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Election: Melenchon's vision for France and the Middle East

22 April, 2017

Interview: Has France's foreign policy helped recruit soldiers to Islamic State, and what should the republic's foreign policy be in Syria, Yemen and beyond? Melenchon's spokesperson, Charlotte Girard responds.

Trump to host Abbas for Middle East peace talks

19 April, 2017

US President Donald Trump will host Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, as the president looks to revive the Middle East peace effort.

Guterres' UN: A window for change in Western Sahara?

19 April, 2017

Comment: Samir Bennis asks what the language of the UN's recent report on the Western Sahara might indicate about finding a solution to the ongoing conflict.

What role for Pakistan in 'Muslim Nato'?

19 April, 2017

Comment: Pakistan's Raheel Sharif was recently appointed head of the Islamic Military Alliance, but Lahore should instead look to play a 'neutral arbiter' role, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

Saudi Arabia retracts '40,000 Egyptian troops in Yemen' comment

19 April, 2017

A Saudi general has stepped back from previous comments he made claiming that Egypt had offered to send up to 40,000 ground troops to Yemen to fight Houthi rebels.

Trump administration to review Iran sanctions relief

19 April, 2017

The US Secretary of State notified Congress of plans to review whether sanctions relief given to Iran as part of the 2015 nuclear deal was in US national security interests.

Syrian forced evacuations resume following Rashideen massacre

19 April, 2017

Hundreds of civilians left their homes in Syrian towns on Wednesday, as part of a series of deals between the regime and rebels to abandon besieged enclaves.

Egypt's Sisi offered Riyadh 40,000 soldiers for Yemen war

17 April, 2017

Egypt's president Sisi had proposed sending 40 thousand Egyptian ground forces to Yemen to fight with the Saudi-led Arab coalition against the Houthi rebels, a Saudi general has revealed.

Ross' resignation leaves UN scrambling over Western Sahara

14 April, 2017

Analysis: With Washington hinting at scaling back its UN commitments, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has a mountain to climb to tackle the decades-old Western Sahara crisis, writes Habibulah Mohamed Lamin.

Libyan rivals clash in neglected south

14 April, 2017

Libya's neglected south risks becoming an arena for score-settling between rival governments as their forces clash over the most important airbase in the south.

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