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The UAE has been sending weapons to aid Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar in his failing campaign to take Tripoli.

Ankara has denied accusations it is already involved in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia but has said it will send military support if Baku requests it.

Macron and Turkey spar over Karabakh conflict

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Macron and Turkey spar over Karabakh conflict

French President Emmanuel Macron condemned Turkey's statements backing Azerbaijan as armed conflict with Armenia over the region of Nagorny Karabakh escalated.

Nasrallah denies Netanyahu's claims on 'secret' Hezbollah weapons depot

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Nasrallah denies Netanyahu's claims on 'secret' Hezbollah weapons depot

Lebanon's Hezbollah has denied claims by Israel's prime minister that accused the movement of manufacturing weapons next to a "gas station" in ...

Iraqis outraged over insecurity after 7 killed in attack

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Iraqis outraged over insecurity after 7 killed in attack

Iraqis slammed insecurity in the country on Tuesday as mourners buried five children and two women killed by a wayward rocket targeting US ...

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Assad’s cousin accuses regime figures of robbing Syrian people

Bashar al-Assad’s estranged cousin Rami Makhlouf, who fell out with the regime in 2019, has accused figures close to the Syrian dictator of stealing money earmarked for the country's poorest.

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Iraq to establish special force to protect Green Zone

Baghdad is reportedly planning to set up a special force to protect foreign missions in the capital amid fears of a major attack on the US ...

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Trump administration considers imposing new Iran sanctions

The Trump administration is considering imposing new sanctions on Iran to isolate its economy 'from the world'.

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Kremlin urges Turkey to work for ceasefire in Karabakh

Moscow's appeal came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday demanded Armenia put an end to its "occupation" of Nagorny Karabakh ...

Khashoggi's Arab pro-democracy activist group set to launch

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Khashoggi's Arab pro-democracy activist group set to launch

Jamal Khashoggi's dream of establishing a pro-democracy movement for the Arab world has finally been realised.

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A year after unprecedented Iraq protests, what has changed?

The nationwide demonstrations which broke out on October 1, 2019 spiralled into a decentralised movement slamming unemployment, poor public ...

Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long bloody rivalry

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Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long bloody rivalry

A summary of the key issues surrounding Armenia and Azerbaijan's conflict over Nagorny Karabakh.

Algerian lawyers announce strike for right to counsel

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Algerian lawyers announce strike for right to counsel

The strikes come amid a growing clampdown on repression in the North African nation, a year and a half since longtime president Abdelaziz ...

Trump's team accused of deterring black Americans from voting

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Trump's team accused of deterring black Americans from voting

Donald Trump's digital campaign team tried to dissuade millions of African Americans from voting in the 2016 US presidential election, Britain's ...

Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

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Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

Comment: Qatar has reiterated its steadfast commitment to the Arab Peace Initiative, despite Washington's push for normalisation, writes Giorgio ...

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Civilians killed in rocket fire near Baghdad airport

Three Iraqi children and two women from the same family were killed Monday when a rocket targeting Baghdad airport, where US troops are stationed, fell instead on their home.

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US ambassador meets senior Iraqi official amid growing tension

The US is mulloing closing its embassy in Baghdad due to continued rocket attacks

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Khamenei aide Hossein Dehghan announces bid for Iran presidency

Former Iranian defence minister Hossein Dehghan will be running for Iranian elections to take place in the summer of 2021.

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3 dead in rocket attack near Baghdad airport

A rocket attack near Baghdad airport killed at least three people on Monday, authorities said.

Blasts target US convoy in southern Iraq

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Blasts target US convoy in southern Iraq

A convoy transporting military equipment was hit by an IED on Sunday in Iraq's southern province of Dhi Qar.

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Athens demands Turkey probe Greek flag vandalism

Greece has been angered by the vandalism of its national flag by suspected Turkish tourists.

Turkey demands Armenia 'ends its occupation of Azerbaijan'

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Turkey demands Armenia 'ends its occupation of Azerbaijan'

Turkey's defense minister reiterates country's support to Azerbaijan after fresh clashes in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Qatar Airways gets $2.0 bln aid after huge loss

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Qatar Airways gets $2.0 bln aid after huge loss

Qatar Airways said it received $2.0 billion in state aid to weather the coronavirus crisis, as it posted huge annual losses after enduring one ...

Iran to declare Bahrain and UAE 'enemy states'

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Iran to declare Bahrain and UAE 'enemy states'

General Bagheri's comments escalate the rhetoric of Iranian officials, who warned Bahrain's deal made it a partner to Israel’s "crimes" and ...

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