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The budget for the US military will see a small increase in its budget, a change from the large increases made by the previous president.

Turkey summoned the Italian ambassador to Ankara to protest remarks made by the European country's prime minister on Thursday.

Italian PM calls Turkey's Erdogan 'dictator' following sofagate scandal

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Italian PM calls Turkey's Erdogan 'dictator' following sofagate scandal

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi called Turkey's President Recep Tayyib Erdogan a dictator amid tensions over the so-called 'sofagate' scandal.

UN chief to South Sudan: progress before <em>arms</em> assessment

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UN chief to South Sudan: progress before arms assessment

The UN Secretary-General has outlined 'three key benchmarks' ahead of May's assessment of the South Sudan arms embargo.

Turkey rejects 'sofagate' criticism as 'unfair', blames EU

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Turkey rejects 'sofagate' criticism as 'unfair', blames EU

Turkish president Erdogan has come under fire for a seating mishap during his recent meeting with the EU. Now, his foreign minister, Mevlut ...

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

Syrian state media reported Damascus responded to "Israeli aggression".

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The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

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Turkey's chair snub riles EU chief

Ursula von der Leyen was left standing when she was denied a seat at a meeting with President Erdogan and the European Council president.

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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 main suspect.

Iran nuclear deal talks get off to good start

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Iran nuclear deal talks get off to good start

Iran, Russia and the US reacted positively to a first day of talks aimed at rescuing an international agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme.

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Biden administration says torture-accused Egypt ex-PM 'had diplomatic immunity'

Plaintiff Mohamed Soltan said the US State Department has 'erred in its interpretation of the law'.

Death toll from fighting Darfur rises to 50

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Death toll from fighting Darfur rises to 50

50 people have been killed in four days of violence in Sudan's Darfur.

US joins talks aimed at salvaging Iran nuclear deal

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US joins talks aimed at salvaging Iran nuclear deal

US President Joe Biden has said he is ready to return to the 2015 agreement, which was supposed to ensure that Iran never developed a military ...

EU calls for foreign fighters to leave Libya

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EU calls for foreign fighters to leave Libya

Praising the formation of Libya's new unity government, EU Council President Charles Michel has called for all foreign fighters to leave the ...

Distribution of 'misleading pro-Israel' textbooks paused in UK

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Distribution of 'misleading pro-Israel' textbooks paused in UK

The GCSE textbooks were 'dangerously misleading', a report found.

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Covid overwhelms ICUs in Syrian capital

As the virus rages in Syria, hospitals in Damascus are now so overwhelmed that Covid-19 patients are being transferred outside the city for treatment.

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US lifts Trump sanctions on Hague prosecutor, seeking cooperation

The US will lift sanctions on ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, previously imposed by the Trump administration.

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Shadow of murderous brothers hangs over Libyan town

More than 100 bodies have been exhumed from mass graves in Tarhuna, with dozens more missing and presumed dead.

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'Decolonising' Kew isn't 'woke', it's the seed of progress

Comment: As one of Britain's few black horticulturists, I'm glad to see Kew initiate conversations about how Britain's imperial past impacts our ...

Yemen receives first coronavirus vaccines: UN

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Yemen receives first coronavirus vaccines: UN

Yemen will receive its first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from the UN, as the country struggles under the weight of infections.

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Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

The civilian death toll in the Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters passed 520.

How Russia swooped Syria's hydrocarbon share in Eastern Mediterranean

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How Russia swooped Syria's hydrocarbon share in Eastern Mediterranean

An investigation by The New Arab’s sister site Al-Araby Al-Jadeed delves into Soyuzneftegaz's operations in Syria, its questionable credentials, ...

Banned antipersonnel landmines transferred to Libya from Russia: HRW

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Banned antipersonnel landmines transferred to Libya from Russia: HRW

Human Rights Watch has expressed concern that Russia could have transferred anti-personnel mines to rogue General Haftar's forces in Libya

US blocks Iraq militia websites following Baghdad parade

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US blocks Iraq militia websites following Baghdad parade

The US Department of Justice has blocked two websites belonging to the pro-Iran Iraqi militia Kataib Hezbollah, following a parade by an ...

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