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Film Review: Kaothuer Ben Hania's Oscar-nominated production follows a Syrian man whose desperation towards citizenship leads him along an unconventional, and ultimately treacherous path.

Germany wants to protect Afghan staff by offering refuge

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Germany wants to protect Afghan staff by offering refuge

As Germany is also withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan this year, Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wants to offer protection for the local staff having worked for Germany.

Mo Salah offers condolences to Egypt <em>train</em> crash victims

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Mo Salah offers condolences to Egypt train crash victims

Moh Salah wrote a message of support on Facebook for victims of the Egypt train crash.

11 dead, almost 100 hurt in Egypt <em>train</em> accident

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11 dead, almost 100 hurt in Egypt train accident

A train accident north of Cairo on Sunday left 11 people dead and 98 others injured.

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Nearly 100 hurt in Egypt train accident: health ministry

At least 97 people have been injured in a train accident in Toukh, a small town north of Cairo.

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Iraqi women forge new pathways in sport

Nazli Tarzi interviews the next generation of female Iraqi sports stars, their arduous journeys towards recognition, and the future of sport for ...

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Egypt train crash driver was 'not at the controls'

The prosecution put the blame on the drier and his assistant regarding the train crash that killed 20 and injured 199 last month in ...

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'Green Paradise' brings hydroponics to Libya

Siraj Bechiya and his partner Mounir have developed a project of hydroponic farming in Libya.

African bank funds Egypt <em>train</em> safety after deadly crash

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African bank funds Egypt train safety after deadly crash

The African Development Bank announced a loan of 145 million euros ($170 million) Tuesday to improve safety on Egypt's rail network.

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Jordanian prince's criticism put kingdom's allies in bind

King Abdullah II got support expressed from Jordan's allies as his half-brother criticised how the country is rules.

Saudi prince sells English country estate to Bahrain's king

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Saudi prince sells English country estate to Bahrain's king

Prince Bandar bin Sultan bought the estate in the 1990s for 11 million pounds.

Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

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Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

The first-ever report issued by Russian NGOs on the Syrian conflict gives a rare insight into abuses committed by Russian forces.

Renowned Egyptologist says Suez blockage 'unrelated to pharaoh's curse'

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Renowned Egyptologist says Suez blockage 'unrelated to pharaoh's curse'

As some speculate about an alleged 'curse of the pharaohs' unleashing itself on Egypt, one expert says there is really nothing to worry about.

Egypt arrests eight over <em>train</em> crash, revises death toll

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Egypt arrests eight over train crash, revises death toll

Eight people were arrested by the Egyptian authorities over a train collision that cost the life of 18 people so far.

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Dozens killed in Mozambique Islamist attack: government

Dozens of people were killed in the coordinated jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique's Palma town, four days after the rescue raid as launched.

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Death toll from Egypt building collapse climbs to 25

At least 25 people have died in a 10-storey building collapse in Cairo on Saturday.

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Death toll rises to 18 in Egypt building collapse

At least 18 people died after a building collapsed in Cairo on Saturday, state media reported, increasing the death toll from the initial count.

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Egypt buries train crash dead, toll revised to 19

Egypt’s health minister has revised the toll from a deadly train crash from 32 to 19, as Egyptians mourned the victims and the prime ...

Indonesia bans Ramadan exodus over Covid-19 fears

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Indonesia bans Ramadan exodus over Covid-19 fears

Indonesia banned Mudik, an annual exodus that sees millions travel across the vast nation to mark the end of Ramadan, to prevent spikes in ...

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Egypt passenger trains collide killing 32

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged tough punishment for those responsible for the crash.

Woman in Egypt arrested for impersonating doctor, kidnapping child

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Woman in Egypt arrested for impersonating doctor, kidnapping child

Police returned the child to its family after tracking down the suspected kidnapper.

Two Americans accused of helping Ghosn indicted in Japan

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Two Americans accused of helping Ghosn indicted in Japan

American father and son Michael and Peter Taylor, who helped Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan, were indicted in Japan.

Riz Ahmed first Muslim nominated for lead actor Oscar

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Riz Ahmed first Muslim nominated for lead actor Oscar

Riz Ahmed plays a rock drummer who loses his hearing in the movie Sound of Metal.

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