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Peace deal for Yemen's south stumbles as deadline expires

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Peace deal for Yemen's south stumbles as deadline expires

The Riyadh Agreement signed on November 5 stipulated the creation within 30 days of a new 24-member cabinet with equal representation for the southerners.

Date of publication: 09 December, 2019

Pay to pray? Houthis impose fee on mosque goers

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Pay to pray? Houthis impose fee on mosque goers

A monthly subscription fee of 4000 Yemeni rials could be paid for regular attendees of the mosque, the notice adds.

India tables new 'anti-Muslim' citizenship law

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India tables new 'anti-Muslim' citizenship law

Critics of the move have asked why the Indian government has not offered amnesty to 'illegal migrants' from the persecuted Ahmadi Muslim sect in ...

Babri Mosque destroyer describes journey to Islam

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Babri Mosque destroyer describes journey to Islam

Former Hindu nationalist who carried out the Babri Mosque demolition in 1992 ...

Saudi 2020 budget deficit to grow by $50 billion

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Saudi 2020 budget deficit to grow by $50 billion

Saudi Arabia's budget deficit is likely to grow by $50 billion next year as the kingdom remains defiant that Vision 2030 is charging ahead.

Iraqi paramilitaries claim massacre of protesters... then deny it

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Iraqi paramilitaries claim massacre of protesters... then deny it

Hashd al-Shaabi said they were hacked after a statement appeared on their website claiming responsibility for the Khilani massacre on Friday.

Iraq summons ambassadors over comments on deadly protests

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Iraq summons ambassadors over comments on deadly protests

The Canadian ambassador said that the state should not allow 'armed groups with special agendas' to roam free.

Trump slammed for acting as Saudi spokesman following attack

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Trump slammed for acting as Saudi spokesman following attack

Trump, notoriously known for his quick-handed and unfiltered response to terror attacks around the world, fell short of labelling the Saudi ...

Turkish women arrested over viral Las Tesis anti-violence chant

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Turkish women arrested over viral Las Tesis anti-violence chant

Protesters in Istanbul chanted: 'You are the rapist.'

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Bashar Al-Assad's uncle to stand trial in France

Rifaat Al-Asad was vice-president before being exiled.

More than one-in-four Israelis live in poverty

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More than one-in-four Israelis live in poverty

This year has seen a sharp rise in Israelis living in poor conditions.

Turkey deports 11 French 'terrorist' suspects: ministry

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Turkey deports 11 French 'terrorist' suspects: ministry

A judicial source in France confirmed that four women and their seven children had arrived in France early on Monday.

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Russia banned from competing in Qatar 2022 World Cup

"The blatant breach by the Russian authorities of Rusada’s reinstatement condition demanded a robust response. That is exactly what has been delivered today."

Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation requirement in restaurants

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Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation requirement in restaurants

Despite a spate of recent women's rights reforms, Saudi Arabia continues its ...

Lebanon Sunnis want Hariri to be PM again: Khatib

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Lebanon Sunnis want Hariri to be PM again: Khatib

Government consultations are set to begin on Monday, but front-runner Samir Khatib and consensus candidate Saad al-Hariri have both rejected the top job.

Defiant Iraqi protesters pour onto streets despite deadly attacks

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Defiant Iraqi protesters pour onto streets despite deadly attacks

Thousands of Iraqi protesters have taken to the streets of Baghdad, Nasiriyah, Najaf, and other cities despite deadly militia attacks on Friday which killed 24 people.

China claims Uighur Muslim detainees have 'graduated' from 'training'

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China claims Uighur Muslim detainees have 'graduated' from 'training'

Xinjiang's Uighur governor on Sunday claimed the US Congress had violated international law by recommending sanctions against Chinese officials.

Hebron Palestinians hold strike to protest Israeli settlement expansion

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Hebron Palestinians hold strike to protest Israeli settlement expansion

A general strike is taking place in Hebron to protest Israel's illegal settlement expansion.

Qatar emir to attend anti-corruption summit in Rwanda

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Qatar emir to attend anti-corruption summit in Rwanda

There are question marks over whether the Qatar Emir will attend a breakthrough GCC summit in Riyadh this week.

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Netanyahu pushes annexation plan as new elections loom

Netanyahu has claimed Israel has the 'full right' to annex the Jordan Valley and settlements in the occupied West Bank.

The Labour Muslim candidate threatening to unseat Boris Johnson

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The Labour Muslim candidate threatening to unseat Boris Johnson

In the upcoming British elections, PM Boris Johnson is being challenged in his constituency by a 25 year old Labour candidate.

Sudan's PM announced reduced troop numbers in Yemen

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Sudan's PM announced reduced troop numbers in Yemen

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok announced that his country has reduced its troop strength in Yemen, where it has bolstered a Saudi-led military coalition supporting the government against rebels.

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Saudi military training in US under scrutiny after attack

US lawmakers called for a halt to a Saudi military training program after a shooting rampage at a naval base in Florida in which a Saudi officer killed three Americans.

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