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A month has passed since Netanyahu's planned annexation of the West Bank.

Comment: Lebanon has reached a tipping point which, if history is anything to go by, can lead to irreversible damage, writes Carmen Geha.

Tunisia parliament <em>speaker</em> Rached Ghannouchi survives no confidence vote

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Tunisia parliament speaker Rached Ghannouchi survives no confidence vote

Rached Ghannouchi, leader of Tunisian Ennahdha Party, will stay on as parliament speaker.

UK names Libya-born Turkish-<em>speaker</em> as overseas spy chief

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UK names Libya-born Turkish-speaker as overseas spy chief

The UK has appointed its former ambassador to Turkey, Richard Moore, as head of its MI6 Secret Intelligence Service.

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Nazli Tarzi

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

Nizar Hassan

Oligarchs crashed the economy, Lebanese are paying the price

Comment: Lebanon's oligarchs have avoided taking necessary action, sabotaged IMF negotiations, and are now seeking an impossible solution. All ...

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Somali prime minister axed in no-confidence vote

A whopping 170 of parliament's 178 MPs backed a no confidence motion against Hassan Ali Khaire.

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Tunisian foreign minister 'fired over Libya stance': reports

Tunisian Foreign Minister Noureddine Erray has voiced his support for Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord, the reports said.

French FM scolds 'passive' Lebanon leadership

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French FM scolds 'passive' Lebanon leadership

Jean-Yves Le Drian, on the first such visit of a top foreign politician in months, made no secret of his exasperation with Lebanon's leadership.

Jim Muir

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching ...

'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

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'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

An official from Tunisia's Islamist Ennahdha party warned of a 'UAE conspiracy' aimed at disrupting Tunisian politics.

Egypt parliament greenlights possible intervention in Libya

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Egypt parliament greenlights possible intervention in Libya

Egypt's parliament greenlighted a possible deployment of troops beyond its borders, after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi spoke of potential ...

Tunisia's Ennahdha seeks new government as 'corrupt' PM resigns

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Tunisia's Ennahdha seeks new government as 'corrupt' PM resigns

Tunisian Prime Minister Elias Fakhfakh is facing calls for a travel ban amid an ongoing investigation into alleged corruption, as Tunisia's ...

Daytime rocket attack hits Baghdad as Iran FM visits

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Daytime rocket attack hits Baghdad as Iran FM visits

The attack took place in the searing afternoon heat as Iran's top diplomat held back-to-back meetings with senior Iraqi officials nearby.

Sara Bakhtiar

US will likely stay in Afghanistan, regardless of election

Comment: Though Biden talks about 'ending endless wars', he would likely prolong and even expand the drone programme and US presence in Afghanistan, writes Sara Bakhtiar.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Coronavirus cases spiral out of control

While Iraq saw a relatively under-reported spread of Covid-19 in the first five months of 2020, June alone saw a 600 percent spike in infections.

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Chaos in Tunisian parliament as ‘counter-revolutionary’ MPs continue occupation

Chaos prevailed in the Tunisian parliament as MPs from the Free Constitutional Party, linked to former dictator Ben Ali, continued a sit-in ...

Sabena Siddiqui

Will the UN arms embargo on Iran be extended?

In-depth: A showdown looms as the US ramps up efforts to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran.

Tunisia parties seek to remove parliamentary <em>speaker</em> Rached Ghannouchi

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Tunisia parties seek to remove parliamentary speaker Rached Ghannouchi

At least five Tunisian parties plan to launch a vote of no confidence in parliamentary speaker Rached Ghannouchi who has been accused ...

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Iraqi MP dies of virus as cases jump 600%

After seeing a relatively slow spread in the first five months of 2020, cases spiked 600 percent in June alone, according to the International ...

TNA Webinar Video: Beyond Minneapolis, #BlackLivesMatter highlights global racism

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TNA Webinar Video: Beyond Minneapolis, #BlackLivesMatter highlights global racism

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

Trump 'bullying' blamed as key impeachment witness quits army

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Trump 'bullying' blamed as key impeachment witness quits army

Alexander Vindman, who was fired by Trump after giving evidence to the impeachment inquiry, has retired from the army, saying the president ...

Iraq mourns Hashemi, vows to pursue his killers

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Iraq mourns Hashemi, vows to pursue his killers

National and international figures mourned the killing of Hisham al-Hashemi, who was gunned down on Monday in capital city of Baghdad.

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