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According to a source, Israel's visit to Sudan took the two countries one step closer to opening embassies in respective countries.

Comment: It is both incongruent and hypocritical for Spain to continue laying claim to Gibraltar while dismissing Morocco's claims to Ceuta and Melilla, writes Samir Bennis.

Israeli intelligence minister leads delegation in <em>visit</em> to Sudan

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Israeli intelligence minister leads delegation in visit to Sudan

Sudanese state media did not report the visit, which Israel said was the first by a minister since the two countries normalised ties.

Israeli intelligence minister leads delegation in <em>visit</em> to Sudan

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Israeli intelligence minister leads delegation in visit to Sudan

Sudanese state media did not report the visit, which Israel said was the first by a minister since the two countries ...

Arab Spring exiles look back on Egypt uprising

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Arab Spring exiles look back on Egypt uprising

A decade after the January 25 uprising, thousands of protesters are estimated to have fled to escape the President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ...

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Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a new court filing.

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UK imams mobilise to counter Coronavirus vaccine disinformation

Islamic religious leaders in the UK are coming together to tackle false information about the coronavirus vaccine.

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IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing that killed 32 people and wounded 110 in Iraq's capital ...

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Amid crippling sanctions, Iran traders seek lifeline in Iraq

To avoid the US sanctions imposed on Iran, traders are crossing the border into neighbouring Iraq to sell their wares.

France refuses to apologise to Algeria for colonialism

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France refuses to apologise to Algeria for colonialism

The French President's office said there will be "no apologies" but that Macron intends instead to make "symbolic acts" aimed at emphasising ...

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Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

Iran imposed sanctions on outgoing US President Donald Trump and several of his top aides and advisers.

Sudanese anti-normalisation protesters burn Israeli flags in Khartoum

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Sudanese anti-normalisation protesters burn Israeli flags in Khartoum

Anti-normalisation protesters in Khartoum took to the streets on Saturday to stand against the country's recent normalisation deal with Israel.

Saudi Arabia ‘ignoring’ Israel for leaking secret Netanyahu-MbS meeting

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Saudi Arabia ‘ignoring’ Israel for leaking secret Netanyahu-MbS meeting

Riyadh is still angry with Israel for leaking reports on a secret meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ...

Pompeo hits Iran, China, Cuba in last-minute sanctions push

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Pompeo hits Iran, China, Cuba in last-minute sanctions push

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo imposed sanctions on China, Iran and Cuba in a last-minute push aimed at boxing in President-elect ...

Netanyahu offers Palestinian-Israelis a 'new era' despite 'racist incitement'

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Netanyahu offers Palestinian-Israelis a 'new era' despite 'racist incitement'

The prime minister has previously 'warned' Israeli voters of crowds of Palestinian citizens of Israel heading to the polls.

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WHO team arrives in Wuhan for coronavirus investigation

A team of experts from the World Health Organization arrived in the Chinese province of Wuhan

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Pompeo: US redesignating Cuba as state sponsor of terrorism

Pompeo said he was placing Cuba back on a blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism, a last-minute roadblock to expected efforts by ...

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How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun ...

Iran warns against interference over seized SKorea ship

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Iran warns against interference over seized SKorea ship

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized the Hankuk Chemi and arrested its multinational crew of 20 near the strategic Strait of Hormuz one ...

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US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

The United States started the "process of establishing" a consulate in contested Western Sahara, after Washington recognised Morocco's ...

US envoy visits Western Sahara after Morocco-Israel deal

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US envoy visits Western Sahara after Morocco-Israel deal

The US is set to open a consulate in the contested Western Sahara.

UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

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UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

Special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived at Aden airport, where he expressed his condolences and emphasised the need for a solution to the ...

Mnuchin meets Qatari, Egyptian counterparts in Cairo

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Mnuchin meets Qatari, Egyptian counterparts in Cairo

The meeting was the first time a Qatari official visited Egypt since the Saudi-led blockade began in 2017.

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