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The annual G20 summit will be held virtually this November, Saudi Arabia said.

French President Emmanuel Macron accused Lebanon's leaders of "collective betrayal" over their failure to form a government in the wake of the giant blast at the Beirut port in August.

Sudanese PM says debate needed before normalisation with Israel

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Sudanese PM says debate needed before normalisation with Israel

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that a deep debate was needed within society before any normalisation deal was signed with Israel, amid US pressure regarding the issue

Lebanon reels after government formation efforts collapse

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Lebanon reels after government formation efforts collapse

Lebanon is facing a grim and uncertain future after efforts to form a new government under former prime-minister designate Mustafa Adib ...

Israel to hold talks with Lebanon on sea border

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Israel to hold talks with Lebanon on sea border

Lebanese, Israeli and US representatives are likely to attend a video conference to discuss the maritime dispute.

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Germany presses Russia to release UN report on Libya

The widely leaked report accuses a Kremlin-linked military contractor of violating the UN's arms embargo on Libya.

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New York mayor boycotts Saudi summit on Khashoggi anniversary

Bill de Blasio withdrew from the virtual Urban 20 (U20) event hosted by Saudi Arabia, which will conclude on the anniversary of Khashoggi's ...

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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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Turkey blasts Pelosi's 'ignorance' about democracy

Turkey was offended after US Democrat Nancy Pelosi implied Turkey is a dictatorship.

Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them out to sea

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Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them out to sea

The Turkish coast guard says it rescued over 300 migrants 'pushed back by Greek elements to Turkish waters' this month alone.

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UAE 'won't get F-35 jets for 6-7 years'

David Friedman said it would take at least six years for the UAE to receive F-35 warplanes, warning Israelis not to make the contentious arms ...

France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

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France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

France has urged the international community to put pressure on Lebanese politicians to break a political deadlock and form a new government.

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

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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 ...

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 Palestine.

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

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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.

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Freed Taliban have returned to battlefield: top Afghan official

A top Afghan official said some of the Taliban prisoners who were released by the Afghan government as a condition for peace talks have resumed the fight against Kabul.

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Turkey, Greece agree to talks on Mediterranean tensions

Talks between Turkey and Greece could soon kick off, reports confirmed on Tuesday, as the two countries attempt to navigate a dispute over ...

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Lebanon mulls fifth lockdown as Covid-19 cases rise

Figures from the health ministry brought Lebanon's total tally since February to 29,987 Covid-19 cases, including 307 deaths.

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Erdogan urges dialogue on east Mediterranean, not 'harassment'

Erdogan called for "sincere" dialogue to settle the growing row with Greece over Ankara's energy search in the eastern Mediterranean

Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

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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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GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

Nayef Falaj Al-Hajraf, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] landed in Doha on Sunday.

Iran urges world to unite against US 'reckless actions'

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Iran urges world to unite against US 'reckless actions'

Calling Washington "isolated" and "on the wrong side of history", Tehran said the US should "return to the international community".

Lebanon army surveys 85,000 building units post-Beirut blast

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Lebanon army surveys 85,000 building units post-Beirut blast

The army carried out a survey of tens of thousands of building units to assess the damage caused by the blast.

Israel charges east Jerusalem woman with aiding Hezbollah

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Israel charges east Jerusalem woman with aiding Hezbollah

The Palestinian woman's family deny all allegations against her.

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