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Publishing the report would ensure that Washington officially recognises Riyadh as responsible for the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

President-elect Joe Biden will not reverse Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital but will seek a state for the Palestinian, his nominee for secretary of state said.

Morocco awards Trump for role in Israel normalisation deal

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Morocco awards Trump for role in Israel normalisation deal

Morocco awarded President Donald Trump, Chief White House Adviser Jared Kushner and the US’ Middle East Envoy Avi Berkowitz for their role in Rabat's normalisation deal with Israel.

End of the rift? The Gulf crisis explained

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End of the rift? The Gulf crisis explained

The Gulf crisis has seen three years of ruptured relations among GCC nations but that could be about to change.

Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration with Qatar

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Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration with Qatar

Leaders signed a new declaration with Saudi Arabia today in steps towards repairing broken ties.

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Trump official confirms breakthrough in ending Gulf crisis

It comes after borders between Qatar and Saudi Arabia were reopened.

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Moroccan officials to fly to Israel next week

Israel is expecting to host a Moroccan delegation for talks on opening embassies early next week, reports said.

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US opens 'virtual' presence in Western Sahara

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the "virtual presence post" will be managed the US Embassy in Rabat, followed soon by a "fully ...

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Indonesia could get 'billions' for normalising ties with Israel

Indonesian Muslim groups and pro-Palestine NGOs have slammed the prospect of normalising ties with Israel.

US embassy in Jerusalem names courtyard after Jared <em>Kushner</em>

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US embassy in Jerusalem names courtyard after Jared Kushner

President Donald Trump's special advisor and son-in-law has spearheaded normalisation agreements between Israel and Arab states this year.

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Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

A normalisation agreement between Israel and Morocco was signed in the presence of the king as well as an Israeli delegation headed by Donald ...

<em>Kushner</em> lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

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Kushner lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner landed in Rabat on Tuesday on the first first direct commercial flight between ...

Morocco, Israel to seal normalisation with first direct flight

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Morocco, Israel to seal normalisation with first direct flight

The first direct commercial flight will arrive to Rabat from Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

Morocco's normalisation trade-off: Western Sahara for Palestine

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Morocco's normalisation trade-off: Western Sahara for Palestine

Comment: In exchange for recognition of Israel, the US has provided Morocco the opportunity to realize two of its longstanding ambitions. But ...

Jared <em>Kushner</em> to lead US delegation to Israel, Morocco

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Jared Kushner to lead US delegation to Israel, Morocco

An American delegation, headed by Kushner, will take the first direct commercial flight from Tel Aviv to Rabat, a source said.

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Saudi normalisation with Israel 'inevitable': Kushner

Saudi Arabia will 'inevitably' establish ties with Israel, Jared Kushner said.

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How US-Saudi ties could change in the Biden era

Analysis: Among GCC states, the most dramatic impact could be felt in Saudi Arabia once the Biden administration takes over.

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Egypt lauds Kuwait's efforts to fix Gulf crisis

Egypt's first official recognition of a much-anticipated end to a three-year diplomatic crisis which pitted Cairo and three Gulf states against ...

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Gulf reconciliation 'to take place at annual GCC summit'

According to a Kuwaiti diplomat, the reconciliation between members of the GCC will take place at the annual summit.

Riyadh 'must be consulted' in US, Iran nuclear deal

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Riyadh 'must be consulted' in US, Iran nuclear deal

Joe Biden has signalled he will return the US to a nuclear accord with Iran and that he still backed the 2015 deal negotiated under Obama, from ...

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Saudi minister says allies ‘on board’ in Qatar negotiations

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan has said that the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt are all ‘on board’ regarding the resolution of a three-year ...

Gulf nations, US signal progress to resolve Qatar crisis

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Gulf nations, US signal progress to resolve Qatar crisis

Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait said progress had been made towards resolving the Gulf crisis.

Saudi Arabia thanks Kuwait for Gulf crisis mediation efforts

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Saudi Arabia thanks Kuwait for Gulf crisis mediation efforts

Prince Faisal bin Farhan expressed hope that the Kuwaiti and US efforts will be successful in finding a solution to the dispute.

Kuwait FM says Gulf crisis negotiations 'fruitful'

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Kuwait FM says Gulf crisis negotiations 'fruitful'

There was some movement on the reconciliation talks between Gulf countries, but how much remains to be seen.

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