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Libya, which has the biggest proven reserves of crude in Africa, will resume oil production and exports.

In-depth: The Greek government is extending police powers to quell mass protests, a move refugee groups say will limit their ability to mobilise.

Lebanon's rising power cuts add to economic crisis

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Lebanon's rising power cuts add to economic crisis

Lebanon is experiencing a serious economic crisis offset by power cuts and austerity.

American student released after 486 days in Egyptian prison

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American student released after 486 days in Egyptian prison

An American student in Egypt has been released after spending over a year in prison after months of pressure from the Trump department.

Kashmir bans Muslim gatherings, allows Hindu pilgrimage

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Kashmir bans Muslim gatherings, allows Hindu pilgrimage

Officials in the Muslim-majority state banned all gatherings due to Covid-19 concerns but controversially allowed a Hindu pilgrimage to take ...

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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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Sudanese government officials negotiate with hundreds of Darfur protesters

A Sudanese government delegation travelled to Central Darfur province to meet with hundreds of refugee protesters camped out for days to demand ...

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Sisi regime court upholds 15-year sentence for prominent activist

Ahmed Douma, who has been jailed since 2013, has had a 15-year prison sentence upheld.

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Turkish minister in Libya for defence cooperation talks

The talks covered defence and security training programmes under a deal signed by Tripoli and Ankara in November last year, a statement said.

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

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How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security ...

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Zanzibar's forgotten legacy of slavery and ethnic cleansing

The 1964 mass killings in Zanzibar and the slavery which preceded them highlight uncomfortable issues about Arab-African relations at a time ...

Photo of toddler and slain grandfather angers Kashmiris

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Photo of toddler and slain grandfather angers Kashmiris

Indian troops allegedly shot 65-year-old Bashir Ahmed Khan in front of his 3-year-old grandson, before placing the child on his grandfather's ...

Turkey slams France's 'destructive' approach to Libya conflict

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Turkey slams France's 'destructive' approach to Libya conflict

Turkey condemned France's approach in Libya, blasting it as "destructive"

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum

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Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum

Protests in Sudanese cities went ahead as planned, with security forces deployed in force, despite a tight curfew since April.

Iran sentences former exiled opposition figure to death

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Iran sentences former exiled opposition figure to death

Former opposition figure Ruhollah Zam has been sentenced to death by Iran.

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Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal responsibility' in Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron accused fellow NATO member Turkey of "criminal responsibility" over its involvement in the Libyan conflict, in an escalating row with Ankara.

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George Floyd murder trial set for next year

A Minneapolis judge on Monday set the trial date for four ex-police officers charged in the murder of George Floyd.

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New Libya mass grave found, pro-government forces say

Nine bodies were found in a mass grave pro-government forces linked to rogue general Khalifa Haftar.

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Six migrants dead, dozens rescued off Libya coast: UN

The UN said a woman gave birth and six migrants died aboard a rubber dinghy that was rescued off Libyan shores.

French archaeologist and husband charged over Mideast antique trafficking

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French archaeologist and husband charged over Mideast antique trafficking

The couple are suspected of taking advantage of the instability that followed the Arab Spring in the early 2011 to loot ancient relics.

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Oil firm says Russian mercenaries enter key Libya field

Russian and other foreign mercenaries drove into Libya's key Al-Sharara oil field.

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

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

Rome and Tripoli are reworking a 2017 memorandum on migration.

IMF says reached deal with Sudan to reform economy

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IMF says reached deal with Sudan to reform economy

The IMF deal envisions increasing revenues and reforming subsidies in order to spend more on social programmes.

Tripoli slams Arab League statement on Libya

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Tripoli slams Arab League statement on Libya

A Tuesday statement by the Arab League called for the withdrawal of foreign forces from Libya, but the statement has been rejected by Tripoli ...

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