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Saleh al-Arouri, a prominent leader of Hamas, reportedly said the organisation had declined a US request for dialogue on The Abraham Accords.

On the first anniversary of Lebanon's October uprising, The New Arab speaks to the artists who used their talent to amplify voices on the ground.

Sudanese businessman organises 'ice-breaker' Israel trip

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Sudanese businessman organises 'ice-breaker' Israel trip

Sudanese businessman Abu al-Qassem is planning a trip to Israel which he hopes will 'break the ice'.

Kyrgyzstan's president steps down amid political unrest

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Kyrgyzstan's president steps down amid political unrest

Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbay Jeenbekov resigned on Thursday, saying he wanted to bring an end to the crisis sparked by disputed ...

After outrage, Indian brand pulls ad with interfaith couple

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After outrage, Indian brand pulls ad with interfaith couple

Tanishq jewelry has pulled an ad featuring a Muslim-Hindu couple after causing outrage.

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UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in talks

Libyan rival parties should place the national interest before political ambitions, the United Nations envoy said on Monday.

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Tajikistan vote seen as easy win for strongman

Few are anticipating any hiccups for incumbent Emomali Rakhmon as he closes in on three decades in power.

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Turkey pledges 'full solidarity' with Libya unity govt

Turkey stands in full solidarity with Libya's UN-recognised government, the Turkish president said on Sunday.

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Turkey removes pro-Kurdish mayor over unrest

The HDP is Turkey's second biggest opposition party, but the government accuses it of being a political front for outlawed Kurdish militants.

US, Algeria renew strategic alliance in troubled region

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US, Algeria renew strategic alliance in troubled region

"Algeria is a committed counter-terrorism partner," General Stephen Townsend, head of US Africa Command, said on a recent visit to Algiers.

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Can elections resuscitate Palestinian hopes for unity?

Comment: Elections will not be a magic bullet, but given the right conditions, they will hopefully force the way to a more youthful, united ...

Kuwait's late emir buried after successor is sworn in

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Kuwait's late emir buried after successor is sworn in

Kuwait's late ruler Sheikh Sabah was laid to rest following the swearing-in of his successor.

Arab world mourns death of Kuwait's 'peace-loving' emir

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Arab world mourns death of Kuwait's 'peace-loving' emir

The Arab world rushed to send consonances to Kuwait after its ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah, passed away.

Athens demands Turkey probe Greek flag vandalism

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Athens demands Turkey probe Greek flag vandalism

Greece has been angered by the vandalism of its national flag by suspected Turkish tourists.

Sudanese PM says debate needed before normalisation with Israel

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Sudanese PM says debate needed before normalisation with Israel

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that a deep debate was needed within society before any normalisation deal was signed with ...

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UN watchdog: 'Staggering' $36M embezzled in South Sudan

The UN commission and other watchdogs have long warned that officials are siphoning off millions of dollars from South Sudan's weak economy.

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Algeria journalist acquitted after year in detention

An Algerian journalist that was sentenced to three years in prison was acquitted and is expected to be released after spending over a year in ...

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Europe 'will not compromise' with US over Iran sanctions

Europe would not compromise with the United States over Washington's move to reactivate sanctions on Iran, France's President Emmanuel Macron ...

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Hamas, Fatah meet in Turkey for reconciliation talks

Tuesday's talks come after UAE, Bahrain signed US-brokered agreements to establish diplomatic relations with Israel.

Algerian president accuses RSF of trying to ‘destabilise’ country

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Algerian president accuses RSF of trying to ‘destabilise’ country

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has lashed out at media watchdog Reporters Without Borders, accusing it of trying to ‘destabilise’ the ...

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Sudan to meet US, UAE delegates for 'normalisation meeting'

A report by Axios said Sudanese officials are due to meet Emirati and American delegates in Abu Dhabi on Monday to discuss possible ...

US reproaches UAE for failing to 'normalise' with Qatar

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US reproaches UAE for failing to 'normalise' with Qatar

US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Arabian Gulf Affairs Timothy Lenderking urged Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain to end their blockade on Qatar.

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

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The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and ...

Dahlan rebukes claims US wants him as Palestinian leader

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Dahlan rebukes claims US wants him as Palestinian leader

Mohammed Dahlan rebuffed David Friedman's remarks, saying they were 'nothing more than a deception tactic aimed at destabilising' the ...

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