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Prosecutors in the UK said that they would not bring any charges against the UAE Minister for Tolerance after a British woman accused him of sexually assaulting her.

The trial of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke began on Monday.

US ambassador’s luxury Israel residence sold to mysterious buyer

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US ambassador’s luxury Israel residence sold to mysterious buyer

The sale follows the controversial relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Mounting discontent among leading Saudi royals over MbS' rule

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Mounting discontent among leading Saudi royals over MbS' rule

Mohamed bin Salman's cousins are said to regret the crown prince's rise to power.

Campaigners to file UN complaint over Saudi prince's detention

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Campaigners to file UN complaint over Saudi prince's detention

The Geneva-based MENA Rights Group and the London-based ALQST are expected to file a complaint to the United Nations over the 'arbitrary' ...

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US-based Zoroastrian priest killed in Iran, reports say

Zoroastrianism was the dominant religion in Persia, prior to the arrival of Islam.

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How will the EU respond to Israel's annexation plans?

The EU is a staunch defender of the two-state solution but remains divided on how to push back against Israel's annexation plans.

Danish 'crime boss' Amir Mekky arrested in Dubai

A Danish citizen allegedly involved in gang-related crime that span from Denmark to Spain has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates.

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Pressure grows on MBS to release jailed Saudi prince

A $2 million US lobbying effort and petitions from European lawmakers are piling pressure on Saudi Arabia to release a philanthropist prince ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

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Investigation reveals widespread torture in Saudi women's prisons

A documentary by Al Jazeera revealed shocking testimonies from female former detainees about the extent of torture and sexual harassment in ...

'Father of Iraqi architecture' Rifat Chadirji dies aged 93

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'Father of Iraqi architecture' Rifat Chadirji dies aged 93

The designer of many of Baghdad's most symbolic modern buildings died in London after contracting the coronavirus.

Turkey detains 11 over 'coronavirus-themed' house party

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Turkey detains 11 over 'coronavirus-themed' house party

More than 80 people attended a coronavirus-themed house party in Turkey's Istanbul, despite precautionary measures and social distancing pleas.

Sudan: How revolutionaries took over neighbourhood committees

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Sudan: How revolutionaries took over neighbourhood committees

Six months after the Constitutional Declaration was signed and the three-year democratic transition started, former ‘popular committees’ ...

The murder case haunting Lebanon's pop queen Nancy Ajram

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The murder case haunting Lebanon's pop queen Nancy Ajram

Feature: How the killing of a Syrian refugee in alleged 'self-defence' at a celebrity couple's home brought Lebanon’s most burning issues to the ...

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Husband of Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram kills 'intruder'

The family of Mohammad Al-Mousa have claimed he was a domestic worker for the Lebanese pop diva and that the he was killed as he came to collect his wages.

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Nancy Ajram's husband shoots intruder dead in their home

A black-clad intruder was shot dead by Dr Fadi El Hachem, the husband of superstar singer Nancy Ajram, in the couple's home in Lebanon.

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Iran's Soleimani 'planned to attack US forces in Iraq'

Reuters reveals details of Soleimani's activities in the months leading up to his death, most of which included plans to target US interests in ...

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US strikes Al-Shabaab militants after deadly Somalia attack

Four Al-Shabaab militants were killed in US airstrikes targeting the group in Somalia on Sunday, just a day after a deadly attack in Mogadishu ...

Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

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Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

Turkey sent a military plane to evacuate victims of a deadly bombing, as well as doctors to tend to the wounded on Sunday, less than 24 hours ...

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Scores dead in 'massive' car bomb blast in Mogadishu

A massive car bomb exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, leaving at least 90 dead and scores injured - with the death toll ...

Somali security forces battle jihadists in Mogadishu hotel attack

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Somali security forces battle jihadists in Mogadishu hotel attack

Somali security forces were trying to dislodge a group of jihadist fighters who stormed a hotel in the capital Mogadishu popular with ...

Egypt PM targeted with suspected car bomb in Cairo

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Egypt PM targeted with suspected car bomb in Cairo

Parts of Sheikh Zayed City were put on lockdown on Sunday night after a car crashed into security outside the prime minister's residence, ...

#ThatsEnough: Egypt corruption hashtag shakes Sisi regime

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#ThatsEnough: Egypt corruption hashtag shakes Sisi regime

A Twitter hashtag accusing Egyptian President Sisi of corruption has been used over a million times, amid calls for street protests next Friday

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