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Iraqi police fired stun grenades and tear gas at protesters who were burning tyres and hurling rocks on the strategic Al-Jumhuriyah bridge.

Erdogan took a second insulting swipe at French President Emmanuel Macron, who said calls to boycott French products were the work of a "radical minority".

Australia asks Iran about report academic moved from prison

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Australia asks Iran about report academic moved from prison

Australia has asked Iran about the reported move of Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Melbourne University lecturer who was arrested in Iran, to an undisclosed location.

Israel says to trial Covid-19 vaccine from next month

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Israel says to trial Covid-19 vaccine from next month

Israel will begin its first clinical trials of a novel coronavirus vaccine next month, authorities said, as the country grapples with a second ...

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire

Armenia and Azerbaijan have again agreed to respect a "humanitarian ceasefire" in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, after previous attempts to stem ...

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Imran Khan accuses Macron of 'attacking Islam'

Imran Khan accused French President Emmanuel Macron of "attacking Islam", after the European leader criticised Islamists and defended the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.

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Iraqis rally to revive year-old revolt against the system

Riot police clad in bulletproof vests, helmets and plastic shields were lined on Sunday near major bridges close to Baghdad's Green Zone.

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Saudi Arabia 'next' to normalise with Israel: Mossad chief

Saudi Arabia is soon to be the next Arab state to normalise relations with Israel, reports claimed.

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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.

WATCH: Netanyahu swerves Trump's invitation to criticise Biden

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WATCH: Netanyahu swerves Trump's invitation to criticise Biden

Netanyahu's diplomatic response appeared to wipe the smile from the president's face.

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Head of Sudan’s largest party slams Israel normalisation deal

Sudan's former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi withdrew from a government-organised religious conference on Saturday in protest ...

France to crack down on online posts after murder

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France to crack down on online posts after murder

France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher ...

Trump suggests Egypt may 'blow up' Ethiopia dam

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Trump suggests Egypt may 'blow up' Ethiopia dam

Donald Trump risked a diplomatic crisis after he told reporters at the White House that Sudan must resolve the issue or risk Egypt blowing up ...

Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump remarks

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Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump remarks

US President Donald Trump voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and appeared to suggest that Egypt may ...

Israel 'will not oppose' US arms sales to UAE

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Israel 'will not oppose' US arms sales to UAE

Defence Minister Benny Gantz received assurances from US Defence Secretary Mark Esper that Israel's 'qualitative military edge' would ...

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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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The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether ...

Sudan's Umma Party threatens transitional government over Israel normalisation

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Sudan's Umma Party threatens transitional government over Israel normalisation

Sadiq Al-Mahdi threatened the Sudanese transitional government over normalisation.

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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 ...

Two-decade court battle over West Bank area nears end

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Two-decade court battle over West Bank area nears end

Palestinian Bedouins may be forced out of their villagew after a long court battle, with the Israeli military declaring the Masafer Yatta area a ...

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 ...

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

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Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

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