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Historic structures damaged in the colossal August 4 blast at Beirut port have collapsed this week with the start of heavy rains and winds.

In-depth: Over a third of Arab Americans polled say they prefer Donald Trump - an indication that many still gravitate towards the Republican Party.

Israeli delegation visited Sudan in push to normalise ties

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Israeli delegation visited Sudan in push to normalise ties

An Israeli delegation visited the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday in order to pave the way for the normalisation of relations, amid opposition to the move in Sudan

Sudan to normalise ties with Israel this weekend: officials

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Sudan to normalise ties with Israel this weekend: officials

Khartoum will announce it has normalised ties with Israel this weekend, Israeli media reported.

France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

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France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a ...

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Sudan to sign Israel normalisation agreement 'within days': reports

Just hours after US President Donald Trump announced plans to remove Sudan from the terror blacklist, Israeli reports claimed Khartoum is due to normalise relations with Tel Aviv.

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Sudanese businessman organises 'ice-breaker' Israel trip

Sudanese businessman Abu al-Qassem is planning a trip to Israel which he hopes will 'break the ice'.

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Roadside bomb kills 14 civilians in Afghanistan

Seven women, five children and two men died when their vehicle detonated an explosive device in Daikundi province.

Nour Odeh

Israel normalisation: A rupture between regimes and Arab societies

The pacts with Israel reveal an unbridgeable gulf between Arab societies and the repressive regimes that rule over them.

Aegean angst: Greece and Turkey's dangerous Eastern Mediterranean game

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Aegean angst: Greece and Turkey's dangerous Eastern Mediterranean game

Tensions between Greece and Turkey have ignited a geopolitical storm in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Cooperate on climate or 'we will be doomed': UN

World powers must come together for the sake of the global climate, or else humanity is 'doomed', warned UN chief Antonio Guterres.

After UAE-Israel deal, which Arab countries could be next?

Stasa Salacanin

After UAE-Israel deal, which Arab countries could be next?

The agreement has amplified regional divisions but also formalised new fault lines. So who could be next to establish official ties with Israel?

UN suspends Syria constitution talks over coronavirus cases

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UN suspends Syria constitution talks over coronavirus cases

Three delegates attending Syria constitutional talks at the United Nations tested positive for Covid-19.

Muslim <em>ICE</em> detainees 'forced to eat pork': lawyers

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Muslim ICE detainees 'forced to eat pork': lawyers

Detainees who complained about the situation to the detention centre's chaplain were allegedly told 'it is what it is'.

Alcohol rules again loosen as Dubai seeks economic recovery

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Alcohol rules again loosen as Dubai seeks economic recovery

Alcohol sales have long served as a major barometer of the economy of Dubai, a top travel destination in the UAE.

Malia Bouattia

Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Comment: The Home Secretary's spectacular lack of humanity towards migrants is obscuring the very real damage her government is doing to the country, writes Malia Bouattia.

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

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US caps foreign student numbers on all-online courses

The policy change was announced in a statement by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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Saudi cleric ridiculed after tweeting 'erotic' poem after prayers

Adil Al-Kalbani, former imam Mecca's Great Mosque, tweeted an 'erotic' poem about a woman biting her lip and eating berries.

Trump administration rescinds rule on international students

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Trump administration rescinds rule on international students

The US government has dropped plans to deport international students who have been forced to take their learning online due to coronavirus.

Mobashra Tazamal

Stephen Miller is a man on a mission

Comment: Trump is calling on Stephen Miller's toxic immigration politics to distract from his falling poll numbers and a disastrous handling of ...

US: International students whose classes move online risk deportation

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US: International students whose classes move online risk deportation

The US said it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall because of the ...

Charting the dramatic collapse of Syria's national currency

Hugo Goodridge

Charting the dramatic collapse of Syria's national currency

Covid-19, Lebanon's dollar crisis and the Rami Makhlouf saga have triggered the collapse of Syria's currency.

Iranian scientist freed by US back in Iran: reports

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Iranian scientist freed by US back in Iran: reports

Iranian scientist Sirous Asgari has been reunited with his family in Iran after his release from prison in the United States.

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