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Israel said fighter jets and other aircraft struck a weapons manufacturing site and 'underground infrastructure' in Gaza.

Air raid sirens sounded in southern Israel near the Gaza Strip, which is controlled by Islamist group Hamas.

UN approves resolution that cuts Lebanon peacekeepers

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UN approves resolution that cuts Lebanon peacekeepers

The United States approved a resolution that decreases the troop limit from 15,000 to 13,000.

'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

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'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

More than 180 people were killed when an explosion rocked the Lebanese capital earlier this month, devastating much of the city and changing ...

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Satellite image: Iran blast was near suspected missile site

The blast shook homes, rattled windows and lit up the horizon early Friday in the Alborz Mountains.

Sabena Siddiqui

US puts the brakes on burgeoning Israel-China ties

Israel's blossoming ties with China are being scrutinised by the US as tensions grow between Washington and Beijing.

Nazli Tarzi

Surrealist painter captures Iraq's descent into the abyss

Inside Karrar Sattar's work lives a distinctive darkness and haunting sadness that echoes the lived experiences of the nation at large.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Greece's centre-right government moves towards Assad normalisation

Greece is taking steps to normalise ties with the Syrian regime.

Israel demands major changes in UN peacekeeping in Lebanon

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Israel demands major changes in UN peacekeeping in Lebanon

The peacekeeping mission had been extended in 2016 after clashes with Hezbollah, and Israel wants more control on the ground.

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Annexation: Mahmoud Abbas threatens to cut agreements with Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to cut all agreements with Israel and the US if annexation goes ahead.

US expects Israeli annexation of West Bank 'within weeks'

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US expects Israeli annexation of West Bank 'within weeks'

Israel will finish mapping the areas of the occupied West Bank it plans to annex 'in the coming weeks', US Ambassador David Friedman said.

Egypt constructing steel wall along Gaza border: reports

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Egypt constructing steel wall along Gaza border: reports

Eyewitnesses say a 7-metre high steel wall is being constructed along Egypt's border with Gaza.

Empowering marginalised women one at a time in Malaysia

Sophia Akram

Empowering marginalised women one at a time in Malaysia

#IWD2020: Many social enterprises have emerged in Malaysia to help women get livelihoods in a complex policy environment for migrants and ...

Egypt begins building concrete wall along Gaza border

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Egypt begins building concrete wall along Gaza border

Dozens of workers aided by cranes could be seen erecting the structure, which will stretch from Gaza's south-eastern tip to the Rafah crossing ...

The New Arab

Soleimani managed Syria operations from 'Assad's war room'

Qasem Soleimani boarded an Iranian rescue flight to Damascus, as the capital was on the verge of collapse at the hands of rebel forces.

The New Arab

Mahmoud Abbas suspends relations with the US, Israel

Mahmoud Abbas threatens to cut security ties with both Israel and the US on Saturday, in a lengthy speech delivered at an Arab League meeting in ...

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UK cautions Israel against advancing West Bank annexation

The UK said London was 'concerned' by reports of possible moves toward annexation of parts of the West Bank by Israel, days after Trump unveiled ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel to postpone West Bank annexation move

Israel is unsure the caretaker government currently in power has the authority to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank.

Trump's 'peace plan' is nothing but repackaged Israeli apartheid

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Trump's 'peace plan' is nothing but repackaged Israeli apartheid

Comment: Trump's supremacist plan redraws borders unilaterally and accepts war crimes as serious solutions, writes Tamara Kharroub.

Sam Hamad

Surrender or disappear: Trump's 'Deal' issues ultimatum to Palestinians

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's 'deal' is just normalisation of the status quo - the formalisation of Palestinians as a people without a land, ...

Dutch court throws out case over Israeli Gaza strike

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Dutch court throws out case over Israeli Gaza strike

A Dutch court has said it can not hear a case against Benny Gantz lodged by a Dutch-Palestinian man whose six relatives were killed in Gaza's ...

Turkey rejects Trump's 'stillborn' Middle East plan

The New Arab

Turkey rejects Trump's 'stillborn' Middle East plan

Turkey's foreign ministry said it would reject a plan that is not accepted by Palestinian leaders, just hours after US President Donald Trump ...

Palestinians reject Trump's unacceptable pro-Israel 'conspiracy deal'

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Palestinians reject Trump's unacceptable pro-Israel 'conspiracy deal'

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas vowed the initiative unveiled in Washington would fail, as the world reacted to the controversial 'peace ...

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