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Overnight Israeli strikes near the Syrian capital Damascus have killed eight fighters from pro-Iran militias, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by laureate Lord David Trimble, Netanyahu's office said.

Israel drops Saudi Arabia from virus quarantine list

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Israel drops Saudi Arabia from virus quarantine list

Israel's health ministry dismissed any link to Netanyahu's reported visit to the futuristic Red Sea city of Neom.

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

After Joe Biden's election win, Syrians are waiting for signs that he will take a more considered approach towards the country's civil war.

What Biden owes the Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab

What Biden owes the Palestinians

Comment: A permanent settlement of the Israel-Palestine conflict is not yet a lost cause, but it will require courageous and resolute ...

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UN panel majority votes in favour of Palestinian statehood

The overwhelming majority of a UN panel backed the Palestinian right to self-determination.

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US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle ...

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Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

The US Secretary of State will be the first top American diplomat to visit Golan Heights.

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Bahrain urges Israel-Palestinian peace in historic Jerusalem meet

Bahrain's foreign minister called for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during a landmark meeting in Israel with US ...

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Hugh Lovatt

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Analysis: The Palestinian leadership must escape the illusion that Biden will significantly challenge Israeli policy, let ...

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Normalisation with Israel undermines Palestinian statehood efforts: Qatar FM

The UAE, Bahrain and Sudan broke with decades of Arab policy that had demanded Israel first cede occupied land to the Palestinians to form their ...

Israel's Netanyahu to make first UAE trip next month

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Israel's Netanyahu to make first UAE trip next month

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed is expecting Benjamin Netanyahu to visit the United Arab Emirates next week after sending an official ...

Six Middle East realities Biden can't afford to ignore

Rami G. Khouri

Six Middle East realities Biden can't afford to ignore

Comment: For there to be any real progress in our region, Biden must grasp how we reached this situation, and how we get out of it, writes Rami ...

Trump advisor says Israel lobby 'pushes US into wars'

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Trump advisor says Israel lobby 'pushes US into wars'

The new Trump appointee says Israel pushed the US into war after 911.

Bahrain FM to make first visit to Israel

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Bahrain FM to make first visit to Israel

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Abdellatif al-Zayani is to make a visit to Israel on Wednesday.

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Netanyahu 'concerned Israelis will misbehave in UAE': report

The Israeli leader has reportedly backed the publication of a 'code of conduct' for Israeli visitors to the Gulf state.

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UAE's Etihad to fly to Tel Aviv next year

The Abu Dhabi-based airline "will launch daily scheduled year-round flights to Tel Aviv", it said in a statement.

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UN Mideast envoy 'very concerned' over Israel's settlement project

Plans to build beyond Green Line before Biden enters White House damages "prospects for a future contiguous Palestinian State and for ...

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Israel planned to kill Arafat with stadium explosion: report

The assassination plot was called off at the last minute by then-Prime Minister Menachem Begin.

Trump's ex-Middle East envoy celebrates daughter's engagement in Dubai

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Trump's ex-Middle East envoy celebrates daughter's engagement in Dubai

Former Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt said he never could have imagined celebrating his daughter's engagement in the Dubai desert four years ...

Stasa Salacanin

The future of EU-Israel relations after Biden's victory

Analysis: While there are hopes that Joe Biden will revamp transatlantic ties, the EU needs to find its own voice on the ...

Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defence cooperation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defence cooperation

The three countries have forged close ties amid regional tension in the Eastern Mediterranean over offshore gas exploitation rights.

System of a Down releases comeback single 'for Armenia'

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System of a Down releases comeback single 'for Armenia'

Award-winning metal band System of a Down say they are grateful for an outpour of support after they released their first single in 15 years for ...

Saudi king points to Iran as top threat

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Saudi king points to Iran as top threat

He accused Iran of supporting terrorism and fuelling sectarianism in the region.

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