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The Palestinian Central Election Committee has found six voting centres in occupied East Jerusalem, but the ability to use them are subject to Israeli approval.

President Emmanuel Macron urged a change in French law after a man who murdered a Jewish woman in 2017 avoided a trial.

Pakistan and Indian FMs in crossover visits to UAE

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Pakistan and Indian FMs in crossover visits to UAE

As the UAE mediates between the two rival nations of India and Pakistan, the foreign ministers of both countries have visited during the weekend.

Palestinian hero who saved infant reveals heart-wrenching details

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Palestinian hero who saved infant reveals heart-wrenching details

Distressed parents of a one-year-old girl ran into a hospital in the early hours of the morning, seeking immediate help after their daughter ...

The Crown star calls for release of British-Iranian man

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The Crown star calls for release of British-Iranian man

With the launch of a new Amnesty International campaign, British film and TV stars have called on the Iranian government to release Anoosheh ...

Rabeea Saleem

Of Necessity and Wanting: A kaleidoscopic portrayal of Karachi

Book Club: Sascha Akhtar's novel is a collection of interconnected short stories about three different women set in Pakistan's cosmopolitan hub of Karachi.

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Pregnant teenager stabbed to death in Turkey

The 17-year-old's death comes as Turkish women continue to protest against the country's withdrawal from an anti-violence treaty.

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Sudan, rebel leader agree to form secular state

They agreed to the separation of the "identities of culture region, ethnicity and religion from the State".

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France rebukes China envoy over 'unacceptable' tweets

Ambassador Lu issued 'insults and threats' against French lawmakers as the EU imposed sanctions on Xinjiang officials.

Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

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Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

The US Democrats snatched a win in the year’s first vote on an issue that once again faces a steep uphill climb in Congress.

Aisha Yusuff

Eman Quotah's Bride of the Sea

Book Club: Eman Quotah's Bride of the Sea is a truly striking debut that explores Middle Eastern-immigrant story in a delicate and captivating ...

Fauci: US weighs 3-foot distancing rule, a major change

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Fauci: US weighs 3-foot distancing rule, a major change

The top pandemic advisor said that authorities were considering cutting social distancing rules to three feet, a move that would change a key ...

Iran reports attack on cargo vessel in Mediterranean Sea

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Iran reports attack on cargo vessel in Mediterranean Sea

It was claimed that an explosive device damaged the hull of the Shahr-e Kord, a commercial Europe-bound vessel, in what state TV reported as a ...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'needs urgent treatment' for PTSD, depression

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'needs urgent treatment' for PTSD, depression

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is in 'urgent need' for treatment for PTSD and depression due to ill treatment in Iranian prisons.

Could Iraq's Iran-backed militias arm the PKK against Turkey?

Paul Iddon

Could Iraq's Iran-backed militias arm the PKK against Turkey?

Analysis: Iran-backed militias want to maintain dominance in Sinjar as an access point to Syria, but would they arm the PKK if Turkey launches a ...

Jessica Buxbaum

The Palestinian women fighting Israel's family separation law

Trapped by Israeli checkpoints and border walls, thousands of unregistered Palestinians in the occupied West Bank feel doubly imprisoned as Israel continues to deny them IDs.

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Iran calls Pope's Iraq visit 'good' and 'constructive'

Iran's foreign ministry praised the pope's visit to Iraq, especially in regards to his meeting with Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the country's ...

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Pope meets top Iraq Shia cleric in interfaith milestone

The two elderly, respected men of religion met at Sistani's humble home in the shrine city of Najaf on Saturday, the second day of the ...

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Amnesty slams Egypt's 'forced disappearance' of family with toddler

Amnesty International has called for the release of an Egyptian couple who were detained with their infant son on terrorism charges and have not ...

How Palestinian-singer Bashar Murad challenges conservative norms with music

Elias Jahshan

How Palestinian-singer Bashar Murad challenges conservative norms with music

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian singer-songwriter Bashar Murad who uses his music to confront conservative norms, the Israeli occupation, and ...

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Saudi Arabia says 'men only' job ads are illegal

The Saudi government has enacted a series of social and economic reforms under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

Turkish Muslim groups in France oppose controversial anti-Islam bill

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Turkish Muslim groups in France oppose controversial anti-Islam bill

Citing the bill's marginalising nature against Muslims, Turkish Muslim foundations in France refuse to sign the newly-established Islamic ...

Conjoined Yemeni twins flown to Jordan for surgery: UNICEF

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Conjoined Yemeni twins flown to Jordan for surgery: UNICEF

Conjoined baby twins born in war-ravaged Yemen were taken to Jordan for separation surgery, almost two months after a hospital warned ...

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