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Jerusalem tension triggers Gaza-Israel fire exchange

Tensions in Jerusalem sparked the worst round of cross-border violence between Israel and the Gaza Strip in months on Saturday, with Palestinian militants firing at least 30 rockets and Israel striking back at targets operated by Gaza’s …

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Kushner: after Israel-UAE dealmore states to follow

U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner said that more Arab countries may soon announce normalized ties with Israel, following an American-brokered agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. …

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IMF finds out what hinders Middle East economy

Political uncertainty and volatile oil prices are hindering economic growth in the Middle East this year, but trends should reverse next year, according to a new report released Monday by the International Monetary Fund, Charlotte Observer …

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Putin holds meeting with King Abdullah II

Jordan is a major partner of Russia in the Middle East, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan. "Jordan has always been a very important partner for us in …

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'Arab NATO' discussed in Washington

The United States hosted consultations on the political and security pillars of the Middle East Strategic Alliance, also known as the 'Arab NATO', in Washington yesterday.  Senior officials from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, …

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Syria and Jordan reopen border crossing

The border crossing between Jordan and Syria officially opened to civilians and trade today after being closed for three years. The Nassib crossing opened an 8 a.m., a border official at the Jaber checkpoint on the Jordanian side …

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