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The village in Salaheddine province was raided by militia men who kidnapped 12 men. Eight bodies were found while the fate of the remaining four individuals remains unknown.

Just hours after US President Donald Trump announced plans to remove Sudan from the terror blacklist, Israeli reports claimed Khartoum is due to normalise relations with Tel Aviv.

UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official <em>visit</em>

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UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

A UAE delegation has arrived in Israel for a high-profile visit.

As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

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As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

Donald Trump's Middle Eastern policy has emboldened many Gulf Arab monarchies.

Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

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Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

Sudan could soon see itself removed from the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism after President Donald Trump said he was ready to make ...

Ali Adam

Arab regimes are falsifying Palestinian history to enable normalisation

Comment: A Saudi-Emirati effort is underway to discredit Palestinian narratives of the conflict in favour of Israeli ones in order to pave the way for normalisation, writes Ali Adam.

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Trump official 'went to Damascus' for Syria regime talks

Four American hostages are believed to be held in Syria.

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First Emirati passenger flight lands in Israel

The UAE's Etihad Airways flew its first passenger plane to Israel and back, carrying an Israeli tourism delegation to Abu Dhabi.

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US official went to Syria to secure hostages' release

Four American hostages are believed to be held in Syria.

Netanyahu to <em>visit</em> Bahrain, UAE next week: report

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Netanyahu to visit Bahrain, UAE next week: report

According to reports, the Israeli Prime Minister is set to make his first official trips to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain next week.

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Israeli delegation in Bahrain to start diplomatic, commercial relations

Senior Israeli delegates are due to meet with Bahraini and American officials to sign diplomatic and commercial deals with the gulf state.

PM office: ICC prosecutor visits Sudan over Darfur charges

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PM office: ICC prosecutor visits Sudan over Darfur charges

The ICC's prosecutor is set to discuss the possibility of bringing to trial those internationally wanted for war crimes in Darfur.

Israel, Bahrain to sign diplomatic agreement on Sunday: report

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Israel, Bahrain to sign diplomatic agreement on Sunday: report

Israeli and US officials will sign an agreement in Bahrain to establish the opening of embassies in the respective countries.

Teacher decapitated in France after showing Prophet Mohammed caricatures

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Teacher decapitated in France after showing Prophet Mohammed caricatures

A French history teacher who had shown caricatures of Islam's Prophet Mohammed to his class was decapitated in the outskirts of Paris.

Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defence system

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Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defence system

Turkey's military has reportedly test-fired the Russian S-400 air defence system in the Black Sea province of Sinop.

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Hundreds of Pakistanis and Indians stranded at Dubai Airport

Hundreds of Pakistanis and Indians have been stranded at Dubai Airport since Tuesday after failing to meet stringent UAE visa requirements.

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Gone but not forgotten: The fight for Syria's disappeared

As the war draws on in Syria, the fight to remember those missing becomes increasingly difficult. But Wafa Ali Mustafa remains determined to ...

Ramona Wadi

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Book Club: Najwa Bin Shatwan's unforgettable novel explores questions of race, class, and freedom in nineteenth century Libya.

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Iran coronavirus death toll hits record high

Iran marked its highest single-day record for new deaths and infections from the coronavirus.

Trump asked MBZ to 'encourage more Arab-Israeli normalisation deals'

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Trump asked MBZ to 'encourage more Arab-Israeli normalisation deals'

Trump asked UAE day-to-day ruler MBZ to push for more regional agreements with Israel, a report said.

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US-Israeli delegation to visit Bahrain - report

A joint US-Israeli delegation could visit Bahrain next week to get the process of normalising relations between Israel and Bahrain ...

Israel-UAE flights 'delayed to January'

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Israel-UAE flights 'delayed to January'

An Israeli official confirmed direct flights between Israel and the UAE have been postponed until January because of coronavirus.

UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in talks

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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.

Trump tells fans 'I feel so powerful'

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Trump tells fans 'I feel so powerful'

Trump took centre stage again in Florida, vowing that he is in "great shape" with 22 days to go until he faces Joe Biden in the election.

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