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Al-Ahram Weekly
Editorial: Egypt, Sisi and the US electionsCompetition is heating up early between nominees for the Democratic and Republi
Editorial: Egypt, Sisi and the US elections
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 hours ago
Competition is heating up early between nominees for the Democratic and Republican presidential tickets. Egypt, five years and four presidents down the line from the 25 January Revolution, remains a pivotal country in the Middle East, with many of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Strategic inconsistenciesIt was a hectic week for the international community dealing with the situation
Strategic inconsistencies
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 hours ago
It was a hectic week for the international community dealing with the situation in Syria. Staffan Di Mistura, the UN special envoy to Syria, announced that the proximity talks between the Syrian government and the opposition — in the context of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The rules of interventionWith Saudi Arabia and the UAE increasingly pushing for a ground offensive in Sy
The rules of intervention
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 hours ago
With Saudi Arabia and the UAE increasingly pushing for a ground offensive in Syria, Cairo finds itself in a dilemma. Unlike the Gulf states, Cairo fears Arab military intervention in Syria will only further complicate the situation. Cairo’s... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
FMF to Pakistan to focus on seven priority areas: US administrationWASHINGTON: The Obama administration has informed Congress that it is committed
FMF to Pakistan to focus on seven priority areas: US administration
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON: The Obama administration has informed Congress that it is committed to improving Pakistan’s precision strike capability, which is seen as a veiled reference to F-16 fighter jets. In a document released this week, the US administration... Read more
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motoring.iafrica.com
US regulator sees Google car as 'driver'An early self-driving prototype from Google. AFP-Relaxnews The US agency in ch
US regulator sees Google car as 'driver'
motoring.iafrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
An early self-driving prototype from Google. AFP-Relaxnews The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the autonomous car built by Google-parent Alphabet could qualify as being its own driver. In a written response to a query from the... Read more
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iafrica.com
US regulator sees Google car as 'driver'An early self-driving prototype from Google. AFP-Relaxnews The US agency in ch
US regulator sees Google car as 'driver'
iafrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
An early self-driving prototype from Google. AFP-Relaxnews The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the autonomous car built by Google-parent Alphabet could qualify as being its own driver. In a written response to a query from the... Read more
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The Hindu
Sovereignty is not just a line on the map: Security expert Dr Mark BucknamSecurity expert Dr Mark Bucknam says America is concerned about Pakistan's use
Sovereignty is not just a line on the map: Security expert Dr Mark Bucknam
The Hindu / Posted 21 hours ago
Security expert Dr Mark Bucknam says America is concerned about Pakistan's use of aid, and its inability to stop fighters entering Afghanistan. Given Pakistan’s past record, the United States is deeply concerned over how Pakistan uses the latest... Read more
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Christian Today
Did Republicans ask Iran to delay Saeed Abedini's release until elections?Pastor Saeed Abedini was welcomed home by his wife Naghmeh, his parents, and Re
Did Republicans ask Iran to delay Saeed Abedini's release until elections?
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
Pastor Saeed Abedini was welcomed home by his wife Naghmeh, his parents, and Rev Franklin Graham. A senior Iranian official has made the astonishing claim that Republican members of Congress asked the Iranian government to delay the release of... Read more
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Gawker
Iran Official Claims U.S. Republicans Asked to Delay Prisoner Release Until After Presidential ElectionAli Shamkhani, chief of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, claimed today
Iran Official Claims U.S. Republicans Asked to Delay Prisoner Release Until After Presidential Election
Gawker / Posted yesterday
Ali Shamkhani, chief of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, claimed today that U.S. Republican officials reached out to Tehran asking that the recent release of four American prisoners be delayed until after the upcoming presidential election.... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
US clean power plan setback 'will not affect Paris climate change deal' The US commitment to cutting carbon emissions under the landmark Paris agreem
US clean power plan setback 'will not affect Paris climate change deal'
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted yesterday
The US commitment to cutting carbon emissions under the landmark Paris agreement remains unaffected by the setback delivered to President Obama's climate plans by the country's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Summons Us Charge d'Affaires On Expansion of Experts' MandateKhartoum — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday summoned the US charge
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Summons Us Charge d'Affaires On Expansion of Experts' Mandate
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Khartoum — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday summoned the US charge D'affairs to the Sudan, Jerry Lanier, at the background of the resolution adopted by the USA and which it submitted to the UN Security council on the expansion of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Summons U.S. Charge d'Affaires On Expansion of Experts' MandateKhartoum — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday summoned the US charge
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Summons U.S. Charge d'Affaires On Expansion of Experts' Mandate
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Khartoum — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday summoned the US charge D'affairs to the Sudan, Jerry Lanier, at the background of the resolution adopted by the USA and which it submitted to the UN Security council on the expansion of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudan Participates in Framework Agreement's Meetings for Trade and Investment Between COMESA Countries and United States of AmericaKhartoum — Sudan participated, with a delegation headed by the Minister of Comm
Sudan Participates in Framework Agreement's Meetings for Trade and Investment Between COMESA Countries and United States of America
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Khartoum — Sudan participated, with a delegation headed by the Minister of Commerce, Ambassador Salah Mohamed Al-Hassan, in the meetings of the Framework Agreement for trade and investment between COMESA countries and the United States of America in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Is The US Leading Saudi Arabia Down The Kuwaiti Invasion Road?Submitted by JC Collins via PhilosophyOfMetrics.com, For the first time in a l
Is The US Leading Saudi Arabia Down The Kuwaiti Invasion Road?
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Submitted by JC Collins via PhilosophyOfMetrics.com, For the first time in a long time I feel concerned and worried about the prospect of war. The reaction of Saudi Arabia to the Russian intervention in Syria has always been the wild card in the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US regulator says Google car could be its own driverSAN FRANCISCO - The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the auton
US regulator says Google car could be its own driver
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO - The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the autonomous car built by Google-parent Alphabet could qualify as being its own driver. A self-driving car traverses a parking lot at Google's headquarters in Mountain View,... Read more
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The Economic Times
US regulator says Google car could be its own driverSAN FRANCISCO: The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the autono
US regulator says Google car could be its own driver
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO: The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the autonomous car built by Google-parent Alphabet could qualify as being its own driver. In a written response to a query from the Silicon Valley-based technology firm, the... Read more
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Newsmax
US Regulator Says Google Car Could be Its Own DriverThe US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the autonomous car built
US Regulator Says Google Car Could be Its Own Driver
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that the autonomous car built by Google-parent Alphabet could qualify as being its own driver. In a written response to a query from the Silicon Valley-based technology firm, the National Highway... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US clean power plan setback 'will not affect Paris climate change deal'The US commitment to cutting carbon emissions under the landmark Paris agreemen
US clean power plan setback 'will not affect Paris climate change deal'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
The US commitment to cutting carbon emissions under the landmark Paris agreement remains unaffected by the setback delivered to President Obama’s climate plans by the country’s supreme court, the White House has said. Politicians, businesses and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt FM Says U.S Ready to Support Egypt in Coming PhasesForeign Minister Sameh Shoukry described his meetings with US officials and Con
Egypt FM Says U.S Ready to Support Egypt in Coming Phases
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry described his meetings with US officials and Congress members as "fruitful" and showed huge similarities in viewpoints. The US administration and several Congress members underlined the importance of the Egyptian role... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
That Illusive U.S. InvestmentIn the wake of the African Union Summit, Addis Abeba was busy yet again hosting
That Illusive U.S. Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
In the wake of the African Union Summit, Addis Abeba was busy yet again hosting another conference. But instead of political emissaries, this assembly was full of business delegates. The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) had its 10th US-Africa... Read more
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New Kerala
Waris Ahluwalia calls for 'awareness' on Sikhism post Aeromexico debacleAmritsar, Feb. 9 : Indian-American actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, who was
Waris Ahluwalia calls for 'awareness' on Sikhism post Aeromexico debacle
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Amritsar, Feb. 9 : Indian-American actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, who was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York because he refused to remove his turban, said on Tuesday that this incident has resolved him to take... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ISIL's Presence in Libya Grows to 5,000 FightersISIL fighters have streamed into Libya in recent months, heightening fears the
ISIL's Presence in Libya Grows to 5,000 Fighters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
ISIL fighters have streamed into Libya in recent months, heightening fears the fighters are gaining ground and influence in the divided north African country. About 5,000 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters are now in Libya - double... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
US warming to more SA exportsAfter intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth an
US warming to more SA exports
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
After intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)‚ the trade relationship between the country and the US is on the mend‚ with talks now under way to provide greater access for South Africa’s... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
US warming to more SA exportsAfter intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth an
US warming to more SA exports
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
After intense discord over South Africa’s participation in the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)‚ the trade relationship between the country and the US is on the mend‚ with talks now under way to provide greater access for South Africa’s... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Fighting poverty, curbing corporate crimes in the US – BulatlatRaise the minimum wage, create jobs, cut the perks of the rich. Decisively puni
Fighting poverty, curbing corporate crimes in the US – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 6 days ago
Raise the minimum wage, create jobs, cut the perks of the rich. Decisively punish big corporations or their executives for breaking the law. These anti-poverty calls are being raised as vital issues in the United States presidential elections next... Read more
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The Register
Brit spies want rights to wiretap and snoop on US companies' serversThe US and UK authorities are holding secret negotiations that would allow Brit
Brit spies want rights to wiretap and snoop on US companies' servers
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
The US and UK authorities are holding secret negotiations that would allow British domestic spies to tap into servers in the Land of the FreeTM when investigating Her Majesty's citizens. Currently, MI5 agents – who primarily tackle bad guys on... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Rough patch in US-Ankara relations“Turkey is a country ruled by law and it has a constitutional system. People re
Rough patch in US-Ankara relations
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
“Turkey is a country ruled by law and it has a constitutional system. People residing on its territory should keep this in mind,” declared Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Among the intended recipients of this message are a number of foreign... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A new order has just begunAt the outbreak of the Syrian uprising, Russia limited itself to its traditiona
A new order has just begun
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
At the outbreak of the Syrian uprising, Russia limited itself to its traditional role of providing arms, as well as military and logistical experts, to its Arab allies. As Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s regime weakened, the Russians dramatically... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Hopes for Geneva IIIRegardless of how people describe the Geneva III Conference, whether as negotia
Hopes for Geneva III
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Regardless of how people describe the Geneva III Conference, whether as negotiations, a roundtable or consultations, everything suggests that there is a consensus between the US and Russia, the two countries that have the greatest influence on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Fighting poverty, curbing corporate crimes in the USRaise the minimum wage, create jobs, cut the perks of the rich. Decisively puni
Fighting poverty, curbing corporate crimes in the US
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
Raise the minimum wage, create jobs, cut the perks of the rich. Decisively punish big corporations or their executives for breaking the law. These anti-poverty calls are being raised as vital issues in the United States presidential elections next... Read more
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examiner.com
The Persistence of IslamismIt should be no surprise at this point that Islamism will be with us for the fo
The Persistence of Islamism
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
It should be no surprise at this point that Islamism will be with us for the foreseeable future. And the confrontation will take on many guises. There will be the overt jihad of warfare, the stealth jihad as cultural imposition, demographic surges,... Read more
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Aljazeera
ISIL's presence in Libya grows to 5,000 fightersISIL fighters have streamed into Libya in recent months, heightening fears the
ISIL's presence in Libya grows to 5,000 fighters
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
ISIL fighters have streamed into Libya in recent months, heightening fears the fighters are gaining ground and influence in the divided north African country. About 5,000 ISIL fighters are now in Libya - double earlier estimates - while the number... Read more
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The Indian Express
As US, EU lift sanctions on Iran, countries agree on prisoner swapUS Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zari
As US, EU lift sanctions on Iran, countries agree on prisoner swap
The Indian Express / Posted 7 days ago
US Secretary of State John Kerry talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verified that Iran has met all conditions under the nuclear deal, in Vienna January 16, 2016. (Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US says Southeast Asia summit 'not anti-China'WASHINGTON: A summit with Southeast Asian leaders that President Barack Obama i
US says Southeast Asia summit 'not anti-China'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON: A summit with Southeast Asian leaders that President Barack Obama is hosting later this month is "not anti-China," a State Department official said. The meeting will bring leaders from the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US says Asean summit 'not anti-China'Related Stories A summit with Southeast Asian leaders that President Barack Ob
US says Asean summit 'not anti-China'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
Related Stories A summit with Southeast Asian leaders that President Barack Obama is hosting later this month is "not anti-China," a State Department official said. The meeting will bring leaders from Thailand and the other Association of Southeast... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US says SE Asian summit 'not anti-China'WASHINGTON - A summit with Southeast Asian leaders that President Barack Obama
US says SE Asian summit 'not anti-China'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON - A summit with Southeast Asian leaders that President Barack Obama is hosting later this month is "not anti-China," a State Department official said. The meeting hosted by President Barack Obama will bring together leaders from the... Read more
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Rappler
US says Southeast Asian summit 'not anti-China'In this file photo, US President Barack Obama (4-R) passes by leaders after a g
US says Southeast Asian summit 'not anti-China'
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
In this file photo, US President Barack Obama (4-R) passes by leaders after a group photo session at the 10th East Asia Summit during the 27th ASEAN summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 22, 2015. Fazry Ismail/EPA WASHINGTON DC, USA – A summit... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Safe Harbour saved by last minute EU & US agreementA deadline for the data deal had been set for the end of January, which was mis
Safe Harbour saved by last minute EU & US agreement
Computer Business Review / Posted 10 days ago
A deadline for the data deal had been set for the end of January, which was missed, but it now seems that a deal has been struck. Under the deal it will be necessary for a top US official to send a signed letter pledging that the US will avoid... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
March against the TPPATuesday, 2 February 2016, 4:03 pmPress Release: It's Our Future 2 February 2016
March against the TPPA
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 4:03 pmPress Release: It's Our Future 2 February 2016On Thursday 4th February, thousands of Kiwis will take action across New Zealand to register their protest against the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Carpet-bombing ISIS is against 'our values' US general saysCarpet-bombing ISIS would be un-American, US general says after GOP contenders
Carpet-bombing ISIS is against 'our values' US general says
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Carpet-bombing ISIS would be un-American, US general says after GOP contenders call for indiscriminate killing in Syria and Iraq Donald Trump vowed to 'bomb the s**t out of' ISIS if elected president Speaking of the terror group based in Syria and... Read more
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Tax-News.com
US Lawmakers Push Tax Reform After EU Actionby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington01 February 2016 House of Representat
US Lawmakers Push Tax Reform After EU Action
Tax-News.com / Posted 11 days ago
by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington01 February 2016 House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R – Texas) and the Chairman of the Tax Policy Subcommittee, Charles... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor: Heat is gradually building in multinational tax rowTwo significant things happened recently in the international debate on multina
Cliff Taylor: Heat is gradually building in multinational tax row
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
Two significant things happened recently in the international debate on multinational tax. First, the United States went openly on the offensive in support of its big companies, putting significant pressure on the European Commission in its... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor: EU move on Apple tax a core issue for StateTwo significant things happened recently in the international debate on multina
Cliff Taylor: EU move on Apple tax a core issue for State
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
Two significant things happened recently in the international debate on multinational tax. First, the United States went openly on the offensive in support of its big companies, putting significant pressure on the European Commission in its... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Analysts: US should strengthen ties with Philippines to sustain Asia rebalanceMANILA, Philippines - The United States (US) should extend its efforts to stren
Analysts: US should strengthen ties with Philippines to sustain Asia rebalance
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The United States (US) should extend its efforts to strengthen its alliance with the Philippines to sustain its rebalance in Asia, analysts said. Analysts Kathleen Hicks and Michael Green said that the US has plenty of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US prepares for tough fight, long stay in AfghanistanWASHINGTON — US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has warned that 2016 would be a to
US prepares for tough fight, long stay in Afghanistan
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON — US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has warned that 2016 would be a tough fighting season in Afghanistan while his new commander called for an “enduring commitment” to the war-torn country. “Now, it’s going to be tough, there’s no question... Read more
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Brisbane Times
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel brokenFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue ris
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel broken
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue risks killing off a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine. Photo: Getty Images Paris: France will recognise a Palestinian state if a final push that Paris plans... Read more
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Canberra Times
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel brokenFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue ris
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel broken
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue risks killing off a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine. Photo: Getty Images Paris: France will recognise a Palestinian state if a final push that Paris plans... Read more
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WA Today
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel brokenFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue ris
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel broken
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue risks killing off a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine. Photo: Getty Images Paris: France will recognise a Palestinian state if a final push that Paris plans... Read more
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The Age
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel brokenFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue ris
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel broken
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue risks killing off a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine. Photo: Getty Images Paris: France will recognise a Palestinian state if a final push that Paris plans... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel brokenFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue ris
France to recognise Palestinian state unless deadlock with Israel broken
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says letting the status quo continue risks killing off a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine. Photo: Getty Images Paris: France will recognise a Palestinian state if a final push that Paris plans... Read more
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