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The Palestinian Central Election Committee has found six voting centres in occupied East Jerusalem, but the ability to use them are subject to Israeli approval.

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

US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

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US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

The United States on Sunday warned Moscow of "consequences" if the hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison.

Israel opposition head calls for unity government

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Israel opposition head calls for unity government

Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid called Sunday for a "unity government", as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flounders in efforts to form a ...

Israel arrests Palestinians for holding <em>election</em> meeting in Jerusalem

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Israel arrests Palestinians for holding election meeting in Jerusalem

Israeli police arrested three Palestinians for attempting to hold a news briefing on the elections in East Jerusalem.

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Syria to hold presidential vote on May 26: speaker

The poll comes amid a crushing economic crisis and the continued effects of a war that has killed at least 388,000 people.

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Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential elections

The vote will be the second presidential election to be held since the Assad regime began its brutal crackdown on protesters a decade ...

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Watchdog says Pompeo violated ethics rules with staff errands

The inspector general has judged that Mike Pompeo broke ethics rules by making staff perform errands.

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Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

Following US expulsions of Russian diplomats for a cyber attack, the Kremlin has announced that it will expel diplomats and impose travel bans.

Iran starts enriching uranium to highest level ever

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Iran starts enriching uranium to highest level ever

While 60% is higher than any level Iran previously enriched uranium, it is still lower than weapons-grade levels of 90%.

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French mosque subsidy dropped in 'foreign meddling' row

The pullback came after Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin accused the eastern French city of supporting "foreign meddling" on French soil with ...

You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Emad Moussa

You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Comment: With Barghouti and thousands of other Palestinians behind bars, imprisonment has become a defining part of the Palestinian national ...

US imposes sanctions on Moscow, expels 10 Russian diplomats

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US imposes sanctions on Moscow, expels 10 Russian diplomats

More than 30 people have been sanctioned over allegations of electoral interference.

US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking: media

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US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking: media

The new measures will include the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the US, according to local media reports.

UN envoy says South Sudan has strong economic promise

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UN envoy says South Sudan has strong economic promise

The outgoing top UN figure in South Sudan believes that, with 'good governance' and an end to corruption, the nation could achieve economic ...

Ali Adam

How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

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Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

Somalia’s president has signed a bill extending his mandate for a further two years, a move which has been heavily criticised.

Achim Steiner

Myanmar's young demand their future

Comment: Myanmar's younger generation knows what it's like to enjoy better prospects and freedoms. The generals must return Myanmar to the ...

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Israel’s Yamina Party will support Netanyahu, says Naftali Bennett

Naftali Bennett revealed on Monday that his party would support the Likud, though Netanyahu's coalition still remains short of the 61 seats ...

No elections without East Jerusalem, say Palestinian factions

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No elections without East Jerusalem, say Palestinian factions

Palestinian political factions on Monday unanimously agreed that no elections will take place without Jerusalemites taking part.

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Hamas elects former head Khaled Meshal as diaspora chief

Khaled Meshal has been elected as head of Hamas' diaspora office.

Taliban say no decision yet on attending Turkey meeting

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Taliban say no decision yet on attending Turkey meeting

The Taliban said they hadn't decided whether to attend an international conference in Turkey called by Washington to hammer out a peace deal ...

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

Iran views US reticence to continue operating in Iraq not only as a sign of weakness but as an opportunity to further cement its hold and power ...

In Lebanon, even vaccine distribution can't escape political bribery

Tala Ramadan

In Lebanon, even vaccine distribution can't escape political bribery

In-depth: With 2022 elections approaching some Lebanese politicians are launching vaccination drives, portraying themselves as singlehandedly ...

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