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The US House of Representatives has voted to force companies to disclose any products which come from the Xinjiang region of China, amid severe human rights abuses in the area.

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will meet in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first of three televised debates.

Khashoggi's Arab pro-democracy activist group set to launch

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Khashoggi's Arab pro-democracy activist group set to launch

Jamal Khashoggi's dream of establishing a pro-democracy movement for the Arab world has finally been realised.

Trump's team accused of deterring black <em>Americans</em> from voting

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Trump's team accused of deterring black Americans from voting

Donald Trump's digital campaign team tried to dissuade millions of African Americans from voting in the 2016 US presidential election, ...

Giorgio Cafiero

Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

Comment: Qatar has reiterated its steadfast commitment to the Arab Peace Initiative, despite Washington's push for normalisation, writes Giorgio Cafiero.

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US ambassador meets senior Iraqi official amid growing tension

The US is mulloing closing its embassy in Baghdad due to continued rocket attacks

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Iran to declare Bahrain and UAE 'enemy states'

General Bagheri's comments escalate the rhetoric of Iranian officials, who warned Bahrain's deal made it a partner to Israel’s "crimes" and ...

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US threatens to close Iraq embassy unless rocket-attacks cease

The US has threatened to close its embassy and remove its remaining troops from Iraq amid ongoing rocket attacks by militias, potentially ...

Donald Trump names conservative to US Supreme Court

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Donald Trump names conservative to US Supreme Court

Barrett is a Conservative, and Trump's appointment brings the court closer to the right.

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Iran FM demands protection for diplomatic missions in Iraq

Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted Iraq's Fuad Hussein in Tehran, where they discussed several issues including the killing of Iranian general Qassem ...

AOC withdraws from event commemorating 'bone crusher' Yitzhak Rabin

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AOC withdraws from event commemorating 'bone crusher' Yitzhak Rabin

Conflicting reports have emerged over whether the withdrawal is final, with Democratic insiders saying the decision could harm Joe Biden's ...

Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

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Ex-Saudi intelligence chief criticises Trump's treatment of Palestinians

Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Saudi Arabia's former intelligence chief, has criticised President Donald Trump for his sidelining of the Palestinians ...

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

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The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and ...

US hits 200,000 virus deaths, weeks before election

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US hits 200,000 virus deaths, weeks before election

The United States edged close to registering 200,000 Covid-19 deaths, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide ...

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US unilaterally proclaims Iran UN sanctions back in effect

The measures were "back in effect" from 8:00 pm Washington time (0000 GMT Sunday), Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

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Iran sanctions: US versus the world over 'snapback' option

The US's upcoming declaration to continue sanctions against Iran will likely be met with opposition from Iran and its allies.

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Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq

An explosive device damaged the facade of the American Institute for English Learning in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq.

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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says the right vilified her Muslim and refugee identity.

Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

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Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

A roadside bombing took place by the British Embassy in Baghdad, but no injuries were reported.

Marc Owen Jones

Saudi Arabia is the world's most dangerous cyber bully

Comment: With disinformation, intimidation of critics, and an array of fake accounts, Saudi Arabia has successfully turned Twitter into a weapon ...

Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE normalisation ceremony

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Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE normalisation ceremony

The event at the White House will be the first time Arab nations have established relations with Israel since Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994.

Trump predicts climate to cool down in wildfires briefing

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Trump predicts climate to cool down in wildfires briefing

President Donald Trump suggested global warming will reverse itself and dismissed climate change as a cause of ferocious fires engulfing swaths ...

Economist Paul Krugman slammed over tweet denying post-9/11 Islamophobia

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Economist Paul Krugman slammed over tweet denying post-9/11 Islamophobia

The response to the Nobel Prize winning economist's tweet that Americans took 9/11 "calmly" has been anything but calm.

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