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Erdogan called for "sincere" dialogue to settle the growing row with Greece over Ankara's energy search in the eastern Mediterranean

Tehran is ready for a full prisoner exchange with the US, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said in an address to the Council on Foreign Relations on Monday.

Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

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Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump said that he was imposing sanctions on Iranians for violating a UN arms embargo and demanded enforcement by US allies.

Jailed Azerbaijan opposition leader given house arrest

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Jailed Azerbaijan opposition leader given house arrest

The deputy chairman of the anti-government Musavat party, Tofig Yagublu was placed under house arrest.

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Turkey condemns Greek newspaper headline abusing Erdogan

Turkey condemned a headline in a Greek newspaper that insulted the president.

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US, Qatar announce partnerships following third strategic dialogue

The third US-Qatar strategic dialogue resulted in a number of partnerships, including health cooperation, law enforcement and counterterrorism, ...

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US carrier enters Gulf amid sanctions threats toward Iran

The move came just days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed to enforce an arms embargo and other international sanctions against Iran.

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Dahlan rebukes claims US wants him as Palestinian leader

Mohammed Dahlan rebuffed David Friedman's remarks, saying they were 'nothing more than a deception tactic aimed at destabilising' the ...

Erdogan says willing to meet with Greek PM

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Erdogan says willing to meet with Greek PM

The search for gas and oil in the eastern Mediterranean has sparked a row that has seen Greece and Turkey stage rival air and navy drills in the ...

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Saudi Arabia slams oil producers for flouting production cuts

Saudi Arabia is pushing for countries that have flouted the supply curb agreements to compensate with new limits.

France seeks EU sanctions on Turkey over <em>energy</em> tensions

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France seeks EU sanctions on Turkey over energy tensions

French Minister for European Affairs Clement Beaune said the EU should consider sanctions against Turkey.

Greece: Contact with Turkey restarted over East Med crisis

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Greece: Contact with Turkey restarted over East Med crisis

Athens has resumed high-level political contacts with neighbour and rival Turkey after Ankara withdrew a research vessel from Greek-claimed ...

Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

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Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

Israel is considering extending its Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline 700 kilometres southeast to the Yanbu oil refineries in Saudi Arabia.

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

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The return of Algeria's Hirak protest movement

The Algerian leadership has proved incapable of addressing people's grievances, instead ramping up its repression of political opponents.

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Turkey's Erdogan lashes out at 'incapable' Macron

Erdogan and Macron have frequently found themselves in wars of words over conflicts ranging from Libya and Syria to Turkey's maritime dispute ...

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Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel: report

Experts fear the Kingdom could move forward with a nuclear weapons programme.

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Human footprints dating back 120,000 years found in Saudi

Scientists have found footprints dating back 120,000 in northern Saudi Arabia, shedding new light on the human journey out of Africa and into ...

Turkey open to talks but ‘determined’, Erdogan tells Merkel

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Turkey open to talks but ‘determined’, Erdogan tells Merkel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying that he was open to ‘constructive’ talks with ...

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Turkey approves new trade deal with Libya

Ankara has announced an agreement to boost economic and trade ties with Libya as reports indicate Turkey is pursuing energy exploration ...

Israel-UAE normalisation agreement doesn't mention annexation or F-35s

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Israel-UAE normalisation agreement doesn't mention annexation or F-35s

Text of the Israel-UAE-Bahrain deal published by the Israeli press fails to mention a halt to annexation, a two-state solution, or the rumoured ...

How to share a river

Biniam Bedasso and Maria A. Gwynn

How to share a river

Comment: Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia should look to Latin America which has set a powerful global precedent on how to share transboundary ...

EU chief warns Turkey not to 'intimidate' neighbours

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EU chief warns Turkey not to 'intimidate' neighbours

The EU's chief warned Turkey against intimidating neighbours Greece and Cyprus.

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