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The political wing of Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood, the country's main opposition party, said it would take part in parliamentary elections in November.

Greek health authorities have announced that over 240 people at a temporary camp for refugees, built after a fire destroyed the notorious Moria camp, are infected with coronavirus

Palestinian activist in ‘knee-on-neck’ incident arrested by Israeli forces

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Palestinian activist in ‘knee-on-neck’ incident arrested by Israeli forces

Khairi Hanoun, a Palestinian activist who was the victim of an incident earlier this month where an Israeli soldier placed a knee on his neck, was detained on Monday

Lebanon: over 1000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

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Lebanon: over 1000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

Lebanon said it confirmed 1,006 new novel coronavirus cases and 11 deaths from the disease in 24 hours, in a new record for the crisis-hit ...

Hundreds protest in Iraq after attacks on activists

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Hundreds protest in Iraq after attacks on activists

Hundreds of protesters have blocked roads and bridges in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah after one activist was kidnapped and another ...

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Somali money transfer companies 'facilitate arms dealer transactions': report

The damning report identifies 176 transactions within a six-year timeframe that were allegedly linked to suspected weapons dealers in Somalia and Yemen.

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UN warns of possible 'war crimes' in Turkish-controlled Syria

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the situation in areas of northern Syria controlled by Turkey was ...

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Dahlan rebukes claims US wants him as Palestinian leader

Mohammed Dahlan rebuffed David Friedman's remarks, saying they were 'nothing more than a deception tactic aimed at destabilising' the ...

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Lesbos camp fills up amid warnings on migrants' future

Many of the asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesbos have refused to go to the new site after their camp was destroyed by a fire last week.

Israelis protest against second virus lockdown

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Israelis protest against second virus lockdown

Israel's decision to re-enter lockdown for three weeks on Friday, hours before Jewish New Year, has been met with protests in Tel Aviv.

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Israeli intel firm 'hacked phone at Saudi Arabia's request'

An employee of Israeli company Cellebrite flew to Riyadh last year in order to hack into a Samsung phone at the request of the Saudi prosecutor, ...

Syrian refugees in Jordan transferred to desert camp

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Syrian refugees in Jordan transferred to desert camp

Amnesty International is calling on Jordan to stop transferring Syrian refugees to a desert region of Syria.

Netanyahu's son fundraises for convicted murderer of Palestinian family

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Netanyahu's son fundraises for convicted murderer of Palestinian family

Netanyahu's son has been lambasted for tweeting a fundraiser for an Israeli settler who was jailed on Monday for killing three members of a ...

Israeli jets bomb Gaza after Bahrain normalisation signing

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Israeli jets bomb Gaza after Bahrain normalisation signing

Israeli jets have bombed Gaza Wednesday morning just hours after the normalisation deal with Bahrain.

Two wounded in Israel after rockets fired from Gaza

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Two wounded in Israel after rockets fired from Gaza

Rocket fired into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday injured at least two people.

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Restrictions imposed amid unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in rebel-held Syria

Local authorities in opposition held areas of northern Syria have ordered the closure of restaurants, cafes and other public gathering areas amid an unprecedented rise in coronavirus cases.

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Jordan closes schools, mosques after new Covid-19 outbreak

Jordan has seen a new wave of coronavirus cases leading authorities to respond.

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Northern Ireland militant group forged ties with Hezbollah: report

A group of Republican militants in Northern Ireland visited Lebanon's Hezbollah in 2018 and is suspected to have forged ties to import weapons, ...

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Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

Trump was due to visit California for a briefing on record wildfires that have killed 35 people, as political opponents accused him of being in ...

US, Iran battle over sanctions at ICJ court

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US, Iran battle over sanctions at ICJ court

The US and Iran will face off at the UN's top court on Monday in the latest round of a battle over sanctions on Tehran reimposed by President ...

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Yemen protesters demand justice for worker 'killed by employers'

Abdullah al-Aghbary was killed by his employers just one week after starting his job at a mobile phone shop, reports confirmed, in a murder case ...

Egypt journalist arrested over coverage of detainee's death

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Egypt journalist arrested over coverage of detainee's death

Journalist Islam el-Kalhy was detained on fake news charges after reporting on the death of a young man in police custody.

Thousands join Iraq's first weekly prayers since Covid-19

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Thousands join Iraq's first weekly prayers since Covid-19

Thousands of Iraqis gathered for socially distanced open-air prayers organised by firebrand cleric Moqtada al-Sadr in his east Baghdad ...

US remembers 9/11 as pandemic changes tribute traditions

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US remembers 9/11 as pandemic changes tribute traditions

Despite heavily restricted rememberance services, Donald Trump and presidential challenger Joe Biden have both arranged to visit 9/11 ...

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