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Amman has said the success of Israel's peace accord with the UAE will depend on it ending 'violations of Palestinian rights'.

Both the Palestinian Authority and its rival Hamas have rejected the normalisation deal between Israel and the UAE.

Bahrain welcomes UAE-Israel deal as boosting peace

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Bahrain welcomes UAE-Israel deal as boosting peace

The Gulf state has also warmed towards Israel in recent years.

8 children die in Syria camp for IS families

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8 children die in Syria camp for IS families

The detainees at al-Hol consist of the wives of IS fighters and their children, who were captured or surrendered to Kurdish forces.

Egypt's Sisi praises normalisation of Israel-UAE ties

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Egypt's Sisi praises normalisation of Israel-UAE ties

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he appreciated the 'efforts... for the prosperity and stability of our region'.

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Amnesty condemns Egypt's 'outrageous' prosecution of TikTok influencers

Amnesty has criticised the 'absurd' charges levelled against 10 Egyptian TikTok influencers, condemning the draconian policing of women's bodies and their right to earn an independent living.

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Saudi Arabian King Salman arrives in NEOM for 'rest'

The Saudi King arrived in the NEOM economic zone for 'rest and relaxation,' as killed, evicted tribes call for an end of the megacity ...

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Trump announces 'historic peace agreement' between Israel, UAE

Israeli and UAE delegations will meet in the coming weeks to sign bilateral agreements regarding investment, tourism, direct flights, security ...

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Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader dies in Egypt prison: lawyer

After being alerted to to the incident, prison authorities reportedly made no attempt to save Essam al-Erian, who died of a heart ...

Turkey-US talks to establish demilitarized zone in central Libya

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Turkey-US talks to establish demilitarized zone in central Libya

The demilitarised zone would include the oil-rich city of Sirte where Russian mercenaries are believed to hold growing influence.

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Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

Rabaa wasn't just a coup, but a totalitarian beginning

Sam Hamad

Rabaa wasn't just a coup, but a totalitarian beginning

Comment: Seven years after the massacre, it's clear that the violence at Rabaa marked the dawn of a new era ruled by fear and state control, ...

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

Islamic State threat 'growing' in west Syria

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Islamic State threat 'growing' in west Syria

Conditions in the region controlled by Syrian regime are now "as bad or worse" than they were leading up to the rise of IS, the general warned.

US says Iran forces board ship in international waters

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US says Iran forces board ship in international waters

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a US military official said ...

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Facebook donates $2.1 million relief fund to crisis-hit Lebanon

A $2.1 million relief and recovery fund will be sent to Lebanon from Facebook, the social networking giant confirmed on Wednesday.

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Jordan to close Syria border over coronavirus cases

The border crossing between Syria and Jordan will be closed for a week, Amman said on Wednesday.

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Lebanon prosecutor to question ministers over Beirut blast

A number of ministers in Lebanon will soon face questioning over the deadly Beirut port blast, a judicial official said on Wednesday, as ...

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Arab tribal leader urges armed resistance against SDF

In an interview with a pro-regime news site, Nuwaf Al-Bashir claimed that tribesmen were ready to launch an armed resistance against ...

Syria's Assad suffers drop in blood pressure mid-speech

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Syria's Assad suffers drop in blood pressure mid-speech

The presidency's Facebook page posted that the speech would be aired later Wednesday after an initial delay.

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Beirut buries more of its dead as world mobilises

Top foreign diplomats kept streaming into traumatised Beirut to show solidarity as Lebanon continues to bury more of its dead.

Beirut blast raises fears in Iraq of weapons stockpiles

Azhar Al-Rubaie

Beirut blast raises fears in Iraq of weapons stockpiles

In Iraq, where weapons are stored in urban centres and unexploded bombs litter border areas, fears of a catastrophe are acute.

Qatar rejects UAE's life sentence against Omani citizen

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Qatar rejects UAE's life sentence against Omani citizen

Qatar has condemned the UAE after it upheld a life sentence against 21-year-old Abdullah Al Shamsi.

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Analysis: The pact between Athens and Cairo is part of a wider regional battle for influence in the Mediterranean.

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