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Yemeni men offer prayers at the grave of their relative who was killed during Yemen's ongoing conflict, at a cemetery in Sanaa,…
Yemen is already gripped by what the UN calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with tens of thousands killed, an estimated four million people displaced by war
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By AFP
Wed, 07/08/2020 - 08:03
Jumana and Farhan al-Alyawi, 8-year-old displaced Syrian twins from east Idlib, pose for a picture in a tent at Atmeh camp,…
If no compromise is reached by Friday, aid convoys from Turkey into northwest Syria will have to stop, leaving millions without assistance
Margaret Besheer
Wed, 07/08/2020 - 03:01
Britain Sanctions Russian, Saudi Officials; Is China Next Target?
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‘Magnitsky’ sanctions target alleged human rights abusers
Henry Ridgwell
Tue, 07/07/2020 - 18:06
FILE PHOTO: Saher al-Ali's family members stand inside their damaged house in the rebel-held town of Nairab,  Idlib region,…
UN Commission says more than one million people are displaced and trapped in Idlib, scarred by fighting and abuses by all warring parties and forced to live in terror
Lisa Schlein
Tue, 07/07/2020 - 14:00
People are seen in a swimming pool at the Atlantis, The Palm Hotel, as the Emirates reopen to tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 7, 2020.
Authorities hope to fuel interest in the sheikhdom ahead of its crucial winter months for tourism
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:10
FILE - Workers disinfect the grounds around the Kaaba, a cubic building at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, March 7, 2020.
Saudi Arabia to take big economic hit as high infection rates force kingdom to restrict annual pilgrimage to Saudi citizens and residents, deepening its slump
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:24
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Latest in a series of fires and explosions, some of which have hit sensitive sites   
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By Reuters
Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:11
Iraqi women gather at the scene where Iran's Quds Force top commander Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al…
Report says neither US nor Iran properly justified January attacks as self defense
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 05:34
Security forces stand guard at the assassination scene of Hisham al-Hashimi, in Zeyouneh area, Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July, 7,…
Hisham al-Hashimi, 47, had received threats from Iran-backed militias
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 19:09
FILE - The headquarters of the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
UNAIDS says most of world not on course to meet 2020 goals, and COVID-19 is pushing them further off course
Margaret Besheer
Mon, 07/06/2020 - 18:25
Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Kashoggi, leaves a court in Istanbul, Friday, July 3, 2020, where…
Hatice Cengiz spoke at the opening of the trial in absentia of two former aides of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and 18 other Saudi nationals who were charged in Turkey for Khashoggi's grisly slaying  
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 10:46
FILE - In this April 14, 2020 file photo, people crowd a street a few hours ahead of curfew in Cairo, Egypt. As Egyptian…
At least 10 doctors and six journalists have been arrested since the virus first hit Egypt in February, according to rights groups
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 09:30
Muslims pray at the Grand Mosque during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in their holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia August 8, 2019…
Saudi Arabia said last month that only a limited number of people would be allowed to perform Hajj this year
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Mon, 07/06/2020 - 00:27
FILE - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and his son Yair pose for a photo in Tel Aviv, Israel, Jan. 23, 2020.
As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands trial for corruption, his 28-year-old son has emerged as a driving force in a counterattack against critics and the state institutions prosecuting the longtime Israeli leader
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Sun, 07/05/2020 - 19:20
This photo released July 2, 2020, by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, shows a building after it was damaged by a fire, at the Natanz uranium enrichment facility, some 320 kilometers south of the capital Tehran.
Some Iranian officials have said fire may have been caused by cyber sabotage
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By Reuters
Sun, 07/05/2020 - 16:54

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