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Lebanese, Israeli and US representatives are likely to attend a video conference to discuss the maritime dispute.

Pompeo urged Turkey, Greece and Cyprus to put a diplomatic end to the crisis over offshore natural resources.

Turkey sanctions on table for EU meeting, France says

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Turkey sanctions on table for EU meeting, France says

Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said he and his counterparts in other EU countries had already discussed "the range of reprisals we could take with regards to Turkey".

Macron arrives in Baghdad on first Iraq visit

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Macron arrives in Baghdad on first Iraq visit

Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Baghdad for talks with top-level Iraqi and Kurdish officials, the first head of state to visit the country since ...

Egypt and Ethiopia's Nile dam: Waiting for disaster?

Amr Salahi

Egypt and Ethiopia's Nile dam: Waiting for disaster?

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan are negotiating over the Grand Renaissance Dam again, but talks are shrouded by opacity and fears of drought and ...

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Pakistan's PM denies 'soured' relations with Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Khan reiterated Pakistan's friendship with the Kingdom.

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The Iraq Report: Diplomatic spat with Turkey intensifies

While Iraqi authorities continue to criticise Turkish military operations, their protestations of sovereignty have fallen on deaf ears.

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Israel's Lebanon aid offer unlikely to find a taker

Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut and killed ...

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AU reports Nile negotiations progress amid Egyptian criticism

The African Union has reported progress in negotiations regarding Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam amid heightened tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia ...

The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

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The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

Iraq has found itself caught in a delicate balancing act between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

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Egyptians outraged by mistranslated Ethiopian foreign minister Nile tweet

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has outraged Egyptians with a tweet declaring that 'the Nile is ours'.

Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long and volatile rivalry

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Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long and volatile rivalry

Armenia and Azerbaijan are two republics that have been locked in decades of fighting.

Clashes resume on Azerbaijan-Armenia border

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Clashes resume on Azerbaijan-Armenia border

At least 16 people on both sides have been killed since clashes erupted on Sunday between the ex-Soviet republics.

Nile dam talks resume as Egypt minister faces criticism

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Nile dam talks resume as Egypt minister faces criticism

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan resumed negotiations over the Great Renaissance Dam under African Union sponsorship, as Egyptians mocked the country's ...

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

Saudi Arabia's erasure of its Ottoman history will backfire

Comment: Saudi Arabia is distancing itself from its Ottoman past to fuel its rivalry with Turkey, whipping up jingoistic sentiments, and ...

Aakash Hassan

What India and China's border face-off means for Kashmir

India and China's deadliest clash in decades could have serious geopolitical implications.

Mel Plant

Hints of rapprochement between rivals Egypt and Turkey, explained

Behind-the-scenes talks indicate warming ties between longtime rivals Egypt and Turkey but Emirati influence over Cairo looks to hamper ...

Gasia Ohanes

The significance of Erdogan's Hagia Sophia conversion plan

As opposition parties call for early elections, Erdogan's critics say he is using Hagia Sophia to divert attention from economic turmoil ...

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Ethiopian general threatens military force to defend Nile dam

General Birhanu Jula, the deputy chief of Ethiopia’s army, said that Ethiopia will 'defend itself by force and will not negotiate over its right ...

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying

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India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying

Two officials at Pakistan's High Commission in New Delhi were being expelled for "espionage activities", India's foreign ministry said late ...

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Turkey will not allow 'fait accompli' on Greek border

Turkey and Greece are engaged in a border dispute after Athens complained to Ankara about a river that divides the two countries.

Foreign hands in Syria's war creating problems for Assad

Paul McLoughlin

Foreign hands in Syria's war creating problems for Assad

Foreign intervention has marked Syria's war. Now it could lead to Assad's downfall.

Egypt refers Ethiopia to UN over controversial Nile dam

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Egypt refers Ethiopia to UN over controversial Nile dam

Egypt has submitted a letter to the UN Security Council over Ethiopia’s ‘intolerable’ filling of the newly constructed Renaissance Dam, which ...

US oil rebounds after crash as stocks suffer losses

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US oil rebounds after crash as stocks suffer losses

US oil prices have bounced back after they crashed below $0 for a number of hours on Monday.

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