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Comment: In utter secrecy, France and Israel are cooperating on the digital warfare of the future, despite competitive tensions on the African arms market, writes Jean Stern.

Analysis: Turkey's influence in Ukraine has steadily increased in recent years. Amid heightened tensions with Russia, the Ankara-Kyiv alliance presents a challenge to Moscow's standing in the Black Sea region.

Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

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Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

Three Kurdish prisoners executed in Iran

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Three Kurdish prisoners executed in Iran

Kurdish prisoners Sadiq Mahi, Ahmed Nematwand and Mohammed Mahmoudi were executed on Sunday.

Iran arrests 'spies' for Israel, other nations: state TV

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Iran arrests 'spies' for Israel, other nations: state TV

The latest arrest of alleged spies for Israel and other nations in Iran follows a similar episode from 2019.

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Erdogan eyes May visit to Nagorno-Karabakh

Erdogan is planning a trip to the Nagorno-Karabakh region after fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia ceased.

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Iran offers alternative shipping route after Suez blockage

Iran has put forward an alternative route for transporting oil and goods, after the Suez Canal was blocked for a week.

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Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan says will resign in April

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said he will resign next month.

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Armenian separatists to make Russian official language

Armenian authorities in an Azerbaijani region passed a bill to designate Russian as a second official language.

Armenia lifts martial law months after Karabakh war

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Armenia lifts martial law months after Karabakh war

The move comes as part of a deal between Armenia's premier and the opposition to end a political crisis triggered by the country's defeat in the ...

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US President Biden 'to officially recognise Armenian genocide'

Joe Biden will reportedly be the first US president to officially denote the actions of the former Ottoman Empire in the First World War as ...

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Giorgio Cafiero and Sina Azodi

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Analysis: As divisions grow among Washington's partners, Turkey will likely stand in the camp of states that see the JCPOA's survival as serving ...

Armenia denounces Azerbaijan's 'war crimes' after HRW report

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Armenia denounces Azerbaijan's 'war crimes' after HRW report

A spokesperson for Yerevan's foreign ministry said the HRW report proved Baku committed "large scale war crimes against Armenian prisoners of ...

Erdogan says Saudi Arabia wants armed Turkish drones

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Erdogan says Saudi Arabia wants armed Turkish drones

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saudi Arabia has requested a supply of Turkish military drones.

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

Thomas O. Falk

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

In-depth: While attempting to settle a dispute with Armenia over the effectiveness of its weapons, Russia inadvertently confirmed longstanding ...

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Armenia's embattled PM appoints new chief of military

Nikol Pashinyan, Armenia's prime minister, has appointed a new chief of the military.

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Rival rallies due in Armenia as crisis deepens

Opponents and supporters of PM Pashinyan, who has faced fierce criticism since he signed a Moscow-brokered peace deal over Nagorno-Karabakh, ...

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Iran should probe deadly shooting on Pakistan border: HRW

Human Rights Watch called on Iran Friday to investigate a deadly shooting by Revolutionary Guards against smugglers attempting to transport fuel ...

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Russia releases video showing it bombed hospital in Aleppo

Moscow has often denied its role in hitting civilian areas in Syria's civil war, but the video inadvertently shows it bombed a hospital

HRW urges Iran to probe deadly shooting on border

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HRW urges Iran to probe deadly shooting on border

Monday's shooting in the border area near the town of Saravan killed at least 10 people and wounded five, HRW said, citing Baluchi activists.

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Armenia opposition supporters camp outside parliament

The opposition gathered some 10,000 of its own supporters, who put up tents outside the parliament building, erected barricades and vowed to ...

Armenia PM takes to the streets, denounces 'coup attempt'

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Armenia PM takes to the streets, denounces 'coup attempt'

Thousands marched through the streets of the capital Yerevan in support of Pashinyan, with the opposition urging him to step down to avoid ...

Armenian PM faces military’s demand to resign

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Armenian PM faces military’s demand to resign

The military demanded that the prime minister step down after months of protests sparked by the nation’s defeat in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict ...

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Paul Iddon

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

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