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Netanyahu's court date has been postponed after Israel locked down once more over covid-19 concerns.

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even more difficult.

Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

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Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

As midnight rolled from Asia to the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Americas, the New Year's experience mirrored national responses to the virus itself.

Don't squander sacrifices of 2020: WHO chief

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Don't squander sacrifices of 2020: WHO chief

The World Health Organization's chief urged people to stay safe during the festive period in his Christmas Day speech.

Canadian Muslim's 'first Christmas' with housemates goes viral

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Canadian Muslim's 'first Christmas' with housemates goes viral

A Muslim-Canadian has amused Twitter with his Christmas commentary.

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Israel parliament dissolves, sparking fourth election in two years

The coalition led by Benjamin Netanyahu and his former election rival, Benny Gantz, had been inching towards collapse for weeks, undermined by mutual acrimony and mistrust.

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Israel appears set for fourth election in two years

Israeli lawmakers on Tuesday rejected a last-ditch effort to salvage the fractured ruling coalition, setting the groundworks for the fourth ...

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Family recounts Palestinian teen's last hours before Israeli shooting

Parents, relatives and friends recount the final hours of Ali Abu Alya, who was killed when the Israeli Army used live ammunition to disperse a ...

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Next stage in Netanyahu graft trial postponed to February

Netanyahu is accused of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

The future of EU-Israel relations after Biden's victory

Stasa Salacanin

The future of EU-Israel relations after Biden's victory

Analysis: While there are hopes that Joe Biden will revamp transatlantic ties, the EU needs to find its own voice on the Israeli-Palestinian ...

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Israeli protesters look for inspiration in Biden victory

Protesters. who have been gathering outside Netanyahu's official residence for months, hope that Trump's defeat would spell trouble for the ...

Israel's Netanyahu brings his dirty laundry to White House

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Israel's Netanyahu brings his dirty laundry to White House

The Israeli premier and his wife have reportedly engaged in the strange habit for years.

Naming Qatar a major non-NATO ally

Giorgio Cafiero

Naming Qatar a major non-NATO ally

Analysis: The move would be a huge boost to the US-Qatar partnership and another reminder of how the blockade has failed to drive a wedge ...

'Charity founded by MbS under review over suspected scandals'

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'Charity founded by MbS under review over suspected scandals'

Two lawsuits have implicitly and explicitly made a mention of the MbS-affiliated foundation, prompting a review by the Kingdom, a report said.

Egyptian cashier slapped by Kuwaiti recalls shocking incident

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Egyptian cashier slapped by Kuwaiti recalls shocking incident

Egyptian cashier, Tarek Ashour made headlines in July after a video showing a Kuwaiti man slapping him went viral. In an emotional post on ...

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Kuwaiti social media influencers under investigation for 'money laundering'

Fouz Al Fahad, Farah Al Hady and other high-profile personalities have had their assets frozen and are banned from travelling outside Kuwait pending an investigation into

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Contentious budget vote could push Israel towards elections

Benjamin Netanyahu is believed to be angling for a conflict that will trigger a November election to try and preempt what could be a ruling ...

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Israeli president lashes out at government, talks of election

The Israeli president has criticised the unity government of in-fighting ahead of the elections.

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Israel parliament has fewer powers overseeing government's coronavirus response

There are concerns about further erosion of parliamentary powers in Israel.

Netanyahu baselessly links Israel protests to Jeffrey Epstein

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Netanyahu baselessly links Israel protests to Jeffrey Epstein

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed, without evidence, that recent protests in Israel were linked to disgraced American financier ...

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Thousands attend blind Yemeni's wedding celebrations after online plea

When blind Yemeni, Mohammed Ali Abdullah posted a humble request for friends to attend his wedding celebrations, he did not expect the largest ...

Netanyahu's graft trial resumes amid Israeli virus anger

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Netanyahu's graft trial resumes amid Israeli virus anger

Benjamin Netanyahu is charged with fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in a series of scandals in which he is alleged to have received ...

Former UK finance minister becomes Saudi government adviser

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Former UK finance minister becomes Saudi government adviser

Phillip Hammond held one of the most important UK ministerial positions.

Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

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Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

Yair Netanyahu, a favourite of far-right extremists around the world, has rose to prominence over his controversial statements and rants online.

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