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The UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet warned Lebanon's economic crisis is 'spiralling out of control'.

In-depth: The Greek government is extending police powers to quell mass protests, a move refugee groups say will limit their ability to mobilise.

US to start Cyprus military training despite Turkey opposition

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US to start Cyprus military training despite Turkey opposition

Washington last year removed a decades-old arms embargo on Cyprus, defying Turkish opposition.

Pope condemns 'hell' of migrant detention camps in Libya

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Pope condemns 'hell' of migrant detention camps in Libya

Pope Francis deplored the "hellish" migrant detention camps in Libya during a mass at his residence in the Vatican.

Italy to take in 180 refugees rescued in <em>Mediterranean</em>

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Italy to take in 180 refugees rescued in Mediterranean

Italy on Sunday authorised charity vessel Ocean Viking to transfer 180 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean to a ship in Sicily for ...

Gasia Ohanes

'Pivoting East': Will China come to Lebanon’s rescue?

Running quickly out of options as talks over an IMF bailout stall, Lebanon's Hezbollah-backed government says it wants to pivot to China, but analysts say that route is a mirage

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias reassert dominance over Kadhimi

Iran's proxies have dealt a humiliating blow to Iraq's newly incumbent Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who has now exposed the limits of his ...

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Turkey demands French apology over Mediterranean naval incident

The French government has announced it is halting its participation in Sea Guardian, a NATO mission to provide maritime security in the ...

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Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

Netanyahu's centre-right coalition government had set July 1 as the date from which it could begin implementing US President Donald Trump's ...

WHO says Mideast at 'critical threshold' of virus

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WHO says Mideast at 'critical threshold' of virus

The WHO confirmed on Sunday there were more than one million cases of the COVID-19 disease stretching from Morocco to Pakistan.

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Hamas tests rockets to warn Israel over annexation plan

The showcase launch of about 20 test rockets from the coastal Palestinian territory came as thousands of people in Gaza City answered Hamas ...

Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

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Greek FM visits seat Libya's pro-Haftar government

The surprise visit from the Greek offical is the latest sign of deepening ties between Athens and Haftar

Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal responsibility' in Libya

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Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal responsibility' in Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron accused fellow NATO member Turkey of "criminal responsibility" over its involvement in the Libyan conflict, in ...

Egypt eases restrictions despite surge in Covid-19 infections

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Egypt eases restrictions despite surge in Covid-19 infections

Egypt has lifted restrictions put in place to combat the coronavirus pandemic, despite a rise in infections.

Six migrants dead, dozens rescued off Libya coast: UN

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Six migrants dead, dozens rescued off Libya coast: UN

The UN said a woman gave birth and six migrants died aboard a rubber dinghy that was rescued off Libyan shores.

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Syria facing 'unprecedented' hunger crisis amid coronavirus outbreak: UN

The United Nations has warned that Covid-19 and the deteriorating economic situation in Syria could prove to be a cocktail of disaster for the people.

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Turkey and Greece discuss coronavirus despite ongoing tension

Turkish and Greek leaders discussed the potential of opening borders as well as the Covid-19 outbreak on Friday, in a rare call despite tensions.

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French archaeologist and husband charged over Mideast antique trafficking

The couple are suspected of taking advantage of the instability that followed the Arab Spring in the early 2011 to loot ancient relics.

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Students, faculty at risk in crisis-hit AUB

With students struggling to pay fees and plans to dismiss up to 25% of its workforce, AUB has never edged closer to collapse.

Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

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Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

Rome and Tripoli are reworking a 2017 memorandum on migration.

Giorgio Cafiero

An Egyptian-Turkish war in Libya?

Comment: Recent geopolitical and on-the-ground developments have ignited concerns over the prospect of an Egyptian-Turkish military ...

France wants discussion 'without taboos' on EU-Turkey ties

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France wants discussion 'without taboos' on EU-Turkey ties

The EU must 'defend its own interests' and reconsiders its relationship with Turkey, Le Drian said, who France accuses of playing a 'dangerous ...

EU diplomatic chief visits Greek-Turkish border

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EU diplomatic chief visits Greek-Turkish border

Athens accuses Turkey of encouraging and even assisting migrants and asylum seekers in their bid to reach European shores.

As annexation looms, no one will hold Israel accountable

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As annexation looms, no one will hold Israel accountable

Analysis: A lack of political will in the international community will allow Israeli annexation to proceed with impunity.

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