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Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's troops.

One of the Israeli premier's defence lawyers has quit, reportedly after Netanyahu was denied permission to receive private funding for his legal team.

UN chief denounces 'unprecedented' foreign interference in Libya

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UN chief denounces 'unprecedented' foreign interference in Libya

The UN secretary-general condemned foreign interference in the Libya conflict during a UN Security Council meeting.

Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

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Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

Activists close to the GNA believe that the strikes were carried out by Emirati Mirage 2000-9 fighter jets taking off from Egypt's Al-Barani ...

#SoundOfResilience: Lebanon holds Baalbek concert despite virus, economic crisis

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#SoundOfResilience: Lebanon holds Baalbek concert despite virus, economic crisis

This year's Baalbek International Festival broadcasted performances, held among Roman columns, on local and regional TV stations and streamed on ...

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Libya's unity government says 'foreign air force' hit base

Libya's UN-recognised government condemned overnight air raids against a recaptured strategic air base in the west of the country, alleging they were carried out by a "foreign air force".

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Fatah, Hamas pledge unity against Israeli annexations

The relationship between the two groups has been plagued by divisions for more than a decade.

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Algerian activist Karim Tabbou to be released from jail

Karim Tabbou was arrested by Algerian authorities in 2019 on charges of “incitement to violence” and “harming national security” but he may be ...

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UN's ex-Libya envoy slams 'hypocrisy' of Security Council members

The United Nations' former Libya envoy Ghassan Salame announced his resignation in March, citing health reasons, nearly three years after taking ...

How Saudi Arabia seeks to keep Yemen divided

A Yemeni journalist

How Saudi Arabia seeks to keep Yemen divided

In-depth: The separatist takeover of Socotra island is indicative of Saudi Arabia's approval for efforts which undermine Yemen's unity.

Kamal Afzali

British Muslim charities and the Covid-19 response

Despite how hard British Muslims have been hit by the pandemic, the relief response from their community has been among the strongest.

Top Lebanese finance ministry official resigns amid crisis

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Top Lebanese finance ministry official resigns amid crisis

The finance ministry's director general said his resignation was a rejection of the ruling elite's handling of the ongoing economic crisis.

Sudan detains 122 alleged fighters heading for Libya

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Sudan detains 122 alleged fighters heading for Libya

Sudan said Sunday it has arrested 122 of its nationals as they headed to neighbouring Libya to fight as "mercenaries", state media reported.

Tough choices for Hamas over Israeli annexation plans

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Tough choices for Hamas over Israeli annexation plans

Hamas has threatened Israel over its plan to illegally annex the occupied West Bank, but analysts say the group may take a more pragmatic ...

Labour leftwingers urge strong Israel stance following Long-Bailey's sacking

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Labour leftwingers urge strong Israel stance following Long-Bailey's sacking

Corbyn was among leftwingers expressing concern over the abrupt dismissal of Long-Bailey for retweeting an article containing an 'anti-Seminic ...

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Algeria's constitutional reform process 'undermined by crackdown'

The rights group says Tebboune's crackdown on anti-government activists is preventing true constitutional reform.

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UK Labour leader sacks rival over 'anti-semitic' article retweet

Rebecca Long-Bailey has been sacked from the Labour shadow cabinet in move that risks reigniting bitter splits in the main opposition party.

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Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

Rome and Tripoli are reworking a 2017 memorandum on migration.

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UN chief urges pressure for Yemen’s parties to talk

Guterres said the United Nations has been working to bring the parties together and has been promoting “confidence-building measures".

Everything you need to know about Hajj 2020

Kamal Afzali

Everything you need to know about Hajj 2020

This year's Hajj pilgrimage has been scaled back to 1,000 participants in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus. Here is everything you need ...

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Al-Aqsa 'under threat' by Israel, Jerusalem's grand mufti warns

Jerusalem's Grand Mufti Ekrima Sa'id Sabri said Israel is becoming increasingly violent towards Muslim worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

GNA to boycott Arab League Libya talks

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GNA to boycott Arab League Libya talks

Libya's Government of National Accord has said the talks will "merely deepen the rift" between Arab governments over the conflict.

Biden adviser warns annexation would 'greatly harm Israel'

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Biden adviser warns annexation would 'greatly harm Israel'

A foreign policy adviser to Joe Biden has warned that Israel's planned annexation of parts of the West Bank would harm Israel internationally.

After Haftar: What's next in Libya's conflict?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

After Haftar: What's next in Libya's conflict?

Khalifa Haftar's campaign to seize Tripoli has failed. The response of international actors is now key to reaching a viable political solution.

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