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More children are reportedly being recruited to fight as violence between rival militias continues in Tripoli, UNICEF said on Monday.

Comment: Authorities claim Algeria's cholera epidemic is under control, but widespread criticism of their handling of it is indicative of the country's ills, writes Leila Beratto.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager in Gaza Strip

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager in Gaza Strip

At least five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli military forces in the besieged Gaza Strip since Monday.

Gulf states using Israeli spyware to target activists, minorities

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Gulf states using Israeli spyware to target activists, minorities

Israeli-made spyware is being used by Gulf states to crack down on dissidents, a new report by Citizen Lab has revealed.

US professor declines to endorse student's Israel trip

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US professor declines to endorse student's Israel trip

John Cheney-Lippold initially said his university department pledged an academic boycott against Israel in support of Palestinian rights.

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Greece to evacuate 2,000 refugees in overcrowded Lesbos camp

The news comes a day after a major NGO slammed conditions at the camp, noting overflowing sewage and reports of children attempting suicide.

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US cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 for 2019

The US has pledged a sharp fall in refugee admissions as part of President Donald Trump's overall crackdown on immigration.

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Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign peace accord in Saudi Arabia

A landmark meeting in July between leaders of the two countries ended decades of diplomatic and armed battles between the two sides.

Sadek Hamid

How British Muslim women are taking back their narrative

Comment: A new generation of British Muslim women is shaping profound changes within Muslim communities and challenging lazy assumptions in ...

Pakistan face arch-rivals India in football clash

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Pakistan face arch-rivals India in football clash

After three years without international football due to terrorism and politics, Pakistan's national team has brought some pride to their country ...

Andrew Leber

Rentier Islamism: Politics and religion in Arab Gulf societies

Book review: Courtney Freer's timely offering provides important new insights into political Islam in the Gulf, and the region's current schism, ...

Britain drifts towards repressive regimes as no-deal Brexit looms

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Britain drifts towards repressive regimes as no-deal Brexit looms

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Israel jostle for position at the top of the Conservative government's list of ideal trading partners, writes Jonathan ...

Dubai port operator to sue Djibouti

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Dubai port operator to sue Djibouti

DP World has said it will pursue legal action against the Djibouti government after the part nationalisation of a port part-owned by the ...

Israel music festival rocked by BDS campaign

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Israel music festival rocked by BDS campaign

The BDS movement had called on musicians to shun Israel as a way to press the government to change its treatment of the Palestinians.

Djibouti defies UAE by nationalising container port

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Djibouti defies UAE by nationalising container port

The Horn of Africa country has defied threats by the UAE and nationalised a port on the Djibouti coast.

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Media watchdogs condemn jail sentence for Egypt photojournalist Shawkan

A media watchdog has condemned Egyptian authorities for an "unjust" five-year sentence handed down to a photojournalist on Saturday in a mass trial involving 739 defendants.

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Egyptian photojournalist to be released after five years' imprisonment

However Shawkan will be subjected to "police observation", meaning he will have to appear at a police station every day at sunset for the next ...

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Saudi Arabia, UAE to shoot up GCC military spending

A spike in military spending by Saudi Arabia and the UAE would result in an expected $100 billion to be spent on defence by the GCC in 2019 ...

Sophia Akram

The West's love affair with Saudi Arabia must end

Comment: The West must stop turning a blind eye to Saudi Arabia's human rights abuses and take a more harsh approach towards the kingdom, writes ...

Iran launches crackdown on women's rights activists

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Iran launches crackdown on women's rights activists

Iran's regime has launched a crackdown on human rights campaigners, with women's rights activists a key target in the arrests, according to ...

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Former IS leader killed in US airstrike in Libya

The US military said it carried out an airstrike in Libya, killing an Islamic State member described by a source as a former local leader of the ...

South Sudan rebel leader agrees peace deal with government

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South Sudan rebel leader agrees peace deal with government

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has agreed a final peace deal with the government, with hopes the country's bloody civil war has come to an ...

UN: Refugees rejected by Italy were 'tortured and raped'

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UN: Refugees rejected by Italy were 'tortured and raped'

African refugees that were rejected and threatened by Italy were subjected to beatings, torture and rape by smugglers in Libya, the UN's ...

UN calls on EU to accept stranded 150 migrants

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UN calls on EU to accept stranded 150 migrants

Italy stopped the majority of the migrants disembarking from the ship after they were rescued on August 15.

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