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Arab forces will not go to Gaza, says Jordanian minister in rebuke of Israel
Ayman Safadi says credibility of international law at stake as he clashes with senior US official over terms for humanitarian pause

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

18, Nov, 2023 @11:46 AM

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Israel and Hamas at war: what we know on day 31
Over 10,000 Palestinians reported killed in Gaza since 7 October; Israel’s military says it has encircled Gaza City and divided Gaza Strip into two

Martin Belam, Léonie Chao-Fong, Guardian staff and agencies

06, Nov, 2023 @9:35 PM

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Israeli troops encircling Gaza City expected to enter in force within 48 hours
Gaza split into two parts, says Israel, as US sends missile-carrying submarine to Middle East

Peter Beaumont and Bethan McKernan in Jerusalem

06, Nov, 2023 @5:35 PM

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Antony Blinken meets Arab leaders in fresh effort to stop Gaza conflict escalating
US secretary of state meets officials from Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar and UN as further civilian casualties reported in Gaza

Jason Burke in Jerusalem

04, Nov, 2023 @4:06 PM

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US looks isolated after opposing UN resolution on Gaza truce
Only 12 countries joined Washington and Israel as Jordan’s motion was passed at the general assembly

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

28, Oct, 2023 @10:22 AM

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Israel-Gaza war: UN general assembly calls for ‘immediate, durable humanitarian truce’
Resolution, passed by 120 votes to 14, is not binding, but carries great political and symbolic weight

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

27, Oct, 2023 @10:29 PM

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Arab nations condemn Israel’s Gaza assault during UN debate
US warned over ‘genocide in Palestine’, as foreign ministers challenge targeting of civilians and international law breaches

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

26, Oct, 2023 @7:54 PM

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As Gaza is bombed and starved, the Arab world is watching – and it’s angry | Nesrine Malik
There is something about the protests that isn’t really about Palestine: a rage that has been suppressed but could yet erupt, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

22, Oct, 2023 @2:23 PM

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Israel-Hamas war: where do surrounding countries stand?
Complicated web of relationships are strained as Israel bombards Gaza in retaliation to Hamas attack

Peter Beaumont

21, Oct, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Angry protests flare up across Middle East after Gaza hospital blast
Hezbollah calls for ‘day of rage’ as both sides trade blame for deadly explosion at al-Ahli al-Arab hospital

Sam Jones and agencies

18, Oct, 2023 @5:27 PM

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Jordan’s secret police accused of targeting LGBTQ+ community
Jordanian security services are abducting, harassing and ‘outing’ LGBTQ+ people, activists say, despite repeal of anti-gay laws

William Christou

18, Aug, 2023 @10:07 AM

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‘I am a prisoner’: women fight Middle Eastern laws that keep them trapped at home
Rules restricting a woman’s freedom to live, work and study persist in countries including Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt, says Human Rights Watch report

Sarah Little and Tom Levitt

18, Jul, 2023 @4:00 AM

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