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    Knesset appears to kill bill that would bar Netanyahu from becoming premier [Knesset presidium refuses to add legislation banning person charged with serious offenses from becoming PM to measure dissolving Knesset and calling new elections]:

    https://www.timesofisrael.com/knesse...oming-premier/
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    voanews.com/a/US targets Hong Kong, UAE companies in fresh Iran sanctions:

    https://www.voanews.com/a/us-targets...s/6647862.html

    US Issues Fresh Iran Sanctions, Targets Chinese, UAE Firms:

    https://www.voanews.com/a/us-issues-...s/6682223.html
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    Saudi Arabia expecting 1 million people in largest hajj since pandemic began [Muslim pilgrimage had been restricted to Saudi residents due to COVID-19]:

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/hajj-s...emic-1.6511522
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    West bows to Russian call for merely 6-months aid to Syrian rebels:

    https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pm...-syrian-rebels
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    Biden arrives in Israel ahead of thorny Saudi Arabia trip:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-62133982

    theguardian.com/us-news/commentisfree/2022/jul/16/What was Biden thinking when he fist-pumped the Saudi crown prince?:

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...-crown-prince-

    theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jul/16/Oil trumps human rights as Biden forced to compromise in Middle East:

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...in-middle-east

    Putin forges ties with Iran's supreme leader in Tehran talks:

    https://www.reuters.com/world/putin-...ar-2022-07-18/

    theguardian.com/world/2022/jul/19/Putin endorsed by Iran for invasion of Ukraine but clashes with Turkey at summit:

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...rkey-at-summit
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    Israel Election: Poll Shows Netanyahu Bloc Snapping Up 60 Seats, Yamina Falls Short of Threshold [Ayelet Shaked's struggling Yamina party did not make it past the electoral threshold in the latest poll while Meretz, the United Arab List and Labor Party made it just past the post]:

    https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/...b-797ce4830000

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    Biden approves $5 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE to counter Iran [Deal includes $3 billion for Patriot missiles for Riyadh, designed specifically to protect against rocket attacks by Houthis in Yemen, and $2.2 billion for UAE missile defense]:

    https://www.timesofisrael.com/biden-...-counter-iran/
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    Israel-Gaza: Death toll rises as Israel targets militants:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-62445951

    reuters.com/world/europe/2022-08-06/The Financial Times says Western governments are alarmed over Turkey's deepening ties with Russia:

    https://www.reuters.com/world/europe...ia-2022-08-06/

    oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Turkey Agrees To Pay For Russian Gas With Rubles:

    https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-N...th-Rubles.html
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    voanews.com/a/Negotiators optimistic about progress on Iran nuclear deal [I've read that before]:

    https://www.voanews.com/a/negotiator...l/6691377.html

    axios.com/2022/08/10/Iran had assassination plots targeting Pompeo, Bolton:

    https://www.axios.com/2022/08/10/ira...-pompeo-bolton

    cnn.com/2022/08/07/middleeast/Ceasefire between Israel, Gaza militants holds after deadliest clashes in a year:

    https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/07/middl...ntl/index.html

    theguardian.com/us-news/2022/aug/09/Ex-twitter employee found guilty of spying on Saudi Arabia dissidents:

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...ssident-spying
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    dw.com/en/Turkey and Russia - a partnership essential to both:

    https://www.dw.com/en/turkey-and-rus...oth/a-62790489
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    reuters.com/world/middle-east/2022-08-14/Israeli strikes hit Iranian targets near Russia's Mediterranean bases:

    https://www.reuters.com/world/middle...us-2022-08-14/
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