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Neshan Der Haroutiounian is due to stand trial on October 8 for 'insulting' Turkey and its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a television show.

Iran has battled the Middle East's worst outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Iran discourages travel to tourist areas amid virus crisis

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Iran discourages travel to tourist areas amid virus crisis

With the start of the summer holidays, Iran's health ministry strongly advised Iranians to avoid travelling to certain provinces.

Three Turkish military police killed in fireworks truck blast

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Three Turkish military police killed in fireworks truck blast

Three police officers were killed and six others wounded as they unloaded fireworks from a truck to be destroyed in a controlled explosion in a ...

Trump 'bullying' blamed as key impeachment witness quits army

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Trump 'bullying' blamed as key impeachment witness quits army

Alexander Vindman, who was fired by Trump after giving evidence to the impeachment inquiry, has retired from the army, saying the president ...

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Iran reports record one-day coronavirus death toll of 200

Iran announced the highest recorded number of Covid-19 deaths in a day, as the virus continues its deadly spread across the Middle East.

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Mysterious damage to Iran nuclear site could be Israel

An incident at a nuclear site in Iran has some guessing that it is connected to Israel.

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#SoundOfResilience: Lebanon holds Baalbek concert despite virus, economic crisis

This year's Baalbek International Festival broadcasted performances, held among Roman columns, on local and regional TV stations and streamed on ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

In today's roundup: Egyptian actor Ragaa al-Geddawy dies after contracting the COVID-19, Iran and Morocco report new record one-day virus death ...

Iran reports record coronavirus daily death toll

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Iran reports record coronavirus daily death toll

Iran has reported a record one-day number of deaths from coronavirus as cases spiked and authorities tried to impose mandatory mask-wearing.

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Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

Algeria has buried the skulls of 24 resistance fighters shot and decapitated by French troops in the colonial era after they were repatriated ...

Iconic Egyptian actress Ragaa al-Geddawy dies of Covid-19

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Iconic Egyptian actress Ragaa al-Geddawy dies of Covid-19

Ragaa el-Geddawy has died of coronavirus, flooding tributes across the world.

Jordan slaps wristbands on arrivals to monitor virus quarantine

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Jordan slaps wristbands on arrivals to monitor virus quarantine

Jordan is using electronic wristbands to ensure they stick to home-quarentine measures.

Iran's Rouhani calls for mask order to be enforced

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Iran's Rouhani calls for mask order to be enforced

People not wearing masks against the novel coronavirus should be refused service in enclosed public spaces, said Rouhani.

Nile dam talks resume as Egypt minister faces criticism

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Nile dam talks resume as Egypt minister faces criticism

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan resumed negotiations over the Great Renaissance Dam under African Union sponsorship, as Egyptians mocked the country's ...

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Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mystery

A released photo and video broadcast by Iranian state television of the site showed a two-story brick building with scorch marks and its roof apparently destroyed.

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4 dead, 97 injured in blast at Turkish factory

Four people were killed and at least 97 injured due to an explosion at a fireworks factory in Turkey.

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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.

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Fire at Iran nuclear site hit centrifuge, analysts say

Iran's Atomic Energy Organization sought to downplay the fire, calling it an 'incident' that damaged a construction.

Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

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Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

The coalition strike effectively ends a unilateral ceasefire it declared in April, announced as part of efforts to combat the coronavirus ...

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Russians to back reforms allowing Putin to extend rule

Putin says the changes are needed to ensure stability and cement Russian values in the face of pernicious Western influences.

Powerful explosion rocks health clinic in Iranian capital

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Powerful explosion rocks health clinic in Iranian capital

At least 19 people have been killed after an explosion rocked the Iranian capital on Tuesday evening, state media reported.

Dozens dead after two ferries collide in Bangladesh

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Dozens dead after two ferries collide in Bangladesh

Twenty-three people died after a boat capsized in Dhaka during an accident.

Bomb kills two human rights workers in Afghanistan capital

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Bomb kills two human rights workers in Afghanistan capital

Two employees of Afghanistan's human rights commission were killed after a bomb attached to their vehicle exploded.

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