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Grobe: Netanyahu's visit comes at a time of turmoil

The Euronews correspondent in Washington gives us his take on today's much-anticipated meeting between the leaders of the US and Israel.

The Euronews correspondent in Washington gives us his take on today's much-anticipated meeting between the leaders of the US and Israel.

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US-Israel: is Trump backing away from a two-state deal?

US President Donald Trump has welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington for a much-anticipated meeting that observers say could shape the contours of future policy in the Middle

US President Donald Trump has welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington for a much-anticipated meeting that observers say could shape the contours of future policy in the Middle

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Opinion: Will Syria's conflict redraw the map of the Middle East?

By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute In 1990

By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute In 1990

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Jerusalem council axes new building permits after Netanyahu intervention

Plans for hundreds of new homes for Jews in mainly Arab East Jerusalem have been dropped by the city council on the personal request of the Israeli prime minister.

Plans for hundreds of new homes for Jews in mainly Arab East Jerusalem have been dropped by the city council on the personal request of the Israeli prime minister.

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Israeli PM Netanyahu to re-assess UN ties

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has reacted angrily to the US abstention on a UN resolution condeming settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has reacted angrily to the US abstention on a UN resolution condeming settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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Christmas Eve crowds flock to Bethlehem

Christian pilgrims from around the world have been gathering this Christmas Eve in Bethlehem – revered as the birthplace of Jesus.

Christian pilgrims from around the world have been gathering this Christmas Eve in Bethlehem – revered as the birthplace of Jesus.

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Israel to re-assess UN ties after settlement vote

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will re-assess its ties with the United Nations, after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement buil

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will re-assess its ties with the United Nations, after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement buil

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Donald Trump and the Middle East: between worry and hope

Donald Trump’s foreign policy may seem like a great leap into the dark for the Middle East. His campaign speeches on the region have been blurred

Donald Trump’s foreign policy may seem like a great leap into the dark for the Middle East. His campaign speeches on the region have been blurred

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The difference between Shi’a and Sunni explained

With Arab world conflicts so often making headlines, the terms Shia and Sunni – the two main branches of Islam – are now familiar to many non-Muslims following world news, even if the characteristics

With Arab world conflicts so often making headlines, the terms Shia and Sunni – the two main branches of Islam – are now familiar to many non-Muslims following world news, even if the characteristics

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No Jewish or Palestinian expectations from Paris summit

In Jerusalem and around Israel it seems no-one is expecting much from the Paris Mideast Summit, with the official line being that it is doomed to…

In Jerusalem and around Israel it seems no-one is expecting much from the Paris Mideast Summit, with the official line being that it is doomed to…

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Israelis and Palestinians skip Paris peace talks

Paris wants countries to commit to a framework to get the absent participants back around the table for negotiations.

Paris wants countries to commit to a framework to get the absent participants back around the table for negotiations.

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Stability is more important than democracy: Arab youth survey

Bringing stability to Arab counties is a greater priority than promoting democracy, according to a survey of 3,500 young people across 16 countries

Bringing stability to Arab counties is a greater priority than promoting democracy, according to a survey of 3,500 young people across 16 countries

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IEA warns low oil prices may threaten energy security

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says the price of oil is unlikely to return to $80 a barrel (74.83 euros) before the end of the decade. This is

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says the price of oil is unlikely to return to $80 a barrel (74.83 euros) before the end of the decade. This is

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Israel defends 'aggressive' security measures

Israel has continued to tighten security across the county in response to a surge in shootings and stabbings. Roadblocks have been put in place

Israel has continued to tighten security across the county in response to a surge in shootings and stabbings. Roadblocks have been put in place

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Hungary fighting to uphold EU border rules in face of criticism

Nothing is stopping these refugees. Hundreds have been crossing the Serbia-Hungary border every day, following these tracks. If trains are going to

Nothing is stopping these refugees. Hundreds have been crossing the Serbia-Hungary border every day, following these tracks. If trains are going to

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Top ISIL commander Hafez Saeed 'killed in US air strike'

Afghanistan’s top ISIL commander has been killed by a US air strike in the east of the country, officials claim. Hafez Saeed would be the fourth

Afghanistan’s top ISIL commander has been killed by a US air strike in the east of the country, officials claim. Hafez Saeed would be the fourth

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Russian wheat production could fall without rain

Russia’s major wheat-producing region of Rostov, in the south, risks falling as much as 20% short of harvest targets if it fails to receive enough

Russia’s major wheat-producing region of Rostov, in the south, risks falling as much as 20% short of harvest targets if it fails to receive enough

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New US Middle East task force set to find new solutions to tackle ISIL

As the US-led coalition continues to hit ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria, the Obama administration’s strategy against the jihadists is becoming ever

As the US-led coalition continues to hit ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria, the Obama administration’s strategy against the jihadists is becoming ever

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Tony Blair to step down as Middle East representative

Tony Blair, a former British prime minister, is to step down as a Quartet representative in the Middle East, the organisation has announced. It comes

Tony Blair, a former British prime minister, is to step down as a Quartet representative in the Middle East, the organisation has announced. It comes

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Clashes erupt amid "Jerusalem Day" celebrations

Clashes erupted between people marking Jerusalem Day – the anniversary of Israel’s capture of the eastern part of the city during the 1967 Middle

Clashes erupted between people marking Jerusalem Day – the anniversary of Israel’s capture of the eastern part of the city during the 1967 Middle

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Saudi Arabia breaks with tradition as new heirs to throne named

Saudi Arabia is to undergo a serious reshuffle of power. King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, at the helm since January 2015, has broken with tradition and

Saudi Arabia is to undergo a serious reshuffle of power. King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, at the helm since January 2015, has broken with tradition and

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Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter in Jerusalem

The Greek-Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem performed the traditional “washing of the feet” ceremony outside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in

The Greek-Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem performed the traditional “washing of the feet” ceremony outside the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in

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Baghdad lifts 10-year nighttime curfew

Residents of the Iraqi capital Baghdad seemed pleased ten years of nighttime curfew are over. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the decision

Residents of the Iraqi capital Baghdad seemed pleased ten years of nighttime curfew are over. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the decision

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What now for Saudi Arabia after the death of King Abdullah?

Will King Abdullah’s death change anything in his kingdom and in Saudi Arabia’s relations with the West? Dr. Riad Muasses, head of euronews’ Arabic

Will King Abdullah’s death change anything in his kingdom and in Saudi Arabia’s relations with the West? Dr. Riad Muasses, head of euronews’ Arabic