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Turkmenistan and Afghanistan have introduced new transport, power and communications links.

Reports suggest Arsenal's midfielder Mesut Ozil is in negotiations for a three-year contract with a Turkish club.

Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

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Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

While the EU tariff- and quota-free trade deal averted potential business chaos in the immediate future, the divorce will play out in many practical ways.

Iraqi Christians face an uphill battle for survival

Sofia Nitti

Iraqi Christians face an uphill battle for survival

In-depth: There are hopes that Pope Francis' historic visit could be a turning point for Iraqi Christians, a community ravaged by war and ...

Ghosn case haunts Japan a year after shock escape

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Ghosn case haunts Japan a year after shock escape

A year after Japan learned with horror that Carlos Ghosn had jumped bail to become the world's most famous fugitive, the fiasco and its ...

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Turkmenistan president claims liquorice can cure Covid-19

Authoritarian Turkmen president Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has claimed that liquorice can cure coronavirus in the latest in a series of erratic botanical pronouncements

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Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of ...

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Pentagon chief meets with Afghan president in Kabul

Miller, who is acting head of the Pentagon until President-elect Joe Biden takes office next month, and Ghani discussed the ongoing talks with ...

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Pro-normalisation 'Bahraini, Emirati influencers' praise Israel's army as 'heroic'

An interview between a popular Israeli blogger and two influential Emirati and Bahraini figures prompted fierce criticism online, after the ...

Over 50,000 Israelis visited UAE since travel agreement: report

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Over 50,000 Israelis visited UAE since travel agreement: report

Tens of thousands of Israeli tourists flocked to the UAE in just two weeks, a report said, driving a tourism boom in the Gulf country.

Natasha Tynes

The future is bright for the Arabic audiobooks industry

As the world celebrates Arabic Language Day, its 390 million speakers are becoming an important market for the growing popularity of audiobooks.

French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled attack

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French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled attack

A French court on Thursday jailed for life a Moroccan man who planned a terror attack on a Paris-bound international train in 2015.

BBC News Arabic documentary unveils Yemen's deadly Covid-19 battle

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BBC News Arabic documentary unveils Yemen's deadly Covid-19 battle

'Yemen: Coronavirus in a Warzone’ film showcases how both the Houthi rebels and the internationally-recognised government have failed to protect ...

Libya factions disagree on mechanism for naming transitional government

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Libya factions disagree on mechanism for naming transitional government

The forum failed to break the deadlock on the selection mechanism despite six online meetings since their face-to-face talks in Tunisia in ...

US Electoral College to formalize Biden win

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US Electoral College to formalize Biden win

Joe Biden's march to the White House - overshadowed by President Donald Trump's frantic attempts to overturn the US election.

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Netanyahu warns against ‘business as usual’ with Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned against going back to a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, in comments apparently aimed at US President-elect Joe Biden.

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Armenia says six fighters hurt in Karabakh truce violation

Armenia reported several hours of clashes on Saturday, including with heavy artillery, in the Hardut region of the disputed province, after ...

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BDS renews calls to boycott Arab-Israeli vlogger Nas Daily

The Jordan and Kuwait accounts of the the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement renewed calls to boycott Nas Daily.

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Karabakh ceasefire breached, says Russian army

Russia's army reported a breach of the November ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

In Baku, Erdogan hails Azerbaijan 'glorious' win over Armenia

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In Baku, Erdogan hails Azerbaijan 'glorious' win over Armenia

The Turkish president visited Azerbaijan, where he said that the conflict is not over but congratulated the country's 'glorious win'.

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Erdogan arrives in Azerbaijan for Karabakh victory celebrations

The Turkish leader is expected to hold talks with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev and preside over a military parade.

Yemen ‘on edge of precipice’: UNICEF

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Yemen ‘on edge of precipice’: UNICEF

Yemen, which plunged into chaos and civil war after Iranian-backed Houthi rebels captured the capital in 2014, may be the most challenging area ...

Saudi-US training mission extended for $350 million

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Saudi-US training mission extended for $350 million

The US State Department has agreed more multi-million sales to Middle East states.

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

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