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A rise in Covid-19 cases in Tunisia has prompted the European Union to remove it from its list of countries exempt from its coronavirus travel ban.

Israeli forces have distributed leaflets to Syrian regime forces near the Golan Heights warning them not to deal with Hezbollah and other Iran-backed militias.

Israeli missile strike hits school in southwest Syria

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Israeli missile strike hits school in southwest Syria

An Israeli missile has hit a school in southwestern Syria, which sources say was being used as a base by pro-Iran militias.

French teacher's killer 'contacted pupil's father before attack'

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French teacher's killer 'contacted pupil's father before attack'

Decapitated teacher Samuel Paty was in touch with a parent who was leading an online campaign against him.

Turkey arrests pro-Dahlan Palestinian accused of spying for UAE

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Turkey arrests pro-Dahlan Palestinian accused of spying for UAE

Ahmad al-Astal, a 45-year-old Palestinian from Gaza, was arrested for spying on Dahlan in Turkey.

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French police raid Islamist groups after teacher beheading

French police have raided Islamist groups in the aftermath of the beheading of a teacher who showed his school class cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad

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Netanyahu to visit Bahrain, UAE next week: report

According to reports, the Israeli Prime Minister is set to make his first official trips to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain next week.

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Israeli settlers begin attacks on Palestinian olive farmers

Israeli settlers and forces have been attacking Palestinian olive farmers, in the wake of harvesting season.

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US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team investigated suspected ties between Egypt and a last-minute campaign finance injection by ...

Iranian militias re-name Syrian streets names after Khomeini, Solemani

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Iranian militias re-name Syrian streets names after Khomeini, Solemani

Iranian militias in eastern Syria are changing the names of local streets in a 'provocative and sectarian' way in an effort to forcibly alter ...

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FBI says 'no conclusion' on Beirut blast cause: report

The FBI told Reuters it has reached "no such conclusion" on whether the deadly Beirut blast was accidental.

Syrian Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group faces major internal mutiny

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Syrian Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group faces major internal mutiny

The Syrian Islamist Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group is facing a major split between it political leadership and its military wing, which the Hay’at ...

Tunisians protest after man dies in kiosk demolition

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Tunisians protest after man dies in kiosk demolition

Protests erupted in an impoverished Tunisian town on Tuesday after a man died when authorities demolished an illegal kiosk where he was sleeping.

Popular Kuwaiti actress Haya Al-Shuaibi detained over 'pornographic' post

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Popular Kuwaiti actress Haya Al-Shuaibi detained over 'pornographic' post

Kuwaiti authorities have detained a famous actress for allegedly posting a video of pornographic nature, local media reported.

Iraqi militias agree 'conditional ceasefire' to halt US attacks

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Iraqi militias agree 'conditional ceasefire' to halt US attacks

Iraqi militia leaders have proposed a conditional ceasefire, if the government negotiates an end to the US military presence in the country.

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Explainer: Who are the Al-Shabab militants terrorising northern Mozambique?

A violent rebellion in northern Mozambique has been waged by a shadowy group known locally as Al-Shabab, which a year ago pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State.

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Two civilians killed in Baghdad, Anbar explosions

A bombing in Baghdad and another in Anbar killed two people in total, Iraqi security sources said.

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Turkey to raise estimate for Black Sea gas discovery

New guidance may be issued on the Tuna-1 find as early as next week, according to a report.

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UK MPs launch investigation into missing Saudi royals

Three British MPs are launching an investigation into the whereabouts of missing Saudi princes Mohammed bin Nayef and Ahmed bin Abdulaziz.

Qatar 'submits request' to purchase F-35 from US

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Qatar 'submits request' to purchase F-35 from US

It follows the UAE's pursuit for the cutting-edge stealth fighter jet.

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Netanyahu’s wife violated lockdown 'to get a haircut'

Netanyahu is already facing trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust. So with protesters rallying against lockdown restrictions, Mrs. ...

Over 90,000 displaced in north Yemen battle zone: UN

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Over 90,000 displaced in north Yemen battle zone: UN

Over 90,000 people have been displaced in Yemen's Marib province since January due to intense conflict.

Israel recruiting Shin Bet officers to spy on Palestinian-Israelis

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Israel recruiting Shin Bet officers to spy on Palestinian-Israelis

The Israeli military is allegedly recruiting former members of the Shin Bet to spy on Palestinian citizens of Israel.

Is Turkey's new gas discovery a game changer?

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Is Turkey's new gas discovery a game changer?

While the discovery of Black Sea natural gas is highly significant both economically and politically, it may not reap the rewards that Turkey ...

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