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Representatives from more than a dozen Israeli tech companies are in the United Arab Emirates to establish ties with the Gulf state, according to reports.

The head of the Joint List of Arab-Israeli parties, Ayman Odeh called for the removal of a "racist" song by far-right Israeli football fans insulting the Prophet Muhammad.

Angered Palestinian shoemaker engraves Trump's name on shoes

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Angered Palestinian shoemaker engraves Trump's name on shoes

The 57-year-old shoemaker says he wants to put Trump's name on the 'lowest thing' - the shoe.

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

Alessandra Bajec

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

Sudanese in <em>Israel</em> fear being returned after normalisation

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Sudanese in Israel fear being returned after normalisation

Sudanese asylum seekers living in Israel fear being kicked out once ties between the two countries are normalised.

Amr Salahi

Why US elections present Syrians with a complex dilemma

Syrian Americans have been affected by Trump's discriminatory policies and his 'Muslim ban' but many of them fear that a Biden presidency will embolden Iran in its support for Assad.

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'US to fund Israeli research in West Bank, Golan'

Netanyahu's office said the US has scrapped its ban on American funding of Israeli research projects in the occupied West Bank and Golan Heights.

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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, ...

'Positive voices' in Lebanon speaking of normalisation, says Gantz

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'Positive voices' in Lebanon speaking of normalisation, says Gantz

Lebanon and Israel, still technically at war, held an initial round of negotiations on their disputed maritime border under UN and US ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Monica Leung

Biden and the Saudi quagmire in Yemen

Analysis: Few countries, if any, will feel the consequences of the 2020 US election as much as Yemen

<em>Israel</em> to approve settler homes in flashpoint Hebron area

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Israel to approve settler homes in flashpoint Hebron area

The anti-occupation group Peace Now revealed Israeli plans to approve construction of Jewish settler homes in a flashpoint area of the West Bank ...

US election 2020: What's at stake for Palestine?

Nour Odeh

US election 2020: What's at stake for Palestine?

Analysis: Trump's presidency has been a disaster for Palestinians, but Biden does not offer the kind of fundamental changes needed in US policy.

UAE sends over $550 million to Sudan after normalisation

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UAE sends over $550 million to Sudan after normalisation

After apparent pressure on Sudan to normalise ties with Israel, the UAE has sent aid to the African country.

Sudan denies giving in to US 'blackmail' over <em>Israel</em>

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Sudan denies giving in to US 'blackmail' over Israel

Sudan did not give in to US "blackmail" when it agreed to normalise relations with Israel, the African nation's top general, Abdel ...

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UN envoy demands probe into young Palestinian's death

UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov demanded an "independent investigation" after a Palestinian youth died following a weekend confrontation with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank.

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US solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

Trump's administration slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector including over sales to Syria and Venezuela, reducing Joe Biden's room for ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Zarif accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

Iran accused France of fuelling "extremism" after President Emmanuel Macron vowed to never give in to Islamic radicals and defended the ...

Sarah Alaoui

This election holds special importance for Arab Americans

Comment: Arab Americans must overcome their disenchantment with US politics as their vote in this year's tightly contested election could make ...

Jordan is Saudi Arabia's largest trade partner: ambassador

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Jordan is Saudi Arabia's largest trade partner: ambassador

Saudi ambassador to Amman Nayef bin Bandar Al-Sudairy said trade relations between Riyadh and Amman have been growing in recent years.

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Palestinian groups head to Cairo for reconciliation talks

The Hamas delegation was headed by Saleh Al-Arouri, deputy leader of Hamas' political wing.

Gas and tensions in the eastern Med

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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.

Ex-CIA director says Trump's MbS White House invitation 'outrageous'

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Ex-CIA director says Trump's MbS White House invitation 'outrageous'

The former US intelligence chief has said it would be an 'outrageous' idea to invite Saudi Arabia's crown prince to Washington.

Arabs favour Biden over Trump in US election: poll

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Arabs favour Biden over Trump in US election: poll

While Arab-American voters prefer Biden according to a recent opinion poll, Trump is widely seen as the preferred candidate among a slew of Arab ...

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