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Comment: Despite repeated warnings that the barracks were unsuitable, the government detained hundreds of migrants in close quarters. Now it's blaming them for catching Covid, writes Malia Bouattia.

Jordan's foreign ministry has called on Israeli authorities to stop protecting groups of hard-line settlers who regularly attempt to storm the Muslim holy compound.

Thousands of Yemeni Houthis protest against US 'terror' listing

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Thousands of Yemeni Houthis protest against US 'terror' listing

Thousands of Yemeni Houthi rebels and their supporters have protested in Sanaa against a recent US decision to designate them as a ‘terrorist’ group

New round of talks on Syria's constitution begins

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New round of talks on Syria's constitution begins

A new round of UN-sponsored talks to write a constitution for war-torn Syria has begun in Geneva, amid accusations that the Assad ...

Israel mooves to seize cows that crossed from Lebanon

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Israel mooves to seize cows that crossed from Lebanon

Israeli forces snatched at least seven cows that strayed into its territories from Lebanon, local news reported.

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Greece, France to sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

Greece will purchase $2.8 billion dollars worth of fighter aircraft from France as tensions continue with Turkey despite the start of new talks.

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Greece, Turkey face first crisis talk since 2016

Greece and Turkey will bow to EU and NATO pressure on Monday and hold the first direct talks over their explosive eastern Mediterranean standoff ...

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Iraq militia claims attack on Riyadh

Alwiya Alwaad Alhaq said it had targeted Saudi Arabia to 'avenge' a recent IS bombing in central Baghdad that killed 32 people.

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UN: Over half of Syria's children deprived of education

More than half of children in war-torn Syria are missing out on education, the UN children's agency UNICEF said, with a third of ...

Western Sahara's Polisario Front attacks Guerguerat border area

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Western Sahara's Polisario Front attacks Guerguerat border area

The Polisario Front bombarded the Guerguerat buffer zone in an overnight attack slammed by Morocco as "propaganda war".

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Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

Libya has increased its oil production tenfold, but this is still below the levels of the Gaddafi era, experts say.

Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

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Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

The process aims to quickly fill several strategic posts in order to facilitate collaboration with an interim executive body set to be elected ...

Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

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Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of ...

Ronaldo rejects offer to become face of Saudi tourism

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Ronaldo rejects offer to become face of Saudi tourism

In another attempt to use elite sports to promote its image globally, Saudi Arabia offered footballing start Cristiano Ronaldo £5.3 million to ...

Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

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Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

Sudan has faced a severe economic crisis, worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.

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US Committee urges release of report on Khashoggi's killing

Publishing the report would ensure that Washington officially recognises Riyadh as responsible for the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

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Afghan officials welcome Biden plan to review US-Taliban deal

The Biden administration said it will review last year's deal with the Taliban amid suring violence in Afghanistan.

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UN: Violence in Sudan's Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

More than 100,000 people have been displaced since fighting erupted earlier this month.

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More than 20 injured by blast in Gaza home

The source of the explosion was allegedly the home of a member of a militant group.

US State Department reopens file on Houthi terrorist designation

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US State Department reopens file on Houthi terrorist designation

The new US State Department is reexamining the designation of the Houthi movement as terrorists, amid fears of a worsening humanitarian crisis ...

Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

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Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Comment: Sisi has all but extinguished Egyptian dissent. Whether a new US president can force him into reforms he doesn't want to make remains ...

Biden administration reviews Taliban violence levels in peace deal

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Biden administration reviews Taliban violence levels in peace deal

The newly formed Biden administration is set to review the fragile peace deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

New round of Libya talks kicks off in Morocco

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New round of Libya talks kicks off in Morocco

Rival Libya groups came together in Morocco for peace talks.

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