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Kamala Harris is set to become the first female vice president in United States history; she will also be the first Black or South Asian vice president.

Salim Ayyash was found guilty in absentia of murder by a UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Netherlands on August 18.

Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

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Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

Rising to power by claiming to fix the US, Donald Trump has left a turbulent legacy.

QAnon promoter wins seat in US Congress

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QAnon promoter wins seat in US Congress

Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, who had never run for political office before, was well ahead and projected to win her race for US House ...

Government bid to defend Trump in rape case rejected

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Government bid to defend Trump in rape case rejected

An attempt by the US Justice Department to defend Donald Trump against a lawsuit by a prominent American columnist who says the president raped ...

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MbS 'feared violent reprisal' over a Saudi-Israel normalisation deal

Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban claimed the prince made the remarks after the UAE and Bahrain's deal with Israel.

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In US election, Biden is out-advertising Trump

Barack Obama's former vice president is projected to spend twice as much as the Republican billionaire incumbent on television ...

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Turkey seeks aggravated life sentence for American scholar

US academic Henri Barkey and Turkish civil society figure Osman Kavala are accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt against the government ...

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An unpopular Macron invokes the anti-Muslim playbook

Comment: Macron's tirade against 'Islamist separatism' is nothing but a racist and malicious attempt to win votes, writes Yasser Louati.

Assad’s cousin accuses regime figures of robbing Syrian people

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Assad’s cousin accuses regime figures of robbing Syrian people

Bashar al-Assad’s estranged cousin Rami Makhlouf, who fell out with the regime in 2019, has accused figures close to the Syrian dictator of ...

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Trump, Biden head into first debate for presidency

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will meet in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first of three televised debates.

Biden compares Trump to Nazi Goebbels

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Biden compares Trump to Nazi Goebbels

Biden has declared that he is ready to debate the embattled US president ahead of elections, as the pair are set to clash over a host of issues.

Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's short-lived PM-designate

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Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's short-lived PM-designate

Opposition groups representing the protest movement that erupted last year had reportedly rejected Adib's nomination before it was even ...

Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

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Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

Dozens of current and former employees of President Bashar al-Assad's embattled billionaire cousin Rami Makhlouf have been released.

Abramovich funded controversial Israeli settler group, FinCEN leaks reveal

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Abramovich funded controversial Israeli settler group, FinCEN leaks reveal

The Chelsea FC owner has been revealed as the director of companies that together gave $100 million to Elad, an Israeli settler group accused of ...

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Saudi pro-government Twitter storm 'bullies' Bloomberg affiliate into censorship

As journalist Jad Ghosn announced he was hired by Bloomberg Asharq, pro-Saudi bots unearthed his tweets criticising Riyadh, exposing the editorial limits of Middle East-based partnerships with Western media oultets

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Lebanon's PM-designate vows reforms, new IMF talks

In a televised speech, Mustapha Adib said there is 'a need to form a government in record time and to begin implementing reforms immediately'.

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Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's new PM-designate

Mustapha Adib was nominated to become Lebanon's new prime minister on Monday.

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MENA billionaires earned double cost of Beirut repairs

The Middle East's 21 billionaires have amassed $63 million every day since March, a combined bounty double the amount needed to repair the ...

Assad awards duty-free contract to Rami Makhlouf’s brother

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Assad awards duty-free contract to Rami Makhlouf’s brother

Bashar al-Assad has awarded a contract to operate Syria’s duty-free shops to the brother of Rami Makhlouf, Assad’s billionaire ...

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Hariri murder verdict disappoints ex-PM supporters in Lebanon

Supporters of the late Rafic Hariri said they were disappointed over the verdict of his assassination.

Saudi calls for Hezbollah's 'punishment' after Hariri verdict

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Saudi calls for Hezbollah's 'punishment' after Hariri verdict

Saudi Arabia has called for Hezbollah to be punished after Hezbollah-linked Salim Ayyash over Rafic Hariri's murder.

Saad Hariri accepts UN tribunal's verdict on father's killing

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Saad Hariri accepts UN tribunal's verdict on father's killing

Saad Hariri said the verdict demonstrated the court's objectivity and 'high credibility'.

Tribunal starts verdict in Rafik Hariri's 2005 murder

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Tribunal starts verdict in Rafik Hariri's 2005 murder

Judges said there was no evidence to directly link Syria -- the former military overlord in Lebanon -- or Hezbollah's leadership to the attack.

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