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  • Patients receive medical treatment at A hospital in Sana'a, Yemen on 1 April 2019 [Mohammed Hamoud/Anadolu Agency]

    Yemen: accusations fly over lack of access to medicine

    Yemen’s Houthi-aligned government yesterday accused the Saudi-led coalition of denying the country access to vital medicine. According to Dr Taha Al-Mutawakil, the Minister of Health in the National Salvation Government (NSG), one of the first things the Arab coalition did was to target the health and medical infrastructure by...
  • Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in Baghdad, Iraq, 10 September 2020 [IraqiPMO/Twitter]

    Iraq plans to build nuclear reactor for research purposes

    Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has ordered the formation of a committee tasked to build a nuclear reactor for research purposes, the Iraqi Radioactive Sources Regulatory Authority (IRSRA) revealed yesterday. Speaking to the Iraqi News Agency, the head of the IRSRA, Hussein Latif, said that Al-Kadhimi is “aware of the...
  • Turkish riot police during a demonstration against the attacks launched by Daesh targeting the Syrian town of Kobani on 1 December 2014 [OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images]

    Turkey: Opposition party mayor among those to be arrested for 2014 Kobani protests

    Turkish authorities today issued arrest warrants for 82 people, including an opposition party mayor, following protests in the town of Kobani six years ago, CNN Turk reported. The warrants date back to the October 2014 protests in Turkey sparked by the seizure of the mainly Kurdish Syrian town of Kobani by Daesh armed...
  • Chief of Hamas’ Political Bureau Ismail Haniyeh (L) and Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas (R) [File photo]

    Hamas, Fatah agree to hold elections in Palestine within 6 months

    Hamas and Fatah have agreed to hold the first elections in Palestine in nearly 15 years, Agence France Presse (AFP) reported. Following a meeting at the Palestinian Embassy in Istanbul, a press release was issued that confirmed the two biggest Palestinian factions had reached “a unified vision”. “We agree that the vision has matured...
  • A Kuwaiti man stops at a currency exchange shop in Kuwait City on 7 September 2020 [YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images]

    Moody's downgrades Kuwait over liquidity risks

    Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday downgraded Kuwait by two levels to A1 citing the increase in the government’s “liquidity risks”. The credit rating company said it expects the Kuwaiti government to need to borrow 27.6 billion dinars ($90 billion) to meet its funding requirements between the current fiscal year...
  • Egyptian military vehicles stand guard in Cairo, Egypt, 16 August 2013 [Ed Giles/Getty Images]

    Nation Future Party to bus in pro-Sisi supporters for Friday protest

    Egyptian security forces have called on the heads of political parties and MPs to gather supporters for a demonstration today. Sources have told Al-Araby Al-Jadeed that General turned President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s supporters will be brought to the capital to gather in support of the president, who is facing increasing calls...
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held talks with Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, head of Sudan's sovereign council [AA]

    Reports: Israel’s Netanyahu, Sudan chief to meet in Uganda

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the chief of Sudan’s Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, are scheduled to meet in Uganda in the near future to discuss bilateral relations, Israeli media outlets reported. Israel’s i24 News quoted sources close to the Sudanese Sovereignty Council as saying that a press conference will...
  • Saudi ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Said Al-Jaber addresses the media in the southern Yemeni port of Aden upon his arrival to oversee an aid delivery of fuel from Saudi Arabia on 29 October 2018. [SALEH AL-OBEIDI/AFP via Getty Images]

    Jabbari: ‘Saudi Arabia and UAE want to control Yemen’s political decisions’

    Saudi’s envoy to Yemen appoints ministers in the war-torn country and “treats Yemenis as subordinates”, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Abdul Aziz Jabbari has said. “The Saudi ambassador to Yemen, Mohammed Bin Saeed Al-Jaber, is the one who appoints ministers and officials in the country and treats Yemenis as...
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    Will the latest reconciliation talks between Fatah and Hamas succeed?

    Senior officials from Fatah and Hamas have been meeting in Istanbul for the past few days, and have reportedly reached a deal for elections within the next six months. The last Palestinian parliamentary elections were held in 2006 when Hamas won with an unexpected landslide. Since then, the differences...
  • Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (R) greets Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) in Moscow, Russia on 24 September 2020. [Russian Foreign Ministry - Anadolu Agency]

    FM: Iran coordinates with Turkey, Russia on Syria

    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Wednesday the Syrian issue requires an exceptional strategy, adding that Tehran coordinates its steps in the war-torn country with Turkey and Russia. “We have serious problems in our region. The Syrian issue requires special coordination. We coordinate our steps with Russia and...
  • A view of the Port of Beirut after a fire at a warehouse with explosives led to massive blasts on 4th August in Beirut, Lebanon on 13 August 2020 [Aysu Biçer/Anadolu Agency]

    Migrant or blast victim? Lebanon starts DNA testing washed up bodies

    Lebanon’s security forces have started carrying out DNA tests on bodies that washed up on the country’s coast to determine whether they are victims of the 4 August Beirut blast or of a recent migrant boat tragedy, Arab News reported. At least five bodies that were discovered washed up on Lebanon’s...
  • Lebanese Army soldiers roll away a flaming tire from the fence surrounding the local branch of the Banque du Liban (Lebanese Central Bank) as protesters gather to demonstrate against dire economic conditions in the northern city of Tripoli on 11 June 2020. [FATHI AL-MASRI/AFP via Getty Images]

    Lebanon central bank employees to receive bonuses

    Employees of Lebanon’s central bank are set to receive four-month bonuses, despite the crisis-ridden country’s economic collapse, local daily Al-Joumhouria reported. Recipients of the intended bonus include the bank’s Governor Riad Salameh, the newly appointed vice-governors and four members of the Banking Control Commission as well as the rest of the institution’s...
  • Sudanese leader General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, 5 February 2020

    Saudi paper: Sudan ‘likely’ to normalise relations with Israel

    Sudan is “likely” to be the next Arab country to normalise relations with Israel, Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper quoted a Sudanese official as saying. According to the source, the recent high-level talks between the US and the Sudanese government held in Abu Dhabi discussed Khartoum’s agreeing to normalise relations with Tel Aviv in return...
  • Whirling on site at Beit Beirut [Zena el Khalil]

    ‘Spring will come, but it is the grieving process that will dictate when,’ says Lebanese artist Zena El-Khalil

    “Just like the seasons of the Earth, there is a time and place for everything,” says Lebanese artist Zena El-Khalil. “Winter has the tendency to create the most amount of discomfort for us. The trepidation of the unknown can bring about anxiety and frustration. However, this phase is absolutely...
  • Egypt forces shoot at protesters in Kafr Qandil village
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    Egypt forces shoot at protesters in Kafr Qandil village

    A video is circulating online of Egyptian security forces shooting at demonstrators in Kafr Qandil village. The video has been dated 23 September and shows several men throwing rocks into an alleyway and running back when they hear the sound of gunshots. Armed security forces then emerge from the...
  • Lebanese Members of Parliament attend a parliament session to elect the house speaker in Beirut on 25 June 2009. [NABIL MOUZNER/AFP via Getty Images]

    Lebanon MP says FPM, Shia factions at odds over government formation

    Lebanese lawmaker, Mario Aoun of the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM), said his movement has clear differences with Shia factions over the formation of the next government, in reference to Hezbollah and the Amal Movement led by Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. However, Aoun said in a statement that despite the...
  • Khaled Meshaal, exiled leader of the Islamic Palestinian organization Hamas, addresses a rally in his honour on 21 October 2015, in Cape Town. [RODGER BOSCH/AFP via Getty Images]
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    Remembering Israel’s botched attempt to assassinate Khaled Meshaal

    What: On 25 September, 1997, Israelis from the Mossad spy agency attempted to assassinate Palestinian political leader Khaled Meshaal in Amman, the capital of Jordan. The brazen attempt on the life of the then 41-year-old head of the Hamas Political Bureau sparked a diplomatic row which threatened to wreck...
  • Members of the Syrian Civil Defence (White Helmets) carry out cleaning works at streets after Assad regime forces' attacks in Idlib, Syria on 24 September 2020. [White Helmets - Anadolu Agency]

    White Helmets clear Idlib of rubble left by regime attacks

    The Syrian Civil Defence teams known as the White Helmets have launched a campaign to clear residential areas in Idlib governorate of rubble left by regime attacks, Anadolu news agency has reported. In May 2017, Turkey, Russia and Iran reached an agreement to establish “de-escalation zones” in Idlib governorate...
  • French President Emmanuel Macron meets former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (L) at the Pine Residence, the official residence of the French ambassador to Lebanon, in Beirut, on 31 August 2020. [GONZALO FUENTES/POOL/AFP via Getty Images]

    France backs proposal to end Lebanese cabinet deadlock

    France yesterday backed a proposal by former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri that could help with the formation of Lebanon’s new cabinet amid the country’s worst crisis since the 1975-90 civil war. “This declaration represents an opening and all parties should understand its importance so that a government of...
  • Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune Algiers, Algeria on 21 January 2020 [RYAD KRAMDI/AFP/Getty Images]

    Algeria: Establishing Jerusalem as capital of Palestine is an ‘inalienable’ right 

    The right of the Palestinian people to have a state with Jerusalem as its capital cannot be traded away, the Algerian President, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, announced yesterday. His remarks came during the United Nations 75th virtual General Assembly, which was held online. “Once again, we express our firm support for...
  • A general view of a destroyed building is seen near a submerged area after flash floods hit Merove town of Khartoum, Sudan on 13 September 2020. [Mahmoud Hjaj - Anadolu Agency]

    Doctors Without Borders launches emergency appeal for Sudan

    Geneva-based Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has launched an emergency appeal to help people affected by the floods in Sudan, Sudan News Agency (SUNA) reported yesterday. “MSF is launching an emergency appeal to fund nutrition and health programmes in Bahr El Ghazal, southern Sudan,” the organisation said in a statement, adding that...
  • Egyptians protest against Egyptian President Abdel Fattal Al-Sisi on 21 September 2020 [althani_faisal/Twitter]

    Egypt’s September protests: Indications and signs

    The Egyptian people have been taking to the streets, and although small and sporadic initially, the protests have been accelerating day by day. People started demonstrating after actor and contractor Mohamed Ali called on them to protest on 20 September, perhaps thinking that there would be no response to...
  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Prague on 11 August 2020 [Lukas Kabon/Anadolu Agency]

    Pompeo to visit Greece, including Souda Bay naval base

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Greece, including an increasingly-watched naval base, to kick off a four-nation tour of Europe, the State Department announced Thursday, Anadolu reports. Pompeo will depart the US on Sept. 27 and return over a week later on Oct. 5. In Greece, Pompeo...
  • Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) participate in a virtual fundraising event, in makeshift studio at the Hotel DuPont n August 12, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware [Drew Angerer/Getty Images]

    The election of Biden: Anything new for the Palestinians?

    It is clear that the election of Joe Biden, the Democratic Party candidate for president of the US, would bring changes to the US domestic scene, but not necessarily to US policies toward the Palestinians. It is easy to notice the differences between the Democratic and Republican parties’ domestic...
  • Lebanese President, Michel Aoun speaks on forming of a new government after the former government's resignation following the massive explosion in Beirut during a press conference at Baabda Presidential Palace in Beirut, Lebanon on September 20, 2020 [Lebanese Presidency / Handout - Anadolu Agency]

    Lebanon: Aoun calls for combating irregular migration networks

    Lebanese President Michel Aoun called on Thursday for addressing the illegal immigration file, and to combat the smuggling networks that organise deathly trips from the country’s coasts towards the island of Cyprus. This came in a statement issued by the Lebanese presidency, following a security meeting in the capital...
  • Members of the Hashed al-Shaabi, or Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on October 26, 2019.

    Iraq: Pro-Iran coalition condemns targeting diplomatic missions

    The Iraqi Fatah Alliance condemned on Thursday the missile attacks launched by unknown parties on the headquarters of “diplomatic missions and official institutions”, expressing that these attacks weaken the state and will lead to “dangerous results”. The Fatah Alliance led by Hadi Al-Amiri includes the political branches of the...
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    Arab, European ministers call on Palestine, Israel to resume peace talks

    The foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany called on Thursday for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and restarting peace negotiations. This came at a press conference following a meeting held by the foreign ministers and the European Union (EU)’s representative to discuss the Middle East peace process, aired...
  • Refugees and migrants in a detention centre in Libya. [File photo]

    Amnesty International: Haftar militia expels 5,000 refugees

    According to a report by Amnesty International, the militia of General Khalifa Haftar has forcibly expelled more than 5,000 refugees in 2020. This was detailed in a lengthy report supported by testimonies of Libyan migrants and refugees, one day after the European Commission (EC) announced a new pact to...
  • Mutaher Enan, adviser to the Riyadh-based Yemeni government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi

    Yemeni leader calls for urgent international economic support

    Yemen’s ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi asked for urgent international economic support Thursday to help the government face economic challenges, Anadolu Agency reports. “The imposed war on our people caused a humanitarian catastrophe and blighted the Yemeni society,” he said in a letter to the annual UN General Assembly meetings. “We extended...
  • A picture taken on May 28, 2015 in the eastern port city of Misrata shows the oil tanker Anwar Afriqya moored at the harbour for maintenance, four days after it was hit by an air strike of the forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government off the coast near the city of Sirte. The vessel, transporting a light load of fuel from Greece, was hit while delivering its cargo to a power plant run by the rival administration. AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIA (Photo credit should read MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP via Getty Images)

    Sources: Delta Hellas oil tanker loading crude at Libya's Hariga terminal

    The Delta Hellas oil tanker is currently loading its crude cargo from storage tanks at Libya’s Hariga oil terminal, according to a shipping source and an engineer at the port, Reuters reports. The tanker, chartered by the trading arm of China’s Sinopec , Unipec, has the capacity to load 1 million...
  • An Israeli delegation led by National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat, and U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and U.S. President Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner (L) board the Israeli flag carrier El Al's airliner as they fly to Abu Dhabi for talks meant to put final touches on the normalisation deal between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel on August 31, 2020. [Israel Airports / Sivan Farag - Anadolu Agency]

    UAE, Israeli cyber chiefs discuss joining forces to combat common threats

    The United Arab Emirates and Israel share threats to their national online networks, the Israeli cyber-security chief said on Thursday in a rare public discussion of potential cooperation with his counterpart following the normalisation of relations, Reuters reports. The establishment of formal Israel-UAE ties over the last month – spurred in...
  • Rare anti-Sisi protests lead to crackdown, arrests in Egypt [@ArabyOrg/Twitter]

    Egypt: Anti-regime protests continue late into night

    Ongoing anti-regime demonstrations across Egypt continued to rage through Wednesday night, local news reports said, Anadolu Agency reports. Called by self-exiled Egyptian businessman Mohamed Ali, hundreds took to the streets as part of demonstrations that started Sunday against President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and his government in the northeastern Giza governorate, according to social media...
  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) hold a joint press conference after their meeting in Moscow, Russia on July 21, 2020. [Russian Foreign Ministry - Anadolu Agency]

    Russian, Iranian foreign ministers meet in Moscow

    Russia will build its relations with Iran without taking into account the US threat to put sanctions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports. Speaking at a news conference in Moscow following the meeting with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif, Lavrov said the US demands to wrap...
  • NATO's General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg (L) speaks next to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis during a press conference after their meeting in Athens on 10 October 2019. [ARIS MESSINIS/AFP via Getty Images]

    NATO chief, Greek premier discuss East Med

    The NATO secretary-general and Greek prime minister on Thursday discussed the recent developments in the Eastern Mediterranean, Anadolu Agency reports. “As part of his regular consultations with Greek and Turkish leaders, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke by telephone with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday (24 September 2020) about...
  • Rape, power and corruption: Is this Egypt’s MeToo moment? 

    Rape, power and corruption: Is this Egypt’s MeToo moment? 

    “I was sexually harassed…I was sexually harassed…I was sexually harassed,” a powerful video featuring a cross section of actresses, activists, business women and influencers repeating the same sentence over and over again, an echo of what has shaken the Egyptian elite over the summer of 2020. The problem of...
  • JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - JULY 15: Inaternational Quartet Special Envoy Tony Blair seen during a press conference with Isreali President Shimon Peres on July 15, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. . As operation 'Protective Edge' enters it's eighth day of airstrikes by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) across the Gaza Strip, Egypt has this morning tabled a ceasefire agreement proposing a halting of fighting starting at 9am. Once violence has ceased, the proposal calls for Israel to open a border crossing into Gaza to allow the movement of goods and people. Israel has accepted the Egyptian proposal for a truce, however it is thought Hamas has rejected the deal. (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

    Tony Blair: Ties between Arab states, Israel will lead to peace for Palestine

    Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said in an interview that he believes countries in the Arab region formally establishing diplomatic ties with Israel will likely lead to a settlement with the Palestinians. Speaking at the Jerusalem Post conference, Blair criticised the decades-long attempts at first bringing peace between Israel and...
  • Egyptian pharmacist Mohamad El-Fangary (R) died from the coronavirus following the death of this parents and brother who also died from the same disease

    Family dies of coronavirus after attending Egypt wedding

    Four members of the same family have died in Egypt’s Damietta Governorate due to coronavirus, days after they attended the wedding of one of their relatives. On 26 August, pharmacist Mohamad El-Fangary announced the death of his mother after she was infected with the coronavirus, indicating that she had...
  • President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) meets Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (R) within the 74th session of UN General Assembly in New York, United States on 24 September, 2019 [Murat Kula/Anadolu Agency]

    Turkey, Qatar to increase economic cooperation despite pandemic

    Bilateral trade between Qatar and Turkey is set for further expansion despite COVID-19, an official has said at a webinar organised by the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) yesterday. As part of the QFC’s flagship “#AccessQatar” series, the webinar titled ‘Emerging Opportunities: Qatar & Turkey’ was organised in collaboration with...
  • Protesters hold banners during a protest against the normalisation deal between UAE and Israel in Gaza on 12 September 2020 [Ashraf Amra/Anadolu Agency]

    Security coordination with Israel and normalisation are two sides of the same coin

    The statements made by Palestinian Authority officials are laughable rather than provocative. They are immoral and fraudulent, and falsify the facts. Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki, for example, has announced that the state of Palestine has quit its revolving chairmanship of the Arab League in protest at its position on...
  • Israeli forces fire at Palestinians during a protest against the illegal Israeli settlement in Nablus, West Bank on 11 September 2020 [Nedal Eshtayah/Anadolu Agency]

    Israel soldiers expand illegal settlement, open fire on Palestinian youth

    Israeli bulldozers razed Palestinian land near the village of Jalud, south of occupied Nablus, this morning as part of efforts to expand an illegal Israeli settlement. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of the settlements file in the northern West Bank, told Wafa news agency that settler bulldozers were seen leveling...
  • Palestinian resistance icon Leila Khaled in Vienna, Austria on18 January 2009 [FunkMonk/Wikipedia]

    Zoom cancels Palestinian icon Leila Khaled’s webinar at California University

    Web-based video-conferencing platform Zoom has cancelled a webinar hosted by San Francisco State University in which Palestinian resistance icon Leila Khaled was to be one of the guest speakers. Facebook and YouTube have also chosen to censor the event, both of whom – according to Electronic Intifada – have a long...
  • The Palestinian Authority (PA)’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Riyad Al-Malki in Geneva, Switzerland on 26 February 2020 [FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images]

    Abandoned regionally and internationally, will the PA analyse its shortcomings?

    The Palestinian Authority’s Foreign Minister, Riyad Al-Maliki, has said that it will forego its six-month presidency of the Arab League due to the organisation’s attitude towards the normalisation of relations with Israel at the expense of the Palestinian cause. “The State of Palestine has decided to relinquish and forsake...
  • The Israeli Air Force's latest fighter jet - the F-35 [left] seen in flight along with an older F-16, on December 13, 2016 [Israeli Air Force / WikiMedia]

    US: UAE will not get F-35 jets for up to 7 years, despite Israel peace deal

    US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, said that the United Arab Emirates, which has recently signed a historic US-sponsored peace deal with Israel, would not receive American F-35 stealth fighter jets for six or seven years. “The Emiratis have been trying to get the F-35 for six or seven...
  • American author and journalist Andre Vltchek, [Andre Vltchek/Twitter]

    Turkey investigates 'suspicious' death of US-Russia journalist

    Turkish authorities are investigating the death of an American author and journalist who died while traveling overnight from the Turkish Black Sea coastal city of Samsun to Istanbul, Anadolu Agency reported on Tuesday. According to the report, the Istanbul chief prosecutor’s office launched an investigation into the death of Andre Vltcheck...
  • Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (R) meets King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 19 September 2018 [Bandar Algaloud/Anadolu Agency]

    Expert: Diverging interests threaten Saudi-Pakistan historic relations

    The long-term strategic relationship between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are facing enormous challenges, the Non-Resident Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy, Imtiaz Ali, has warned. In an article published on the centre’s website, Ali ruled out that bilateral relations between Riyadh and Islamabad could witness a serious breakdown, however, he...
  • Fawzi Barhoum, Hamas spokesman [Mohammed Asad/Apaimages]

    Hamas, Fatah agree on practical measures for national dialogue

    Hamas and Fatah agreed on Thursday to implement practical measures for national dialogue to begin before 1 October, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement has announced. The two main Palestinian factions agreed to lay down the guidelines for a national agreement based on the outcomes of a very senior level...
  • US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft in Washington, DC on 21 September 2020 [PATRICK SEMANSKY/POOL/AFP/Getty Images]
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    US envoy claims another Arab state will recognise Israel in 2 days 

    The US Ambassador to the UN claimed yesterday that another Arab state will recognise Israel within the next couple of days, following the recent normalisation agreements made by the UAE and Bahrain. “Well, it could be today,” Kelly Craft told Al-Arabiya. “There will be one in the next day...
  • Spanish police guard the migrants at the Algeciras' port on 31 July, 2018 in Algeciras, Spain [Ignacio Marin/Anadolu Agency]

    Record flow of boat migrants from Algeria to Spain

    More than 20 boats arrived on the eastern coast of Spain from western Algeria carrying illegal migrants and refugees since the start of the week. Over the past few months, Algeria has become a main point of departure for migrants towards Europe. The Spanish press reported that more than...
  • Pakistanis come together to protest against the normalisation deal signed between the UAE and Israel, 16 August 2020 [mustpakistan/Twitter]

    Arab normalisation is another attempt to defeat the Palestinians psychologically

    Last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and foreign ministers representing the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed the “Abraham Accords Peace Agreement” in Washington DC which normalises their relations at the expense of Palestinian national and human rights. US President Donald Trump hosted the ceremony and has claimed...
  • Member of the Libyan Army in Tarhuna city on 5 June 2020 [Hazem Turkia/Anadolu Agency]

    Libya: 4 Wagner mercenaries killed in helicopter crash

    The Libyan army announced yesterday that four mercenaries affiliated with the Russian Wagner Group were killed when a helicopter carrying ammunition crashed in the centre of the country. This came in a statement issued by spokesman for the Sirte/Jafra Operations Room, Abdulhadi Darah. Darah stated that “a helicopter carrying Russian mercenaries and...