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Bangladesh's high court ordered the country's telco regulator to 'remove or take down Al Jazeera's documentary'.

Hit hard by coronavirus, Iran will mark the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution with parades featuring cars and motorcycles instead of traditional marches and rallies

Israel's Netanyahu denies corruption charges as trial resumes

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Israel's Netanyahu denies corruption charges as trial resumes

Benjamin Netanyahu was formally charged last year over allegations that he accepted improper gifts and sought to trade regulatory favour with media moguls in exchange for positive coverage.

Netanyahu returns to court as graft trial ramps up

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Netanyahu returns to court as graft trial ramps up

Netanyahu returns to court to formally respond to the corruption charges against him, as his trial enters an intensified phase six weeks before ...

Myanmar restricts Twitter as outrage over coup grows

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Myanmar restricts Twitter as outrage over coup grows

Myanmar has restricted Twitter in an effort to stifle dissent days after the military coup.

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Myanmar military widens dragnet as scores protest at university

Several hundred teachers and students protested at a Myanmar university Friday as the military widened a dragnet against officials ousted in a coup that has drawn condemnation.

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Biden demands Myanmar military 'relinquish power'

US President Joe Biden called on Myanmar's generals to "relinquish power" following the military coup that ousted the elected civilian ...

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Lebanon's oldest MP, Michel Murr, dies after contracting Covid-19

Michel Murr died at age 89 after suffering from complications resulting from Covid-19.

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Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

With toxic smog blanketing Tehran skies and the country buckling under the pandemic, social media has been rife with speculation. Soon, fingers ...

Investigators name Nashville bomber, say he died in blast

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Investigators name Nashville bomber, say he died in blast

Authorities named Anthony Warner, 63, as the sole suspect in the explosion that tore through downtown Nashville on Christmas Day.

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Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia

Tens of thousands have fled conflict between Ethiopian government and Tigray forces this month.

US slap sanctions on Syrian central bank chief, businessman

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US slap sanctions on Syrian central bank chief, businessman

The US slapped sanctions on Syria's central bank chief, as well as other 16 other people and institutions.

Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

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Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

Dozens of current and former employees of President Bashar al-Assad's embattled billionaire cousin Rami Makhlouf have been released.

Bahrain opens airspace to Israeli planes: state media

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Bahrain opens airspace to Israeli planes: state media

Bahrain's decision to allow overflights marks a sign of cooperation with the Jewish state.

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

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Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as ...

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Assad awards duty-free contract to Rami Makhlouf’s brother

Bashar al-Assad has awarded a contract to operate Syria’s duty-free shops to the brother of Rami Makhlouf, Assad’s billionaire businessman relative who has fallen from grace with the regime.

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Netanyahu makes Muslim New Year message, amid UAE anger

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated Muslims with the advent of the Islamic new year after anger over a UAE normalisation deal.

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UAE activists sign petition condemning Israel normalisation deal

The petition describe the deal as 'an affront to all resolutions' of various intergovernmental organisations in support of Palestinians, ...

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Deadly Beirut blast prompts new exodus from Lebanon

Following the deadly blast in Beirut that happened two weeks ago, many families are looking to leave Lebanon, saying they no longer feel safe in ...

UAE-linked accounts urge crackdown on Israel peace deal critics

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UAE-linked accounts urge crackdown on Israel peace deal critics

Twitter accounts linked to the UAE government have threatened social media critics of a recent peace deal with Israel with punishment and ...

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Bahrain, Oman discussing normalisation deals with Israel, US: reports

Israel and the US are in talks with Bahrain and Oman to persuade the two Gulf countries to sign normalisation deals similar to one reached ...

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

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India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly ...

Pakistan warns video-sharing app TikTok over 'immoral content'

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Pakistan warns video-sharing app TikTok over 'immoral content'

Critics blame TikTok for spreading nudity and pornography among young people in the conservative Muslim-majority country.

Jailed Algerian ex-minister dies of coronavirus in prison

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Jailed Algerian ex-minister dies of coronavirus in prison

Former Algerian telecommunications minister Moussa Benhamadi has died of Covid-19 at the El Harrach prison, where he was awaiting trial ...

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