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President Donald Trump has officially became one of nearly 55 million Americans to cast early ballots in a year when the coronavirus has made in-person voting problematic.

Journalists say they uncovered six cases since April when border security units at a minimum did nothing to stop refugee boats in Greek waters being returned towards Turkey.

France to crack down on online posts after murder

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France to crack down on online posts after murder

France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher last week.

MbS 'feared violent reprisal' over a Saudi-Israel normalisation deal

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MbS 'feared violent reprisal' over a Saudi-Israel normalisation deal

Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban claimed the prince made the remarks after the UAE and Bahrain's deal with Israel.

Israel brands Palestinian student group as ‘terrorist’

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Israel brands Palestinian student group as ‘terrorist’

Israel has declared the student branch of the left-wing Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine to be a ‘terrorist’ organisation

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Turkey hits out after rivals unite in gas row

Turkey has said there will be no solution to problems in the region unless the countries involved changed their 'maximalist and hostile policies'.

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Armenia calls for Turkey arms embargo amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Yerevan claims Canadian technology was found in a downed Turkish drone.

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Sudan trial defence rejects case against ousted Bashir

The trial of Omar al-Bashir and others over a 1989 coup heard defence arguments dismissing charges of illegal use of military force.

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Arab regimes are falsifying Palestinian history to enable normalisation

Comment: A Saudi-Emirati effort is underway to discredit Palestinian narratives of the conflict in favour of Israeli ones in order to pave the ...

Families hit by Trump’s Muslim ban speak out

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Families hit by Trump’s Muslim ban speak out

Families forced apart by Donald Trump’s ban on citizens of Muslim countries travelling to the US have spoken out about their suffering

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Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

Israel and Bahrain have officially signed a deal establishing diplomatic relations, as well as seven memorandums of understanding in fields ...

Israeli settlers begin attacks on Palestinian olive farmers

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Israeli settlers begin attacks on Palestinian olive farmers

Israeli settlers and forces have been attacking Palestinian olive farmers, in the wake of harvesting season.

Iran's judicial authority bans ‘torture’

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Iran's judicial authority bans ‘torture’

Iran's highest judicial authority has banned the use of torture, amid criticism from the international community on the way it treats its ...

Israel denies visas to UN staff over settlement blacklist

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Israel denies visas to UN staff over settlement blacklist

Most of the UN OCHR's international staff have been forced to leave Israel this year after their visas were not renewed, a spokesman said.

Sarkozy charged with 'conspiracy' over Libyan financing

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Sarkozy charged with 'conspiracy' over Libyan financing

Prosecutors suspect that Sarkozy and his associates received millions of euros from the regime of Libya's former strongman Muammar Gaddafi.

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European powers condemn Israel settlement approvals

European powers called Israel's decision to approve thousands more settlements in occupied Palestinian territory a 'counterproductive' move.

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UN coordinator urges Israel to end post-normalisation settlement building

'Settlement construction is illegal under international law and is one of the major obstacles to peace,' the UN coordinator said.

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Israeli settlement approvals hit record high

The Israeli settlement watchdog Peace Now has reported that approvals for settlements in the occupied West Bank, which are illegal ...

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US prosecutors investigated suspected links between Trump and Egypt

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team investigated suspected ties between Egypt and a last-minute campaign finance injection by ...

Greek neo-Nazi leader handed 13-year prison sentence

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Greek neo-Nazi leader handed 13-year prison sentence

A greek court handed a prison sentence to the leader of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn.

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Israel approves first West Bank settler homes since normalisation

Israel has approved its first illegal West Bank settler home since normalising relations with the UAE and Bahrain.

The Israeli foreign exchange companies scamming Gulf investors

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The Israeli foreign exchange companies scamming Gulf investors

An investigation by The New Arab's Arabic-language service reveals that Israeli foreign exchange companies are using young Palestinian-Israelis ...

Tunisians protest after man dies in kiosk demolition

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Tunisians protest after man dies in kiosk demolition

Protests erupted in an impoverished Tunisian town on Tuesday after a man died when authorities demolished an illegal kiosk where he was ...

Turkey to send research ship to east Mediterranean again

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Turkey to send research ship to east Mediterranean again

Turkey announced plans to send the research ship at the centre of an energy rights row with Greece to the eastern Mediterranean again,

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