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An eight-year-old Palestinian girl, severely burned in a fire in Gaza last year, has been using a 3-D printed mask to heal her face.

The Arab League accused Ankara of interfering in the internal affairs of Arab countries.

Trump's former treasury secretary to launch Gulf-backed investment fund

Brooke Anderson

Trump's former treasury secretary to launch Gulf-backed investment fund

Steven Mnuchin is in the hiring process for the new venture, which will be backed by sovereign wealth funds from Arab Gulf states.

Israeli drones, spyware sold to Myanmar despite ban: report

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Israeli drones, spyware sold to Myanmar despite ban: report

Israeli companies Cellebrite, Elbit Systems and Gaia Automotive Industries have reportedly sold arms and spyware to Myanmar.

US to review Israeli spyware firm NSO Group

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US to review Israeli spyware firm NSO Group

US Department of Justice has reportedly asked WhatsApp to provide details of the users that were targeted by the spyware creator's software, ...

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Israeli court limits use of spy agency tracking virus

Israel's supreme court decided to forbid the use of a domestic spy agency to track infection cases, saying it constituted a blow to democracy.

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Iran launches cyberspace research centre to increase Syria influence

Iran has found different approaches to increase its military and security influence in Syria beyond establishing armed militias.

Jillian C. York

Twitter and India play tug-of-war with democracy

Comment: In India, an increasingly authoritarian government combined with Twitter's willingness to put stakeholders before users raises ...

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Germany begins trial of alleged Egyptian spy

The Egyptian-born German's alleged activities are said to be part of wider efforts by Cairo to spy on dissidents abroad.

UK arms sales 'prolong Yemen war', says leading charity

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UK arms sales 'prolong Yemen war', says leading charity

Oxfam called on the UK to immediately end all arms 'that risk being used against civilians and exacerbating the humanitarian crisis'.

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Jordanian journalist detained for three years over Facebook-post dies

The 46-year-old had developed illnesses during a jail sentence in the UAE for posting about the country's involvement in the war on Gaza in 2014

Rivals UAE, Turkey praise each other's space exploration efforts

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Rivals UAE, Turkey praise each other's space exploration efforts

The Twitter exchange marked a rare occurrence of positive communication between the rival countries

The podcast colouring ancient Mesopotamianhistory

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The podcast colouring ancient Mesopotamianhistory

As Britain sank into lockdown in 2020, the Thin Edge of the Wedge podcast was born, covering a wide gamut of global subjects and fascinating ...

Israel to skip Emirati arms fair over 'coronavirus restrictions'

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Israel to skip Emirati arms fair over 'coronavirus restrictions'

It would have marked the first time Israel participated in the IDEX arms fair, a result of last year's US-brokered deal to normalise ties ...

Myanmar restores internet access, extends Suu Kyi's detention

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Myanmar restores internet access, extends Suu Kyi's detention

The internet in Myanmar has been restored as protesters take to the streets to demand the release of Suu Kyi.

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In transient Dubai, expats struggle to find love

Expatriates in Dubai are failing to find love, with some put off by ostentatious displays of wealth.

Sabena Siddiqui

Can football diplomacy reunite the GCC?

The upcoming Qatar World Cup has economic benefits for the GCC which is struggling to overcome damages inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, ...

Malia Bouattia

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural oppression and ...

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Turkey aims to reach the moon by 2023

Turkey plans to land on the moon in 2023 and expand cooperation with other nations in space.

UAE's 'Hope' probe successfully enters Mars' orbit

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UAE's 'Hope' probe successfully enters Mars' orbit

The UAE's 'Hope' - the Arab world's first interplanetary mission - has successfully entered Mars orbit.

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Iran, N. Korea resumed missile collaboration in 2020: UN

The resumed cooperation included the transfer of "critical parts", said a report that was submitted to the UN's Security Council on Monday.

Israeli-American astronomer says alien vessel 'visited our solar system'

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Israeli-American astronomer says alien vessel 'visited our solar system'

Israel-American astronomer, Avi Loeb, says an alien vessel was spotted in our solar system in 2017.

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine 91.6% effective: Lancet study

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Russia's Sputnik V vaccine 91.6% effective: Lancet study

The results suggest Sputnik V is among the top performing vaccines, on par with the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna jabs.

At least 130,000 Israelis have visited UAE since normalisation

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At least 130,000 Israelis have visited UAE since normalisation

At least 130,000 Israelis visited the UAE since the two countries normalised ties and signed an agreement in September.

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