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Kuwait will not normalise with Israel, a report cited officials as saying, after Trump claimed the country was willing to join its so-called 'peace deal'.

Khairi Hanoun, a Palestinian activist who was the victim of an incident earlier this month where an Israeli soldier placed a knee on his neck, was detained on Monday

EU sanctions three companies for violating Libya arms embargo

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EU sanctions three companies for violating Libya arms embargo

The EU has imposed sanctions on three companies who have allegedly violated the Libya arms embargo, one of them Turkish, amid concerns that the move could worsen relations with Turkey

WATCH: Egyptian protesters overturn police truck on 'Palacegate' anniversary

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WATCH: Egyptian protesters overturn police truck on 'Palacegate' anniversary

Egyptian protesters angry at the potential demolition of unlicensed buildings in their village have overturned a police truck on the first ...

Riot breaks out at Syria prison holding IS militants

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Riot breaks out at Syria prison holding IS militants

The riot comes ten days after a similar incident, sparked when prison officials discovered an escape tunnel dug into the prison walls.

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Russian warplanes strike Idlib in heaviest bombardment since ceasefire

Russian warplanes on Sunday launched approximately 30 strikes on the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib, following increasing disagreements with Turkey, which backs Syrian rebels.

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First arrests in Iraq PM's anti-corruption drive: sources

The arrests represent a rare instance in which current Iraqi officials are subject to judicial procedures.

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Saudi Arabia slams oil producers for flouting production cuts

Saudi Arabia is pushing for countries that have flouted the supply curb agreements to compensate with new limits.

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Trump plans executive order to punish Iran arms trade

Donald Trump is preparing an executive order for further sanctions against countries that violate the arms embargo against Iran.

Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

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Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

Israel is considering extending its Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline 700 kilometres southeast to the Yanbu oil refineries in Saudi Arabia.

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Scores denounce Charlie Hebdo cartoons in Iraq capital

Protesters gathered outside the French embassy in Baghdad to condemn the 'repeated insults from the French media' against Islam's Prophet ...

Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel: report

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Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel: report

Experts fear the Kingdom could move forward with a nuclear weapons programme.

Yemen warring sides in 'final' talks on prisoner-swap deal

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Yemen warring sides in 'final' talks on prisoner-swap deal

Yemen's warring sides will met in Geneva on Thursday for UN-sponsored talks on a deal to release more than 1,400 prisoners.

Covid-19 heaps misery on Algeria's wilting vineyards

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Covid-19 heaps misery on Algeria's wilting vineyards

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted Algeria's wine industry.

How to share a river

Biniam Bedasso and Maria A. Gwynn

How to share a river

Comment: Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia should look to Latin America which has set a powerful global precedent on how to share transboundary ...

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Iran considers assassinating US ambassador to South Africa: report

Two US officials have told a news magazine that Iran is considering assassinating the US ambassador to South Africa in revenge for the killing of Qasem Soleimani

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Netanyahu showed Trump fake video of Abbas supporting child-murder

A new book by veteran US journalist Bob Woodward says that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu showed Trump a doctored video of Palestinian ...

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Israel approves nearly 1,000 settler homes in West Bank

Israeli authorities have approved 980 new settlements in occupied Bethlehem.

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Government building set ablaze as eastern Libya protests intensify

Protesters in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi have set fire to a government building as anti-corruption protests spread to other ...

Greg Kelly, former aide to Nissan's Ghosn, faces trial

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Greg Kelly, former aide to Nissan's Ghosn, faces trial

With Ghosn in Lebanon as an international fugitive, Kelly is now the only person expected to face trial any time soon in relation to the case.

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Coronavirus kills businessman uncle of Syria's Assad

Mohamed Makhlouf, one of the most prominent Syrian businessmen during the 1970s and 1980s, was taken to hospital in the capital Damascus on ...

US sanctions 'slow down' Lebanon government formation: report

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US sanctions 'slow down' Lebanon government formation: report

US sanctions have made it hard for Prime Minister-designate Moustapha Adib to change leadership in the finance ministry and others where donors ...

Emirati businessmen to invest in racist Israeli football club

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Emirati businessmen to invest in racist Israeli football club

Emirati businessmen are intending to invest in racist Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem, following a normalisation of ties between the two ...

Iraq launches 'air and land' bridge to help Sudan

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Iraq launches 'air and land' bridge to help Sudan

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi has ordered for humanitarian aid to be delivered to Sudan.

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