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Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak was convicted on multi-million dollar corruption charges last year. Now, he launches his appeal against a hefty prison sentence.

A six-month-old infant was found alive in the rubbles of the collapsed building that cost the life of 25 people and injured 26 others.

Death toll rises to 18 in Egypt building collapse

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Death toll rises to 18 in Egypt building collapse

At least 18 people died after a building collapsed in Cairo on Saturday, state media reported, increasing the death toll from the initial count.

Five killed, dozens injured as building collapses in Cairo

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Five killed, dozens injured as building collapses in Cairo

At least five people were killed and dozens more wounded when a nine-storey building collapsed in the Gesr Suez area of eastern Cairo.

Supporters concerned over jailed Morocco historian's health

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Supporters concerned over jailed Morocco historian's health

Supporters of jailed Moroccan historian Maati Monjib expressed concern over his health after he launched a hunger strike.

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Lebanese blockade main roads demanding action over plunging pound

In Lebanon, the economic situation has deeply worsened and protestors are cutting the country's main roads to ask for political action

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Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country ...

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Cairo building partially collapses killing 3: Egypt officials

The three dead were reportedly all from one family, while an injured six-year old child was pulled out from under the rubble and taken to ...

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What's next for Trump, the Republican Party and Biden?

Trump's acquittal by the US Senate poses questions about a possible 2024 run for president and the future of the Republican Party.

Trump incited insurrection and 'revelled' in violence: Democrats

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Trump incited insurrection and 'revelled' in violence: Democrats

The chief Democratic impeachment prosecutor said former US President Donald Trump incited insurrection and "revelled" in violence by supporters ...

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Evolving notions of citizenship in UAE and the Gulf

Comment: UAE's plan to expand citizenship reflects a nation keen to shore up its assets while protecting access to this traditionally exclusive ...

Lebanon proposes residency for investors - but not refugees

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Lebanon proposes residency for investors - but not refugees

Syrian and Palestinian refugees are explicitly barred in the draft budget from taking advantage of residency by real estate ...

Israel's chief epidemiologist angers UAE with coronavirus accusations

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Israel's chief epidemiologist angers UAE with coronavirus accusations

Hundreds of Israelis have tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from the UAE, according to official data.

Morocco hands dissident historian one year prison sentence

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Morocco hands dissident historian one year prison sentence

A Moroccan court has sentenced dissident historian and human rights activist Maati Monjib to prison.

Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

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Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from the then-president when they marched on Capitol Hill ...

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of the city-state’s economy

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Dubai developer 'happy to do business' with embattled Trump

A Dubai real estate developer has said he intends to expand business with Trump despite the global backlash against the ...

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Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden's first 100 days agenda is being overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor Donald Trump.

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Where are the cronies of Tunisia's Ben Ali today?

Ten years after the Tunisian revolution toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, few of his relatives have faced justice.

Now that Trump is impeached (again), what's next?

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Now that Trump is impeached (again), what's next?

Outgoing US President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time - what happens now?

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Trump impeached for unprecedented second time

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

Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

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Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

The expected majority vote would make Trump the first US president to have been impeached twice.

Qataris crossing into Saudi Arabia welcomed with roses

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Qataris crossing into Saudi Arabia welcomed with roses

Drivers who arrived at the Salwa border crossing in Saudi Arabia from the Qatari land crossing at Abu Samrah were welcomed with roses.

Trump to skip Biden inauguration after presidency implodes

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Trump to skip Biden inauguration after presidency implodes

In one of the first tweets since he has had his account unblocked, Trump has vowed not to attend the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden.

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