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The US military flew Bahrain's late Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa in for treatment shortly before he died.

Holding office until his death at 84, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa was one of the world's longest-serving prime ministers.

Bahrain's long-serving prime minister dies at age 84

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Bahrain's long-serving prime minister dies at age 84

Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa was one of the world's longest serving prime ministers.

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

Fire erupts, burns down tents at Greek refugee camp

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Fire erupts, burns down tents at Greek refugee camp

A fire broke out early in the refugee camp on earthquake hit Greece's Samos island burning down 15 tents, the Migration Ministry said.

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Prominent MbZ aide mocks Turkey earthquake victims

A social media personality from the UAE has mocked the victims of Friday's deadly earthquake, with one even saying he wished the tremor had hit Istanbul.

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Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

In an apparent bid to reach out to Muslims, Macron gave a long interview setting out his vision to Qatar-based TV channel Al-Jazeera, ...

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New arrest after France church attack, security tightened

A 47-year-old is being questioned by French police in connection to Thursday's deadly attack at a Nice cathedral.

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UK won’t charge UAE minister for alleged sexual assault

Prosecutors in the UK said that they would not bring any charges against the UAE Minister for Tolerance after a British woman accused him of ...

US Electoral College 2020: Current projections and future uncertainty

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 ...

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Turkish Cypriots elect pro-Erdogan presidential candidate

Ersin Tatar, a right-wing candidate favoured by Turkish President Erdogan, has narrowly won presidential elections in the unrecognised Turkish ...

Egypt fears worst for lost locals going to Europe

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Egypt fears worst for lost locals going to Europe

Concerns over a group of 15 men that set off toward Europe have increased in Egypt.

Athens demands Turkey probe Greek flag vandalism

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Athens demands Turkey probe Greek flag vandalism

Greece has been angered by the vandalism of its national flag by suspected Turkish tourists.

TNA Voice Podcast: Bahrain-UAE-Israeli normalisation, Greece's Moria camp burns

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TNA Voice Podcast: Bahrain-UAE-Israeli normalisation, Greece's Moria camp burns

Our podcast bringing you compelling stories from the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond.

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

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 ...

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Lebanon's president renews calls for return of Syrian refugees

In a UN address marking its 75th anniversary, Aoun said his country can no longer afford to host Syrian refugees.

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Normalisation: US issues security alert for citizens in Bahrain

The United States Embassy in Bahrain warned American citizens in the Gulf kingdom of the "need for caution", days after Manama signed a ...

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Bahrain says it broke up Iran-backed militant attack plot

Bahraini authorities say that they foiled a plot by Iran-backed militants to attack diplomats and foreigners earlier this year amid heightened ...

Emile Nakhleh

Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

Comment: Bahrain's decision to normalise ties with Israel is a boon for authoritarianism and autocracy, and one that endangers Arabs both ...

Turkey offered Egypt exclusive maritime jurisdiction, Cavusoglu says

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Turkey offered Egypt exclusive maritime jurisdiction, Cavusoglu says

In an interview with CNN Türk, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Egypt's maritime deal struck with Greece had recognised Turkey's ...

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

Keira Dignan

Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

The fire that destroyed Greece's Moria refugee camp highlights the failure of a political calculus designed to create misery.

Former Zanzibar sultan settles in Oman

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Former Zanzibar sultan settles in Oman

Former Zanzibar Sultan Jamshid bin Abdullah Al-Said is believed to have landed in Oman after living for 50 years in the United Kingdom.

Bahrain to recognise Israel in latest normalisation pact

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Bahrain to recognise Israel in latest normalisation pact

Bahrain will be the fourth Arab state to normalise relations with Israel following Egypt (1979), Jordan (1994) and the UAE (2020).

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