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France has accused Turkey of militarily siding Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenia.

France's foreign minister appeared to skirt a question on whether France had acted collectively with Britain and Germany to protest Iran's human rights record.

Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

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Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, France and Germany held a meeting to discuss the future fo the peace process.

France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

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France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

France has urged the international community to put pressure on Lebanese politicians to break a political deadlock and form a new government.

France 'very worried' for hunger-striking Iran rights lawyer

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France 'very worried' for hunger-striking Iran rights lawyer

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday raised ocncern over the health of jailed Iranian human rights lawyer ...

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What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni might help explain why, writes Eva Thiebaud.

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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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Turkey sanctions on table for EU meeting, France says

Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said he and his counterparts in other EU countries had already discussed "the range of ...

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Macron backs Iraq 'sovereignty' on first Baghdad visit

French President Emmanuel Macron met Iraqi leaders, stressing the country's 'sovereignty'.

Macron arrives in Baghdad on first Iraq visit

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Macron arrives in Baghdad on first Iraq visit

Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Baghdad for talks with top-level Iraqi and Kurdish officials, the first head of state to visit the country since ...

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Macron to hold top-level talks in Baghdad: Iraq officials

An Iraqi government source said France's President Emmanuel Macron will land in Baghdad for top-level talks with officials.

Canada offers conditional assistance to Beirut blast investigators

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Canada offers conditional assistance to Beirut blast investigators

Canada's foreign minister also echoed calls from other Western states for reform in Lebanon.

France offers surveillance help for Iraq war on IS

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France offers surveillance help for Iraq war on IS

France hopes to resume its training and arming of Iraqi security forces 'as soon as possible', French Defence Minister Florence Parly told a ...

Lebanon at 'risk of disappearing', French minister warns

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Lebanon at 'risk of disappearing', French minister warns

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Lebanon is at 'risk of disappearing'.

Macron to make second Beirut visit since deadly blast

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Macron to make second Beirut visit since deadly blast

France's president is expected back in Beirut for the second time since the deadly port explosion, the presidency confirmed on Wednesday.

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Macron urges new Mideast talks after call with Abbas

French President Macron urged fresh MidEast peace talks after Israel and the UAE agreed to normalise ties in a move praised by many Western governments, but denounced by the Palestinians.

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World reacts to 'historic' Israel-UAE deal

Here is how the world reacted to the US-brokered deal which saw Israel and the UAE agreeing to normalise relations.

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Macron to push for Lebanon aid after Beirut blast

France is set to send urgent aid to Lebanon as the country struggles to respond to a deadly blast that has destroyed entire neighbourhoods in ...

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France offers Lebanon 'assistance' after Beirut blasts

French President Emmanuel Macron said French aid and resources were being sent to Lebanon.

World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

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World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab called on "friendly countries" to support the country already reeling from its worst economic crisis in ...

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France seeks UN-led mission on China's 'indefensible' Uighur treatment

France's foreign minister has proposed a UN-led observer mission to evaluate the treatment of China's Uighur Muslim population.

Struggling Lebanon records rising suicide cases

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Struggling Lebanon records rising suicide cases

A 26-year-old in Lebanon became the fifth person to commit suicide in the economy-stricken country.

Lebanese official confirmed positive Covid-19 during French FM meeting

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Lebanese official confirmed positive Covid-19 during French FM meeting

The head of the Lebanese foreign minister's office was shocked to receive untimely news of a positive Covid-19 result during a meeting with the ...

France pledges $17 million to Lebanon's struggling schools

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France pledges $17 million to Lebanon's struggling schools

The French assistance will go to a network of over 50 French and Francophone schools, it has been reported.

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