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Analysis: Biden's relationship with Israel could be tested over Iran, but the president-elect's proclivity for a paradigm shift or a reversal of Trump's anti-Palestinian policies appears rather limited.

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

UK Supreme Court <em>to</em> hear Shamima Begum case

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UK Supreme Court to hear Shamima Begum case

The case of Shamima Begum will be heard by the UK's Supreme Court on Monday.

Pakistan's 'university of jihad' proud of Taliban alumni

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Pakistan's 'university of jihad' proud of Taliban alumni

The Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary has taught several Taliban members currently negotiating with Afghanistan's government.

Assad's sham refugee conference marks dark 50-years of regime

Sam Hamad

Assad's sham refugee conference marks dark 50-years of regime

Comment: Displaced Syrian refugees know all too well that 'reconstruction' can never happen under the grip of a Russian-backed Assad regime, ...

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Algeria supreme court sends Bouteflika's brother for retrial

Algeria's supreme court announced a retrial for the brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two ex-intelligence chiefs.

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Palestinians angered by PA's restoration of Israel security agreement

Social media users have slammed the decision a 'humiliation' for the Palestinian people.

Hugh Lovatt

Don't look to Washington for peace in Israel-Palestine

Analysis: The Palestinian leadership must escape the illusion that Biden will significantly challenge Israeli policy, let alone deliver ...

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Palestinians say restoring cooperation with Israel

The announcement comes as Palestinians have welcomed the victory of Joe Biden, who has pledged to restore US opposition to ...

Israel demands CNN anchor apologise over Trump, Nazi comparison

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Israel demands CNN anchor apologise over Trump, Nazi comparison

A CNN anchor's remarks drew a barrage of angry responses, including from Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich.

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Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

When armed men picked up the 20-year-old Haitham al-Magri for interrogation from his home, his father Mohamed never expected it would be the ...

Azerbaijan extends Armenian pullout deadline from disputed area

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Azerbaijan extends Armenian pullout deadline from disputed area

Baku has agreed to allow Armenian civilians and troops more time to leave the Kalbajar district of Azerbaijan.

Obama says his presidency triggered 'deep-seated panic'

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Obama says his presidency triggered 'deep-seated panic'

Former president Barack Obama says in his upcoming memoir that Donald Trump 'promised an elixir for [the] racial anxiety' of Americans spooked ...

Israel expedites construction in occupied East Jerusalem

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Israel expedites construction in occupied East Jerusalem

Fearing a freeze on settlement construction under a Biden presidency, authorities in Jerusalem have been ordered to usher through ...

Syrians scorn 'manipulative' Assad refugee conference

Diana Alghoul

Syrians scorn 'manipulative' Assad refugee conference

A Russia-backed refugee conference hosted by Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad has been condemned by activists.

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UN food chief: Yemen faces 'looming famine', needs millions

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning World Food Programme warned war-torn Yemen faces "looming famine" and urged nations to immediately provide hundreds of millions of dollars.

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Palestinians in Lebanon rejoice at Trump's presidential defeat

Palestinians in Lebanon had gathered to celebrate Donald Trump's election loss.

Zaina Ujayli

Biden's victory cannot mean complacency

Comment: America may have survived Trump, but now we must work to shore up the cracks in the foundation of our fragile democracy, ...

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Biden signs childhood home wall on election day

More than 100 neighbours, supporters and onlookers gathered to see Joe Biden in his hometown.

Fire Brigades Union calls for investigation into Beirut blast

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Fire Brigades Union calls for investigation into Beirut blast

The joint call comes ahead of three-month anniversary of devastating 4 August blast that killed more than 200 people, including ten emergency ...

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French Muslims, stigmatized by attacks, feel under pressure

French Muslims are facing increasing pressure and stigmatization as a result of a series of violent attacks carried out by extremists and ...

Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

In-depth: Saad Hariri is back by unpopular demand after winning the backing of a narrow majority, almost exactly a year after he resigned amidst ...

2015 Mali attack was 'revenge' for Charlie Hebdo cartoons

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2015 Mali attack was 'revenge' for Charlie Hebdo cartoons

A Mauritanian jihadist told a trial that he had attacked a club in the capital Bamako in 2015, killing five people.

Gas and tensions in the eastern Med

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Gas and tensions in the eastern Med

Relations have been strained in recent months following Turkish exploration and drilling operations in waters claimed by both Cyprus and Greece.

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