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State leaders will discuss Sudan’s debt and relief and investment deals.

Riot police blocked the path before protesters could reach reach the Allenby Bridge leading into the West Bank.

Palestinian Muslims and Christians unite against violence and displacement

Jessica Buxbaum

Palestinian Muslims and Christians unite against violence and displacement

In-Depth: As violence rocks Israel and Palestine, Muslim and Christian Palestinians stand together in solidarity.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari backs new Chad leader

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari backs new Chad leader

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari backed Chad's new leader and offered to help Chad 'to stabilise and return to constitutional order.'

EU preparing to sanction Lebanese officials over political deadlock

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EU preparing to sanction Lebanese officials over political deadlock

France has repeatedly expressed its frustrations with Lebanon's ruling class.

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Saudi releases bin Laden patriarch held in 'Ritz crackdown'

Saudi Arabia has released construction magnate Bakr bin Laden, half-brother of the late Osama bin Laden

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Coronavirus stifles Muslims' Eid al-Fitr celebrations for second year

Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr in a subdued mood for a second year as the Covid-19 pandemic again forced mosque closings and family separations.

Chris Doyle

In The Thick of It: A British minister's experiences

Book Club: The memoir is of high value particularly for those who want to get a taste of how handling Brexit and Trump felt like from the inside.

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Libya's latest unity government faces uphill battle

Interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s administration is charged with unifying Libya's institutions and preparing for elections on December ...

Zarif in Damascus after new Iran ambassador appointed

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Zarif in Damascus after new Iran ambassador appointed

Mehdi Sobhani was reportedly appointed based on the suggestion of Tehran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who headed a delegation which ...

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Qatar's emir visits Saudi Arabia as rift eases

The visit, which came at the invitation of Saudi Arabia's King Salman, was aimed at discussing bilateral relations and other issues of ...

Turkish foreign minister in fence-mending <em>visit</em> to Saudi

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Turkish foreign minister in fence-mending visit to Saudi

Turkey's foreign minister has visited Saudi Arabia for the first time since the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in ...

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

Thomas O. Falk

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

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Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

Meet Sam Rasoul, Palestinian-American running for Lieutenant Governor

Brooke Anderson

Meet Sam Rasoul, Palestinian-American running for Lieutenant Governor

As Virginia becomes more diverse and left-leaning, so do opportunities for progressive politics.

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IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

A London court ruled in Smith's favour, accepting the defence’s claim that the Home Office ban is discriminatory under the European Convention.

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US envoy in Sudan for talks on Nile dam

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman, whose visit comes as part of a regional tour, is expected to meet with senior Sudanese officials during his ...

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Saudi Arabia and Pakistan sign agreements to improve ties

Officials from both countries have reportedly signed two agreements addressing the treatment of criminals, and crime, in addition to agreeing ...

Tommaso Segantini

The Present: A tragic exposé of everyday Israeli occupation

Film Review: Farah Nabulsi's Oscar-nominated short-film documents the everyday dehumanisation of Palestinians under a torturous occupation. ...

Pakistani PM due in Saudi Arabia to enhance relations

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Pakistani PM due in Saudi Arabia to enhance relations

Pakistani PM Imran Khan is due to meet Saudi leaders in the Red Sea city of Jeddah during a three-day visit.

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Turkey to 'expand, develop' Egyptian relations restoration talks: Erdogan

Erdogan said Ankara seeks to 'restore… historic relations' with Cairo 'not as enemies but as friends'.

French FM threatens sanctions, says Lebanon faces 'collective suicide'

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French FM threatens sanctions, says Lebanon faces 'collective suicide'

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drianheld held talks on Thursday with President Michel Aoun and other senior Lebanese politicians.

Turkish foreign minister plans Saudi <em>visit</em> next week: source

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Turkish foreign minister plans Saudi visit next week: source

Mevlut Cavusoglu is to visit Saudi Arabia, in a sign of warming relations between the two countries.

Saudi Arabia swaps red carpets for lavender

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Saudi Arabia swaps red carpets for lavender

The move to opt for lavender carpets instead of the typically used red for ceremonial events comes as part of the Kingdom's 2030 vision

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