Iraq is on the verge of economic collapse amid falling oil prices and a coronavirus pandemic.
The announcement came shortly after Trump said he was removing Sudan from the U.S. list of state sponors of terrorism.
The Israeli leader, a close Trump ally, refrained from taking the partisan bait.
Abbas Ibrahim was invited to Washington by the White House as a mediator but left without any sign of progress.
The United Nations hailed the truce as “an important turning point,” but previous cease-fires have broken down.
The presence of Saeb Erekat in a Jerusalem hospital has sparked a debate.
After a year of economic collapse, the coronavirus and calls for change, Lebanon is bringing back its old prime minister.
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Bullying Khartoum into quickly normalizing ties with Israel could undermine the country's delicate transition toward democracy.
Two U.S. officials reportedly met with intelligence chief in rare high-level talks and discussed Austin Tice, abducted in Syria in 2012.
The man confessed to espionage, including spying on Arab dissidents, a Turkish official said.
Saeb Erekat, the longtime public face of senior Palestinian leadership, is on a ventilator in an Israeli hospital.
Congressional Democrats signal to Egyptian president that human rights abuses will not be tolerated if Joe Biden wins the presidency.
Compliance has plummeted in the face of public skepticism, confusion and complacency.
Sandra Loli and Mikael Gidada boarded a plane out of the Middle East nation after years in captivity, along with the remains of a third American.
U.S. officials are mediating the talks. At stake are offshore natural gas rights.
They’d gone to fight in an unfamiliar land with languages, history and grievances they didn’t understand.
After the UAE established relations with Israel, the tightly controlled Saudi media gave support.
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For all its stated desire to disentangle itself from the region, Washington has a hard time letting go.
The militias have fired rockets at U.S.-linked diplomatic and military interests for months.
Narges Mohammadi, a prominent anti-death penalty campaigner, was released after 8? years.