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Book Club: Susan Abulhawa's award-winning third novel is a compelling and emotive contemplation of the Palestinian struggle.

Russia thwarts Islamic State group terror <em>plot</em>: FSB

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Russia thwarts Islamic State group terror plot: FSB

At least five people were arrested by the FSB in connection with the plot, according to Russian state media.

Locals riot in Lebanese town demanding eviction of Syrians

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Locals riot in Lebanese town demanding eviction of Syrians

The announcement in the Christian mountain resort town of Bcharre came after a night of riots against Syrians in the town.

Walid al-Muallem: The legacy of Assad's Goebbelsian late FM

Sam Hamad

Walid al-Muallem: The legacy of Assad's Goebbelsian late FM

Comment: Sam Hamad reflects on the legacy of Walid al-Muallem, Assad's foreign minister who died this week, after he spent the past decade ...

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Nine Iraqi security personnel, civilians dead in IS ambush

Nine were killed in an ambush carried out by the Islamic State group in Baghdad

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US general: Iraq government wants continuing US presence

Iraq wants a continued US presence to fight the Islamic State group after the Trump administration slashed the number of troops in the country, ...

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Armenian politician arrested over alleged PM assassination plot

The opposition party leader is accused of plotting to murder Prime Minister Pashinyan after the latter digned a peace deal with Azerbaijan.

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Israel planned to kill Arafat with stadium explosion: report

The assassination plot was called off at the last minute by then-Prime Minister Menachem Begin.

Biden won the election... now what?

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these ...

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Lebanon decides not to charge Ghosn over Israel trip

Three lawyers filed a motion in January calling for the 66-year-old businessman to be prosecuted over his trip to the Jewish state as ...

It's here: What to watch on US Election Day

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It's here: What to watch on US Election Day

The candidates hold distinctly different views on everything from climate change to taxes to racial injustice.

Drought casts shadow over prime Moroccan farming land

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Drought casts shadow over prime Moroccan farming land

Authorities in Morocco have increasingly resorted to diverting water from dams in the region to residential areas, depriving farms of essential ...

US strike kills 14 Islamist militants in northwestern Syria

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US strike kills 14 Islamist militants in northwestern Syria

The US Army says it has carried out a drone strike against Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province.

How Arab American voters could swing Michigan against Trump

Brooke Anderson

How Arab American voters could swing Michigan against Trump

In-depth: The Arab American vote could play a crucial role in the battleground state of Michigan, with the community getting ready for close, ...

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Khashoggi fiancee sues Saudi crown prince for murder

Turkish citizen Hatice Cengiz is pursuing Mohammed bin Salman and 28 others for damages over the October 2, 2018 killing of the US-based writer.

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The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Book Club: Najwa Bin Shatwan's unforgettable novel explores questions of race, class, and freedom in nineteenth century Libya.

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Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

US academic Henri Barkey and Turkish civil society figure Osman Kavala are accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt against the government ...

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US push for Arab-Israel normalisation divides Sudanese leaders

Sudan removing its name from a list of state sponsors of terrorism is Washington's leverage to push for normalisation with Israel, but ...

Assad’s cousin accuses regime figures of robbing Syrian people

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Assad’s cousin accuses regime figures of robbing Syrian people

Bashar al-Assad’s estranged cousin Rami Makhlouf, who fell out with the regime in 2019, has accused figures close to the Syrian dictator of ...

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Carlos Ghosn launches executive training programme in Lebanon

The ex-Nissan chief was arrested in Japan on financial misconduct charges and spent 130 days in detention, before he dramatically jumped bail ...

Netflix dismisses concerns over adaptation of anti-Uyghur author's work

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Netflix dismisses concerns over adaptation of anti-Uyghur author's work

Netflix says it does not agree with Liu Cixin's comments, but will continue with the series adaptation.

Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

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Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa.

Bahrain says it broke up Iran-backed militant attack <em>plot</em>

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Bahrain says it broke up Iran-backed militant attack plot

Bahraini authorities say that they foiled a plot by Iran-backed militants to attack diplomats and foreigners earlier this year amid ...

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