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Analysis: With rapid changes in the Middle East amid a fluid geopolitical landscape, Turkey could be poised to mend ties with Israel.

In one of his final acts as president, Donald Trump has moved Israel from the US European military command to the Central Command (CENTCOM).

Israel to push Biden to limit criticism of UAE

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Israel to push Biden to limit criticism of UAE

Israel is lobbying the incoming Biden administration to limit US criticism of the Gulf’s human rights record and military actions in Yemen.

Lebanon's Hariri pays unannounced visit to Erdogan

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Lebanon's Hariri pays unannounced visit to Erdogan

Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri paid an unannounced visit to Turkey to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Ali Bakeer

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Analysis: The breakthrough in resolving the Gulf crisis will have geopolitical implications, creating both new opportunities and challenges.

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Jordan says wants dialogue with Iran to 'end tensions'

Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said Jordan "supports the launching of a dialogue with Iran on the nuclear issue".

Paul Iddon

What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

Analysis: With Haftar's allies divided, questions loom about the LNA leader's future role in Libya.

Stasa Salacanin

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Analysis: Non-Arab powers have emerged as new regional centres of influence in the Middle East's changing geopolitical map.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Challenges plague new Afghan peace talks

Afghan negotiators are having a challenging time with the peace process.

Israel could purchase additional F-35 squadron before Trump leaves

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Israel could purchase additional F-35 squadron before Trump leaves

Israel's defence minister has expressed interest in purchasing an additional F-35 squadron.

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OPEC+ meeting to set February production levels

After agreeing to a slight boost for January, OPEC+ ministers will meet on Monday to set oil production levels for next month, amid a highly ...

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

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The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

Ousted Algeria leader's 'secret child' loses appeal against jail

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Ousted Algeria leader's 'secret child' loses appeal against jail

Zoulikha Nachinache was found guilty of money laundering, influence peddling, squandering public funds and illicit transfer of foreign ...

Algeria to roll out Russian Covid vaccine in January

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Algeria to roll out Russian Covid vaccine in January

The country had signed a "mutual agreement with a Russian laboratory for acquisition of the coronavirus vaccine from January".

Fuad Shahbazov

Turkey's rise and Iran's decline in the South Caucasus

Analysis: With Turkey asserting its influence in the South Caucasus region during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Iran must now adapt to a new geopolitical reality.

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Russian and Libyan foreign ministers meet in Moscow

Russia's Sergey Lavrov and Libya's Mohammed Taher Siala met to discuss the ceasefire in the North African country.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey, US in talks over sanctions imposed over S-400s

Turkey and the US are set to discuss sanctions over the purchase of Russian weapons.

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Revolt Against the Sun: When the political is personal

Book Club: Nazik al-Mala'ika was one of the most important Arab poets of the twentieth century. Revolt Against the Sun presents her key works in ...

In final days, a weakened Trump faces veto override

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In final days, a weakened Trump faces veto override

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Trump's veto as "reckless".

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey vows 'retaliation' against attacks by east Libya strongman

Attacks against Turkey by rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar will have consequences, the Turkish defence minister said on Sunday.

Russia foils IS attack on security services, ministry employees

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Russia foils IS attack on security services, ministry employees

Russian forces foiled an Islamic State plot to attack an administrative building belonging to security services as well as an assault targeting ...

In town brutalised by IS, Iraq tests its power

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In town brutalised by IS, Iraq tests its power

The Iraqi government is attempting to restore control over Sinjar, the Yazidi homeland previously controlled by a web of paramilitary ...

US blames Iran for 'Enemies of the People' website

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US blames Iran for 'Enemies of the People' website

A website reportedly created to sow discord and division in the US during the presidential elections may be been created by Iranian 'cyber ...

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