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President Erdogan accused the Dutch of behaving like "fascists" after two Turkish ministers were barred from attending an election rally in 2017.

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

Report questions the reach of the UAE lobby

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Report questions the reach of the UAE lobby

A newly published report presented in Britain's parliament reveals the reach of the UAE lobby and its 'clandestine' tactics.

Last Kurdish YPG fighters leave Syria's Manbij

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Last Kurdish YPG fighters leave Syria's Manbij

The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) led the 2016 offensive to rid Manbij of the Islamic State group and had kept military advisers in ...

UN envoy holds 'fruitful' talks with Yemen Houthi chief

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UN envoy holds 'fruitful' talks with Yemen Houthi chief

Martin Griffiths' shuttle diplomacy in Yemen seeks to avert all-out fighting in the key port city of Hodeida.

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Netanyahu to visit Putin in Moscow next week

Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on July 11.

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Iraq calls for repatriation of children of foreign militants

Iraq has called for home countries of foreign jihadists held in its jails to repatriate hundreds of children of the captured militants.

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Hamas, Israel 'in indirect talks over solving Gaza crises'

Qatari envoy for Gaza Mohammed al-Emadi reveals Hamas and Israel are indirectly negotiating, with the knowledge of the US, to reach a deal to ...

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Trump says Saudi king agrees to increase oil production

Trump has repeatedly lashed out at OPEC on Twitter in recent months, piling pressure on Riyadh, a major ally, to boost output.

US leaves UNHRC, and does Israel's bidding, again

Imad K. Harb

US leaves UNHRC, and does Israel's bidding, again

Comment: Withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council is a clear example of the Trump administration's policy of blind support for Israel, ...

Rosa Burc

Turkey's HDP radically reclaims women's place in society

Comment: Women's struggles play a central role in constructing Turkey's national project, writes Rosa Burc.

America uses Tajikistan as Iran substitute language teacher

Austin Bodetti

America uses Tajikistan as Iran substitute language teacher

Analysis: Tajikistan's role as an international classroom for Americans studying Persian may prove its greatest contribution to the US, writes ...

Iran's reformists demand negotiations with Trump

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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

Saudi-led coalition forces seize entrances to airport in Hodeida

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Saudi-led coalition forces seize entrances to airport in Hodeida

Fighting has raged around the rebel-held Hodeida, the entry point for the vast majority of Yemen's imports, with Saudi-led coalition forces ...

Nuclear <em>diplomacy</em> with North Korea and Iran

Paul R. Pillar

Nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and Iran

Comment: Compared to Obama's Iran deal, Trump's nuclear 'diplomacy' with North Korea looks weak and disappointing, writes Paul R. ...

Wilson Dizard

Trump brings the Dark Enlightenment's brutality to diplomacy

Comment: Trump's dealings with North Korea and the G7 reveal his deal-making strategy - and it's even more disturbing than you might think, writes Wilson Dizard.

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Hodeida: UN battles to keep Yemen's aid lifeline open

Saudi and Emirati forces have launched an offensive on the Red Sea port of Hodeida despite warnings of a humanitarian disaster.

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Iran says cannot remain in nuclear deal without benefits

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will not be able to remain in the 2015 nuclear accord unless it benefits from the agreement's provisions.

Andrew Leber

Fear and Loathing on the Arabian Peninsula

Comment: The stalemate continues after a year of blockade and barbs, writes Andrew Leber.

Turkish FM in Washington to discuss future of Manbij

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Turkish FM in Washington to discuss future of Manbij

Turkey's Cavusoglu has hailed a 'turning point in US-Turkey relations', expecting a YPG withdrawal from Syria's Manbij, despite US denial of ...

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Assad to meet Kim Jong Un in North Korea

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad will potentially become the first head of state to visit Kim Jong Un inside North Korea.

Kuwait seeks UN backing for Palestinian protection in Gaza

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Kuwait seeks UN backing for Palestinian protection in Gaza

Kuwait has circulated a UN draft resolution on establishing an international protection mission for Palestinians in Gaza, following repeated ...

Paris Summit hopes to secure Libya elections this year

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Paris Summit hopes to secure Libya elections this year

Libya's rival leaders are set to meet in Paris to discuss the country's political roadmap in an international conference.

Riyadh dismisses Macron's claims it detained Lebanese prime minister

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Riyadh dismisses Macron's claims it detained Lebanese prime minister

Macron took credit for diffusing a political crisis in Lebanon after Saad al-Hariri was reportedly held in Saudi Arabia after announcing his ...

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