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The proposal aims at supplying Israel with 30,000lb bombs capable of destroying underground Iranian nuclear facilities.

Lebanon and Israel have entered the day in maritime border talks under UN and US auspices to allow for offshore energy exploration

In Wisconsin, patriotism begins with voting

Amanda Ali

In Wisconsin, patriotism begins with voting

Comment: My family immigrated to America hoping for a better life. Voting is one of the ways we build the future we dream about, writes Palestinian-American community organiser, Amanda Ali.

Oil sinks more than 5% on fears over demand

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Oil sinks more than 5% on fears over demand

Oil prices slumped shedding more than five percent as traders fear that coronavirus will continue to bring down the value for crude.

Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

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Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel launched a second round of maritime border talks Wednesday

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Iran building underground nuclear facility: UN watchdog

Iran continues to stockpile greater amounts of low-enriched uranium, but does not appear to possess enough to produce a weapon, Rafael Grossi, director-general of the International Atomic Energy

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Gas and tensions in the eastern Med

Relations have been strained in recent months following Turkish exploration and drilling operations in waters claimed by both Cyprus and Greece.

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Biden accuses Trump of giving up in Covid fight

Biden accused Trump of giving up in the fight against Covid-19 as the president faced a new outbreak in his team and surging infections ...

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Pentagon condemns Turkey S-400 test, Erdogan dismisses US criticism

The Pentagon strongly condemned the test of a Russian-made S-400 missile defence system by NATO ally Turkey and warned of 'serious consequences'.

Trump, Biden trade blows in 'civil' final debate

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Trump, Biden trade blows in 'civil' final debate

Foreign policy issues took a backseat as US President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden sparred for the final time on Thursday.

Turkey hits out after rivals unite in gas row

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Turkey hits out after rivals unite in gas row

Turkey has said there will be no solution to problems in the region unless the countries involved changed their 'maximalist and hostile ...

As oil prices dive, Iraq seek to diversify economy

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As oil prices dive, Iraq seek to diversify economy

Iraqi Kurdistan is diversifying its economy as oil prices dive and the coronavirus pandemic destabilizes the economy.

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Yousef Munayyer

The progressive vote and the 2020 election

Comment: The rapid growth of the progressive vote in America over the past four years reveals how voting patterns will continue to change in ...

US elections and the Eastern Mediterranean tinderbox

Eva J. Koulouriotis

US elections and the Eastern Mediterranean tinderbox

Analysis: The road to a solution between Athens and Ankara is shorter if it does not pass through Washington.

Rabyaah Althaibani

How a Biden White House can end Yemen's war

Comment: If Biden is serious about ending Yemen's war, he must listen to Yemeni-Americans' calls for ending US support for Saudi Arabia and cooperating with international partners, writes Rabyaah Althaibani.

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As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

Donald Trump's Middle Eastern policy has emboldened many Gulf Arab monarchies.

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IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

The IMF has urged Middle Eastern and North African countries to speed up the pace of economic reform as coronavirus and low oil prices take ...

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Turkey's gas find reaches 405 billion cubic meters

Erdogan has revealed that a vast natural gas field discovered in the Black Sea was even bigger than first estimated.

Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

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Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

People took to the streets to remember the start of the protest movement which changed the political landscape of Lebanon.

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Israel, Bahrain to sign diplomatic agreement on Sunday: report

Israeli and US officials will sign an agreement in Bahrain to establish the opening of embassies in the respective countries.

Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

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Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

Iran has one of the highest rates of covid-19 in the Middle East as the country struggles under the pressure of the pandemic.

US condemns Turkey over reported test of Russian system

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US condemns Turkey over reported test of Russian system

The US criticised NATO ally Turkey after Ankara reportedly tested its Russian-made advanced air defence missile system.

Greece condemns Turkey's 'meddling' in Karabakh conflict

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Greece condemns Turkey's 'meddling' in Karabakh conflict

Greece criticised Turkey's involvement in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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