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German politicians from across the political spectrum have criticised the Turkish President for being "undiplomatic" and called for a collective response to the ordered expulsion of ten ambassadors.
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The deaths are the latest among roughly 1,600 rebels the coalition claims it has killed in strikes over the past two weeks around Marib, the internationally recognised government's last bastion in oil-rich northern Yemen.
Egyptian film director Omar El Zohairy poses with his award poses with his award for the best Arab Narrative Film [Getty]
An Egyptian feature film about poverty called Feathers has prompted both accolades and criticism over its representation of Egypt.

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The new discovery of 'sophisticated' mummification techniques believed to be a thousand years older than previously thought could lead to a rewriting of the history books.
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As part of the agreement the UAE will work on Israel's second lunar landing attempt after the crash of their first - the Beresheet 1 mission - in 2019.
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The Jerusalem consulate was subsumed into the US Embassy that was moved to the contested city from Tel Aviv in 2018 by the administration of former President Donald Trump - a reversal of US policy hailed by Israel and condemned by Palestinians.
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The United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco all said in 2020 they would normalise ties with Israel, as Washington under the administration of then-US President Donald Trump made Arab-Israeli rapprochement a foreign policy priority.
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Palestinian NGO official told The New Arab that Israel adopted "political decisions" against Palestinian civil organisations to keep themselves silent towards violations against Palestinians.
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Bahrain, along with other Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia and the UAE have announced plans to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2060.
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Governments must stop returning migrants to "non-secure countries" like Libya, the 84-year-old pontiff said while prioritising saving lives in the Mediterranean, safe disembarkations at ports and guaranteeing migrants "alternatives to detention".