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Dec 01, 2022
ALGIERS — Raucous, expressive and revolutionary: Algeria’s Rai music took its place on the United Nations’ list of intangible cultural heritage on Thursday.“New inscription on the #IntangibleHeritage List: Rai, popular folk song of #Algeria,” UN cultural agency UNESCO announced in a tweet.Rai, whose biggest stars include Cheb Khaled and Cheb Mami, ...
Dec 01, 2022
TUNIS — Arab football fans have flooded social media with satire, celebrating unexpec ...
Dec 01, 2022
TUNIS — UNESCO on Thursday added Tunisia’s spicy national condiment Harissa to its li ...
Nov 30, 2022
YABAD, Palestinian Territories — Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian on Wednesday in the occupied West Bank during a raid to arrest a sus ...
Nov 29, 2022
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories —  Israeli forces shot dead four Palestinians in the occupied West Bank Tuesday, Palestinian official ...
Nov 29, 2022
PARIS, France — Iranian security forces have killed at least 448 people in a crackdown on protests that began in mid-September, over half in ...
Nov 29, 2022
TEHRAN — Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei cast doubt on Baghdad’s commitment to secure their common border during talks on Tuesd ...
Nov 29, 2022
BEIRUT — Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria have called on Russia to dissuade Turkey from launching a threatened ground offensive against ...
Nov 28, 2022
THE HAGUE — Police have smashed a huge drugs “super-cartel” that controlled a third of Europe’s cocaine trade, arresting 49 people in variou ...
Nov 27, 2022
AL-MESSAHAG, Iraq — Jamil Al Juburi, 53, has never left his village in northern Iraq, where his family has worked the land for generations — ...
Nov 27, 2022
QAMISHLI,  Syria — Thousands of Kurds protested on Sunday in the Syrian city of Qamishli against days of deadly Turkish cross-border st ...
Nov 26, 2022
BEIRUT — Two rockets targeted a US patrol base in northeastern Syria late Friday, the third such attack in nine days, US Central Command sai ...
Nov 25, 2022
GENEVA — The bloody repression of peaceful demonstrators in Iran must end, the UN rights chief insisted on Thursday, as countries discussed ...

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