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Despite COVID-19, Mike Pompeo arrives in Israel to discuss West Bank annexation plan with Netanyahu and Gantz
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Despite COVID-19, Mike Pompeo arrives in Israel to discuss West Bank annexation plan with Netanyahu and Gantz

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Wednesday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Israel's plans to annex parts of the West Bank, as Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian teen in a clash with stone-throwers in the occupied territory

US recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital: Benjamin Netanyahu hails Donald Trump's 'historic','courageous' decision
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US recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital: Benjamin Netanyahu hails Donald Trump's 'historic','courageous' decision

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today termed as "historic" and a "courageous and just decision" the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital by US President Donald Trump, saying that it will help "advance peace".

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's anti-corruption campaign brings hope for Lebanon businessmen
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Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's anti-corruption campaign brings hope for Lebanon businessmen

Lebanon businessmen who lost enterprises through dealings with members of Saudi Arabia's royal family are closely watching a new campaign led by the powerful crown prince

Yemen will face mass famine unless Saudi Arabia-led coalition ends blockade of aid, warns UN
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Yemen will face mass famine unless Saudi Arabia-led coalition ends blockade of aid, warns UN

Some 17 million people in Yemen are in desperate need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of famine and cholera has caused more than 2,000 deaths.

Donald Trump in Israel: President speaks of
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Donald Trump in Israel: President speaks of "unbreakable bond" between US and allies

Donald Trump said that there is a "rare opportunity" to bring security and peace to the Middle East as he arrived in Israel to reaffirm America's "unbreakable bond" with the nation

Louvre Abu Dhabi, world's first 'universal museum in Arab world' likely to open in 2017
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Louvre Abu Dhabi, world's first 'universal museum in Arab world' likely to open in 2017

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, flagged as "the first universal museum in the Arab world", is due to open in 2017 after a decade in the making and five years behind schedule. French President Francois Hollande will visit the site on Saturday during a trip to the Gulf to attend a conference on protecting endangered heritage.

Egypt's Sisi opens New Suez Canal, says it's to defeat terrorists
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Egypt's Sisi opens New Suez Canal, says it's to defeat terrorists

Egypt received a show of international support on Thursday as it inaugurated a major extension of the Suez Canal which President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hopes will power an economic turnaround in the Arab world's most populous country.

UN says it could help 3 million in Yemen if ceasefire holds
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UN says it could help 3 million in Yemen if ceasefire holds

The latest attempt at a humanitarian pause in Yemen "has not been respected by any party to the conflict," the U.N. humanitarian chief said on Tuesday, adding that a plan to reach 3 million Yemenis with aid is ready to go if only the fighting would stop.

Israel marks plight of Jews who fled Arab world from 1948 war
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Israel marks plight of Jews who fled Arab world from 1948 war

Israel on Monday marked the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Jews from Arab countries after the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

Hindutva identity debate: Sushma jumps in, says 'Hindi' a popular Arab name
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Hindutva identity debate: Sushma jumps in, says 'Hindi' a popular Arab name

The debate on the Hindu identity continues with External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj saying that even in the Arab world, "many illustrious families have surnames like 'al-Hindi'.

India's schizophrenic vote on Gaza: Why we made a mistake
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India's schizophrenic vote on Gaza: Why we made a mistake

India's vote on the Gazan human rights violations is a case of head and heart being torn in different directions. But our vote against Israel is not finally a sign of hard-headed calculations.

No skin show: Rihanna covered from head-to-toe in Harper's Arabia
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No skin show: Rihanna covered from head-to-toe in Harper's Arabia

The unthinkable has happened: Rihanna has appeared on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, and there’s nary a patch of skin to be seen.

Egypt is worst country in Arab world to be a woman: Survey
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Egypt is worst country in Arab world to be a woman: Survey

Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be a woman, a poll of gender experts showed on Tuesday.

Military intervention in Syria: Time for the US to forge ahead
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Military intervention in Syria: Time for the US to forge ahead

The question is should the West, or the West led by the United States, go ahead with military intervention in Syria? The answer is a clear cut yes.

Closed door talks begin at UN to end violence in Syria
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Closed door talks begin at UN to end violence in Syria

Russia, the US and other major powers have begun closed-door talks aimed at finding a political solution for Syria and ending 16 months of brutal violence.

Arab summit divided over approach to Syria
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Arab summit divided over approach to Syria

Arab governments are divided over how strongly to intervene to stop the bloodshed in Syria, and their divisions illustrate how the conflict has become a proxy in the region's wider rivalry — the one between Arabs and powerhouse Iran.

Tunisians begin voting in first
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Tunisians begin voting in first "Arab Spring" vote

Tunisians began voting on Sunday in the first election of the "Arab Spring" uprisings, and were expected to hand a share of power to Islamists for the first time.

The Many Faces of the Arab Spring
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The Many Faces of the Arab Spring

The attack by a Western-led alliance on Muammar Gaddafi’s forces in Libya is driven largely by principled motives. Had it turned its back on the Libyan rebels, the West would have betrayed its very identity.