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The reopening is part of the Global Ireland initiative to increase the country's global impact.

Comment: France, UK and Germany are undermining US efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. If this impasse is not resolved soon, it will collapse for good, writes Eldar Mamedov.

Iran urges Baghdad to identify perpetrators of anti-US attacks

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Iran urges Baghdad to identify perpetrators of anti-US attacks

Iran urged Baghdad to identify the perpetrators of rocket attacks targeting US interests in Iraq on Saturday, just days after the latest assault on the high-security Green Zone.

Al Qaeda appoints new leader dubbed 'Sword of Revenge'

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Al Qaeda appoints new leader dubbed 'Sword of Revenge'

He reportedly took over from al Zawahiri, after rumours that the leader since 2011 died last November.

Fear and tension in Yangon as police clear protests

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Fear and tension in Yangon as police clear protests

Security forces have steadily increased use of force - but in commercial hub Yangon, authorities have exercised restraint, largely relying on ...

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Israel freezes vaccine gifts scheme amid legal uncertainty

Israel halted its plan to distribute surplus coronavirus vaccines.

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Israel's Gantz demands halt to 'illegal' vaccine gifts

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz condemned Prime Minister Netanyahu's decision to distribute unused coronavirus vaccines to other countries.

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Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

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Israel says giving 'unused' vaccines to Palestinians

Israel said Tuesday it was sending a "limited quantity" of unused coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians and other countries.

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Alex Kassidiaris

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Analysis: Israel had long rejected ties with Kosovo, but amid shifting diplomatic alliances mutual recognition could extend Tel Aviv's ...

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Equatorial Guinea to 'move Israel embassy to Jerusalem'

Equatorial Guinea is only the second African country to announce it will relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, following Malawi in ...

US urges settlement halt amid major Israeli expansion plan

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US urges settlement halt amid major Israeli expansion plan

The US called on Israel to stop settlement activity as the Jewish National Fund green-lighted a policy allowing it to spend millions on ...

Five killed in attack on UN convoy in Afghanistan

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Five killed in attack on UN convoy in Afghanistan

An attack in Kabul province killed five Afghan security personnel escorting a UN convoy.

The Muslim travel ban is over. What happens now?

Brooke Anderson

The Muslim travel ban is over. What happens now?

In-depth: Experts weigh in on the long road ahead to reversing the Trump administration's legacy of hardline immigration policies.

Jared Kushner nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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Jared Kushner nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump's son-in-law was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

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Explosion outside Israeli embassy heightens New Delhi nerves

A small bomb that exploded outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi left the Indian capital on heightened alert.

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For some Muslims, hope, uncertainty after travel ban lifted

The lifting of the 'Muslim ban' provided hope for many, but thousands were rejected visas over its nearly four-year course with no idea whether ...

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UN, foreign missions sound alarm over Myanmar coup fears

Myanmar is a decade out of nearly 50 years of military rule, with a nascent democracy governed under a junta-authored constitution which ...

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Sudan, Israel agree on opening embassies 'soon'

According to a source, Israel's visit to Sudan took the two countries one step closer to opening embassies in respective countries.

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Russia's accused the United States of interfering in its affairs on Sunday, as tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition ...

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Pompeo to accuse Iran of Al-Qaeda links

Pompeo has fired a long list of warnings to Iran, as he sees out his final days as Secretary of State.

Morocco 'committed to opening Israel embassy': report

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Morocco 'committed to opening Israel embassy': report

The Israel-Morocco accord agreed late last year fell short of pledges to open embassies.

Chinese citizen journalist jailed for Wuhan virus reporting

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Chinese citizen journalist jailed for Wuhan virus reporting

Zhang Zhan was sentenced at a brief hearing in a Shanghai court for allegedly "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" during her reporting in ...

Moroccan officials to fly to Israel next week

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Moroccan officials to fly to Israel next week

Israel is expecting to host a Moroccan delegation for talks on opening embassies early next week, reports said.

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