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Palestinian Bedouins may be forced out of their villagew after a long court battle, with the Israeli military declaring the Masafer Yatta area a firing zone.

Record numbers of America's newest citizens are casting their ballot for the first time in the 2020 election.

Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

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Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

A number of high-level Palestinian officials have tested positive for Covid-19, including Saeb Erekat.

Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

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Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

Prime Minister Kadhimi said Iraq is walking a tight rope between Iran and US, as relations deteriorate between the two countries.

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

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Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

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Israel brands Palestinian student group as ‘terrorist’

Israel has declared the student branch of the left-wing Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine to be a ‘terrorist’ organisation

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Pro-regime Syrian cleric killed in car bomb near Damascus

Adnan al-Afiyuni, the pro-regime mufti of Damascus province, has been killed in a car bomb attack near Syria’s capital.

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US strike kills 14 Islamist militants in northwestern Syria

The US Army says it has carried out a drone strike against Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province.

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Palestinians sue Britain for 1917 Balfour Declaration

Palestinian lawyers have filed a suit against the British government for the 1917 Balfour Declaration, which promised a ‘national home’ for the ...

Israeli delegation visited Sudan in push to normalise ties

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Israeli delegation visited Sudan in push to normalise ties

An Israeli delegation visited the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday in order to pave the way for the normalisation of relations, amid ...

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Palestinian hunger-striker entering 'critical phase': ICRC

The ICRC said it had been 'closely monitoring' the situation, including a visit with Akhras on Thursday

Kuwaiti patient cuts off Egyptian doctor's tongue

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Kuwaiti patient cuts off Egyptian doctor's tongue

A Kuwaiti patient beat and cut off the tongue of an Egyptian doctor during an ear examination.

Anger as Iraqi bank offers 'second wife loans'

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Anger as Iraqi bank offers 'second wife loans'

The government-owned Al-Rasheed bank is offering over $8,000 to male employees who wish to take on a second wife.

Saad Hariri named new Lebanon PM, promises reform cabinet

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Saad Hariri named new Lebanon PM, promises reform cabinet

President Michel Aoun named Hariri to form a new cabinet to lift the country out of crisis after most parliamentary blocs backed his nomination.

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Charles W. Dunne

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Comment: Differences in Middle East foreign policy between Trump and Biden show two very different visions of America’s place in the world, ...

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Egypt kills 49 in 'outrageous' mass executions: HRW

Human Rights Watch has called for Egypt to 'immediately halt' carrying out death sentences.

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Sudan to normalise ties with Israel this weekend: officials

Khartoum will announce it has normalised ties with Israel this weekend, Israeli media reported.

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Women golfers urged to skip Saudi tour

A coalition of NGOs have called on organisers and participants to scrap this year's Ladies European Tour golf week in Saudi Arabia.

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Biden could reset US ties with Saudi Arabia: report

Saudi Arabia could be set for a new relationship with the US, if Joe Biden win's next month's election.

Sudan protester killed as police clear streets: medics

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Sudan protester killed as police clear streets: medics

At least 14 protesters were also wounded and more suffered breathing difficulties as a result of the 'extreme violence,' medics said.

Marcus Montgomery

US Electoral College 2020: Current projections and future uncertainty

Can Joe Biden swing the Electoral College system in his favour? What the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the 2020 election could mean ...

Death of pregnant Palestinian woman sparks domestic abuse fears

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Death of pregnant Palestinian woman sparks domestic abuse fears

A pregnant Palestinian woman was found dead in her home, in the latest case of domestic abuse in the occupied West Bank.

45 lawmakers urge US to boycott Saudi-hosted G20

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45 lawmakers urge US to boycott Saudi-hosted G20

The US government has been urged to boycott next month's G20 summit in Riyadh over the kingdom's rights violations.

Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

Mohamad Karkas

Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

Destruction, displacement, a financial crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic have posed intractable challenges to Idlib's education system. But its ...

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