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Famous Lebanese-British human rights lawyer has made a stand against the British government over Brexit treaty.

The New Arab Meets: Tunisian electronic producer Ammar 808, whose new album blends the pulsating sounds of the Maghreb and south India.

Turkish vessel leaves contested waters in eastern Med: report

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Turkish vessel leaves contested waters in eastern Med: report

Greece has reportedly welcomed the decision made by Turkey not to renew the research vessel's deployment.

NATO hails Afghan talks as 'historic opportunity'

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NATO hails Afghan talks as 'historic opportunity'

NATO took part in the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 and then led the UN-mandated force to stabilise the country which at its height ...

Serbian official says Israel embassy move ‘not definite’

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Serbian official says Israel embassy move ‘not definite’

An advisor to Serbia’s president says that the Balkan country’s plan to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, announced by Donald Trump ...

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EU warns Serbia over Jerusalem embassy move

The EU voiced "serious concern and regret" over Belgrade's commitment to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, casting a shadow over the resumption of Serbia-Kosovo talks.

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Boat carrying nearly 370 refugees reaches Italy's Lampedusa

A fishing boat carrying nearly 370 migrants landed overnight on the Italian island of Lampedusa, where the main holding centre is already ...

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In Turkey, lake turns into graveyard for migrants

Migrants who cannot find a boat are forced to walk for days under the blazing sun, cutting across fields to get around checkpoints.

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EU urges Turkey to stop drilling, ponders sanctions

The European Union urged Turkey to halt what it called its “illegal” prospecting activities in contested waters in the eastern Mediterranean.

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Despite dealing with their own hopelessness and guilt, Lebanon's famously vast and intrinsically connected diaspora has sprung into action while ...

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Greece, Cyprus seek tougher EU stand on Mediterranean dispute

Cyprus and Greece urged the EU to adopt a tougher stance against Turkey's exploration in the eastern Mediterranean.

EU urges Turkey to halt gas hunt in Mediterranean

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EU urges Turkey to halt gas hunt in Mediterranean

The European Union urged Turkey to "immediately" stop exploring for gas in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean, as tensions rise with ...

'Sanctions and threats' won't deter Turkey: Erdogan

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'Sanctions and threats' won't deter Turkey: Erdogan

Erdogan said sanctions and international threats will not stop Turkey from carrying out research in disputed Mediterranean waters.

Israel summons Belgium ambassador over 'anti-Israel' NGOs

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Israel summons Belgium ambassador over 'anti-Israel' NGOs

The Israeli foreign ministry accused Belgium of funding organisations that 'attempt to silence supporters of Israel'.

Survivor's guilt in the Arab diaspora

Alya Mooro

Survivor's guilt in the Arab diaspora

Whenever a catastrophe such as the Beirut explosion takes place, many in the Arab diaspora grapple with feelings of helplessness and guilt, ...

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EU: Turkey navy operations in eastern mediterranean 'extremely worrying'

Turkey's resumed search for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean is "extremely worrying", the EU said after Greece and Egypt set up an exclusive economic zone in the region.

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Berlin, Rome, Paris threaten sanctions over Libya interference

"We are ready to consider the possible use of sanctions should breaches to the embargo at sea, on land or in the air continue," a joint ...

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Belgium to try Iranian diplomat in bomb case

Prosecutors allege the diplomat and three others planned to bomb a meeting for an exiled Iranian opposition movement.

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EU ministers aim to ease Turkey tensions

The 27 ministers were to discuss the whole gamut of EU-Turkey relations as they met in Brussels in person for the first time since the ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

In Iran, nearly 11,000 have died due to Covid-19, whereas Turkey is urging the EU to include it in the list of 'safe' coronavirus partners.

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Damascus blasts Syria donor conference

"Syria denounces such conferences, which are considered a blatant interference in Syria's internal affairs."

Turkey urges EU to correct 'mistake' over travel list

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Turkey urges EU to correct 'mistake' over travel list

Turkey has recorded 5,131 deaths since the first reported case of COVID-19 while nearly 200,000 people have been infected, according to health ...

Turkey lifts veto on NATO plan for Poland, Baltics

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Turkey lifts veto on NATO plan for Poland, Baltics

Turkey has lifted its veto on a NATO defence plan Poland and the Baltic states, officials confirmed.

Aiding Syria: <em>Brussels</em> IV conference pledges explained

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Aiding Syria: Brussels IV conference pledges explained

The Brussels IV conference on Syria addresses one of the biggest humanitarian emergencies. This year, the UN's goal is to raise around ...

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