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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.

Biden compares Trump to Nazi Goebbels

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Biden compares Trump to Nazi Goebbels

Biden has declared that he is ready to debate the embattled US president ahead of elections, as the pair are set to clash over a host of issues.

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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India's vaccine capacity will help 'all humanity': Modi

In his address to the virtual UN General Assembly, Modi said India will use its resources for "all humanity" to battle the spread of Covid-19.

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UAE to promote Dubai as 'hub for Israeli businesses'

A Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] was signed between the state-owned Dubai Free Zone Authority [DAFZA] and the Federation of Israeli Chambers ...

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US doubles bounty on new Islamic State leader

A $5 million bounty for information leading to the arrest of the new Islamic State leader has been doubled, US authorities said on Thursday.

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Anti-Qatar lobby erodes US press freedom with AJ+ ruling

Comment: Forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent raises serious questions about foreign influence on US politics, and is a worrying attack on ...

Germany presses Russia to release UN report on Libya

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Germany presses Russia to release UN report on Libya

The widely leaked report accuses a Kremlin-linked military contractor of violating the UN's arms embargo on Libya.

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Sudan, Oman 'to normalise ties with Israel next week'

Oman and Sudan could announce normalisation deals with Israel as soon as next week, according to reports.

Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

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Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

The Palestinian President is appealing to the UN after Arab states normalised with Israel.

US cuts aid to pro-democracy groups in Iran, Belarus

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US cuts aid to pro-democracy groups in Iran, Belarus

The Open Technology fund has stopped operations in three countries due to the cut in funding.

Almost 830,000 people affected by Sudan floods: UN

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Almost 830,000 people affected by Sudan floods: UN

The UN said nearly 830,000 people have been affected by months of severe flooding in Sudan.

Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

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Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, France and Germany held a meeting to discuss the future fo the peace process.

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IMF to monitor Sudan economic reform programme

Sudan reached out to the IMF staff to monitor its reform to establish a "strong track record" of policy and reform implementation – a key requirement for eventual debt relief.

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Pentagon vows to help Israel keep military superiority

The question of whether the United States will sell the advanced F-35 fighters to the UAE cast a cloud over the UAE-Israel ...

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Turkey hikes interest rate for first time since 2018

Turkey's central bank bank said the one-week repo rate would go from 8.25 percent to 10.25 percent.

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China running hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang

The number of detention centres in China's Xinjiang province is around 40 percent greater than previous estimates, researchers have found.

Israel's Netanyahu to meet Sudan general in Uganda: report

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Israel's Netanyahu to meet Sudan general in Uganda: report

The Israeli premier will meet with Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the leader of Sudan's transitional sovereign council, in Uganda for a second time, ...

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Iran accuses Saudis of shifting blame for 'crimes'

Iran's foreign ministry hit back at Saudi Arabia's remarks to the United Nations.

Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

Next normalisation deal 'coming in next day or two'

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Next normalisation deal 'coming in next day or two'

A third normalisation deal between Israel and a yet unnamed Arab state could be made public in the coming days, Ambassador Kelly Craft has said

France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

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France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

France has urged the international community to put pressure on Lebanese politicians to break a political deadlock and form a new government.

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