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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the Islamic republic's 1980-88 war with Iraq showed the country can defend itself, without directly addressing the current circumstances.

Khairi Hanoun, a Palestinian activist who was the victim of an incident earlier this month where an Israeli soldier placed a knee on his neck, was detained on Monday

Israel account mocked for posting 'UAE-Israel pro-normalisation manicure'

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Israel account mocked for posting 'UAE-Israel pro-normalisation manicure'

A diplomatic Twitter account was mocked for posting an Israeli-Emirati manicure as a show of Arab support for normalisation.

WATCH: Egyptian protesters overturn police truck on 'Palacegate' anniversary

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WATCH: Egyptian protesters overturn police truck on 'Palacegate' anniversary

Egyptian protesters angry at the potential demolition of unlicensed buildings in their village have overturned a police truck on the first ...

Hundreds protest in Iraq after attacks on activists

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Hundreds protest in Iraq after attacks on activists

Hundreds of protesters have blocked roads and bridges in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah after one activist was kidnapped and another ...

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Lebanon army surveys 85,000 building units post-Beirut blast

The army carried out a survey of tens of thousands of building units to assess the damage caused by the blast.

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AJ+ ruling projects Emirati power into US justice system

Comment: The DOJ report forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent bears the clear hallmarks of Washington's Emirati lobby and an authoritarian ...

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Bahrainis protest US-sponsored Israel normalisation deal

The protests against Bahrains' normalisation of relations with Israel are a rare display of dissent in the small oil-rich kingdom.

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British tourist dies after 'swinging from window' in Istanbul

Turkish police are investigating the fatal fall of a British tourist who was captured on video attempting to swing between windows on ...

Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

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Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

This week we focus on the United Nations rebuke of countries that have failed to follow through on aid pledges to Yemen.

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Gunmen kill three Palestinians 'metres from Israeli checkpoint'

Two women and one man were shot dead by a group of four unknown assailants just metres from the Container checkpoint near Bethlehem.

More than 200 coronavirus cases in Lebanon's biggest prison

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More than 200 coronavirus cases in Lebanon's biggest prison

The Roumieh prison holds more than three times its intended capacity, overcrowding that has led to a spike in coronavirus cases.

BDS calls to boycott Nas Daily citing 'normalisation agenda'

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BDS calls to boycott Nas Daily citing 'normalisation agenda'

Arab influencers and content creators should boycott the Next Nas Daily training program offered by the famous Arab-Israeli vlogger, BDS said in ...

HRW urges Israel to release body of murdered Palestinian

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HRW urges Israel to release body of murdered Palestinian

Israeli authorities are still holding the body of Ahmed Erekat, a young Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli border guards as he drove to his ...

Egyptian TV host under investigation over controversial hijab comments

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Egyptian TV host under investigation over controversial hijab comments

Radwa El-Sherbiny is being investigated after she said women who wear the hijab at a time of scrutiny are brave.

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Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and annexation, and Arab betrayal of Palestinian self-determination, writes Dalal Yassine.

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Netanyahu showed Trump fake video of Abbas supporting child-murder

A new book by veteran US journalist Bob Woodward says that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu showed Trump a doctored video of ...

Dalal Yassine

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and annexation, and ...

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UAE, Israel universities sign first higher education cooperation agreement

The agreement is the first of its kind to be signed between two higher education research institutes from the UAE and Israel after the two ...

Ex-wife of Dubai royal live streams father's 'abduction'

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Ex-wife of Dubai royal live streams father's 'abduction'

The father of a woman married to a UAE royal was abducted during a livestream online, the London-based Detained in Dubai organisation reported.

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Yemen protesters demand justice for worker 'killed by employers'

Abdullah al-Aghbary was killed by his employers just one week after starting his job at a mobile phone shop, reports confirmed, in a murder case ...

HRW: gang rape witnesses in Cairo arrested, smeared

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HRW: gang rape witnesses in Cairo arrested, smeared

Two acquaintances of the witnesses were also detained before they were all released on August 31.

Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

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Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

A statement from the civil defence confirmed that the fire had been fully extinguished after firefighters worked through the night.

Enigmatic Afghan Vice-President Saleh vows to keep fighting

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Enigmatic Afghan Vice-President Saleh vows to keep fighting

Afghanistan's Vice President Amrullah Saleh has vowed to 'keep fighting'

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