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According to Democrat Bob Menendez, the Trump administration is currently trying to sell "thousands more precision-guided bombs" to Saudi Arabia.

Comment: If Israel proceeds with settlement expansion at Qalandia, another sliver of Palestinian history will be lost to colonisation, writes Ramona Wadi.

Israel rejects $1.5bn China water plant after US pressure

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Israel rejects $1.5bn China water plant after US pressure

Israel has insisted the US did not influence its decision to award the $1.5 billion contract to a local firm.

<em>Trump</em> threatens to 'close down' social media

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Trump threatens to 'close down' social media

Donald Trump claimed social networks 'totally silence conservative voices' after Twitter tagged two of his posts propounding his ...

<em>Trump</em> under pressure to release report on Khashoggi killers

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Trump under pressure to release report on Khashoggi killers

US lawmakers say the public must know which Saudi officials were named in a report the Trump administration refused to release to the ...

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Israeli deputy mayor compares Netanyahu to Nazis over annexation

Jerusalem's deputy mayor Arieh King slammed Netnayahu for not annexing the whole of the occupied West Bank.

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Algeria will not give up controversial coronavirus drug treatment

Algeria has continued the use of a drug whose use for Covid-19 treatment has been suspended by the World Health Organisation.

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US troop reduction in Afghanistan ahead of schedule

The scheduled withdrawal of US military personnel as part of a peace deal with the Taliban is already nearing its mid-July target of 8,600, ...

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Israel 'preparing for violence' as West Bank annexation looms

Netanyahu has promised not to hesitate over the annexation of large parts of the West Bank.

Twitter labels <em>Trump</em> tweets 'unsubstantiated' for first time

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Twitter labels Trump tweets 'unsubstantiated' for first time

Trump's tweets violated a recently expanded Twitter policy, according the San Francisco-based company.

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TNA Webinar Video: Israeli annexation 72 years after An-Nakba

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

Joe Biden makes first public appearance in over month

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Joe Biden makes first public appearance in over month

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, emerged from more than two months of seclusion, wearing a black face mask.

WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

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WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

The World Health Organization had "temporarily" suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being ...

Beijing vows to shield firms from sanctions over Xinjiang

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Beijing vows to shield firms from sanctions over Xinjiang

Beijing has accused Washington of 'meddling' in Chinese affairs.

Hundreds of foreign mercenaries withdraw from Libya's front lines

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Hundreds of foreign mercenaries withdraw from Libya's front lines

Foreign mercenaries fighting alongside Haftar's forces have been flown away from the front lines after the rogue general suffered major losses ...

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Iranian fuel shipment reaches Venezuelan waters

Iranian fuel and oil products entered Venezuelan waters on Saturday, despite growing concerns by the US.

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Haftar urges forces to target 'colonial' Turkey in Libya

After losing battles in several strategic locations, Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar asked his loyalists "to fight Turkey's 'colonial' ...

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What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

Comment: The sacking of State Department watchdog Steve Linick is the latest example of the Trump administration abusing its power to ...

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US growing concerns over Iran-Venezuela oil tankers

Iran has sent millions of gallons of oil to Venezuela, worrying the US.

Disney's new Eid film could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Sami Rahman

Disney's new Eid film could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Disney's new short film about Eid will surely please its Muslim audience, who in the past have been misrepresented. But is it too little, too ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Key Biden adviser offers little hope for Palestinians

Comment: Biden and his adviser Blinken are insisting that Palestinians accept the Israeli view, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Egypt accepts Ethiopia-Sudan proposal to renegotiate dam dispute

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Egypt accepts Ethiopia-Sudan proposal to renegotiate dam dispute

Egypt said it was willing to restart negotiations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the filling of the controversial Nile mega-dam, which Cairo fears ...

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

Nour Odeh

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

WHO reports record coronavirus cases,<em>Trump</em> mulls in-person G7

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WHO reports record coronavirus cases,Trump mulls in-person G7

Trump is considering hosting an in-person G7 summit at Camp David despite coronavirus cases reaching a record high.

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