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Steven Mnuchin is in the hiring process for the new venture, which will be backed by sovereign wealth funds from Arab Gulf states.

The Front Against Islamophobia in France has called for nationwide demonstrations against the passing of the anti-extremist bill.

Three female media workers shot to death in Afghanistan

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Three female media workers shot to death in Afghanistan

Zalmai Latifi -- the director at Enikass TV -- said the women were killed in two separate attacks after leaving the station.

US envoy in Kabul to revive peace process

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US envoy in Kabul to revive peace process

US special Zalmay Khalilzad envoy is in Afghanistan in order to talk about the US troops withdrawal and revive the stalling peace process

Qatar's emir, Saudi crown prince discuss future cooperation

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Qatar's emir, Saudi crown prince discuss future cooperation

The Emir of Qatar and the Saudi Crown Prince spoke on the phone to discuss the recent reconciliation and the future cooperation.

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Rabbi for GCC Jewish community prays for MbS

"We are pleased to join our wishes for these prayers, calling for his full health and wellness," the Israel in Arabic account tweeted.

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Emirati academic suggests 'conditional' end to Qatari media block

An Emirati academic suggested an end to the block on Qatari media outlets, but said that monitoring should continue.

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Twitter and India play tug-of-war with democracy

Comment: In India, an increasingly authoritarian government combined with Twitter's willingness to put stakeholders before users raises ...

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Al Jazeera to launch conservative US platform 'Rightly'

Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera will launch a centre-right news platform in the United States.

UAE, <em>Qatar</em> officials hold first meeting since Gulf dispute

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UAE, Qatar officials hold first meeting since Gulf dispute

An official delegation from Qatar and the UAE arrived in Kuwait to discuss developments of the Al-Ula agreement, which marked the ...

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Officials: Roadside bombs in Afghanistan kill 3, wound 20

Afghanistan has seen a spike in violence as peace negotiations in Qatar between the Taliban and the Afghan government have stalled.

Hariri meets Qatari emir during visit to Doha

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Hariri meets Qatari emir during visit to Doha

Lebanon’s Prime Minister designate met with Qatar’s Emir during a two day visit to the Gulf country.

NATO chief urges peace talks

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NATO chief urges peace talks

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

Bombing kills two Kabul University lecturers: Afghan official

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Bombing kills two Kabul University lecturers: Afghan official

An explosion has killed two lecturers in Kabul, but no group has claimed responsibility.

Bangladesh orders Al Jazeera documentary be scrubbed from web

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Bangladesh orders Al Jazeera documentary be scrubbed from web

Bangladesh's high court ordered the country's telco regulator to 'remove or take down Al Jazeera's documentary'.

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Europe-US meeting scheduled as Iran nuclear deadline looms

A meeting between senior European and US diplomats is scheduled to take place on Thursday, days ahead of a deadline set by Iran.

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French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of a law to battle 'Islamist separatism', but critics call an attack on religious ...

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Jewish communities in Arab Gulf nations form first association

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities will include a Jewish court and a regional Kosher certification agency.

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Biden effect: Saudi hastens trials, placates rivals

Saudi Arabia is attempting to clean up its act as it braces for a policy reset in Washington.

The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

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The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

Turkey is facing a dual threat from Kurdish militants and Iran-backed militias amid its military operation in northern Iraq.

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Qatar FM visiting Iran in 'nuclear diplomacy push'

Doha has expressed a desire to mediate negotiations between Iran and the US, as well as between Tehran and the Gulf Arab states.

Domestic violence increase in Iraq as shelters go underground

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Domestic violence increase in Iraq as shelters go underground

The United Nations said only one country in eight has taken measures to lessen the pandemic's impact on women and children worldwide.

Palestinians hope vote boosts diplomatic strength: experts

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Palestinians hope vote boosts diplomatic strength: experts

Palestinians are hoping that the recently announced elections will help to strengthen diplomatic ties with foreign countries and lead to talks ...

Five killed in attack on UN convoy in Afghanistan

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Five killed in attack on UN convoy in Afghanistan

An attack in Kabul province killed five Afghan security personnel escorting a UN convoy.

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