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Israel's Covid-19 medical aid to Jordan marks an improvement in recent tense relations between the two countries.

As Germany is also withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan this year, Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wants to offer protection for the local staff having worked for Germany.

What's in a flag?

Malia Bouattia

What's in a flag?

Comment: The Algerian flag stands for freedom against the people's oppressors: colonial and domestic, historic and present. No wonder France doesn't like it, writes Malia Bouattia.

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Alex Kassidiaris

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Analysis: Despite the rhetoric, complex economic and political relations between Turkey and prominent EU member states mean that substantial ...

Israel and Greece sign $1.65 billion military deal

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Israel and Greece sign $1.65 billion military deal

Israel will help Greece strengthen its air force for the next 22 years with a record agreement.

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Iraq PM hints at progress on coalition troop withdrawal

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi praised the readiness of Iraqi forces to assume the anti-IS combat role when coalition troops leave.

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Military officials advised Biden to leave ‘residual Afghan force'

Senior US military leaders reportedly believe there could be a resurgence of Al-Qaeda or that the Taliban could take Kabul.

Nazli Tarzi

Iraqi women forge new pathways in sport

Nazli Tarzi interviews the next generation of female Iraqi sports stars, their arduous journeys towards recognition, and the future of sport for ...

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Pakistan PM says insulting Mohammed 'same as denying Holocaust'

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Western governments "who have outlawed any negative comment on the holocaust to use the same ...

<em>Defence</em> witnesses take to stand in Chauvin trial

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Defence witnesses take to stand in Chauvin trial

The trial of Derek Chauvin has finished its third week and saw witnesses for the defence take to the stand.

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UAE provokes anger with 'Independence Day' tweet to Israel

The UAE has congratulated Israel on its independence day, an event marked by Palestinians as the beginning of their displacement from their ...

Sudan denies plans to send delegation to Israel

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Sudan denies plans to send delegation to Israel

Khartoum established ties with Israel last year but there has been a lot of opposition to normalisation among the Sudanese public

Pakistan orders temporary social media shutdown after violent protests

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Pakistan orders temporary social media shutdown after violent protests

It comes a day after French nationals and companies in Pakistan were advised by their embassy to temporarily leave.

Pro-Iran factions up the ante in Iraq

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Pro-Iran factions up the ante in Iraq

The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket attack

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Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters struck the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday.

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Rocket fired from Gaza causes no injury in Israel

A rocket landed in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on Thursday, Israeli authorities claimed, though no casualties were reported.

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UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray

The UN's aid chief warned the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region is worsening, where people are now dying of hunger.

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Parents of Regeni thank Al-Araby for 'uncovering' witnesses

The New Arab's Arabic-language sister service Al-Araby TV has been commended by the parents of Giulio Regeni for uncovering new witnesses in the ...

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Second Italian frigate arrives in Egypt

A second military frigate has sailed from Italy and arrived in the port of Alexandria, as part of a $1.1 billion arms deal.

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Ruslan Trad

How Russia's soft power strategy seeks to reshape Syria

Analysis: Moscow's role in Syria is often referenced through its military intervention, but the Kremlin is also using soft power tactics to ...

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New witnesses in Regeni murder trial testify in Italy

Fresh witnesses have come forward to testify against the men accused of torturing and murdering Italian academic student Giulio Regeni in 2016.

Lebanon demands Israel halt offshore gas exploration

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Lebanon demands Israel halt offshore gas exploration

Israel has given a Greek firm rights for exploration in waters claimed by Lebanon.

Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

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Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

An Iraqi child was injured when another of the rockets landed in a nearby village.

Kuwait detains former PM, ex-interior minister on corruption charges

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Kuwait detains former PM, ex-interior minister on corruption charges

The former PM and interior minister of Kuwait are reportedly being detained as part of a corruption case concerning the use of hundreds of ...

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