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Comment: Should sanctions cause Iran's leadership to collapse, a military dictatorship controlled by former elements of the IRGC could emerge, writes Derek Davison.

Comment: If Kuwait is to preserve its long-term interests in the region, it must continue to capitalise on its ability to serve as a relatively neutral state, writes Giorgio Cafiero.

<em>Beijing</em> ramped up arrests of Uighur Muslims: report

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Beijing ramped up arrests of Uighur Muslims: report

Twenty-one percent of all arrests in China last year were in Xinjiang province, despite the area making up just 1.5 percent of the country's 1.4 billion.

China president due in UAE for high-profile visit

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China president due in UAE for high-profile visit

China's president will visit the UAE on Thursday, with final preparations underway for the high-profile visit.

Trial shines spotlight on Chinese 'reeducation camps' for Muslims

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Trial shines spotlight on Chinese 'reeducation camps' for Muslims

Secretive "re-education camps" allegedly holding hundreds of thousands of people in a Muslim-majority region in western China are the focus of ...

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Putin declares summit with Trump 'very successful'

Putin has praised the 'frank and business-like atmosphere' of the summit, saying that the talks with Trump were 'very successful'.

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Muslims in China's 'Little Mecca' fear eradication of Islam

Chinese authorities have cracked down on Hui Muslims in the western region of Linxia, with locals fearing that the government is deliberately ...

Wilson Dizard

Trump brings the Dark Enlightenment's brutality to diplomacy

Comment: Trump's dealings with North Korea and the G7 reveal his deal-making strategy - and it's even more disturbing than you might think, ...

Camille Lons

Oman: Neutrality under pressure

Comment: After Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal, Oman's relationship with Iran and its regional neighbours is coming under mounting ...

Iran looks to India, China, Russia after US pullout

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Iran looks to India, China, Russia after US pullout

Iran will be strengthening its ties with India, China and Russia, following Trump's decision to pull out of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal and ...

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China to host Iran's president, discuss nuclear deal

Iran's president will attend a Shanghai summit next month along with his Russian and Chinese counterparts, with discussions about the nuclear ...

China demands all mosques to raise national flag

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China demands all mosques to raise national flag

Flags should be hung in a "prominent position" in all mosque courtyards, the China Islamic Association said.

EU commissioner in Iran aiming to preserve trade ties

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EU commissioner in Iran aiming to preserve trade ties

European leaders are scrambling to preserve their business interests in Iran after US President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear ...

Iran, EU meet to try to save nuclear deal

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Iran, EU meet to try to save nuclear deal

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is completing charm offensive to Europe, Russia and China, after the US pulled out of a nuclear ...

Iran FM lands in Moscow to save nuclear deal

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Iran FM lands in Moscow to save nuclear deal

Javad Zarif's arrival in Moscow follows a trip over the weekend in Beijing and an upcoming stint in Brussels to discuss the 2015 ...

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Syria talks renew in Astana amid growing regional fears

Negotiators from Iran, Russia and Turkey gathered in Kazakhstan's capital Astana Monday, hoping to make progress on a political settlement in Syria as diplomatic tensions fan out across the region.

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Iran: Europe has 60 days to give nuclear 'guarantees'

An Iranian official has given Europe 60 days to "safeguard Iranian interests" following the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

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Iran top diplomat visits China to save nuclear deal

The trip is part of FM Javad Zarif's multi-country diplomatic tour to save the Iran nuclear deal following US President Donald Trump's ...

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Iran FM on diplomatic tour to salvage nuclear deal

Zarif's delicate diplomatic mission has been complicated by reports of clashes between Iranian and Israeli forces in Syria.

How world leaders reacted to Trump's Iran decision

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How world leaders reacted to Trump's Iran decision

World leaders have responded to Trump's announcement that the US would pull-out of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. This is what they have to ...

Umar Lateef Misgar

Can India and Pakistan draw inspiration from Korean peacemaking?

Comment: An independent Kashmir could minimise military confrontation between rivals India and Pakistan, and aid the process of ...

Qatar rescues Russian oil giant after China deal breakdown

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Qatar rescues Russian oil giant after China deal breakdown

Qatar will purchase a nearly 20 percent stake in Russian energy company Rosneft, after a deal with a Chinese company breaks down.

Kuwait seeks to calm Philippines crisis over workers

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Kuwait seeks to calm Philippines crisis over workers

Kuwaiti officials have appealed for calming of the crisis with the Philippines over treatment of migrant workers.

Ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait now permanent: Duterte

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Ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait now permanent: Duterte

The row between Kuwait and the Philippines escalated further as President Duterte announced that Filipinos are now permanently banned from ...

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