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Comment: The Adelsons might be done with Trump, but they will continue to form the backbone of the GOP's campaign finance apparatus, warns Eli Clifton.

Trump's administration slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector including over sales to Syria and Venezuela, reducing Joe Biden's room for maneuver if he wins next week's election.

Could Biden save <em>the</em> nuclear deal with Iran?

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

Could Biden save the nuclear deal with Iran?

Analysis: Joe Biden has vowed that the US could rejoin the Iran nuclear deal if he wins the 2020 election. But time might be running out.

<em>The</em> standing monuments <em>of</em> American apartheid

Khaled A. Beydoun

The standing monuments of American apartheid

Comment: America must choose whether to accept or resist Trump's vision that casts protesters, not violent police, as the country's ...

Fact-checking site refutes claims <em>of</em> Qatari financing <em>of</em> Hezbollah

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Fact-checking site refutes claims of Qatari financing of Hezbollah

An Arabic fact-checking site has refuted misleading claims by US network Fox News that Qatar is allegedly financing Iran-backed Lebanese ...

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Iran sanctions aide to ex-US national security adviser

Iran said it has sanctioned an ex-aide to a former US national security adviser who is a senior member of the Washington-based Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

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Iran blacklists US-based think-tank over 'economic terrorism'

Tehran has blacklisted US-based think-tank the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and ...

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Yemen in Focus: Houthis escalate attacks, infiltrate Saudi kingdom

This week we look at Houthi claims of infiltrating the Saudi kingdom, Riyadh's ballistic missile programme, a pause in ...

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China 'helping Saudi Arabia develop ballistic missiles' says US

China is helping Saudi Arabia develop ballistic missiles, US intelligence believes.

A progressive response to Saudi crimes begins with Yemen

Mitchell Plitnick

A progressive response to Saudi crimes begins with Yemen

Comment: Calls for Saudi accountability are not enough. Instead, the list of demands must begin, and not end, with ...

The New Arab & agencies

Trump facing pressure over 'too weak' Iran sanctions

Some of Trump's biggest supporters in Congress want the administration to impose "maximum pressure" by cutting Iran off from ...

Defending Saudis on Khashoggi to take down Iran

Ben Armbruster

Defending Saudis on Khashoggi to take down Iran

Comment: DC operators are interested in maintaining the status quo with the Saudi monarchy for one purpose: ...

Israel crushes resistance at home and abroad

David Sheen

Israel crushes resistance at home and abroad

Comment: Leftist Jews in both the US and Israel are coming under harsh attack from Netanyahu's government, writes David Sheen.

<em>The</em> Khashoggi case and tribalism run amok

Paul R. Pillar

The Khashoggi case and tribalism run amok

Comment: Trump's attitude to the Khashoggi affair rigidly divides the Middle East into purported friends and enemies, writes ...

Islamic Jihad vs Hamas in Gaza

Austin Bodetti

Islamic Jihad vs Hamas in Gaza

Hamas has so far been able to keep its smaller rival in check, but its influence is undeniable, writes Austin Bodetti.

Austin Bodetti

Is the Gulf crisis undermining America's 'war on terror'?

Analysis: Gulf tensions bode ill for the American-led effort to fight terror financing in the Middle East, writes Austin Bodetti.

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US envoy Haley claims UN exaggerating Palestinian refugee numbers

US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has claimed the UNRWA's figures of the number of refugees is ...

The New Arab & agencies

Afghanistan awaiting Taliban response to truce offer

The Taliban is yet to respond to a truce offer proposed by the Afghan government on Sunday, after an extraordinarily violent ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pompeo to urge Iranians abroad to 'support' anti-regime protests

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged members of the Iranian diaspora to "support" protesters in Iran,

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Austin Bodetti

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Analysis: Saudi Arabia's involvement in the Yemeni civil war has forced it to balance the competing demands of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tillerson sacking spells further trouble for Iran accord

Tillerson's exit from office may spell further trouble for the fragile nuclear accord as he is replaced by Iran hawk Mike ...

Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions '<em>for</em> <em>the</em> last time' Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for the last time'

The New Arab

Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for the last time'

Despite threatening to leave the nuclear deal many times, President Donald Trump has decided to extend sanctions relief for ...

CIA releases vast Bin Laden archive seized in compound

The New Arab & agencies

CIA releases vast Bin Laden archive seized in compound

The CIA has released a vast archive of documents and video seized during the 2011 US raid on a Pakistani compound ...

Saudi Arabia denies 'secret' diplomatic visit to Israel

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia denies 'secret' diplomatic visit to Israel

Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry has denied any of its officials visited Israel, after Israeli media reported Crown Prince Mohammad bin ...

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