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US President Joe Biden is naming September 11 as the deadline by which the last US soldiers will have finally departed Afghanistan.

Kurdish authorities in northern Iraq have denied reports of an Israeli intelligence foothold in the region.

Libya releases 'one of world’s most wanted human traffickers'

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Libya releases 'one of world’s most wanted human traffickers'

Abd Al-Rahman Milad was released from prison after being accused of direct involvement in the sinking of migrant boats.

Egypt frees journalist couple

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Egypt frees journalist couple

Egypt has released two journalists who have been help in prison for 18 months on charges of belonging to a terrorist group.

Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

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Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

Jordan has announced that it will put on trial those accused of plotting to destabilise Jordan.

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US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

David Hale has urged Lebanon’s leaders to form a government and help stabilise the crippled economy.

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How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

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Turkey imposes partial lockdown for first half of Ramadan

Turkey has imposed a partial lockdown for the first half of Ramadan as coronavirus cases continue to rise.

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Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

Negotiations are underway between the Suez Canal authorities and the owners of the ship that blocked the passage for a number of days, causing ...

Zarif and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

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Zarif and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

Iran and Russia warned that an attack on the Natanz atomic site and new EU sanctions could harm ongoing negotiations.

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Al Araby TV journalist 'interrogated by Mossad in Spain'

Al Araby TV and Al-Araby Al-Jadeed have condemned Hamed's 'interrogation' as an 'attack on freedom of press and human rights in Europe'.

Egypt frees journalist Khaled Dawoud

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Egypt frees journalist Khaled Dawoud

Egypt has freed prominent dissident journalist and politician Khaled Dawoud after more than 18 months in detention.

Senior US State Department official to visit Beirut

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Senior US State Department official to visit Beirut

The US State Department announced it will send a senior official to voice the administration's "concern" over the worsening situation in Lebanon.

Iran searches for culprits following Natanz nuclear facility attack

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Iran searches for culprits following Natanz nuclear facility attack

Iran is hunting down the people it believes responsible for an attack that damaged the Natanz uranium enrichment facility.

US 'not involved' in Iran nuclear site sabotage: W.House

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US 'not involved' in Iran nuclear site sabotage: W.House

The White House said Monday that the United States had nothing to do with what Iran says was a sabotage attack on its Natanz uranium enrichment ...

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

Iran views US reticence to continue operating in Iraq not only as a sign of weakness but as an opportunity to further cement its hold and power over Iraqi affairs.

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Qatar Red Crescent to launch $100 million vaccination project

Qatar Red Crescent is raising funds to reach the $100 million needed for a global vaccination initiative aiming vulnerable populations in 20 ...

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EU sanctions 8 Iranian security officials over 2019 crackdown

The EU on Monday added eight Iranian security officials to a sanctions blacklist over a 2019 protest crackdown.

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Everyone is talking about Jordan - except Jordanian journalists

In-depth: Whatever happened - a coup, sedition, or an overzealous royal family seeking to stamp out internal opposition - one thing is clear: ...

Saudi Arabia approves shortened Taraweeh prayers for Mecca, Medina

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Saudi Arabia approves shortened Taraweeh prayers for Mecca, Medina

A new 30-minute limit will be placed on the nightly Taraweeh prayers in mosques across the kingdom.

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WHO tells Iraqis to get Covid-19 jab amid disinformation

The World Health Organization in Iraq is concerned that disinformation about Covid-19 vaccines is preventing people from getting the jab.

US police murdering Black father sparks fresh Minneapolis protests

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US police murdering Black father sparks fresh Minneapolis protests

A suburb of Minneapolis was under curfew early Monday after US police fatally shot Daunte Wright, a young unarmed Black man, sparking protests.

Israel 'of course' behind nuclear site attack: Iran

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Israel 'of course' behind nuclear site attack: Iran

Iran's foreign minister Saeed Khatibzadeh blamed 'the Zionist regime' behind an attack on the Natanz uranium enrichment plant on Sunday.

Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

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Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

Morocco is accused of having killed a senior Western Sahara independence fighter through the use of a drone.

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