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Iran's foreign ministry spokesman hailed the the day's developments as keeping open "the path of diplomacy" between Tehran and the UN's nuclear watchdog.

Myanmar security forces fired on protesters demonstrating against the February 1 coup.

Iran says talks with IAEA chief 'fruitful'

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Iran says talks with IAEA chief 'fruitful'

The result of the talks will be released later on Sunday, Tehran's ambassador to the UN agency said.

UN nuclear chief starts Tehran talks as deadline looms

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UN nuclear chief starts Tehran talks as deadline looms

The talks with IAEA chief Rafael Grossi come ahead of an end-of-Sunday deadline to limit inspections by the UN nuclear watchdog.

Kashmir and the Eastern Mediterranean power struggle

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Kashmir and the Eastern Mediterranean power struggle

Analysis: With friction growing between Ankara and Athens, the longstanding alliance between Pakistan and Turkey has prompted Greece and India ...

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Palestinian Israeli Balad Party appoints new leader for elections

Sami Abu Shehadeh won the leadership primary race to front the Balad Party.

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Iran's Rouhani hails departure of 'tyrant' Trump

The leader of Iran welcomes the end of Trump's presidency.

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Azerbaijan invites allies Turkey and Pakistan to 'rebuild Nagorno-Karabakh'

The three countries' top diplomats discussed reconstruction efforts and an initiative to combat global Islamophobia.

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Russian and Libyan foreign ministers meet in Moscow

Russia's Sergey Lavrov and Libya's Mohammed Taher Siala met to discuss the ceasefire in the North African country.

Qatar emir invited to Gulf summit amid diplomatic row

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Qatar emir invited to Gulf summit amid diplomatic row

The GCC has invited Qatar's emir in an effort to smooth relations between Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Kingdom.

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Casualties reported as car bomb rocks Afghan capital

At least eight people were killed in a bombing in the Afghan capital on Sunday, authorities confirmed.

Rockets hit US base in Afghanistan, no casualties reported

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Rockets hit US base in Afghanistan, no casualties reported

There were no casualties in the rocket attack on the US base.

Iran nuclear deal <em>parties</em> try to defuse tensions

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Iran nuclear deal parties try to defuse tensions

The meeting of the 'joint commission' included China, France, Russia, Iran, Germany and Britain and was chaired by senior EU ...

Syria declarations on chemical arms lacking: UN, watchdog

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Syria declarations on chemical arms lacking: UN, watchdog

Syria's declarations on chemical weapons were criticised by UN officials and a global watchdog.

Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

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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 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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'Cautious optimism' as conference pushes Libya peace

Germany's foreign minister voiced "cautious optimism" over efforts to end the conflict in Libya, as top diplomats sought to foster a peace drive.

Muhammad Shehada

Can elections resuscitate Palestinian hopes for unity?

Comment: Elections will not be a magic bullet, but given the right conditions, they will hopefully force the way to a more youthful, united ...

Ali Adam

Facing mounting Arab indifference, Palestinians eye unity

With the Palestinian national movement facing an existential crisis, political factions have embarked on the long road to unity.

Inter-Libyan talks in Morocco agree on 'compromise'

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Inter-Libyan talks in Morocco agree on 'compromise'

Libya's two rival administrations agreed on the need to compromise during talks in the Moroccan capital, authorities confirmed.

Sarah Daoud

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Comment: Negotiations between Hamas and Israel to de-escalate in exchange for providing medical aid to Gaza could contribute to further ...

Lebanon protest camp closes ranks after blast

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Lebanon protest camp closes ranks after blast

Dozens of Lebanon's main opposition groups and parties on Sunday announced a common position and plan to tackle the country's multiple ...

Iran's Rouhani hopeful US arms embargo push will fail

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Iran's Rouhani hopeful US arms embargo push will fail

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani expressed 'great hopes that America will fail' in a televised meeting of his cabinet on Wednesday.

Turkey, Russia say they seek lasting ceasefire in Libya

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Turkey, Russia say they seek lasting ceasefire in Libya

Moscow and Ankara have again encouraged Libya's rival factions to work towards a lasting ceasefire. Previous efforts by the two countries - ...

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