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Facebook said Wednesday it had disabled accounts used by the PA to spy on human rights activists, journalists and opponents.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu proclaimed, 'We don't need Ra'am' to the media.

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

Syria's Assad submits candidacy for May vote

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Syria's Assad submits candidacy for May vote

President Assad has submitted his application for the upcoming Syria elections, which he is widely expected to win.

Putin's face-offs with the world

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Putin's face-offs with the world

President Putin addressed the Federal Assembly to discuss a number of different topics.

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Deby's son named 'president of the republic' of Chad

General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno was named as a transitional leader after the death of his father.

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Erdogan's party extends new olive branch to Egypt

Bulant Turan, the parliamentary leader of Erdogan's AKP party, said a motion will be presented to the parliament speaker's officer 'to establish ...

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Egypt PM visits Tripoli as relations warm

The Egyptian premier's trip, at the head of a delegation of 11 ministers, was the first such visit to Tripoli since the installation of Libya's ...

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First woman ever seeks Syrian presidential bid

Faten Ali Nahar, a 50-year-old Damascus resident, has nominated herself in an election which is certain to be won by President Bashar Al- Assad.

Merkel party leadership backs Laschet as Germany chancellor candidate

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Merkel party leadership backs Laschet as Germany chancellor candidate

Angela Merkel's party early staunchly backed Armin Laschet to be the conservative bloc's chancellor candidate for Germany's elections.

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US envoy to Moscow returning to US for consultations

The US envoy to Moscow will return to Washington for consultations.

What's in a flag?

Malia Bouattia

What's in a flag?

Comment: The Algerian flag stands for freedom against the people's oppressors: colonial and domestic, historic and present. No wonder France ...

Syria court gets 1st applications for presidential vote

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Syria court gets 1st applications for presidential vote

A Syrian court started receiving applications from presidential hopefuls, the state news agency said, for polls next month expected to keep ...

Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

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Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addressed the liberal pro-Israel lobbying group's 2021 National Conference.

Greece FM in Egypt amid Cairo-Ankara 'normalisation'

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Greece FM in Egypt amid Cairo-Ankara 'normalisation'

Greece and Egypt's foreign ministers hold talks on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Palestinian electoral authorities identify voting centres in East Jerusalem

The Palestinian Central Election Committee has found six voting centres in occupied East Jerusalem, but the ability to use them are subject to Israeli approval.

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Egyptian journalist 'disappears' after being deported from Jordan

The family of Hassan Al-Banna, a reporter for Al-Sharq newspaper who spent over two years in administrative detention in Egypt, has expressed ...

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US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

The United States on Sunday warned Moscow of "consequences" if the hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison.

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Israel opposition head calls for unity government

Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid called Sunday for a "unity government", as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flounders in efforts to form a ...

Israel arrests Palestinians for holding election meeting in Jerusalem

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Israel arrests Palestinians for holding election meeting in Jerusalem

Israeli police arrested three Palestinians for attempting to hold a news briefing on the elections in East Jerusalem.

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Hamas urges international pressure on Israel to release members

Hamas has deplored Israel for arresting its members, saying it is trying to hinder the upcoming Palestinian elections.

Libya launches public vaccination drive

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Libya launches public vaccination drive

Libya, which has so far received 400,000 doses of three types of vaccines, has started its Covid-19 immunisation campaign for the general ...

Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential <em>elections</em>

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Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential elections

The vote will be the second presidential election to be held since the Assad regime began its brutal crackdown on protesters a decade ago.

Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

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Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

Following US expulsions of Russian diplomats for a cyber attack, the Kremlin has announced that it will expel diplomats and impose travel bans.

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