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An Israeli delegation will visit Bahrain later this month for a UN cultural agency UNESCO meet in the capital Manama, an official has said.

Comment: AFP has made some crucial - and elementary - mistakes in its profile of academic Azmi Bishara, writes Abdelwahab El-Affendi.

US 'pushing <em>Gulf</em> to fund Sinai-based Gaza economic projects'

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US 'pushing Gulf to fund Sinai-based Gaza economic projects'

The United States has reportedly been pushing Gulf states to invest in economic projects for Gaza to be built in Egypt's northern Sinai, Haaretz reported on Sunday.

Qatar and Jordan hint at restoring full diplomatic relations

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Qatar and Jordan hint at restoring full diplomatic relations

Qatar's eagerness to provide financial assistance to Jordan signals warming ties between the two countries and could see full diplomatic ...

Jordan recalls ambassador from Iran over 'regional interference'

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Jordan recalls ambassador from Iran over 'regional interference'

Jordan has recalled its ambassador to Iran over Tehran's "interference" in Arab affairs in the region, and will not name a new one.

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UN top court to hear Qatar case against UAE

Qatar has condemned the "campaign of political and economic coercion" during a year-long blockade.

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World Cup LIVEBLOG: Iran v Morocco

Minute-by-minute updates from Iran and Morocco's opening game in their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaigns.

Amar Diwakar

Sophia has more rights than Saudi Arabia's migrant workers

Comment: Robot Sophia presents us with a future where robots are recognised as human, while migrants continue to toil with no basic rights, ...

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Qatar pledges $500m aid package for austerity-hit Jordan

The offer comes despite Jordan downgrading its diplomatic relations with Qatar since the outbreak of the Gulf crisis last June.

On the attack against the Arab Centre

Marwan Kabalan

On the attack against the Arab Centre

Attacks against the Arab Centre for Research and Policy are not new. What is new however, is the siding of Western institutions with ...

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 ...

Ethnicity vs religion: What does being a Muslim mean?

Khaled Diab

Ethnicity vs religion: What does being a Muslim mean?

Comment: In western Europe and the US, 'Muslim' is often used as a marker of ethnic origin, rather than of religion, writes Khaled Diab.

Saudi Arabia to recruit first ever women border guards

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Saudi Arabia to recruit first ever women border guards

The recruitment announcement is part of a wave of reforms granting women basic human rights in order to bring the kingdom into the 21st century.

Blockaded Qatar takes UAE to International Court of Justice

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Blockaded Qatar takes UAE to International Court of Justice

Qatar will file a case against the UAE over the "devastating" effect of the blockade on human rights of Qataris.

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer billions to crisis-hit Jordan

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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer billions to crisis-hit Jordan

Jordan has been rocked in recent days by mass protests against price rises and a proposed tax hike as the government pushes measures to slash ...

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UAE attempting to buy property in Jerusalem, cleric warns

The United Arab Emirates allegedly trying to buy up property in occupied east Jerusalem close to the Al-Aqsa mosque, a Palestinian cleric has warned.

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Riyadh moves to 'bankroll' Jordan to contain anti-austerity protests

Saudi Arabia says it will host a meeting among several Gulf Arab countries to offer support to Jordan after it faced mass protests over ...

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Doha Institute publishes response to critical Bishara profile

The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies was 'shocked' by the publication of a profile of Azmi Bishara, claiming it was 'part of a smear ...

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UN urges 'unhindered access' for aid to Somalia

Threats posed by the al-Shabab extremist group and the country's worsening humanitarian situation could undermine its political unity, the UN ...

Red Cross pulls out dozens over security threats

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Red Cross pulls out dozens over security threats

Dozens of humanitarian Red Cross workers have been pulled out from Yemen as security concerns continue to rise in the war-torn country

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Saudi Arabia and UAE move closer with joint strategy

The UAE-Saudi Coordination Council is expected to eclipse the pan-Gulf GCC alliance.

Iran, Hizballah to remain in Syria until 'fully liberated'

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Iran, Hizballah to remain in Syria until 'fully liberated'

Lebanon's veteran Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said that Iran and Hizballah will remain in Syria until the country regains its 'territorial ...

Dozens of migrants drown off the shore of Yemen

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Dozens of migrants drown off the shore of Yemen

The United Nations Migration Agency said dozens of migrants drowned after their boat capsized off the shore of Yemen.

UAE and Saudi Arabia are fabricating news through AFP

Abbad Yahya

UAE and Saudi Arabia are fabricating news through AFP

Comment: Attempts by the UAE and Saudi Arabia to disseminate fake news about Azmi Bishara through the respected news source, AFP, have failed, ...

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