In Beirut, in 1983, a suicide bomber destroyed a US Marine barracks building in Beirut. 220 American marines were killed, along with 20 sailors, and three US soldiers.
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More than 3 million Germans have protested against the rise of the far right in the country. Israel's war on Gaza has rehashed the residual trauma and shame over the Holocaust.
Cairo and Abu Dhabi shook hands on a huge development project on Egypt's north coast, giving it a much-needed cash injection. But is Egypt selling the family silver in desperation?
Where the UK was once able to direct EU foreign policy on major crises like Gaza, today it is a lone voice on the outside.
Known as the "ships of the desert", camels are regularly featured in Arabic poetry, stories and art, signifying their esteemed position in society.
The presidential candidate's views encapsulate a deep-seated American cultural preference to prioritise trade benefits over political alliances.