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International observers place the death toll in the crackdown between 300 and 1,500.

Sara Netanyahu, wife of the Israeli premier, is accused of abusing her staff, as well as excessive spending and the misuse of state funds.

Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-<em>police</em> brutality protests

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Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The largest Palestinian boycott coalition released a statement to announce its resolute solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter protesters demonstrating against police brutality in the US and elsewhere.

Iran calls on US to 'stop violence' against protesters

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Iran calls on US to 'stop violence' against protesters

Washington should 'let its people breathe', Tehran said in a message backing the protests engulfing the US.

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying

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India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying

Two officials at Pakistan's High Commission in New Delhi were being expelled for "espionage activities", India's foreign ministry said late ...

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Trump: Antifa to be classified as terrorist group

Trump said that the US would be classifying the loose-knit Antifa movement as a terrorist group after blaming it for some of the recent spasm of violence in US cities.

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Dozens demonstrate in Jerusalem over killing of autistic Palestinian

Protesters carried signs reading "Palestinian Lives Matter" and "Justice for Iyad. Justice for George".

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Israeli policeman jailed for robbing Palestinians at checkpoints

The police officer was sentenced to two years in prison after he and another policeman were found to have robbed Palestinians at a ...

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Iran FM flips the script on US over protests

Tehran's top diplomat altered a State Department statement on protests in Iran to berate the US over the killing of George Floyd and protests ...

Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

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Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

Officials in Iran have yet to issue an overall death toll for the unrest, while London-based human rights group Amnesty International has put ...

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Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem reopens after two months

The Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem reopened after being closed for over two months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Death of Algerian girl in 'faith healing' sparks outcry

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Death of Algerian girl in 'faith healing' sparks outcry

A ten-year-old Algerian girl died after suffering abuse during a "faith healing" session, police said.

Afghanistan 'ready' for peace dialogue with Taliban

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Afghanistan 'ready' for peace dialogue with Taliban

Abdullah Abdullah, who heads a council representing the government, said a lull in violence triggered by a surprise ceasefire offered by the ...

Iran's Ahmadinejad defends African Americans with Tupac 'n****' lyrics

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Iran's Ahmadinejad defends African Americans with Tupac 'n****' lyrics

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday weighed in on the ongoing anti-police brutality protests in the United States by quoting a Tupac ...

Israel <em>police</em> kill Palestinian they mistakenly thought was armed

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Israel police kill Palestinian they mistakenly thought was armed

Eyad Hallak, a 32-year-old Palestinian man was killed by the Israeli police in the Old City. The officers claimed they suspected that ...

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White House locked down as nationwide protests continue

President Donald Trump was in the mansion during the protest that converged on a park across the street.

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Istanbul conquest commemorated with Islamic prayers in Hagia Sophia

The ceremony was attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who joined via videoconference.

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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 ...

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Cypriot court upholds Hezbollah suspect's US extradition

A suspected Hezbollah member has had his appeal against extradition to the US rejected by Cyprus' supreme court.

Bankrupt Kurdistan is no longer 'the other Iraq'

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Bankrupt Kurdistan is no longer 'the other Iraq'

Comment: The Kurdistan region of Iraq has hit rock bottom. What was once a promising 'other Iraq' is now a politically and financially bankrupt ...

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Unconditional solidarity: Palestinians rally support for George Floyd's family

Palestinians rally in support of George Floyd's family after the death of the unarmed African-American by a white officer, as it emerged a ...

Israel arrests imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque

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Israel arrests imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli forces have stormed the home of the imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third holiest site, as Palestinians tried to reach the mosque to ...

Bosnia <em>police</em> say two refugees killed in apparent clash

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Bosnia police say two refugees killed in apparent clash

Two refugee men were killed in a clash among migrants near the border with Croatia.

Twitter conceals Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

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Twitter conceals Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Twitter has concealed a tweet by Trump calling for shooting Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis.

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