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Analysis: The withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan could see a proxy war emerge between India and Pakistan.

Analysis: Iraqi Kurdistan hopes to avoid becoming entangled in a regional cold war.

Afghan president pushing for global 'consensus' on Taliban talks

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Afghan president pushing for global 'consensus' on Taliban talks

Ashraf Ghani is reportedly pushing for a global consensus on peace talks with the Taliban, reports confirmed on Monday.

Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in Bethlehem

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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.

Former world leaders warn against Israel annexation plan

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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 ...

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 Malley.

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Israeli, UAE technology firms sign deal on coronavirus research

A state-linked technology company in the UAE has signed a partnership with two major Israeli defence firms to fight coronavirus, in a ...

Stuart Schrader

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Comment: Given the increasingly apparent entanglements between overseas war and domestic policing, defunding police could be the foundation for ...

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Taliban maintain ties to Al-Qaeda affiliate: Pentagon

The Taliban have continued to work with Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the US Defense Department said in a report.

Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

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Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

Netanyahu's centre-right coalition government had set July 1 as the date from which it could begin implementing US President Donald Trump's ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Will the Caesar Act deter UAE normalisation of Assad?

In-depth: The Syrian regime has become increasingly important to the UAE's geopolitical goals.

Israeli FM casts doubt on annexation

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Israeli FM casts doubt on annexation

“I don’t know what will be. I’m not a prophet,” Gabi Ashkenazi told Israel’s Army Radio.

Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold talks on Syria

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Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold talks on Syria

Turkey, Russia and Iran have been holding talks on Syria via the Astana process.

Germany to adopt resolution against 'illegal' Israeli annexation

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Germany to adopt resolution against 'illegal' Israeli annexation

German authorities could adopt a resolution standing against Israel's 'illegal' annexation plans.

Trump tweets video of fan yelling 'white power'

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Trump tweets video of fan yelling 'white power'

Trump shared a video of a stand-off between anti-Trump protesters and his supporters in which a man chants "white power" - before deleting it ...

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Trump slammed for inaction over 'Russian bounties' in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has been slammed for failing to respond to intelligence accusing Russia of offering rewards to Taliban-linked militants to kill troops of the US-led coalition in Afghanistan.

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US thinks Russia spies aided Taliban attacks: report

The Trump administration believes Russian spies aided attacks against US forces in Afghanistan by offering bounties to the militants.

Ahmed Sewehli

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Comment: Egypt's undemocratic aims and interference in Libya are unwelcome, writes Ahmed Sewehli.

Ali Adam

True to form, Israel will execute annexation in stages

Comment: Colonising Palestinian territories little by little is a tried tested formula that helps Israel avoid accountability. Annexation is no ...

White House undecided on annexation as delegation visits Israel

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White House undecided on annexation as delegation visits Israel

US officials are still undecided about whether to back Israel's annexation of West Bank land after three days of talks, as US diplomats head to ...

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Israel will announce UAE partnership to fight virus

In a speech to graduating Israeli fighter pilots, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said an announcement was expected "in a few moments" and ...

Trump to make big announcement on West Bank annexation

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Trump to make big announcement on West Bank annexation

When asked about Israel's annexation of the West Bank, President Trump's senior advisor Kellyanne Conway said she would leave it to the ...

Arab League: Israeli annexation could ignite a religious war

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Arab League: Israeli annexation could ignite a religious war

Ahmed Aboul Gheit, secretary-general of the 22-member organization, said annexation will also have "broader ramifications on the international ...

Pompeo says annexation up to Israel amid condemnation

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Pompeo says annexation up to Israel amid condemnation

The US Secretary of State defended the move shortly after the UN and Arab League called for Israel to abandon its plans.

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