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A new poll gives Fatah leader Marwan Barghouthi a lead in the polls, amid speculation that the election could be delayed due to Israeli obstacles.

The legislation would restrict arms sales to Saudi Arabia as long as the violation of dissidents' and detainees' rights continues.

US to cut emissions by 50 percent by 2030

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US to cut emissions by 50 percent by 2030

Facebook disabled accounts used by the Palestinian Authority's internal intelligence organisation to spy on journalists, human rights activists and political opponents.

Iran's support for Houthis 'threatens peace' in Yemen: US

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Iran's support for Houthis 'threatens peace' in Yemen: US

A leading US official warned that Iran's support for Houthi rebels is threatening peace efforts in Yemen.

US gives Iran 'examples' of sanctions it could lift

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US gives Iran 'examples' of sanctions it could lift

The United States has revealed a set of possible sanctions it could lift if Iran under a return to a nuclear accord.

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Publisher to release ex-VP Pence's memoir despite objections

The memoir of former vice president Mike Pence is to be published, despite protests by staff.

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

Karen Dabrowska

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

In-depth: Yemen's most isolated province has largely been spared the horrors of war, but it now faces destabilisation due to a geopolitical ...

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Ilhan Omar leads campaign against Biden's refugee policy

President Biden’s announcements on refugee numbers have been met with strong criticism from within the Democratic Party.

Turkey says Afghanistan peace talks postponed

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Turkey says Afghanistan peace talks postponed

Ankara's top diplomat said that after consultations with Doha, the UN and Washington, Turkey decided there was 'no need to rush' the ...

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First woman ever seeks Syrian presidential bid

Faten Ali Nahar, a 50-year-old Damascus resident, has nominated herself in an election which is certain to be won by President Bashar Al- Assad.

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

What's driving Turkey and Ukraine's growing alliance?

Fuad Shahbazov

What's driving Turkey and Ukraine's growing alliance?

Analysis: Turkey's influence in Ukraine has steadily increased in recent years. Amid heightened tensions with Russia, the Ankara-Kyiv alliance ...

US envoy to Moscow returning to US for consultations

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US envoy to Moscow returning to US for consultations

The US envoy to Moscow will return to Washington for consultations.

Possibility of 'interim deal' with Iran nuclear talks

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Possibility of 'interim deal' with Iran nuclear talks

The nuclear talks in Vienna could produce an interim deal, allowing for more time for further expansive talks.

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Russia says Iran nuclear talks enter 'drafting stage'

A Russian diplomat taking part in talks to save the landmark Iran nuclear deal said Monday that the negotiations had entered 'the drafting stage'.

Sayed Jalal Shajjan

Afghanistan's fragile future: The end of America's 'forever war'

Analysis: The future of the Afghan government looks bleak after the US military withdrawal, with the Taliban sensing victory.

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Palestinian electoral authorities identify voting centres in East Jerusalem

The Palestinian Central Election Committee has found six voting centres in occupied East Jerusalem, but the ability to use them are subject to ...

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Iraq PM hints at progress on coalition troop withdrawal

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi praised the readiness of Iraqi forces to assume the anti-IS combat role when coalition troops leave.

Military officials advised Biden to leave ‘residual Afghan force'

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Military officials advised Biden to leave ‘residual Afghan force'

Senior US military leaders reportedly believe there could be a resurgence of Al-Qaeda or that the Taliban could take Kabul.

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HRW urges Biden to protect rights in Afghanistan

Fears are rampant that a power vacuum left by Washington's departure could threaten key human rights gains.

Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces: officials

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Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces: officials

The rebels see Marib as a strategic prize that will give them more bargaining power in peace talks that Washington says must begin soon.

Saudi, Iranian officials hold direct talks in Baghdad: report

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Saudi, Iranian officials hold direct talks in Baghdad: report

The first round of the talks, which marked the first major negotiations between Riyadh and Tehran since 2016, were held on April 9.

Sudanese leader says Bashir may be handed to ICC

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Sudanese leader says Bashir may be handed to ICC

The head of Sudan's Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, said the country may hand over ousted dictator Omar Bashir to the International ...

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