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Comment: In a weak attempt at justice for Jamal Khashoggi, the UK imposed sanctions, but then apparently apologised and returned to negotiating arms exports with Saudi Arabia, writes Courtney Freer.

Hisham al-Hashimi's killing sparked an outpouring of grief, with many perceiving his murder as the latest manifestation of how powerful Iran-backed militias have become.

Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

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Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline a clear commitment to establishing Palestinian sovereignty.

China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

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China, US in new spat over Uighur crackdown

The latest Chinese response followed a US announcement of visa bans and an assets freeze on three officials, including the architect of ...

Don't scapegoat migrants for the pandemic

Gregory A. Maniatis

Don't scapegoat migrants for the pandemic

Comment: Governments should take five urgent, essential steps to address the precarious situation of migrants during the pandemic, writes ...

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

China and Iran's strategic partnership: A zero sum game?

Analysis: China and Iran's bilateral relationship is gaining strategic significance.

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Pompeo asks Egypt to stop harassing US citizens

The US Secretary of State has urged Egypt to stop the 'unwarranted harassment' of American citizens and their families.

Mobashra Tazamal

Stephen Miller is a man on a mission

Comment: Trump is calling on Stephen Miller's toxic immigration politics to distract from his falling poll numbers and a disastrous handling of ...

Sana Uqba

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

Protests erupt in Lebanon over US army commander's visit

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Protests erupt in Lebanon over US army commander's visit

Hezbollah supporters gathered on the road leading to Beirut International Airport to protest US CentCom chief Kenneth McKenzie's visit to ...

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Democrats question Trump’s 'sweeteners' in Saudi arms sales

There is growing opposition to US arms deals with Saudi Arabia.

What patchy sanctions tell us about Raab's post-Brexit priorities

James Snell

What patchy sanctions tell us about Raab's post-Brexit priorities

Comment: UK sanctions on Saudi and Russian individuals are encouraging but will do little to the punish the regimes that allowed these abuses to ...

UK to resume Saudi arms sales despite humanitarian outcry

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UK to resume Saudi arms sales despite humanitarian outcry

The UK will resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia after determining the Saudi-led coalition's breaches of international humanitarian law in Yemen to ...

Saudis top UK 'independent' sanctions list for rights violators

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Saudis top UK 'independent' sanctions list for rights violators

Saudi Arabia has topped UK's sanctions list for human rights violations.

Lebanon's rising power cuts add to economic crisis

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Lebanon's rising power cuts add to economic crisis

Lebanon is experiencing a serious economic crisis offset by power cuts and austerity.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey holds nearly 300 migrants bound for Europe

Turkey's coast guard intercepted a tanker carrying 276 migrants on their way to Greece.

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Iraq mourns Hashemi, vows to pursue his killers

National and international figures mourned the killing of Hisham al-Hashemi, who was gunned down on Monday in capital city of Baghdad.

Paul Iddon

Iraqi Kurdistan fears entanglement in Turkey-UAE cold war

Analysis: Iraqi Kurdistan hopes to avoid becoming entangled in a regional cold war.

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US: International students whose classes move online risk deportation

The US said it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall because ...

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Nima Gerami

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Comment: The US desperately needs an open and honest debate about the ways race and racism have influenced its foreign policy ...

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'High probability' Greece killed Syrian refugee at border: investigation

Athens is accused of killing at least two migrants after thousands of asylum seekers gathered at its border with Turkey in March.

Israel behind blast at Iran nuclear site, official claims

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Israel behind blast at Iran nuclear site, official claims

Israel's defence minister has said the country is not 'necessarily behind every mysterious incident targeting nuclear and military sites in Iran.

Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over coronavirus outbreak

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Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over coronavirus outbreak

Despite an ongoing deadly coronavirus outbreak, Egypt has imposed a crackdown on health workers deemed to be critical of the Sisi regime.

EU says Iran has triggered nuclear deal dispute mechanism

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EU says Iran has triggered nuclear deal dispute mechanism

The dispute mechanism provides for a period of about one month, which can be prolonged if all parties agree, to resolve any disagreement.

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