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The US said it has approved the sale of Patriot missiles to Kuwait.

Lawmakers close to Iran are trying to pass legislation that would force Riyadh to pay reparations to Iraqi victims of terrorism perpetrated by Saudi nationals.

US issues Palestinian territories <em>security</em> alert

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US issues Palestinian territories security alert

The US has warned its citizens in the Palestinian territories to be extra vigilant in the coming weeks, as tensions rise over the planned annexation of West Bank land.

ICC asks Palestinians to clarify status of Oslo Accords

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ICC asks Palestinians to clarify status of Oslo Accords

The International Criminal Court has asked for clarification on the status of the Oslo Accords after Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said ...

Palestinian journalists furious after veteran cameraman fired by AP

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Palestinian journalists furious after veteran cameraman fired by AP

Palestinian journalists have reacted with fury after the Associated Press fired a cameraman who protested against the Palestinian Authority’s ...

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Israel tried to save Sudan diplomat diagnosed with coronavirus

Israeli doctors were reportedly flown out to Sudan in an attempt to treat a Sudan diplomat for Covid-19, who died as a result of the virus.

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Israel prevents restoration work at Palestine's historic Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli authorities prevented construction works inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in occupied Hebron.

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Egypt's relentless war on journalism persists amid pandemic

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's regime has ramped up its brutal campaign against freedom of expression in the media, punishing anyone challenging the ...

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Algiers recalls France envoy over Hirak documentary controversy

A French documentary about the protest movement has created conflict between France and Algeria over its depiction of the government.

India extends 'crippling' 2G restriction in occupied Kashmir

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India extends 'crippling' 2G restriction in occupied Kashmir

Mobile services in occupied Kashmir are being still being restricted to 2G network.

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Surrealist painter captures Iraq's descent into the abyss

Inside Karrar Sattar's work lives a distinctive darkness and haunting sadness that echoes the lived experiences of the nation at large.

Israeli cyber chief says attack on water systems thwarted

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Israeli cyber chief says attack on water systems thwarted

Israel's national cyber chief revealed that 'if the bad guys had succeeded' Israel would be facing a 'very big damage to the civilian ...

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

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A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely ...

Afghan forces killed in first 'Taliban attacks' since ceasefire

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Afghan forces killed in first 'Taliban attacks' since ceasefire

The first deadly assault since the end of a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan led to the deaths of seven Afghan security force members.

Oil price crash plunges Iraqi Kurdistan into crisis

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Oil price crash plunges Iraqi Kurdistan into crisis

A crash in oil prices has plunged Iraqi Kurdistan into economic crisis, with Baghdad's budget cuts adding to the region's financial woes.

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Hardline former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

A former mayor of Tehran linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been elected as parliament speaker.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Egyptian pro-Sisi media outlets hound striking doctors, Qatar fixes privacy issues on its contact-tracing app and Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque ...

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Iraq to investigate abductions, torture during protests

Iraq's government said it would investigate the abduction and torture of Iraqis during ongoing anti-government protests outlined by a UN report ...

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Karim Tabbou not allowed to call family in prison

Karim Tabbou has reportedly been repeatedly prevented from phoning his family, and his lawyers are calling it a violation.

ECHR fines Turkey over Kurdish rights-related detentions

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ECHR fines Turkey over Kurdish rights-related detentions

Ankara has been ordered to pay out compensation over the detentions of a man celebrating the Kurdish new year and a university student ...

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Moroccan actor arrested for mocking Islam

Moroccan actor Rafik Boubker told people 'to make their ablution with wine and perform prayers with whiskey'.

Qatar coronavirus contact-tracing app 'fixed' to address privacy concerns

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Qatar coronavirus contact-tracing app 'fixed' to address privacy concerns

Upgrade comes after Amnesty International discovered security risks with a Covid-19 tracing app

Germany reports spike in far-right crime for 2019

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Germany reports spike in far-right crime for 2019

Crimes committed by members of the far-right scene in Germany have grown 9.4 percent since last year, accounting for more than half of the ...

Eighth death from medical negligence reported in Egypt's prisons

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Eighth death from medical negligence reported in Egypt's prisons

An eighth person has died this month in Egypt's prisons of alleged medical negligence.

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