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Qatar and Chad have re-established ties frozen in August following pressure from the Saudi-led Gulf bloc to isolate the small country.

A Palestinian teenager died from wounds sustained last week during clashes with Israeli forces, bringing the total of deaths to 26 since Trump's Jerusalem embassy move.

US says ready to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

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US says ready to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts

The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has been deadlocked since a major push by the administration of Trump's predecessor Barack Obama ended in failure in April 2014.

Abbas calls for international conference on Palestinian-Israeli conflict

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Abbas calls for international conference on Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas slammed Israel for colonising Palestine with illegal settlements and called for a multilateral conference in ...

Evacuation of Israeli settlements 'could cause civil war': Friedman

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Evacuation of Israeli settlements 'could cause civil war': Friedman

The avidly pro-settlement US envoy to Jerusalem told a conference that settlers in the West Bank 'are not going anywhere' and a forced ...

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Abbas to counter Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is taking Palestine's opposition to Trump's Jerusalem decision to the UN.

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Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site Aqsa

In a rare visit to Jerusalem's holy site, Oman's foreign minister encouraged all Arabs to visit the mosque, describing it as an "obligation".

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Malaysia defends decision to host Israeli delegation

Malaysia has come under fierce criticism for allowing a high-level Israeli delegation to visit the Muslim-majority country.

Elias Jahshan

So, you want to wear a keffiyeh?

Comment: To capitalise on the keffiyeh without the knowledge, sensitivity or respect it is due, is inappropriate and offensive, writes Elias ...

What happened to Jordan's bread price protests?

Fadi al-Qadi

What happened to Jordan's bread price protests?

Comment: While state-sanctioned protests over Trump's Jerusalem move gathered crowds, outcry over government cuts to bread subsidies ...

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Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

Relations between Washington and the Palestinians have been severely strained since Trump's December decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

Abbas should be removed by Palestinians, not by Washington

Muhammad Shehada

Abbas should be removed by Palestinians, not by Washington

Comment: Abbas' fate should be decided by a Palestinian vote, not by a decision from Washington that replaces one authoritarian with another, ...

King Abdullah sees no Mideast peace without US role

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King Abdullah sees no Mideast peace without US role

King Abdullah of Jordan said there cannot be a Middle East peace process without the role of the US, saying America could be given the "benefit ...

Kuwait students launch campaign against 'normalisation' with Israel

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Kuwait students launch campaign against 'normalisation' with Israel

Kuwaiti students have kicked off a campaign to discourage Arab countries from "normalising" relations with Israel, amid anger over Washington's ...

Trump administration targets Hizballah's 'financial tentacles' with new sanctions

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Trump administration targets Hizballah's 'financial tentacles' with new sanctions

The US has imposed fresh new sanctions on individuals and companies linked to Lebanon's Hizballah as part of a major new bush by the Trump ...

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Israel strikes Gaza in latest cross-border exchange

Cross-exchanges continue between Israel and Gaza as tensions remain high following Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of ...

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Peace deal must include Israeli West Bank control: Netanyahu

Any future peace deal with Palestinians would require Israeli control of the occupied West Bank, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanuahu has said.

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#DignityIsPriceless: UNRWA launches $800m emergency appeal after Trump's cuts

Following US aid cuts, UNRWA has launched a $800 million emergency appeal as it faces its 'toughest crisis' yet.

Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli troops in West Bank

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Palestinian teenager killed by Israeli troops in West Bank

A sixteen year old teenager is the latest Palestinian to be killed in clashes since the US president Trump's announcement to recognise Jerusalem ...

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Envoy reveals blossoming Trump-Abbas relationship before ‘backstabbing’ Jerusalem decision

Palestinian envoy to the US Husam Zomlot refuted blame laid on Palestinians for abandoning peace efforts, sharing details of 'backstabbing' ...

US denies hitting refugee camp in Pakistan drone strike

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US denies hitting refugee camp in Pakistan drone strike

Tensions continue between Washington and Islamabad as the US denies claims that it attacked an Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan on Wednesday.

Yemen rebels 'ban aid agencies' as airstrikes kill civilians

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Yemen rebels 'ban aid agencies' as airstrikes kill civilians

The UN say that rebels have banned over 35 aid agencies carrying out critical health work in the besieged country, as more civilians are ...

Al-Qaeda calls for 'attacks on Jews, Americans' over Jerusalem

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Al-Qaeda calls for 'attacks on Jews, Americans' over Jerusalem

In a video released on Monday, Khalid Batarfi said Trump's decision was "a declaration of a new Jewish-Crusader war" and every Muslim had a duty ...

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