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Diplomats: UN Lebanon envoy to head Libya mission

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Diplomats: UN Lebanon envoy to head Libya mission

Diplomats say the former Slovak foreign minister will replace Ghassan Salame in the post, which has been vacant for nearly a year.

Islamic State's resurgence is Syria is going unnoticed

Sam Hamad

Islamic State's resurgence is Syria is going unnoticed

Comment: The root causes of Islamic State in Syria were never adequately addressed, and now, as the world is distracted, a resurgence seems ...

Turkey urges dialogue with US after missile sanctions

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Turkey urges dialogue with US after missile sanctions

Turkey's defence minister told foreign reporters in Ankara that Turkey was in discussions to receive a second batch of the advanced S-400 ...

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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.

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Erdogan says wants EU ties 'back on track'

Erdogan said he wanted to improve relations with the European Union and hoped the bloc will follow too.

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Turkey invites Greece to maritime dispute talks

Turkey's top diplomat requested that Greece "hold the first meeting in January", while Athens said it had received no official invitation but ...

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Albania rescues Syrian refugees heading for Italy by boat

Sixteen people were hospitalised after their boat was stuck due to bad weather.

World leaders are appalled by storming of US Capitol

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World leaders are appalled by storming of US Capitol

World leaders condemned the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.

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UN calls on 'monitors' to oversee Libya ceasefire

The United Nations has called on regional 'monitors' to observe the fragile ceasefire between the GNA and Khalifa Haftar's forces.

Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

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Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

While the EU tariff- and quota-free trade deal averted potential business chaos in the immediate future, the divorce will play out in many ...

Egyptian delegation meets GNA officials in Tripoli

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Egyptian delegation meets GNA officials in Tripoli

The visit by the high-level Egyptian delegation was the first of its kind since 2014.

Russia, Turkey to develop military ties despite US sanctions

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Russia, Turkey to develop military ties despite US sanctions

Moscow and Ankara's military cooperation would not be deterred by US sanctions on Turkey, Russia's FM said.

Turkish Defence Minister and delegation arrives in Libya

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Turkish Defence Minister and delegation arrives in Libya

The Turkish group arrived in Libya following the passing of a law to continue deployment of Turkish troops for an additional 18 months.

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At least 4 dead in Kabul explosions targeting police

Four others were wounded in the blasts in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday morning.

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Libya's Haftar urges troops 'drive out' Turkish forces

Khalifa Haftar has called on his fighters to 'drive out' Turkish forces backing Libya's UN-recognised government

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Libyans mark independence day amid high security in Tripoli

Government of National Accord chief Fayez al-Sarraj attended the ceremony marking the 69th anniversary of Libya's independence.

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Turkey bolsters influence across North Africa's Maghreb

Turkish imports to the Maghreb region have risen sharply, especially "Made in Turkey" textiles.

UN: Mladenov turns down offer to lead UN mission

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UN: Mladenov turns down offer to lead UN mission

Nickolay Mladenov, who will be stepping down as Middle East peace envoy, has decided not to replace Ghassan Salame as head of UN mission in ...

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 ...

Israel and the UAE capitalise as Trump era ends

Nour Odeh

Israel and the UAE capitalise as Trump era ends

Analysis: Fearing a reversal of policies under the Biden administration, Israel and the UAE are exploiting the last days of Trump's presidency ...

Rockets hit US base in Afghanistan, no casualties reported

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Rockets hit US base in Afghanistan, no casualties reported

There were no casualties in the rocket attack on the US base.

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.

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