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In Lebanon, women drive the fight for change

While traffic seethed elsewhere in the city, crowds of angry people moved through central Beirut in protest at a government...

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Afghan negotiating team sent to Doha as more Taliban released

The Afghan government said Wednesday it sent a small technical team to Doha, Qatar, to prepare logistics for starting long-delayed...

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Iran uranium stockpile '10 times limit' set in nuclear deal

Iran continues to increase its stockpile of enriched uranium in violation of the 2015 nuclear deal, but has started allowing access to...

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Afghanistan: Flash floods leave dozens dead north of Kabul

At least 70 people have been killed and hundreds of houses destroyed by flash floods in northern Afghanistan, local officials...

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Cops quit in Belarus: 'That's not why we entered the force'

On August 18, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree awarding medals to more than 300 security officials for “impeccable...

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Can Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi stay the course?

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi headed to Washington for the first time this week since taking office in May —...

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Will the Israel-UAE deal really help to heal old wounds?

Over the past 10 years, Jon Medved and his team traveled several times from Israel to the United Arab Emirates...

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Afghanistan halts Taliban prisoner release, stalls peace talks

The Afghan government said Monday it would not release the remaining 320 Taliban prisoners, stalling peace talks that are set...

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Lebanon faces 'grim' prospect of food, medical and housing shortages

The UN described the situation in Beirut as “really dire” on Friday as hundreds of thousands of people face the...

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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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