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President Vladimir Putin claimed Russia has developed the world's first coronavirus vaccine.

Algeria's president has requested the country's trade minister reassess a deal with the European Union, ahead of a free trade agreement.

Why the UAE seeks stronger ties with Iran

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the UAE seeks stronger ties with Iran

Comment: As the UAE moves out of Saudi Arabia's shadow, its developing ties with Iran are not as surprising as some might suggest, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

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World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency aid to be ...

'No hope' of finding survivors at Lebanon blast site

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'No hope' of finding survivors at Lebanon blast site

The huge explosion that hit Beirut's port devastated large parts of the Lebanese capital, claimed over 150 lives and wounded some 6,000 people.

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UN set for showdown over Iran arms embargo push

The UNSC is set to reject a US resolution calling for an extension of the Iranian arms embargo.

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Saudi Aramco profits dive 73% following oil price slump

Saudi Arabia's national oil company has announced a huge quarterly loss in profits, due to low oil prices and reduced demand

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Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on Lebanon

A virtual conference is due to be held on Sunday to bring together world leaders in efforts to assist Lebanon after the deadly Beirut port blast.

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Is France helping Lebanon, or trying to reconquer it?

'France will never let Lebanon go,' said Macron during his visit to Beirut following the port disaster, which has prompted accusations of ...

More than 60 still missing after Beirut mega-blast

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

More than 60 still missing after Beirut mega-blast

Sixty people are still missing, while 154 are confirmed dead following the devastating explosion in Beirut's port, the Lebanese health ministry ...

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Trump to join Beirut donor conference call

US President Donald Trump announced he would participate in an international conference call for donors assisting Lebanon in the aftermath of ...

Lebanon president rejects global probe into Beirut port blast

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Lebanon president rejects global probe into Beirut port blast

Despite many calls for an independent probe into the Beirut blast, Lebanon's president rejected an international investigation into the tragedy.

MbS encouraged Russia's military intervention in Syria, lawsuit claims

The New Arab Staff

MbS encouraged Russia's military intervention in Syria, lawsuit claims

A lawsuit filed by a former Saudi intelligence official says that in 2015, MbS was in communications with Putin, 'encouraging Russian ...

Ammonium nitrate: A fertiliser under scrutiny

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ammonium nitrate: A fertiliser under scrutiny

The fertiliser which caused the explosion has come under intense scrutiny over the last few days, as Lebanese people blame negligence on the ...

Italian firefighters take samples near Beirut port

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Italian firefighters take samples near Beirut port

Rescuers from across the world flooded to Beirut to help efforts to find missing people.

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Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as first arrests made

Rescuers are combing through the blast site, searching for missing people as the country reels from the tragedy.

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Captain astonished that his ship delivered Beirut explosive

Boris Prokoshev captained the ship the carried 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate to Beirut.

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Architect of Trump administration's hardline Iran policy quits

Brian Hook will move to the private sector after leading the Trump administration's 'maximum pressure' campaign on Iran.

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Italy defence ministry seeks closer ties with Libya

Libya and Italy announced plans to collaborate on reclamation and demining activities while expanding cooperation in medicine and military ...

World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

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World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab called on "friendly countries" to support the country already reeling from its worst economic crisis in ...

Rauf Mammadov

Russia and Turkey on collision course in Libya's conflict

Analysis: Moscow and Ankara are vying for influence in Libya, but their competing economic interests could collide.

Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

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Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

Syria Insight: <em>Russia</em> moves into Iran-controlled eastern Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia moves into Iran-controlled eastern Syria

Eastern Syria has been viewed as under Iran's sphere of interest, but the resource-rich region remains a lucrative area for Russia too.

Israel launches air strikes on Syrian army positions

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Israel launches air strikes on Syrian army positions

Israeli fighter jets, attack helicopters and other warplanes struck Syrian military targets in southern Syria, a day after thwarting an attack ...

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