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Analysis: The Indian government has banned a number of Saudi-linked clerics, yet the amount of foreign money funding Indian schools and universities continues to grow, writes Umer Beigh.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said he made it clear to the US that Israel's security concerns must come first in any peace process.

Israel has secret ties with 'many' Arab states: minister

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Israel has secret ties with 'many' Arab states: minister

An Israeli minister said on Sunday that Tel Aviv had secret ties with "many" Arab states, further fuelling speculation of closer links to Saudi Arabia over common enemy Iran.

Ruling Zimbabwe party oust leader Mugabe as end nears

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Ruling Zimbabwe party oust leader Mugabe as end nears

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party announced on Sunday that Robert Mugabe must resign as the country's president or face impeachment, as it also ...

Turkey, Russia and Iran foreign ministers meet on Syria

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Turkey, Russia and Iran foreign ministers meet on Syria

Foreign ministers from Turkey, Iran, and Russia have met in the southern Turkish resort of Antalya to discuss the upcoming Sochi conference on ...

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'Libya will be rebuild through its institutions': UN envoy

War-torn Libya must be rebuilt through its institutions, says the UN envoy to the country, as diplomats struggle to find a way out of the fighting.

Khaled Khoja

Syria's revolution: Between negotiations and being a bargaining chip

Syria's revolution has been hijacked by world powers. It has undermined the standing of the opposition but not the will of the people, writes ...

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Palestine rejects Trump threat to put Ramallah 'on notice'

Ramallah said it would not give in to US 'extortion' after reports Trump threatened to close the Palestinian Authority diplomatic mission in ...

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US threatens Palestinians with closure of PLO's Washington office

The Trump administration is attempting to increase its leverage in bringing Israelis and Palestinians to the negotiating table by threatening to ...

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

Rami Almeghari

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

The clashes that broke out between Hamas and Fatah members in 2007 left over 500 Palestinians dead. Last week's reconciliation might offer ...

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Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi, says defence chief

Israel's army chief Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot said it was ready to cooperate with Saudi Arabia to face common rival Iran, although the ...

Levelling the playing field at 19000 feet

Ben Jacobs

Levelling the playing field at 19000 feet

Long read: a team of women footballers from across the Middle East broke a world record when they played a game on top of Mount Kilimanjaro, ...

Putin to host Iran, Turkey leaders for Syria talks

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Putin to host Iran, Turkey leaders for Syria talks

Russian President Putin is to host the leaders of Turkey and Iran in the first such three-way summit between the trio to reach a solution to ...

Save the Children: 130 children die daily in Yemen

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Save the Children: 130 children die daily in Yemen

Save the Children said that a continuing blockade by the Saudi-led coalition along with the continuation of fighting is likely to further ...

More fighting between Iraqi and Kurdish militias likely: analysts

Paul Iddon

More fighting between Iraqi and Kurdish militias likely: analysts

In-depth: Peace talks between Baghdad and Erbil have broken down and experts believe this could see a return to violence, writes Paul ...

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Miss Iraq, Miss Israel selfie causes mixed response online

A picture of Miss Iraq and Miss Israel posing together has caused an online stir, with some lauding coexistence and others viewing it as normalisation.

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Syrian Kurdish officials back long-term US role in Syria

Syrian Kurdish officials on Wednesday voiced support for a long-term US role in Syria once IS has been defeated.

James Denselow

Islamic State - the best of enemies?

Comment: The collapsing 'caliphate' has exposed the significant differences between American and Russian visions for Syria, writes James ...

Diana Alghoul

Palestine's Independence Day is not something to be celebrated

Yasser Arafat declared independence in 1988 only to give up Palestinian sovereignty in the Oslo Accords of 1993, writes Diana Alghoul.

Can a corporation really have a social conscience?

Amal Awad

Can a corporation really have a social conscience?

Comment: It's difficult to see the inclusion of Muslims in ad campaigns as little more than a cynical marketing exercise being portrayed as a ...

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Saudi-led coalition airstrike 'destroys Sanaa airport navigation aids'

Authorities in Yemen's rebel-controlled capital said a Saudi-led air strike on Tuesday destroyed a navigation station at Sanaa airport, which is ...

Russia blamed for horrific Syria market bombing

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Russia blamed for horrific Syria market bombing

Russia has been blamed for air raids on a busy Syrian market in a rebel town on Monday that left at least 61 people dead.

Houthis vow 'revenge' on Saudi Arabia for Yemen blockade

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Houthis vow 'revenge' on Saudi Arabia for Yemen blockade

Saleh al-Sammad, the head of the Presidency Council of the Houthis said that with the blockade, the coalition "shut down all doors for ...

Saudi Arabia 'plans official ties with Israel': leaked document

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Saudi Arabia 'plans official ties with Israel': leaked document

A Lebanese newspaper close to Hizballah says it has obtained a 'secret' Saudi foreign ministry document detailing a roadmap for establishing ...

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