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US president Donald Trump and Israelai prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu take part in an announcement of Mr Trump’s Middle East peace plan in  the White House in Washington, DC on January 28th. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty

The Arab world has delivered a mixed reaction to the Trump administration’s plan to settle the Palestinian-Israeli dispute. Uncertain of the attitude(...)

US president Donald Trump at a press conference with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Blooomberg

Donald Trump unveiled his long-delayed Middle East peace plan on Tuesday, saying it would lay the foundations for “a realistic two-state solution” to (...)

Sesame scientific director Giorgio Paolucci points out one of the magnetic devices used to accelerate electrons around the synchrotron’s ring at the facility in Jordan. Photograph: GeekWire/Alan Boyle

The road to Sesame climbs through the hills on the outskirts of the Jordanian capital Amman, past suburban villages, small farms and fields of olive t(...)

Britain’s Prince Harry with Meghan Markle.  Photograph: Nigel Roddis/EPA

Queen Elizabeth has agreed that her grandson Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, should divide their time between Britain and C(...)

 Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said sits during a meeting at the Beit Al Baraka Royal Palace in Muscat, Oman. File photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AP

Oman Sultan Qaboos bin Said has died aged 79 after suffering from cancer. Sultan Qaboos had been in power since 1970, when he took the throne after o(...)

People stand near the wreckage after a Ukrainian plane carrying 176 passengers crashed near Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran on Wednesday. Photograph: Vadati Rohhollah/AFP/Getty Images

Kiev is sending security and aviation officials to Iran to help investigate why a Boeing 737 belonging to Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) crashed(...)

An Iranian soldier during previous military exercises in the Strait of Hormuz. Photograph: Ali Mohammadi/AFP via Getty Images

Russia, China and Iran launched their first joint naval exercises in the Gulf of Oman and the Indian Ocean on Friday, in the latest sign of co-operati(...)

Eoin Keith (51) from Dublin crossed the finished line after 36 hours, 4 minutes and 29 seconds.

An Irish man has won a two-day, 170km race through the Al Hajar mountain range in Oman. Eoin Keith (51) from Dublin crossed the finished line of the(...)

Alex Feeney and Sahas Sawant of Leinster CC. Last year 27,000 children in Ireland were introduced to the sport through its Cricket Ireland’s cricket schools programme.

Before I signed my kids up for cricket it seemed bewildering to me and I had it down as a game for panama-hat-wearing posh guys who could stand around(...)

A Somalian girl carries her sibling at the Mooro Hagar camp in  Somalia’s Bay state, an area that has been subject to extreme drought. Photograph: Arif Hudaverdi Yaman/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Decades of progress in addressing world hunger is being undermined by worsening hunger levels in some countries, due to accelerating climate disruptio(...)

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