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A breach of the vessel would have disastrous results for Red Sea marine life and tens of thousands of impoverished people who depend on fishing for their livelihood.

The UN is holding talks on Yemen as a tanker on a Yemeni coast could rupture, causing disastrous consequences for Red Sea marine life.

Venezuela to open its first 'Iranian supermarket'

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Venezuela to open its first 'Iranian supermarket'

Venezuela is stocking its first Iranian supermarket, reports said, after a ship carrying food cargo entered Venezuelan waters.

Turkey slams EU mission to contain arms to Libya

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Turkey slams EU mission to contain arms to Libya

Turkey has criticised an EU operation aimed at halting arms shipments to Libya, following NATO's announcement of an investigation into a naval ...

France accuses Turkey of violating UN embargo on Libya

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France accuses Turkey of violating UN embargo on Libya

France has accused Turkey of repeatedly violating a UN arms embargo on warn-torn Libya.

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Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after Denmark banned arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition.

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Hand sanitiser shipment bound for Tunisia ‘pirated at sea’

A hand sanitiser shipment sent to Tunisia was pirated at sea, the North African country's trade minister said.

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Erdogan says two Turkish soldiers killed in Libya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed that two Turkish soldiers have died in Libya.

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Haftar forces kill 16 Turkish soldiers in Libya

A day after Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan said Ankara had lost 'several troops' deployed to assist the UN-recognised Tripoli ...

<em>Ship</em> captain arrested over weapons trafficking accusation to Libya

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Ship captain arrested over weapons trafficking accusation to Libya

A ship captain in Italy has been arrested on suspicion of helping to traffic weapons to war-torn Libya.

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Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

This week we focus on the escalation between Saudi forces and Yemen's tribal fighters, deadly coalition 'revenge' strikes and a prisoner swap.

Libya's GNA suspends ceasefire talks after Tripoli port attack

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Libya's GNA suspends ceasefire talks after Tripoli port attack

A missile attack targeting a Turkish ship in the port of Tripoli prompted Libya's internationally-recognised government to suspend ...

Belgian region halts arms sales to Saudi defence ministry

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Belgian region halts arms sales to Saudi defence ministry

The Minister-President of a Belgian region refused an export license to the Saudi air force over 'the Yemen drama'.

Lebanon questions Turkey on Libya-bound ship's weapons <em>cargo</em>

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Lebanon questions Turkey on Libya-bound ship's weapons cargo

Lebanon asked Turkey for details about a Lebanese flag's presence on a cargo ship that carried armoured vehicles to Libya ...

Turkish vessel spotted escorting 'military shipment' to Libya

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Turkish vessel spotted escorting 'military shipment' to Libya

The cargo ship Bana docked in Tripoli port on Wednesday, a French military source said.

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Filipino Catholics pray for Mideast peace in huge gathering

This year, widespread fears over the conflict between the US and Iran were highlighted during the Philippine's day long procession of the wooden Black Nazarene.

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Turkey's Erdogan makes surprise visit to Tunisia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a surprise visit to Tunisia to meet with his counterpart Kais Saied amid tensions over Ankara's ...

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Erdogan vows military support to Libya amid rising tensions

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to increase military aid to the internationally-recognised Libyan government, which is fighting ...

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Greek foreign minister visits east Libya amid Turkey tensions

Nikos Dendias landed briefly at Benghazi airport where he met the head of Libya's parallel eastern government Abdullah al-Thani and its foreign ...

Haftar's forces seize <em>ship</em> with Turkish crew, spokesman says

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Haftar's forces seize ship with Turkish crew, spokesman says

Turkey's parliament on Saturday approved a military and security cooperation deal with Libya's UN-recognise government.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Saudi-Emirati allies reunite after deadly fallout

This week we look at an end to Saudi-Emirati infighting in Aden, a risky prisoner transfer in Sanaa and pending cargo in Hodeida.

Iran says it could release UK-flagged tanker within days

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Iran says it could release UK-flagged tanker within days

Iran hinted that it could release "within days" a UK-flagged oil tanker it had seized in July in sensitive Gulf waters amid rising hostilities ...

Iran confirms formerly-detained tanker 'sold oil at planned destination'

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Iran confirms formerly-detained tanker 'sold oil at planned destination'

A tanker which was held in Gibraltar has reached its destination and sold the oil it was carrying.

Satellite images show Iranian tanker photographed off Syrian port

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Satellite images show Iranian tanker photographed off Syrian port

A formerly detained Iranian oil tanker that triggered a dispute between Tehran and western powers docked at the Syrian port of Tartous, ...

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