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A decade after the January 25 uprising, thousands of protesters are estimated to have fled to escape the President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi government, which is now considered even more oppressive.

Greece and Turkey will bow to EU and NATO pressure on Monday and hold the first direct talks over their explosive eastern Mediterranean standoff in four years.

US to deploy Israeli ‘Iron Dome’ system in Gulf

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US to deploy Israeli ‘Iron Dome’ system in Gulf

The US is to deploy the Israeli-manufactured Iron Dome rocket interception system, used against Palestinian factions before, in bases in Gulf countries

Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

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Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

The process aims to quickly fill several strategic posts in order to facilitate collaboration with an interim executive body set to be elected ...

New round of Libya talks kicks off in Morocco

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New round of Libya talks kicks off in Morocco

Rival Libya groups came together in Morocco for peace talks.

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame for Iraq's endemic insecurity.

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'Disturbing' allegations of rape in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: UN

"There are also disturbing reports of individuals allegedly forced to rape members of their own family, under threats of imminent ...

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US-UAE arms deal approved as Trump leaves office

The sale of 50 F-35 jets and up to 18 armed drones was promised to the UAE when it agreed to normalise relations with Israel in August.

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Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

Libyan envoys at UN-backed talks agreed to hold a constitutional referendum before planned elections, Egypt's foreign ministry said.

China dismisses Pompeo Uighur genocide claim as 'outrageous lies'

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China dismisses Pompeo Uighur genocide claim as 'outrageous lies'

China has clapped back at growing backlash over its maltreatment of Uighur Muslims.

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Libyan leaders approve interim executive mechanism: UN

Interim UN envoy Stephanie Williams said 'Libyans have now a genuine opportunity to move past their differences and divisions' with this step

Qatar calls for Gulf-Iran talks to ease regional tensions

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Qatar calls for Gulf-Iran talks to ease regional tensions

Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani called for dialogue with Iran just weeks after ending the dispute with the GCC.

FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

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FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

US defense officials are worried about an insider attack involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the National ...

Pentagon includes Israel in Middle East command area

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Pentagon includes Israel in Middle East command area

The Pentagon will include Israel in the area covered by its Middle East-focused Central Command.

Anti-terror chief says US needs new domestic terrorism laws

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Anti-terror chief says US needs new domestic terrorism laws

New York's anti-terrorism chief called on the US to introduce new domestic terrorism laws to cover

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Germany deports 26 Afghan refugees despite 'threats to life'

Germany has attracted criticism for its decision to continue to deport Afghan refugees in the midst of a pandemic.

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Turkey urges dialogue with US after missile sanctions

Turkey's defence minister told foreign reporters in Ankara that Turkey was in discussions to receive a second batch of the advanced S-400 ...

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Snapchat permanently bans Donald Trump from site

Snapchat joined a number of social media giants that have permanently banned US President Donald Trump.

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'Stay vigilant', says Muslim organisation amid pro-Trump riots

CAIR warned that the threat of white supremacist violence and armed protests leading up to and on Inauguration Day is high and Muslims may be a ...

Where does Gulf reconciliation leave the UAE?

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Where does Gulf reconciliation leave the UAE?

Analysis: While the GCC summit constituted a historic breakthrough, it merely addressed a symptom of the Gulf crisis without resolving its root ...

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One person killed as explosions target Baghdad alcohol store

Two explosions targeting a liquor store in Baghdad killed at least one person and injured another, local news reported.

Trump shores up Pence ties as Democrats attempt impeachment

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Trump shores up Pence ties as Democrats attempt impeachment

Trump and Pence met for the first time since rioters stormed the US Capitol last week, signaling a united front as Democratic efforts to impeach ...

Israel steps up attacks on Iranian targets in Syria

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Israel steps up attacks on Iranian targets in Syria

Israel has launched three rounds of strikes in Syria over the past ten days.

BBC Persian under fire for alleged homophobia

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BBC Persian under fire for alleged homophobia

The BBC said it was investigating an allegation of homophobia against its Iranian service.

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