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Prime Minister Mitsotakis remains 'optimistic' for a diplomatic solution with 'aggressive' Turkey.

The Palestinian President is appealing to the UN after Arab states normalised with Israel.

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Josh Ruebner

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 Israel but backed by Britain and the US.

Naming Qatar a major non-NATO ally

Giorgio Cafiero

Naming Qatar a major non-NATO ally

Analysis: The move would be a huge boost to the US-Qatar partnership and another reminder of how the blockade has failed to drive a wedge ...

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Rights group urges Ireland to recognise Palestine

Al-Haq sent a letter to the Irish leadership, urging them to ratify the Occupied Territories Bill and recognise Palestine as a state.

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Honduras to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem within months

Honduras announced that it hoped to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of the year.

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Iran gas attack victims say horrors are a warning

Iraq's gas attack on Sardasht, a Kurdish town in northwestern Iran, is considered to be the first time chemical weapons deliberately targeted ...

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

Palestinians 'need to help themselves', says UAE deputy minister

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Palestinians 'need to help themselves', says UAE deputy minister

Palestinians have been outraged by the UAE's normalisation deal with Israel.

Suraya Dadoo

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Comment: As Sudan seeks to appease Washington through normalising ties with Israel, any such deal would be betray its own people as well as ...

Serbian official says Israel embassy move ‘not definite’

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Serbian official says Israel embassy move ‘not definite’

An advisor to Serbia’s president says that the Balkan country’s plan to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, announced by Donald Trump ...

Fighting for MENA <em>recognition</em> in the US census

Brooke Anderson

Fighting for MENA recognition in the US census

Advocates from Middle Eastern and North African communities have fought for decades to get their own check box on US census forms.

Chad mulls embassy in Jerusalem, Israel PM claims

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Chad mulls embassy in Jerusalem, Israel PM claims

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed Chad is considering the possible opening of an embassy in Jerusalem.

EU warns Serbia over Jerusalem embassy move

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EU warns Serbia over Jerusalem embassy move

The EU voiced "serious concern and regret" over Belgrade's commitment to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, casting a shadow over the ...

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Turkey 'disappointed' by Kosovo's move to recognise Israel

Kosovo is set to place its Israel mission in Jerusalem and in exchange earn Israel's recognition, in moves to further legitimise its statehood.

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Bangladesh mosque gas explosion toll rises to 24

Burnt worshippers reportedly threw themselves into an open sewer next to the mosque to escape the flames.

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Kosovo to recognise Israel, Serbia to relocate embassy

As part of a US-brokered accord to normalise economic ties, Kosovo has agreed to recognise Israel and Serbia will move its embassy from Tel Aviv ...

Munzoul Assal

Normalisation with Israel: Could Sudan be next?

Normalisation with Israel may facilitate Sudan's removal from the US terror list but risks exacerbating divisions within the transitional ...

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Sarah Daoud

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Comment: Negotiations between Hamas and Israel to de-escalate in exchange for providing medical aid to Gaza could contribute to further ...

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Saudi allows overflights by UAE services to 'all countries'

Saudi Arabia has accepted an Emirati request to allow 'crossing the kingdom's airspace for flights heading to the UAE and departing from it to ...

President Macron told Hezbollah MP 'prove you are Lebanese'

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President Macron told Hezbollah MP 'prove you are Lebanese'

The French president reportedly met the Hezbollah official last month.

Satellite imagery reveals skyrocketing number of China's internment camps

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Satellite imagery reveals skyrocketing number of China's internment camps

Satellite images from Xinjiang show where hundreds of prisons have been constructed since 2018 to accommodate China's mass incarceration of ...

Pompeo meets with Bahrain crown prince amid normalisation tour

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Pompeo meets with Bahrain crown prince amid normalisation tour

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Bahrain's crown prince amid a Middle East charm offensive aimed at fostering more diplomatic ties ...

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