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Pakistan was forced to repay $1 billion of a $6 billion package agreed with Riyadh in 2018.

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.

Trump rejected Saudi proposal to invade Qatar: report

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Trump rejected Saudi proposal to invade Qatar: report

In a phone call with Donald Trump, Saudi King Salman proposed a ground invasion of Qatar.

Biden 'removed condemnation of Israeli occupation from campaign'

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Biden 'removed condemnation of Israeli occupation from campaign'

Biden allegedly told his advisors not to include “any reference to Israeli occupation” into a draft of his campaign’s platform days before it ...

Biden says he'll end Trump's 'Islamicphobia' travel ban

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Biden says he'll end Trump's 'Islamicphobia' travel ban

Joe Biden made a well-meaning vow to end 'Islamicphobia'.

Mobashra Tazamal

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim American community, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

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Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

Biden has pledged to demolish Trump policies on Day One, including reversing Trump’s ban on immigration from mainly Muslim countries and restore ...

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US diplomat says America pushing to end Qatar crisis

"I think our role and the role of Kuwait is to do what we can to foster dialogue, to help them make progress," the American diplomat said.

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AU reports Nile negotiations progress amid Egyptian criticism

The African Union has reported progress in negotiations regarding Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam amid heightened tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia ...

The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

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The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

Iraq has found itself caught in a delicate balancing act between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Stasa Salacanin

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

Macron denounces Turkey's 'violations' of Greek, Cypriot sovereignty

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Macron denounces Turkey's 'violations' of Greek, Cypriot sovereignty

The French President said that it was "not acceptable" for the maritime space of EU member to be threatened and urged that violators "must be ...

House votes to repeal Trump's 'anti-Muslim' travel ban

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House votes to repeal Trump's 'anti-Muslim' travel ban

The measure targeting the 'Muslim ban' is seen as a symbolic victory as it is highly unlikely to advance in the Senate.

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

The trio of African Union countries appear to have come together to discuss the controversial dam.

Saudi King Salman rushed to hospital for checks

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Saudi King Salman rushed to hospital for checks

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has been taken to hospital due to an inflamed gall bladder.

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Berlin, Rome, Paris threaten sanctions over Libya interference

"We are ready to consider the possible use of sanctions should breaches to the embargo at sea, on land or in the air continue," a joint statement said.

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Riyadh hosts G20 talks on virus recovery, debt crisis

Saudi Arabia will host talks aimed at bringing the global economy to recovery amid coronavirus.

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India passes 1 million Covid-19 cases

India has become the third country to surpass one million Covid-19 cases.

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Former UK finance minister becomes Saudi government adviser

Phillip Hammond held one of the most important UK ministerial positions.

Turkey lifts veto on NATO plan for Poland, Baltics

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Turkey lifts veto on NATO plan for Poland, Baltics

Turkey has lifted its veto on a NATO defence plan Poland and the Baltic states, officials confirmed.

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Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam dispute

Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said the draft resolution on the Nile dam dispute is in line with the outcome of an African Union ...

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.

Hadi government 'betrayed' as UAE-backed separatists capture Socotra island

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Hadi government 'betrayed' as UAE-backed separatists capture Socotra island

The STC have taken over the strategic town of Hadibo in the Socotra island, angering the Hadi government.

Saudi initiative proposes end to deadlock with Yemen's separatists

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Saudi initiative proposes end to deadlock with Yemen's separatists

Saudi Arabia has proposed to re-implement a power-sharing deal between Yemen's government and the southern separatists.

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