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The United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate attended the regional climate dialogue, where MENA countries re-committed to the Paris Agreement.

US climate envoy John Kerry will travel to the UAE, India and Bangladesh ahead of next month's climate summit hosted by Washington.

Biden puts climate crisis at the forefront of policy

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Biden puts climate crisis at the forefront of policy

US President Joe Biden has put the climate crisis at the forefront of his global policies.

Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

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Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

Through a raft of executive orders, President Joe Biden committed the United States to tackling the climate crisis.

Biden signs multiple orders, including to end Muslim ban

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Biden signs multiple orders, including to end Muslim ban

US President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to reverse decisions by his predecessor Donald Trump, including the ban on entries ...

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With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

Brexiteers will be waving goodbye to a US led by Donald Trump, as Joe Biden is set to take over.

Ramona Wadi

For Palestinians, Secretary Blinken is precious little to celebrate

Comment: Secretary of State Blinken will likely bring an 'acceptable' veneer to US enabling of Israel, but little concrete change, writes Ramona ...

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Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

Trump acknowledged it was time for the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

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Biden taps Blinken for top diplomat

Biden picked longtime foreign policy advisor Antony Blinken to be his secretary of state.

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.

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Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Mike Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, has dug in ...

Next US leader 'must cede' to Iran demands: Rouhani

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Next US leader 'must cede' to Iran demands: Rouhani

The next US president must cede to the demands of Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

Needing election boost, Trump prepares to dominate party convention

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Needing election boost, Trump prepares to dominate party convention

President Donald Trump will seek to revive his re-election hopes this week at the Republican Party's largely online convention.

US calls for extending UN Arms Embargo on Iran

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US calls for extending UN Arms Embargo on Iran

The United States has put forward a resolution to extend the embargo on conventional weapons but faces opposition from veto-wielding Russia and ...

Afghanistan rivals end months-long feud with power-sharing deal

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Afghanistan rivals end months-long feud with power-sharing deal

A power-sharing deal in Afghanistan has brought to an end months of feuding between Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah.

Bahey el-Din Hassan

A job or a calling? Human rights in Egypt

Comment: Founder of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Bahey el-Din Hassan takes a in-depth look at the personalities and debates that have shaped Egypt's human rights activism.

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US cuts $1bn in Afghan aid over leaders' deadlock

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday the US was cutting $1 billion in aid to Afghanistan, voicing disappointment over rival leaders ...

The New Arab & agencies

State Department probe faults Iran envoy on employee removal

Donald Trump's appointees at the State Department discriminated against an Iranian-American employee because of her national heritage, the ...

The New Arab

Johnson considering plan to send British troops to Yemen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has remained supportive of a plan to send British troops to Yemen.

Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Sami Rahman

Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib – also known as the Squad – have all been targets of Trump's series of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iran's 'farcical' series retells story of detained WaPo journalist

'Gando' offers a farcical fever dream of conspiracies, from a chador-wearing sniper opening fire to a White House infiltrated by a blond Iranian ...

Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially'

The New Arab & agencies

Trump warns Iran sanctions will 'soon be increased substantially'

President Donald Trump warned that sanctions against Iran would soon be 'increased substantially' after Tehran said it had exceeded a limit on ...

US-Iran crisis: Fears of a negative impact on neighbours

Hakim Charles Khatib

US-Iran crisis: Fears of a negative impact on neighbours

Analysis: Tensions between the two countries are at their highest level in years, but a military escalation is more likely to have an impact on ...

Australia repatriates children of Islamic State fighters from Syria

The New Arab & agencies

Australia repatriates children of Islamic State fighters from Syria

Eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria, in Australia's first organised repatriation ...

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