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Prime Minister Mitsotakis remains 'optimistic' for a diplomatic solution with 'aggressive' Turkey.

Comment: Opposition to migrant camps must be rooted in human rights concerns, not hatred and xenophobia, writes Malia Bouattia.

Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

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Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

Covid-19 cases in refugee camps across the Middle East have spiked in the last month.

Ex-FBI chief to testify to Congress ahead of election

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Ex-FBI chief to testify to Congress ahead of election

James Comey will testify to Congress later this month about his role in a probe of Russian election interference.

Human footprints dating back 120,000 years found in Saudi

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Human footprints dating back 120,000 years found in Saudi

Scientists have found footprints dating back 120,000 in northern Saudi Arabia, shedding new light on the human journey out of Africa and into ...

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in mass graves around Damascus.

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Three Lebanese soldiers killed in hunt for 'terrorist': army

Three Lebanese soldiers were killed and another wounded while attempting to arrest a suspected "terrorist" at his north Lebanon home, the army ...

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Enigmatic Afghan Vice-President Saleh vows to keep fighting

Afghanistan's Vice President Amrullah Saleh has vowed to 'keep fighting'

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UN calls for 'quantum leap' in Covid-19 fight funding

The UN called for a quantum leap in funding for ways to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Macron urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

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Macron urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

Turkey is 'no longer a partner' in the eastern Mediterranean region, Macron said.

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Ankara urges EU to be 'impartial' over Turkey-Greece conflict

Turkey's hunt for gas and oil reserves in waters claimed by EU member Greece has severely strained the relationship between the two ...

Turkey begins military exercises in north Cyprus

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Turkey begins military exercises in north Cyprus

Turkey's hunt for gas and oil reserves in waters claimed by Greece has put huge strain on the relationship between the two NATO ...

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

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The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

A series of prominent figures, from academics to social media influencers and political activists, are once again being targeted for ...

Escalating tensions in eastern Mediterranean

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Escalating tensions in eastern Mediterranean

The area has long been a source of acrimony between Greece and Turkey, and Ankara's appetite has been whetted by discoveries of large gas ...

EU urges Turkey to halt gas <em>hunt</em> 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 ...

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The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime expropriates their homes.

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Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Comment: The Home Secretary's spectacular lack of humanity towards migrants is obscuring the very real damage her government is doing to the ...

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One dead, 230 injured in protests following Beirut explosion

Described by activists as "Saturday of revenge" and "Judgement Day", wide-scale demonstrations in Beirut turned violent leaving one dead and ...

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Saudi Arabia seeks to tame powerful cyber armies

Saudi Arabia is concerned about the level of hyper-nationalism present online - and the use of royal family images.

Seven Syrian regime soldiers killed in Idlib clashes

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Seven Syrian regime soldiers killed in Idlib clashes

At least seven Syrian regime soldiers have been killed and nine others injured in clashes with rebels in the Jabal al-Zawiya area of southern ...

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Egypt sends troops to Syria to 'fight for Assad'

Turkish and Syrian news agencies have reported that Egypt sent 150 soldiers to the frontlines in northwestern Syria to assist the Assad regime ...

The painstaking <em>hunt</em> for Assad's henchmen in Europe

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The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to ...

Contentious budget vote could push Israel towards elections

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Contentious budget vote could push Israel towards elections

Benjamin Netanyahu is believed to be angling for a conflict that will trigger a November election to try and preempt what could be a ruling ...

Israeli president lashes out at government, talks of election

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Israeli president lashes out at government, talks of election

The Israeli president has criticised the unity government of in-fighting ahead of the elections.

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