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Turkish citizen Hatice Cengiz is pursuing Mohammed bin Salman and 28 others for damages over the October 2, 2018 killing of the US-based writer.

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a single-issue voting bloc.

As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

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As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

Donald Trump's Middle Eastern policy has emboldened many Gulf Arab monarchies.

Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

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Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

Sudan could soon see itself removed from the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism after President Donald Trump said he was ready ...

Biden 'to take tougher stance' on rights abuser Sisi

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Biden 'to take tougher stance' on rights abuser Sisi

In a recent letter reviewed by The Washington Post, US lawmakers signal Sisi's rights violation 'will not be ...

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Trump official 'went to Damascus' for Syria regime talks

Four American hostages are believed to be held in Syria.

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US official went to Syria to secure hostages' release

Four American hostages are believed to be held in Syria.

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Iran says UN arms embargo on Tehran 'lifted'

It was "a momentous day for the international community," the Iranian ministry said on Sunday, adding the world had ...

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US condemns Turkey over reported test of Russian system

The US criticised NATO ally Turkey after Ankara reportedly tested its Russian-made advanced air defence missile system.

Iran says cyber attack targeted country's ports

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Iran says cyber attack targeted country's ports

The cyber attacks targeting Iranian ports and another government institution have been blamed on the Islamic Republic's 'sworn ...

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Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Comment: As Israel and Lebanon begin landmark maritime border talks, Joe Macaron takes an in-depth look at the players and issues ...

US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

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US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team investigated suspected ties between Egypt and a last-minute campaign finance injection by ...

Two Americans, 240 Yemen rebel backers freed in swap

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Two Americans, 240 Yemen rebel backers freed in swap

In an apparent swap, two captive Americans were freed in Yemen as more than 200 supporters of the Houthi rebels were allowed to return ...

Nine dead after helicopters collide in Afghanistan

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Nine dead after helicopters collide in Afghanistan

Nine people were killed after two military helicopters collided amid fighting in southern Afghanistan.

Dubai police chief nominee for Interpol raises red flags

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Dubai police chief nominee for Interpol raises red flags

Comment: Respect for human rights is a founding principle of Interpol. To name an Emirati police chief as its president would be a gross ...

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Gazans 'searching bins for food': UNRWA chief

Some Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip are facing such dire circumstances that they are forced to scour bins for food, said UNRWA's head Philippe Lazzarini.

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Afghanistan withdrawal still 'conditions-based', top US general says

The Pentagon's top general said the US withdrawal of more troops from Afghanistan will depends on several conditions.

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Palestinian president hosts talks with World Jewish Congress head

Mahmoud Abbas invited Ron Lauder to Ramallah for talks on 'a range of issues regarding Palestine and the Middle East'.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails to hold

Both sides have accused each other of breaking a ceasefire brokered by Russia.

Trump, Kushner gave pass for Khashoggi murder: ex-CIA chief

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Trump, Kushner gave pass for Khashoggi murder: ex-CIA chief

Former CIA chief John Brennan also described Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a 'quintessential authoritarian leader.'

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Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad slams US sanctions on Iran

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad slammed the US for its decision to impose fresh sanctions on Iran.

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire to launch talks on the territorial dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Two Islamic State 'Beatles' plead not guilty in court

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Two Islamic State 'Beatles' plead not guilty in court

Two members of the "Beatles" Islamic State kidnapping cell pleaded not guilty in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four ...

Saudi setback over EU push to downgrade G20 presence

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Saudi setback over EU push to downgrade G20 presence

Efforts to downgrade the EU's attendance at the upcoming G20 summit in Riyadh over human rights concerns have put a damper on ...

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