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Algeria's foreign ministry says the move is linked to comments made by Morocco's UN envoy on Algeria's Kabylie region.

Hundreds protest in Baghdad demanding the end of impunity after the killings of dozens of pro-democracy activists.

Esraa Abdelfattah was arrested in October 2019 on charges of 'spreading fake news' and collaborating with 'terrorists'.

Erdogan expected to underline his support for a two-state solution to the decades-old dispute on the divided island.

Tehran says it wants to agree prisoner exchange but the US and UK are linking it to talks on Iran's nuclear programme.

Negotiators for Afghan gov't and Taliban meeting in Doha as violence in the country escalates amid US troop exit.

Authorities record 205 new deaths as hospitals struggle with lack of oxygen supplies and vaccinations remain low.

Sudan's overall foreign debt is $70bn, and the Paris Club urged other lenders to provide similar debt forgiveness.

Friday's announcement marks the first reported arrests made over a killing that shocked the country.

How shrapnel from Israeli missiles exposed French arms manufacturers, accused of complicity in a French court of law.

The international conference will be held on August 4, a year after a massive port blast devastated Beirut.

Governor of Turkey's bordering Hatay province says a mass grave was found with 61 bodies in the Ankara-held Afrin area.

In Tunisia, Ghofrane Binous, a 25-year-old Black woman from a working-class neighbourhood, runs for national elections.

Citing 'key differences' with country's president, Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri steps down.

The appointment of a governing party loyalist as rector of Istanbul’s Bogazici University sparked months of protests.

Report reveals 'harrowing violations' of detained migrants returned to Libya with the complicity of European states.

Legal observers say Jordan lost an opportunity to build trust in society as the sedition trial was shrouded in secrecy.

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre finds Qatar's hotel brands have failed to protect hospitality workers.

Erdogan says Uighurs should live in peace as 'equal citizens of China', adding that Turkey respects China's sovereignty.

The UAE opened its embassy to Israel in Tel Aviv's new stock exchange building, in latest normalisation move.

World powers party to the nuclear deal hope to restore it soon as the best option available to ensure non-proliferation.

Palestinians attend burial of Suha Jarrar, 31, as Israel bars MP Khalida Jarrar from attending her daughter's funeral.

PM promises accountability after blaze kills hospitalised COVID patients for second time in less than three months.

Reconstruction costs for the impoverished Gaza Strip are estimated to be $500m following the 11-day conflict in May.

Months after resolving a rift with its neighbours, Qatar can now establish Flight Information Region in its airspace.

Turkish wrestling fans head to Edirne province for 600-year-old championship cancelled last year due to COVID.

Turkey's Erdogan and new Israeli president Herzog speak on phone in sign of possible thaw after years of strained ties.

Death sentences in the small Gulf nation have risen more than 600 percent in the past decade, new report finds.

Dozens dead in fire in COVID-19 isolation ward at a hospital in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriya.

Hamdam app allows users to 'search for and choose their spouse'.

Court hands 15 Bassem Awadallah, Sharif Hassan bin Zaid to 15 years in jail on charges of destabilising the monarchy.

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