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Protesters led by retired Lebanese army officers stormed the foreign ministry in Beirut and declared it the 'headquarters of the revolution', as demonstrations raged over the preventable disaster

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

Lebanon braced for massive anti-government protests as anger mounts

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Lebanon braced for massive anti-government protests as anger mounts

Lebanon is braced for large anti-government protests on Saturday, amid popular anger against the country's political leadership.

More than 60 still missing after Beirut mega-blast

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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 ...

Iraqi PM to visit <em>Trump</em>, signalling warming US ties

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Iraqi PM to visit Trump, signalling warming US ties

Iraq's PM Kadhimi will visit Trump in Washington on 20 August, signalling US-Iran ties are recovering seven months after breaking down ...

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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 the explosion in Beirut.

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

US calls for political solution in Libya, targets smugglers

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US calls for political solution in Libya, targets smugglers

Washington has called for a UN-backed ceasefire and the withdrawal of foreign military personnel from Libya.

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US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib wins Michigan Democratic primary

US Representative Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian American woman in Congress, is on her way to retaining her seat following a victory in ...

US looking into claims of China-Saudi 'nuclear bomb' developments

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US looking into claims of China-Saudi 'nuclear bomb' developments

Saudi Arabia is working with China on the development of its civilian nuclear power programme.

Joe Biden urges <em>Trump</em> to 'mobilise' support for Lebanon

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Joe Biden urges Trump to 'mobilise' support for Lebanon

Joe Biden has called on Donald Trump to immediately assist Lebanon following the deadly explosion in Beirut, which destroyed half of ...

China helping Saudi Arabia expand its nuclear programme

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China helping Saudi Arabia expand its nuclear programme

China is the latest player in Saudi Arabia's nuclear programme.

Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

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Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated ...

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

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

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What we know about the Lebanon explosions

Here are the main takeaways from the massive blast that devastated Lebanon's capital Beirut.

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US defence officials reject Trump's 'Beirut bomb' claims

The US president claimed that Tuesday's tragedy in Beirut was caused by 'a bomb'.

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

<em>Trump</em>: Massive explosion in Beirut was likely an 'attack'

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Trump: Massive explosion in Beirut was likely an 'attack'

Prime Minister Hassan Diab said 2,750 tonnes of the agricultural fertiliser ammonium nitrate that had been stored for years in a Beirut portside ...

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 ...

Iran records highest Covid-19 cases in over a month

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Iran records highest Covid-19 cases in over a month

The spike in coronavirus cases has prompted Iranian authorities to reimpose restrictions lifted earlier this year.

Kuwait emir's health improving: PM

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Kuwait emir's health improving: PM

Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah is currently undergoing medical treatment in the US.

Netanyahu: West Bank annexation plans 'in Washington'

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Netanyahu: West Bank annexation plans 'in Washington'

A month has passed since Netanyahu's planned annexation of the West Bank.

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