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Activists say that Instagram is deleting posts about the forced evictions taking place in Sheikh Jarrah.

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump unreasonable and unworkable.

Yemeni minister denies report of Marib takeover by Houthis

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Yemeni minister denies report of Marib takeover by Houthis

Yemen's information minister denied reports that the Houthis captured Al-Kassara area in Marib in a thread of tweets.

US, UK rush urgent Covid-19 supplies to virus-hit India

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US, UK rush urgent Covid-19 supplies to virus-hit India

More than three million people have now died from coronavirus in India.

UK Labour leader facing criticism for Iftar withdrawal

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UK Labour leader facing criticism for Iftar withdrawal

Keir Starmer is being criticised for withdrawing from a Ramadan event because of an organisers support for a boycott of Israeli products.

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Northern Cyprus sparks Turkish anger with 'Quran teaching ban'

Turkish Cypriot authorities have denied there will be a ban on Quran classes, but a court ruling on religious instruction has been condemned by ally Turkey.

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Vaccine giant tweets Biden to end US materials ‘embargo'

Serum Institute has directly tweeted at US President Joe Biden to ask him to lift an export ban on materials needed to produce Covid-19 ...

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Jailing of Saudi activist linked to 'Twitter infiltration'

The sentencing of Abdul Rahman Al-Sadhan to 20 years in prison has been linked to state-sponsored Twitter agents.

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Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

Protesters were reportedly faced with incidents of harassment and violence.

Turkey summons China's envoy over Uighur <em>tweets</em>

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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 ...

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah in fiery exchange with army chief

Jordan's Prince Hamzah and the country's army chief engaged in a fiery exchange, according to an audio recording of their conversation.

France rebukes China envoy over 'unacceptable' <em>tweets</em>

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France rebukes China envoy over 'unacceptable' tweets

Ambassador Lu issued 'insults and threats' against French lawmakers as the EU imposed sanctions on Xinjiang officials.

Trump to launch own social media platform: ex-aide

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Trump to launch own social media platform: ex-aide

Donald Trump plans to return to social media soon, using "his own platform" after being banned from Twitter and other outlets, a former advisor ...

Turkish police frees politician after detention in assembly

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Turkish police frees politician after detention in assembly

Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu, from the Peoples' Democratic Party, was arrested then released after a few hours of questioning by the police.

Muslim climate activist wins seat in Dutch parliament

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Muslim climate activist wins seat in Dutch parliament

Moroccan-Dutch politician Kauthar Bouchallikht faced an 'Islamophobic and racist' campaign against her election bid, supporters say.

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Surveillance fears after Clubhouse app takes Saudi by storm

The new invite-only audio app Clubhouse has created a space for Saudi users to discuss topics deemed sensitive, but at the cost of surveillance.

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British columnist forced to apologise over 'racist' abuse

Controversial columnist Julie Burchill was agreed to an out-of-court settlement after she accused Ash Sarkar of supporting terrorism and ...

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Alleged kidnapping of activist's son provokes stir in Iraq

Ayoub Al-Khazraji has criticised authorities for covering up the kidnapping of his son at the hands of Iraq's powerful militia groups.

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Surveillance fears after Clubhouse app takes Saudi by storm

Clubhouse has given way to unbridled debates about a variety of topics deemed sensitive in Saudi Arabia, but users fear surveillance in the ...

Jailed Syrian Islamist's family accuse France of torture

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Jailed Syrian Islamist's family accuse France of torture

Relatives of Islam Alloush have claim the Jaysh al-Islam spokesman has been subject to torture inside a French prison.

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Neera Tanden withdraws as Cabinet nominee over tweets

President Joe Biden's pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination.

Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

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Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia’s U.N. ambassador disputed the U.S. intelligence report which concluded that the Saudi crown prince approved an operation to kill ...

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Mansour Omari

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Comment: The Koblenz trial is of national interest to Germany. Denying that, is to also deny Syrians a valuable, formal archive of Assad's ...

Twitter and India play tug-of-war with democracy

Jillian C. York

Twitter and India play tug-of-war with democracy

Comment: In India, an increasingly authoritarian government combined with Twitter's willingness to put stakeholders before users raises ...

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