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Analysis: While the GCC summit constituted a historic breakthrough, it merely addressed a symptom of the Gulf crisis without resolving its root causes.

Yemen, Afghanistan and Syria are the countries most at risk according to the IRC Emergency Watchlist for 2021.

UAE pledges to reduce carbon emissions by 25 percent

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UAE pledges to reduce carbon emissions by 25 percent

The ruler of Dubai has submitted an ambitious plan to cut the UAE’s emission by a quarter by 2030 and implement a host of cleaner energy alternatives.

Covid-19 pandemic will not be the last: WHO chief

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Covid-19 pandemic will not be the last: WHO chief

The World Health Organization's chief said this year's Covid-19 pandemic will not be the last, noting mankind must tackle climate ...

With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

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With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

Brexiteers will be waving goodbye to a US led by Donald Trump, as Joe Biden is set to take over.

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Biden policies 'deeply problematic' to Israel, Saudi Arabia

A former US ambassador to Israel and a Middle East expert at the Council on Foreign relations have said that Biden's foreign policy could upset Israel and Saudi Arabia

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Biden to pick Buttigieg as transportation chief: reports

It's long been clear that Joe Biden would find some role for Pete Buttigieg in his administration.

Brooke Anderson

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

In-depth: Georgia's Muslim community is spearheading a grassroots campaign to get voters to the polls ahead of two runoff races which could ...

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UN says emergency aid needs exploding due to pandemic

A UN report has found that one in 33 people worldwide will be in need of aid in 2021.

Pakistan frees left-wing activist after nine years

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Pakistan frees left-wing activist after nine years

Pakistan has freed a left-wing political activist who was serving a life sentence in the contested Kashmir region.

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Activists campaign to include Arab-Americans in US school curricula

Arab-Americans are campaigning to be included in a new ethnic studies curriculum being rolled out in California.

Biden cabinet picks promise calm after Trump upheaval

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Biden cabinet picks promise calm after Trump upheaval

Biden is set to announce his first cabinet picks on Tuesday and the names being floated signal the Democrat's overriding desire to lower the ...

G20 throws weight behind global Covid-19 vaccine access

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G20 throws weight behind global Covid-19 vaccine access

A coronavirus vaccine was high on the agenda at the G20 summit.

Donald Trump to take part in virtual G20 summit

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Donald Trump to take part in virtual G20 summit

Donald Trump will take part in the summit, which will be held remotely due to coronavirus restrictions.

Youth activists in Iraq are waging a 'green revolution'

Nazli Tarzi

Youth activists in Iraq are waging a 'green revolution'

The youth-led initiative 'Green Iraq' is planting thousands of trees across the country to transform sprawling cities and deserts.

Hugh Lovatt

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Analysis: The Palestinian leadership must escape the illusion that Biden will significantly challenge Israeli policy, let alone deliver Palestinian statehood.

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Biden speaks to Trump allies Netanyahu, Modi

US President-elect Joe Biden held his first talks since his victory with the prime ministers of Israel and India.

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Pompeo heads to see allies turning page on Trump

With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Mike Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, has dug in ...

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Trump fires defence chief Esper

Trump is also believed to be considering dismissing FBI Director Chris Wray and CIA Director Gina Haspel, angered that they did not support his ...

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Sam Hamad

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins ...

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Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit ...

Joe Biden set to roll back controversial Trump policies

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Joe Biden set to roll back controversial Trump policies

The Democratic president-elect plans major changes in immigration, healthcare and climate policy.

Jordan's parliamentary elections: New challenges, old expectations

Victoria Silva

Jordan's parliamentary elections: New challenges, old expectations

In-depth: Amid a raging pandemic, campaign restrictions have allowed a new generation of candidates to enter the fray. For most Jordanians, ...

World leaders congratulate Biden on 'historic' win

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World leaders congratulate Biden on 'historic' win

Leaders from across the world are embracing Joe Biden's win.

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