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Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline a clear commitment to establishing Palestinian sovereignty.

Britain's defence minister reportedly called his Saudi counterpart to heap praise on the kingdom a day after UK sanctions were imposed on Saudi nationals.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West Bank: Palestinian ministry

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Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West Bank: Palestinian ministry

29-year-old Ibrahim Moustapha Abou Yacoub was shot by Israeli troops near the city of Nablus in the West Bank.

Made in Europe: Saudi soldiers and weapons deals

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Made in Europe: Saudi soldiers and weapons deals

Comment: The weapons deals and military training France and the UK provide to Saudi Arabia are killing civilians abroad, and harming workers at ...

Israel president slams government's handling or coronavirus outbreak

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Israel president slams government's handling or coronavirus outbreak

Israel's president criticised the government's Covid-19 response as the Jewish state experiences a spike in new daily cases.

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Israeli military chief in quarantine following coronavirus exposure

Aviv Kochavi is in isolation after being exposed to coronavirus, a day after defence minister Benny Gantz annnounced he was isolating following possible exposure.

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Coronavirus tracking projects renew questions about UAE's mass surveillance

The UAE has started using its 'Oyoon' surveillance system to monitor coronavirus en masse, but many believe the technology created and data ...

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Nile dam dispute spills onto social media

Citizens of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan are taking to social media to express their views on the long-running mega-dam dispute.

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Netanyahu lawyer quits Israel PM denied defence funding

One of the Israeli premier's defence lawyers has quit, reportedly after Netanyahu was denied permission to receive private funding for ...

Iraq intelligence chief sacked in latest military shakeup

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Iraq intelligence chief sacked in latest military shakeup

Observers say the reshuffle is linked to investigations into the deadly suppression of protests which broke out in October last year.

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Protests erupt in Lebanon over US army commander's visit

Hezbollah supporters gathered on the road leading to Beirut International Airport to protest US CentCom chief Kenneth McKenzie's visit to ...

Iran to bolster Syria air defences, counter US 'pressure'

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Iran to bolster Syria air defences, counter US 'pressure'

Iran announced it will strengthen war-torn Syria's air defence systems as part of a military agreement between the allies.

Democrats question Trump’s 'sweeteners' in Saudi arms sales

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Democrats question Trump’s 'sweeteners' in Saudi arms sales

There is growing opposition to US arms deals with Saudi Arabia.

Palestinians extend West Bank coronavirus lockdown

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Palestinians extend West Bank coronavirus lockdown

A lockdown in the occupied West Bank has been extended for five days following a spike in coronavirus cases.

Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

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Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

Activists close to the GNA believe that the strikes were carried out by Emirati Mirage 2000-9 fighter jets taking off from Egypt's Al-Barani ...

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Mysterious damage to Iran nuclear site could be Israel

An incident at a nuclear site in Iran has some guessing that it is connected to Israel.

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Two killed in latest mysterious explosion to hit Iran

A number of factories and sensitive sites in Iran have been hit by mysterious fires and explosions in recent weeks, sparking speculation that ...

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US killing of Qassem Soleimani 'unlawful', says UN expert

A UN expert found the US' killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani to be in contravention of international law.

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US envoy to Israel: A hardliner on annexation?

A fervent supporter of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the US envoy to Israel has emerged as a central figure in the uncertainty ...

Palestinians seek closure of West Bank crossings amid coronavirus

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Palestinians seek closure of West Bank crossings amid coronavirus

Crossings into the West Bank should be closed to help curb the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Palestine's prime minister said on Monday.

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Israel behind blast at Iran nuclear site, official claims

Israel's defence minister has said the country is not 'necessarily behind every mysterious incident targeting nuclear and military ...

Israel launches new spy satellite as Iran tensions continue

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Israel launches new spy satellite as Iran tensions continue

Israel on Monday launched a new spy satellite that it said would provide high-quality surveillance for its military intelligence.

Libya's unity government says 'foreign air force' hit base

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Libya's unity government says 'foreign air force' hit base

Libya's UN-recognised government condemned overnight air raids against a recaptured strategic air base in the west of the country, alleging they ...

Rocket fired at Baghdad airport following string of attacks

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Rocket fired at Baghdad airport following string of attacks

A rocket landed near Baghdad airport overnight but did not explode, an Iraqi security source said, after two other rocket attacks targeted ...

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