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Abd Al-Rahman Milad was released from prison after being accused of direct involvement in the sinking of migrant boats.

Egypt frees journalist couple
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Egypt frees journalist couple

Egypt has released two journalists who have been help in prison for 18 months on charges of belonging to a terrorist group.

Israel, US hold talks ahead of Iran nuclear negotiations

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Israel, US hold talks ahead of Iran nuclear negotiations

Israel and the US met virtually for strategic talks, where differences have emerged over a possible new nuclear deal with Iran.

Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

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Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

Negotiations are underway between the Suez Canal authorities and the owners of the ship that blocked the passage for a number of days, causing ...

Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to UAE

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Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to UAE

Joe Biden’s administration confirmed that it will follow through on a $23 ...

Turkey imposes partial lockdown for first half of Ramadan

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Turkey imposes partial lockdown for first half of Ramadan

Turkey has imposed a partial lockdown for the first half of Ramadan as coronavirus cases continue to rise.

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Libyan army accuses Egypt of sending weapons to Haftar

A Libyan army spokesperson has accused Egypt of sending two planes loaded with ammunition to rogue General Khalifa Haftar, under the guise of medical aid.

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UAE to send rover to the Moon in 2022

A UAE based space exploration company has announced that it will send an unmanned rover to the moon next year.

Al Araby journalist considers leaving Spain after 'Mossad interrogation'

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Al Araby journalist considers leaving Spain after 'Mossad interrogation'

A Palestinian journalist who claims he was interrogated by Mossad in Madrid told The New Arab's Arabic-language service that he fears remaining ...

US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

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US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

David Hale has urged Lebanon’s leaders to form a government and help stabilise the crippled economy.

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Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

Jordan has announced that it will put on trial those accused of plotting to destabilise Jordan.

Europe powers express 'grave concern' over Iran enrichment move

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Europe powers express 'grave concern' over Iran enrichment move

Iran’s announcement that they will increase uranium enrichment to 60 precent has worried European nations, who are trying to restart the Iran nuclear deal.

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US Senators back nuclear talks with Iran in letter

A letter sent to US President Biden by 27 Democratic senators says that sanctions on Iran should be lifted if it returns to compliance with the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal.

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Turkey hails 'new era' with Egypt after tensions

Turkey and Egypt are reigniting their relationship after a period apart which started with the overthrow of the Mohamed Morsi.

Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

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Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

Somalia’s president has signed a bill extending his mandate for a further two ...

Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

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Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh called for the international community to take 'serious action' after Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque as Ramadan began, preventing the call to prayer.

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UK blocks bid to limit prosecution period for soldiers

Former NATO Secretary George Robertson said the bill would have 'undermined some of the most basic legal standards for which this nation was renowned'.

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Israel shocked by self-immolation of traumatised ex-soldier

Israeli leaders have expressed shock and consternation over the self-immolation of a former soldier who was suffering as a result of the 2014 Gaza war.

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

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Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Egypt and Ethiopia have been invited for talks by Sudan to discuss the ongoing disagreements related to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Lebanon president delays declaration on waters disputed with Israel

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Lebanon president delays declaration on waters disputed with Israel

Lebanese President Michel Aoun has refused to consent to a plan to expand Lebanon's maritime borders amid ongoing disputes with Israel and Syria ...

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Greece agrees to talks with Libya over maritime zone

Greece and Libya have agreed to enter talks to mark out their maritime zones in the Mediterranean after Tripoli reiterated an agreement with Turkey, angering Athens.

Libya to grant visa-free travel for Turkish nationals

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Libya to grant visa-free travel for Turkish nationals

Libya has granted visa-free travel for Turkish nationals following a two day visit to the country by the Libyan

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Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said the foundations of Sunday's Natanz uranium enrichment facility attack in Iran would have probably been set a long time ago.

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Money laundering probe eyes Lebanon central bank chief: report

An investigation into the embezzlement of funds from Lebanon’s central bank is examining activities linked with Riad Salemeh.