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Fatah's vice-chairman has warned Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has effectively ended the Oslo peace accords.

White House officials have said they "envision" Israel would not sign a peace agreement with Palestinians which did not assign the Western Wall as Israeli territory.

Russia expanding Middle East footprint with Egypt bases

Paul Iddon

Russia expanding Middle East footprint with Egypt bases

Analysis: Putin's deal with Sisi allows Moscow to project power over the region, while bolstering Cairo's international aspirations, writes Paul Iddon.

Nikki Haley is not good at foreign policy

Reza Marashi

Nikki Haley is not good at foreign policy

Comment: In a shameful performance at the UN, Nikki Haley cherry-picked her intelligence in a fashion eerily reminiscent of the 2002-2003 push ...

Houthi missile fired at Riyadh 'made in Iran': Haley Houthi missile fired at Riyadh 'made in Iran': Haley

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Houthi missile fired at Riyadh 'made in Iran': Haley

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said that a missile fired by the Houthi rebels at Saudi Arabia was made in Iran.

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Pence Middle East trip going ahead amid Jerusalem outrage

US Vice President Mike Pence will still visit the Egypt and Israel on Tuesday despite controversy and cancellations following the Washington administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's

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Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the United States has disqualified itself as a mediator following the Jerusalem move, breaking with ...

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Guterres: Iran may be defying UN on missiles

The UN chief said in a report to the Security Council that the United Nations is investigating Iran's possible transfer of ballistic missiles to ...

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US announces new assistance to Lebanese military

The United States has announced new assistance to the Lebanese military including helicopters and other advanced military equipment.

White House 'remains committed' to seeking Jerusalem peace deal

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White House 'remains committed' to seeking Jerusalem peace deal

A senior US official maintained that the White House remains committed to seeking a deal, despite Palestinian leader saying the US is no longer ...

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Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

Islamic leaders meeting at an emergency meeting of the OIC in Istanbul on Wednesday urged the world to "recognise the State of Palestine and ...

After Saleh, the outlook in Yemen remains bleak

Barak Barfi

After Saleh, the outlook in Yemen remains bleak

Comment: If Yemen is to set itself on its feet again, its leader must address long-festering issues they have conveniently skirted in favour of ...

'No sign' Saudi-coalition easing Yemen port blockade: USAID

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'No sign' Saudi-coalition easing Yemen port blockade: USAID

USAID administrator Mark Green said there are no signs to suggest the Saudi-led coalition is easing its blockade on Yemeni ports to resume the ...

Abbas: US lost role in Middle East peace process

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Abbas: US lost role in Middle East peace process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told the Islamic summit in Turkey that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel was "criminal" and the ...

Erdogan seeks to unite Muslim leaders over Jerusalem

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Erdogan seeks to unite Muslim leaders over Jerusalem

The heads of 57 Muslim-majority states are set to meet in Istanbul for an emergency OIC summit to discuss Jerusalem.

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US to present 'evidence' that Iran supplied Houthi missiles

US ambassador the the UN Nikki Haley is reportedly preparing to present evidence that Iran has been supplying Yemen's Houthi rebels with missiles that were fired into Saudi Arabia.

Karim Traboulsi

US admits troops are present in Yemen, Lebanon, Jordan

In a semi-annual report it provided to Congress on Monday, the White House aknowledged the presence of hundreds of troops in Yemen, Jordan and ...

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Erdogan, Putin 'finalise missile deal, agree on Jerusalem'

Trump's outrageous decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has cemented unlikely allies in Erdogan and Putin.

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Cairo, Moscow sign contract for Egypt's first nuclear plant

Moscow and Cairo signed a final contract on Monday that will see energy hungry Egypt light up with its first nuclear power plant.

Al-Azhar's strong stance on Jerusalem move 'embarrasses' Sisi

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Al-Azhar's strong stance on Jerusalem move 'embarrasses' Sisi

Egypt's top Muslim cleric has 'unilaterally' decided to strongly condemn Trump's announcement that the US recognises Jerusalem as Israel's ...

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New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

Russian leader Vladimir Putin will begin a historic visit to Egypt and Turkey on Monday, two leading Sunni Muslim powers that have had complex ...

Malaysian troops are 'ready' for Jerusalem orders: minister

Taufiq Wan

Malaysian troops are 'ready' for Jerusalem orders: minister

Malaysia's defence minister has said the country's military must be prepared for all eventualities after Trump's controversial Jerusalem ...

Israeli security guard stabbed as Jerusalem protests flare up

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Israeli security guard stabbed as Jerusalem protests flare up

A Palestinian stabbed and seriously wounded an Israeli security guard in Jerusalem on Sunday, amid unrest over the White House's declaration of ...

Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

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Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

Lebanon has suggested Arab nations should slap economic sanctions on Washington over Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as ...

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