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America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

Biden allegedly told his advisors not to include “any reference to Israeli occupation” into a draft of his campaign’s platform days before it was released on July 15.

Biden says he'll end Trump's 'Islamicphobia' <em>travel</em> <em>ban</em>

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Biden says he'll end Trump's 'Islamicphobia' travel ban

Joe Biden made a well-meaning vow to end 'Islamicphobia'.

Kuwaiti social media influencers under investigation for 'money laundering'

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Kuwaiti social media influencers under investigation for 'money laundering'

Fouz Al Fahad, Farah Al Hady and other high-profile personalities have had their assets frozen and are banned from travelling outside Kuwait ...

Loujain al-Hathloul turns 31 in a Saudi prison cell

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Loujain al-Hathloul turns 31 in a Saudi prison cell

Comment: Loujain al-Hathloul's imprisonment and torture is an international problem, and it requires an international solution, writes Alainna ...

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Gloomy mood in Libya on eve of Eid al-Adha

The mood in Libya is gloomy as they celebrate Eid al-Adha in a state of war and pandemic.

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House votes to repeal Trump's 'anti-Muslim' travel ban

The measure targeting the 'Muslim ban' is seen as a symbolic victory as it is highly unlikely to advance in the Senate.

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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, ...

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Court rules that Saudi woman living alone 'not punishable'

Saudi Arabia still has strict laws restricting women's freedoms.

Syria's Asma al-Assad 'led' campaign against Rami Makhlouf

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Syria's Asma al-Assad 'led' campaign against Rami Makhlouf

Syria's first lady has been implicated as leading a campaign to strip formerly powerful tycoon Rami Makhlouf of his assets.

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Outrage after Vogue Arabia films raunchy photoshoot in Medina

A controversial photoshoot of top international supermodels took place inside the historical site of Al-Ula in the province of Saudi's holy city ...

Senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children

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Senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children

Two adult children and a brother a former top Saudi intelligence official exiled in Canada were detained in Riyadh in March.

Syria ends tycoon Makhlouf's duty free contracts

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Syria ends tycoon Makhlouf's duty free contracts

The move comes as part of an ongoing dispute between Assad and his cousin, Rami Makhlouf.

Saudi postpones reforms forcing husbands to disclose multiple wives

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Saudi postpones reforms forcing husbands to disclose multiple wives

Saudi Arabia's Shura Council ignored a recommendation aimed at ensuring Saudi women are aware if their husband has multiple wives or is already ...

A tale of two Covid-19 responses

Shahid Javed Burki

A tale of two Covid-19 responses

Comment: India and Pakistan's responses to the coronavirus lay bare the tradeoff between saving lives, and economic downturn, writes Shahid ...

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Qatar Airways says no new planes in 2021

Qatar Airways has decided it will not make any new aircrafts in for the next two years.

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Abu Dhabi eases coronavirus lockdown, allowing people to leave

Abu Dhabi had imposed a ban on people entering or leaving the city without permission.

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Egyptians stuck in Qatar lockdown fly home despite blockade

Egypt had initially 'refused' to repatriate its citizens stuck in Qatar amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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German FM to visit Israel over West Bank annexation

Heiko Maas is the first foreign dignitary to visit since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formed a coalition government with his election rival ...

US Democrats press anti-racism reforms as protests continue

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US Democrats press anti-racism reforms as protests continue

Democrats vowed to press legislation to fight systemic racism in US law enforcement as the battle for change triggered by the police killing of ...

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Ex-official's children were 'first victims' of MbS, brother claims

A interview with Khalid Aljabri reveals striking new details about the plight of his brother and sister Sarah and Omar Aljabri - who disappeared ...

Iran chess official targeted over daughter's hijab

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Iran chess official targeted over daughter's hijab

Shohreh Bayat faced a backlash in Iran for photos in which she appeared not to be wearing the hijab while judging the FIDE Women’s World Chess ...

Syrian stock market halts trading for Assad cousin's company

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Syrian stock market halts trading for Assad cousin's company

Syria's stock market suspended trading for the largest cellular company in the country, owned by his cousin Rami Makhlouf.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Iran sees cases jump to a two-month high as Turkey reopens restaurants, cafes and Istanbul's iconic 15th century Grand ...

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