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

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

Israeli defence minister's hacked Twitter account shares Palestinian flag

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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.

ICC to investigate Israeli 'war crimes' against Palestinians

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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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'.

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

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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 ...

Erdogan faces Netanyahu ire after Turkey calls Israel racist

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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 ...

Iran navy to send warships to Atlantic from March

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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.

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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

Israel seizes second ship attempting to break Gaza siege

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Israel seizes second ship attempting to break Gaza siege

A second ship in a pro-Palestine flotilla attempting to break the siege on Gaza has been impounded by Israel.

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Seized Gaza ship captain accuses Israel of breaking law

The captain of a Norwegian boat carrying pro-Palestinian activists en route to Gaza has accused Israeli authorities of violating the law by ...

#FreedomFlotilla: Israel stops 'medicine packed' al-Awda boat entering Gaza

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#FreedomFlotilla: Israel stops 'medicine packed' al-Awda boat entering Gaza

After hoping the flotilla would reach the besieged Gaza Strip, Israeli naval forces have blocked the al-Awda boat from entering the ...

SOS message: 'Israel kidnapped participants of Freedom <em>Flotilla</em>'

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SOS message: 'Israel kidnapped participants of Freedom Flotilla'

Israeli naval forces have blocked the al-Awda flotilla boat from reaching the besieged Palestinian enclave of Gaza.

Freedom <em>Flotilla</em> edging closer to besieged Gaza

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Freedom Flotilla edging closer to besieged Gaza

The Freedom Flotilla attempting to break the brutal siege on Gaza could arrive as early as Sunday, activists say.

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