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In-depth: Saudi Arabia's decision to ban Lebanese produce comes as the country is experiencing the worst economic crisis in its modern history.

Karim Tabbou, a key figure in demonstrations that forced longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign in 2019, was released on probation.

Fears rise for Lebanese musician missing in Saudi Arabia

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Fears rise for Lebanese musician missing in Saudi Arabia

Samir Sfeir has reportedly been arresting in Saudi Arabia, on unknown charges.

Somalia's president drops bid for extended term after chaos

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Somalia's president drops bid for extended term after chaos

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has dropped his controversial bid for an extended stay in office following overwhelming opposition ...

John Kerry denies informing Iran of Israel's Syria strikes

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John Kerry denies informing Iran of Israel's Syria strikes

The former Secretary of State Kerry John Kerry slammed the allegations as 'unequivocally false'.

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Russia orders Navalny groups to suspend activities

Alexei Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation gets suspended as the prosecutors try to stop any criticism of President Putin ahead of the elections.

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Egypt’s information minister resigns after months-long standoff with media

Osama Heikal resigned after months of pressure by pro-government figures who disapproved of his criticism Egypt's media.

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Pope Francis to visit Lebanon after government formation

Pope Francis has told Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri that he will visit Lebanon, but indicated that this would only happen when a ...

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Berbers mark 20 years since Algeria's 'Black Spring' protests

Berbers in Algeria are marking the anniversary for a protest movement that inspired the Hirak movement some twenty years later.

US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

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US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

David Hale has urged Lebanon’s leaders to form a government and help stabilise the crippled economy.

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Israeli PM Netanyahu's court corruption battle resumes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fighting for his political life on two fronts: coalition talks, and a corruption trial over claims he ...

Netanyahu due in court, as coalition talks ramp up

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Netanyahu due in court, as coalition talks ramp up

Israel's legal and political dramas converge Monday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu due in court for his corruption trial and the ...

Key dates in Jordan's history

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Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

Algeria protesters demand independent judiciary

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Algeria protesters demand independent judiciary

Protesters across Algeria have called for an independent judiciary following the incarceration of regime opponents.

Erdogan eyes May visit to Nagorno-Karabakh

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Erdogan eyes May visit to Nagorno-Karabakh

Erdogan is planning a trip to the Nagorno-Karabakh region after fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia ceased.

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Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan says will resign in April

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said he will resign next month.

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Egypt passenger trains collide killing 32

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged tough punishment for those responsible for the crash.

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Armenia lifts martial law months after Karabakh war

The move comes as part of a deal between Armenia's premier and the opposition to end a political crisis triggered by the country's defeat in the ...

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Unseated Turkey opposition MP appeals to top court

Outspoken pro-Kurdish MP Gergerlioglu has applied to have his seat in parliament reinstated.

Thousands rally at anti-Netanyahu protest ahead of vote

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Thousands rally at anti-Netanyahu protest ahead of vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Jerusalem residence was met with thousands of protesters on Saturday, just days ahead of the election.

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US calls on Somalia to hold elections immediately

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Washington is "deeply concerned" by the electoral impasse, which threatens the already-fragile state.

Kuwait government drops threat to prosecute lawmakers

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Kuwait government drops threat to prosecute lawmakers

The move comes amid a months-long standoff between Kuwait's publicly-elected MPs and its appointed prime minister.

With Lebanon in freefall, what comes next?

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With Lebanon in freefall, what comes next?

The Lebanese currency hits new lows on a daily basis and the political parties are in a state of atrophy.

Facebook Live restricted in Jordan amid protests

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Facebook Live restricted in Jordan amid protests

Jordan demonstrations over coronavirus restrictions and nine deaths at a government hospital are ongoing.

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