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Education Minister Yoav Gallant announced all rights groups that refer to Israel in a derogatory manner will be banned from entering schools across the country.

There were no reports of any damage from Palestinian rockets, with Israeli army sources indicating they had landed in the Mediterranean sea

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

In-depth: The political freedoms of Tunisia's revolution have not brought economic equality, with wealth still concentrated in the hands of a small elite.

France deploys carrier to eastern <em>Mediterranean</em> in 'anti-IS operation'

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France deploys carrier to eastern Mediterranean in 'anti-IS operation'

France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier was deployed to the eastern Mediterranean, Paris confirmed.

Israel is a 'non-democratic apartheid regime', admits Israeli watchdog

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Israel is a 'non-democratic apartheid regime', admits Israeli watchdog

The Israeli government is frequently accused of presiding over an apartheid system.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

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Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

Sudan warned it cannot continue the "vicious cycle" of negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia in the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's ...

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Spain FM calls for easing of tensions with Turkey

Spanish ministers have revealed that diplomatic relations with Turkey are improving.

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Egypt signs oil, gas exploration deals worth $1 billion

The new agreements will allow the firms to conduct exploration in the eastern and western Mediterranean as well as the Red Sea.

Gaza forces fire rockets to mark Israel conflict anniversary

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Gaza forces fire rockets to mark Israel conflict anniversary

The drills come days after Hamas accused Israel of launching strikes that damaged a children's hospital.

Alex Kassidiaris

Why rumours of a Biden-Erdogan showdown are greatly exaggerated

Analysis: Despite assumptions that Biden will pursue a more aggressive policy towards Turkey, Ankara could re-emerge as an invaluable ally for ...

Iraqi refugee family is home at last

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Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of ...

Turkey condemns consulate staff arrest in Greece

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Turkey condemns consulate staff arrest in Greece

Turkey condemned the arrest of a Greek employee at the Turkish consulate in Rhodes.

EU allocates 6bn euros sought by Turkey for refugees

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EU allocates 6bn euros sought by Turkey for refugees

Turkey pledged to accept the return of migrants arriving in Greece and do more to stop the flow in exchange for six billion euros ($7.20 ...

Erdogan calls US sanctions 'attack on sovereignty'

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Erdogan calls US sanctions 'attack on sovereignty'

Erdogan noted that sanctions had never been used against a fellow NATO member before.

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How EU sanctions on Turkey reveal a divided Europe

Analysis: With new power blocs emerging within Europe, the future of EU-Turkey ties, and the union itself, could be at stake.

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EU plans more sanctions against Turkey over Med drilling

EU leaders invited ministers to draw up a list of targets for "restrictive measures" in response to Turkey's gas exploration in waters claimed ...

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EU leaders weigh sanctions over Turkey's Mediterranean drilling work

European Union leaders will give the green light to the expansion of sanctions against Turkey over its exploration of gas reserves in ...

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Lebanon renews calls for 'Israeli withdrawal from occupied territories'

The Lebanese representatives participating in border negotiations with Israel renewed calls on it to withdraw from Lebanese territories it ...

EU to discuss Turkey sanctions over <em>Mediterranean</em> gas exploration

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EU to discuss Turkey sanctions over Mediterranean gas exploration

EU foreign ministers will meet to discuss tensions with Turkey.

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Kuwait FM says Gulf crisis negotiations 'fruitful'

There was some movement on the reconciliation talks between Gulf countries, but how much remains to be seen.

Qatar 'optimistic' about Gulf crisis solution, foreign minister says

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Qatar 'optimistic' about Gulf crisis solution, foreign minister says

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani expressed optimism over talks, but didn’t specify if a breakthrough is imminent.

Haftar's capture of Italian fishermen sparks diplomatic storm

Dario Sabaghi

Haftar's capture of Italian fishermen sparks diplomatic storm

In-depth: Haftar's forces have detained a crew of Sicilian fishermen for over 90 days, igniting a diplomatic stand-off with Italy.

Israel gets new missile boat as Iran tensions surge

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Israel gets new missile boat as Iran tensions surge

A top naval officer said the purchase "dramatically" improves the country's ability to counter regional rivals like Iran.

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