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Hamas Arrests Dozens of Protesters in Gaza

Hamas Arrests Dozens of Protesters in Gaza

Fierce clashes have erupted between Hamas movement forces and hundreds of demonstrators protesting the high cost of living in the Gaza Strip and taxes on basic products. Since Thursday, hundreds of Palestinians have taken to the streets in multiple locations throughout the enclave.

Yemeni Government Renews Call for UN Offices Move to Aden

Yemeni Government Renews Call for UN Offices Move to Aden

Yemen's deputy foreign minister, Mohammad al-Hadrami, stressed the need to relocate all United Nations offices from Houthi-held areas to Yemen’s temporary capital of Aden, where the legitimate government is established, in order to avoid coming under pressure by the militias. Hadrami made his rem

Egypt’s Sisi Admits to Previous Crisis in Communicating with Youths

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi admitted on Sunday to a past problem in communicating with youths in Egypt, where they represent a third of the population of the Arab world’s most populous country. Youth forums are great opportunities for the state and the youths to raise topics and discussions th

Preparations Underway for Haftar, Sarraj Meeting as Clashes Erupt in Libya Capital

Preparations Underway for Haftar, Sarraj Meeting as Clashes Erupt in Libya Capital

Preparations are underway to hold a meeting between Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Haftar and Government of National Accord (GNA) chief Fayez al-Sarraj. Informed sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that the meeting is planned for next week and will follow up on the previous one between the

SDF Admits to 'Difficulties' Beating ISIS, Says over 60,000 Have Fled Baghouz

SDF Admits to 'Difficulties' Beating ISIS, Says over 60,000 Have Fled Baghouz

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Sunday more than 60,000 people, mostly civilians, had flooded out of ISIS’ last enclave in eastern Syria since a final assault to capture it began over two months ago, amid "difficulties" defeating the extremists. SDF spokesman Kino Gabriel told repo

Israeli Killed, 2 Wounded in Attack in West Bank

Israeli Killed, 2 Wounded in Attack in West Bank

An Israeli was killed on Sunday and two others were wounded in an attack in the occupied West Bank. "One Israeli is dead," Israeli army spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus said of the attacks near the Ariel junction southwest of Nablus, carried out by who "appears to be Palestinian".

Moroccan King Calls for Making 21st Century ‘Africa’s Century’

Moroccan King Calls for Making 21st Century ‘Africa’s Century’

Moroccan King Mohammed VI called for launching major development projects in Africa that would change the continent's reality whether in education, health, agriculture and infrastructure or in the fight against poverty. In a message to the participants in the fifth edition of the Crans Montana Fo

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