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Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert Malley.

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security partnerships with the Syrian regime.

MMA fighter Khabib's father passes away from coronavirus complications

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MMA fighter Khabib's father passes away from coronavirus complications

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from coronavirus complications.

Regime soldiers killed, injured in rebel attack near Damascus

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Regime soldiers killed, injured in rebel attack near Damascus

Several Syrian regime soldiers have been killed and injured in an attack which a rebel group says it carried out in revenge for detainees killed ...

Iran says 'no <em>military</em> solution' for Syria

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Iran says 'no military solution' for Syria

"The Islamic republic believes the only solution to the Syrian crisis is political and not a military solution."

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Libyan mufti orders Muslims to fight imminent 'Russian invasion'

Russians have "begun to penetrate cities, airports and oil fields, in order to gradually take control of Libyan lands and plunder its wealth," Libya's Mufti said.

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Sudan detains 122 alleged fighters heading for Libya

Sudan said Sunday it has arrested 122 of its nationals as they headed to neighbouring Libya to fight as "mercenaries", state media reported.

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Biden slams Trump over alleged Russia-Taliban bounty intelligence

Joe Biden has become the latest to criticise the US president over allegations he was briefed on intelligence that reportedly showed Russia had ...

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Taliban reject claims Russia aided attacks on US troops

The Taliban rejected a report claiming their fighters had received incentives from Russia to carry out attacks against US troops in Afghanistan.

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Ahmed Sewehli

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Comment: Egypt's undemocratic aims and interference in Libya are unwelcome, writes Ahmed Sewehli.

Paul Iddon

Russia, China seek foothold in Middle East arms market

The US dominates arms exports to the Middle East, but Russia and China are vying for influence in the lucrative market.

Trump prepared to 'support Israeli attack on Iran': Bolton

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Trump prepared to 'support Israeli attack on Iran': Bolton

Bolton was fired by Trump as National Security Adviser almost a year ago.

Syria says it intercepted drone on Mediterranean coast

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Syria says it intercepted drone on Mediterranean coast

The unknown drone was shot down close to a Russian airbase and other important military installations.

US threatens UAE with sanctions over normalisation with Syria

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US threatens UAE with sanctions over normalisation with Syria

James Jeffrey said that UAE's normalisation bid with the Assad regime was 'a bad idea', signalling that Emirati businesses will be hit with ...

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greek-Italian maritime deal sends clear message to Turkey

The Greek-Italian maritime deal comes amid a Mediterranean power struggle sparked by events in Libya's war.

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Rival Kurdish groups in Syria reach breakthrough agreement

On Tuesday, representatives of the KNC and a PYD-led coalition of Kurdish parties "concluded the first stage of Kurdish unity negotiations and reached a binding and unified political vision."

Sam Hamad

Protect and punish: Can sanctions avoid harming Syrians, too?

Comment: The Caesar Act's purpose is noble, but with the economy in ruins and Russia waiting in the wings, more sanctions risk entrenching ...

Sarah Khalil

The Caesar Act explained: New US sanctions on Syria

The Caesar Act comes into force on Wednesday and may see the Assad regime come under further isolation and economic coercion.

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Turkey fires back at French criticism over Libya role

Turkey has hit back at France on Tuesday over what it described as 'unacceptable' criticism for its support of the internationally-recognised ...

Turkey says Libya talks with Russia will continue

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Turkey says Libya talks with Russia will continue

Turkish and Russian ministers were due to meet to discuss the Libyan conflict on Sunday.

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Head of Libya's Tobruk government on surprise Algeria visit

Algerian officials greeted Aguila Saleh at Algiers International Airport, though the reason for the visit remains unknown.

Turkey and Russia to hold talks on Libya, Syria

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Turkey and Russia to hold talks on Libya, Syria

Russian officials will visit Turkey to discuss Syria and Libya.

NATO talks on Irini 'not prompted by Turkey incident'

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NATO talks on Irini 'not prompted by Turkey incident'

The EU assured that moves to cooperate with NATO over a naval mission were not prompted by Turkey.

US court hears torture case against Libya's Haftar

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US court hears torture case against Libya's Haftar

Libyan families are seeking $85 million against Khalifa Haftar and his two sons, dual US-Libyan citizens, over extrajudicial killings and ...

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