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Search and rescue teams look through the rubble for survivors in the latest round of rocket fire.

A children's charity has found an increase in Lebanese attempting the dangerous crossing into Cyprus.

Seven shot dead during east Sudan protest: medics

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Seven shot dead during east Sudan protest: medics

Seven people were shot during a demonstration in eastern Sudan.

Watchdog urges sanctions over civilian deaths in Syria's Idlib

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Watchdog urges sanctions over civilian deaths in Syria's Idlib

HRW has urged sanctions for Assad and Russia over attacks on Idlib.

FBI says 'no conclusion' on Beirut blast cause: report

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FBI says 'no conclusion' on Beirut blast cause: report

The FBI told Reuters it has reached "no such conclusion" on whether the deadly Beirut blast was accidental.

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The Israeli foreign exchange companies scamming Gulf investors

An investigation by The New Arab's Arabic-language service reveals that Israeli foreign exchange companies are using young Palestinian-Israelis to lure Gulf investors and rob them of huge sums of money.

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MBC's Shahid faces backlash over series on Beirut explosion

Lebanese social media users accused MBC-owned Shahid of attempting to profit off the Beirut port explosion tragedy, saying the series is 'too ...

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Syria builds new Covid ward, prepares for second wave

Syria has already been ravaged by an outbreak of Covid-19.

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At least 21 dead in Tunisian migrant boat sinking

Four bodies have been found off the coast of Tunisia, bringing the total number of victims of a migrant shipwreck to 21, with seven ...

Iran records highest single-day death toll from virus

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Iran records highest single-day death toll from virus

Iran had just recently recorded its highest daily death toll four days earlier with 239 new fatalities.

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Pope deplores 'fragile truce' in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

A ceasefire on Saturday was swiftly broken by more fighting, with both sides accusing the other of responsibility.

Iran nuclear chief tests positive for Covid-19

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Iran nuclear chief tests positive for Covid-19

Iran's Nuclear chief is along thousands of people to contract covid-19 in the last month.

#FreeToBeOnline calls for protection of girls against online harassment

Narjas Zatat

#FreeToBeOnline calls for protection of girls against online harassment

Young women's access to the internet is not only curtailed, but in many places, including in parts of the Middle East, they face many dangers on ...

Egypt begins trial 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.

London's Borough Market holds charity sale for Beirut

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London's Borough Market holds charity sale for Beirut

London's famous market is putting on a bake sale to raise money for Lebanon's capital city, which suffered in a terribly explosion which ...

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Iran's hospitals turn away non-emergency patients

Covid-19 patients have filled Iran's hospitals, meaning non-emergency treatment will now be halted as the country tries to tackle its third wave of the virus

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire to launch talks on the territorial dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Two Islamic State 'Beatles' plead not guilty in court

Two members of the "Beatles" Islamic State kidnapping cell pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American ...

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Four dead in Beirut fuel tank fire and blast

Four people were killed in an explosion and tank fire in Lebanon's capital Beirut.

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

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World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The UN organisation helped 97 million people last year, distributing 15 billion rations to people in 88 countries.

Hadani Ditmars

Gaza Mon Amour: Love conquers all in charming satire

Love triumphs over tragedy in the Nasser brothers' touching satire on desire and despair in Gaza.

How LGBT activists rallied against a 'homophobic' Tunisian influencer

Gaia Caramazza

How LGBT activists rallied against a 'homophobic' Tunisian influencer

With same-sex relations criminalised in Tunisia, the queer community is usually forced to live in the shadows - but now an influencer is ...

Two IS 'Beatles' brought to US to face charges

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Two IS 'Beatles' brought to US to face charges

Two IS members dubbed the "Beatles" are to be brought to the United States on Wednesday to face charges.

US asks Supreme Court to hear Boston bomber's case

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US asks Supreme Court to hear Boston bomber's case

The US Supreme Court will hear Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's case.

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