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World - Region
11/3/2021 7:44:14 PM
Lebanon on Wednesday sought a dialogue with Saudi Arabia to resolve an unprecedented diplomatic rift over a Lebanese Cabinet minister's comments, even as new reasons for tension emerged.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/2/2021 11:26:48 PM
Attacks by the Islamic State group are raising tensions in Iraq, with the group’s focus seemingly being to re-spark confessional strife in the country, writes Salah Nasrawi

World - International
10/31/2021 10:06:30 PM
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the United States not to "betray its promises" on Taiwan at a rare meeting Sunday with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, as tensions run high over the island.

World - International
10/29/2021 2:48:02 PM
Tensions were high in parts of India's northeastern Tripura state on Friday after a string of attacks against minority Muslims, seen as retaliation for the violence against Hindus in neighboring Bangladesh earlier this month.

World - International
10/27/2021 10:08:46 AM
China insisted Wednesday that Taiwan had no right to join the United Nations, after the United States ratcheted up tensions with a call for the democratic island to have greater involvement in the world body.

World - International
10/23/2021 10:49:40 AM
North Korea on Saturday accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with China through its ``reckless'' backing of Taiwan, and said that the growing U.S. military presence in the region constitutes a potential threat to the North.

World - Region
10/21/2021 6:00:13 PM
Tens of thousands of supporters of Sudan's transition to a civilian-led democracy took to the streets Thursday, as rival demonstrators kept up a sit-in demanding a return to military rule.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/21/2021 12:34:00 PM
Political tensions are continuing in Iraq, with some of the country’s political blocs and parties contesting the results of the recent general elections.

Multimedia - In Pictures
10/14/2021 2:01:00 PM
Armed clashes had broken out in Beirut Thursday during a protest against the lead judge investigating last year's massive blast in the city's port, as tensions over the domestic probe boiled over.

World - Region
10/14/2021 11:05:00 AM
​A Lebanese court Thursday threw out a request to remove the judge investigating last year's monster port blast as the country braced for escalating tensions over his future.

World - International
10/11/2021 11:39:23 AM
China and India on Monday blamed each other for the failure of high-level talks to ease tensions along a disputed Himalayan border between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

World - International
10/11/2021 11:37:01 AM
Global momentum is building on the climate crisis but action will be impossible without two nations, China and the United States, which together account for more than half of emissions -- and whose governments don't get along.

World - International
10/9/2021 4:53:05 PM
China's President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that "peaceful reunification" with Taiwan "will be and can be realised", as tensions between Beijing and Taipei soared days after record numbers of Chinese warplanes crossed into the democratic island's air defence zone.

World - International
10/7/2021 1:19:01 PM
In a relationship as fraught as America's and China's, just an agreement that talks were productive was a sign of progress.

World - International
10/6/2021 9:23:27 PM
Top diplomatic advisers to President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met for talks Wednesday in Switzerland as the United States looks to improve communications at a time of rising tensions between the global powers.

World - Region
10/5/2021 10:29:52 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he hoped that tensions with Algeria could ease after a row over visas and critical comments by Paris towards Algiers.

World - International
10/4/2021 11:47:56 AM
Demonstrators torched a police vehicle in India on Monday as tensions boiled over after clashes involving protesting farmers killed at least nine people.

World - Region
9/30/2021 6:15:10 PM
Iran's army put its wary neighbors on notice Thursday that it's about to conduct a wide-ranging military exercise near its northwestern border amid long-simmering tensions with Azerbaijan

World - Region
9/29/2021 12:48:34 PM
Saudi Arabia and Iran have met again in Iraq, several local sources said Wednesday, as talks aiming to ease tensions have continued under Iran's ultraconservative President Ebrahim Raisi.

World - International
9/23/2021 4:13:08 PM
The US and its allies are becoming more assertive in their approach toward a rising China

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