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Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

Imam Khalid Latif said he would not be taking part in this year's Reviving the Islamic Spirit conference in Toronto over actions taken by the UAE against Muslim organisations.

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton tests positive for Covid-19

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F1 champion Lewis Hamilton tests positive for Covid-19

The development makes Hamilton a doubtful starter for the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi.

Saudi Arabia allows Israeli commercial flights in its airspace

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Saudi Arabia allows Israeli commercial flights in its airspace

This agreement came 'just hours' before the first Israeli commercial flight was due to take flight on Tuesday morning.

Iranian commander killed in airstrike on Syria-Iraq border

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Iranian commander killed in airstrike on Syria-Iraq border

The IRGC commander was in the Syrian city of Albukamal when the strike took place.

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UN says emergency aid needs exploding due to pandemic

A UN report has found that one in 33 people worldwide will be in need of aid in 2021.

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Iraqi Yazidi Nobel laureate says pandemic raising violence, trafficking

Activist Nadia Murad said domestic tensions have intensified in confined living spaces during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Trump's 'inexperienced' virus adviser quits as vaccine boosts hope

Scott Atlas, a favoured coronavirus adviser of the US president, who tweeted in October "Masks work? NO," has submitted his resignation.

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Thousands protest in Iraq as death toll rises

At least eight people have died in recent clashes between anti-government protesters and supporters of Moqtada Sadr.

Fakhrizadeh's assassination throws Biden's Iran policy into the spotlight

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Fakhrizadeh's assassination throws Biden's Iran policy into the spotlight

Comment: Biden has his work cut out, but he must stand up to the warmongers and formulate a peace policy for Iran and the region, writes Arash ...

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Azerbaijani forces enter last district handed over by Armenia

Azerbaijani forces moved into the final district given up by Armenia in a peace deal that ended weeks of fighting over the disputed ...

Algeria president to return 'within days' from German hospital

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Algeria president to return 'within days' from German hospital

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune is to return home within days after a month of hospitalisation in Germany with coronavirus.

Pakistan says <em>will</em> not recognise Israel amid rumoured pressure

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Pakistan says will not recognise Israel amid rumoured pressure

Official statement by Islamabad appear to be in response to rumors of diplomatic pressure by the US and Saudi Arabia to recognise Israel.

Rival Libya officials hold talks in Morocco

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Rival Libya officials hold talks in Morocco

The two days of talks in the northern port city of Tangier bring together 13 representatives each from Libya's House of Representatives (HoR) ...

Trump administration wages last major Supreme Court fight

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Trump administration wages last major Supreme Court fight

If the outgoing president's plan goes forward, states with large numbers of undocumented immigrants could see their influence reduced in the US ...

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Turkey research ship return to port amid potential sanctions

Turkey's research ship has returned to port less than two before EU leaders will decide whether to slap further sanctions on Ankara.

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Jordan king and Palestinian president meet for peace talks

President Abbas and King Abdullah met in the Jordanian resort town of Aqaba.

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Biden fractures foot playing with dog

Biden, who will become the oldest US president upon his January swearing-in, suffered the injury on Saturday with Major, one of his two ...

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UAE condemns 'heinous' killing of Iran scientist

The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist has been condemned by the United Arab Emirates as a "heinous" act.

The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

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The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

Few of the pro-democracy protesters who took the Middle East by storm in 2011 had a flag to raise or leader to follow. But all had a song to ...

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Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

Debate raged in Iran over how and when to respond to a top nuclear scientist's assassination, blamed on arch-foe Israel, as his body was ...

White House's Kushner headed to Saudi, Qatar: reports

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White House's Kushner headed to Saudi, Qatar: reports

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner will visit Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week in a bid for further diplomatic deals ...

Israel's Gantz puts submarines probe on hold

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Israel's Gantz puts submarines probe on hold

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz froze a probe into the purchase of German submarines that had riled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, ...

Trump suggests he <em>will</em> never concede to Biden

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Trump suggests he will never concede to Biden

In the first TV interview since losing his re-election bid, President Donald Trump indicated that he will never concede to Biden and ...

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