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Comment: France, UK and Germany are undermining US efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. If this impasse is not resolved soon, it will collapse for good, writes Eldar Mamedov.

An Israeli-owned ship sailing out of the Middle East was struck with an explosion, amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran.

Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

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Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

Jordan reimposes Friday curfew as Covid-19 cases surge

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Jordan reimposes Friday curfew as Covid-19 cases surge

As Jordan witnesses a surge in Covid-19 cases, authorities announced an all-day curfew on Fridays to help stem the rise in numbers.

Iran mulls EU-proposed 'informal meeting' with US

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Iran mulls EU-proposed 'informal meeting' with US

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said Iran is studying a European Union proposal for an informal meeting between current members of ...

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Biden urges allies to curb Iran's 'destabilising' activities

US President Joe Biden urged European powers Friday to work together to curb Iran's "destabilising" activities in the Middle East.

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Israel, US begin developing next generation missiles

The Israeli Ministry of Defence and the US Missile Defence Agency have begun work on a new generation of anti-ballistic 'Arrow-4' missiles.

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US seeks fallback Saudi bases for potential Iran tensions

The US military is seeking fallback bases in Saudi Arabia to prevent attacks on troops in case of tensions with Iran.

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Palestinian president's rival promises vaccines for Gaza

Mohammed Dahlan has said that the UAE will send tens of thousands of Covid-19 vaccines to Gaza.

One-third of US military refusing Covid vaccine: Pentagon

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One-third of US military refusing Covid vaccine: Pentagon

US military employees are declining the Covid-19 vaccine, even as the virus continues to spread.

Eva J. Koulouriotis

A new chapter in Greece's Middle East military strategy

Analysis: Concerns about Turkey's regional assertiveness have pushed Greece to adopt a more proactive foreign policy, with Athens building new ...

AIPAC wants to decide who runs in Palestinian elections

Mitchell Plitnick

AIPAC wants to decide who runs in Palestinian elections

Comment: America's Israel lobby has no right to dictate who is or is not eligible and legitimate to run in Palestinian elections. Doing so is ...

Can football <em>diplomacy</em> reunite the GCC?

Sabena Siddiqui

Can football diplomacy reunite the GCC?

The upcoming Qatar World Cup has economic benefits for the GCC which is struggling to overcome damages inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, ...

Biden to visit State Department

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Biden to visit State Department

Joe Biden is to set out his foreign policy agenda at a meeting at the state department.

Iran receives its first batch of foreign coronavirus vaccine

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Iran receives its first batch of foreign coronavirus vaccine

The first batch of 500,000 Russian-made Sputnik V vaccines have arrived in Tehran.

Mitchell Plitnick

Holes in Biden's Palestine policy tell a familiar story

Comment: Biden's initial moves in the Israel/Palestine arena suggest a move back to Obama-era policies, while leaving Trump's damage unaddressed, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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UK government adviser stays in UAE despite travel ban

This comes as Home Secretary Priti Patel scolded social media influencers “showing off in sunny parts of the world”, including UAE’s Dubai.

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New US envoy 'spoke with Europeans on Iran deal'

According to sources, Malley met with the British, French and German foreign ministry officials.

Giorgio Cafiero

Why all the mudslinging against Iran envoy Robert Malley?

Comment: Biden's pick signals a determination to get negotiations with Iran back on track, despite objections from vocal Iran hawks in ...

Biden picks Obama aide Robert Malley for Iran envoy

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Biden picks Obama aide Robert Malley for Iran envoy

Robert Malley, who was one of the negotiators of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, has been named as the top diplomat to Iran.

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UK announces UAE travel ban over virus spike

British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the UAE has been added to the government's "red list" along with Burundi and Rwanda from 1.00pm ...

Don't expect Biden to reverse Trump's legacy in Palestine

Ramona Wadi

Don't expect Biden to reverse Trump's legacy in Palestine

Comment: Joe Biden has neither obligation nor political will to reverse Trump's worst concessions to Israel, and the UN has only progressed in ...

The geopolitics of vaccine <em>diplomacy</em> in the <em>Middle</em> <em>East</em>

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

Analysis: The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the Middle East is being driven by diplomatic considerations, with China, Russia ...

Biden stops transfer of F-35s to UAE, courts Iran

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Biden stops transfer of F-35s to UAE, courts Iran

US President Joe Biden’s administration has temporarily frozen the transfer of F-35 jets to the UAE and expressed willingness to return to the ...

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