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At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from the then-president when they marched on Capitol Hill to challenge Joe Biden’s election win.

World leaders have sent messages of congratulations to President Biden, with many hoping that a change in attitudes and approach will follow his inauguration.

Biden's Treasury pick takes stand against China trade abuses

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Biden's Treasury pick takes stand against China trade abuses

President-elect Joe Biden's pick to lead the US Treasury said the US will work to combat China's "abusive" trade practices.

Yemen's Houthis defiant as aid agencies fear terror label

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as aid agencies fear terror label

Yemen's rebel leaders brushed off the designation, while one of the largest aid agencies active in the war-torn country said the move would ...

US Justice Department indicts 15 over Capitol violence

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US Justice Department indicts 15 over Capitol violence

The US Justice Department has indicted 15 people involved in the storming of the Capitol.

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Morocco arrests Lebanese man for alleged fraud, identity theft

The Lebanese national is alleged to have used stolen passports to garner the trust of his victims.

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Syria's regime auctions off land of the displaced

Rights groups and legal experts say local authorities in parts of northwest Syria recaptured by government forces have staged auctions to ...

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EU calls for probe into killing of 13-year-old Palestinian

Fourteen-year-old Ali Abu Aliya died of wounds sustained after he was shot in the stomach during a protest on Friday against Israeli land ...

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Arab women's organisation launches anti-harassment app

The SafeNess app aims to 'protect women from harassment, violence and theft in public spaces'.

Iranian prisoners to have fingers amputated after 'sham' conviction

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Iranian prisoners to have fingers amputated after 'sham' conviction

Six men in Iran are at risk of having four fingers on their right hand amputated after being convicted of theft, while another was ...

Nazli Tarzi

Youth activists in Iraq are waging a 'green revolution'

The youth-led initiative 'Green Iraq' is planting thousands of trees across the country to transform sprawling cities and deserts.

Egypt's 'Butcher of Giza' confesses to two more killings

Gasia Ohanes

Egypt's 'Butcher of Giza' confesses to two more killings

New investigations in Egypt have revealed the gory details of vile series of murders by a suspect dubbed the 'Butcher of Giza'.

Filipino bands feel the pain amid coronavirus in Dubai

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Filipino bands feel the pain amid coronavirus in Dubai

Filipino bands, a mainstay of nightlife across the Gulf and Asia, face an uncertain fate as the Covid-19 pandemic draws crowds away from clubs.

Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

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Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

Donald Trump has barred Americans from investing in companies that US officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

Mariam Mohamed's death reignites Egypt's digital #MeToo movement

Elizabeth Neoman

Mariam Mohamed's death reignites Egypt's digital #MeToo movement

The death of a 24-year-old Egyptian woman in Cairo has served as another catalyst for the digital feminist movement in Egypt.

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Saudi girl filmed with pistol on back of motorbike

A Saudi girl was filmed while boasting a pistol in plain sight while on the back of a motorbike.

Alessandra Bajec

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

Charles W. Dunne

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Comment: Differences in Middle East foreign policy between Trump and Biden show two very different visions of America’s place in the world, ...

Abdelkader Cheref

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are ...

BDS win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

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BDS win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

Columbia University has become the latest institution to stand with Palestine on Tuesday after voting to divest from companies that do business ...

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Palestine-BDS: White House photo-op won't lead to peace

Amid Palestinian protests, the BDS campaign called the UAE-Israel agreement a 'cynical deal by corrupt, fanatic Israeli, Emirati, Bahraini and ...

US: Turkey-sent Syrian fighters generate backlash in Libya

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US: Turkey-sent Syrian fighters generate backlash in Libya

The US Defence Department alleges Turkey sent around 5,000 Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside the UN-backed government in Libya.

'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

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'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

More than 180 people were killed when an explosion rocked the Lebanese capital earlier this month, devastating much of the city and changing ...

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Muhammad Shehada

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Comment: UAE had already sold out the Palestinians, now it's taking the credit for 'stopping annexation' - a process that is happening anyway, ...

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