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Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu was allegedly told to slow down the controversial annexation process, according to an Israel Channel 13 report.

Tear gas, rubber bullets, and attacks on the press: Has the US become an authoritarian state?

Lebanon denies endorsing US Caesar sanctions bill against Syria

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Lebanon denies endorsing US Caesar sanctions bill against Syria

The Caesar Act is a US legislation that sanctions the Syrian regime, including its head Bashar al-Assad, for war crimes against the Syrian population.

Saudi bots spam 'fake news' tweets against Qatar

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Saudi bots spam 'fake news' tweets against Qatar

Saudi spam bots are trying waging a fake news offensive against Qatar.

Athens rejects 'illegal' Turkey oil drilling plan

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Athens rejects 'illegal' Turkey oil drilling plan

Greece attacked Turkey's plan to carry out oil drilling in the eastern Mediterranean, describing it as "a new provocation".

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Trump threatens military crackdown against anti-racist protests

President Donald Trump vowed Monday to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation protests gripping the United States.

CJ Werleman

To stop Uighur abuses, hit China where it hurts

Comment: Western governments must target supply chains, and punish corporations that continue to profit from directly from forced Uighur labour, ...

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UAE says Israeli annexation plan a 'serious setback'

The UAE has said Israel's plan to annex large parts of the West Bank would 'constitute a rejection of the international... consensus towards ...

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Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan are working together in a bid to repel Turkey's growing influence in Jerusalem, an Israeli newspaper revealed.

Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

Top five stories highlighting the Middle East's resilience in the face of the novel coronavirus this week.

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Top Iran body denies negligence in teenage girl's killing

Iran's Guardian Council denied there was a link between the killing of a teenage girl by her father and a delayed child protection law.

Women can't marry without male guardian's permission: Saudi Council

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Women can't marry without male guardian's permission: Saudi Council

Saudi Arabia's Shura Council rejects proposal by female member that would allow women to marry without the permission of a male guardian

UK 'must stop' investing pension funds in Israeli firms

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UK 'must stop' investing pension funds in Israeli firms

UK Local Government Pension Schemes have invested more than £2 billion in companies that aid Israel's occupation.

Mossad chief secretly visits Egypt over West Bank annexation

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Mossad chief secretly visits Egypt over West Bank annexation

Yossi Cohen took a secret trip to Egypt to discuss West Bank annexation.

Florida woman sentenced for supporting Islamic State

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Florida woman sentenced for supporting Islamic State

A woman in the US has been sentenced to prison time after expressing support for Islamic State.

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Iran will continue nuclear work despite US sanctions

Iran has disregarded warning from US and has vowed to continue developing nuclear activities.

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Turkey to drill for hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean

Turkey has sent ships in search of oil and gas off the eastern Mediterranean ahead of planned drilling in the next few months.

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Comment: It's time Justin Trudeau met Saudi Arabia's abysmal human rights record with real action, and cancelled Canada's weapons sales, writes ...

Judit Neurink

Bankrupt Kurdistan is no longer 'the other Iraq'

Comment: The Kurdistan region of Iraq has hit rock bottom. What was once a promising 'other Iraq' is now a politically and financially bankrupt ...

Unconditional solidarity: Palestinians rally support for George Floyd's family

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Unconditional solidarity: Palestinians rally support for George Floyd's family

Palestinians rally in support of George Floyd's family after the death of the unarmed African-American by a white officer, as it emerged a ...

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Twitter conceals Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Twitter has concealed a tweet by Trump calling for shooting Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis.

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

Lawmakers close to Iran are trying to pass legislation that would force Riyadh to pay reparations to Iraqi victims of terrorism perpetrated by ...

Lebanon adopts <em>law</em> to lift banking secrecy for officials

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Lebanon adopts law to lift banking secrecy for officials

Activists have criticised a last-minute change in the law that prevents judges from independently ordering a disclosure.

Israel prevents restoration work at Palestine's historic Ibrahimi Mosque

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Israel prevents restoration work at Palestine's historic Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli authorities prevented construction works inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in occupied Hebron.

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