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A pro-Palestine rally in Baghdad brought together thousands of supporters on Saturday, as similar scenes were witnessed in other capitals across the world.

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Republicans oust Trump critic Cheney from leadership

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Republicans oust Trump critic Cheney from leadership

Cheney warned her colleagues of the potential 'unravelling of our democracy' as Trump continues to 'mislead' millions of Americans.

Libya's latest unity government faces uphill battle

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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 ...

Ahmadinejad will run in presidential race: Iran state TV

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Ahmadinejad will run in presidential race: Iran state TV

Iran opened registration on Tuesday, kicking off the race as uncertainty looms over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers.

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'Silence is not an option' for east Jerusalem Palestinians

Hundreds of Palestinians have been wounded and dozens arrested following Israeli police violence.

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Opposition fighters withdraw from Mogadishu after deadly clashes

Hundreds of opposition fighters withdrew from positions they had held in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, since late April.

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UN disarmament chief discovers new Syrian chemical warfare agent

The UN's disarmament chief declared the discovery to the United Nations Security Council, as the US and Russia clashed over international ...

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'Possible' to revive nuclear deal before Iran vote: US

Reviving the historic nuclear deal could be within reach ahead of the Iran elections, a Washington official said on Thursday.

US 'concerned' after Israel fast-tracks bill to legalise outposts

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US 'concerned' after Israel fast-tracks bill to legalise outposts

An Israeli parliamentary committee has fast-tracked legislation to authorise 70 settlement outposts in the West Bank, which are considered ...

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London's Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan set for landslide victory

London's first Muslim and ethnic minority mayor is seeking a second term amid concerns about rising crime in the UK capital.

Israel opposition leader Lapid gets chance to form government

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Israel opposition leader Lapid gets chance to form government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he believed Yair Lapid, a centrist former television anchor, 'could form a government that has the ...

UN Libya envoy submits elections proposal amid deep divisions

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UN Libya envoy submits elections proposal amid deep divisions

Forum members remain divided on whether to pass the draft proposal submitted by Jan Kubis, according to sources.

Hamas' armed wing issues warning to Israel over evictions

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Hamas' armed wing issues warning to Israel over evictions

Al-Qassam Brigades have warned Israel if it continues with evictions of Palestinian families in an East Jerusalem suburb.

Israel president eyes new candidate to form government

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Israel president eyes new candidate to form government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has met with party leaders to determine if any lawmaker can form a government, despite voicing doubt about ...

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Israel's Netanyahu faces midnight deadline to form coalition

If Netanyahu fails to put together a coalition by midnight, he will do his utmost to prevent his opponents from reaching an agreement in the coming weeks.

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Chained Palestinian activists reject Abbas election delay

Activists in Ramallah protested the decision to postpone Palestinian elections, with chained hands and tape covering their mouths.

Dominique Vidal

What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

Comment: In the wake of Jerusalem's anti-Arab violence, Dominique Vidal questions how the world would react if the shoe were on the other foot.

Francesco Petronella

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

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Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit of the ...

Malia Bouattia

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia Bouattia.

Syrian regime 'approves' Assad and loyalists in 'sham' elections

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Syrian regime 'approves' Assad and loyalists in 'sham' elections

The Syrian regime has approved two candidates to run against dictator Bashar Al-Assad in the upcoming elections.

Former Iraq PM forms coalition with Shia Islamist leader

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Former Iraq PM forms coalition with Shia Islamist leader

Iraq's parliamentary election were postponed until 10 October.

Gunmen attack opposition Palestinian candidate’s home after election delay

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Gunmen attack opposition Palestinian candidate’s home after election delay

Gunmen attacked the home of candidate Nizar Banat after he called on the EU to halt funding to the Palestinian Authority following President ...

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