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The US slapped sanctions on Syria's central bank chief, as well as other 16 other people and institutions.

Kuwait's late ruler Sheikh Sabah was laid to rest following the swearing-in of his successor.

Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

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Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

Ankara has denied accusations it is already involved in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia but has said it will send military support if Baku requests it.

Trump's Supreme Court nominee represented Iranian exile group

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Trump's Supreme Court nominee represented Iranian exile group

Amy Coney Barrett was on a team of lawyers representing the National Council of Resistance of Iran, an Iranian opposition group then listed as a ...

Biden must pledge to do better than his record

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Biden must pledge to do better than his record

Comment: If Biden does not acknowledge the failures of the past, and tasks his team with reinstating the status quo, a better result can hardly ...

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BDS win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

Columbia University has become the latest institution to stand with Palestine on Tuesday after voting to divest from companies that do business in Israel.

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Trump administration considers imposing new Iran sanctions

The Trump administration is considering imposing new sanctions on Iran to isolate its economy 'from the world'.

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Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

Comment: Qatar has reiterated its steadfast commitment to the Arab Peace Initiative, despite Washington's push for normalisation, writes Giorgio ...

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Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row

The United States on Monday called on Greece and Turkey to find "good solutions" to a tense Mediterranean territorial dispute after the ...

Trump 'retreated' from supporting Qatar blockade: defence minister

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Trump 'retreated' from supporting Qatar blockade: defence minister

Qatar's Defence Minister Khalid Al-Attiyah said that Donald Trump has abandoned his support for blockading countries.

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Iran Guards unveil new naval ballistic missile

A new naval ballistic missile with a potential range of over 700 kilometres (430 miles) was unveiled by Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Sunday.

Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

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Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

Sudanese exiles from the US, Britain and the Gulf have returned to fill government posts and succeed figures in Bashir's Islamist regime.

Qatar Airways gets $2.0 bln aid after huge loss

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Qatar Airways gets $2.0 bln aid after huge loss

Qatar Airways said it received $2.0 billion in state aid to weather the coronavirus crisis, as it posted huge annual losses after ...

Sudanese PM says debate needed before normalisation with Israel

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Sudanese PM says debate needed before normalisation with Israel

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that a deep debate was needed within society before any normalisation deal was signed with ...

Lebanon reels after government formation efforts collapse

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Lebanon reels after government formation efforts collapse

Lebanon is facing a grim and uncertain future after efforts to form a new government under former prime-minister designate Mustafa Adib ...

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Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from Israeli occupation have failed to materialize.

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'Palestine is priceless': Sudanese activists launch online anti-normalisation campaign

As reports surfaced suggesting Sudan's plans to normalise relations with Israel, Sudanese activists took to social media to denounce the ...

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No peace for Palestinians without statehood: Moroccan PM

Saadeddine Othmani's comments come a month after his country rejected moves to follow Bahrain and the UAE in signing diplomatic pacts to ...

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US threatens to close Iraq embassy unless rocket-attacks cease

The US has threatened to close its embassy and remove its remaining troops from Iraq amid ongoing rocket attacks by militias, potentially ...

Qatar Airways says losses reach $1.9B amid pandemic, boycott

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Qatar Airways says losses reach $1.9B amid pandemic, boycott

Long-haul carrier Qatar Airways on Sunday reported revenue losses of $1.9 billion for the past year.

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Deadly fighting between Azerbaijani, Armenian forces in Nagorny-Karabakh

Fighting has broken out in Azerbaijan’s breakaway region of Nagorny-Karabakh, which is controlled by Armenian separatists, and both sides say ...

Israel to hold talks with Lebanon on sea border

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Israel to hold talks with Lebanon on sea border

Lebanese, Israeli and US representatives are likely to attend a video conference to discuss the maritime dispute.

Malaysia PM criticises UN over coronavirus response

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Malaysia PM criticises UN over coronavirus response

Muhyiddin Yassin called the United Nations' response to the covid-19 pandemic 'rather slow'.

Rouhani condemns US for 'crimes' against Iran

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Rouhani condemns US for 'crimes' against Iran

People should blame Washington for the "crimes and pressure" facing Iran, Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday.

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