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Anti-corruption expert Gina Chammas criticised the US and international institution for working with corrupt Lebanese officials for over three decades.

Yemeni government forces say they have thwarted suicide attacks in Marib by Houthi rebels, while fighting is continuing in the city of Taiz.

Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Ethiopia massacre: HRW

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Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Ethiopia massacre: HRW

An Amnesty International investigation into the same events detailed how Eritrean troops "went on a rampage and systematically killed hundreds of civilians in cold blood."

Israel builds Jewish-only elevator at Hebron's Ibrahimi Mosque

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Israel builds Jewish-only elevator at Hebron's Ibrahimi Mosque

Israel's supreme court approved an elevator next to the Ibrahimi Mosque that Palestinians will not be allowed to use.

Palestinians shouldn't be allowed ICC participation, Blinken says

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Palestinians shouldn't be allowed ICC participation, Blinken says

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken deplored International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to investigate alleged Israeli war crimes in ...

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Nine Turkish soldiers killed in helicopter crash

A senior commander was reportedly among those killed when a military helicopter crashed in Turkey's southeast Bitlis province.

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Jailed Syrian Islamist's family accuse France of torture

Relatives of Islam Alloush have claim the Jaysh al-Islam spokesman has been subject to torture inside a French prison.

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Lives of Middle East, North Africa youth 'in jeopardy'

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

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Algeria bomb plot foiled, three arrested: ministry

Three members of a "terrorist group" were arrested after a bomb was defused in Algeria's capital.

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

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Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could ...

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Blinken presses Ethiopia prime minister for atrocity probe

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Ethiopia's prime minister to allow an international investigation after allegations of a massacre.

Myanmar security forces fire on anti-coup protesters

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Myanmar security forces fire on anti-coup protesters

Myanmar security forces fired on protesters demonstrating against the February 1 coup.

Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

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Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia’s U.N. ambassador disputed the U.S. intelligence report which concluded that the Saudi crown prince approved an operation to kill ...

Is Barghouti the best hope for a free Palestine?

Emad Moussa

Is Barghouti the best hope for a free Palestine?

Comment: For the disillusioned and the frustrated, Barghouti's presidency seems like an attractive option. But the staying power of his ...

Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

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Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

Pro-independence rebels fighting Morocco for Western Sahara said the United Nations was responsible for "political deadlock" over the disputed ...

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Six dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on protesters

According to medics and journalists, six people have been shot dead by the junta in Myanmar when they were protesting against the coup

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Fear and tension in Yangon as police clear protests

Security forces have steadily increased use of force - but in commercial hub Yangon, authorities have exercised restraint, largely relying on ...

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Eritrean troops killed 'hundreds' in Ethiopia massacre: Amnesty

Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

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Iran policeman killed amid unrest in southeast

Zahedan county governor Abouzarmahdi Nakahei said the latest violence was fuelled by "fake" reports of deaths in the unrest in Saravan.

Tigray official slams damage by troops from 'neighbouring' country

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Tigray official slams damage by troops from 'neighbouring' country

The presence of soldiers from neighbouring Eritrea has been widely documented, but repeatedly denied by Addis Ababa and Asmara.

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US and Europe to 'remain calm' despite Iranian 'provocations'

US and EU diplomats have said they won't respond to Iranian 'provocations'

Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

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Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

Turkey rescues 7-year-old Yazidi girl in IS raid

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Turkey rescues 7-year-old Yazidi girl in IS raid

A young Yazidi girl has been rescued by Turkish police in Ankara and two Islamic State members have been arrested.

Suu Kyi's lawyer <em>soldiers</em> on 'in defence of democracy'

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Suu Kyi's lawyer soldiers on 'in defence of democracy'

The lawyer representing Aung San Suu Kyi says her trial will help determine whether Myanmar's people again become "slaves" of the military.

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