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On his last day in office, Trump pardoned several people including controversial former aide Steve Bannon.

Israel - which rights groups say is legally obliged to provide vaccines to Palestinians - delivered at least one dose to 28 percent of its population by Tuesday.

Trump's end may be just the beginning

Khaled A. Beydoun

Trump's end may be just the beginning

Comment: The racism and white rage that Trump came to symbolise are deeply entrenched. Biden must commit to ending America's institutionalised apathy towards white supremacy, writes Khaled Beydoun.

Trump 'provoked' Capitol mob: Republican Senate leader McConnell

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Trump 'provoked' Capitol mob: Republican Senate leader McConnell

Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said outgoing President Donald Trump "provoked" his supporters to attack the US Capitol.

IS militants reportedly behind explosions in central Iraq

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IS militants reportedly behind explosions in central Iraq

The explosion was reported by some outlets as US airstrikes on Iran-backed militants in Iraq, prompting US CENTCOM to quickly clear air on the ...

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Tunisia seeks to stem wave of night-time street riots

Tunisia is bracing for protests after hundreds were arrested in four nights of street clashes between riot police and disaffected youths

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Bitcoin blackouts: Iran blames cryptocurrency mining for city darkness

Iran has been suffering blackouts across the country, and the government insists that the cause is cryptocurrency.

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Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 ...

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Qatar calls for Gulf-Iran talks to ease regional tensions

Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called for dialogue with Iran just weeks after ending the dispute with the GCC.

Biden team: US will not lift Covid travel bans

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Biden team: US will not lift Covid travel bans

US President-elect Joe Biden's spokeswoman quickly dismissed Donald Trump's announcement that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from much of ...

Malia Bouattia

Meagre food ration parcels make for a Dickensian reality

Comment: The shameful food parcels handed out to needy parents show once again how a privatised pandemic response puts profit over people, ...

Palestinians urge EU to send monitors for summer elections

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Palestinians urge EU to send monitors for summer elections

The Palestinian prime minister called on the European Union to send observers to elections scheduled for later this year, specifically ...

'Unity' in Yemen is the only path to survival

Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko

'Unity' in Yemen is the only path to survival

Comment: The success of Yemen's new government will rest on building trust between factions, as well as the actions of the incoming US ...

Tunisia must 'immediately' shun violence against protesters: Amnesty

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Tunisia must 'immediately' shun violence against protesters: Amnesty

Online footage shows police beating and dragging individuals who were arrested, while eyewitnesses have shared testimony indicating the ill ...

FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

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FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

US defense officials are worried about an insider attack involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the National ...

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Tunisia arrests over 600, deploys troops after riots

Over 600 people have been arrested and troops have been deployed after a third consecutive night of riots in various Tunisian cities.

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Iraq grants $20bn construction projects to Chinese companies

Iraq has granted $20 billion worth of construction projects to a consortium of Chinese companies, according to local media reports.

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Israeli warplanes strike the besieged Gaza Strip

There were no reports of any damage from Palestinian rockets, with Israeli army sources indicating they had landed in the Mediterranean sea

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Tunisian rioters clash with security forces for third night

Clashes broke out for a third consecutive evening in several Tunisian cities, pitting stone-throwing youths against security forces despite a ...

Egypt seizes assets of Morsi, 88 Muslim Brotherhood members

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Egypt seizes assets of Morsi, 88 Muslim Brotherhood members

An Egyptian court ordered the seizure of assets of former president Mohamed Morsi and 88 other members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood, a ...

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Riots break out in Tunisian cities amid economic crisis

Riots erupted in several Tunisian cities on Saturday amid a deteriorating economic situation and public outrage over a video showing a shepherd ...

At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

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At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

A local dispute has morphed into broader fighting in West Darfur's capital, marking the worst outbreak of violence in the restive region since a ...

Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

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Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

Iran's nuclear department has reportedly asked the UN's nuclear watchdog to abstain from publishing details on its nuclear program which could ...

Human Rights Watch says Israel legally-obliged to vaccinate Palestinians

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Human Rights Watch says Israel legally-obliged to vaccinate Palestinians

Human Rights Watch says that under the Geneva Convention, Israel must provide vaccinations to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza in the same ...

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