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US President Donald Trump has been slammed for failing to respond to intelligence accusing Russia of offering rewards to Taliban-linked militants to kill troops of the US-led coalition in Afghanistan.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out against hosting an in-person G7 meeting.

WHO reports record coronavirus cases,Trump mulls in-person <em>G7</em>

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WHO reports record coronavirus cases,Trump mulls in-person G7

Trump is considering hosting an in-person G7 summit at Camp David despite coronavirus cases reaching a record high.

Saudi king, Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid tensions

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Saudi king, Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid tensions

A phone call took place between Saudi Arabia's King Salman and US President Donald Trump on Friday, amid reports of increasing tensions between ...

Saudi king urges coordinated G20 response to coronavirus crisis

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Saudi king urges coordinated G20 response to coronavirus crisis

Saudi Arabia's King Salman, chairing an extraordinary G20 emergency meeting via video link, pushed for coordination as COVID-19 threatens a ...

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US declares virus emergency as Europe locks down

The measure came as infections and deaths soared in Europe.

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Biden condemns death of US citizen in Egypt jail

Some US politicians have called for sanctions on Egypt in the wake of Moustafa Kassem's death after six years in detention.

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Ten things to look out for in 2020

From Iran to Lebanon, Trump to Netanyahu, 2020 is looking jam-packed. Here's The New Arab's list of top ten things to look out for as we enter a ...

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How will UK elections impact the Middle East?

Brexit has dominated Britain's political landscape since 2016. But with general elections coming up, what can voters expect from the three main ...

Egypt renews detention of YouTuber over satire videos

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Egypt renews detention of YouTuber over satire videos

Shady Abu Zaid has been sentenced to a further 45 days, after spending over 500 days in pre-trial detention over spurious charges of spreading ...

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Trump called out 'my favourite dictator' during Sisi meeting

US President Donald Trump is viewed as a close ally of Egypt's Sisi.

Adios, Jason: The resignation of Jason Greenblatt

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Adios, Jason: The resignation of Jason Greenblatt

Comment: Greenblatt's resignation just before the 'Deal of the Century' is unveiled is another blow to an already deeply unpopular plan, writes ...

Iran president rules out direct talks with US

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Iran president rules out direct talks with US

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says that his country will not hold direct talks with the United States amid rising tensions, adding that Iran ...

Rouhani warns Macron of new Iranian nuclear move

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Rouhani warns Macron of new Iranian nuclear move

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his French counterpart that Iran would take a new step to reduce its nuclear commitments unless Europe ...

UK, France, Germany to hold Iran talks

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UK, France, Germany to hold Iran talks

The three European powers will hold talks on Iran tensions.

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Khamenei gifts ring to soldier who downed US drone

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei rewarded a soldier who shot down a US drone in June with one of his personal rings.

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US defence chief urges Iran to hold talks

United States Defence Secretary Mark Esper said he hopes Iran agrees to meet so that issues between the two countries can be 'resolved'.

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Iran journalist flees Zarif delegation to stay in Sweden

Amir-Tohid Fazel, a political reporter for Iran's ultra-conservative news agency Moj, was travelling with Zarif's delegation as part of an ...

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Sisi is a 'good man', says Trump

On the sidelines of the G-7 meeting, Trump praised Sisi as being a 'good man' despite having an abysmal track record on human rights.

Iran's Rouhani tells US to drop sanctions for talks

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Iran's Rouhani tells US to drop sanctions for talks

Iran is ready for talks, if the US drops sanctions, President Rouhani said.

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Trump says next G7 summit at his golf club

Speaking on the last day of this year's summit, the president said his Miami club would be the ideal place when he takes over the group's ...

Trump says ready to meet with Iran president

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Trump says ready to meet with Iran president

US President Donald Trump said Monday he was ready to meet his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani if the circumstances were 'correct'.

Trump says Modi has Kashmir 'under control'

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Trump says Modi has Kashmir 'under control'

US President Donald Trump had earlier said he would mediate between India and Pakistan over the crisis in Kashmir.

Trump says Taliban talks have 'no timeline'

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Trump says Taliban talks have 'no timeline'

Although the US and the Taliban appear to be closing in on an agreement, President Donald Trump said at the Group of Sevens summit that it is in ...

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