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The owner of a cruise ship sunk by the colossal blast in Beirut has filed a lawsuit against "all those responsible" for the explosion.

Iran navy test-fires new <em>cruise</em> missiles

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Iran navy test-fires new cruise missiles

Iran navy is testing new cruise missiles in the Gulf of Oman.

Boeing to deliver over 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia

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Boeing to deliver over 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia

Boeing scored a pair of contracts worth over $2 billion for the delivery of more than 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia.

Egypt's Red Sea resorts prepare to reopen following lockdown

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Egypt's Red Sea resorts prepare to reopen following lockdown

Hotels at Egypt's main seaside destinations are reopening at reduced capacity for domestic tourists from Friday, as the government eases the ...

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Global coronavirus cases top a million, deaths surpass 50,000

Despite more than half of the planet imposing some form of lockdown, the novel coronavirus has claimed thousands more lives.

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Coronavirus could spread faster in camps than on ships

The International Rescue Committee is particularly concerned about three camps where the population density is higher per square kilometre than ...

Sam Hamad

Coronavirus spreads in Egypt, Sisi puts truth on lockdown

Comment: The main victims of Sisi's efforts to obscure the truth will be the poorest Egyptians, writes Sam Hamad.

Sebastian Castelier

Coronavirus: Oman's tourism sector takes a hit

Amid growing concerns over the impact of an oil crash on Oman’s state budget, tourism professionals fear ship tourism could crumble as ...

Tourist in Egypt becomes first virus death in Africa

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Tourist in Egypt becomes first virus death in Africa

A German tourist died Sunday of the novel coronavirus in a Sinai resort of eastern Egypt, the first death from the epidemic recorded in Africa.

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Trump refuses to halt campaign rallies as coronavirus surges

President Donald Trump has shown no sign of slowing down his campaigning despite mounting fears over the spread of the novel coronavirus in the ...

Nile <em>cruise</em> <em>ship</em> quarantined after 45 coronavirus cases confirmed

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Nile cruise ship quarantined after 45 coronavirus cases confirmed

As cases of coronavirus on an Egyptian cruise ship reach 45, a string of infections among American holidaymakers returning ...

Russia sends warships to Syria as Turkey tensions soar

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Russia sends warships to Syria as Turkey tensions soar

A Russian military spokesman said two Russian frigates were transiting the Bosphorus, a route normally taken by Russian naval ships to back ...

Israelis advised against all foreign travel over coronavirus concerns

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Israelis advised against all foreign travel over coronavirus concerns

In an unprecedented move, Israel's health ministry has advised citizens against all foreign travel amid the spread of the coronavirus.

200 quarantined as coronavirus panic spreads in Israel

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200 quarantined as coronavirus panic spreads in Israel

Israel has published a list of the sites visited by a group of South Korean tourists who later tested positive for the virus, amid fears of a ...

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Iran confirms one death, ten new cases of coronavirus

Iran on Saturday confirmed ten new cases of coronavirus in the country.

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Iran confirms two new coronavirus deaths as infections mount

Iran's number of coronavirus cases is steadily mounting. With a total of four deaths, neighbouring Iraq and Kuwait are enacting strict travel ...

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Fourth Israeli diagnosed with coronavirus on stranded cruise ship

Another Israeli person was diagnosed with Coronavirus on a cruise ship that had been quarantined for two weeks.

Paul Iddon

Turkey's ever-growing indigenous arms industry

Ankara is making substantial headway toward making the Turkish armed forces largely indigenous and self-sufficient.

Thomas Cook and the rise of Britain's colonial empire

Charlie Hoyle

Thomas Cook and the rise of Britain's colonial empire

Despite being synonymous with affordable package holidays, the Thomas Cook travel company, which collapsed this week, was once at the forefront ...

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Riyadh says Iran attack would be 'act of war'

Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry said if Iran carried out the attack on Aramco, it would be considered an act of war.

Iran accuses foreign forces of raising Gulf 'insecurity'

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Iran accuses foreign forces of raising Gulf 'insecurity'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the presence of foreign forces creates "insecurity" in the Gulf, after the US ordered the ...

US increases troop deployment to Saudi Arabia, UAE

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US increases troop deployment to Saudi Arabia, UAE

The United States has announced it will be beefing up its military presence in Saudi Arabia and the UAE as President Donald Trump chooses ...

Iran test fires <em>cruise</em> missile from submarine

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Iran test fires cruise missile from submarine

Tensions between Iran and the US have ramped-up following the test firing on a new cruise missile.

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