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US defence secretary in Israel talks on military advantage

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper held talks in Israel on Thursday to discuss the Jewish state's regional military advantage after Israel normalised ties...
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Jordanian ruler Abdullah I bin Al-Hussein gloated in 1924 when Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the visionary who carved modern Turkey out of the ruins of...
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The Palestinian tycoon who sued Britain over 1917 declaration

Sitting in an antique armchair in the dappled light of his Renaissance-inspired West Bank mansion, Palestinian billionaire Munib al-Masri raised a subject that has...
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Normalization with Israel ‘would get me killed by my own people’: Saudi Prince MBS

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman (MBS) says he'd fear for his life if he recognized Israel like UAE and Bahrain, according to American-Israeli...
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Turkey dismisses Pentagon’s concerns over S-400 system tests

The United States strongly condemned NATO ally Turkey's actions on Friday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed the first test of a Russian-made...
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Sudan normalizes ties with Israel as Palestinians condemn new deal

Sudan and Israel agreed Friday to normalise relations, in a US-brokered deal to end decades of hostility that was widely welcomed but stirred Palestinian...
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Israel ‘will not oppose’ advanced US arms sales to UAE, if the USA upgrades...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday his country would not oppose US sales of advanced weapon systems to the UAE, apparently referring to...
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What does Russian opposition to Israeli settlement plans imply?

Russia is concerned over the Israeli plan to expand its illegal settlements in the West Bank, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.Building...
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During the presidential debate alongside Donald Trump in September, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden uttered the invocative Islamic expression “Inshallah,” meaning “God willing,” to...
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The United States recommitted itself to maintaining Israel's military dominance in the Middle East Thursday during a visit to the Pentagon by Israeli Defense...
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Saudi-Turkish rivalry: International businesses in the eye of storm

From pickled vine leaves to coffee and cheese, Saudi supermarkets are taking Turkish products off the shelves after calls for a boycott, as rivalry...
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Armenia fires ballistic missiles on Azerbaijani civilians

Armenian forces have fired multiple ballistic missiles at Azerbaijani civilians and the public infrastructure, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry on Thursday.“On Oct. 22 in the...
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Israel, UAE agree to visa-free travel as ties deepen

Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to visa-free travel on Monday, an unprecedented arrangement between Israel and an Arab state, signed as the...
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Pakistan 15th most powerful country in Asia owing to increased diplomatic clout: US Think...

Pakistan has maintained its ‘comprehensive power’ position in Lowy Institute’s Asia Power Index for 2020. The index is a comprehensive study of 128 indicators,...
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UAE delegation heads to Israel on first official visit

A United Arab Emirates delegation left on the country's first official visit to Israel on Tuesday after the two countries agreed to normalise ties...
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‘Trump Heights’ a symbol of US shift on Mideast policy

On a dusty plain in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a golden-lettered sign with Israeli and American flags stands before a rusty wire fence as...
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Op-ed: Mideast peace agreements with Israel are driven by political vested interests

News is circulating in political spheres about Oman and Sudan as the next countries in line to recognize Israel after UAE and Bahrain. These...
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‘Hello you’: Israeli-UAE joint song a YouTube hit

The scene cuts from Dubai to Tel Aviv, the lyrics switch from Arabic to Hebrew to English and the song is a slightly kitsch...
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A British woman working on a literary festival in the United Arab Emirates, has alleged she was sexually assaulted in February by the UAE...
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Why did the US resort to use of force in Vietnam?

One of the core reasons the US resorted to force in Vietnam and its neighboring countries, was because Washington's imperial designs for south-east Asia...
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UN again urges Israel to halt all settlement activities

The UN's special coordinator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict again called on Tel Aviv to halt all settlement activities in the occupied West Bank after...
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Azad Kashmir assembly condemns Armenia attacks on Azerbaijan

Azad Jammu and Kashmir has condemned Armenian forces for attacking Azerbaijani civilians as the Upper Karabakh dispute remains unresolved and fighting continues.The Azad Kashmir...
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Dubai gets ready to go kosher after Israel peace deal

At the plush Armani hotel in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, a rabbi switches on the stoves at what...
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“Pakistan Armed Forces fully support Azerbaijan”: CJCSC Gen. Nadeem Raza

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Gen. Nadeem Raza said Friday that his forces fully support Azerbaijan’s position in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh.Azerbaijan's Ambassador to...
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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree ceasefire, start of ‘substantive’ talks

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed on Saturday to a ceasefire and to begin "substantive talks" over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh after nearly two weeks...
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TIMELINE: Fierce fighting in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh

Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway region of Azerbaijan mainly inhabited by Armenians and backed by Yerevan, has been the scene of deadly clashes for the past...
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Putin invites Armenia, Azerbaijan foreign ministers for peace talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan to visit Moscow for peace talks Friday and said fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh...
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Hezbollah says border talks not ‘normalisation’ with Israel

Hezbollah on Thursday said US-backed talks aimed at delineating Lebanon's disputed maritime border with Israel did not signify "reconciliation" or "normalisation" with the Jewish...
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Iran warns ‘terrorists’ near border in Karabakh fighting

Iran warned Wednesday it will not tolerate "terrorists" near its border with Azerbaijan, after France and Russia raised the alarm over the deployment of...
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Turkey’s involvement a game-changer in Nagorno-Karabakh issue

Half of the population of the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region have been displaced in clashes between Armenian forces and Azerbaijan as Russian President Vladimir Putin...

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