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A UAE based space exploration company has announced that it will send an unmanned rover to the moon next year.

An investigation into the embezzlement of funds from Lebanon’s central bank is examining activities linked with Riad Salemeh.

Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

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Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

Christian women face death penalty over 'Quran sticker': Pakistan

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Christian women face death penalty over 'Quran sticker': Pakistan

Two Christian women face the death sentence in Pakistan after they removed from a locker, a sticker with a Quran verse on it whilst cleaning.

Pro-democracy Hirak protesters launch hunger strike in Algerian prison

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Pro-democracy Hirak protesters launch hunger strike in Algerian prison

A group of detained anti-government protesters in Algeria have launched a mass hunger strike in prison.

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Hamas says Israel’s snub of ICC 'no surprise’

Basim Naem has said that Israel’s dismissal of the ICC probe is no surprise, but also expressed hope.

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Israel's ICC rebuttal 'admission of war crimes': rights group

Euro-Med Monitor called on the ICC to initiate investigations and not to yield to any political pressures or allow the parties involved to evade ...

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Netanyahu's office declares Israel will not cooperate with ICC

The day before a key deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Tel-Aviv would not be cooperating with the ICC's war ...

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Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

Jordan's King Abdullah II agreed to enter mediation to heal a rift within the royal family, the palace said, after his half-brother Prince ...

Search for survivors of Bangladesh ferry disaster called off

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Search for survivors of Bangladesh ferry disaster called off

Authorities have called off the search for survivors of a disastrous ferry accident in Bangladesh.

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Israel's Netanyahu to call meeting on ICC investigation

Netanyahu is expected to convene a meeting with Defence Minister Benny Gantz, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and other senior officials, ...

Turkey detains 10 retired admirals over 'coup' allegations

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Turkey detains 10 retired admirals over 'coup' allegations

Turkey has detained 10 retired admirals over claims they are calling for a coup over an open letter criticising the proposed Istanbul canal.

Algeria police <em>probe</em> teen protester's claim of sex abuse

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Algeria police probe teen protester's claim of sex abuse

Algerian police said Sunday they had launched an investigation after videos on social media claiming officers sexually abused a teenage boy ...

Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

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Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

Multiple suspects, including the king's half-brother Prince Hamzah, have been arrested for an alleged coup attempt in Jordan.

Bodies of three Lebanese sisters wash up in Syria

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Bodies of three Lebanese sisters wash up in Syria

The bodies of three Lebanese sisters were discovered on a Syrian beach after they drowned.

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Turkey slams admirals' warning over Bosphorus treaty

103 retired Turkish admirals signed an open letter warning that developing a shipping canal in Istanbul could endanger the 1936 Montreux Convention.

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Saudi Arabia, US back Jordan after 'foiled coup attempt'

Amman swiftly received an influx of support from its regional and international allies on Saturday after an alleged coup plot was foiled by ...

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Jordan ‘foils coup attempt' involving royal family members

Prince Hamzah bin Hussein was escorted by guards from his Amman palace and taken for questioning over an alleged plot to overthrow the king.

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EU hails US dropping of ICC sanctions

In a statement, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the EU stands together with all partners of the ICC against "attempts at obstructing ...

UK crime agency considers investigating Lebanon corruption report: sources

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UK crime agency considers investigating Lebanon corruption report: sources

A report by a group of London-based lawyers accused Lebanon's central bank governor and associates of money laundering and corrupt practices.

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ICC hails 'new phase' with US after sanctions lifted

The Biden administration has stripped Trump-era financial sanctions and a visa ban imposed on top ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and another ...

Egypt could claim $1bn in compensation for Suez ship

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Egypt could claim $1bn in compensation for Suez ship

Egypt's Suez Canal Authority says the Ever Given will only be allowed to continue its voyage once compensation - possibly amounting to $1bn - ...

Biden to reverse Trump ICC sanctions despite key divisions

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Biden to reverse Trump ICC sanctions despite key divisions

Despite continued disagreements on Afghanistan and Palestine, the Biden administration is reportedly planning to reverse Trump's sanctions on ...

Experts examine bottom of ship stuck in Suez

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Experts examine bottom of ship stuck in Suez

Divers are taking a look at the underside of the massive ship that blocked the Suez Canal last week.

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