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The US House of Representatives is to deliver a single article of impeachment to the Senate accusing Donald Trump of inciting the storming of the Capitol.

US President Joe Biden overturned Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military, saying "all Americans" qualified to serve should be able to do so.

Trump's plans to outlaw BDS as 'anti-Semitic' scrapped

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Trump's plans to outlaw BDS as 'anti-Semitic' scrapped

Mike Pompeo's plan to outlaw the BDS movement and to label it as anti-Semitic is now off the table under the new Biden administration.

Thousands of Yemeni Houthis protest against US 'terror' listing

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Thousands of Yemeni Houthis protest against US 'terror' listing

Thousands of Yemeni Houthi rebels and their supporters have protested in Sanaa against a recent US decision to designate them as a ‘terrorist’ ...

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

Horriya Marzouk

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

In-depth: Further from the aspirations of the 2011 revolution than ever before, will the demand for 'bread, freedom and social justice' ever be ...

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UAE cabinet approves opening Israel embassy in Tel Aviv

Abu Dhabi has approved plans for an embassy in Tel Aviv after Israel opened one in the UAE.

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Greece, Turkey face first crisis talk since 2016

Greece and Turkey will bow to EU and NATO pressure on Monday and hold the first direct talks over their explosive eastern Mediterranean standoff ...

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Biden to reinstate Covid travel bans

President Joe Biden will re-impose a Covid-19 travel ban on most non-US citizens who have been in Britain, Brazil, Ireland and much of ...

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Iraq militia claims attack on Riyadh

Alwiya Alwaad Alhaq said it had targeted Saudi Arabia to 'avenge' a recent IS bombing in central Baghdad that killed 32 people.

Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

Kamal Afzali

Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has suggested that Saudi Arabia’s policy shifts in the context of a friendlier US administration could lay the ...

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UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

Jewish community leaders are planning to speak out against China’s persecution of its Uighur Muslim minority on Holocaust Memorial Day, drawing ...

Johnson, <em>Biden</em> discuss 'deepening alliance': PM's office

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Johnson, Biden discuss 'deepening alliance': PM's office

Johnson congratulated Biden on his inauguration and "the two leaders looked forward to deepening the close alliance between our ...

Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

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Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from the then-president when they marched on Capitol Hill ...

<em>Biden</em> undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

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Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of ...

Saudi Arabia rejected all calls for dialogue: Iran FM

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Saudi Arabia rejected all calls for dialogue: Iran FM

In an interview with a reformist newspaper, Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke of diplomatic efforts with Saudi Arabia and his career as Iran’s top ...

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US Committee urges release of report on Khashoggi's killing

Publishing the report would ensure that Washington officially recognises Riyadh as responsible for the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

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Afghan officials welcome Biden plan to review US-Taliban deal

The Biden administration said it will review last year's deal with the Taliban amid suring violence in Afghanistan.

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US State Department reopens file on Houthi terrorist designation

The new US State Department is reexamining the designation of the Houthi movement as terrorists, amid fears of a worsening humanitarian crisis ...

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Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

The impeachment trial of former US president Donald Trump commences in the first week of February.

Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Sam Hamad

Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Comment: Sisi has all but extinguished Egyptian dissent. Whether a new US president can force him into reforms he doesn't want to make remains ...

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Biden administration reviews Taliban violence levels in peace deal

The newly formed Biden administration is set to review the fragile peace deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

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Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a ...

Iran calls on <em>Biden</em> to 'unconditionally' lift US sanctions

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Iran calls on Biden to 'unconditionally' lift US sanctions

Iran has been watching the US elections closely, with Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th president of the United States.

The best #BernieSits memes from the Middle East

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The best #BernieSits memes from the Middle East

The Bernie Sanders meme is truly international.

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