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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has dismissed offers made at recent talks in Vienna between Iran and major world powers.

Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh called for the international community to take 'serious action' after Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque as Ramadan began, preventing the call to prayer.

Pentagon chief to visit Israel amid Iran talks

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Pentagon chief to visit Israel amid Iran talks

The visit of the highest ranked member of the Biden administration to Israel comes as Washington tries to return to Iran's nuclear deal, a deal opposed by Tel Aviv.

Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

The first-ever report issued by Russian NGOs on the Syrian conflict gives a rare insight into abuses committed by Russian forces.

Israeli-Palestinian event refused advertising space for 'controversial' <em>memorial</em> service

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Israeli-Palestinian event refused advertising space for 'controversial' memorial service

Combatants for Peace were denied advertising billboards by an Israeli company, who claimed the adverts were too controversial.

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Oman and China sign visa waiver agreement

Oman and China signed a waiver visa agreement on Monday, as the two countries held talks on strengthening ties.

Zainab Mehdi

Artist Piers Secunda uses 9/11 detritus for peace-affirming art

British artist and sculptor Piers Secunda has been making drawings using rust ink, paying particular attention to surroundings nearby Osama bin ...

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Activists file Syria torture case against Russian mercenaries

Three groups from Russia, France and Syria announced a landmark legal case in Moscow against Russian mercenary group Wagner over the torture of ...

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Landmark Syria case filed against Russian Wagner militants

The Russian mercenary group Wagner is accused of torture and murder in Syria.

New Zealand has duty to support Muslim community: Ardern

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New Zealand has duty to support Muslim community: Ardern

Hundreds of people turned out for the Christchurch mosque memorial service, to remember the 51 people killed and dozens wounded when a ...

Harry Hagopian

Pope Francis in Iraq: Healing, piety and PR

Comment: Pope Francis' highly anticipated visit to Iraq places a host of spiritual and political expectations on the charismatic pontiff. Here's ...

Lebanon multi-faith service for slain activist sparks row

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Lebanon multi-faith service for slain activist sparks row

A multi-faith memorial service for slain Lebanese activist Lokman Slim triggered a row after a Shia cleric was criticised for taking ...

The West's dangerous dalliance with Hindu extremists

Arif Rafiq

The West's dangerous dalliance with Hindu extremists

Comment: Power politics and the pursuit of profits are driving the West's enabling of the RSS and other Hindu extremist groups in India, writes ...

UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

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UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

Jewish community leaders are planning to speak out against China’s persecution of its Uighur Muslim minority on Holocaust Memorial ...

Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

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Trump leaves White House, skipping Biden inauguration

Donald Trump has left the White House, breaking with tradition as he finally leaves Washington.

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'Pray' for Biden team, says Trump on last day

Outgoing President Donald Trump for the first time wished success to President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.

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US soldier charged with plotting attack on 9/11 Memorial

A US soldier was arrested for allegedly trying to help the Islamic State attack targets that include the 9/11 Memorial in New York.

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Victims' governments demand justice on anniversary of plane downing

Canada, Britain, Ukraine and other nations have called on Iran to facilitate a 'transparent' investigation into a Ukrainian passenger jet's ...

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Two photos that sum up America's racism problem

As the United States confronts pro-Trump rioters, people have shared images of Black Lives Matter protesters to demonstrate the differences.

Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran deal

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Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran deal

Israel's ambassador to Berlin, Jeremy Issacharoff, said he welcomed more active involvement of Germany in Middle East diplomacy.

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Tensions in Armenia as thousands mourn Karabakh victims

The Armenian prime minister led a march to remember the lives of those lost in the waar.

Lebanon's PM refuses further questioning over port blast

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Lebanon's PM refuses further questioning over port blast

Premier Hassan Diab has rejected the charges as "politically targeting" the position of prime minister, accusing the prosecutor leading the ...

Before a public <em>memorial</em>, Beirut needs to heal

Florence Massena

Before a public memorial, Beirut needs to heal

With homes still destroyed and no one held accountable for Beirut's devastating port blast, plans to build a memorial site could prove ...

Beirut silos at heart of debate about port blast

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Beirut silos at heart of debate about port blast

The Beirut explosion cost the lives of hundreds, and decimated the city centre, and Lebanon is still reeling from the destruction caused.

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