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Clashes between Yemen's warring factions have recently intensified, leaving civilians at greater risk from the country's ongoing conflict, which has already destroyed millions of lives.

The work of Iraqi photographer Latif Al Ani is being exhibited in the UK for the first time, providing a portrait of Iraq as it has never been seen before.

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Emran Feroz

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Interview: None of the violence or dysfunction we are currently witnessing around the world is new and can be repeatedly found in history, Pankaj Mishra told Emran Feroz.

Erdogan, Putin 'finalise missile deal, agree on Jerusalem'

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Erdogan, Putin 'finalise missile deal, agree on Jerusalem'

Trump's outrageous decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has cemented unlikely allies in Erdogan and Putin.

Israel's 'destruction will come sooner thanks to Donald Trump'

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Israel's 'destruction will come sooner thanks to Donald Trump'

Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital will "hasten the destruction" of the Jewish state, Iran's defence minister has said.

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IS 'seeking shelter' in Afghanistan after Middle East losses

Afghanistan's military said it plans to launch a major operation to stop IS making inroads into the country's northern provinces, officials said on Tuesday.

Zahra Ali

Iraqi women's rights must be protected

Comment: Women's rights activists in Iraq insist on the necessity of civil struggle, linking their fight for equality with that of the fight for ...

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Hizballah: 'Israel will be destroyed after Trump's Jerusalem move'

The leader of Lebanon’s powerful militant and political group Hizballah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, proclaimed on Monday that his organisation ...

Noor el-Terk and Paul McLoughlin

Saudi Arabia: A flourishing film scene but no cinemas

Saudi filmmakers have fought legal restrictions and taboos surrounding cinema to produce some of the most exciting movies in the region. None, ...

Cairo, Moscow sign contract for Egypt's first nuclear plant

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Cairo, Moscow sign contract for Egypt's first nuclear plant

Moscow and Cairo signed a final contract on Monday that will see energy hungry Egypt light up with its first nuclear power plant.

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Thousands of IS fighters could return to Africa

More than 6,000 Africans who fought for IS in Iraq and Syria could return home, the African Union's top security official warned, calling on ...

New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

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New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

Russian leader Vladimir Putin will begin a historic visit to Egypt and Turkey on Monday, two leading Sunni Muslim powers that have had complex ...

Qatar buys dozens of Typhoon fighter jets from Britain

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Qatar buys dozens of Typhoon fighter jets from Britain

Qatar has signed an $8 billion deal to buy 24 Typhoon fighters from the United Kingdom amid an ongoing blockade of the Gulf state.

Israeli security guard stabbed as Jerusalem protests flare up

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Israeli security guard stabbed as Jerusalem protests flare up

A Palestinian stabbed and seriously wounded an Israeli security guard in Jerusalem on Sunday, amid unrest over the White House's declaration of ...

Egypt revives plans for new desert capital

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Egypt revives plans for new desert capital

Plans for a new Egyptian capital were first announced in March 2015 and it has been touted as a solution to overcrowding, pollution and rising ...

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Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

Lebanon has suggested Arab nations should slap economic sanctions on Washington over Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US embassy to the contested city.

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Bahrain sends first official delegation to Israel amid tensions

A Bahraini interfaith delegation has visited Israel amid widespread demonstrations and condemnation over Washington's controversial policy shift ...

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End of the Saudi Arabia-UAE Leonardo da Vinci mystery?

Abu Dhabi has purchased a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece, which the UAE and Saudi Arabia will hope end rumours Mohammed bin Salman purchased the ...

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Libya's Sufi shrines under attack by 'extremist militias': HRW

Human Rights Watch has condemned a series of attacks against Sufi shrines in Libya carried out by 'extremist' militia groups.

Egypt's Coptic Pope cancels Pence meeting over Jerusalem move

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Egypt's Coptic Pope cancels Pence meeting over Jerusalem move

Egypt's Coptic Pope has cancelled a meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence in Cairo later this month in protest at Washington's decision to ...

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Jordan's plan for high-tech desert city met with scepticism

A new desert metropolis to be built by Jordan has been met with skepticism by urban planners, who argue it is more efficient to improve existing ...

Will Trudeau address civil rights violations on Canadian soil?

Hadani Ditmars

Will Trudeau address civil rights violations on Canadian soil?

Comment: How many more acts of violence and racism need occur before Ottawa admits we have our own home-grown issues, asks Hadani Ditmars.

Four years, four words: Remembering the Douma4

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Four years, four words: Remembering the Douma4

Marking four years since the abduction of the four human rights activists in Syria, Amnesty International launches a campaign calling for ...

#MeToo, say domestic workers in the <em>Middle</em> <em>East</em>

Rothna Begum

#MeToo, say domestic workers in the Middle East

Comment: While the #MeToo outcry is exposing sexual harassment mostly in the West, we must remember that abuse, often by employers, happens ...

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