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Israeli forces secretly crossed a ceasefire line with Syria and destroyed two Syrian regime military outposts near the Golan Heights last month, according to Israeli reports.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkish troops will leave Syria when the crisis in the war-torn country is resolved.

UN registers Turkey-Libya maritime deal: Turkish ministry

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UN registers Turkey-Libya maritime deal: Turkish ministry

Turkey says last year's agreement outlining a Turkish and Libyan Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the Eastern Mediterranean is registered with the United Nations.

Turkey offered Egypt exclusive maritime jurisdiction, Cavusoglu says

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Turkey offered Egypt exclusive maritime jurisdiction, Cavusoglu says

In an interview with CNN Türk, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Egypt's maritime deal struck with Greece had recognised Turkey's ...

Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

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Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut and killed ...

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Libya slams Egypt-Turkey maritime deal

Turkey's Foreign Ministry also slammed the 'so-called agreement' between Egypt and Greece.

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Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has hailed the Egypt-Greece deal as 'an exemplary agreement.'

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Israel, Hezbollah 'don't want new war': Experts

Tensions between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah spiked last Monday along the UN-demarcated Blue Line after months of relative calm.

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Turkish army seizes PKK ammunition cache in northern Iraq

The haul includes scores of AK-47 rifles, shot guns and anti-aircraft gun ammunition.

Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

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Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

Ankara has established at least a dozen posts inside Iraqi territory as part of a military campaign to rout members of the PKK.

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Palestinian security 'shred' confidential files fearing Israeli incursion

During the Palestinian uprising known as the Second Intifada, Israeli security forces repeatedly stormed Palestinian security services' offices ...

Erdogan pledges to push back Syrian regime 'this week'

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Erdogan pledges to push back Syrian regime 'this week'

Clashes between Ankara and Damascus have killed at least 17 Turkish troops in recent weeks.

Turkey slams Syrian regime's 'hypocrisy' over Armenian genocide recognition

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey slams Syrian regime's 'hypocrisy' over Armenian genocide recognition

Turkey accused the Syrian regime of 'hypocrisy' over its recognition of the Armenian genocide.

Syria parliament recognises Armenian genocide

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Syria parliament recognises Armenian genocide

Syria's recognition of the Armenian genocide comes after weeks of tensions between Ankara and Damascus over deadly clashes between their forces ...

The rise and fall of the South Lebanon Army

Charlie Hoyle

The rise and fall of the South Lebanon Army

The return to Lebanon of Amer Fakhoury has reopened old wounds, casting light once again on the brutal legacy of the South Lebanon Army during ...

The New Arab

Turkey says has 'neutralised' 101 Syrian troops in Idlib

The Turkish defence ministry said it neutralised more than 100 Syrian soldiers on Monday, in the latest flare-up between Ankara and Damascus in Idlib.

The New Arab

Syrian regime kills Turkish troops as rebels launch assault

Ankara has vowed to defend its military posts in Idlib from assaults by the Syrian regime.

The New Arab

Most Syrian refugees wouldn't return to Assad-held areas

Syrians are leaving Idlib in their thousands as fighting in the region intensifies.

Courtney Freer

Don't expect White House reproach over Bezos phone hack

Comment: Even if a US investigation concludes Saudi Arabia hacked the phones of Bezos and a US journalist, it's unlikely to rattle US-Saudi ...

Syrian Kurds predict cooperation with Assad on aid deliveries

Elizabeth Hagedorn

Syrian Kurds predict cooperation with Assad on aid deliveries

Kurdish officials who spoke with The New Arab say they fear they'll have no choice but to again turn to the regime for help.

Stasa Salacanin

What is next after Operation Peace Spring?

Although Turkey announced the end of their operations in northern Syria late last year, many unknowns still remain, as it is unclear what comes ...

US embassy in Iraq suspends consular operations

The New Arab & agencies

US embassy in Iraq suspends consular operations

The US embassy in Baghdad has suspended all consular operations following a dramatic incursion by pro-Iran demonstrators.

Iraq militia supporters fully withdraw from US embassy

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Iraq militia supporters fully withdraw from US embassy

Pro-Iran demonstrators left the besieged US embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday after the Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitary force ordered them to ...

YPG car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled northern Syria

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YPG car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled northern Syria

The car bomb exploded in the town of Tal Halaf, captured by the Turkish military during its offensive against Kurdish militants in October.

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