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Palestinian Bedouins may be forced out of their villagew after a long court battle, with the Israeli military declaring the Masafer Yatta area a firing zone.

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

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

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

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US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Comment: Differences in Middle East foreign policy between Trump and Biden show two very different visions of America’s place in the world, ...

Israel’s Shin Bet expresses reservations about UAE visa waiver

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Israel’s Shin Bet expresses reservations about UAE visa waiver

Israel’s internal security service, the Shin Bet, says it will not be able to gather enough information about Emirati citizens visiting Israel ...

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What Biden could mean for the Middle East

Analysis: With Joe Biden leading in the polls for US presidential elections, a victory for the Democratic candidate could have major policy implications for the Middle East.

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Palestinian official Saeb Erekat in critical, stable condition

Saed Erakat is in critical, but stable condition, according to his family.

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UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

A UAE delegation has arrived in Israel for a high-profile visit.

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As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

Donald Trump's Middle Eastern policy has emboldened many Gulf Arab monarchies.

Top Palestinian official Erekat in ‘critical’ condition after hospitalisation

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Top Palestinian official Erekat in ‘critical’ condition after hospitalisation

The Jerusalem hospital treating top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat for coronavirus complications has said that he is in an induced ...

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Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

Israel and Bahrain have officially signed a deal establishing diplomatic relations, as well as seven memorandums of understanding in fields ...

Top Palestinian official Erekat's health worsens after contracting coronavirus

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Top Palestinian official Erekat's health worsens after contracting coronavirus

After contracting Covid-19, Saeb Erekat's condition now requires medical attention in a hospital, the PLO said in a statement.

Israel, Bahrain to sign diplomatic agreement on Sunday: report

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Israel, Bahrain to sign diplomatic agreement on Sunday: report

Israeli and US officials will sign an agreement in Bahrain to establish the opening of embassies in the respective countries.

Israeli settlers begin attacks on Palestinian olive farmers

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Israeli settlers begin attacks on Palestinian olive farmers

Israeli settlers and forces have been attacking Palestinian olive farmers, in the wake of harvesting season.

Israel denies visas to UN staff over settlement blacklist

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Israel denies visas to UN staff over settlement blacklist

Most of the UN OCHR's international staff have been forced to leave Israel this year after their visas were not renewed, a spokesman said.

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UN coordinator urges Israel to end post-normalisation settlement building

'Settlement construction is illegal under international law and is one of the major obstacles to peace,' the UN coordinator said.

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Israeli parliament backs UAE normalisation deal

Israel’s parliament, known as the Knesset, has voted to approve the normalisation deal signed with the UAE.

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Israeli forces secretly destroyed two Syrian regime Golan outposts

Israeli forces secretly crossed a ceasefire line with Syria and destroyed two Syrian regime military outposts near the Golan Heights last month, ...

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The Israeli foreign exchange companies scamming Gulf investors

An investigation by The New Arab's Arabic-language service reveals that Israeli foreign exchange companies are using young Palestinian-Israelis ...

'God help us' if Trump re-elected, says Palestinian PM

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'God help us' if Trump re-elected, says Palestinian PM

'If we are going to live another four years with President Trump, God help us, God help you and God help the whole world,' said Mohammad Shtayyeh

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US-Israeli delegation to visit Bahrain - report

A joint US-Israeli delegation could visit Bahrain next week to get the process of normalising relations between Israel and Bahrain started, the ...

Secret Morocco delegation visited Israel: reports

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Secret Morocco delegation visited Israel: reports

Israeli media reported a secret visit by a Moroccan security delegation to Tel Aviv.

Emirati royal invites Israeli singer to his Dubai home

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Emirati royal invites Israeli singer to his Dubai home

Omer Adam was invited to perform at a synagogue in Dubai to celebrate a Jewish holiday.

Palestinian president hosts talks with World Jewish Congress head

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Palestinian president hosts talks with World Jewish Congress head

Mahmoud Abbas invited Ron Lauder to Ramallah for talks on 'a range of issues regarding Palestine and the Middle East'.

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