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Jared Kushner on Israel-Palestine deal: Time to try something new

Senior adviser to the US president discusses Trump's plan for economic growth and peace in the Middle East.

Opinion

The slumlords' peace

Trump and Kushner have crafted a Palestinian 'peace' plan with the same ignominy they've done dirty real estate deals.

Ismail Khalidi

by Ismail Khalidi

Ismail Khalidi

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi's fiancee demands UN action 'now'

Fiancee of slain reporter says Saudi Arabia acted in 'scandalous' manner by trying to eliminate evidence of killing.

Hatice Cengiz: UN 'must take action now' over Khashoggi's murder

Turkey

Erdogan: No backtrack from S-400 deal with Russia

Despite US pressure, Turkish leader reiterates delivery of Russian S-400 air defence system will go ahead next month.

Erdogan: No backtrack from S-400 deal with Russia

AJ IMPACT

Palestinians say Kushner peace plan won't solve their problems

Palestinian business owners say financial incentives are not enough to solve the conflict and allow the economy to grow.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Kushner: Arab Peace Initiative no basis for Israel-Palestine deal

In an interview with Al Jazeera, Jared Kushner says Bahrain meeting will be a success despite a Palestinian boycott.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians at West Bank barrier: Kushner's plan 'misses point'

Trapped in their villages by a separation barrier and checkpoints, Palestinians lament reality of Israeli occupation.

Palestinians at West Bank barrier: Kushner's plan 'misses point'

Iran

Iran's Rouhani: US sanctions on Khamenei 'idiotic and outrageous'

President says Iran's strategic patience does not mean the country fears the United States.

Iran's Rouhani: US sanctions on Khamenei 'idiotic and outrageous'

Yemen

UN: Yemen's Houthi rebels blocking food for tens of thousands

WFP spokesperson accuses Yemen's rebels of holding up a shipment destined to feed about 100,000 families.

UN: Yemen's Houthi rebels blocking food for tens of thousands

Sudan

'Back at square one': Sudan's opposition plans new mass protests

Calls for mass demonstrations after ruling generals rejected Ethiopia's proposal for a transitional government.

'Back at square one': Sudan's opposition plans new mass protests

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

The architects behind the US plan for Middle East peace

Jared Kushner, David Friedman, Jason Greenblatt in charge of US-Middle East peace plan despite no political experience.

The architects behind the US plan for Middle East peace

Iran

Iran says US sanctions on Khamenei closed path to diplomacy

Foreign Ministry says the new sanctions have "permanently closed the path to diplomacy" between Iran and the US.

Iran says US sanctions on Khamenei closed path to diplomacy

Opinion

Money can't 'fix' Palestine's occupied economy

Whatever the Bahrain workshop proposes is doomed to failure. Here is why.

Yara Hawari

by Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

Middle East

UN advises 'maximum restraint' in US-Iran dispute

As US puts pressure on Iran over recent attacks and nuclear deal, UN urges both sides to act with caution.

AJ IMPACT

Trump slaps sanctions on Iran's supreme leader

Trump says the action follows a series of aggressions by Iran, including last week's downing of a US unmanned drone.