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Many youth in the Middle East and North Africa are struggling a decade since the Arab Spring protests spread across the region.

The Front Against Islamophobia in France has called for nationwide demonstrations against the passing of the anti-extremist bill.

Turkey reopens most restaurants, <em>schools</em>

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Turkey reopens most restaurants, schools

Turkey on reopened most restaurants for indoor dining and allowed more students to return to school as it rolled back tough coronavirus restrictions.

More than 75% of Syrian refugees suffer trauma: report

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More than 75% of Syrian refugees suffer trauma: report

Most Syrian refugees suffer from some form of PTSD, a UK charity has revealed in a new grim report.

War turning Yemen into broken state, beyond repair: UN

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War turning Yemen into broken state, beyond repair: UN

The war in Yemen is turning the impoverished country into an "unviable state" that will be almost beyond repair, a top UN official warned.

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Iraq to receive first delivery of Covid-19 vaccines

Iraq is experiencing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases attributed to new strains spreading in the country.

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Experts voice concern over pope trip to Iraq

The March 5-8 trip is expected to provide a sorely-needed spiritual boost to Iraq's beleaguered Christians while furthering the Vatican's ...

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West Bank schools shut amid spike in Covid-19 variants

Testing conducted by Palestinian health authorities revealed three quarters of Covid-19 patients we infected with the UK variant.

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UK urged to ban arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The UK is the second largest exporter of arms to Saudi Arabia.

$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

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$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

The US House passed an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday.

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In pictures: Photographs depict the Rohingya mental health crisis

A powerful photo essay by Saiful Huq Omi documents an overwhelming mental health crisis among the displaced population of Rohingya refugees in ...

This community platform is diving deep into Arabic culture

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This community platform is diving deep into Arabic culture

Engineering a space to deep dive into Arabic history, Afikra is a movement of curious people keen to host lectures, debates, interviews and more ...

Displaced families face new exodus in Yemen

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Displaced families face new exodus in Yemen

The Houthi assault on the government held city of Marib is forcing Yemeni families to flee and search for safety elsewhere.

French MP to push for 'Judaeo-Christian tradition' bill

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French MP to push for 'Judaeo-Christian tradition' bill

French right-wing MP Guillaume Peltier said during an interview on Sunday that he wanted to propose a new bill setting up secularism as a ...

UK's PM eyes end to lockdown amid vaccine success

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UK's PM eyes end to lockdown amid vaccine success

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to start unwinding England's third and - he hopes - final coronavirus lockdown, as a quickening UK-wide ...

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Israel begins reopening economy following two-month lockdown

Israel started reopening economically on Sunday as the country's coronavirus vaccination drive has reached almost half the population.

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Ten years on, Syrian children remain without education

A decade-long conflict has adversely impacted on an already under-resourced education system under strain, and stolen the lives of a whole ...

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Hamas says controversial Gaza travel rules will be 'reviewed'

After critics accused Hamas of attempting to roll back women's rights, the ruling authority said it would review a controversial travels edict.

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Israel asks Wikipedia to label Hezbollah a 'terrorist' group

The post, which has received a thousand likes, includes a mobile screen shot of the first few sentences of Wikipedia's entry on Hezbollah for ...

Taliban tweet threatens Malala, Twitter removes account

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Taliban tweet threatens Malala, Twitter removes account

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the Pakistani Taliban militant who allegedly shot Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, has threatened a second attempt on her life.

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Open letter slams BBC after 'Islamophobic' interview

The letter by Jewish Voice for Labour calls on the BBC to issue a statement in which it recommits to engage with Muslim women “in good faith”.

Gunmen kidnap 'hundreds' of schoolboys in central Nigeria

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Gunmen kidnap 'hundreds' of schoolboys in central Nigeria

Hundred of schoolchildren and some teachers have been kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria, who were disguised in military uniforms.

France maintains Sahel force to 'decapitate' Al-Qaeda groups

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France maintains Sahel force to 'decapitate' Al-Qaeda groups

Macron pledged to keep French troops in the Sahel region of western Africa, to help to "decapitate" Al-Qaeda-linked insurgent groups.

French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

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French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of a law to battle 'Islamist separatism', but critics call an attack on religious ...

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