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Amman has said the success of Israel's peace accord with the UAE will depend on it ending 'violations of Palestinian rights'.

Israel and the UAE announced earlier on Thursday they will normalise diplomatic ties.

Turkey-US talks to establish demilitarized zone in central Libya

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Turkey-US talks to establish demilitarized zone in central Libya

The demilitarised zone would include the oil-rich city of Sirte where Russian mercenaries are believed to hold growing influence.

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

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France to beef up military presence in Eastern Mediterranean

France announced it would temporarily boost its military presence in the Eastern Mediterranean in response to Turkey's contested oil and gas exploration in the area.

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Pandemic threatens peace and risks new conflicts: UN

While the coronavirus has led warring parties to take steps to de-escalate, many have failed to cease hostilities or agree to a permanent ...

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Syria's Assad suffers drop in blood pressure mid-speech

The presidency's Facebook page posted that the speech would be aired later Wednesday after an initial delay.

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Pompeo defends fast-tracked US arms sales to Saudi Arabia

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo defended his fast-tracking of arms sales to Saudi Arabia after an internal probe found the State Department to ...

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Analysis: The pact between Athens and Cairo is part of a wider regional battle for influence in the Mediterranean.

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Israel summons Belgium ambassador over 'anti-Israel' NGOs

The Israeli foreign ministry accused Belgium of funding organisations that 'attempt to silence supporters of Israel'.

The Beirut blast: An accident in name only

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The Beirut blast: An accident in name only

Comment: Blatant, perhaps criminal, negligence and bureaucratic ineptitude were the immediate causes of the explosion, says the International ...

Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

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Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

Floods across Yemen have left thousands of people homeless and destroyed homes country's iconic historic Old Sanaa city.

Sudan imposes curfew after tribal clashes kill 4

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Sudan imposes curfew after tribal clashes kill 4

At least four people were killed and 35 others injured after clashes erupted in Port Sudan.

World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

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World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency aid to be ...

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Militarisation of Libyan oil fields 'leads to Beirut-like disaster'

The Libyan government warned against the militarisation of Libyan oil fields.

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Iraqi PM orders expulsion of militias from Mosul

Officials and residents in Mosul have expressed hopes for better security and the return of displaced people after Iraqi Prime Minister Kadhimi ...

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Khartoum 'regrets' US advice against travel to Sudan

Sudan has complained to the US that it has not taken into account changes since the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir in its recent warnings against ...

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Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut and killed ...

Sudanese troops, civilians killed in clash with rebels

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Sudanese troops, civilians killed in clash with rebels

Sudanese troops and civilians were killed in a clash with a rebel group in the country's south.

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Children among 20 killed in Yemen strike: reports

Twenty people, most of them women and children, were killed in an air strike in northern Yemen.

MbS encouraged Russia's military intervention in Syria, lawsuit claims

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MbS encouraged Russia's military intervention in Syria, lawsuit claims

A lawsuit filed by a former Saudi intelligence official says that in 2015, MbS was in communications with Putin, 'encouraging Russian ...

Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

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Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

Turkey announced its intention to search for energy in the eastern Mediterranean, despite conflict with Greece in the past.

IMF urges Lebanon to break reform 'impasse' after blast

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IMF urges Lebanon to break reform 'impasse' after blast

Talks with the IMF this year have so far failed to yield promises of reform from Lebanon's government.

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