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Syria has denied meeting with an Israeli delegation that included a former army chief of staff and former Mossad agent.

The two Muslim-majority nations were 'next in line' to normalise ties with Israel, two senior officials said this week.

Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

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Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

In his first day in office, President Biden has overturned the unpopular ban on immigration from Muslim majority countries.

UN announces talks on new Syria constitution

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UN announces talks on new Syria constitution

Geir Pedersen has announced that the Constitutional Committee will resume talks in an effort to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli rabbi says vaccine ‘can turn people gay’

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Ultra-Orthodox Israeli rabbi says vaccine ‘can turn people gay’

An ultra-Orthodox Israeli rabbi told his followers the Covid-19 vaccine is a global conspiracy to “establish a new world order” and "turn people ...

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Abbas announces long-awaited Palestinian elections

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas announced dates for the first Palestinian elections in more than 15 years.

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Tunisia pushes for UN monitors for Libya's frail ceasefire

Tunisia, the current president of the UN Security Council, called for a resolution sending international monitors to support Libya's brittle ...

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Russia warns Haftar against resuming Libya hostilities

Russia's foreign minister also pledged to aid Libya's Tripoli-based government.

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UN chief seeks monitors for Libya's fragile ceasefire

In a letter to Security Council members, the secretary-general asked to set up a monitoring group.

Owner confronts Israeli team's racist past in interview

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Owner confronts Israeli team's racist past in interview

Moshe Hogeg said the team already is trying to recruit an Arab player.

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Israeli football fanatics rebel over Beitar partnership with Emirati

The deal with the UAE businessman "threatens the Jewishness of the club", fanatics claim.

Labor Party head resigns

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Labor Party head resigns

Amir Peretz has announced that he will be stepping down as leader of the Labor Party, just as the country heads to its fourth election in two ...

Controversial Israeli chief rabbi visits Dubai for school opening

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Controversial Israeli chief rabbi visits Dubai for school opening

Israeli Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef has travelled to Dubai to open a Jewish nursery school, in the first ever visit by a sitting chief rabbi to an ...

Fighting to advance the hard-won freedoms of Tunisia's revolution

Alessandra Bajec

Fighting to advance the hard-won freedoms of Tunisia's revolution

In-depth: From women's rights to freedom of expression, progressives in Tunisia's young democracy are fighting to preserve and advance the ...

<em>Arab</em> protest and erratic statehood: Part I

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Arab protest and erratic statehood: Part I

Comment: Rami Khouri reflects on a decade of Arab uprisings that saw unprecedented protest and the slow birth of a new Arab ...

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Gal Gadot takes over Burj Khalifa as Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot appeared on the world's tallest building as part of a promotion for the new film, 'Wonder Woman 1984'.

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Israel ties 'not on agenda' for Tunisia: PM

Despite Tunisia's 'respect' for Morocco's decision, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said the question of establishing relations with Israel was ...

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Morocco-Israel ties 'special': Moroccan FM tells Israeli media

In an interview with Israel's Yediot Ahronot newspaper on Sunday, Moroccan FM Nasser Bourita said: "Israel's relations with Morocco can't be ...

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Palestinians: Victims of 'cancel culture'

Comment: 'Cancel culture' is nothing new. It's been around for decades, with Arab Americans and Palestinian human rights ​supporters as ...

Qatar to join European qualifying for 2022 World Cup

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Qatar to join European qualifying for 2022 World Cup

Qatar will likely be placed in Group A, featuring Ireland, Portugal, Luxembourg, Serbia and Azerbaijan.

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PA calls for Arab support ahead of 'peace conference'

The Palestinian Authority is calling for Arab dialogue ahead of its international conference to negotiate peace with Israel.

Israel-based channel and UAE broadcaster ink partnership

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Israel-based channel and UAE broadcaster ink partnership

i24NEWS and Abu Dhabi Media signed a memorandum of understanding that allows for shared reporting and archival content.

Jordan, Israel diplomats in rare meeting on Palestinian issue

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Jordan, Israel diplomats in rare meeting on Palestinian issue

The rare meeting came days after Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas visited Jordan.

For Palestinians, Secretary Blinken is precious little to celebrate

Ramona Wadi

For Palestinians, Secretary Blinken is precious little to celebrate

Comment: Secretary of State Blinken will likely bring an 'acceptable' veneer to US enabling of Israel, but little concrete change, writes Ramona ...

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