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French President Emmanuel Macron asked Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for "clear gestures" and an immediate return to the JCPOA's terms.

Iran warned against a planned resolution at the UN nuclear watchdog that seeks to condemn its suspension of some nuclear inspections.

Jordan says Israeli-Arab deals no substitute for two-state solution

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Jordan says Israeli-Arab deals no substitute for two-state solution

Jordan told Israel that normalisation deals cannot replace a two-state solution.

How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Eldar Mamedov

How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Comment: France, UK and Germany are undermining US efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. If this impasse is not resolved soon, it will ...

Jailed Iranian bodybuilder sews lips to protest prison abuse

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Jailed Iranian bodybuilder sews lips to protest prison abuse

Khaled Pirzadeh has been allegedly beaten by Iran's brutal authorities on multiple occasion, leaving him in need of hospital treatment, which he ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

How does Biden view Turkey’s role in Libya's conflict?

Analysis: Libya's civil war could become a source of confrontation rather than cooperation between the Biden administration and Turkey.

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US presses Saudis over Khashoggi killing

The United States on pressed Saudi Arabia to take further measures after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Washington faced growing ...

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Europeans to push for Iran censure at UN nuclear

The three European members of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will put forward a resolution condemning Iran's suspension of some inspections by the ...

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Taliban weighs in on Afghan peace talks

In an interview, a Taliban spokesman accused the Afghan government of being behind the recent violence, but offered no evidence.

Is Barghouti the best hope for a free Palestine?

Emad Moussa

Is Barghouti the best hope for a free Palestine?

Comment: For the disillusioned and the frustrated, Barghouti's presidency seems like an attractive option. But the staying power of his ...

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The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

Iraq has once more emerged as an arena of competition between Turkey and Iran as the two historic rivals clash over Ankara's intervention ...

UAE's first ambassador to Israel arrives in Tel Aviv

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UAE's first ambassador to Israel arrives in Tel Aviv

Ambassador Mohammad Mahmoud Al Khajah is scheduled to meet with top Israeli officials including Prime Minister Netanyahu.

US still open to Iran nuclear talks despite rejection

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US still open to Iran nuclear talks despite rejection

Iran rejected an European Union invitation to a meeting with the US and other participants to rekindle the nuclear deal, but the US says it's ...

Netanyahu blames Iran for boat attack, says 'striking' back

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Netanyahu blames Iran for boat attack, says 'striking' back

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Monday of a recent attack on an Israeli-owned ship and said Israel was "striking back" the ...

Iran says time not 'suitable' for nuclear deal meeting

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Iran says time not 'suitable' for nuclear deal meeting

Iran said it does not consider the time to be "suitable" for an informal meeting - proposed by Europe and involving the US - on the embattled ...

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Trump eyes return to spotlight at conservative conference

Donald Trump returns to the political stage, determined to reassert his dominance over a Republican Party that is out of power.

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Pompeo claims 'many' in Saudi want normalisation with Israel

Pompeo, who served as Trump's CIA director and top diplomat, made the comments in a recorded video address to the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement.

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Yemen rebels claim Saudi strikes, threaten new attacks

Houthi forces claimed the attempted strikes that targeted Saudi Arabia the night before

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Israel's Gantz says Iran behind blast on Israeli-owned ship

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said he believes Iran is behind an explosion earlier this week on an Israeli-owned vessel in the Gulf of ...

Western Sahara returns to European Court of Justice

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Western Sahara returns to European Court of Justice

The export of goods from Western Sahara by Morocco are contested by the pro-independence Polisario Front, which will be discussed at the ...

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For Egyptian activists abroad, a growing fear

Family members of Egyptian activists now living abroad are being targeted by security forces and arrested on vague charges, as an effort by ...

Saudi Arabia thwarts Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

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Saudi Arabia thwarts Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

The Saudi-led military coalition thwarted a Houthis ballistic missile attack targeting Riyadh, state news reported.

US in balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

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US in balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

A US decision to spare Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi has frustrated campaigners.

Washington mulls suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia: report

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Washington mulls suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia: report

US may only sell defensive weapons to Saudi Arabia, which has been criticised for alleged human rights abuses in Yemen.

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