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Comment: For Iranians tired of one-dimensional 'likes', persistent trolls, and absent audiences, Clubhouse has fostered a new kind of more inclusive, real-time political dialogue, writes Hossein Derakhshan.

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard general has implied that Iran was responsible for a rocket attack targeting the secretive Dimona nuclear reactor in southern Israel on Thursday.

How China's 'wolf warrior' diplomacy fuelled tensions with Turkey

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How China's 'wolf warrior' diplomacy fuelled tensions with Turkey

Analysis: A rare diplomatic spat erupted between Ankara and Beijing after two Turkish politicians criticised China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority.

UN Security Council to announce support for Palestinian elections

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UN Security Council to announce support for Palestinian elections

The UN Security Council will hold a session to discuss Israeli violations in Palestine and attempts to prevent voting in East Jerusalem.

Turkish crypto founder vanishes with reported $2bn

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Turkish crypto founder vanishes with reported $2bn

Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation after the Istanbul-based founder of a cryptocurrency exchange left the country holding a reported ...

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Egypt to release hundreds of prisoners ‘including Brotherhood members’

Egyptian authorities will release 1,686 prisoners to mark Ramadan, including members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement, according to reports.

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India sets new record for Covid cases

India has set a grim new record for new covid cases, as Boris Johnson cancelled plans to visit the country over virus fears.

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Islamists expected to win Algeria's elections, breaking military's domination

Experts say Islamist parties will likely win Algeria's elections this June, which will mean breaking from a long history of secular military ...

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Barghouthi leads Palestinian election poll amid fears of delay

A new poll gives Fatah leader Marwan Barghouthi a lead in the polls, amid speculation that the election could be delayed due to Israeli ...

Pakistan Taliban claim deadly blast at luxury hotel

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Pakistan Taliban claim deadly blast at luxury hotel

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for a deadly suicide blast at a luxury hotel hosting the Chinese ambassador.

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US votes Saudi arms sales limits over Khashoggi killing

The legislation would restrict arms sales to Saudi Arabia as long as the violation of dissidents' and detainees' rights continues.

US denies it funded Tunisian president's election campaign

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US denies it funded Tunisian president's election campaign

The United States denied financing the Tunisian president's 2019 election campaign, after accusations from an Islamist lawmaker.

US to cut emissions by 50 percent by 2030

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US to cut emissions by 50 percent by 2030

Facebook disabled accounts used by the Palestinian Authority's internal intelligence organisation to spy on journalists, human rights activists ...

Iran's support for Houthis 'threatens peace' in Yemen: US

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Iran's support for Houthis 'threatens peace' in Yemen: US

A leading US official warned that Iran's support for Houthi rebels is threatening peace efforts in Yemen.

Biden to recognise massacre of Armenians as genocide: reports

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Biden to recognise massacre of Armenians as genocide: reports

US President Joe Biden is preparing to recognize the World War I-era killings of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as ...

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US gives Iran 'examples' of sanctions it could lift

The United States has revealed a set of possible sanctions it could lift if Iran under a return to a nuclear accord.

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Algeria whistle-blower jailed for a year

Algerian journalist and whistle-blower Noureddine Tounsi was sentenced to a year in prison after being detained since September.

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Europe powers warn against jeopardising Iran talks progress

Escalatory moves could jeopardise any progress made at Vienna talks between world powers and Iran, a diplomat has warned.

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Publisher to release ex-VP Pence's memoir despite objections

The memoir of former vice president Mike Pence is to be published, despite protests by staff.

Tunisia investigates claims US funded <em>President</em> Kais Saied

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Tunisia investigates claims US funded President Kais Saied

The explosive allegations were first made by MP Rached Khiari on a live video released on Monday.

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

Syria's Assad submits candidacy for May vote

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Syria's Assad submits candidacy for May vote

President Assad has submitted his application for the upcoming Syria elections, which he is widely expected to win.

Erdogan wades into row over Turkish bank reserves

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Erdogan wades into row over Turkish bank reserves

Erdogan has spoken publicly for the first time about the losses incurred by the central bank.

Putin's face-offs with the world

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Putin's face-offs with the world

President Putin addressed the Federal Assembly to discuss a number of different topics.

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