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An Israeli delegation visited the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday in order to pave the way for the normalisation of relations, amid opposition to the move in Sudan

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a teacher.

Gal Gadot as Cleopatra: The view from Egypt

Horriya Marzouk

Gal Gadot as Cleopatra: The view from Egypt

Plans for a new film about Cleopatra starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot have sparked controversy in Egypt.

Turkey: Police officers on <em>trial</em> for killing of lawyer

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Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque ...

Sudan <em>trial</em> defence rejects case against ousted Bashir

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Sudan trial defence rejects case against ousted Bashir

The trial of Omar al-Bashir and others over a 1989 coup heard defence arguments dismissing charges of illegal use of military force.

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French police raid Islamist groups after teacher beheading

French police have raided Islamist groups in the aftermath of the beheading of a teacher who showed his school class cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad

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Biden 'to take tougher stance' on rights abuser Sisi

In a recent letter reviewed by The Washington Post, US lawmakers signal Sisi's rights violation 'will not be tolerated' if Biden wins the ...

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Egypt releases satirist after two years in jail: family

Abu Zeid was part of a satirical television talk show before the authorities halted its broadcast.

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PM office: ICC prosecutor visits Sudan over Darfur charges

The ICC's prosecutor is set to discuss the possibility of bringing to trial those internationally wanted for war crimes in Darfur.

Reformist Saudi cleric Salman al-Awdah's <em>trial</em> 'to resume Sunday'

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Reformist Saudi cleric Salman al-Awdah's trial 'to resume Sunday'

The trial of the popular Saudi cleric has been postponed on at least eight occasions since his detention in 2017.

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Suspect in French teacher beheading was Chechen, 18

The suspect who is believed to have beheaded a headteacher who had shown his students cartoons of the prophet Mohammed was an 18-year-old born ...

'You will pay': Paris attacks suspect threatens police witness

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'You will pay': Paris attacks suspect threatens police witness

The main suspect in the trial of Paris terror attacks in 2015 threatened a policewoman during her testimony.

Teacher decapitated in France after showing Prophet Mohammed caricatures

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Teacher decapitated in France after showing Prophet Mohammed caricatures

A French history teacher who had shown caricatures of Islam's Prophet Mohammed to his class was decapitated in the outskirts of Paris.

Sarkozy charged with 'conspiracy' over Libyan financing

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Sarkozy charged with 'conspiracy' over Libyan financing

Prosecutors suspect that Sarkozy and his associates received millions of euros from the regime of Libya's former strongman Muammar Gaddafi.

Egyptian woman dragged to death in Cairo car robbery

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Egyptian woman dragged to death in Cairo car robbery

The victim, identified as a woman in her 20s, was reportedly dragged to her death by the assailants' getaway vehicle.

Jan-Peter Westad

Gone but not forgotten: The fight for Syria's disappeared

As the war draws on in Syria, the fight to remember those missing becomes increasingly difficult. But Wafa Ali Mustafa remains determined to campaign for justice.

Sam Hamad

Would Biden really stop writing blank cheques for Egypt?

Comment: Only a Biden administration would be capable of holding Sisi's regime accountable. But whether it would is another matter, writes Sam ...

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Greek neo-Nazi leader handed 13-year prison sentence

A greek court handed a prison sentence to the leader of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn.

Keira Dignan

Golden Dawn: The fall of Greece's neo-Nazi party

Golden Dawn rose from obscurity to infamy at the height of Greece's financial crisis, attracting supporters with racist and xenophobic rhetoric.

Covid vaccine <em>trial</em> halted as participant becomes ill

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Covid vaccine trial halted as participant becomes ill

Johnson & Johnson said it had temporarily halted its Covid-19 vaccine trial because one of its participants had become sick.

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Kuwait renders three alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to Egypt

Kuwait has handed over three Egyptian residents of the country, alleged to be members of the Muslim Brotherhood to Egypt, where they could face ...

Sudan PM says US blacklisting harms path to democracy

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Sudan PM says US blacklisting harms path to democracy

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that keeping his country on a US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism is endangering its ...

Egypt begins <em>trial</em> of ex-student accused in #MeToo wave

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Egypt begins trial of ex-student accused in #MeToo wave

The former student accused of sexual assaulting three minors could face life imprisonment if convicted.

Ex-oil executive jailed over bribes to clinch Iraq contracts

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Ex-oil executive jailed over bribes to clinch Iraq contracts

Former Unaoil Iraq country manager Basil al-Jarah admitted to paying $17 million in bribes to secure the lucrative contracts.

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