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Lebanon's second city has seen fierce protests against a round-the-clock curfew imposed with little-to-no financial support from the government.

Saudi Arabia's anti-graft authority and Central Bank reportedly uncovered a multi-billion-dollar money laundering scheme.

Scores injured in clashes in Lebanon’s Tripoli

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Scores injured in clashes in Lebanon’s Tripoli

At least 23 people have been injured as clashes between security forces and anti-lockdown protesters continued in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli.

Indonesian volcano erupts, spewing hot ash three kilometres away

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Indonesian volcano erupts, spewing hot ash three kilometres away

One of the world's most active volcanoes, Indonesia's Mount Merapi, has erupted.

Two-thirds of world see 'climate emergency': UN survey

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Two-thirds of world see 'climate emergency': UN survey

Nearly two-thirds of 1.2 million people polled worldwide say humanity faces a climate emergency, a UN survey has found

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Dozens injured in protests in Lebanon's Tripoli: Red Cross

Overnight police violence in Tripoli between security forces and demonstrators angered by economic effects of the coronavirus lockdown injured at least 45 people, the Lebanese Red Cross

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Farmers storm India's Red Fort in challenge to Modi

Tens of thousands of Indian farmers broke stormed the New Delhi's historic Red Fort, in their most significant challenge yet to Narendra Modi's ...

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Iraq could see return of unpopular checkpoints after blasts

Checkpoints will return to Iraq following last week's attack in Baghdad that killed over 30 people.

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114 million workers lost their jobs due to pandemic

An unprecedented number of people have been left unemployed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the International Labour Organisation said ...

Netanyahu praises police over ultra-Orthodox protests

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Netanyahu praises police over ultra-Orthodox protests

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised police after ultra-Orthodox protesters clashed with security forces and torched a bus in ...

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Israel arrests 10 as ultra-Orthodox Jews protest lockdown

Israeli police have arrested 10 people amid violent protests in ultra-Orthodox areas against coronavirus lockdown measures

Dubai restaurants offer discounts for vaccinated diners

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Dubai restaurants offer discounts for vaccinated diners

Restaurants in Dubai have begun to offer a controversial discount to customers who show proof that they are vaccinated against coronavirus

Saudi Arabia loses 250,000 expat workers in three months

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Saudi Arabia loses 250,000 expat workers in three months

The Saudi General Authority for Statistics revealed more than 250,000 foreign workers left the kingdom in a period of three months.

Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

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Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

Clashes erupted between Israeli police and ultra-Orthodox protesters over the opening of religious schools despite coronavirus lockdown orders.

Assassination attempt targets Syrian son of 'Russia’s man'

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Assassination attempt targets Syrian son of 'Russia’s man'

Gunmen opened fire on Bassel Haswani in Yabroud, just days after his father was linked to the purchase of the shipment of ammonium nitrate that ...

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Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

With toxic smog blanketing Tehran skies and the country buckling under the pandemic, social media has been rife with speculation. Soon, fingers pointed at an unlikely culprit: Bitcoin.

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12 murdered in Syria camp in two weeks: UN

Twelve murders took place in just over two weeks at a displaced camp in northeast Syria.

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10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

Ten more bodies were found in mass graves in war-torn Libya, the country's UN-recognised government said.

Muslim group denounces racist graffiti

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Muslim group denounces racist graffiti

The Council on American-Islamic Relations has condemned racist white nationalist graffiti found in two US states.

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Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

Death toll from Sudan's Darfur clashes rises above 200

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Death toll from Sudan's Darfur clashes rises above 200

The death toll from recent violence in Sudan's Darfur region has risen above 200.

Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

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Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Palestinians are mourning Ghassan Younes, a man who used to travel to Jerusalem five days a week to feed cats, after he died of coronavirus

Israel injures Palestinian man during overnight attacks on Gaza

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Israel injures Palestinian man during overnight attacks on Gaza

The Israeli military injured a Palestinian man in the besieged Gaza Strip when a shell hit his home in a refugee camp.

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