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Thousands marched through the streets of the capital Yerevan in support of Pashinyan, with the opposition urging him to step down to avoid bloodshed or even civil war.

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

Horriya Marzouk

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

In-depth: A $200 million arms deal with Cairo has led many to question the seriousness of Biden's vow to take a tougher stance on human rights violations in Egypt.

Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

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Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

Joe Biden’s administration is seeking reach out to the Palestinian leadership and engage both sides in a lasting solution.

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Alex Kassidiaris

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Analysis: Israel had long rejected ties with Kosovo, but amid shifting diplomatic alliances mutual recognition could extend Tel Aviv's ...

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As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

South Sudan's unity government and its fragile peace process in doubt, and war may be looming on the horizon.

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Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said Afghanistan's peace process depends on the Taliban reducing attacks.

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Biden declares 'America is back' to allies

President Joe Biden declared "America is back" on the international stage at the Munich Security Conference.

Carl Bildt

Ending the forever war in Afghanistan

Comment: If the Biden administration is to avoid a new spiral of violence after a US withdrawal from Afghanistan, it must first determine what ...

US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

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US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

High-ranking US and Pakistani military officials spoke about possibly postponing the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan.

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Srebrenica tension rises as Bosnian Muslims snub vote

Srebrenica parties representing Bosnian Muslims have vowed to boycott local elections on Sunday as political tensions soar.

Biden to lay out foreign policy at G-7 summit

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Biden to lay out foreign policy at G-7 summit

In advance of Biden’s virtual appearances, the White House sought to underscore that the new administration will move quickly to reorient the ...

Taliban 'clearly' behind violence in Afghanistan: US

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Taliban 'clearly' behind violence in Afghanistan: US

The commander of US forces in the Middle East said the Taliban are "clearly" responsible for violence in Afghanistan.

NATO puts holds on Afghanistan decision, expands in Iraq

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NATO puts holds on Afghanistan decision, expands in Iraq

NATO said it hadn't made a final decision on its future in Afghanistan, but decided to expand its Iraq mission.

NATO chief urges <em>peace</em> talks

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NATO chief urges peace talks

Jens Stoltenberg has called for further peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government.

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Biden calls Netanyahu, ending four week snub

Joe Biden has made a long awaited phone call to Benjamin Netanyahu, ending four weeks of silence that seemed to signal a cooler approach to US-Israel relations.

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NATO holds post-Trump talks as Afghanistan decision looms

NATO defence ministers held their first talks since US President Joe Biden took office, with the future of the organisation's 9,600-strong ...

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NATO eyes post-Trump reset as Afghanistan call looms

NATO defence ministers meet for their first talks since US President Joe Biden took over from Donald Trump.

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

UAE swears in first ambassador to Israel

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UAE swears in first ambassador to Israel

Mohamed Mahmoud Al Khaja has been sworn in on Sunday as the first UAE's ambassador to Israel, five months after a controversial normalisation ...

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Fire destroys 100 fuel tankers on Afghanistan-Iran border

The huge blaze, which broke out Saturday afternoon at Islam Qala port has largely been extinguished and an investigation has been launched to ...

Germany wants troops to stay on in Afghanistan

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Germany wants troops to stay on in Afghanistan

Germany wants to extend its military presence in Afghanistan.

Taliban warn Nato to continue troop withdrawal in Afghanistan

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Taliban warn Nato to continue troop withdrawal in Afghanistan

The Taliban warned NATO against seeking a "continuation of war", as the alliance weighs a planned withdrawal from Afghanistan.

UAE ambassador 'yelled' at US representative opposing Yemen war

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UAE ambassador 'yelled' at US representative opposing Yemen war

Ro Khanna was a leading sponsor of the war powers resolution aimed at ending Washington's support for Saudi Arabia and the UAE's war efforts in ...

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