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Afghanistan frees over 300 Taliban prisoners in Eid cease-fire deal

Afghanistan’s government released hundreds of Taliban prisoners over the weekend as a rare cease-fire between the groups appeared to hold...

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UAE launches Arab world's first nuclear power plant

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Saturday it had successfully opened a nuclear power plant, becoming the first Arab...

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Lebanon swings between humor and tragedy as economy crumbles

The first signs of Lebanon’s coming collapse appeared when its banks started limiting withdrawals amid nationwide protests late last year....

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Syria: Assad's party wins expected majority in parliamentary polls

Syria’s Baath party and its allies have won a majority in parliamentary elections that were delayed twice due to the...

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German art curator kidnapped in Iraq

Rights activist and art curator Hella Mewis was kidnapped outside her office in Baghdad by unidentified men. The abduction is...

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Arab states target extremism online — but are they effective?

With the rise of the “Islamic State,” a host of Arab-led initiatives were created to disrupt extremist content online. But...

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Was 'IS' trying to sell €1 billion worth of drugs in Europe?

Last week Italian law enforcement agents carried out what they said was the world’s largest ever drugs bust of amphetamines....

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Debating racism in the Arab world

The Black Lives Matter protests have triggered discussions on racism toward Blacks in the Arab and Muslim world. Activists are...

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Turkey sentences 121 people to life in prison for 2016 coup attempt

A Turkish court in Ankara on Friday handed down life sentences to 121 people in connection with the attempted overthrow...

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Omar Abdulaziz: A critic of Saudi Arabia becomes a target

A friend of the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Omar Abdulaziz is a thorn in the side of Saudi Arabia. Living...

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New Zealand: Glacier melts enough ice to provide drinking water for country

A glacier in New Zealand is believed to have lost so much ice over the last three years that it...

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German police arrest Syrian doctor for 'crimes against humanity'

Federal prosecutors have arrested a Syrian doctor working in Germany for crimes against humanity. He is suspected of beating an...

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Award-winning Yemeni author has one hope: an end to the war

Bushra al-Maqtari has faced heady challenges on the front line of Yemen’s war and as a woman in a patriarchal...

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Tunisia nears zero coronavirus cases as it eyes tourism

For 10 years, Juanita Reimer has lived at the edge of the Sahara desert in Douz, Tunisia. Since leaving her...

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