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The global Covid-19 death toll has passed two million.

Spanish ministers have revealed that diplomatic relations with Turkey are improving.

Lebanon registers first case of new coronavirus variant

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Lebanon registers first case of new coronavirus variant

Caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hasan announced on Friday that one new registered coronavirus case on an incoming flight from Britain carried the new variant of the virus.

Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

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Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

A normalisation agreement between Israel and Morocco was signed in the presence of the king as well as an Israeli delegation headed by Donald ...

Kushner lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

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Kushner lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner landed in Rabat on Tuesday on the first first direct commercial flight between Israel and ...

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Spain calls on Morocco to explain disputed enclaves comments

Spanish authorities on Tuesday called on Morocco to explain comments made on disputed enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla.

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Morocco, Israel to seal normalisation with first direct flight

The first direct commercial flight will arrive to Rabat from Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

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Pompeo blames Russia for massive US cyberattack

US Secretary of State Pompeo has blamed Russia for a massive cyberattack on several US government agencies.

Khadija Mohsen-Finan

Morocco's normalisation trade-off: Western Sahara for Palestine

Comment: In exchange for recognition of Israel, the US has provided Morocco the opportunity to realize two of its longstanding ambitions. But ...

How EU sanctions on Turkey reveal a divided Europe

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How EU sanctions on Turkey reveal a divided Europe

Analysis: With new power blocs emerging within Europe, the future of EU-Turkey ties, and the union itself, could be at stake.

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Moroccan schools to teach Jewish history and culture

Morocco will introduce Jewish history and culture in its school curriculum.

Morocco savours Western Sahara breakthrough in Israel deal

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Morocco savours Western Sahara breakthrough in Israel deal

Morocco revelled in US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Rabat's claim over the disputed Western Sahara region.

Moroccan political parties walk a tightrope on Sahara, normalisation

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Moroccan political parties walk a tightrope on Sahara, normalisation

President Donald Trump's bombshell announcement that Tel Aviv and Rabat will normalise ties has divided Morocco.

Palestinian PM urges <em>Spain</em> to recognise Palestine

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Palestinian PM urges Spain to recognise Palestine

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh urged Spain to recognise Palestine in a meeting with Madrid's foreign minister in Ramallah.

Barcelona's Griezmann cuts Huawei links over Uighurs surveillance claims

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Barcelona's Griezmann cuts Huawei links over Uighurs surveillance claims

The World-Cup winning footballer took to Instagram to announce he was "immediately ending" his partnership with the company.

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Trump announces Israel-Morocco to normalise relations

Donald Trump has announced Morocco's intention to normalise relations with Israel.

Guma El-Gamaty

Libyan oil flows resume, along with a revenues feud

Comment: A resolution to Libya's enduring conflict will require resolving how oil revenues are distributed, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

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Lebanese 'drug dealer' arrested in Brazil

Assad Khalil Kiwan is a naturalised Brazilian citizen from Lebanon who was arrested on Monday over drugs charges.

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Top Spain court backs rapid migrant deportations

Spain's top court backed the immediate deportation of migrants who enter the country's North African enclaves.

Egyptian activists arrested for contact with Western diplomats: HRW

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Egyptian activists arrested for contact with Western diplomats: HRW

Egyptian human rights defenders Karim Ennarah and Mohammed Basheer were arrested following a meeting with several western diplomats on human ...

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Traffic resumes at truck stop that sparked WSahara tensions

Truck traffic resumed between Mauritania and Morocco a day after Rabat launched a military operation to reopen a key highway in the Western ...

UN chief voices 'concern' at Western Sahara ceasefire violations

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UN chief voices 'concern' at Western Sahara ceasefire violations

UN chief Antonio Guterres expressed "grave concern" over a broken ceasefire in the disputed Western Sahara.

Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

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Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit ...

Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

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Trio on trial for helping Barcelona jihadist attack cell

Three men will go on trial facing charges of aiding the perpetrators of two 2017 jihadist attacks that killed 16 in Spain's Barcelona and ...

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