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Palestinian Protesters Urge Israel to Free Boycott Activist

Palestinian Protesters Urge Israel to Free Boycott Activist

Dozens of Palestinians protested outside the German diplomatic office in the West Bank on Tuesday, seeking to draw attention to Israel's arrest of a leading coordinator of the Palestinian-led boycott movement against Israel. Mahmoud Nawajaa was arrested on July 30 and remains in Israeli custody.

Lebanon’s Judiciary Continues Investigations Into Port Explosion

Lebanon’s Judiciary Continues Investigations Into Port Explosion

The judicial and security investigations into the Beirut Port explosion are following several paths.

Egypt-Gaza Crossing Opens for First Time in Months

The only crossing between Gaza and Egypt opened on Tuesday for 72 hours, allowing people to leave the Palestinian enclave for the first time since the novel coronavirus outbreak began. The Rafah crossing in southern Gaza was closed in March, as Hamas sought to guard against a major virus outbreak

Egyptians Start Voting for Revived Senate

Egyptians Start Voting for Revived Senate

Egyptians started voting on Tuesday for the Senate, the upper chamber of parliament that was revived as part of constitutional amendments approved in a referendum last year — an election that comes as the country faces an uptick in daily numbers of new coronavirus cases. Authorities have said fac

Sudan Army Says No Disputes with Rapid Support Forces

Sudan Army Says No Disputes with Rapid Support Forces

A Sudanese top military official denied reports claiming that there are disputes between the army and Rapid Support Forces (RSF), led by deputy chairman of the Sudanese Sovereignty Council Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo “Hemedti.” The Deputy Chief of Staff for Administration and Guida

Guterres Demands 'Transparent, Credible' Investigation Into Beirut Port Explosion

Guterres Demands 'Transparent, Credible' Investigation Into Beirut Port Explosion

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for listening to the voices of the Lebanese people that demand a “credible and transparent investigation” into the deadly explosion in Beirut Port last Tuesday.

Yemen Urges Security Council to Extend Iran Arms Embargo

Yemen Urges Security Council to Extend Iran Arms Embargo

Amid mounting fears of the ongoing transfer of smuggled Iranian arms to Houthi militias, the Yemeni legitimate government called upon the UN Security Council Monday to extend an arms embargo on Iran, set to expire after two months. “We warn against lifting the embargo on sale, supply, and transfe

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