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Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab is expected to lift the lid on a Turkish corruption plot, which helped Iran evade US sanctions, after he agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors.

Comment: Although still nascent, the emerging Saudi-Israeli 'alliance' is one of convenience and shared interests, writes Emile Nakhleh.

Turkey denies $15m plot to kidnap US-based Gulen

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Turkey denies $15m plot to kidnap US-based Gulen

Turkey has rejected US reports claiming it had offered several million dollars to extradite US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.

Ex-Trump aide Flynn 'plotted to kidnap Gulen for Turkey'

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Ex-Trump aide Flynn 'plotted to kidnap Gulen for Turkey'

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn allegedly planned to kidnap Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen for Turkey in ...

'Shia militias nation's biggest threat,' says Iraqi vice president

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'Shia militias nation's biggest threat,' says Iraqi vice president

Iraqi Vice President Osama al-Nujaifi is hoping the US administration will deliver on pledges to counter Iran's growing influence inside Iraq ...

Sam Fouad

Where do Manafort's and Gates' indictments leave foreign lobbyists?

Comment: The indictments of former senior Trump aides is a wake-up call that foreign lobbyists must obey the law, writes Sam Fouad.

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Was Michael Flynn a secret lobbyist for Turkey?

The Mueller investigation is looking into the origin of certain payments to Flynn's consultancy firm, to discover whether Turkey's ...

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Trump hints at self-pardon as Russia probe intensifies

Donald Trump has said on Twitter that as president he has the power to pardon himself, as a probe into alleged collusion with Russia continues.

Marcus Montgomery

Russia-Trump collusion or not, the damage is already done

Comment: Trump and his aides might escape legal action, but in the court of public opinion, much less evidence is required to render a guilty ...

US special counsel probing Trump for 'possible obstruction'

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US special counsel probing Trump for 'possible obstruction'

The special counsel overseeing the probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the US election is investigating whether President Donald Trump ...

Robert Cusack

Former FBI director accuses Trump of telling lies

James Comey gave a series of startling statements, accusing the president of lying on a number of occasions and raising questions over the ...

Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe

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Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe

The activities of President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner have come under FBI scrutiny as part of the probe of Russian ...

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Andrew Leber

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Comment: There may be fireworks when the US president lands in Israel, but Netanyahu will be happy to brush off the desires of a flailing ...

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Andrew Leber

Trump should know: Bibi won't budge

Comment: There may be fireworks when the US president lands in Israel, but Netanyahu will be happy to brush off the desires of a flailing ...

Trump calls Russia probe 'greatest witch-hunt in history'

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Trump calls Russia probe 'greatest witch-hunt in history'

Donald Trump has once again voiced his dismay at figures leading a probe into his alleged dealings with Russia during his election campaign.

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Market attack 'terrorist act likely by asylum seeker'

Angela Merkel described an attack on a Berlin market as a "terrorist act", allegedly carried out by an asylum seeker.

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US courts to consider post-9/11 detention of immigrants cases

The US Supreme Court has said it will allow cases to be filed against former senior Bush administration officials over the detentions of ...

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Germany slams inaction as refugees die on Syria-Jordan border

Tens thousands of Syrians remain trapped on the Jordan border with food, water and medicine running at critically low levels.

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IS widow charged in American hostage Kayla Mueller's death

The Iraqi widow of an Islamic State commander has been charged in US federal court on Monday in the death of American hostage Kayla ...

IS threatens attacks on USA, as Syria bombing intensifies

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IS threatens attacks on USA, as Syria bombing intensifies

The Islamic State says it will attack Washington DC, and its anti-IS coalition allies as French war planes carried out massive air raids on IS ...

Alice Gray

Returning the rain to Jordan

Feature: An alliance of water management experts and environmental activists are looking to bring life back to the deserts of Jordan.

War in Syria: timeline of key events

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

War in Syria: timeline of key events

The war in Syria has killed over 220,000 people, uprooted millions of families, all but destroyed the health & education systems, and left ...

'Even in prison, one can be free' 'Even in prison, one can be free'

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed & Agencies

'Even in prison, one can be free'

Profile: Kayla Mueller, the American aid worker kidnapped by IS, was a "free spirit" who travelled the globe to help others. Her ...

US-led coalition strikes after last American hostage confirmed dead US-led coalition strikes after last American hostage confirmed dead

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US-led coalition strikes after last American hostage confirmed dead

US-led coalition strikes Islamic State targets in eastern Syria as UAE planes rejoin the fray. Kayla Mueller was a volunteer in refugee ...

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