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US fighter jets dropped seven precision bombs in Syria, hitting seven targets including a crossing used by Iran-backed groups to move weapons across the border into Iraq.

Thousands marched through the streets of the capital Yerevan in support of Pashinyan, with the opposition urging him to step down to avoid bloodshed or even civil war.

Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

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Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

Tar from Israel oil spill reaches Lebanon, threatening environment

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Tar from Israel oil spill reaches Lebanon, threatening environment

Tar deposits have been found in two locations in southern Lebanon, including at a turtle-breeding site.

Turkish court upholds jail sentence for pro-Kurdish lawmaker

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Turkish court upholds jail sentence for pro-Kurdish lawmaker

Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu received a two-year-and-a-half sentence upheld by Turkey’s Court of Appeal, after being outspoken about Turkish ...

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BBC refuses to apologise over 'Islamophobic' interview

The BBC issued a statement on Friday that did not address complaints about hostility to the Muslim Council of Britain's president.

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Row over teacher's 'Islamism' claims in Paris suburb

The school teacher had accused the French government of underestimating the threat of Islamist extremism, sparking a row with the suburb's mayor.

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Trump returns to spotlight in trial

The house impeachment managers have continued to present their case against former president Donald Trump, who they accuse of inciting a violent ...

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Anti-Trump Republicans plan to form 'breakaway third party'

The plans appear to be a political knee-jerk reaction from former GOP officials worried about the party’s disregard for the rule of law ...

Tens of thousands rally to protest Myanmar coup

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Tens of thousands rally to protest Myanmar coup

Yangoon residents have massively taken the streets to request the return of their elected leaders, Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, arrested by ...

Tharwa Boulifi

A gradual return to dictatorship in Tunisia?

Comment: Tunisians' biggest fear remains the return to a dictatorial regime that crippled their country. Recent events suggest they have good ...

Making sense of Europe's response to the Arab Spring

David Suber

Making sense of Europe's response to the Arab Spring

The New Arab speaks to analyst Lorenzo Trombetta about the impact of the Arab Spring uprisings on Mediterranean geopolitics.

Kosovo establishes Israel ties, to open embassy in Jerusalem

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Kosovo establishes Israel ties, to open embassy in Jerusalem

In exchange for setting up its mission in Jerusalem, Kosovo gets recognition from Israel, as it seeks to further legitimise its 2008 declaration ...

Tripoli's working class lives matter

Nizar Hassan

Tripoli's working class lives matter

Comment: Tripoli and its revolutionary youth must resist a reality in which their deaths are seen as an affordable crime by the ruling class, ...

Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

Ziad Al-Qattan

Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

In-depth: The arrest of DJ Sama after hosting a techno event in the West Bank reveals a deeper set of tensions within Palestinian society.

Samir Bennis

To improve Morocco-Spain relations, first confront Spanish double standards

Comment: It is both incongruent and hypocritical for Spain to continue laying claim to Gibraltar while dismissing Morocco's claims to Ceuta and Melilla, writes Samir Bennis.

Horriya Marzouk

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

In-depth: Further from the aspirations of the 2011 revolution than ever before, will the demand for 'bread, freedom and social justice' ever be ...

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Facebook 'supreme court' to judge Trump suspension

Facebook asked its independent experts to rule on whether it should uphold former president Donald Trump's suspension.

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Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on new US President Joe Biden to "strengthen" the two countries' alliance.

Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

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Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

Donald Trump was impeached for the second time, a first in US history.

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'Capitol Building attack like Syria' and other Orientalist takes

As the US picks itself up after a night of violence in the Capitol Building, some pundits are being criticised for Orientalist takes on the ...

World leaders are appalled by storming of US Capitol

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World leaders are appalled by storming of US Capitol

World leaders condemned the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Iran dithering on crash probe, says Ukraine airline

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Iran dithering on crash probe, says Ukraine airline

Those in the Iranian investigation into the downing of a passenger plane ago are deliberately dragging their feet, Ukraine International ...

China's 'vaccine diplomacy' presses ahead in Middle East

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China's 'vaccine diplomacy' presses ahead in Middle East

Health authorities in the Middle East are rolling out vaccines developed by Chinese state-owned conglomerate Sinopharm.

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