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Only one of the countries from the expired ban, Sudan, will no longer be subject to travel restrictions

US President Donald Trump has ramped the rhetoric against North Korea, with a tweet warning Pyongyang's leadership they 'won't be around much longer'.

Trump questions nuclear deal after Iran tests missile

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Trump questions nuclear deal after Iran tests missile

US President Donald Trump questioned the historic nuclear deal on Saturday after Iran's test launch of a new medium-range missile.

Qatar and Kuwait to force out <em>North</em> <em>Korea</em> workers

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Qatar and Kuwait to force out North Korea workers

Gulf states Qatar and Kuwait will no longer renew visas for North Korean workers, which should see all leave in the coming months or ...

Iran slams Trump's 'ignorant hate speech' to UN

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Iran slams Trump's 'ignorant hate speech' to UN

Iran has responded angrily to Donald Trump's opening speech to the UN, in which he criticised the nuclear deal between Tehran and several world ...

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Trump threatens to 'destroy' North Korea. Who else?

Few expected Donald Trump to offer an olive branch to North Korea during his debut UN General Assembly speech, but even by the hotheaded president's standards it was worryingly bellicose.

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France leads efforts urging Trump to save Iran deal

France is stepping up efforts to convince US President Donald Trump not to scrap the Iran nuclear deal, suggesting ways to prolong the landmark ...

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'Make the United Nations great (again),' says Trump

US President Donald Trump calls for reform of the United Nations during his first speech at the body's New York headquaters.

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Kuwait to expel Pyongyang ambassador following US-North Korea tensions

Kuwait has given North Korea's a week to leave the country and restrict visas to the hundreds of workers in the country.

In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

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In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States’ allies and ...

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US 'seeking excuses' to destroy nuclear deal: Iran

A top Iranian security official alleged the US is seeking excuses to destroy the historic nuclear deal with the Islamic republic, days before a ...

Report: Egypt cuts military ties with <em>North</em> <em>Korea</em>

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Report: Egypt cuts military ties with North Korea

Egypt's defence minister, on a visit to Seoul, announced that his country has cut military ties with North Korea, according to ...

Nuclear crisis puts Egypt's dealings with Pyongyang under microscope

Gehad Quisay

Nuclear crisis puts Egypt's dealings with Pyongyang under microscope

Comment: The Trump administration expects its allies to fall in line over North Korea, but that may prove complicated for ...

UK officials: 'Iran, Russia helping <em>North</em> Korea's nuclear capabilities'

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UK officials: 'Iran, Russia helping North Korea's nuclear capabilities'

The UK foreign office is looking into claims "current and former nuclear states" helped Kim Jong-un in his drive to mount nuclear warheads onto ...

Qatar, <em>North</em> <em>Korea</em> on agenda for Trump's Kuwait meeting

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Qatar, North Korea on agenda for Trump's Kuwait meeting

Kuwait's Emir and US President Donald Trump are likely to discuss the Qatar rift and North Korea during their meeting in ...

Mohamed ElMeshad

Could a 'BRICS plus' alliance help topple US dominance?

Comment: As America's might begins to decline, China looks to its BRICS associates - including Sisi's Egypt - in the search for global dominance, writes Mohamed ElMeshad.

Uri Levy

2018 World Cup qualifiers bring drama to Middle East

The Middle Eastern World Cup qualifiers have proven to be a fascinating football scenario, mixing both football, politics, culture and history.

Said al-Arabi

UAE and Egypt condemn NKorea, buy its weapons anyway

The UAE and Egypt have both condemned North Korea for a recent nuclear test that has escalated tensions in East Asia, but both ...

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Egypt condemns North Korea's nuclear test, warns of threats

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry expressed worries that the escalating activity could unleash a nuclear arms race in the region.

Egypt 'must meet six conditions' to resume US aid

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Egypt 'must meet six conditions' to resume US aid

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi must meet six conditions set by the United States to ensure the resumption of financial aid to Cairo, ...

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North Korea suspected of supplying chemical weapons to Syria

A confidential UN report has revealed two North Korean shipments bound for the Syrian regime's chemical weapons programme were ...

Steve Bannon out as Trump chief strategist: White House

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Steve Bannon out as Trump chief strategist: White House

The White House has confirmed that Donald Trump's controversial chief strategist Steve Bannon left the White House on Friday.

Kuwait's Korean conundrum

Giorgio Cafiero

Kuwait's Korean conundrum

Comment: Kuwait finds itself in a difficult position, hoping to preserve its close alliance with Washington while still maintaining diplomatic ...

To resolve the GCC crisis, keep Trump away

Imad K. Harb

To resolve the GCC crisis, keep Trump away

Comment: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson must insist on his independence in addressing the stalemate in the Gulf crisis, writes Imad K. Harb.

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