer imprisoned activist Loujain al-Hathloul to a terrorism tribunal is proof that little progress has been made ...

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US Navy official says 'uneasy deterrence' reached with Iran

Vice Admiral Samuel Paparo described having a "healthy respect" for Iran's navy.

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Saudi pilot killed in Yemen was trained in UK

The UK has played a key role in arming and training the Saudi air force.

UN food chief: Yemen faces 'looming famine', needs millions

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UN food chief: Yemen faces 'looming famine', needs millions

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning World Food Programme warned war-torn Yemen faces "looming famine" and urged nations to immediately provide ...

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Biden vows virus action on 'day one'

Global infections have surged past 49 million and Europe has become the new pandemic epicenter in recent weeks.

Trump eyes Florida win in early US election results

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Trump eyes Florida win in early US election results

President Donald Trump appeared poised to win the big prize of Florida in early results from the US presidential elections.

Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

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Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

Ankara has denied accusations it is already involved in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia but has said it will send military support ...

UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

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UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

Israelis have opposed the UAE's planned purchase of cutting-edge fighter jets from the US.

Israel 'hoping to manufacture F-35 wings for UAE sale'

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Israel 'hoping to manufacture F-35 wings for UAE sale'

Two Israeli arms manufacturers are aiming to secure contracts to manufacture parts for the F-35 planes the US plans to sell to UAE, despite ...

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Turkey's defence minister flies F-16 jet over Aegean Sea

'We are not seeking tension,' claimed Turkey's defence minister after flying a fighter jet over the Aegean Sea, where tensions with Greece are running high.

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Iran nuclear deal parties meet amid US pressure

The signatories to the faltering Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna as the US is urging international sanctions on the Islamic republic to be ...

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Israel-UAE VIP flight passes through Saudi airspace

The first ever commercial flight from Israel has passed through Saudi airspace.

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Ukraine jet pilots were alive after missile hit: Iran

Iran said the pilots onboard the downed Ukraine jet were still alive after the first of two missiles hit the plane, according to date from the ...

Qatar sends field hospitals to Lebanon

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Qatar sends field hospitals to Lebanon

Qatar began dispatching aid to Lebanon after twin explosions devastated Beirut.

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Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

A US spy drone was downed by Yemen's Houthis near the border with Saudi Arabia, the rebels said on Sunday.

Iran targets dummy US aircraft carrier in Gulf exercises

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Iran targets dummy US aircraft carrier in Gulf exercises

Footage of the war games broadcast on state television showed the Guards' air and naval forces readying for an attack off the country's ...

Iran says passengers can sue US for endangering flight

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Iran says passengers can sue US for endangering flight

Iran has lodged a complaint with the ICAO and plans to submit a protest letter to the UN Security Council and secretary general.

Iran protests US jet approach at UN

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Iran protests US jet approach at UN

Protests have been lodged with the International Civil Aviation Organization - a UN agency - and the Swiss embassy in Tehran that handles US ...

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