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Eco-theology has the potential to reshape environmental protection in the Middle East.

World Cup 2022 host, Qatar has announced its interest in bidding for the the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

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Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

Satellite images released on Monday showed a mock Iranian aircraft carrier was moved to the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

UN agency: Tanker 'hijacked' off UAE now in Iran

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UN agency: Tanker 'hijacked' off UAE now in Iran

The International Labor Organization said that the MT Gulf Sky was hijacked July 5, citing its captain.

Iraq to face 'severe shortages' as river flows drop

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Iraq to face 'severe shortages' as river flows drop

A recent UN report found that water levels of the Tigris and Euphrates are decreasing at an "unprecedented rate".

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Explainer: What is the Iran-China comprehensive strategic partnership?

Former President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has come out to condemn it, criticising Iran for "plundering the country" and for "allowing foreign troops to enter". But what does it really entail?

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Dubai deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan praises British colonialism

Dubai's controversial deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan sparked an uproar on social media after he praised British colonialism.

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

China and Iran's strategic partnership: A zero sum game?

Analysis: China and Iran's bilateral relationship is gaining strategic significance.

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Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mystery

A released photo and video broadcast by Iranian state television of the site showed a two-story brick building with scorch marks and its roof ...

Iran navy test-fires new cruise missiles

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Iran navy test-fires new cruise missiles

Iran navy is testing new cruise missiles in the Gulf of Oman.

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Iran builds fake aircraft carrier to attack

The faux foe, seen in satellite photographs, resembles the Nimitz-class carriers that the US Navy routinely sails into the Persian ...

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela are a show of defiance against the US, but they will do little to fundamentally change energy geopolitics.

UN urges $2.4 billion for Yemen war, Covid-19 relief

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UN urges $2.4 billion for Yemen war, Covid-19 relief

The UN has urged for billions in aid to help Yemen cope with the war and coronavirus.

WATCH: Enormous whale washes up on Kuwait's shores

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WATCH: Enormous whale washes up on Kuwait's shores

A baleen whale washed up on Kuwait's shores on Sunday, sending social media into a storm.

China in the Middle East: Tourism and soft power

Austin Bodetti

China in the Middle East: Tourism and soft power

The spread of the coronavirus has undermined a years-long Chinese effort to reshape the new world order with soft power.

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Iranian fuel shipment reaches Venezuelan waters

Iranian fuel and oil products entered Venezuelan waters on Saturday, despite growing concerns by the US.

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In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

Traditional celebrations marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been dampened by the coronavirus pandemic, forcing many to ...

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US growing concerns over Iran-Venezuela oil tankers

Iran has sent millions of gallons of oil to Venezuela, worrying the US.

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Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

The US has tried to crack down on Iranian shipments, but five tankers are on their way to Venezuela, a fellow sanctioned nation with little to ...

Funeral held for 19 killed in Iran navy accident

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Funeral held for 19 killed in Iran navy accident

Fifteen Iranian sailors were also wounded in the incident, which raised new questions about the readiness of the Islamic Republic’s armed forces ...

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Iran rulesout Cold War-style hotline with US

Iran has had tense encounters at sea for years with the US Navy in the Persian Gulf, through which 20 percent of its oil ...

US to seek 'all ways' to extend Iran embargo

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US to seek 'all ways' to extend Iran embargo

The US will use all means available to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.

Iran must not give in to US provocations: Russia

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Iran must not give in to US provocations: Russia

Moscow has urged Tehran to exercise restraint and not to be drawn into 'provocations and aggressive rhetoric'.

Rouhani warns US not to 'plot' against Iran

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Rouhani warns US not to 'plot' against Iran

The US and Iran continue to trade barbs over tensions in the Gulf.

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