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The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela are a show of defiance against the US, but they will do little to fundamentally change energy geopolitics.

Date of publication: 02 June, 2020

Popular imam killed in 'heinous' attack on Kabul mosque

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Popular imam killed in 'heinous' attack on Kabul mosque

A popular and outspoken imam at a mosque in Kabul's fortified Green Zone was among two people killed in an attack on Tuesday.

Israeli police 'knew' Palestinian was disabled before fatal shooting

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Israeli police 'knew' Palestinian was disabled before fatal shooting

New details of Iyad el-Hallak's tragic death at the hands of Israeli police officers have emerged.

Algeria to release two protest leaders, opposition politician says

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Algeria to release two protest leaders, opposition politician says

Algeria's president has allegedly vowed to release two main figures of the ...

Iraqis seek herbal remedies amid feared second coronavirus wave

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Iraqis seek herbal remedies amid feared second coronavirus wave

Since the start of Iraq’s Covid-19 outbreak, locals have been flocking to alternative pharmacies in search of more natural remedies.

Israel says 'successfully' tested ballistic missiles

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Israel says 'successfully' tested ballistic missiles

The state-run Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) confirmed the country had carried out two ballistic missiles tests in the Mediterranean.

Jordan says foiled suicide attacks against Israel

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Jordan says foiled suicide attacks against Israel

Jordanian authorities confirmed the arrest of five citizens in the country who were plotting suicide attacks in neighbouring Israel.

Venezuela's Maduro to visit Iran following oil shipments

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Venezuela's Maduro to visit Iran following oil shipments

Nicolas Maduro wants to 'personally thank' Iran for sending five oil tankers to Caracas during a shortage of refined oil, despite Venezuela ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: First Covid-19 death reported in Bangladesh's refugee camps, Saudi Arabia's mosques reopen and Yemen's influx of migrants ...

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Lebanon denies endorsing US Caesar sanctions bill against Syria

The Caesar Act is a US legislation that sanctions the Syrian regime, including its head Bashar al-Assad, for war crimes against the Syrian population.

UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate Yemen

Ibtisam Azem

UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate Yemen

The New Arab spoke with UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande about dealing with coronavirus in war-torn Yemen.

Israeli tanks cross over Lebanese 'Blue Line' border fence

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Israeli tanks cross over Lebanese 'Blue Line' border fence

Israeli troops reportedly advanced to a UN-guarded no man's land separating it from Lebanon - the closest in proximity the forces have been since the 2006 war.

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Mo Salah's Liverpool 'take the knee' for George Floyd

English Premier League teams are making displays of solidarity following the death of American George Floyd in US police custody.

Lebanese artist's 'in solidarity' image for George Floyd 'racist'

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Lebanese artist's 'in solidarity' image for George Floyd 'racist'

The independent Lebanese artist posted a photoshopped blackface image of ...

Lebanese singer Carole Samaha faces backlash over anti-vaccine post

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Lebanese singer Carole Samaha faces backlash over anti-vaccine post

Carole Samaha took to the social media platform on Thursday to reveal she's an anti-vaxxer and also claiming the coronavirus outbreak is a 'cospiracy'.

Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

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Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

Yemen's 'hidden' migrant population has become even more vulnerable as the coronavirus crisis hits the war-torn nation.

Theft behind Saudi mosques' recent hefty electricity bills

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Theft behind Saudi mosques' recent hefty electricity bills

Saudi mosques are being given hefty electricity bills due to theft.

Gulf recession reverberates across Asia as remittances plummet

Sebastian Castelier

Gulf recession reverberates across Asia as remittances plummet

A recession in the Gulf is reverberating across South Asia, where remittances are projected to decline by 22 percent this year.

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