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Trump has doubled down on Twitter after the the platform labelled two of his tweets with fact-check notices, but critics say the executive order will encounter many legal obstacles.

Israeli doctors were reportedly flown out to Sudan in an attempt to treat a Sudan diplomat for Covid-19, who died as a result of the virus.

Putin promotes ambassador to Syria to 'special presidential envoy'

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Putin promotes ambassador to Syria to 'special presidential envoy'

President Putin has promoted an ambassador to Syria in the run up to the Syrian elections in 2021.

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely ...

Hardline former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

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Hardline former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

A former mayor of Tehran linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been elected as parliament speaker.

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Karim Tabbou not allowed to call family in prison

Karim Tabbou has reportedly been repeatedly prevented from phoning his family, and his lawyers are calling it a violation.

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First Iranian oil tanker docks in Venezuela

The first of five Iranian tankers carrying much-needed gasoline and oil derivatives docked in Venezuela on Monday, Caracas announced amid ...

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Israel's Netanyahu attacks 'fabricated' corruption charges as trial begins

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Sunday forced to appear before the court for his first hearing on corruption charges.

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Sudan to establish police force to protect health workers

Sudan has vowed to protect its healthcare workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic through the creation of a police force.

Israel's Netanyahu is going on trial for corruption

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Israel's Netanyahu is going on trial for corruption

Netanyahu is Israel's longest serving prime minister, and has made history for becoming the country's first sitting leader to go on trial.

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Opposition leader says Netanyahu embarrassing Israel

Yair Lapid launched as a scathing attack against Benjamin Netanyahu, whose corruption trial is the talk of the country.

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

The Covid-19 pandemic and a spike in violence threaten to jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process.

Biden announces opposition to Israel's annexation of West Bank

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Biden announces opposition to Israel's annexation of West Bank

Joe Biden has condemned the planned annexation of the occupied West Bank, saying it will place a barrier in 'prospects for peace'.

Reshaping Palestine: Inside Israel's new 'annexation cabinet'

Ben Lynfield

Reshaping Palestine: Inside Israel's new 'annexation cabinet'

Israel's new cabinet is poised to rock the region by formally annexing parts of the occupied West Bank.

Israel 'must annex' before possible Biden win: US envoy

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Israel 'must annex' before possible Biden win: US envoy

Ron Dermer has reportedly expressed concern that Israel's annexation plan will not go as planned if Joe Biden becomes US president.

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Iran sentences couple to death over money laundering

The couple are said to have smuggled hard currency and laundered $200 million

Malia Bouattia

Covid-19 gives Algeria's repressive state the edge, for now

Comment: Through its face mask, Algeria's Hirak is still chanting for a free and democratic country, despite state efforts to stifle protests, ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

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Car bomb kills nine Afghan intelligence officials

At least 40 other security personnel were wounded in the attack, with eight in critical condition.

Netanyahu inaugurates Israel unity government with renewed annexation pledge

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Netanyahu inaugurates Israel unity government with renewed annexation pledge

The Israeli premier said it is 'time to' annex settlements in the occupied West Bank.

EU to pressure Israel to ditch West Bank annexation

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EU to pressure Israel to ditch West Bank annexation

The European Union will begin a diplomatic push to try to dissuade the new Israeli governments from annexing large areas of the occupied ...

Will a gut-wrenching attack shake up Afghanistan's peace process?

Tanya Goudsouzian

Will a gut-wrenching attack shake up Afghanistan's peace process?

Comment: Two gruesome attacks shook Afghanistan this week, but even these horrific acts seem unlikely to mark a significant turning point in the ...

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