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

Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row

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Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row

The United States on Monday called on Greece and Turkey to find "good solutions" to a tense Mediterranean territorial dispute after the NATO neighbours agreed to hold talks.

3 dead in rocket attack near Baghdad airport

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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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Iran FM demands protection for diplomatic missions in Iraq

Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted Iraq's Fuad Hussein in Tehran, where they discussed several issues including the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

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Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them out to sea

The Turkish coast guard says it rescued over 300 migrants 'pushed back by Greek elements to Turkish waters' this month alone.

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UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

Israelis have opposed the UAE's planned purchase of cutting-edge fighter jets from the US.

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GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

Nayef Falaj Al-Hajraf, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] landed in Doha on Sunday.

US military strengthens deployment in Syria

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US military strengthens deployment in Syria

The US military deployed more war apparatus in the region following tensions with Russia.

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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.

Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq

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Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq

An explosive device damaged the facade of the American Institute for English Learning in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq.

Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

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Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

After a UN panel stated Canada has been fuelling the conflict in Yemen, a coalition of Canadian organisations urged Prime Minister Justin ...

US pushing to make Qatar a non-NATO ally

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US pushing to make Qatar a non-NATO ally

"We're going to move ahead, we hope, with designating Qatar a major non-NATO ally," a senior US official told reporters

Israeli intel firm 'hacked phone at Saudi Arabia's request'

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Israeli intel firm 'hacked phone at Saudi Arabia's request'

An employee of Israeli company Cellebrite flew to Riyadh last year in order to hack into a Samsung phone at the request of the Saudi prosecutor, ...

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Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

The fire that destroyed Greece's Moria refugee camp highlights the failure of a political calculus designed to create misery.

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Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

A roadside bombing took place by the British Embassy in Baghdad, but no injuries were reported.

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Israeli military holds exercises in residential Palestinian areas

The Israeli army has been using heavy machinery on agricultural land and near residential areas in the northern Jordan Valley, posing dangers to ...

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US, Iran battle over sanctions at ICJ court

The US and Iran will face off at the UN's top court on Monday in the latest round of a battle over sanctions on Tehran reimposed by President ...

FIFA sends condolences to Iraq for footballer Nazem Shaker

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FIFA sends condolences to Iraq for footballer Nazem Shaker

Nazem Shaker was announced dead earlier this week after contracting the novel coronavirus.

'Censored videos show' Saudi pilots training on UK sites

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'Censored videos show' Saudi pilots training on UK sites

The UK's Ministry of Defence is refusing to release footage of the training of Saudi military pilots, saying it would reveal their ...

Thousands join Iraq's first weekly prayers since Covid-19

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Thousands join Iraq's first weekly prayers since Covid-19

Thousands of Iraqis gathered for socially distanced open-air prayers organised by firebrand cleric Moqtada al-Sadr in his east Baghdad ...

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