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Wall Street closed at a record high following the inauguration of US President Joe Biden.

Comment: Debate over deplatforming Trump misses the point: That from India to Myanmar, Silicon Valley has failed to police hate speech for years, writes Jillian C. York.

UK company cancels Turkey exports over Karabakh drone use

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UK company cancels Turkey exports over Karabakh drone use

A number of Western companies have been pressured not to supply parts to Turkish drone giant Baykar.

US blacklists China's CNOOC, S&P deletes from stock indices

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US blacklists China's CNOOC, S&P deletes from stock indices

The move reflects outgoing President Donald Trump's flurry of last minute pressure on Beijing as his days in office wind down.

Muslim app sold data to US government-linked firm

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Muslim app sold data to US government-linked firm

Salaat First had been downloaded by more than 10 million times on Android.

Yara Hawari

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 saw the further erosion of Palestinian rights.

Eldar Mamedov

The EU should stop coddling Middle East dictators

Comment: The EU's double standard when it comes to 'friendly authoritarians' like Sisi undermines its credibility and weakens the promotion of ...

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Iran builds at underground nuclear facility amid US tensions

Tehran agreed to quit enriching uranium at the facility as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Erdogan calls US sanctions 'attack on sovereignty'

Erdogan noted that sanctions had never been used against a fellow NATO member before.

US slaps sanctions on Turkey over Russian arms purchase

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US slaps sanctions on Turkey over Russian arms purchase

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on Turkey's military procurement agency after the NATO ally defiantly bought Russia's ...

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Turkey hopes for 'good start' with Biden

Turkey has had a turbulent relationship with incumbent US President Donald Trump's administration but is hoping for better relations during the ...

West Bank goods to be labeled Israeli in Bahrain

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West Bank goods to be labeled Israeli in Bahrain

Bahrain will allow Israeli goods produced in the West Bank to be labeled as 'Made in Israel'.

UK first nation to roll out Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

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UK first nation to roll out Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Pfizer chief executive Albert Bourla said the UK certification was a "historic moment in the fight against Covid-19".

UK to unveil 'largest <em>military</em> investment' in three decades

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UK to unveil 'largest military investment' in three decades

Boris Johnson is set to announce the largest investment in arms since the Cold War.

US <em>military</em> buying data mined from Muslim apps

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US military buying data mined from Muslim apps

The US military is buying data of people around the world, harvested apps, which seem to target Muslims in particular, reports ...

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Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

Donald Trump has barred Americans from investing in companies that US officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

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Israel delivers first Iron Dome radar to US

Commentators say the Iron Dome's ability to intercept Katyusha-style rockets and mortars at very short ranges could be useful in protecting the ...

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Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

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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.

EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

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EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

The EU sanctioned Putin's inner circle over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny and Kremlin meddling in Libya's civil war.

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UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

Israelis have opposed the UAE's planned purchase of cutting-edge fighter jets from the US.

GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

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GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

Nayef Falaj Al-Hajraf, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] landed in Doha on Sunday.

US pushing to make Qatar a non-NATO ally

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US pushing to make Qatar a non-NATO ally

"We're going to move ahead, we hope, with designating Qatar a major non-NATO ally," a senior US official told reporters

Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

Emile Nakhleh

Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

Comment: Bahrain's decision to normalise ties with Israel is a boon for authoritarianism and autocracy, and one that endangers Arabs both ...

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