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Member of the PLO Hanan Ashrawi said the Palestinian leadership may cut security cooperation with Washington.

Comment: John Bolton's opposition to the International Criminal Court puts him in the same camp as some of the world's worst war criminals, writes Rose Worden.

Taliban say founder of Haqqani network dies in Afghanistan

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Taliban say founder of Haqqani network dies in Afghanistan

Jalaluddin Haqqani, one-time CIA asset whose group became a top US target, spent decades working with groups such as al-Qaeda and the Taliban to entrench jihadism in the conflict-racked region.

Veteran US Senator John McCain loses battle with cancer

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Veteran US Senator John McCain loses battle with cancer

Controversial US politician John McCain, loved and loathed by both left and right, has passed away after a battle with brain cancer.

German police arrest Russian over alleged jihadist bomb plot

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German police arrest Russian over alleged jihadist bomb plot

German police commandos on Wednesday arrested a Russian suspected Islamist militant accused of having plotted an explosives attack in the ...

CJ Werleman

Flying into trouble: Middle East drone wars

Comment: The need for clear and unambiguous controls on the use and proliferation of drones has never been greater, writes CJ Werleman.

Charles Davis

Trump's war with the intelligence community isn't about peace

Comment: When the far right attacks the findings of US intelligence agencies, the proper response is not to turn around and venerate a group of ...

CJ Werleman

Trump is manufacturing a crisis with Iran

Comment: Trump will invoke fears of a catastrophic US-Iran war, then hold a summit with his choice of Iranian leaders, bragging about how he ...

Wilson Dizard

Cyber war laws: Only hope for saving civilian minds

Comment: Russian election meddling is evidence that the civilian mind is no longer sovereign, writes Wilson Dizard.

America's got 99 problems...

Khaled Diab

America's got 99 problems...

Comment: America's spiralling descent towards fascism and dictatorship is almost entirely of its own making, writes Khaled Diab.

Sam Hamad

Trump: Russia's junior partner in the White House

Comment: With Trump and Putin closer than ever, things can only get worse for Syrians, writes Sam Hamad.

Is Thailand next for the Islamic State group?

Austin Bodetti

Is Thailand next for the Islamic State group?

Analysis: The unrest in Thailand's south offers the Islamic State group all that it could need to build a southeast Asian franchise, writes ...

'IS bio attack' foiled by German police

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'IS bio attack' foiled by German police

German police say they foiled a major biological attack with the arrest of a Tunisian man.

Promoting Islamophobia in America

Arnold Isaacs

Promoting Islamophobia in America

Comment: In today's America, disparaging Islam is acceptable in ways that disparaging other religions is not, writes Arnold Isaacs.

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Austin Bodetti

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Analysis: Saudi Arabia's involvement in the Yemeni civil war has forced it to balance the competing demands of counterterrorism and national ...

Peter Jenkins

Did Israel destroy a North Korean reactor in Syria?

Comment: Whether the building destroyed in the Israeli raid housed a nuclear reactor is less certain than Israeli claims imply, writes Peter Jenkins.

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Alleged 'FBI torturer' invited to UK parliament

A Britain-based advocacy group has slammed an invitation extended to an alleged FBI torturer to speak in the House of Lords.

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Investigation finds Israel's spy agency undermined Iran deal

An investigation by NBC News uncovered how an Israeli security firm underwent a campaign to undermine the Iran 2015 deal by targeting US ...

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Right-wing Polish government sides with Trump over Iran

Poland's government is diverging from EU policy to protect the Iran deal to support Trump in his government’s endeavor to hurt the Islamic ...

Macron partners up with Putin to salvage Iran deal

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Macron partners up with Putin to salvage Iran deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron will hold direct talks on Iran on Thursday during Macron's two-day visit ...

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New US sanctions target Iran's Revolutionary Guard

The new measures come a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Tehran would be hit with the 'strongest sanctions in history'.

Iran: 'World no longer accepts US deciding for them'

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Iran: 'World no longer accepts US deciding for them'

The President of Iran said that the US should no longer make decisions on behalf of other countries.

'No alternative' to Iran deal, EU tells US

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'No alternative' to Iran deal, EU tells US

The EU foreign policy chief said the Iran has adhered to its commitments and that there was "no alternative" to the nuclear deal.

US Senate approves Gina Haspel as new <em>CIA</em> head

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US Senate approves Gina Haspel as new CIA head

Dogged by allegations of torture, Gina Haspel has been approved by a Senate panel to head the CIA.

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