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After being closed for four months, salons in Qatar have finally re-opened just in time for Eid al-Adha.

Human Rights Watch urges Turkey to probe alleged torture

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Human Rights Watch urges Turkey to probe alleged torture

Human Rights Watch called on Turkey to investigate alleged torture committed by police and "nightwatchmen" against over a dozen people.

Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

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Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

Authorities confirmed a group of Rohingya migrants that were feared to be dead were found alive on an island in Malaysia.

US-led coalition in Iraq hands over Basmaya military base

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US-led coalition in Iraq hands over Basmaya military base

The pullout comes in line with coalition plans to withdraw from bases across Iraq and consolidate in Baghdad and at the Ain al-Asad Airbase in ...

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The modern-day child slaves of Mauritania

Mauritania abolished slavery in 1981, the last country to do so, but the practice remains deeply rooted in society.

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Indonesia jails leaders of Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group

The court said Wijayanto, 56, who took over JI's top job in 2009, recruited Indonesians to fight and train with groups, including an Al-Qaeda ...

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Iraq to face 'severe shortages' as river flows drop

A recent UN report found that water levels of the Tigris and Euphrates are decreasing at an "unprecedented rate".

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Indonesian rescuers hunt for missing after floods kill 36

Rescuers pulled bodies as they tried to find dozens missing after flash floods killed dozens in Indonesia.

Algeria plans law protecting medics from physical, verbal attacks

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Algeria plans law protecting medics from physical, verbal attacks

Algeria's president called for legislation to protect health workers after an increase in attacks as the country experiences a spate of ...

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Iran reports 'accident' at nuclear site, warns enemies

After an "accident" at a nuclear complex in Iran, Tehran warned its enemies against hostilities.

Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

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Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

Jaish Al-Adl, which was formed in 2012, have targeted Iranian military and security forces in numerous deadly skirmishes and suicide bombings.

Egypt strikes gold in Eastern Desert

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Egypt strikes gold in Eastern Desert

Egypt has struck gold in the Eastern Desert, the petroleum ministry has said.

New Libya mass grave found, pro-government forces say

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New Libya mass grave found, pro-government forces say

Nine bodies were found in a mass grave pro-government forces linked to rogue general Khalifa Haftar.

Turkish soldier dies in clashes with Kurdish rebels

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Turkish soldier dies in clashes with Kurdish rebels

A Turkish soldier has died in clashes with PKK rebels in northern Iraq.

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IMF approves emergency funding for coronavirus-hit Myanmar

As Rohingya Muslims continue to suffer in camps, the IMF is providing emergency funding for Myanmar to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.

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Algeria virus cases hit daily record

Algeria is the worst-affected country in the Maghreb region, with a total of 12,695 cases of the respiratory illness, including 885 deaths.

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Tunisia protesters, police clash anew in deprived south

Protesters are calling for the government to provide jobs and services in the country's deprived southern region.

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Turkish soldier killed in cross-border fire from Iran

Turkish soldiers were attacked by unknown assailants while carrying out a surveillance and reconnaissance mission close to the Iranian border.

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party vows to continue protests

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Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party vows to continue protests

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party, the HDP, has vowed to continue protests after its ‘march for democracy’ rallies, called in response to the barring ...

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Suspected Kurdish attack kills four workers in southeastern Turkey

Turkey has blamed a roadside bomb that killed four construction workers near the southern border on the outlawed PKK.

Turkey deploys special forces against Kurdish rebels in Iraq

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Turkey deploys special forces against Kurdish rebels in Iraq

The move is likely to increase friction between Ankara and Baghdad.

Rights group presses Haftar to investigate 'war crimes'

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Rights group presses Haftar to investigate 'war crimes'

Last month, footage posted to social media appeared to show Haftar loyalists carrying out summary executions and desecrating corpses.

Turkish police fire tear gas on pro-Kurdish rally

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Turkish police fire tear gas on pro-Kurdish rally

At least 10 people were detained protesting the barring of three opposition lawmakers from parliament.

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