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The canal will help prevent Suez-like accidents, Environment Minister Murat Kurum said.

The mountainous district of Kohgilouyeh was struck by an earthquake, causing damage to buildings and infrastructure.

How Gulf reconciliation could impact the Eastern Mediterranean

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How Gulf reconciliation could impact the Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: Fault lines in the Gulf crisis have long played out in the Eastern Mediterranean, but that could be set to change.

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hunt for buried survivors after Indonesia quake

At least 46 people were killed when an earthquake hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Friday.

Indonesia quake toll rises to at least 34: authorities

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Indonesia quake toll rises to at least 34: authorities

"That number could grow but we hope it won't... Many of the dead are buried under rubble."

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At least three dead as Indonesia quake topples buildings

A powerful earthquake struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more.

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Eastern Turkey shook by 5.3 magnitude earthquake

Turkey's Elazig province was shaken by a 5.3 magnitude earthquake on Sunday.

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Iran builds at underground nuclear facility amid US tensions

Tehran agreed to quit enriching uranium at the facility as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.

Amr Salahi

Is the Arab Spring still relevant a decade later?

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring broke out, the hopes of protesters for democracy and social justice have failed to materialize, but ...

What is driving Saudi Arabia's apparent rapprochement with Turkey?

Ali Bakeer

What is driving Saudi Arabia's apparent rapprochement with Turkey?

Analysis: Biden's policies towards Riyadh, together with how the UAE responds, will play a major role in determining whether Turkish-Saudi ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Southeast Turkey shaken by 5.0 magnitude earthquake

There were no casualties, though the southeastern region was shaken following a 5.0 magnitude earthquake

Saudi Arabia denies role in Iranian nuclear scientist's killing

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Saudi Arabia denies role in Iranian nuclear scientist's killing

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed on Friday after his car and bodyguards were targeted in a bomb and gun attack on a major road outside the capital ...

Frantic search after medicines vanish from Lebanon shelves

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Frantic search after medicines vanish from Lebanon shelves

Medicine in Lebanon is going missing, as the country struggles under the weight of covid-19.

Turkey ends <em>earthquake</em> rescue mission

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey ends earthquake rescue mission

Turkey has called off a mission to find and rescue survivors, five days after a powerful quake hit western Turkey, killing 116 people.

'Miracle' girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Miracle' girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

Some 91 hours after the deadly earthquake struck Turkey's Izmir, a three-year-old girl was pulled from rubble.

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Athens' first state-sanctioned mosque opens its doors

Launched in 2007 and delayed for years, the state-sanctioned mosque finally opened its doors to a select few amid coronavirus restrictions.

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Turkey quake death toll rises to 100

Rescue workers in Izmir province are continuing to search tirelessly for survivors, while 147 are still in hospital.

The New Arab Staff

Two children pulled out alive days after Turkey quake

Ambulances carrying the girls rushed to hospital immediately, as onlookers applauded.

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Fire erupts, burns down tents at Greek refugee camp

A fire broke out early in the refugee camp on earthquake hit Greece's Samos island burning down 15 tents, the Migration Ministry said.

Turkey extends disputed east Mediterranean research mission again

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey extends disputed east Mediterranean research mission again

Turkey has extended a research mission in disputed waters of the east Mediterranean, angering Greece once again after an earthquake saw ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey quake death toll rises to 57

The death toll from an earthquake that hit western Turkey on Friday rose to 57 as rescuers pulled out a 70-year-man from underneath the ...

Prominent MbZ aide mocks Turkey <em>earthquake</em> victims

The New Arab Staff

Prominent MbZ aide mocks Turkey earthquake victims

A social media personality from the UAE has mocked the victims of Friday's deadly earthquake, with one even saying he wished the tremor ...

Turkish president's spokesman, minister test positive

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Turkish president's spokesman, minister test positive

Both Erdogan's spokesman and interior minister routinely meet with the president.

Turkish rescuers find woman, three children under <em>earthquake</em> rubble

The New Arab Staff

Turkish rescuers find woman, three children under earthquake rubble

At least 30 people are dead after a 6.6 magnitude quake shook western Turkey and the Greek island of Samos on Friday.

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