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    RSF files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:38am on March 03, 2021

    Reporters Without Borders said Tuesday that it had filed a criminal case in a German court against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for ‘crimes...

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    Iran warns IAEA against censure

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:49pm on March 02, 2021

    Iran warned Tuesday against a potential resolution at the UN nuclear watchdog condemning its suspension of some nuclear inspections, but stressed it remains committed to...

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    Three female media workers shot dead in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Jalalabad | Updated at 09:36pm on March 02, 2021

    Three female media workers were shot and killed in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, their TV network said, in what appeared to...

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    Israel blames Iran for ship attack

    Agence France Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:34pm on March 01, 2021

    Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday accused Iran of a recent attack on an Israeli-owned ship, noting his country was regularly ‘striking’ its arch-foe in...

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    Iran rules out talks with US

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:32pm on March 01, 2021

    Iran on Sunday dismissed Europe’s offer for an informal meeting involving the United States on the troubled 2015 nuclear deal, saying the time is not...

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    Punishment for Saudi prince demanded

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 10:30pm on March 01, 2021

    The Turkish fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Monday that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman should be ‘punished without delay’ over...

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    Five killed in Yemen port bombardment

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 10:56pm on February 28, 2021

    Five civilians including a child were killed Sunday when their house was bombarded near Yemen’s strategic Red Sea port of Hodeida, the latest violence in...

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    Saudi rejects US claims prince approved Khashoggi murder

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:36am on February 28, 2021

    Saudi Arabia on Friday said it ‘completely rejects’ a declassified US report that found that de facto ruler crown prince Mohammed bin Salman approved journalist...

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    4 killed in Iraq clash

    Agence France-Presse . Nasiriyah | Updated at 11:16pm on February 27, 2021

    Four anti-government protesters were killed Friday in clashes with Iraqi security forces in Nasiriyah, medics said, the deadliest day in a week of violence in...

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    Over 60 fighters killed in Yemen clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 11:15pm on February 27, 2021

    More than 60 fighters were killed in clashes in Yemen Friday between Iran-backed Huthi rebels and government forces in the strategic northern province of Marib,...