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The controversial NSO Group has sold hacking software to countries across the globe, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

The United States has revealed a set of possible sanctions it could lift if Iran under a return to a nuclear accord.

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

Egypt says Ethiopia dam constructions will cause ‘great harm’

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Egypt says Ethiopia dam constructions will cause ‘great harm’

Cairo says that new outlets constructed by Ethiopia on its Great Renaissance Dam will severely restrict the flow of Nile waters, causing harm to ...

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

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EU diplomat warns 'hard work' to save Iran deal

EU chief negotiator Enrique Mora hailed said 'ongoing challenges' remained in saving the landmark 2015 Iran deal.

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Pakistan parliament postpones debate on expelling French ambassador

Pakistan's parliament has postponed a debate on whether the country should expel the French ambassador, which will now take place on Friday.

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Iran seemingly denies Saudi talks, Israel fears JCPOA return

Iran's foreign ministry has seemingly denied reconciliation talks with Saudi Arabia.

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Russia says Iran nuclear talks enter 'drafting stage'

A Russian diplomat taking part in talks to save the landmark Iran nuclear deal said Monday that the negotiations had entered 'the ...

Military officials advised Biden to leave ‘residual Afghan force'

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Military officials advised Biden to leave ‘residual Afghan force'

Senior US military leaders reportedly believe there could be a resurgence of Al-Qaeda or that the Taliban could take Kabul.

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Pakistan police and rangers taken hostage in anti-France protests

Supporters of the now-banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) radical party have taken at least seven hostages during an anti-France protest.

Saudi, Iranian officials hold direct talks in Baghdad: report

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Saudi, Iranian officials hold direct talks in Baghdad: report

The first round of the talks, which marked the first major negotiations between Riyadh and Tehran since 2016, were held on April 9.

Ethiopian FM accuses Egypt, Sudan of ‘monopolizing’ Nile

Amr Salahi

Ethiopian FM accuses Egypt, Sudan of ‘monopolizing’ Nile

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister has spoken out against a 1959 treaty between Egypt and Sudan dividing Nile water, accusing the two downstream ...

Iran nuclear talks set to resume in Vienna

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Iran nuclear talks set to resume in Vienna

The Russian ambassador to Vienna, Mikhail Ulyanov, spoke of "slow but steady progress in the negotiations on restoration of the nuclear ...

Iran names Natanz suspect, says he fled country

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Iran names Natanz suspect, says he fled country

State television named the suspect in the sabotage of its key nuclear site as 43-year-old Reza Karimi, claiming that an Interpol "red notice" ...

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US warns of punitive actions for Lebanese blocking reforms

David Hale, undersecretary of state for political affairs, did not specify what kind of punitive actions Lebanese officials could face.

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Iran's supreme leader: Vienna offers 'not worth looking at’

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

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Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said the foundations of Sunday's Natanz uranium enrichment facility attack in Iran would have probably been set a ...

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Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Egypt and Ethiopia have been invited for talks by Sudan to discuss the ongoing disagreements related to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Israel, US hold talks ahead of Iran nuclear <em>negotiations</em>

Brooke Anderson

Israel, US hold talks ahead of Iran nuclear negotiations

Israel and the US met virtually for strategic talks, where differences have emerged over a possible new nuclear deal with Iran.

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Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

Negotiations are underway between the Suez Canal authorities and the owners of the ship that blocked the passage for a number of days, ...

Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

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Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

The announcement has been confirmed by the UN's nuclear watchdog and comes after an explosion knocked out power at Iran's main nuclear facility.

Egypt 'seizes' megaship over nearly $1bn Suez claim

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Egypt 'seizes' megaship over nearly $1bn Suez claim

A megaship which blocked Egypt's Suez Canal and crippled world trade for nearly a week has been 'seized' on court orders.

Zarif and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

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Zarif and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

Iran and Russia warned that an attack on the Natanz atomic site and new EU sanctions could harm ongoing negotiations.

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