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Sudan slammed Ethiopia's offer as containing 'suspicious selectivity' on which information will be shared.

Comment: The Sisi regime will take Biden's exoneration of Beblawi as a sign that the new administration is willing to informally green light its human rights abuses, writes Sam Hamad.

Russia hails 'positive momentum' at Iran nuclear talks

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Russia hails 'positive momentum' at Iran nuclear talks

Diplomats from the remaining parties to the JCPOA - Iran, China, Britain, France, Germany and Russia - have been meeting in a luxury hotel in Vienna.

'Shameful' for Biden to build Trump’s wall, says Ilhan

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'Shameful' for Biden to build Trump’s wall, says Ilhan

Ilhan Omar criticised the Biden administration for its refugee decisions, and for reportedly continuing construction of the controversial Mexico ...

France hijab ban for under 18s triggers critical backlash

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France hijab ban for under 18s triggers critical backlash

A senate vote in France to ban on anyone under the 18 wearing the hijab, part of a controversial anti-separatism bill, has prompted an angry ...

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Iran nuclear deal talks get off to good start

Iran, Russia and the US reacted positively to a first day of talks aimed at rescuing an international agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme.

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Dubai to deport nude photo shoot group

Dubai plans to deport a group of people arrested over a naked photo shoot.

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Turkey summons China's envoy over Uighur tweets

Turkey summoned China's ambassador over tweets denouncing two top Turkish politicians over their criticism of Beijing's crackdown on Uighurs in ...

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Biden administration says torture-accused Egypt ex-PM 'had diplomatic immunity'

Plaintiff Mohamed Soltan said the US State Department has 'erred in its interpretation of the law'.

New audio 'undermines' Jordan's claims of foreign plot

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New audio 'undermines' Jordan's claims of foreign plot

A new audio recording indicates that Jordanian authorities tried to silence a former crown prince for meeting with internal critics.

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Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

Jordan's King Abdullah II agreed to enter mediation to heal a rift within the royal family, the palace said, after his half-brother Prince ...

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic <em>tweet</em>' about Ilhan Omar

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CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar was the target of a now-deleted tweet invoking the memory the 9/11 terror attacks and directing it at Muslim Congresswoman ...

Saudi King Salman, MbS call Jordan's King Abdullah

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Saudi King Salman, MbS call Jordan's King Abdullah

Jordan's king and crown prince thanked their Saudi counterparts for their well wishes.

Iraqi-Kurdish MPs slams arrest of LGBTQ+ activists in Iraq

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Iraqi-Kurdish MPs slams arrest of LGBTQ+ activists in Iraq

An Iraqi-Kurdish MP criticised the arrests last week of people 'suspected' of being part of the LGBTQ+ community in Sulaimani.

Jordan's Prince Hamzah refuses to obey restrictions on movements

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah refuses to obey restrictions on movements

Jordan's Prince Hamzah is accused of participating in a foreign-backed plot to oust King Abdullah. Now, he says he will fight against ...

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Turkish police detain expelled pro-Kurdish MP: son

Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu has been detained by Turkish police, following his expulsion for parliament.

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Hundreds of migrants intercepted off the coast of Libya

At least 480 migrants were caught by Libyan local coast guard forces over the weekend as they were trying to cross the Mediterranean sea.

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Ricky Gervais faces backlash over Prophet Muhammad cartoon comments

The comedian has joined the row over a schoolteacher who was suspended for showing his class a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Egypt passenger trains collide killing 32

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

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Vaccine corruption in Lebanon and the World Bank's dilemma

In-depth: The World Bank's threat to suspend coronavirus financing over Lebanon's queue-jumping scandal shows there is no easy answer to vaccine ...

Iraq's Saddam-era laws being used to silence critics

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Iraq's Saddam-era laws being used to silence critics

Laws inherited from Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq are still being used to silence critics 18 years later.

Saudi ceasefire proposal clearly designed to appease the US

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Saudi ceasefire proposal clearly designed to appease the US

Comment: If the Saudis and US are actually dedicated to ending the war, they should put aside ceasefire theatrics and start by lifting the ...

Unseated Turkey opposition MP appeals to top court

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Unseated Turkey opposition MP appeals to top court

Outspoken pro-Kurdish MP Gergerlioglu has applied to have his seat in parliament reinstated.

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