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A team of hitmen was allegedly sent to Canada by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shortly after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

Brian Hook will move to the private sector after leading the Trump administration's 'maximum pressure' campaign on Iran.

Beirut a 'wake-up call' for Israel's Haifa, warns mayor

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Beirut a 'wake-up call' for Israel's Haifa, warns mayor

The mayor of Haifa, home to Israel's largest industrial area, warned of a scenario similar to the Beirut explosion could strike the city.

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

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 ...

Israel, Hezbollah 'don't want new war': Experts

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Israel, Hezbollah 'don't want new war': Experts

Tensions between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah spiked last Monday along the UN-demarcated Blue Line after months of relative calm.

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UAE tells Turkey to keep out of Arab affairs

The UAE told Turkey it could no longer behave like the Ottoman empire, hitting back at Ankara's criticism of Abu Dhabi's support for Libyan warlord Haftar

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Turkey condemns UAE's 'malicious' acts in Libya

Turkey's defence minister warned Abu Dhabi that its actions in the Libyan conflict were being recorded and it will face accountability in the ...

Alainna Liloia

Loujain al-Hathloul turns 31 in a Saudi prison cell

Comment: Loujain al-Hathloul's imprisonment and torture is an international problem, and it requires an international solution, writes Alainna ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

Lebanon's alliance with the US has run its course

Michal Kranz

Lebanon's alliance with the US has run its course

Comment: Unless the US takes serious steps to repair the relationship, there will be few incentives left for the Lebanese to keep the alliance ...

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Two anti-government protesters killed by police in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces killed two protesters taking part in demonstrations on Monday, local reports confirmed.

Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

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Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

Trump faces possible humiliation at the hands of Biden, a man he derides as "sleepy" and mentally incompetent, yet who leads by double digits in ...

Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

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Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

Oil pollution in Syria has been a growing concern since the 2011 onset of the civil war.

First prayers in 86 years held at Hagia Sophia

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First prayers in 86 years held at Hagia Sophia

Thousands of people gathered for worship at the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul as it controversially reopened as a mosque after being used as a museum ...

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Stasa Salacanin

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

Hanan Zaffar

The violent toll of Hindu nationalism on India’s Christians

The rise of Hindu nationalism has fuelled unprecedented vigilante violence against India's Christians.

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Qatar Airways seeks $5bn compensation over airspace closure

"These measures specifically targeted Qatar Airways, with the objective of shuttering Qatar Airways' local operations."

Khaled A. Beydoun

Just Do It: Stop forced Uighur labour in China

Comment: American consumers must use the power of the purse to protest the use of Uighur labour in the supply chains of global brands, writes ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Ports in the Horn of Africa risk becoming new flashpoints in Middle East rivalries.

Trump to relaunch his coronavirus briefings as polls slide

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Trump to relaunch his coronavirus briefings as polls slide

US President Donald Trump said he will soon resume his televised coronavirus briefings, signalling a bid to regain control of the message.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia weaponises aid as Syrians go hungry

Aid has been a bargaining tool by powers in the Syria war, but with the coronavirus crisis sweeping through the country it has become a matter ...

Trump says Biden is 'mentally shot'

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Trump says Biden is 'mentally shot'

Trump assailed likely opponent Joe Biden as "not competent" to lead the United States, speaking as polls over the weekend showed ...

Turkey's Hagia Sophia mosque conversion 'forbidden': Egypt mufti

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Turkey's Hagia Sophia mosque conversion 'forbidden': Egypt mufti

Egypt’s grand mufti, Shawky Allam said Turkey's conversion of the Hagia Sophia into a mosque is forbidden in Islam.

Shamima Begum allowed UK return for citizenship battle

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Shamima Begum allowed UK return for citizenship battle

The ruling in her favour means Begum could appear before a court in London, despite UK authorities continuously declaring they would not help ...

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