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Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut and killed thousands in the 2006 war

In Patras, young Afghan migrants strive to reach western Europe. For those willing to endure an often brutal journey, the dream of building a new life awaits.

Israel, Hezbollah 'don't want new war': Experts

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Israel, Hezbollah 'don't want new war': Experts

Tensions between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah spiked last Monday along the UN-demarcated Blue Line after months of relative calm.

Lebanon's alliance with the US has run its course

Michal Kranz

Lebanon's alliance with the US has run its course

Comment: Unless the US takes serious steps to repair the relationship, there will be few incentives left for the Lebanese to keep the ...

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Coronavirus crisis sparks a young Israeli anti-government protest movement

Thousands have been taking to the streets several times a week to protest the Israeli government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trump banks on 'silent majority' ahead of Presidential elections

President Donald Trump mounted a strident defense of his wavering reelection bid with 100 days to go in a campaign that has seen him underwater ...

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Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

Trump faces possible humiliation at the hands of Biden, a man he derides as "sleepy" and mentally incompetent, yet who leads by double digits in ...

Stasa Salacanin

How the West lost influence in Libya's war

Libya's conflict has exposed deep divides within the EU and Nato, leaving non-Western powers to fill the vacuum.

India and China play political football with Muslims

CJ Werleman

India and China play political football with Muslims

Comment: Both Beijing and New Delhi are seeking to smear each other's reputation by pointing to their respective mistreatment of Muslims, writes ...

Mitchell Plitnick

The race for Biden's foreign policy agenda

Comment: Progressives must make a concerted effort at real influence in a potential Biden administration, narrowing the space for the Never ...

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 ...

US envoy to Israel: A hardliner on annexation?

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US envoy to Israel: A hardliner on annexation?

A fervent supporter of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the US envoy to Israel has emerged as a central figure in the uncertainty ...

Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

Stasa Salacanin

Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

Annexation of the West Bank could be the final blow to Jordan's peace treaty with Israel.

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Stuart Schrader

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Comment: Given the increasingly apparent entanglements between overseas war and domestic policing, defunding police could be the foundation for ...

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Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

Netanyahu's centre-right coalition government had set July 1 as the date from which it could begin implementing US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace proposal.

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Hamas tests rockets to warn Israel over annexation plan

The showcase launch of about 20 test rockets from the coastal Palestinian territory came as thousands of people in Gaza City answered Hamas ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE is gradually eclipsing Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Comment: The STC's takeover of Socotra indicates that the United Arab Emirates has marginalised Saudi Arabia into a weaker position, at least ...

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South Africa’s chief justice condemned for pro-Israel remarks

The chief justice of South Africa has been condemned by the ruling ANC and other parties for getting involved in politics and making pro-Israeli ...

Palestinians face uncertainty amid crashing economy and Israeli annexation

Ibrahim Husseini

Palestinians face uncertainty amid crashing economy and Israeli annexation

Two pressing issues dominate the conversation among Palestinians - a struggling economy and Israel's anticipated annexation.

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Israeli historian, peace activist Zeev Sternhell dies at 85

Polish-born Zeev Sternhell was an outspoken champion of Palestinian rights who strongly criticised Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

UK Jews reject Israel's 'racist' new UK ambassador

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UK Jews reject Israel's 'racist' new UK ambassador

Israel has appointed a right-wing minister who supports unilateral annexation of the West Bank as its ambassador to the UK.

Germany's Sea Watch rescues 100 migrants off Libya

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Germany's Sea Watch rescues 100 migrants off Libya

The dinghy was found 29 nautical miles off Zawyia, 40 kilometres (25 miles) west of Tripoli, Sea Watch said on Twitter.

The threat of Israeli annexation: The American dimension

Khalil E. Jahshan

The threat of Israeli annexation: The American dimension

Comment: The US government has transcended its traditional role as accessory to that of full partner in Israel's illegal occupation of ...

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