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The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights has strongly condemned the killing of two brothers that were fishing along the Egypt-Palestine maritime border.

The shooting occurred Friday as three fishermen were fishing near the Gaza-Egypt maritime frontier.

UAE to promote Dubai as 'hub for Israeli businesses'

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UAE to promote Dubai as 'hub for Israeli businesses'

A Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] was signed between the state-owned Dubai Free Zone Authority [DAFZA] and the Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce.

Egyptian arrested for smuggling narcotics in box of dates

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Egyptian arrested for smuggling narcotics in box of dates

The man was found smuggling Tramadol and marijuana inside a carton of dates.

Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

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Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

The Palestinian President is appealing to the UN after Arab states normalised with Israel.

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UN watchdog: 'Staggering' $36M embezzled in South Sudan

The UN commission and other watchdogs have long warned that officials are siphoning off millions of dollars from South Sudan's weak economy.

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Iraq planning to build nuclear reactors 'for research purposes'

Iraq is 'looking forward to restoring its position in nuclear science, which it occupied in the 1970s and 1980s', said the head of the country's ...

Sofia Nitti

Fighting fake news in Iraq's battle against Covid-19

Conspiracy theories and misinformation have surged in Iraq, where a history of dictatorship, war and political crises have undermined public ...

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

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Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

The IS self-declared 'emirate' in Libya, fell to government forces in 2016.

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Saudi dissidents launch new opposition party amid repression

A group of Saudi dissidents exiled abroad have announced the launch of a new opposition party amid a continued crackdown on freedom of ...

US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

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US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has approved 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates.

Palestinians note sharp drop in funding from Arab states

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Palestinians note sharp drop in funding from Arab states

The Palestinian Authority suspects normalisation and pressure from US President Donald Trump has led to a lack of Arab funding to ...

What does Fayez al-Sarraj's resignation mean for Libya?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

What does Fayez al-Sarraj's resignation mean for Libya?

The surprise decision to step down by the end of October has prompted speculation about the fate of Libya's conflict.

Israeli forces demolish wedding hall in occupied West Bank

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Israeli forces demolish wedding hall in occupied West Bank

A wedding hall, which also had a residential apartment, was demolished by Israel on Wednesday morning

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe files harassment claim against Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The detained dual national complained that the Revolutionary Guards, who have no authority over monitoring her furlough, harassed her at her home claiming she breached her ankle tag

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Palestinian security forces arrest supporters of UAE-based Dahlan

Former Palestinian security chief, Mohammed Dahlan, has been living in exile in the UAE.

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Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump said that he was imposing sanctions on Iranians for violating a UN arms embargo and demanded enforcement by US allies.

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Lebanese president warns of ‘hell’ if government not formed

President Michel Aoun has said that Lebanon faces ‘hell’ if a new Lebanese government is not formed amid coronavirus, an unprecedented economic ...

Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

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Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

A protest against Israeli normalisation erupted in Socotra on Saturday amid reports of an Emirati-Israeli intelligence gathering base on the ...

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UN chief says no action on Iran sanctions

Antonio Guterres told the Security Council he cannot take any action on a US declaration that all UN sanctions on Iran had been reimposed ...

Moscow slams 'illegitimate' US claims on Iran sanctions

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Moscow slams 'illegitimate' US claims on Iran sanctions

Russia said that efforts to ensure the fulfilment of the 2015 nuclear accord would be continued.

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

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The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and ...

Dahlan rebukes claims US wants him as Palestinian leader

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Dahlan rebukes claims US wants him as Palestinian leader

Mohammed Dahlan rebuffed David Friedman's remarks, saying they were 'nothing more than a deception tactic aimed at destabilising' the ...

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