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  1. UN says seven million Yemenis on brink of starvation

    UN raises alarm on humanitarian condition in war-torn country where 17 million people are unable to adequately feed…
  2. Russian, Libyan state oil giants sign deal

    Two state companies will establish joint working committee to explore cooperation in various fields including exploration,…
  3. Egypt, Jordan say no concessions on Palestinian state

    Two Arab states that have signed peace deals with Israel respond to suggestions that US will not insist on Palestinian state for peace…
  4. Mosul ravaged by malnutrition, drug shortages

    Children affected most as westMosul residents live on no more than one small meal daily with essential drugsupplies dwindling as Iraqi forces prepare to recapture last remaining IS-held stronghold in…
  5. Civilians trickle towards Iraq forces after village liberation

    Civilians approach Al-Buseif withsome carrying white flags as village is cleared of jihadists, but Iraqi forcesremain vigilant in face of possible IS…
  6. Turkey sentences Kurdish party co-leader to 5 months

    Demirtas to serve five months fordenigrating Turkish state whilst pending case over links to PKK could land himup to 142 years in…
  7. Israel boosts missile defences against Hezbollah

    If David’s Sling is soon deployed, Isra­el will have theoretical ability to knock out all variants of surface-to-surface missile in Hezbollah’s arse…
  8. Bouteflika health scare raises questions in Algeria

    Algeria reacts with speculation over ruler's political succession after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's latest trouble with…
  9. Palestinian journalist released after 10 months in Israel jail

    Nazzal released after ten monthsin Israeli jail without charge, accused of being member of banned leftistpolitical…
  10. UN says Syria talks focus on 'political transition'

    UN officials say 'transition' from Assad regime still basis of talks in Geneva despite sensitivity, with opposition linking term to president's removal from…
  11. For Kurds, Trump’s ban is a slap in the face

    If US President Donald Trump turns out to be an unre­liable American ally, he will not be the …
  12. 74 bodies wash up on Libya beach

    Bodies of migrants who drowned in Mediterranean found in wrecked boat on beach 45 kilometres west of…
  13. Turkey, Iran tensions over Syria grow

    Angry exchanges between Iranian and Turkish officials as sides trade blame over regional…
  14. Trump’s Foreign Policy: Retreat or Rout? ـ

    With President Trump’s foreign-policy team sounding a lot like President Obama’s, the new question is whether Trump has caved in to Official Washington’s powers-that-be or is biding his time for a big move, asks Gilbert Docto…
  15. Trump’s ‘One-Night Stand’ Diplomacy ـ

    Despite his reputation as a deal-maker, President Trump’s first foray into the thicket of Israel-Palestine peace talks suggests he has no clue what direction to take or the long-term consequences, notes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. P…
  16. US senator McCain holds talks with Saudi king

    'Critic in chief' of Donald Trump presidency holds meeting in King Salman's office after talks on Syria with Turkish ruler…
  17. Israel sentences soldier to 18 months for killing Palestinian

    Military court finds Azariaguilty of manslaughter for killing Palestinian as he lay motionless in WestBank after video of event widely spread…
  18. No IS defeat unless corruption tackled

    Report finds that corrupt practices in states like Nigeria, Libya, Iraq providing fertile ground for spread, growth of extremist…
  19. France's Le Pen refuses to wear headscarf in Lebanon

    French far-right leader cancels meeting with Lebanese mufti after being told she must wear headscarf to cover her…
  20. Rohani’s GCC visit barely makes waves

    Traditionally pro-govern­ment Gulf media gives Rohani’s visit to two GCC member coun­tries little pla…