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President Erdogan said the Italian premier’s remarks would undermine Turkish-Italian ties.

Comment: To begin healing in Iraq and Syria, we must find new strategies of acceptance that fight dehumanisation and radicalisation, writes Judit Neurink.

Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

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Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

An Iraqi child was injured when another of the rockets landed in a nearby village.

Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

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Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

There has been a sharp increase in civilian deaths in Afghanistan compared to numbers in 2020, UNAMA found. It comes as Biden revealed his ...

Oman imposes night-time Ramadan lockdown as Covid-19 cases surge

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Oman imposes night-time Ramadan lockdown as Covid-19 cases surge

Oman has imposed a night-time partial lockdown throughout Ramadan as coronavirus cases increase at a worrying rate.

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US cancels Black Sea deployment of two warships: Turkey

There was no confirmation from Washington either of the planned deployments or of their cancellation.

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Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

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Kuwait detains former PM, ex-interior minister on corruption charges

The former PM and interior minister of Kuwait are reportedly being detained as part of a corruption case concerning the use of ...

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Turkey frees journalist Altan after ECHR ruling

Ahmet Altan was released from the Silivri prison on Istanbul's western outskirts a few hours after the verdict was announced ...

Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

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Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

US President Joe Biden is naming September 11 as the deadline by which the last US soldiers will have finally departed ...

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Syrian regime soldiers killed in attacks in Daraa, Idlib

Two Syrian regime soldiers were killed in an attack in the southern province of Daraa, while opposition forces ambushed a regime ...

Lawmakers urge Biden to end Saudi blockade on Yemen

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Lawmakers urge Biden to end Saudi blockade on Yemen

US lawmakers have signed a letter to President Biden calling for an end to Saudi Arabia's blockade on Houthi-held territory in Yemen, which has ...

Iran's supreme leader: Vienna offers 'not worth looking at’

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Iran's supreme leader: Vienna offers 'not worth looking at’

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has dismissed offers made at recent talks in Vienna between Iran and major world powers.

Libyan army accuses Egypt of sending weapons to Haftar

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Libyan army accuses Egypt of sending weapons to Haftar

A Libyan army spokesperson has accused Egypt of sending two planes loaded with ammunition to rogue General Khalifa Haftar, under the ...

Iraqi-Kurds dismiss reports of 'attack on Israeli Mossad'

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Iraqi-Kurds dismiss reports of 'attack on Israeli Mossad'

Kurdish authorities in northern Iraq have denied reports of an Israeli intelligence foothold in the region.

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Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Analysis: Amid new geopolitical shifts and realignments in the region, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan appear to be pursuing a reset in relations.

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Libya releases 'one of world’s most wanted human traffickers'

Abd Al-Rahman Milad was released from prison after being accused of direct involvement in the sinking of migrant boats.

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Egypt frees journalist couple

Egypt has released two journalists who have been help in prison for 18 months on charges of belonging to a terrorist group.

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UAE to send rover to the Moon in 2022

A UAE based space exploration company has announced that it will send an unmanned rover to the moon next year.

Al Araby journalist considers leaving Spain after 'Mossad interrogation'

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Al Araby journalist considers leaving Spain after 'Mossad interrogation'

A Palestinian journalist who claims he was interrogated by Mossad in Madrid told The New Arab's Arabic-language service that ...

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Europe powers express 'grave concern' over Iran enrichment move

Iran’s announcement that they will increase uranium enrichment to 60 precent has worried European nations, who are trying to restart ...

UK blocks bid to limit prosecution period for soldiers

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UK blocks bid to limit prosecution period for soldiers

Former NATO Secretary George Robertson said the bill would have 'undermined some of the most basic legal standards for which ...

Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

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Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

Jordan has announced that it will put on trial those accused of plotting to destabilise Jordan.

US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

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US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

David Hale has urged Lebanon’s leaders to form a government and help stabilise the crippled economy.

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