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US President Joe Biden’s administration has temporarily frozen the transfer of F-35 jets to the UAE and expressed willingness to return to the Iran nuclear deal.

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

Russia suggests peace conference, US to renew Palestinian <em>ties</em>

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Russia suggests peace conference, US to renew Palestinian ties

Russia has backed a Palestinian proposal for a Middle East conference.

Iranian-American arrested on spying charges trying to leave Iran

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Iranian-American arrested on spying charges trying to leave Iran

An Iranian-American man is one of several who have been arrested on spying charges as he tried to leave Tehran.

Moscow, Tehran call for 'rescue' of Iran nuclear deal

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Moscow, Tehran call for 'rescue' of Iran nuclear deal

Russia and Iran's top diplomats held their first talks since the change in US administrations raised hopes of Washington returning to the deal.

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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.

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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.

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Trump's plans to outlaw BDS as 'anti-Semitic' scrapped

Mike Pompeo's plan to outlaw the BDS movement and to label it as anti-Semitic is now off the table under the new Biden administration.

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UAE cabinet approves opening Israel embassy in Tel Aviv

Abu Dhabi has approved plans for an embassy in Tel Aviv after Israel opened one in the UAE.

Israel opens embassy in UAE: foreign ministry

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Israel opens embassy in UAE: foreign ministry

Israel opened an embassy in the United Arab Emirates Sunday, its foreign ministry said.

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Johnson, Biden discuss 'deepening alliance': PM's office

Johnson congratulated Biden on his inauguration and "the two leaders looked forward to deepening the close alliance between our nations".

US Committee urges release of report on Khashoggi's killing

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US Committee urges release of report on Khashoggi's killing

Publishing the report would ensure that Washington officially recognises Riyadh as responsible for the killing of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

Afghan officials welcome Biden plan to review US-Taliban deal

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Afghan officials welcome Biden plan to review US-Taliban deal

The Biden administration said it will review last year's deal with the Taliban amid suring violence in Afghanistan.

Qatar denies 'pledge' to change Al Jazeera's Egypt policy

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Qatar denies 'pledge' to change Al Jazeera's Egypt policy

A claim by Egyptian officials that suggested Qatar had agreed to change its Al Jazeera policy towards Cairo has been rejected as false by Doha.

UK lawmakers seek investigation into Beirut explosion-linked firm

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UK lawmakers seek investigation into Beirut explosion-linked firm

Savaro Ltd. shares the same address as three individuals linked to the purchase of ammonium nitrate which caused the deadly explosion in Beirut ...

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Assassination attempt targets Syrian son of 'Russia’s man'

Gunmen opened fire on Bassel Haswani in Yabroud, just days after his father was linked to the purchase of the shipment of ammonium nitrate that exploded in Beirut.

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Biden administration reviews Taliban violence levels in peace deal

The newly formed Biden administration is set to review the fragile peace deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

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Iran calls on Biden to 'unconditionally' lift US sanctions

Iran has been watching the US elections closely, with Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th president of the United States.

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Morocco signs direct flight agreement with Israel

The two states agreed to normalise ties in December last year.

Saudi delegation preparing Doha embassy reopening: Saudi foreign minister

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Saudi delegation preparing Doha embassy reopening: Saudi foreign minister

The Saudi embassy in Qatar could reopen within days as Riyadh and Doha continue their post-blockade rapprochement.

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Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

Wary EU eyes improved Turkey <em>ties</em>

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Wary EU eyes improved Turkey ties

The EU and Turkey pushed to mend strained ties as Ankara's foreign minister visited Brussels.

UAE and Qatar to resume cross-border flights

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UAE and Qatar to resume cross-border flights

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar will reopen flights at the end of the month.

Israelis express hope and concern after Biden’s inauguration

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Israelis express hope and concern after Biden’s inauguration

As President Biden starts his term in office, Israelis are wondering what the future holds for Israel-US relations.

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