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Israel plans to make it harder for Al-Jazeera to operate on its territory after Qatar, which owns the pan-Arab satellite channel, decided to suspend ties with the Jewish state, an Israeli official said yesterday. “Qatar itself has set up obstacles by breaking relations with Israel. There is no reason to help clear the problems this [...]

Egypt aired its grievances against Iran, the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and the Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah, saying they worked together in the fighting over Gaza to provoke conflict in the Middle East. “(They tried) to turn the region to confrontation in the interest of Iran, which is trying to use its cards to escape [...]