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Iran’s Foreign Minister Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said the Islamic Republic sent a warning to the US for its 'illegal' measures against Tehran's diplomats.

Wendy Sherman will serve as deputy secretary of state in the Biden administration.

Afghan peace talks resume as bloodshed continues

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Afghan peace talks resume as bloodshed continues

As a wave of targeted killings grips Afghanistan, government negotiators will meet with Taliban representatives to resume talks in Doha, after Washington broke months of deadlock between the two sides.

Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

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Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

While the EU tariff- and quota-free trade deal averted potential business chaos in the immediate future, the divorce will play out in many ...

In final days, a weakened Trump faces veto override

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In final days, a weakened Trump faces veto override

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Trump's veto as "reckless".

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EU and Britain seal post-Brexit trade deal

The 11th hour accord will go into effect on January 1.

Negar Mortazavi

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar talks to Negar Mortazavi about her hopes for the Biden administration's foreign policy, and takes stock of the damage ...

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Afghan talks paused until New Year

Peace talks have been paused until 2021, as the US withdraws its troops from Afghanistan.

Muhammad Shehada

With Ashrawi's resignation goes last shred of PLO decency

Comment: Hanan Ashrawi's departure leaves the PLO a poorer place, headed by a power hungry Abbas, and in desperate need of reform, writes ...

Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Coronavirus at 94

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Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Coronavirus at 94

The former president died at the age of 94 due to complications because of covid-19, his family revealed.

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Hamas chief in Gaza contracts coronavirus

Hamas said Sinwar is in a 'good' condition and working in isolation.

Israelis fatally shoot alleged Palestinian attacker

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Israelis fatally shoot alleged Palestinian attacker

A driver from Jerusalem was shot after allegedly attempting to run over a border guard.

Obituary: Saeb Erekat, the Palestinian chief <em>negotiator</em> and statesman

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Obituary: Saeb Erekat, the Palestinian chief negotiator and statesman

After a career in politics spanning decades, Saeb Erekat did not see the two-state solution he had fought for as chief negotiator.

Top Palestinian official Erekat dies of Covid-19: presidency

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Top Palestinian official Erekat dies of Covid-19: presidency

The leading Palestinian official died after developing respiratory health problems due to Covid.

Lebanese hostage <em>negotiator</em> vows to return Americans from Syria

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Lebanese hostage negotiator vows to return Americans from Syria

Several Americans are missing and believed to be held as hostages in Syria.

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Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

A number of high-level Palestinian officials have tested positive for Covid-19, including Saeb Erekat.

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Palestinian official Saeb Erekat in critical, stable condition

Saed Erakat is in critical, but stable condition, according to his family.

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Top Palestinian official Erekat in ‘critical’ condition after hospitalisation

The Jerusalem hospital treating top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat for coronavirus complications has said that he is in an induced ...

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Top Palestinian official Erekat's health worsens after contracting coronavirus

After contracting Covid-19, Saeb Erekat's condition now requires medical attention in a hospital, the PLO said in a statement.

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Joe Macaron

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Comment: As Israel and Lebanon begin landmark maritime border talks, Joe Macaron takes an in-depth look at the players and issues involved in ...

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Top Palestinian official Erekat tests positive for coronavirus

The PLO has announced that Saeb Erekat, a long-time chief Palestinian negotiator, has been infected with coronavirus

Afghan president urges Taliban to silence guns

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Afghan president urges Taliban to silence guns

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani urged for a ceasefire during a visit in Doha, where peace talks between government and Taliban representatives ...

Top Palestinian official calls for Arab League chief’s resignation

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Top Palestinian official calls for Arab League chief’s resignation

Saeb Erakat, the General Secretary of the PLO’s Executive Committee, called on Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit to resign after ...

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

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The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and ...

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