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Photoblog: Lost limbs create new sporting opportunities for Syrians

Aaref Watad

Photoblog: Lost limbs create new sporting opportunities for Syrians

See in pictures: Syrians who lost limbs from the conflict find new hope, as well as a chance to show off their skills, at an amputees' football club in Idlib.

Egyptian star Mo Salah hits another record at Liverpool

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Egyptian star Mo Salah hits another record at Liverpool

Egyptian football star Mo Salah has scored his 40th goal of the season, equaling a record of Liverpool legend Ian Rush.

Pink Floyd's co-founder Roger Waters says White Helmets 'fake'

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Pink Floyd's co-founder Roger Waters says White Helmets 'fake'

Co-founder and ex-Bassist of British band Pink Floyd has repeated claims that Syria's White Helmets staged a recent chemical attack that has ...

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Egypt cyclist begins 7000km journey to Russia World Cup

An Egyptian football fan has started his 7000km journey from Cairo to Moscow to see his country play in the 2018 World Cup.

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Lebanese prime minister goes on selfie-spree with world leaders

Lebanon's Saad Hariri posted two selfies with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman this week, both of which had the same ambiguous caption.

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Iraq hosts first international tie since FIFA ban lifted

The first international club tie hosted in Iraq in over two decades ended in a 1-1 draw on Tuesday in the city of Karbala.

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Google honours Omar Sharif with 86th birthday doodle

As many cinema lovers around the world remembered the late actor Omar Sharif on his birthday, Google shared a special tribute to the Egyptian actor.

Photoblog: Palestinians protest in Gaza Great Return March

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Photoblog: Palestinians protest in Gaza Great Return March

See in pictures: Thousands of Palestinians in Gaza take part in protests along the border a week after a similar demonstration led to the ...

Charlie Hoyle

Explainer: Life in Gaza under Israel's blockade

Gaza is one of the most densely populated territories on the planet, with two million Palestinians crammed into just 362 square kilometres – and unable to leave

Iraq to host Lebanese side in first post-ban match

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Iraq to host Lebanese side in first post-ban match

Iraq's al-Zawraa will face Lebanese side al-Ahed in Iraq's first hosting of a foreign team for a competitive match in decades.

'Auschwitz in real time': World reacts to Douma massacre

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'Auschwitz in real time': World reacts to Douma massacre

Social media has been flooded with horrific images and videos of the aftermath of a chemical attack on Syria's Douma.

Tunisia star striker Msakni ruled out of World Cup

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Tunisia star striker Msakni ruled out of World Cup

Youssef Mskani has been ruled out of the international tournament in Russia after suffering an injury in his last league game of the season.

Photoblog: Syrians stand in solidarity with Douma

Aaref Watad

Photoblog: Syrians stand in solidarity with Douma

In pictures: Aaref Watad captures a solidarity stand in Aleppo’s western countryside for the people of Douma after a suspected chemical attack ...

Aaref Watad

Video: The Cat Man of Aleppo returns

Although his first cat sanctuary was bombed and destroyed, Mohammad Alaa Aljaleel has built a new home for desperate animals in war-torn Aleppo.

Adama Manu

Reflections on Winnie Mandela's relationship with Palestine

Blog: The long-time activist and former wife of Nelson Mandela was not just an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa, but also a prominent voice calling for justice for Palestine.

Muhammad Shehada

The disheartening impossibility of leaving Gaza through Rafah border

Blog: Muhammad Shehada recalls his family's failed attempt to leave Gaza through the Rafah border, an experience hundreds go through.

Aaref Watad

Photoblog: Eastern Ghouta residents arrive in Idlib

See in pictures: Aaref Watad captures the moment rebel fighters and civilians join the thousands already settled in Idlib, northern Syria, after evacuating war-ravaged Eastern Ghouta.