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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.

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

'It is clear Lukashenko has to go': France's Macron

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'It is clear Lukashenko has to go': France's Macron

Macron has backed the EU's decision not to recognise Lukashenko as the country's president.

Libyans caught between fear of pandemic and scepticism

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Libyans caught between fear of pandemic and scepticism

Without running water or electricity, instructions for Libyans to self-isolate bring their own set of problems.

Bahrain claims Israel normalisation will stop <em>West</em> Bank annexation

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Bahrain claims Israel normalisation will stop West Bank annexation

Bahrain's king said the normalisation deal with Israel was done in exchange for a halt to annexation, despite the Jewish state's claim to the ...

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Palestinian-Israeli doctor refused entry to flashpoint settlement

The Palestinian Israeli doctor said his denied entry into Yitzhar settlement was an 'example of the racist hatred that underlies the settlement movement'.

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Qatar refuses to assume Arab League presidency

The position of Arab League president became vacant after Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki resigned from the role.

Fatima Kried

An open letter to my motherland, Libya

Comment: Fatima Kried writes a plea for a more inclusive Libya.

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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.

Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

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Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

A Hague-based international tribunal investigating war crimes committed against Kosovo's during 1990s have arrested their first suspect.

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Saudi warns of 'oil spot' near decaying Yemen tanker

The UN has previously warned that a rupture or explosion would have catastrophic environmental and humanitarian consequences.

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.

Fatah, Hamas say deal reached on Palestinian elections

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Fatah, Hamas say deal reached on Palestinian elections

Rival Palestinian factions have agreed to hold the first general elections in nearly 15 years.

The battle to save Beirut's unique architectural heritage

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The battle to save Beirut's unique architectural heritage

In the aftermath of Beirut's explosion, citizens are fighting to protect the city's historic buildings.

Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

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Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

The IS self-declared 'emirate' in Libya, fell to government forces in 2016.

Josh Ruebner

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and Israel but backed by Britain and the US.

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US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has approved 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates.

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Israeli military concerned about fresh unrest in West Bank

Guaranteeing Israel's safety means having Palestinian stability, security officials have said.

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Zoom blocks Leila Khaled webinar after protests

The video conferencing company cited US anti-terrorism laws in cancelling the university event featuring Palestinian activist Leila Khaled.

Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

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Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

Covid-19 cases in refugee camps across the Middle East have spiked in the last month.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

What does Fayez al-Sarraj's resignation mean for Libya?

The surprise decision to step down by the end of October has prompted speculation about the fate of Libya's conflict.

Israeli forces demolish wedding hall in occupied <em>West</em> Bank

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Israeli forces demolish wedding hall in occupied West Bank

A wedding hall, which also had a residential apartment, was demolished by Israel on Wednesday morning

Erdogan urges dialogue on east Mediterranean, not 'harassment'

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Erdogan urges dialogue on east Mediterranean, not 'harassment'

Erdogan called for "sincere" dialogue to settle the growing row with Greece over Ankara's energy search in the eastern Mediterranean

Palestine resigns Arab League presidency after normalisation deals

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Palestine resigns Arab League presidency after normalisation deals

Palestine resigned its presidency of the Arab League, which began this month and was due to end next March, in protest at Bahrain and the UAE’s ...

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