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Dozens of Palestinians have been injured as Israeli soldiers and settlers stormed towns in the West Bank, local reports confirmed.

The Elders, founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007, called on EU leaders to consider suspending the 27-nation’s Association Agreement with Israel if annexation goes ahead.

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

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Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert Malley.

Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

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Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

Ankara has established at least a dozen posts inside Iraqi territory as part of a military campaign to rout members of the PKK.

Italian MEP accuses Algeria of oppressing Amazigh ethnic group

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Italian MEP accuses Algeria of oppressing Amazigh ethnic group

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the Algerian government has passed two laws endangering the freedoms of the Amazigh people, according to ...

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Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

Annexation is expected to take place later in July, Israeli minister Ofir Akunis said.

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Damascus blasts Syria donor conference

"Syria denounces such conferences, which are considered a blatant interference in Syria's internal affairs."

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Israeli FM casts doubt on annexation

“I don’t know what will be. I’m not a prophet,” Gabi Ashkenazi told Israel’s Army Radio.

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Netanyahu signals delay in West Bank annexation plan

Netanyahu made the comments shortly after wrapping up talks with White House envoy Avi Berkowitz and the U.S. Ambassador to Israel David ...

Europe suspend Pakistan's PIA over fake pilot licence scandal

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Europe suspend Pakistan's PIA over fake pilot licence scandal

Pakistan's national carrier has been suspended from the European Union for six months, officials confirmed, after shocking ...

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Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Iran to start testing coronavirus vaccine on humans, strained Iraqi doctors pushed over the edge battling virus and world ...

The future of international aid in sanctions-hit Syria

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The future of international aid in sanctions-hit Syria

As global donors hold a virtual meeting to pledge funds for Syria's humanitarian crisis, aid workers warn operating in the war-torn country is ...

UNHCR calls on Hungary to withdraw new asylum rules

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UNHCR calls on Hungary to withdraw new asylum rules

The UN is urging Hungary to comply with international human rights laws, after the Budapest shut migrant crossing points at its borders

UN and West spar with Russia over Syria aid

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UN and West spar with Russia over Syria aid

The UN and the West have warned Russia that halting cross-border deliveries would cause 'suffering and death'.

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UN to call for $10 billion aid for Syrians

The UN is looking to raise $10 billion this year to assist war-affected people inside and outside Syria, in a crunch conference in Brussels.

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Palestinian Authority prepared for peace talks with Israel

The Palestinians are prepared to renew long-stalled peace talks with Israel and to agree to "minor" territorial concessions, according to a ...

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Israeli defence chief says West Bank annexation 'will wait'

Benny Gantz, partner to Netanyahu's coalition government, says the coronavirus crisis is his top priority.

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Record number of Syrians going hungry, aid groups warn

The number of Syrians facing food insecurity has risen by 42 percent since last year, a coalition of aid organisations has said, insisting ...

Turkey and Greece discuss coronavirus despite ongoing tension

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Turkey and Greece discuss coronavirus despite ongoing tension

Turkish and Greek leaders discussed the potential of opening borders as well as the Covid-19 outbreak on Friday, in a rare call despite tensions.

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Reparations for slavery should be just the beginning

Comment: Reparations are a good starting point, but are no substitute for replacing an economic system built on inequality and exploitation, ...

Iran must end 'forced confessions' of prisoners: rights groups

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Iran must end 'forced confessions' of prisoners: rights groups

Iranian state media broadcast forced confessions from least 355 individuals between 2009-2019, according to a rights group.

Arab League: Israeli annexation could ignite a religious war

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Arab League: Israeli annexation could ignite a religious war

Ahmed Aboul Gheit, secretary-general of the 22-member organization, said annexation will also have "broader ramifications on the international ...

France wants discussion 'without taboos' on EU-Turkey ties

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France wants discussion 'without taboos' on EU-Turkey ties

The EU must 'defend its own interests' and reconsiders its relationship with Turkey, Le Drian said, who France accuses of playing a 'dangerous ...

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