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Trump adviser Jared Kushner and US envoy Jason Greenblatt met with the Saudi crown prince to discuss the stalled Palestinian-Israeli peace process.

Mohammed Abu Daqqa was shot by Israeli forces during Gaza border protests and passed away on Wednesday from his wounds.

The UAE In Yemen: With help from its mercs

David Isenberg

The UAE In Yemen: With help from its mercs

Comment: The UAE is relying on mercenaries to do its dirty work in Yemen and beyond, writes David Isenberg.

South Africa's president Ramaphosa can help resolve Gaza crisis

John J Stremlau

South Africa's president Ramaphosa can help resolve Gaza crisis

Comment: South Africa could be the force that drives Responsibility to Protect from paper into action on Gaza, writes John J Stremlau.

Saudi, Iran brace for tense OPEC meet in Vienna

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Saudi, Iran brace for tense OPEC meet in Vienna

Observers expect Friday's OPEC gathering to be one of the most heated meetings between the oil producing cartel in years.

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard criticises open letter urging US talks

The chief of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has criticised Iranian activists who signed an open letter last week asking Iran's leaders to take part in direct talks with Washington.

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US withdraws from UN rights council 'over anti-Israel bias'

The United States has withdrawn from the UN Human Rights Council, US ambassador Nikki Haley said on Tuesday, branding the global body a ...

CJ Werleman

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

Comment: On the front lines of some of today's worst human rights abuses are the three white settler colonial states; the United States, ...

Omar Baddar

Israel openly promotes Islamic State ideology

Comment: Preaching sectarianism is just one of many ways Israel is changing the way it does PR in the Trump era, writes Omar Baddar.

Palestinian refugee agency to cut operations in Gaza

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Palestinian refugee agency to cut operations in Gaza

Severe US cuts to UNRWA's funding has forced it to defer payment of salaries and suspend some of its operations in the besieged Gaza strip.

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Trump envoys discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace plan with Jordan king

Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner and envoy Jason Greenblatt are on a regional tour to discuss the so-called "deal of the century".

Five things to watch for in the midterm primaries

Marcus Montgomery

Five things to watch for in the midterm primaries

Comment: With 24 more state primaries and five months left before the midterm elections, Marcus Montgomery takes a look at the Trump ...

<em>Trump</em> blames refugees in Europe for 'violent' culture change

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Trump blames refugees in Europe for 'violent' culture change

In a bid to defend American immigration policy, the US president blamed refugees in Germany for 'strongly and violently' changing their culture.

Prince William's visit to occupied Jerusalem enrages Israel minister

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Prince William's visit to occupied Jerusalem enrages Israel minister

An Israeli minister has been enraged by British royal Prince William's visit to the occupied city of Jerusalem.

US ambassador berates Israeli 'ingratitude' for demanding Golan sovereignty

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US ambassador berates Israeli 'ingratitude' for demanding Golan sovereignty

The US envoy in Israel allegedly admonished 'ungrateful' Israeli politicians in secret over their calls for the Trump administration to ...

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Rouhani plans Europe visit to seek nuclear deal support

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Austria and Switzerland next month as part of a campaign by Tehran to secure continued European backing for the 2015 nuclear accord.

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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 ...

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Iran's reformists demand negotiations with Trump

A number of prominent Iranian reformist penned a letter to Tehran officials urging them to restart talks with the US

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Palestinian officials: Trump's 'deal of the century' doomed

The PA says that a regional tour next week by White House adviser Jared Kushner and Trump's special envoy for the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, ...

Turkey prime minister claims Israel 'tampered' Eurovision win

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Turkey prime minister claims Israel 'tampered' Eurovision win

Turkish Prime Minister Yildrim has claimed that Israel only won the Eurovision as a political move.

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Trump election campaign chief jailed, following 'witness tampering' charges

US President Donald Trump's campaign manager has been detained on judge's orders, as part of a probe into alleged Russian interference in the ...

France's Renault to stay in Iran despite US sanctions

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France's Renault to stay in Iran despite US sanctions

French carmaker Renault will maintain its presence in Iran while taking measures to avoid the risk of penalties for breaching renewed US ...

Hodeida assault intensifies as France considers minesweeping operation

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Hodeida assault intensifies as France considers minesweeping operation

The US-backed Saudi-led assault against Yemen's port city of Hodeida has intensified while France considers a minesweeping operation at the end ...

Yemen rebel attack kills dozen outside Hodeida

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Yemen rebel attack kills dozen outside Hodeida

Medical sources report a Houthi attack has left 12 Yemeni soldiers dead south of Hodeida, as part of a Saudi-led offensive on the port.

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