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Several airlines on Thursday suspended services to Israel amid mass global criticism.

US lawmakers expressed deep concern over Israel's planned displacement of Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

Hamas 'ready' for war or peace: Haniyeh

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Hamas 'ready' for war or peace: Haniyeh

Hamas' chief said 'the resistance is ready' for either eventuality.

The Iraq Report: Anti-Iran protests over Karbala killing

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The Iraq Report: Anti-Iran protests over Karbala killing

Anti-Iran protests are mounting in a 'prelude to a summer of discontent and violence,' as Iraq is the staging ground for direct talks ...

The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East

Ramona Wadi

The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East

Book Club: Liat Berdugo's The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East delves straight into the concept of visual imagery, politics, psychology ...

Stasa Salacanin

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

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US Treasury sanctions more individuals accused of Hezbollah links

Hezbollah's financial firm, Al-Qard Al-Hassan, operates independently from Lebanon's banking sector.

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US contractor leaves Iraq base over rocket attacks

The attacks are rarely claimed, and when they are it is by obscure groups that experts say are a facade for Iran-backed Iraqi factions.

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Hamas vows to continue rocket attacks against Israel

Hamas vowed to continue rocket strikes against Israel following violence on Monday which saw hundreds of Palestinians injured at Jerusalem’s ...

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Eva Thiebaud

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in ...

Thomas O. Falk

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political ...

Taliban declare three-day Afghan ceasefire for Eid holiday

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Taliban declare three-day Afghan ceasefire for Eid holiday

The Taliban declared a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan to mark this week's Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Large Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean

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Large Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean

A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean on Sunday.

Maldives ex-president 'critical' after assassination attempt

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Maldives ex-president 'critical' after assassination attempt

Mohamed Nasheed, 53, underwent 16 hours of life-saving operations for injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs in the ...

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West ...

The New Arab Staff

Gunfire exchanged as Israeli forces search for shooting suspect

Shots were reportedly exchanged in a town in the occupied West Bank where the suspect was initially believed to be.

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'Illegal EU measures' linked to 2,000 refugee deaths: report

A report released by The Guardian has claimed that thousands of refugee deaths could be linked to 'illegal methods' used by some EU member states

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Rocket attack targets US in Iraq: army

The attacks come as Iraq's prime minister discusses a possible timeline for the withdrawal of US troops with diplomat Brett McGurk.

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving ...

Famed UK 'Dambusters' squadron deployed to Syria, Iraq

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Famed UK 'Dambusters' squadron deployed to Syria, Iraq

RAF 617 Squadron is en route to conduct missions over Syria and Iraq, which will target Islamic State group militants.

Yousra Samir Imran

Sherihan: The return of the Arab world’s Ramadan icon

As Sherihan’s magical performance in Vodafone Egypt’s Ramadan advertisement evoked feelings of nostalgia throughout the Middle East, Yousra ...

Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

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Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) took responsibility for the downing of the helicopter gunship during fierce clashes near the town of Momauk

Two rockets target Baghdad airport base housing US troops

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Two rockets target Baghdad airport base housing US troops

Two rockets targeted an airbase at Iraq's Baghdad airport housing US-led coalition troops on Sunday, in the second such attack in 10 days, the ...

Khamenei says remarks by Zarif in audio leak 'mistake'

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Khamenei says remarks by Zarif in audio leak 'mistake'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday slammed as a 'big mistake' remarks by his foreign minister.

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