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The Arab League has called for the ICC to include the latest attempts to evict Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem in an ongoing war crimes probe.

Israel's overnight strikes on Gaza, which killed nine children, have drawn round condemnation from regional powers.

Le Drian in Lebanon with a message of 'firmness’

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Le Drian in Lebanon with a message of 'firmness’

Jean-Yves Le Drian is to visit Lebanon as the country struggles with crippling economic problems and a failure to form a government.

US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

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US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman has met Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a new effort to resolve the bitter dispute over Ethiopia’s Great ...

Indian FM in G7 meeting 'possibly' exposed to Covid-19

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Indian FM in G7 meeting 'possibly' exposed to Covid-19

New Delhi's top diplomat tweeted that he had been made aware Tuesday evening of 'exposure to possible Covid positive cases'.

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Egypt, Turkey officials hold talks to reset frayed ties

Egypt's foreign ministry has confirmed that the deputy foreign ministers of both nations are chairing meetings in Cairo for talks on normalising ties.

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Turkey president and Saudi king hold talks on detente

Relations between Saudi Arabia and Turkey appear to be on the mend.

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Turkey ambassador in UAE as tensions ease

Turkey and the UAE have been locked in a dispute over proxy wars in the Middle East and North Africa. The new ambassador is a sign to ease those ...

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G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its genocide of ...

US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

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US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap deal with ...

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Middle East rallies to assist India amid Covid-19 crisis

On 1 May, India counted more than 400,000 new daily cases and more than 3,500 deaths, pleading with the world for emergency assistance.

How South African weapons fuel war crimes in Yemen

Suraya Dadoo

How South African weapons fuel war crimes in Yemen

Analysis: Despite attempts at oversight, Yemen is awash with weapons made by South Africa's arms industry.

Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

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Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

Britain this week hosts the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign ministers in two years which will be joined by Antony ...

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.

Cyprus settlement talks at UN fail to find breakthrough

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Cyprus settlement talks at UN fail to find breakthrough

Talks to find a settlement between rival Cypriot leaders have failed to find a resolution.

Benjamin Isakhan

What Baghdad hospital fire reveals about Iraq's health system

Comment: For years, the Iraqi state has been too weak to prosecute corruption, and ordinary Iraqis are paying for it with their lives, writes Benjamin Isakhan.

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Turkish Cypriot leader urges UN to recognise two states

Ersin Tatar uged the UN to pass a resolution ensuring 'equal international status and sovereign equality of the two sides is secured'.

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Three held after police worker fatally stabbed near Paris

The father of Jamal G., a Tunisian man who was shot dead by police after fatally stabbing a police worker near Paris, is in custody along with ...

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Iran's Zarif to visit Qatar, Iraq Sunday

The trips are 'in the framework of developing bilateral ties', Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said. They come after reported talks ...

Southeast Asian leaders set for Myanmar crisis talks

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Southeast Asian leaders set for Myanmar crisis talks

The leader of Myanmar’s junta will travel to Jakarta to hold crisis with southeast Asian leaders today.

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UN Security Council to announce support for Palestinian elections

The UN Security Council will hold a session to discuss Israeli violations in Palestine and attempts to prevent voting in East Jerusalem.

Barghouthi leads Palestinian election poll amid fears of delay

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Barghouthi leads Palestinian election poll amid fears of delay

A new poll gives Fatah leader Marwan Barghouthi a lead in the polls, amid speculation that the election could be delayed due to Israeli ...

Greece FM in Egypt amid Cairo-Ankara 'normalisation'

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Greece FM in Egypt amid Cairo-Ankara 'normalisation'

Greece and Egypt's foreign ministers hold talks on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Israel and Greece sign $1.65 billion military deal

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Israel and Greece sign $1.65 billion military deal

Israel will help Greece strengthen its air force for the next 22 years with a record agreement.

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