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Iraq protesters wounded in second day of police violence

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Iraq protesters wounded in second day of police violence

Demonstrators returned in large numbers on Sunday morning, after security forces cleared out their tents in protest hotspots in Baghdad and southern Iraq.

Date of publication: 26 January, 2020

Two Rohingya women killed in Myanmar shelling

The New Arab

Two Rohingya women killed in Myanmar shelling

Just days after the UN's top court ordered the country to protect the beleaguered Muslim minority, two Rohingya women were killed.

UAE firm 'luring Sudanese to fight' in Libya, Yemen

The New Arab

UAE firm 'luring Sudanese to fight' in Libya, Yemen

The UAE has previously been accused of using Sudan to ferry mercenaries to Yemen and Libya.

Nine years on, Egypt awaits conclusion of its revolution

Florence Dixon

Nine years on, Egypt awaits conclusion of its revolution

Mohamed Ali, diaspora activism and social media: As Cairo goes into lockdown ...

Lebanon protesters mark 100 days of anti-government uprising

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Lebanon protesters mark 100 days of anti-government uprising

Protests demanding the removal of politicians deemed incompetent and corrupt have gripped Lebanon since October 17 and forced the resignation of the government.

Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance Film Festival

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Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance Film Festival

Bryan Fogel's 'The Dissident' is a searing documentary about Jamal Khashoggi's murder, unveiling a detailed investigation into the Saudi regime and the companies and governments that do business with it.

Iraq security forces clear protest camps following Sadr's U-turn

The New Arab

Iraq security forces clear protest camps following Sadr's U-turn

Just hours after populist politician Moqtada Sadr withdrew support for the protest movement, Iraqi security forces cleared anti-government protesters from streets and squares in Baghdad and the south.

Indian government ends internet blackout in Kashmir

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Indian government ends internet blackout in Kashmir

India imposed a communications blackout in early August when it stripped the portion of Kashmir it controls - the country's only Muslim-majority ...

Libya oil output down 75 percent due to blockade

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Libya oil output down 75 percent due to blockade

Pro-Haftar forces blockaded the main oil terminals in eastern Libya the day before a summit in Berlin on January 19 that called for the ...

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Israel strikes Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

Israel carried out air raids on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip late on Saturday, striking a number of sites including an arms factory.

Missing Palestinian boy 'found frozen to death' in Jerusalem

The New Arab

Missing Palestinian boy 'found frozen to death' in Jerusalem

A devastating video which surfaced online showed the frozen young boy being carried by rescuers out of the water.

Iranian Olympic medallist hopes to compete for Germany

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Iranian Olympic medallist hopes to compete for Germany

Kimia Alizadeh took the bronze medal for taekwondo at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She hopes to compete for Germany in Tokyo this year.

The New Arab

41 deaths reported as coronavirus spreads to 11 countries

The viral coronavirus has spread to at least 11 countries and killed 41 people, authorities confirmed on Saturday.

Iran condemns 'inhumane' US treatment of its nationals

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Iran condemns 'inhumane' US treatment of its nationals

The recent deportation of a student has highlighted the treatment of Iranian ...

Yemen's Houthis advance as loyalists beat 'tactical' Nihm retreat

The New Arab

Yemen's Houthis advance as loyalists beat 'tactical' Nihm retreat

Yemen's Defence Minister General Mohammed Ali al-Maqdishi implicitly recognised the rebels' advance in the Nihm area, in comments published by the official Saba news agency.

Kurdish authorities move 21 orphans out of Syria camp

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Kurdish authorities move 21 orphans out of Syria camp

The children, including some from France, Egypt and Dagestan, were only a fraction of the 224 orphans living in Al-Hol camp, home to thousands of relatives of IS militants.

Powerful quake kills 21 in eastern Turkey

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Powerful quake kills 21 in eastern Turkey

A pregnant woman was among a number of civilians pulled alive from the rubble on Saturday, rescuers confirmed, as the death toll continued to rise.

Riyadh 'planned to spy on Khashoggi's fiancee in UK'

The New Arab

Riyadh 'planned to spy on Khashoggi's fiancee in UK'

Saudi Arabia has been accused of attempting to surveil Khashoggi's Turkish fiance Hatice Cengiz while in London.

Delta fined $50,000 for discriminating against Muslim passengers

The New Arab

Delta fined $50,000 for discriminating against Muslim passengers

Three Muslim passengers who were kicked off Delta Air Lines flights in separate occasions were provided with compensation from the US airline ...

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Lebanon's new finance minister to meet IMF official

Ghazi Wazni's meeting with IMF Alternative Executive Director Sami Geadah comes as Lebanon grapples with its worst economic crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war.

Syria regime forces gain ground in Idlib: monitor

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Syria regime forces gain ground in Idlib: monitor

Syrian regime forces have inched closer to one of the largest urban centres in rebel-held northwestern Syria, a war monitor has said.

34 US troops suffered brain injuries during Iran strike

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34 US troops suffered brain injuries during Iran strike

The US Pentagon has revealed that as many as 34 US soldiers suffered brain injuries as a result of Iran's attack on the Ain al-Asad air base in Iraq.

The New Arab

Palestine warns Trump, Israel not to cross 'red lines'

Trump, whose team has long been working on the outlines of a secretive peace plan, has repeatedly boasted that he is the most pro-Israeli US president in history.

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