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The chaos complicates an already intractable standoff between the military and a protest movement that has been staging large-scale demonstrations daily to have Suu Kyi’s government restored to power.

UN envoy issues Myanmar warning over Suu Kyi

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UN envoy issues Myanmar warning over Suu Kyi

The UN special envoy on Myanmar has warned of the potential for an escalation of violence in the country on Wednesday.

Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

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Myanmar junta warns public not to hide fugitive protesters

Burmese forces have arrested hundreds of people since the military took power in a coup two weeks ago.

Egyptian government concerned by economic threat from Israel-UAE pipeline

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Egyptian government concerned by economic threat from Israel-UAE pipeline

Amid continuing uncertainty, the director of Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority has backtracked on statements that a proposed UAE-Israel oil pipeline ...

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Pakistani man killed during TikTok stunt on train track

Hamza Naveed, 18, was walking next to the tracks while a friend filmed him, a spokesperson for the local rescue agency said.

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Turkmenistan, Afghanistan open new rail and power links

Turkmenistan and Afghanistan have introduced new transport, power and communications links.

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Iraq kickstarts railway project linking Baghdad to Turkish border

Iraq started operations to lay down a new railway network that expects to make it a conduit for goods from Australia and East Asia to ...

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Iran says missile programme not up for negotiation

The US wants the issue of Iran's controversial missile programme on the table during nuclear negotiations.

France says stance on radicalism distorted, not anti-Islam

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France says stance on radicalism distorted, not anti-Islam

France has defended itself against criticism over Islamophobia.

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Iran, Afghanistan open first rail link

Iran and Afghanistan have opened a historic rail link in the hopes of increasing trade between the two countries.

Israel plans rail link between Mediterranean and Gulf states

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Israel plans rail link between Mediterranean and Gulf states

The discussion came after Israel recently signed deals to normalise ties with Gulf states Bahrain and the UAE.

US removes group blamed by China from terror list

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US removes group blamed by China from terror list

The US announced its removal of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, which China regularly blames for its crackdown on the Xinjiang region, from ...

Jordan is Saudi Arabia's largest trade partner: ambassador

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Jordan is Saudi Arabia's largest trade partner: ambassador

Saudi ambassador to Amman Nayef bin Bandar Al-Sudairy said trade relations between Riyadh and Amman have been growing in recent years.

Egypt vexed by Israeli-Emirati plans for 'rival Suez Canal'

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Egypt vexed by Israeli-Emirati plans for 'rival Suez Canal'

Egypt is worried over reported plans to construct a rival shipping lane that could usurp the Suez Canal, through which 10 percent of the world's ...

Rauf Mammadov

Russia and Turkey on collision course in Libya's conflict

Analysis: Moscow and Ankara are vying for influence in Libya, but their competing economic interests could collide.

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Former Spain king leaves country after Saudi corruption allegations

Spain's former king has been dogged by a corruption scandal involving Saudi Arabia.

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Iranian hackers claim major attack on Israeli railway system

An Iranian hacker group has claimed responsibility for a major cyberattack affecting 28 railway stations in Israel, in the latest in a ...

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Israeli police detain 16 pro-Netanyahu activists in Jerusalem

Israeli police have detained about 16 activists from the far-right La Familia group, after they attacked reporters, chanted anti-Arab slogans, ...

Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

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Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has the country seeking help in the Far East.

Kareem Chehayeb

Lebanon weighs impact of Caesar Act as economy nosedives

Cash-strapped Lebanon is weighing its response to a new US sanctions law targeting the Syrian regime.

French olive farmer cleared of charges for aiding migrants

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French olive farmer cleared of charges for aiding migrants

A French court cleared charges against a man who helped around 200 migrants cross the border from Italy.

Egypt moves sphinxes to Tahrir Square despite controversy

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Egypt moves sphinxes to Tahrir Square despite controversy

Egyptian authorities have relocated four ancient sphinxes to Cairo's Tahrir Square, prompting fears that the city's high air pollution could ...

Egypt thunderstorms bring torrential flooding, killing 21

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Egypt thunderstorms bring torrential flooding, killing 21

Most of the victims were in rural areas and slums but apartments in some of the country's richest neighbourhoods have also been flooded.

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