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Bahrain will be the fourth Arab state to normalise relations with Israel following Egypt (1979), Jordan (1994) and the UAE (2020).

Donald Trump's brother Robert died on Saturday after suffering an undisclosed illness.

US removes Saudi Arabia from 'worst human traffickers' list

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US removes Saudi Arabia from 'worst human traffickers' list

The United States has removed the Saudi kingdom from its Tier 3 trafficking list.

How Islam was erased from Rumi's poetry

Sahar Esfandiari

How Islam was erased from Rumi's poetry

A new online campaign, Rumi Was Muslim, seeks to rectify the whitewashing and mistranslations of the renowned 13th-century Persian poet and ...

<em>Ivanka</em> <em>Trump</em> flouts federal guidelines, travels for Passover

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Ivanka Trump flouts federal guidelines, travels for Passover

Ivanka Trump travelled to New Jersey to celebrate Passover with her husband Jared Kushner's family despite Federal guidelines ...

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Ivanka Trump receives a 'Friend of Israel' award

Ivanka Trump was presented with the award by Republican mega-donor and newspaper owner Sheldon Adelson and his Israeli wife Miriam on behalf of the IAC.

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Qatar says will stand by Lebanon during financial crisis

Qatar has offered support to Beirut through a trying economic times.

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US adds Saudi Arabia to blacklist on human trafficking

The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a ...

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US committee demands access to Kushner's 'MbS WhatsApp messages'

Rep. Elijah Cummings has demanded access to alleged WhatsApp messages sent by Donald Trump's Middle East adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Kushner peace plan urges huge 'Palestinian-Saudi-Jordanian land swap'

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Kushner peace plan urges huge 'Palestinian-Saudi-Jordanian land swap'

Jared Kushner proposed Jordan giving land to the Palestinians in return for getting land from Saudi Arabia as part of his Middle East peace ...

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Democrats launch sweeping investigation targeting Trump's inner circle

US Democrats have launched an investigation into abuse of power by Trump and his closest internal allies.

Trump's popularity taking a hit, even in Afghanistan

Ali M Latifi

Trump's popularity taking a hit, even in Afghanistan

Analysis: Afghans once lauded Donald Trump as a breath of fresh air, but his love of airstrikes and rewriting of history have won him ...

Kremlin defends Putin's 'high five' with Saudi crown prince

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Kremlin defends Putin's 'high five' with Saudi crown prince

The enthusiastic gesture at the G20 summit was criticised globally as Prince Mohammed comes under scrutiny in the Khashoggi affair.

Saudi crown prince, Putin 'bro-five' at G20 summit Saudi crown prince, Putin 'bro-five' at G20 summit

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Saudi crown prince, Putin 'bro-five' at G20 summit

With something between a high-five and a handshake, the Russian leader warmly welcomed Mohammad bin Salman in Argentina.

<em>Ivanka</em> <em>Trump</em> used person email for government work

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Ivanka Trump used person email for government work

Trump's daughter has used personal emails at the White House.

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Synagogue gunman kills 11 in America's worst anti-Semitic attack

The shooter, identified as a 46-year-old Robert Bowers, reportedly yelled "all Jews must die" as he burst into the Tree of Life synagogue, where congregants gathered for Sabbath services.

Florence Dixon

US recognition of Golan as 'Israeli' would spell disaster

Dire consequences and dangerous precedents await if the US is to approve a proposal that would officially recognise the occupied Golan Heights ...

David Sheen

The US and Israel's radical right Kahane connections

Comment: The fact that American envoys are so closely connected to Israel's Kahane movement should be of great concern, writes David Sheen.

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UN Human Rights Council to meet over Gaza killings

A special session will be held on Friday to discuss the "deteriorating human rights situation" in Palestinian territories.

Palestine envoy to Washington recalled over Jerusalem embassy move

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Palestine envoy to Washington recalled over Jerusalem embassy move

At least 61 Palestinians died on Monday after Israeli forces fired at demonstrators protesting the new US embassy in Jerusalem.

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

US Jerusalem embassy vs. Nakba

Comment: The international community faces a critical decision: Continue courting right-wing extremism and bigotry in Trump and ...

Gaza toll rises to 60 with more protests planned

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Gaza toll rises to 60 with more protests planned

Fresh protests were expected on Tuesday a day after Israeli forces shot dead 60 Palestinians protesting along the Gaza border against the US ...

Death toll rises to 55 in Gaza clashes

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Death toll rises to 55 in Gaza clashes

The death toll in Gaza clashes has risen to 55 as the US embassy opens in Jerusalem.

US officially opens its Jerusalem embassy amid deadly protests

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US officially opens its Jerusalem embassy amid deadly protests

The United States officially opened its controversial embassy in Jerusalem on Monday amid the deadliest crackdown in years on protests in the ...

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