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The army carried out a survey of tens of thousands of building units to assess the damage caused by the blast.

France's foreign ministry has rebuffed Washington’s claim, saying there was “nothing tangible” to confirm that the Shia group had stored ammonium nitrate in France.

Iran sanctions: US versus the world over 'snapback' option

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Iran sanctions: US versus the world over 'snapback' option

The US's upcoming declaration to continue sanctions against Iran will likely be met with opposition from Iran and its allies.

Turkey eyes new opportunities in post-coup Mali

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Turkey eyes new opportunities in post-coup Mali

Despite France showing no sign of drawing down its presence in Mali, Turkey has indicated increased interest in the West African ...

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

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The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and ...

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Erdogan says willing to meet with Greek PM

The search for gas and oil in the eastern Mediterranean has sparked a row that has seen Greece and Turkey stage rival air and navy drills in the strategic waters.

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France seeks EU sanctions on Turkey over energy tensions

French Minister for European Affairs Clement Beaune said the EU should consider sanctions against Turkey.

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Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

This week we focus on the United Nations rebuke of countries that have failed to follow through on aid pledges to Yemen.

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Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

After a UN panel stated Canada has been fuelling the conflict in Yemen, a coalition of Canadian organisations urged Prime Minister Justin ...

Kuwait offers $20mn in Yemen aid after UN dressing-down

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Kuwait offers $20mn in Yemen aid after UN dressing-down

Other countries also announced aid pledges during the meeting, but details were not given.

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US claims Hezbollah stockpiling 'Beirut destroying explosive' across Europe

A senior US official has accused Hezbollah of stockpiling ammonia nitrate across Europe.

Lebanon PM presses on with crisis cabinet line-up effort

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Lebanon PM presses on with crisis cabinet line-up effort

Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib has said he will continue attempts to form an emergency cabinet despite missing a French deadline.

Scores denounce Charlie Hebdo cartoons in Iraq capital

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Scores denounce Charlie Hebdo cartoons in Iraq capital

Protesters gathered outside the French embassy in Baghdad to condemn the 'repeated insults from the French media' against Islam's Prophet ...

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

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What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

The return of Algeria's Hirak protest movement

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The return of Algeria's Hirak protest movement

The Algerian leadership has proved incapable of addressing people's grievances, instead ramping up its repression of political opponents.

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Turkey's Erdogan lashes out at 'incapable' Macron

Erdogan and Macron have frequently found themselves in wars of words over conflicts ranging from Libya and Syria to Turkey's maritime dispute with Greece.

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Syria calls US 'rogue state' over Assad 'assassination plan'

The Assad regime likened the US to a 'terrorist group' after Trump said he had suggested assassinating the Syrian dictator in 2017.

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Pompeo says US will enforce ‘UN’ sanctions on Iran

Mike Pompeo says that the US will impose ‘snapback’ sanctions on Iran next week, insisting that there is a UN mandate for this despite the ...

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Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

US sanctions 'ruining lives', Iran tells UN court

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US sanctions 'ruining lives', Iran tells UN court

Iran has urged the ICJ to hear its bid to overturn US nuclear sanctions.

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Four ex-directors of France Shia centre arrested

Four former directors of the France-based Zahra Centre were arrested on suspected Hezbollah ties.

<em>France</em> 'regrets' Lebanon has not yet formed government

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France 'regrets' Lebanon has not yet formed government

France 'regrets' Lebanon has not formed a government as per President Emmanuel Macron's deadline.

Covid-19 heaps misery on Algeria's wilting vineyards

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Covid-19 heaps misery on Algeria's wilting vineyards

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted Algeria's wine industry.

Afghans face Greek prosecutor over fire at migrant camp

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Afghans face Greek prosecutor over fire at migrant camp

Six Afghans, including two minors will face a prosecutor on suspicion of setting fires that destroyed Europe's largest migrant camp last week.

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