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US civil rights groups have denounced Anthony Blinken's opposition to the ICC investigation, noting that it concerns war crimes in illegally occupied territories.

Georgia and Arkansas are the latest in a string of US states addressing the right to boycott Israel.

Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

Brooke Anderson

Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

In-depth: At this year’s CPAC, Donald Trump boasted of his policy victories in the Middle East, but his erratic legacy is probably more liability than asset for the Biden administration.

Berlin calls in Moroccan ambassador over diplomatic tensions

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Berlin calls in Moroccan ambassador over diplomatic tensions

Berlin called in the Moroccan ambassador in Berlin for 'urgent' talks, after Rabat said it had suspended contacts with Germany's embassy.

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 ...

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Morocco cuts contacts with German embassy in Western Sahara

Morocco has suspended contacts with the German embassy, the foreign minister announced in a letter.

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US, Russia warships dock in strategic Sudan port

US and Russia sent warships to dock in Sudan port after Washington delisted Khartoum as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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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.

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Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

Pro-independence rebels fighting Morocco for Western Sahara said the United Nations was responsible for "political deadlock" over the disputed ...

Pompeo claims 'many' in Saudi want normalisation with <em>Israel</em>

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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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Israel's Gantz held secret meeting with Jordan king: report

Relations between Israel and Jordan have been strained over the past year.

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 ...

<em>US</em> envoy to UN: Washington will defend <em>Israel</em>

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US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

Miles told the UN that Washington will continue to combat criticisms of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.

Rabbi for GCC Jewish community prays for MbS

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Rabbi for GCC Jewish community prays for MbS

"We are pleased to join our wishes for these prayers, calling for his full health and wellness," the Israel in Arabic account tweeted.

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

Horriya Marzouk

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

In-depth: A $200 million arms deal with Cairo has led many to question the seriousness of Biden's vow to take a tougher stance on human rights ...

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Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus

Joe Biden’s administration is seeking reach out to the Palestinian leadership and engage both sides in a lasting solution.

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Israel 'rewards' allies with surplus Covid-19 vaccines

Honduras, the Czech Republic, and Guatemala have all opened or promised to open diplomatic offices in Jerusalem.

Alex Kassidiaris

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Analysis: Israel had long rejected ties with Kosovo, but amid shifting diplomatic alliances mutual recognition could extend Tel Aviv's ...

Abeer Ayyoub

Palestinian elections: The view from Gaza

In-depth: Fifteen years after Palestinians last went to the polls, Gazans have seen their living conditions drastically deteriorate. For most, ...

<em>Israel</em> planning to 'use Covid-19 vaccines to buy normalisation'

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Israel planning to 'use Covid-19 vaccines to buy normalisation'

The Israeli government could use the Covid-19 vaccine to establish relations with an undisclosed nation, an official said.

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Judoka who fled Iran wins silver at Israel tournament

Saeid Mollaei, who fled Iran after refusing to obey an order to lose a fight to avoid Israeli opponent, represented Mongolia in the Tel Aviv ...

Islamist party says not responsible for Morocco-<em>Israel</em> normalisation

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Islamist party says not responsible for Morocco-Israel normalisation

Abdelilah Benkirane said that his Justice and Development Party, which currently holds the Moroccan premiership, did not make the decision to ...

<em>Israel</em>, <em>US</em> begin developing next generation missiles

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Israel, US begin developing next generation missiles

The Israeli Ministry of Defence and the US Missile Defence Agency have begun work on a new generation of anti-ballistic 'Arrow-4' ...

Amnesty says urgent healthcare needed for Saudi-detained Hamas representative

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Amnesty says urgent healthcare needed for Saudi-detained Hamas representative

Mohammed Al-Khudari, Hamas's representative to Saudi Arabia, has lost the ability to move his right hand and was receiving cancer treatment when ...

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