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Several people were killed Saturday in a blast at new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's first rally in the capital attended by tens of thousands of people, state media reported.

Corbyn said on Friday that a government under his leadership would recognise a Palestinian state "very early on" and push hard for a political solution to the Syrian civil war.

Turkey's HDP radically reclaims women's place in society

Rosa Burc

Turkey's HDP radically reclaims women's place in society

Comment: Women's struggles play a central role in constructing Turkey's national project, writes Rosa Burc.

Germany's Merkel discusses refugee issues with Hariri in Beirut

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Germany's Merkel discusses refugee issues with Hariri in Beirut

German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed refugee issues with Lebanon's prime minister.

Can the Sadrist movement transcend sectarianism in Iraq?

Quentin Müller

Can the Sadrist movement transcend sectarianism in Iraq?

Interview: Quentin Muller speaks to Moqtada al-Sadr's chief of staff, Dhia al-Asadi, about the Iraqi cleric's vision for Iraq.

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Lebanon to review decision not to stamp Iranian passports

Lebanese ministers are set to review a decision by the country's security agency not to stamp Iranian passports at the airport, an interior ministry source said.

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US withdraws from UN rights council 'over anti-Israel bias'

The United States has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council, US ambassador Nikki Haley said on Tuesday, branding the global body a ...

CJ Werleman

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

Comment: On the front lines of some of today's worst human rights abuses are the three white settler colonial states; the United States, ...

Omar Baddar

Israel openly promotes Islamic State ideology

Comment: Preaching sectarianism is just one of many ways Israel is changing the way it does PR in the Trump era, writes Omar Baddar.

The Iraq Report: Sadr and Iran kiss-and-make-up

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The Iraq Report: Sadr and Iran kiss-and-make-up

Our weekly spotlight on events in Iraq takes in the aftermath of the election

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Turkish rapper Ezhel acquitted of first day of trial

The Turkish rapper has been a vocal critic of Turkey's government and its leaders, which rights groups say is what led to his detention.

Regime bombardment in Syria’s Daraa claims one victim

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Regime bombardment in Syria’s Daraa claims one victim

Artillery continues to rain down on rebel-held Daraa, as residents fear a large-scale regime bombardment.

Five things to watch for in the midterm primaries

Marcus Montgomery

Five things to watch for in the midterm primaries

Comment: With 24 more state primaries and five months left before the midterm elections, Marcus Montgomery takes a look at the Trump faithfuls ...

Kashmir: Waking up to the end of Ramadan

Aijaz Nazir

Kashmir: Waking up to the end of Ramadan

In pictures: Traditions run deep in Kashmir during Ramadan and at Eid, despite the deadly ongoing conflict. Words by Aijaz Nazir, photos by ...

Israel's deportation of African migrants 'cruel and illegal': Amnesty

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Israel's deportation of African migrants 'cruel and illegal': Amnesty

Amnesty found Eritrean and Sudanese nationals have been subjected to prolonged detention and violations of their basic human rights in Israel.

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Lebanon FM 'endangering lives of anti-Assad Syria refugees'

Lebanon is ignoring the safety of thousands of Syrian refugees in the country who are opponents of the Assad regime, as it increases pressure from them to return.

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Aquarius migrants land in Spain after week-long immigration crisis

The first boat of the Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants on board was warmly welcomed in Spain on Sunday after a week-long immigration row which ...

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Yemen's Houthi rebels deny Saudi claims of airport control

The Saudi-led coalition reported on Saturday they had captured Hodeida airport - a claim quickly denied by Houthi rebels.

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Jordan recalls ambassador from Iran over 'regional interference'

Jordan has recalled its ambassador to Iran over Tehran's "interference" in Arab affairs in the region, and will not name a new one.

Italy new <em>anti</em>-immigration minister bans more migrant rescue boats

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Italy new anti-immigration minister bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its ...

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'Imminent' US withdrawal expected from UN Human Rights Council

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has repeatedly criticised the council over alleged "anti-Israel bias" and threatened to leave last ...

Prevent is the virus, not the vaccine

Ruqaya Izzidien

Prevent is the virus, not the vaccine

Comment: The doctor-patient relationship should be one of trust, not an opportunity for the government to monitor political beliefs, writes ...

Haftar forces close to taking final eastern Libya city

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Haftar forces close to taking final eastern Libya city

Forces loyal to Libya's septuagenarian renegade general are close to taking over the eastern city of Derna.

US ends freeze on funding to Syria's White Helmets

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US ends freeze on funding to Syria's White Helmets

The US has released funding to Syrian civil rescue group, The White Helmets, after the state department earlier announced a freeze.

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