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ICC rejects appeal against Gaza raid probe

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ICC rejects appeal against Gaza raid probe

The ICC has dismissed an appeal against a decision to not probe Israel over a deadly raid on an aid flotilla to Gaza.

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.

Turkey to conduct naval exercises off Cyprus coast

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Turkey to conduct naval exercises off Cyprus coast

Turkey is at loggerheads with Greece and Cyprus over hydrocarbon resources and naval influence in the eastern Mediterranean, sparking fears of ...

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Greece seeks emergency EU meeting on Turkey: PM

Greece has requested an emergency meeting to discuss an ongoing row with Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean.

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UN agrees to urgent debate on racism, police violence

African countries called for the urgent debate after protests broke out across the world following George Floyd's death.

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Israeli defence minister's hacked Twitter account shares Palestinian flag

Israel's far-right Defence Minister Naftali Bennett is not usually known for pro-Palestinian sentiments.

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ICC to investigate Israeli 'war crimes' against Palestinians

Israel and the United States have both refused to sign up to the ICC, set up in 2002 to be the only global tribunal trying the world's worst ...

Inside Israel's battle for influence in Latin America

Charlie Hoyle

Inside Israel's battle for influence in Latin America

In-depth: A rise in right-wing populism and the growing influence of evangelical Christians have galvanised Israel's influence across Latin ...

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UAE follows Saudi Arabia in US-led Gulf flotilla

The UAE said it is joining a US-led coalition to protect Gulf waterways after attack on Saudi oil sites.

ICC to reopen probe into deadly Gaza <em>flotilla</em> raid

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ICC to reopen probe into deadly Gaza flotilla raid

Nine Turkish citizens died when Israeli marines stormed the Mavi Marmara in 2010, among eight ships trying to break a naval blockade of the Gaza ...

Iraq rejects Israeli participation in Gulf <em>flotilla</em>

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Iraq rejects Israeli participation in Gulf flotilla

Iraq's foreign minister has said his country rejects all involvement of Israel in a naval force to protect shipping in the Straits of Hormuz.

No evidence US intercepted drones, Iranian defence minister says

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No evidence US intercepted drones, Iranian defence minister says

Iran's defence minister said the US should provide evidence to back claims it intercepted two Iranian drones, as Iran did when it shot down a US ...

Iran Guards seize 'foreign tanker' accused of fuel smuggling

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Iran Guards seize 'foreign tanker' accused of fuel smuggling

A tanker accused of smuggling Iranian oil was seized south of the Iranian island of Larak, Iran's Revolutionary Guards said, said without ...

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Tehran denies US 'delusional, baseless' downing of Iranian drone

Iran's armed forces dismissed Donald Trump's assertion that the US shot down an Iranian drone as 'baseless and delusional'.

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Turkey's Erdogan slams Netanyahu's pledge to annex Palestinian land

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday lashed out once again at Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu following his pledge to ...

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Erdogan faces Netanyahu ire after Turkey calls Israel racist

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday hit back at Turkey following accusations of 'blatant racism' directed towards the Israeli ...

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Iran navy to send warships to Atlantic from March

The Iranian navy will send warships to deploy in the Atlantic from March, a top commander said on Friday.

Netanyahu is a 'baby killer', says Turkish foreign minister

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Netanyahu is a 'baby killer', says Turkish foreign minister

Turkey's foreign minister has described Israel's leader as a 'baby killer' amid an ongoing war of words between Israeli and Turkish leaders.

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Erdogan and Netanyahu begin new war of words

Turkish President Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu have traded insults again.

A history of Iranian threats to close Hormuz Straits

Paul Iddon

A history of Iranian threats to close Hormuz Straits

Tehran has frequently threatened to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, a bottleneck choke-point for the world's oil supplies, over the past 50 ...

Russia to hold Mediterranean drills as Syria tensions rise

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Russia to hold Mediterranean drills as Syria tensions rise

Russia has announced major military drills in the Mediterranean Sea amid growing tensions over a rebel-held enclave in Syria.

Swedish pro-Gaza ship activists deported from Israel

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Swedish pro-Gaza ship activists deported from Israel

The UN and human rights groups have appealed to Israel to end the siege on Gaza, which has had a devastating impact on the two million ...

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