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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'.

Both the Palestinian Authority and its rival Hamas have rejected the normalisation deal between Israel and the UAE.

Tel Aviv city hall lights up with UAE flag

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Tel Aviv city hall lights up with UAE flag

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

Joe Biden welcomes 'historic' Israel-UAE peace <em>deal</em>

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Joe Biden welcomes 'historic' Israel-UAE peace deal

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden welcomed the deal as a 'brave act of statesmanship'.

Bahrain welcomes UAE-Israel <em>deal</em> as boosting peace

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Bahrain welcomes UAE-Israel deal as boosting peace

The Gulf state has also warmed towards Israel in recent years.

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West Bank annexation 'delayed, not cancelled' after UAE-Israel deal

Netanyahu stated Israel's planned annexation of large parts of the West Bank is still on the table despite statements by the US and UAE to the contrary.

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Egypt's Sisi praises normalisation of Israel-UAE ties

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he appreciated the 'efforts... for the prosperity and stability of our region'.

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US official says FBI joining Beirut explosion investigation

US Undersecretary for Political Affairs David Hale made the announcement as he toured the Gemayezeh neighborhood, which was damaged by the blast.

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Trump announces 'historic peace agreement' between Israel, UAE

Israeli and UAE delegations will meet in the coming weeks to sign bilateral agreements regarding investment, tourism, direct flights, security ...

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.

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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?

France to beef up military presence in Eastern Mediterranean

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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 ...

Islamic State threat 'growing' in west Syria

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Islamic State threat 'growing' in west Syria

Conditions in the region controlled by Syrian regime are now "as bad or worse" than they were leading up to the rise of IS, the general warned.

Macron warns Iran against 'interference' in Lebanon

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Macron warns Iran against 'interference' in Lebanon

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was warned against interfering in Lebanon, where a deadly port explosion has caused triggered a political crisis.

Arab tribal leader urges armed resistance against SDF

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Arab tribal leader urges armed resistance against SDF

In an interview with a pro-regime news site, Nuwaf Al-Bashir claimed that tribesmen were ready to launch an armed resistance against the SDF.

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Israel planned to send Palestinians to Paraguay: report

The newly revealed documents show how Israeli officials proposed offering Palestinians money to 'relocate' to the South American country.

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Pompeo 'failed' to mitigate Yemen casualties in arms deal

The report noted some '4,221 arms transfers involving Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates' since January 2017 - all below the threshold to ...

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Iran's Rouhani hopeful US arms embargo push will fail

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani expressed 'great hopes that America will fail' in a televised meeting of his cabinet on Wednesday.

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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.

EU to discuss Turkey-Greece tensions in Eastern Mediterranean

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EU to discuss Turkey-Greece tensions in Eastern Mediterranean

Ankara resumed gas exploration in the disputed Eastern Mediterranean this week after Athens signed a maritime borders agreement with rival Egypt.

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US revises UN resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

The resolution's new draft states that the arms embargo on Iran will continue 'until the Security Council decides otherwise'.

Turkey vows to step up gas exploration in Mediterranean

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Turkey vows to step up gas exploration in Mediterranean

Turkey wants to step up its gas exploration in the Mediterranean sea, despite Greek opposition.

Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

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Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

An alleged Turkish drone attack killed two Iraqi officers in the north of the country on Tuesday, authorities said.

Iran 'wary' of political changes in Lebanon following blast

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Iran 'wary' of political changes in Lebanon following blast

Tehran is cautious over developments taking place in Lebanon, where a deadly blast killed more than 170 people last week and prompted the ...

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