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Illegal settlers in the West Bank are pushing a right-wing Israeli government agenda in an effort to legalise settlements.

Comment: Power politics and the pursuit of profits are driving the West's enabling of the RSS and other Hindu extremist groups in India, writes Arif Rafiq.

Report describes the treatment of Emirati activist in jail

Florence Massena

Report describes the treatment of Emirati activist in jail

Arrested in 2017, human rights defender Ahmad Mansour has undergone unfair and inhumane treatments from the UAE's authorities

'We will fight for Germany,' Holocaust survivor to far-right

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'We will fight for Germany,' Holocaust survivor to far-right

Holocaust survivor Charlotte Knobloch called for a stronger defence of Germany's 'fragile' democracy and issued a searing rebuke to the far ...

Doubt and division cast a shadow over Palestinian elections

Ibrahim Husseini

Doubt and division cast a shadow over Palestinian elections

In-depth: Amid political infighting and public mistrust, Palestinians are sceptical as to whether the first national elections in 15 years will ...

Hiba Rahim

Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

Comment: Conservatives in Florida are introducing a new anti-protest bill, but make no mistake about its intended target, writes Hiba Rahim.

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Syrian regime introduces 5,000 lira note, exacerbating spiralling inflation

The Syrian regime’s Central Bank has introduced a new 5,000 lira banknote amid an economic crisis and spiralling inflation.

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UK must stop supplying arms to Egypt regime: CAAT

CAAT has urged the UK government to stop supplying arms to Egypt's military regime.

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 ...

Biden to reinstate Covid travel bans

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Biden to reinstate Covid travel bans

President Joe Biden will re-impose a Covid-19 travel ban on most non-US citizens who have been in Britain, Brazil, Ireland and much of Europe.

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UN: Over half of Syria's children deprived of education

More than half of children in war-torn Syria are missing out on education, the UN children's agency UNICEF said, with a third of schools in ...

Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

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Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

Libya has increased its oil production tenfold, but this is still below the levels of the Gaddafi era, experts say.

Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

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Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

Sudan has faced a severe economic crisis, worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.

Pandemic forces Jordanian children into labour market

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Pandemic forces Jordanian children into labour market

Schools have been closed for nearly a year in Jordan, forcing many children into the labour market prematurely.

Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

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Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

New US President Joe Biden got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in power.

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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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Lebanon extends total lockdown by two weeks

Lebanon decided to prolong its total lockdown by two weeks.

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Lebanon to receive Covid vaccine aid from World Bank

The World Bank has approved a reallocation of US$34 million to support Lebanon's vaccination programme.

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UAE and Qatar to resume cross-border flights

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar will reopen flights at the end of the month.

Oman heir joins youthful Gulf royals

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Oman heir joins youthful Gulf royals

Oman's Dhi Yazan bin Haitham was announced as the heir apparent, following Sultan Qaboos' death at the age of 79.

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Winston Churchill's grandson slams Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians

Sir Nicholas Soames and Sir Alan Duncan published a letter in which they deplored Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus.

Dubai halts live entertainment amid surge in virus cases

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Dubai halts live entertainment amid surge in virus cases

Dubai has announced that entertainment venues are to close amid a sharp rise in coronavirus cases, which is pushing healthcare services ...

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

World leaders congratulate US President Biden

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World leaders congratulate US President Biden

World leaders extended their congratulations to US President Joe Biden.

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