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

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 Austin Bodetti.

'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.

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 interest, writes Austin Bodetti.

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 ...

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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 ...

Right-wing Polish government sides with Trump over Iran

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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 ...

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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 ...

New US sanctions target Iran's Revolutionary Guard

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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.

CJ Werleman

It's time to talk about Israel's nuclear weapons

Comment: While the United States fixates on Iranian nuclear ambitions, it ignores the only actual credible nuclear threat in the region: Israel, writes CJ Werleman.

The New Arab

UK apologises 'unreservedly' to Libyan dissident in rendition saga

The UK has apologised 'unreservedly' for the kidnap, rendition and torture of former Libyan dissident Abdelhakim Belhaj and his then-pregnant ...

The New Arab & agencies

Families of Americans detained in Iran fear Trump backlash

Families of several Americans detained in Iran are hoping Trump's decision to withdraw from a nuclear deal with Tehran will not impact on their ...

The New Arab & agencies

Prospective CIA head promises to end 'harsh interrogation'

Gina Haspel has vowed not to use harsh interrogation techniques if she becomes head of the CIA, but her past has cast doubts on these ...

Top Emirati air force commander revealed as American mercenary

The New Arab

Top Emirati air force commander revealed as American mercenary

Boom and bust: A UAE commander has been revealed as former US military officer and breast enhancement salesman Stephen Toumajan.

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Saudi becomes first Guantanamo Bay prisoner released under Trump

Ahmed Haza al-Darbi becomes the first Guantanamo prisoner released under Trump's tenure, as Washington reiterates its pledge to take in more ...

Pompeo makes diplomatic debut in Riyadh as US envoy

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Pompeo makes diplomatic debut in Riyadh as US envoy

Washington's newly appointed secretary of state has landed in Riyadh on a tour of the US' key Middle East allies, after vowing to bring some ...

Iraq 'black ops' executive hired for anti-Qatar attack

Abigail Fielding-Smith and Jessica Purkiss

Iraq 'black ops' executive hired for anti-Qatar attack

Investigation: A veteran of Pentagon propaganda operations was hired by a Dubai-based company to create a film accusing Qatar of links to ...

Pompeo's first senior trip to include Israel, Saudi Arabia

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Pompeo's first senior trip to include Israel, Saudi Arabia

Hours after being sworn in as secretary of state, Washington has announced Mike Pompeo's first diplomatic visit will include 'important allies' ...

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