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Israel and the US met virtually for strategic talks, where differences have emerged over a possible new nuclear deal with Iran.

During a two-day visit to Israel, the US defence secretary was quick to reinforce Washington's close relationship with Israel amid tensions with Iran.

Pentagon chief to visit Israel amid Iran talks

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Pentagon chief to visit Israel amid Iran talks

The visit of the highest ranked member of the Biden administration to Israel comes as Washington tries to return to Iran's nuclear deal, a deal opposed by Tel Aviv.

Iran nuclear talks to reconvene next week following breakthrough

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Iran nuclear talks to reconvene next week following breakthrough

So far, the two sides have agreed to the establishment of working groups to monitor Iran's nuclear activities and US' lifting of sanctions.

Suspicion falls on Israel after Iran ship blast

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Suspicion falls on Israel after Iran ship blast

US media reported Israel had struck an Iranian ship in the Red Sea.

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Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

When an important Iranian ship off the coast of Yemen was attacked this week, it marked an escalation in the Middle East's shadow war.

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UN urges 'maximum restraint' after blast hits Iran ship

The UN called for "maximum restraint" in the Middle East after an explosion on an Iranian ship in the Red Sea.

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Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches

The Lebanon Diving Center detail their efforts on cleaning up South Lebanon's tainted shoreline following a massive oil spill off the coast of ...

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Iran state TV acknowledges ship attacked in Red Sea

A cargo ship in the Red Sea, thought to be used by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, has been attacked, with Israel being the ...

Iran faces fourth Covid wave following Nowruz holiday

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Iran faces fourth Covid wave following Nowruz holiday

Iran is braced for a fourth coronavirus wave after millions of people travelled across the country for new years celebrations despite ...

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Saudi-led coalition strikes booby-trapped Houthi boat in Red Sea

The Saudi-led coalition said it had thwarted an 'imminent' attack by the Sanaa-based Houthi group.

Experts examine bottom of ship stuck in Suez

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Experts examine bottom of ship stuck in Suez

Divers are taking a look at the underside of the massive ship that blocked the Suez Canal last week.

In stark warning, Egypt leader says Nile water ‘untouchable'

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In stark warning, Egypt leader says Nile water ‘untouchable'

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has warned Ethiopia not to take Egypt’s share of the Nile water when building the giant Renaissance Dam.

Egypt's Sisi promises investment to avoid another Suez closure

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Egypt's Sisi promises investment to avoid another Suez closure

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pledged investment to avoid any repetition of the Suez Canal's closure.

Israel reopens Egypt crossing for first time since pandemic

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Israel reopens Egypt crossing for first time since pandemic

From Tuesday through April 12, 300 Israelis will be allowed through Taba on the Red Sea each day.

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With ship now freed, probe into Suez blockage begins

Stuck for days across the canal, the ship's middle rose and fell with the tide, bending up and down under the tremendous weight of some 20,000 containers across its length.

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Iran offers alternative shipping route after Suez blockage

Iran has put forward an alternative route for transporting oil and goods, after the Suez Canal was blocked for a week.

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Joy as megaship refloated, Suez Canal traffic resumes

After six days stuck, blocking the Suez canal, the cargo ship MV Ever Given was eventually freed and the canal reopened to traffic.

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Suez ship 'drew genitals' in water before getting stuck

Vesselfinder.com spokesperson Mihail Mitev confirmed to VICE News that the ship tracking data was accurate.

Two tugboats speed to Egypt's Suez Canal

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Two tugboats speed to Egypt's Suez Canal

The Dutch-flagged Alp Guard and the Italian-flagged Carlo Magno tugboats arrived at the Suez canal to help the tugboats already there to free ...

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Suez chief cites possible 'human error' in ship grounding

Osama Rabie, head of the Suez Canal Authority, told reporters that the ship could've been blocked due to human and technical error.

Strong wind 'not main reason' for Suez ship grounding

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Strong wind 'not main reason' for Suez ship grounding

The head of Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority, Osama Rabie, has ruled out strong wind as the main cause for the grounding of the giant Ever Given ...

Ships stuck in Suez 'at risk of piracy': reports

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Ships stuck in Suez 'at risk of piracy': reports

Many ships waiting in the currently blocked Suez Canal are worried about risks of piracy and security.

Megaship blocking Suez Canal may be refloated Saturday: owner

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Megaship blocking Suez Canal may be refloated Saturday: owner

The Japanese owner of the Ever Given megaship which is blocking the Suez Canal said it may be refloated Saturday, as work continued to free it.

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