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In-depth: An Israeli-Emirati investment fund could be used to upgrade military checkpoints across the West Bank. Palestinians say it would make the occupation permanent.

Relations have been strained in recent months following Turkish exploration and drilling operations in waters claimed by both Cyprus and Greece.

Israeli pipeline company to transport UAE oil to Europe

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Israeli pipeline company to transport UAE oil to Europe

The Israeli company EAPC has announce a deal which will allow the transport of oil from the UAE to Europe through Israeli ports, bypassing Egypt’s Suez Canal.

EU condemns Turkey 'provocations' in eastern <em>Med</em>

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EU condemns Turkey 'provocations' in eastern Med

European leaders discussed the ongoing standoff at a summit in Brussels.

Turkey vows to give Greece 'answer it deserves'

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Turkey vows to give Greece 'answer it deserves'

Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to give Greece the "answer it deserves" over their energy dispute in the contested waters in the eastern Mediterranean

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Can elections resuscitate Palestinian hopes for unity?

Comment: Elections will not be a magic bullet, but given the right conditions, they will hopefully force the way to a more youthful, united representation, writes Muhammad Shehada.

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Greece, Turkey get hotline to avoid Med clashes: NATO

Greece and Turkey agreed to the talks after a standoff over gas exploration in contested waters led to a dramatic ramping-up of tensions.

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Amman denies links with EU-sanctioned shipping company

A shipping company that has been slapped with EU sanctions for breaching a UN arms embargo on war-ravaged Libya is not Jordanian, authorities ...

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Turkey accused EU of 'bias' for sanctioning maritime firm

The EU made the 'wrong decision' by imposing sanctions on a Turkish firm.

Greece: Contact with Turkey restarted over East <em>Med</em> crisis

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Greece: Contact with Turkey restarted over East Med crisis

Athens has resumed high-level political contacts with neighbour and rival Turkey after Ankara withdrew a research vessel from Greek-claimed ...

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The Saudi-UAE axis defeats Palestinians at the Arab League

Comment: The Saudi-Emirati alliance is at the heart of attempts to delegitimise the Palestinian cause and normalise Arab ties with Israel, ...

Turkish vessel leaves contested waters in eastern <em>Med</em>: 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.

US 'deeply concerned' over Turkey's operations in eastern Mediterranean

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US 'deeply concerned' over Turkey's operations in eastern Mediterranean

Pompeo urged Turkey, Greece and Cyprus to put a diplomatic end to the crisis over offshore natural resources.

Turkey slams Macron's 'arrogant' comments on eastern <em>Med</em>

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Turkey slams Macron's 'arrogant' comments on eastern Med

Macron's comments about Turkey were a sign of 'his own weakness', Ankara said in a statement.

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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Greece to boost military amid tension with neighbour Turkey

A tense stand-off with neighbouring Turkey has led to concerns of open conflict between the two NATO allies.

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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 NATO members.

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Turkey, Greece 'start talks' to reduce risk of conflict

Athens has denied agreeing to take part in the discussions announced by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

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Turkey says Russia will hold live-fire exercises in Med

Moscow will conduct naval drills in areas where Turkey is currently searching for energy resources.

African migrants 'left to die' in Saudi detention centres

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African migrants 'left to die' in Saudi detention centres

Saudi Arabia's detention centres designed to contain the coronavirus have come under scrutiny for alleged inhumane conditions.

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Turkey stages new military exercises in eastern Mediterranean

Turkey said it would carry out "shooting exercises" from Saturday until 11 September near Cyprus, indicating tensions were still high with ...

Turkey won't yield to 'pirates' in eastern <em>Med</em>: Erdogan

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Turkey won't yield to 'pirates' in eastern Med: Erdogan

Turkey will continue to search for energy in disputed eastern Mediterranean waters despite pressure from the European Union, Turkish President ...

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

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'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Comment: UAE had already sold out the Palestinians, now it's taking the credit for 'stopping annexation' - a process that is happening anyway, ...

Greece welcomes French boost amid tensions in east <em>Med</em>

Greece welcomes French boost amid tensions in east Med

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted that French President Emmanuel Macron was 'a fervent protector of European values and ...

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