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Fawzia Koofi, a member of parliament and a strong critic of the Taliban, was shot in her right hand and remains in a stable condition.

The United Nations Development Programme said it also wanted to find out how much the August 4 blast in the Lebanese capital may have polluted the Mediterranean Sea.

Lebanon's Hezbollah says will ignore Hariri killing verdict

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Lebanon's Hezbollah says will ignore Hariri killing verdict

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is expected to hand down its verdict on Tuesday to four suspects, who were all being tried in absentia and are alleged members of Hezbollah.

Iran threatens 'dangerous future' for UAE after 'shameful' normalisation

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Iran threatens 'dangerous future' for UAE after 'shameful' normalisation

Iran has threatened the UAE with a 'dangerous future' after they became the first Gulf Arab country to officially normalise ties with Israel.

Fresh Israeli strikes on Gaza targets over balloon attacks

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Fresh Israeli strikes on Gaza targets over balloon attacks

The Palestinian Red Crescent said that a pregnant woman and a three-year-old child were injured in the attacks and taken to hospital.

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Netanyahu thanks Egypt, Oman, Bahrain for 'supporting' UAE deal

Palestinian media condemned the "triple aggression against Palestinian rights", referring to the Jewish state, the Emirates and the deal's broker.

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UN rejects US bid to extend Iran arms embargo

Only two of the Council's 15 members voted in favour, highlighting the division between Washington and its European allies since Donald ...

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Palestinians rally in fury against Israel-UAE normalisation deal

Demonstrators in Jerusalem trampled on images of UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, chanting slogans demanding that the Gulf country ...

Stasa Salacanin

How Jordan's crackdown on the teachers' union risks backfiring

Jordan has closed the teachers' union and arrested dozens of members to quell recent protests. But the crackdown on civic dissent could come at ...

MbS' Khashoggi-style plot against exiled rival, Saad al-Jabri

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MbS' Khashoggi-style plot against exiled rival, Saad al-Jabri

Comment: The lawsuit will have implications for the US intelligence apparatus, and under a potential Biden presidency could even shape US policy ...

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Turkey hits out at France over Mediterranean crisis

Turkey lashed out at France over tensions in the eastern Mediterranean as EU foreign ministers met to discuss the crisis in ...

11-year-old Palestinian boy goes viral for rapping skills

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11-year-old Palestinian boy goes viral for rapping skills

11-year-old 'Abdul' from Gaza has taken the internet by storm with his cover of a song by Palestinian rapper Waheeb Hasan.

UAE defends Israel normalisation deal

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UAE defends Israel normalisation deal

The UAE defended its peace deal with Israel as a move designed to "shake up" a deadlocked Middle East diplomacy.

Mossad chief to visit UAE to cement normalisation: report

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Mossad chief to visit UAE to cement normalisation: report

Israel's intelligence community has lauded Yossi Cohen for spearheading efforts to forge the agreement, according to local media reports.

Iran, Turkey slam UAE-Israel 'betrayal' of Palestinians

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Iran, Turkey slam UAE-Israel 'betrayal' of Palestinians

Turkey has criticised the US-brokered deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates as 'betraying the Palestinian cause'.

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Beirut identifies its dead, judge named to lead probe

As rescue workers uncover remains of firefighters killed in the blast that rocked Lebanon's capital Beirut, a judge was appointed to lead the investigation into the disaster.

Muhammad Shehada

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Comment: UAE had already sold out the Palestinians, now it's taking the credit for 'stopping annexation' - a process that is happening anyway, ...

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Palestinians feel 'betrayal' of Israel-UAE normalisation deal

Palestinians have expressed disappointment and betrayal following the agreement to normalise ties between Israel and the UAE.

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Netanyahu thanks Arab countries for supporting UAE normalisation deal

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed gratitude towards Egypt, Oman and Bahrain for welcoming the Israeli-UAE normalisation ...

Kushner hints more Arab countries will normalise Israel relations

Kushner hints more Arab countries will normalise Israel relations

Senior adviser Jared Kushner has hinted that more Arab countries will normalise relations with Israel.

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EU welcomes Israel-UAE normalisation deal

The European Union welcomed the normalisation agreement between Israel and the UAE and affirmed its support for a two state solution between the ...

Turkey could suspend relations with UAE after Israel deal

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Turkey could suspend relations with UAE after Israel deal

Turkey may suspend its diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates following a deal to normalise ties with Israel, Turkish President ...

Israel blocks $30 million Qatari aid to Gaza

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Israel blocks $30 million Qatari aid to Gaza

Israel has launched fresh strikes on Gaza, blocked fuel imports and restricted the besieged strip's coastal fishing zone.

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Leila al-Shami

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime ...

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