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France views Turkey's foreign policy stance as a threat to its own economic and geopolitical interests.

China's Xi Jinping also committed $2 billion to global Covid-19 response efforts.

Jordanian court rules against cancelling gas deal with Israel

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Jordanian court rules against cancelling gas deal with Israel

Jordan's constitutional court ruled against cancelling the kingdom's controversial natural gas deal with Israel.

Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

This week we focus on the response to an uptick in Houthi violence, the release of hundreds of prisoners, and more.

Saudi-Russia oil price deal a test of US leverage

Courtney Freer

Saudi-Russia oil price deal a test of US leverage

Comment: Much is at stake for Trump's domestic and international reputation in brokering the global energy pricing war, writes Courtney Freer.

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Houthi shelling kills women inmates at Yemen's Taiz prison

Houthi shelling on a prison in Taiz killed at least five women and a child on Saturday, local reports confirmed.

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Houthis strike Marib oil facility despite UN ceasefire efforts

A state-owned oil facility in Yemen's eastern Marib region was struck by Houthis on Saturday, despite the rebels 'responding positively' to UN ...

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Iran-Turkey gas tap closes after 'terror' attack on pipeline

The flow of natural Iranian gas to Turkey has been halted after an attack by 'terrorists', reports confirmed on Tuesday.

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Iran refuses coronavirus help from 'foreign' MSF

Iran has rescinded its invitation to Doctors Without Borders to build hospitals in the country to help with the coronavirus epidemic after the ...

Thousands attend Iran Guards funeral despite coronavirus outbreak

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Thousands attend Iran Guards funeral despite coronavirus outbreak

The funeral of a senior leader of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in Tehran sparked widespread criticism on Monday after thousands of mourners ...

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EU to provide coronavirus aid to Iran

Sanctions-hit Iran is struggling to cope with a major coronavirus epidemic.

Oil price war: Why Russia left the OPEC+ regime

Rauf Mammadov

Oil price war: Why Russia left the OPEC+ regime

Some experts believe Russia decided to ratchet up its oil output to finish off the US shale industry. But is there more to it?

Putin may meet Erdogan next week as tensions soar

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Putin may meet Erdogan next week as tensions soar

Russian President Putin and Turkish President Erdogan may meet in Moscow next week, Putin’s spokesman said, as tensions between the countries ...

Senior Egyptian officer among dead in Sinai bombing

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Senior Egyptian officer among dead in Sinai bombing

An Islamic State group affiliate is suspected of involvement in the attack.

Egyptian authorities kill 'IS-affiliated militants' in restive Sinai region

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Egyptian authorities kill 'IS-affiliated militants' in restive Sinai region

Egyptian security forces killed 17 suspected IS militants, as the state's campaign against an insurgency in the Sinai nears its two year ...

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Libya oil losses surpass $1.3 billion: National Oil Corporation

Libya's National Oil Corporation has revealed the extent of damage inflicted to the key industry by ongoing conflict.

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Libyan refinery closes amid Haftar's blockade on oil facilities

Libya's National Oil Corporation announced the closure of a refinery as the oil-rich country's production continues to take a hit from the ...

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Erdogan ally says Turkey should prepare to invade Damascus

Devlet Bahceli called on Turkey to review its ties with Russia and prepare to take Damascus after the Syrian regime attacked Turkish military ...

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Sinai militants kill and wound seven Egyptian soldiers

Militants killed and wounded seven Egyptian soldiers in restive North Sinai on Sunday, Egypt's military said.

Suspected IS militants shoot dead five Egyptian conscripts

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Suspected IS militants shoot dead five Egyptian conscripts

Unknown militants believed to be affiliated to the Islamic State group have killed five Egyptian conscript soldiers in central Sinai

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Militants blow up Sinai gas pipeline: Egyptian officials

Security officials in Egypt said suspected Islamic militants on Sunday blew up a natural gas pipeline in the restive norther part of ...

US to release Israel-Palestine peace plan details 'within days'

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US to release Israel-Palestine peace plan details 'within days'

Israeli leaders Netanyahu and Gantz are set to visit Washington in February to discuss details of the long-awaited 'Deal of the Century'.

Jordan MPs vote to ban 'shameful' Israeli gas imports

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Jordan MPs vote to ban 'shameful' Israeli gas imports

After a popular uprising against the unpopular deal, Jordan's parliament has voted in favour of banning gas imports from Israel.

Jordanians renew mass protests against gas deal with Israel

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Jordanians renew mass protests against gas deal with Israel

Jordanians took to the streets on Friday to protest the country’s gas imports from Israel, as part of a public backlash against normalising ...

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