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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has dismissed offers made at recent talks in Vienna between Iran and major world powers.

Iran’s announcement that they will increase uranium enrichment to 60 precent has worried European nations, who are trying to restart the Iran nuclear deal.

Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

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Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh called for the international community to take 'serious action' after Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque as Ramadan began, preventing the call to prayer.

Iran starts up advanced centrifuges in nuclear deal breach

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Iran starts up advanced centrifuges in nuclear deal breach

By starting up the advanced centrifuges in breach of its faltering nuclear deal Iran is yet to reciprocate Washington's "very serious" ideas on ...

For true JCPOA re-entry, Biden must tear down sanctions

Tyler Cullis and Trita Parsi

For true JCPOA re-entry, Biden must tear down sanctions

Comment: Trump's sanctions will have to go if the Biden administration intends to have any policy success with respect to Iran, write Tyler ...

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Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

Jordanian state news agency Petra confirmed Bassem Awadallah remains in custody, dismissing rumours that the former head of the royal court had left the country.

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'Shameful' for Biden to build Trump’s wall, says Ilhan

Ilhan Omar criticised the Biden administration for its refugee decisions, and for reportedly continuing construction of the controversial Mexico ...

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Polisario says police chief killed in Western Sahara

The Polisario Front said its police chief was killed in the disputed Western Sahara region.

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Jordanian deputy PM says coup ‘contained’ as discontent grows

Jordan's deputy PM says that Saturday's attempted coup is 'contained' but discontent is growing over censorship and allegations against Prince ...

Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

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Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

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Shadow of murderous brothers hangs over Libyan town

More than 100 bodies have been exhumed from mass graves in Tarhuna, with dozens more missing and presumed dead.

France reopens Libya embassy after seven-year closure

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France reopens Libya embassy after seven-year closure

France has reopened its embassy in Libya after seven years of closure.

Oil prices ease after Suez Canal traffic resumes

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Oil prices ease after Suez Canal traffic resumes

As traffic resumed in the Suez canal after the MV Ever Given, that was blocking it since Tuesday, was freed, global oil prices eased.

In troubled Sahel, memories of a cinematic golden age

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In troubled Sahel, memories of a cinematic golden age

French director Jean Rouch shot around 140 films, including many in the Sahel state of Niger, which started a golden Nigerian cinema age now ...

Slow recovery in Syria's Baghouz two years after IS

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Slow recovery in Syria's Baghouz two years after IS

The embattled village of Baghouz was the last vestige of the cross-border proto-state IS declared in 2014 across large swaths of Iraq and Syria.

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Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

The US Democrats snatched a win in the year’s first vote on an issue that once again faces a steep uphill climb in Congress.

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Lebanon PM-designate says new cabinet needed to stem crisis

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri said that a cabinet urgently needed to be formed to deal with the country's desperate economic ...

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With Lebanon in freefall, what comes next?

The Lebanese currency hits new lows on a daily basis and the political parties are in a state of atrophy.

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Biden's immigration policy takes heat as migrant levels soar

President Joe Biden faced mounting pressure Monday from Republicans over his handling of a surge in migrants - including thousands of ...

Syrian activists: No regrets on tenth anniversary of revolution

Amr Salahi

Syrian activists: No regrets on tenth anniversary of revolution

In-depth: A decade after Syria's revolution began, activists say that despite the great sadness they feel for their country, they have no ...

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Syrian 'father of martyrs' raises orphaned grandchildren

Abderrazaq Khatoun is 83 years old and raising 11 orphaned grandchildren whose parents were lost during the conflict

Tehran condemns 'sabotage' of Iranian ship in Mediterranean

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Tehran condemns 'sabotage' of Iranian ship in Mediterranean

An attack on an Iranian vessel in the Mediterranean Sea this week has been condemned by Tehran as "a flagrant violation of international law and ...

Israeli attacks on Iranian tankers 'behind Mediterranean oil spill'

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Israeli attacks on Iranian tankers 'behind Mediterranean oil spill'

A massive oil spill last month near the Israeli and Lebanese coasts may have been caused by Israel's targeting of an Iranian tanker, following a ...

Iran reports attack on cargo vessel in Mediterranean Sea

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Iran reports attack on cargo vessel in Mediterranean Sea

It was claimed that an explosive device damaged the hull of the Shahr-e Kord, a commercial Europe-bound vessel, in what state TV reported as a ...

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