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Florida couple were finally able to return to the US after being stuck in Gaza due to Covid-19.

In Iraq, where weapons are stored in urban centres and unexploded bombs litter border areas, fears of a catastrophe are acute.

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Analysis: The pact between Athens and Cairo is part of a wider regional battle for influence in the Mediterranean.

EU to discuss Turkey-Greece tensions in Eastern Mediterranean

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EU to discuss Turkey-Greece tensions in Eastern Mediterranean

Ankara resumed gas exploration in the disputed Eastern Mediterranean this week after Athens signed a maritime borders agreement with rival Egypt.

UN council at odds over peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

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UN council at odds over peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

US Ambassador Kelly Craft stressed the need for a new mandate at a closed council meeting on the UN peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon.

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza over fire balloons

Israel said it carried out overnight strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip after incendiary balloons were launched across the border from the enclave.

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US health chief slams China over coronavirus

A US official renewed criticism of China's handling of the pandemic is likely to further stoke already fiery tensions between the United States ...

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Israel closes Gaza goods crossing over balloon attacks

Israel has closed its goods crossing with the besieged Gaza Strip after Hamas fired rockets into the Mediterranean.

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Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

An alleged Turkish drone attack killed two Iraqi officers in the north of the country on Tuesday, authorities said.

US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait <em>border</em> blast

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US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait border blast

An alleged blast that rocked the Iraq-Kuwait border is being investigated by the US military.

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Yemen investigates reports of ammonium nitrate at port

Following Tuesday's tragic explosion at Beirut port, authorities have launched an investigation into the alleged presence of ammonium nitrate in ...

Iraq removes 'highly dangerous' material from Baghdad airport

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Iraq removes 'highly dangerous' material from Baghdad airport

Highly dangerous material was relocated from Baghdad's International Airport to a military site on Sunday, Iraqi authorities said.

Iraqi-donated oil arrives in disaster-stricken Lebanon

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Iraqi-donated oil arrives in disaster-stricken Lebanon

Iraqi-donated oil has arrived in Lebanon after travelling through the Syrian border on Sunday.

France rescues 33 migrants heading for England

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France rescues 33 migrants heading for England

French maritime patrol say it acted "on several reports of small boats of migrants in difficulty in the straights" off Calais

Israel destroys own drone suspecting it came from Lebanese

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Israel destroys own drone suspecting it came from Lebanese

Israel shot down its own drone, thinking it had come from Lebanon.

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Gaza children return to school despite virus fears

Palestinian children in Gaza have returned to school on a reduced schedule after a five-month breakduring the Covid-19 outbreak

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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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UK angry at 'unacceptably high' Channel migrant numbers

British interior minister Priti Patel deplored the number of migrants crossing into the UK from France.

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Israeli army says downs drone arriving from Lebanon

The Israeli army shot down a drone that came from Lebanon amid heightened tensions between the two countries.

Libya slams Egypt-Turkey maritime deal

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Libya slams Egypt-Turkey maritime deal

Turkey's Foreign Ministry also slammed the 'so-called agreement' between Egypt and Greece.

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Iraq to list hazardous materials after Beirut blast

An emergency committee says it will complete an inventory of all hazardous materials at ports and airports within 72 hours.

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

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Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

Benjamin Netanyahu says he instructed his National Security Council to make contact with UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov "in order to ...

Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

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Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

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