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Qatar and Turkey have signed a number of economic agreements.

Book Club: Susan Abulhawa's award-winning third novel is a compelling and emotive contemplation of the Palestinian struggle.

Pompeo in Turkey for visit with no official talks

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Pompeo in Turkey for visit with no official talks

Mike Pompeo met with the spiritual leader of the Greek Orthodox world as talks to arrange a meeting with the Turkish president fell apart.

Clock ticking, Trump looks set to hasten Afghanistan pullout

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Clock ticking, Trump looks set to hasten Afghanistan pullout

US President Donald Trump has moved ahead with plans to pull out of Afghanistan as he fills the Pentagon with loyalists.

Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

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Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

Donald Trump has barred Americans from investing in companies that US officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

Abed Ayoub and Khaled A. Beydoun

President Biden must reward Arab Americans for their support

Comment: Biden's campaign understood that Arab and Muslim voting blocs are essential for victory, his future administration should govern accordingly, write Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub.

Nizar Hassan

Hariri's return: the fruit of a counterrevolution

Comment: By returning Hariri to the premiership, Lebanon's ruling class has completed a counterrevolutionary cycle that started with his ...

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Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit ...

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World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

The world watches with baited breath as the US elections slowly draw to a close.

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Azmi Bishara

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Comment: President Macron's defence of the Prophet Muhammad cartoons raises important questions around secularism and free speech in a global ...

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UAE sends over $550 million to Sudan after normalisation

After apparent pressure on Sudan to normalise ties with Israel, the UAE has sent aid to the African country.

US elections and the Eastern Mediterranean tinderbox

Eva J. Koulouriotis

US elections and the Eastern Mediterranean tinderbox

Analysis: The road to a solution between Athens and Ankara is shorter if it does not pass through Washington.

Dubai goes kosher after Israel peace deal

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Dubai goes kosher after Israel peace deal

Restaurants and caterers in Dubai are rushing to prepare for what they hope will be a flood of Jewish visitors arriving on new direct flights.

Shock, sympathy, mockery: World reacts to Trump infection

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Shock, sympathy, mockery: World reacts to Trump infection

World leaders and officials were quick to weigh in, and there was both sympathy and something approaching schadenfreude.

Qatar Airways gets $2.0 bln aid after huge loss

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Qatar Airways gets $2.0 bln aid after huge loss

Qatar Airways said it received $2.0 billion in state aid to weather the coronavirus crisis, as it posted huge annual losses after enduring one ...

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Qatar Airways says losses reach $1.9B amid pandemic, boycott

Long-haul carrier Qatar Airways on Sunday reported revenue losses of $1.9 billion for the past year.

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

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Qatar rules out normalisation with Israel: official

Qatar's assistant foreign minister has assured that Doha will not follow the footsteps of the UAE and Bahrain in normalising relations with ...

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Bahrain's opposition slams 'betrayal' of Palestinians following Israel normalisation

The hashtags "Bahrainis against normalisation" and "normalisation is betrayal" were trending on Twitter after US President Donald Trump ...

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Assia Belgacem

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Book Club: Carol Isaacs's stunning graphic novel is a vivid journey into the history of Iraq's Jewish community.

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Trump hints at Saudi participation in UAE-Israel deal

While President Trump did not explicitly name the country, he suggested Saudi Arabia may eventually follow the UAE in normalising relations with ...

Bahrain to normalise relations with Israel 'within a month'

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Bahrain to normalise relations with Israel 'within a month'

Bahrain will normalise relations with Israel within a month as Mossad carries out 'intense' communications with Manama.

Tunisian woman faces 176 years for using fake cheques

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Tunisian woman faces 176 years for using fake cheques

Her case has prompted questions over the fate of outgoing Prime Minister Elias Fakhfakh, who resigned last month after allegations of financial ...

Far-right US militants arrested in plot to aid Hamas

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Far-right US militants arrested in plot to aid Hamas

Two members of the so-called Boogaloo Bois have been charged with conspiring and attempting to provide material support to Hamas, which is ...

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