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Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security partnerships with the Syrian regime.

Iran's proxies have dealt a humiliating blow to Iraq's newly incumbent Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who has now exposed the limits of his power and reach.

Turkey demands French apology over Mediterranean naval incident

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Turkey demands French apology over Mediterranean naval incident

The French government has announced it is halting its participation in Sea Guardian, a NATO mission to provide maritime security in the Mediterranean

Hamas tests rockets to warn Israel over annexation plan

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Hamas tests rockets to warn Israel over annexation plan

The showcase launch of about 20 test rockets from the coastal Palestinian territory came as thousands of people in Gaza City answered Hamas ...

Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

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Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

The surprise visit from the Greek offical is the latest sign of deepening ties between Athens and Haftar

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US 'considering military force' against Iran's nuclear programme

The US said it is not ruling out military action to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

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US pushes for 'indefinite' Iran arms embargo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo against Iran indefinitely, as Russia and ...

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Libyan mufti orders Muslims to fight imminent 'Russian invasion'

Russians have "begun to penetrate cities, airports and oil fields, in order to gradually take control of Libyan lands and plunder its wealth," ...

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Israel praises Saudi FM for tough stance on Iran

Israel's foreign ministry retweeted a quote given by Saudi FM Adel Al-Jubeir calling Iran the 'world's number one terror sponsor', concurring ...

Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine rises up against broken government promises

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Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine rises up against broken government promises

In-depth: Tunisia's south has long been marginalised, with successive governments since the revolution unable or unwilling to address the ...

Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal responsibility' in Libya

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Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal responsibility' in Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron accused fellow NATO member Turkey of "criminal responsibility" over its involvement in the Libyan conflict, in ...

Saudi, US push for extension of Iran <em>arms</em> embargo

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Saudi, US push for extension of Iran arms embargo

US and Saudi officials called for extending a UN arms embargo on Iran, warning of major implications for regional security, accusing ...

Popular Egyptian actress Elham Shahin reveals meeting with Assad

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Popular Egyptian actress Elham Shahin reveals meeting with Assad

The Egyptian actress said she met the embattled Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

Biden slams Trump over alleged Russia-Taliban bounty intelligence

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Biden slams Trump over alleged Russia-Taliban bounty intelligence

Joe Biden has become the latest to criticise the US president over allegations he was briefed on intelligence that reportedly showed Russia had ...

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White House denies Trump briefed on Russia-Taliban bounty intelligence

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said "neither the President nor the Vice President were briefed on the alleged Russian bounty intelligence."

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Satellite image: Iran blast was near suspected missile site

The blast shook homes, rattled windows and lit up the horizon early Friday in the Alborz Mountains.

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Taliban reject claims Russia aided attacks on US troops

The Taliban rejected a report claiming their fighters had received incentives from Russia to carry out attacks against US troops in Afghanistan.

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L'Oreal to remove words like 'whitening' from products

L'Oreal has announced it would be removing words such as "whitening" and "fair" from its products amid the Black Lives Matter protests.

Trump slammed for inaction over 'Russian bounties' in Afghanistan

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Trump slammed for inaction over 'Russian bounties' in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has been slammed for failing to respond to intelligence accusing Russia of offering rewards to Taliban-linked ...

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Trump mulls ending congressional review of foreign arms sales

Donald Trump may put an end to a decades-long practise of reviewing arms sales to foreign governments over humanitarian concerns.

US thinks Russia spies aided Taliban attacks: report

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US thinks Russia spies aided Taliban attacks: report

The Trump administration believes Russian spies aided attacks against US forces in Afghanistan by offering bounties to the militants.

The Iraq Report: Showdown between government and Iran-backed militias

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The Iraq Report: Showdown between government and Iran-backed militias

Iraq's new prime minister has sent the elite CTS force to arrest members of Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah, accused of targeting US soldiers. The ...

Palestinian journalist faces four criminal charges over Facebook post

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Palestinian journalist faces four criminal charges over Facebook post

Sami al-Sai, who was detained over a video about watermelons, has been subject to years-long 'systemic' harassment and torture by the ...

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