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Comment: Rami Khouri witnesses a shift in the way Israel's occupation is understood and talked about on the global stage, and considers its implications for Palestinians and Israel.

Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned on Friday but was immediately reappointed to choose a new 'broad-based' cabinet.

Palestinian Muslims and Christians unite against violence and displacement

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Palestinian Muslims and Christians unite against violence and displacement

In-Depth: As violence rocks Israel and Palestine, Muslim and Christian Palestinians stand together in solidarity.

Russian officers to monitor security at Egypt airports

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Russian officers to monitor security at Egypt airports

Russian observers will be deployed at the Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada airports, according to an Egyptian political source.

Sudan PM hopes to settle $60 bn foreign debt

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Sudan PM hopes to settle $60 bn foreign debt

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok hopes Sudan can wipe out its staggering $60 billion foreign debt bill this year.

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Rocket fire from Gaza kills two Israelis

Two Israelis are dead after rocket fire on Ashkelon, while 26 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli strikes across Gaza.

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Arab, Muslim countries condemn Israel's assault on Gaza

Israel's overnight strikes on Gaza, which killed nine children, have drawn round condemnation from regional powers.

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Iran says warned US navy over 'unprofessional behaviour'

The US had earlier said the warning shots were fired after more than a dozen Iranian fast attack boats buzzed close to a US Navy submarine.

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How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in Washington. Eva ...

Palestinians killed, including three children, in Israeli strikes: report

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Palestinians killed, including three children, in Israeli strikes: report

At least nine were killed, including three children, in the besieged Gaza Strip in an explosion that the Palestinian health ministry has blamed ...

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UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

Syrian activists and their supporters have met the Danish ambassador to the UK to protest threatened deportations of refugees to areas around ...

Iran-backed militia threats forced US contractors to evacuate Iraq

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Iran-backed militia threats forced US contractors to evacuate Iraq

The withdrawal of US contractors has previously affected Iraq's ability to fight the Islamic State extremist group from the air.

Turkey hits out at 'abominable'Israeli attacks on Palestinians

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Turkey hits out at 'abominable'Israeli attacks on Palestinians

Turkey took aim at "Israel's abominable attacks" against Palestinians in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, where dozens have been wounded in ...

Arab League to hold emergency session over Jerusalem violence

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Arab League to hold emergency session over Jerusalem violence

Ongoing Israeli violence and attacks against Palestinians in Jerusalem has prompted officials to call for an emergency Arab League meeting.

US, UK lawmakers express support for Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

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US, UK lawmakers express support for Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

Politicians around the world are expressing support for Palestinian families facing expulsion from their homes in East Jerusalem.

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US Muslims call for office against Islamophobia

The US Council of Muslim Organisations has called for the creation of an envoy position to signal that anti-Muslim sentiment will not be tolerated.

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Congo's leader in Sudan amid Nile dam dispute

Khartoum said the talks with the African Union head would address 'regional developments of mutual interest'.

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Russia urges no 'escalation of violence' in Jerusalem

Moscow condemned attacks on civilians in occupied east Jerusalem.

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Iran urges UN to condemn Israel's Jerusalem 'war crime'

More than 200 Palestinians were injured in the Israeli police assault on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque complex.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

Leading Islamic bodies, including Egypt's Al Azhar University, also condemned Israel's actions in East Jerusalem.

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Maldives ex-president 'critical' after assassination attempt

Mohamed Nasheed, 53, underwent 16 hours of life-saving operations for injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs in the Maldivian capital ...

US envoy in Sudan for talks on Nile dam

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US envoy in Sudan for talks on Nile dam

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman, whose visit comes as part of a regional tour, is expected to meet with senior Sudanese officials during his two-day ...

Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinians in Jerusalem

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Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinians in Jerusalem

At the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Israeli police attacked worshippers with rubber bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent has been forced to open a ...

Israeli police injure 14 Palestinians in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa compound

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Israeli police injure 14 Palestinians in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa compound

Israeli police stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in east Jerusalem, violently clashing with worshippers who were marking the last Friday of ...

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