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Harsh weather is said to be hampering rescue efforts to find six other seamen from the Palau-flagged vessel still unaccounted for. Five have so far been rescued.

The award-winning NGO will produce millions of pieces of personal protective equipment to protect volunteers, healthcare workers and displaced Syrians from Covid-19.

Scottish judges to rule on posthumous Lockerbie appeal

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Scottish judges to rule on posthumous Lockerbie appeal

The family of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer, have battled for years to bring the case and clear his name.

Five civilians killed in Algeria bomb blast: ministry

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Five civilians killed in Algeria bomb blast: ministry

Five civilians in eastern Algeria were killed by a homemade roadside bomb.

Israel to push Biden to limit criticism of UAE

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Israel to push Biden to limit criticism of UAE

Israel is lobbying the incoming Biden administration to limit US criticism of the Gulf’s human rights record and military actions in Yemen.

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Turkey urges dialogue with US after missile sanctions

Turkey's defence minister told foreign reporters in Ankara that Turkey was in discussions to receive a second batch of the advanced S-400 missiles from Russia, which compete with US Patriots

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France deploys carrier to eastern Mediterranean in 'anti-IS operation'

France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier was deployed to the eastern Mediterranean, Paris confirmed.

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Senior Turkish adviser lashes out at 'absurd' UAE conditions

Yassin Aktay, an adviser for the ruling Turkish Justice and Development Party (AKP), slammed recent comments by the UAE's Minister of Sate for ...

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Egyptian TikTokers acquitted of 'violating family values'

Two Egyptian bloggers and TikTokers have been acquitted of 'violating family values' following a campaign to free them.

Ghosn meeting with French investigators postponed: lawyers

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Ghosn meeting with French investigators postponed: lawyers

French and Lebanese investigative judges as well as the defence lawyers postponed a meeting with Carlos Ghosn

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One person killed as explosions target Baghdad alcohol store

Two explosions targeting a liquor store in Baghdad killed at least one person and injured another, local news reported.

Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

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Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

The US moved to designate Yemen's Houthis as a terror organisation on Sunday, in a last minute Trump administration move that will only be ...

IS attack kills 7 regime loyalists in east Syria

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IS attack kills 7 regime loyalists in east Syria

The attack came as the militia fighters were sweeping the town of Al-Shola for jihadist remnants, according to the monitor.

Former Algeria premiers back on trial for corruption

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Former Algeria premiers back on trial for corruption

The new proceedings in the capital Algiers come after the supreme court in November accepted a defence appeal.

Spain FM calls for easing of tensions with Turkey

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Spain FM calls for easing of tensions with Turkey

Spanish ministers have revealed that diplomatic relations with Turkey are improving.

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US flies two B-52 bombers to Middle East

Concerned that an attack could occur on the anniversary of Soleimani’s death, the US sends two B-52 bombers to the Arabian peninsula in a show of force.

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Israel's Netanyahu, US treasury secretary condemn Capitol violence

Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the recent violence in the US Capitol as he met with Steve Mnuchin after his trip to Sudan.

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression' in south: state media

Syrian state media has said that it confront an Israeli attack that targeted several positions south of Damascus.

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Trump says term is ending, transition will be orderly

In a statement released on his aides Twitter account, Trump has said that there will be an orderly transition of power.

Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

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Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even ...

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What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

Analysis: With Haftar's allies divided, questions loom about the LNA leader's future role in Libya.

Trump told Pentagon to turn Gulf aircraft carrier back

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Trump told Pentagon to turn Gulf aircraft carrier back

The aircraft carrier was leaving the Middle East when Trump instructed a u-turn.

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

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Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Analysis: Non-Arab powers have emerged as new regional centres of influence in the Middle East's changing geopolitical map.

South Korea sends delegation to Iran over tanker seizure

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South Korea sends delegation to Iran over tanker seizure

South Korea is set to send a delegation to Iran in an effort to negotiate the release of an oil tanker.

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