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Justice Ginsburg was instrumental in championing women's rights issues in the United States.

The US's upcoming declaration to continue sanctions against Iran will likely be met with opposition from Iran and its allies.

US carrier enters Gulf amid sanctions threats toward Iran

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US carrier enters Gulf amid sanctions threats toward Iran

The move came just days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed to enforce an arms embargo and other international sanctions against Iran.

Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

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Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

After a UN panel stated Canada has been fuelling the conflict in Yemen, a coalition of Canadian organisations urged Prime Minister Justin ...

Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

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Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

A roadside bombing took place by the British Embassy in Baghdad, but no injuries were reported.

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Medical workers in UAE to use Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE has allowed the use of a Chinese-produced vaccine to tackle Covid-19, despite being tested only six-weeks ago.

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Blaze rips through Zaha Hadid building in Beirut

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire in the building that was the work of late Iraq-born British architect Zaha Hadid.

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Greece to buy new planes, frigates amid Turkey tensions

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the time had come to reinforce Greece's armed forces "as a legacy to the security of the country".

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NATO hails Afghan talks as 'historic opportunity'

NATO took part in the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 and then led the UN-mandated force to stabilise the country which at its height ...

Turkish journalists convicted over reports on spy's funeral

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Turkish journalists convicted over reports on spy's funeral

All of the defendants accused of violating Turkey's national intelligence laws have been released from custody pending the appeals process.

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Experts: Libya rivals UAE, Russia, Turkey violate UN embargo

The new report follows a warning last week from the top UN official for Libya that the oil-rich country is at 'a decisive turning point'.

Greece to boost military amid tension with neighbour Turkey

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Greece to boost military amid tension with neighbour Turkey

A tense stand-off with neighbouring Turkey has led to concerns of open conflict between the two NATO allies.

Judge OKs extradition for men who 'aided Ghosn escape'

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Judge OKs extradition for men who 'aided Ghosn escape'

A former US soldiers and his son are wanted by Japan over their alleged involvement in the escape of Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn.

Trump called American war dead 'losers', report claims

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Trump called American war dead 'losers', report claims

Donald Trump elicited the ire of Americans after he said those who soldiers who died in war are 'losers'.

A month on, signal in Beirut rubble raises hope

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A month on, signal in Beirut rubble raises hope

The search for a potential survivor in Beirut's rubble is taking place exactly a month since the massive blast that killed and wounded thousands ...

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US: Turkey-sent Syrian fighters generate backlash in Libya

The US Defence Department alleges Turkey sent around 5,000 Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside the UN-backed government in Libya.

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Kushner visits US air base during Israel-Emirates trip

Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to US President Donald Trump visited the Al-Dhafra Air Base during the delegation's visit following the UAE-Israel ...

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Trump losing military support in election

Just 37.4 percent of active personnel in the US military support President Donald Trump's re-election, while 43.1 percent back his Democratic ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

The standing monuments of American apartheid

Comment: America must choose whether to accept or resist Trump's vision that casts protesters, not violent police, as the country's evil ...

EU urges Turkey to stop drilling, ponders sanctions

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EU urges Turkey to stop drilling, ponders sanctions

The European Union urged Turkey to halt what it called its “illegal” prospecting activities in contested waters in the eastern Mediterranean.

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Israel lists first commercial passenger flight to UAE

The two countries agreed to normalize relations Aug. 13, marking the first concrete step of a diplomatic deal between them that required Israel ...

Family of convicted Hezbollah operative denounces 'injustice'

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Family of convicted Hezbollah operative denounces 'injustice'

The family of a Hezbollah member convicted in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri described his guilty verdict ...

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

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Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Comment: Biden's campaign must make space in the Democratic tent for anti-racist and progressive ally, Linda Sarsour, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Israel, UAE discuss 'deeper cooperation' against Covid-19

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Israel, UAE discuss 'deeper cooperation' against Covid-19

Israeli and Emirati officials discussed plans to cooperate in the fight against the novel coronavirus on Monday, state media reported, days ...

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