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Greece and Turkey will bow to EU and NATO pressure on Monday and hold the first direct talks over their explosive eastern Mediterranean standoff in four years.

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a new court filing.

US charges Indonesian extremist in 2002 Bali bombings

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US charges Indonesian extremist in 2002 Bali bombings

US military prosecutors filed charges against an Indonesian Islamic extremist and two others in the 2002 Bali bombings and 2003 Jakarta attacks.

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake

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Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake

At least 46 people were killed when an earthquake hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Friday.

Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

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Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

The Revolutionary Guards launched the missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean.

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Scottish court upholds Lockerbie bomber's conviction

The Lockerbie bombing is alleged to be a retaliation for the downing of an Iranian passenger jet by a US Navy missile in July 1988 that killed 290 people.

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Iran tests missiles under 'watch' of US nuclear sub

Helicopter footage of the exercise released by Iran’s navy showed what resembled an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine.

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Iran holds missile drill in Gulf of Oman

Iran unveiled two new domestically made warships in the two-day drill, the missile-launching Zereh and the Makran, the country's largest ...

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Indonesia recovers first black box from crashed plane

Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said a box had been found after a plane plunged about 10,000 feet in less than a minute before ...

Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

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Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

Indonesian divers returned to a wreckage-littered seabed off Jakarta hunting for black boxes that will likely be key to unlocking the mystery of ...

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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 ...

Iran holds naval parade in the Persian Gulf

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Iran holds naval parade in the Persian Gulf

The parade was held near where Iranian forces seized two US navy boats in 2016.

Iran says South Korea holding its $7b funds 'hostage'

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Iran says South Korea holding its $7b funds 'hostage'

Iran's seizure of a South Korean tanker has caused a diplomatic crisis in the region.

Iran Guards seize South Korean tanker amid US tensions

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Iran Guards seize South Korean tanker amid US tensions

Iran said Monday its Revolutionary Guards had seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters for breaking "environmental laws", at a time ...

Iran army announces large-scale drone drill

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Iran army announces large-scale drone drill

Iran's state news agency said that hundreds of army drones will undertake "combat, surveillance, reconnaissance, and electronic warfare" in ...

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Iran Revolutionary Guards seize South Korean-flagged tanker

The apparent seizure of the South Korean-flagged Hankuk Chemi and the arrest of crew members comes as Tehran has reportedly started a process to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity.

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Iran Guards vow response to 'any action' amid tensions

Salami was speaking on the eve of the first anniversary of the US killing of top Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani in a Baghdad drone ...

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Iraq experts working to defuse mine on oil tanker

Iraq's naval forces were making "a great effort to accomplish the mission" safely, said Iraq's Security Media Cell, which is affiliated with the ...

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US aircraft carrier to leave Mideast amid Iran tension

The decision to send the USS Nimitz home could reflect a lack of consensus on whether Iran poses a heightened threat to strike during Trump's ...

'Suspicious object' found on oil tanker off Iraq

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'Suspicious object' found on oil tanker off Iraq

Sailors feared the discovery of a limpet mine on the MT Pola, involved in transferring oil to a vessel owned by a shipping company traded in the ...

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US bomber mission over Gulf cautions Iran

America flew bombers over the Gulf in an effort to warn Iran against attacking the US.

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard lands in Israel

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Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard lands in Israel

Jonathan Pollard is an American that was jailed in the US in 1985 for giving away classified documents to Israel.

Iran warns Israel not to cross Gulf 'red lines'

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Iran warns Israel not to cross Gulf 'red lines'

Iran's foreign ministry said risks would be raised "high" if the Tehran's "red lines" are crossed, following media reports that an Israeli ...

Bodies of 20 migrants retrieved off Tunisia: ministry

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Bodies of 20 migrants retrieved off Tunisia: ministry

Five other migrants on board the capsized boat were rescued by the Tunisian coastguard.

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