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Azerbaijan accused Armenia of conducting a deadly missile strike near Nagorno-Karabakh.

Less than an hour after the third ceasefire went into effect, the warring sides of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflicts accused each other of 'gross violations'.

Turkish Cypriots elect pro-Erdogan presidential candidate

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Turkish Cypriots elect pro-Erdogan presidential candidate

Ersin Tatar, a right-wing candidate favoured by Turkish President Erdogan, has narrowly won presidential elections in the unrecognised Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader amid EastMed tensions

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Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader amid EastMed tensions

North Cyprus on Sunday is holding a presidential vote for a new leader amid heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean.

Israeli forces secretly destroyed two Syrian regime Golan outposts

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Israeli forces secretly destroyed two Syrian regime Golan outposts

Israeli forces secretly crossed a ceasefire line with Syria and destroyed two Syrian regime military outposts near the Golan Heights last month, ...

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Akinci to face Erdogan-backed rival in Turkish Cypriot election

Pro-reunification moderate Mustafa Akinci will face Ankara-backed nationalist Ersin Tatar in the race for the Turkish Cypriot presidency, which will likely determine the future of the island

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Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader amid Mediterranean tensions

The election in the breakaway TRNC that is recognised only by Ankara.

Paul McLoughlin

Three humanitarian workers injured in Syria's Al-Bab blast

Three humanitarian workers were injured in Tuesday's Al-Bab bombing, which left at least 18 people dead.

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Turkey, Iran deploy 'game-changing' drones in north Iraq

Drone use has expanded dramatically in northern Iraq since Turkey launched a new assault in June, analysts and residents say.

Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

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Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

Omid Tootian, whose songs are critical of the Iranian regime, fears a return to the TRNC may lead Turkish authorities to repatriate him to Iran.

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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 ...

UN official warns of escalating foreign power-fuelled Libyan war

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UN official warns of escalating foreign power-fuelled Libyan war

The UN's acting special envoy to Libya has warned of foreign-backed escalation on both sides of the Libyan conflict.

Egypt constructing steel wall along Gaza border: reports

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Egypt constructing steel wall along Gaza border: reports

Eyewitnesses say a 7-metre high steel wall is being constructed along Egypt's border with Gaza.

Syrians appeal to Jordan to save five pregnant women

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Syrians appeal to Jordan to save five pregnant women

Five pregnant women are stranded on the Jordan border and in urgent need for C-section operations.

Russia and Turkey restrict Idlib patrols over security threats

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Russia and Turkey restrict Idlib patrols over security threats

Turkish and Russian troops have been patrolling the M4 area of Idlib, following a ceasefire agreement.

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US hails release of citizens in Iran and Lebanon

The US hailed the release of jailed citizens in Iran and Lebanon.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai, Arash Yousufi and Qusay Noor

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Chaotic scenes of families choking over plumes of tear gas, and grizzly images of the death of one Syrian refugee have brought the plight of ...

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Protests erupt over 'politically-motivated' closure of Cypriot crossings

Police clashed with dozens of protesters in Nicosia after crossing points were closed along the UN-recognised buffer zone.

Charlie Hoyle

The rise and fall of the South Lebanon Army

The return to Lebanon of Amer Fakhoury has reopened old wounds, casting light once again on the brutal legacy of the South Lebanon Army during ...

US offers Turkey aid over Syria stance

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US offers Turkey aid over Syria stance

The United States pointman on Syria, James Jeffrey, said the White House was considering sanctions to address the situation in Syria.

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Turkey retaliates against Syrian regime attack in Idlib

Turkey hit over 54 targets in retaliatory strikes after Syrian regime shelling killed Turkish soldiers and civilian contractors.

Turkish soldiers killed in deadly Idlib confrontation

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Turkish soldiers killed in deadly Idlib confrontation

Turkey and Syria have traded fire in Idlib, in one of the deadliest confrontations between the two sides since Turkish troops entered the ...

White Helmet volunteer among civilians killed in Idlib airstrikes

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White Helmet volunteer among civilians killed in Idlib airstrikes

A civilian defence force volunteer was killed and two others injured, as Syrian regime forces and their Russian allies edge closer to their ...

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

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The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top 10 stories ...

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