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Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, left, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi pose for a photo during their meeting in Tianjin, China, Wednesday, July 28, 2021. [Li Ran/Xinhua via AP]
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Analysis: China and Pakistan have vowed closer cooperation in Afghanistan as Beijing seeks to protect its long-term interests amid the Taliban's resurgence.
A picture of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah along with the flag of the movement is seen on a section of the 11km concrete wall built by Israelis in 2018 in southern Lebanon. [Getty]
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Analysis: Hezbollah's shadow financial system, developed in response to long-lasting sanctions, has placed the group in a favourable position amid Lebanon's economic crisis.
An Israeli flag is set next to a European Union flag at the European Union Commission headquarters in Brussels in 2016. [Getty]
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Analysis: Israel's new government has signalled a willingness to reconnect with the EU, but questions remain over whether Tel Aviv will cut ties cultivated by Netanyahu with populist and far-right leaders.