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Algerians are set to vote on a constitutional referendum the government touts as heralding a 'new republic' that has been rejected by the protest movement.

The proposal aims at supplying Israel with 30,000lb bombs capable of destroying underground Iranian nuclear facilities.

Turkey summons French diplomat over Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon

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Turkey summons French diplomat over Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon

Turkish authorities have promised to take 'legal and diplomatic' action against the French satirical magazine.

US warns of strikes on Riyadh amid Houthi attacks

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US warns of strikes on Riyadh amid Houthi attacks

The US embassy in Riyadh warned American citizens to 'stay alert' after a string of Houthi attacks.

China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

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China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

Chinese officials say that new developments appears to show coronavirus infections have been curbed in Xinjiang province.

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First delegation of Israeli high-tech companies visits UAE: reports

Representatives from more than a dozen Israeli tech companies are in the United Arab Emirates to establish ties with the Gulf state, according to reports.

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Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel launched a second round of maritime border talks Wednesday

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Saudi Arabia to replace kafala system with work contracts

Saudi Arabia has announced it will replace its controversial kafala system, according to local reports.

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Iran building underground nuclear facility: UN watchdog

Iran continues to stockpile greater amounts of low-enriched uranium, but does not appear to possess enough to produce a weapon, Rafael Grossi, ...

Biden preferred candidate among Arab-Americans, poll finds

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Biden preferred candidate among Arab-Americans, poll finds

Most Arab-American voters view President Donald Trump as 'ineffective' in addressing the community’s priority concerns.

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Mother of Austin Tice says Pompeo undermining his release

Ahead of the elections, disappeared US journalist Austin Tice's family put out a statement lauding Trump for hostage negotiations in Syria and ...

Biden accuses Trump of giving up in Covid fight

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Biden accuses Trump of giving up in Covid fight

Biden accused Trump of giving up in the fight against Covid-19 as the president faced a new outbreak in his team and surging infections ...

Detained British-Australian academic moved out of Iran's desert prison

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Detained British-Australian academic moved out of Iran's desert prison

An Australian-British academic, who was charged with espionage in Iran, has been moved out of the desert prison.

Netanyahu says normalisation deals 'changing the map' of Mideast

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Netanyahu says normalisation deals 'changing the map' of Mideast

Normalisation agreements with Arab states will enable shorter and cheaper flights for Israelis, Netanyahu boasted.

TV reporter goes missing in southern Pakistan

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TV reporter goes missing in southern Pakistan

The reporter's abduction may have been related to his work on recent political events.

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Netanyahu lauds Sudan deal, while Palestinians lament

Palestinian leaders strongly condemned the deal, echoing their rejection of Israel's normalisation accords with the UAE and Bahrain signed in Washington last month.

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Trump says 'five more' Arab nations want Israel normalisation

The US president did not name which five countries were interested in normalising ties with Israel after the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan agreed to ...

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US says Sudan to normalise ties with Israel

Palestinian officials have slammed the move as a 'stab in the back'.

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PKK militants impose royalties on Iraqi citizens

PKK militants recently deployed in Penjwen, in the Sulaymaniyah governorate, have taken control of a number of roads leading to the border with ...

Trump moves to end Sudan terror listing

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Trump moves to end Sudan terror listing

Sudan's government has issued a $335 million compensation payment as part of the agreement towards being removed from the State Sponsors of ...

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Palestine's fatwa council deplores UAE normalisation visit to Al-Aqsa

Palestine's fatwa council head Mufti Muhammed Hussain deplored an Israeli-funded UAE delegation to Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Yemen in Focus: New Houthi ambassador signals Iran's intentions

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Yemen in Focus: New Houthi ambassador signals Iran's intentions

This week we focus on Iran's new ambassador to the Houthis in the rebel-held capital.

Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq's economic woes

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Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq's economic woes

Iraq's state revenues have plunged amid a crash in oil prices this year, forcing the government to reconsider the outsized sum it spends on the ...

Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

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Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

Prime Minister Kadhimi said Iraq is walking a tight rope between Iran and US, as relations deteriorate between the two countries.

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