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A Persian translator has come under fire for softening US President Donald Trump's anti-Iran rhetoric during a live speech at the UN General Assembly, local media reported.

Comment: The United States' foreign policy under President Trump has been utterly confusing - dragging the Gulf Crisis on unnecessarily, writes Stasa Salacanin.

Damning US report slams rights violations in Sisi's Egypt

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Damning US report slams rights violations in Sisi's Egypt

New report by the Trump administration has issued a damning verdict on human rights in Egypt under President Sisi, condemning detentions, disappearances and reports of extrajudicial executions in the

<em>Trump</em> slams Iran ahead of presidency's first US-Iran talks

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Trump slams Iran ahead of presidency's first US-Iran talks

The US and Iran will have their highest-level interaction of Trump's presidency, a day after he delivered a blistering attack on Tehran.

Saudi-led bloc 'called-off Qatar military action after <em>Trump</em> warning'

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Saudi-led bloc 'called-off Qatar military action after Trump warning'

A Saudi-led bloc considered taking military action against Qatar at the start of a diplomatic crisis with the country before US President Donald ...

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Sisi urges Palestinians under occupation to 'coexist' with Israelis

Speaking a day after his first public meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Sisi urged Palestinians to be "ready to co-exist" with Israelis in his UN speech.

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Erdogan: Trump 'apologised' over Washington security scuffle

The US has denied claims from the Turkish president that Donald Trump apologised for a clash between Turkish security guards and ...

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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 years.

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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 ...

<em>Trump</em> threatens to 'destroy' North Korea. Who else?

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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 ...

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Netanyahu reiterates anti-Iran deal case to UN

Israeli leader Binyamin Netanyahhu tried once again to convince the UN to act tough on Iran, and echoed Trump's call to end the nuclear deal.

<em>Trump</em> brands Assad as "criminal" in debut UN speech

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Trump brands Assad as "criminal" in debut UN speech

Trump called for a “political solution that honours the will of the Syrian people" during his speech at the UN

France leads efforts urging <em>Trump</em> to save Iran deal

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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 ...

First 'permanent' US military base opens in Israel

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First 'permanent' US military base opens in Israel

Israel has inaugurated with its US ally a joint missile defence base on Israeli soil, the first ever, a senior Israeli air force officer said.

Sisi meets Netanyahu at UN in first public talks

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Sisi meets Netanyahu at UN in first public talks

Sisi met with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in New York on Monday to discuss the Middle East peace process in the first ever public ...

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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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Netanyahu expected to lobby Trump over Iran

The future of the Iran nuclear accord will take centre stage in talks between the US and Israeli leaders, amid ongoing discussions in Washington ...

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Palestinian prime minister to make rare visit to Gaza

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah will visit Gaza, to speak with Hamas officials about reconciliation talks.

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Oxfam protests Trump's refugee policy outside his childhood home

Oxfam invited refugees who have settled in the US to Donald Trump's childhood home in New York, in a bid to have the country recognise the ...

For whom the bell tolls in Syria

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

For whom the bell tolls in Syria

Comment: Syria is a manmade disaster, but perpetrators are unlikely to face justice until bystanders are made to reckon with the consequences of ...

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Iran says it won't be 'bullied' by US

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned Washington it will respond strongly to any 'wrong move' by the US.

In debut at UN, <em>Trump</em> 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 ...

<em>Trump</em> administration endorses bill suspending aid to Palestinian Authority

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Trump administration endorses bill suspending aid to Palestinian Authority

The Trump administration on Thursday declared its support for a bill that would suspend financial aid to the PA until it ends social ...

Trolling Saudi minister threatens war with Qatar

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Trolling Saudi minister threatens war with Qatar

Blog: Saud al-Qahtani has adopted the Donald Trump model, tweeting thinly veiled threats of war.

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