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Hamas and Fatah agree during talks in Turkey to hold Palestinian elections within six months

While Israel’s prime minister is busy stopping protests against him even at the economic price of a full lockdown, some cities have taken their own measures to fight the coronavirus by @AfifAbuMuch 

Egypt is considered one of the first countries in the world to achieve a precedent in all stages of petroleum production by @R_ma7moud200 

The historic alliance between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the ultra-Orthodox parties faced several obstacles throughout the coronavirus, but it is now strengthening by @mazalm3 

The Iraqi government launches a campaign in southern provinces to get illegal arms out of the hands of militias and tribal groups by @SaadoonMustafa 

Intel: Menendez opposes resolution to immunize Sudan from terror lawsuits by @JM_Szuba 

Fatah and Hamas appear to have deals on a unified approach and elections, following Israel's normalization agreements with the UAE and Bahrain by @daoudkuttab 

Kenya has decided to impose taxes on the imports coming from Egypt, raising fears of an African trade war by @saied54992 


After at least 27 former Turkish diplomats were arrested as suspects in an alleged conspiracy, there is mounting evidence that many of them were tortured and threatened with rape @amberinzaman 

Turkey has again cut water supplies to northeast Syria, risking hundreds of thousands of lives in the midst of the pandemic and soaring temperatures via @amberinzaman 

Photo of the Day: A pair of homemade prosthetic legs, belonging to 8-year-old Maya Meri, is seen at a prosthetic center in Istanbul, Turkey, July 5, 2018 (photo by Reuters/Osman Orsal). . . . #photooftheday  #turkey  #prosthetics 

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Gazan medical staff received training inside #Israel  on the novel #coronavirus  in unpublicized coordination between #Hamas  and Israel

The downside of a close relationship with the Trump administration is becoming more apparent to the Saudis

#Saudi women recently launched a hashtag #StopEnslavingSaudiWomen  calling for an end to the male guardianship system

In a bid to operate Sudan’s largest port terminal, Dubai ports giant DP World has hired a former Israeli intelligence official to lobby the US for support @atallmanonearth 

#Egypt announces international anti-Turkey alliance