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Abdel Qader Khatib, a member of the Islamic Action Front's freedoms and human rights committee, said Jordanian security forces had detained 60 teachers in different cities.
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"Chinese enthusiasm for insurgent nationalist groups reached its peak in the mid-to-late 1960s, when it provided equipment and training to groups in Palestine, Eritrea and the Gulf"
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As the value of the lira against the dollar suffered a more than three percent fall to 7.3, analysts blamed the Turkish government for adopting unorthodox economic policies and for using backdoor methods to control the value of the currency since last year
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"This state and its structure - not just its political system - has been threatening the health of the people and belittling their dignity, while mastering the art of fundraising and knocking on the doors of the international community"
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Jordan's teachers continue protests as government cracks down on union
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China's avoidance of Middle East conflicts may soon come to an end | Guy Burton
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Macron said he would ask the country's political establishment "to carry out reforms... to change the system, to stop the division of Lebanon, to fight against corruption"
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"Blind support for Israel now no longer is helping candidates, but is even becoming a hindrance for them"
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"It’s first a sign that while allegedly corrupt Algerian businessmen are in prison, their financial assets are still working" - Zine Labidine Ghebouli, researcher
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"Tuesday at 6pm, Beirut no longer had a port, but rather a new mass graveyard"
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Turkey's lira sinks to record low against US dollar
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In pictures: Women rally across Turkey in support of Istanbul Convention
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"Evil has taken the form and character of a non-sovereign, irresponsible, criminal state that is hostile to its own population and the cultural urban fabric that makes Beirut a unique Mediterranean city"
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"Tensions between Greece and Turkey have significantly heated up in recent months, mainly due to a dispute over sovereignty in the gas-rich Eastern Mediterranean, in addition to the Hagia Sophia controversy"
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WATCH: an elderly Lebanese woman plays a heartbreaking song on her piano following the devastating
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- Over 100 volunteers clear up the Gemmayze neighbourhood - Lebanon's central bank has told local banks to offer cheap dollar loans at zero interest to people and businesses impacted by the Beirut port explosion
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🇱🇧THREAD: All of our latest coverage and updates from 👇 -Lebanon blast killed at least 137, injured 5,000 -Macron arrives in Beirut to call for a 'new Lebanon' -Four Bangladeshi nationals killed -Collective losses could reach $15bn 📸:AFP
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Imprisoned Algerian businessman hires lobbyist linked to Trump
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These firefighters were at the warehouse attending to the initial fire when the explosion hit. This is their story. # انفجار_بيروت
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Macron told angry protesters that French aid will not go to "corrupt hands" while announcing that he would seek a new political pact in Lebanon
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