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Hassan Diab said he would propose early polls to cabinet on Monday.

Sudan has complained to the US that it has not taken into account changes since the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir in its recent warnings against travel to the country

Lebanese security forces fire tear gas at Beirut protesters

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Lebanese security forces fire tear gas at Beirut protesters

Thousands of people had poured into Beirut's main square on Saturday hanging up symbolic nooses that they say officials should be hanged on over this week’s blast.

Over 40 Syrians killed in Beirut blast: embassy

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Over 40 Syrians killed in Beirut blast: embassy

The embassy did not specify if the Syrian fatalities were included in the 154 death toll announced by Lebanese authorities.

Lebanon braced for massive anti-government <em>protests</em> as anger mounts

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Lebanon braced for massive anti-government protests as anger mounts

Lebanon is braced for large anti-government protests on Saturday, amid popular anger against the country's political leadership.

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Iraqi PM to visit Trump, signalling warming US ties

Iraq's PM Kadhimi will visit Trump in Washington on 20 August, signalling US-Iran ties are recovering seven months after breaking down over the US strike on Baghdad

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Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

Lebanese authorities had raised the alarm on the dangerous stockpile of explosive material at Beirut's port at least 10 times prior to the ...

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Lebanon president rejects global probe into Beirut port blast

Despite many calls for an independent probe into the Beirut blast, Lebanon's president rejected an international investigation into the tragedy.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Beirut blast sends political shockwaves

The tragedy in Beirut has reignited calls by Iraqis for militant factions and groups linked to the government to remove their weapons stockpiles ...

Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as first arrests made

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Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as first arrests made

Rescuers are combing through the blast site, searching for missing people as the country reels from the tragedy.

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Pro-Palestine candidate Cori Bush wins US congress primary

Cori Bush earned a reputation as a fierce activist on the streets against police brutality in Missouri, and she made headlines for supporting ...

The terror and guilt of watching Beirut from afar

Michal Kranz

The terror and guilt of watching Beirut from afar

Beirut, a welcoming cosmopolitan city loved by all those who call it home, lies in ruins. Michal Kranz, a journalist until recently based in ...

IMF urges Lebanon to break reform 'impasse' after blast

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IMF urges Lebanon to break reform 'impasse' after blast

Talks with the IMF this year have so far failed to yield promises of reform from Lebanon's government.

How Arabic language learning survived Covid-19

Brooke Anderson

How Arabic language learning survived Covid-19

Arabic language learning has thrived online during the pandemic, as lessons move from the classroom to the living room.

Iraq to list hazardous materials after Beirut blast

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Iraq to list hazardous materials after Beirut blast

An emergency committee says it will complete an inventory of all hazardous materials at ports and airports within 72 hours.

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Thousands protest in Turkey against domestic violence

Turkey witnessed its biggest anti-domestic violence protest on Wednesday since demonstrations began a few weeks ago.

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Macron to push for Lebanon aid after Beirut blast

France is set to send urgent aid to Lebanon as the country struggles to respond to a deadly blast that has destroyed entire neighbourhoods in ...

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Iran executes man for killing guard in 2017-18 protests

Iran executed a man convicted of killing a member of the Revolutionary Guards during deadly 2017-18 protests.

Austin Bodetti

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Eco-theology has the potential to reshape environmental protection in the Middle East.

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

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India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly ...

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

Lebanese try to storm energy ministry amid power cuts

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Lebanese try to storm energy ministry amid power cuts

Lebanese residents have been hit with severe daily power cuts since late June as an economic and political crisis spirals out of control.

Israel's coronavirus infection rate among world's highest: Netanyahu

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Israel's coronavirus infection rate among world's highest: Netanyahu

Israel has recorded 75,083 confirmed coronavirus cases, with 554 deaths.

Egypt invites Elon Musk after 'aliens built pyramids' tweet

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Egypt invites Elon Musk after 'aliens built pyramids' tweet

Egypt's international cooperation minister has invited the Tesla founder to visit the pyramids after he tweeted the ancient structures were ...

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