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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

Biden allegedly told his advisors not to include “any reference to Israeli occupation” into a draft of his campaign’s platform days before it was released on July 15.

Soldier killed in explosion near school in Yemen's Taiz

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Soldier killed in explosion near school in Yemen's Taiz

An explosive device that was seemingly implanted onto a military vehicle detonated near a school in Yemen's third largest Taiz city on Saturday.

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push <em>peace</em> deal

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Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

Yemen's southern separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule, instead committing to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace ...

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Tunisian foreign minister 'fired over Libya stance': reports

Tunisian Foreign Minister Noureddine Erray has voiced his support for Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord, the reports said.

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Jordan may support 'one-state democratic solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict

Jordan's Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said the kingdom may support a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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Egypt parliament greenlights possible intervention in Libya

Egypt's parliament greenlighted a possible deployment of troops beyond its borders, after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of potential ...

Sara Bakhtiar

US will likely stay in Afghanistan, regardless of election

Comment: Though Biden talks about 'ending endless wars', he would likely prolong and even expand the drone programme and US presence in ...

UN expert condemns Israel's 'collective punishment of Palestinians'

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UN expert condemns Israel's 'collective punishment of Palestinians'

Israel is responsible for serious violations against Palestinians, a UN Special Rapporteur said in a report.

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Could the Riyadh agreement end Yemen's crisis?

Analysis: Efforts to revive the Riyadh agreement are unlikely to end Yemen's multi-faceted conflict.

Egypt 'won't stand idle' on security threats from Libya

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Egypt 'won't stand idle' on security threats from Libya

In a meeting with tribal leaders in eastern Libya, Egypt's president said it will not "stand idle" against threats to the country's national ...

US urges Netanyahu to keep alive Palestinian state prospects

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US urges Netanyahu to keep alive Palestinian state prospects

The US has asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to shut off chances of a Palestinian state amid plans to annex parts of the West ...

Back to square one, as the JCPOA turns five

Adnan Tabatabai

Back to square one, as the JCPOA turns five

Comment: Trump's unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear deal has done huge damage to the prospect of any similar future agreement. It's vital we ...

Jordan king says Israel's annexation plans endanger regional <em>peace</em>

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Jordan king says Israel's annexation plans endanger regional peace

The Jordanian king is worried about Israel's plans to annex the West Bank.

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Palestinians 'arrested for backing annexation' on Israeli TV

The Palestinian Authority has arrested several people who said they would favour Israeli annexations in parts of the West Bank, corroborating sources say, despite Ramallah's denial.

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Macron demands Netanyahu scrap annexation plans as 'unlawful'

French President Emmanuel Macron told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that annexing the West Bank would 'contravene international law'.

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Western powers seek condemnation of Syria over sarin attacks

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) executive council is pushing to take action against Damascus for breaching the ...

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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 ...

Hundreds of Australian artists, academics sign anti-annexation letter

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Hundreds of Australian artists, academics sign anti-annexation letter

More than 700 Australian academics and artists have signed a letter calling on Canberra to publicly oppose Israeli plans to annex large parts of ...

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Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in Bethlehem

Israel is set to build 164 illegal settler units in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Israel launches Gaza strikes after rocket fire

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Israel launches Gaza strikes after rocket fire

Israeli aircraft attacked Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip on Sunday night, after Israel reported three rockets fired at its territory.

Former world leaders warn against Israel annexation <em>plan</em>

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Former world leaders warn against Israel annexation plan

The Elders, founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007, called on EU leaders to consider suspending the 27-nation’s Association Agreement with Israel if ...

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Sylvain Cypel

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert ...

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