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Palestinian farmers from villages close to the occupied city of Jenin have been protesting Israeli measures to block their harvest.

The new Tokyo-funded project launched in occupied Nablus is set to provide 2,400 Palestinians (450 households) with electricity.

Tunisia struggles to host refugees saved at sea

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Tunisia struggles to host refugees saved at sea

Most refugees who reached Tunisia illegally hope to head to Europe as they struggle to survive in the country's only migrant centre.

Two Palestinians shot dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes: ministry

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Two Palestinians shot dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes: ministry

A 14-year-old was among two people shot dead by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health ministry said.

UN report proves Israel's brutal occupation on Palestine: minister

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UN report proves Israel's brutal occupation on Palestine: minister

A report by UNCTAD has proven that Israel's occupation in the West Bank and siege on Gaza is stunting Palestinian development, Palestine's ...

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Cash-strapped Iranians deplore regime spending on foreign wars

Unrest is brewing among Iranians as the toll of the regime's costly fixation with foreign conflicts has not gone unnoticed by the millions now struggling just to get by.

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Unease in Tehran's Bazaar hints at protest return

Tehran's old marketplace is seen as the bellweather for popular unrest, and as sanctions start to hit, resentment is brewing.

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Gaza situation 'catastrophic' amid deepening aid cuts: UN

"The situation in Gaza is becoming less and less livable," said Isabelle Durant, the deputy head of the United Nations development agency ...

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Algeria's Bouteflika returns home from Switzerland amid medical check-up

The result of the Algerian President's check-up have not been publicised.

Morocco provides 'Safe Spaces' for youth

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Morocco provides 'Safe Spaces' for youth

The celebration 'Safe Spaces for Youth' in Morocco and beyond is crucial in supporting what the world needs to ensure flourishing future ...

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Morocco provides 'Safe Spaces' for youth

Like much of the Arab world, Moroccan youth are concerned with rising unemployment and failing education systems. A new forum for ...

Besieged Bethlehem: Jesus' birthplace crippled by Israeli occupation

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Besieged Bethlehem: Jesus' birthplace crippled by Israeli occupation

Bethlehem is suffocated by gun turrets and barbed wire, with Israel's eight-meter high segregation wall eclipsing verdant pastures and rolling ...

Iran’s parliament to question president over economic woes

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Iran’s parliament to question president over economic woes

Iran’s parliament announced on Wednesday it would hold a special session to question President Hassan Rouhani about the plummeting currency and ...

Algeria's president could seek fifth term despite ailing health

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Algeria's president could seek fifth term despite ailing health

With no clear successor to longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algerians may well see their frail leader who rarely appears in public cling ...

Expat Exodus: 'fake Saudisation' failing to tackle rampant <em>unemployment</em>

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Expat Exodus: 'fake Saudisation' failing to tackle rampant unemployment

The government-engineered 'expat exodus' has failed to bring down unemployment, which instead increased in the kingdom, as locals shun ...

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Rouhani calls for unity in face of economic woes

Iran has faced mounting economic woes since the United States in May pulled out of a 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers.

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Jordan king calls for tax review as protests continue

The Jordanian monarch called for a review of tax laws as anti-austerity protests continued even after the resignation of the prime minister.

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Entire generation of Gaza children traumatised by war, blockade

With up to 45 percent of Gaza's population under the age of 14, children are disproportionately impacted by war and the Israeli blockade.

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Jordan king backtracks on price hikes after mass protests

Jordan's Abdullah has backtracked on a decision to increase fuel prices after mass protests over subsidy reforms broke out in the kingdom.

Nakba Day: Seventy years on, Israel's settler-colonialism continues unabated

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Nakba Day: Seventy years on, Israel's settler-colonialism continues unabated

Data from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics show Israel's ethnic cleansing to create a Jewish state has long continued since 1948.

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Tunisian elections: capital gets its first ever female mayor

Head of Ennahda's Tunis list Souad Abderrahim is set to be elected the first female mayor of the capital in historic local elections.

Tunisia votes in first local elections since revolution

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Tunisia votes in first local elections since revolution

The municipal elections, enshrined in the new constitution and one of the demands of the revolution, mark the first tangible step of ...

Tunisia’s first local election faces abstention fears

Massinissa Benlakehal

Tunisia’s first local election faces abstention fears

In-depth: Millions of Tunisians will vote for city councillors in 350 municipalities this weekend, but there are fears of a large abstention ...

Middle East's economic growth will not curb <em>unemployment</em>: IMF

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Middle East's economic growth will not curb unemployment: IMF

Deeper reforms must be made to curb high unemployment rates in the Middle East, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.

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