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Israel made a deliberate attempt to sink Gazan fishing boats by firing several bursts of gunfire and military grade water hoses at the vessel.

The resumed cooperation included the transfer of "critical parts", said a report that was submitted to the UN's Security Council on Monday.

Seeking justice for Italy's 2013 migrant drowning tragedy

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Seeking justice for Italy's 2013 migrant drowning tragedy

In-depth: Survivors of a 2013 shipwreck that killed 200 migrants say Italy failed to take appropriate measures to save their relatives. A new UN ruling supports their claims.

Yemen rebels 'ready' for UN mission to repair tanker

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Yemen rebels 'ready' for UN mission to repair tanker

Houthi rebels said they are 'ready' to allow a UN mission to inspect a fuel tanker that has been abandoned since 2015 and can cause a massive ...

Italy could have saved 200 drowning migrants: UN committee

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Italy could have saved 200 drowning migrants: UN committee

The UN said that Italy failed to protect the right to life of more than 200 migrants on a boat that sank in the Mediterranean Sea in 2013

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The best #BernieSits memes from the Middle East

The Bernie Sanders meme is truly international.

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Bahrain invites Qatari delegation to 'discuss pending issues'

Bahrain sent an official invite to Qatar to discuss 'outstanding issues' between the two Gulf states, just days after the end of the GCC dispute ...

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US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

The United States started the "process of establishing" a consulate in contested Western Sahara, after Washington recognised Morocco's ...

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US envoy visits Western Sahara after Morocco-Israel deal

The US is set to open a consulate in the contested Western Sahara.

Iran says South Korea holding its $7b funds 'hostage'

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Iran says South Korea holding its $7b funds 'hostage'

Iran's seizure of a South Korean tanker has caused a diplomatic crisis in the region.

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Iran Guards seize South Korean tanker amid US tensions

Iran said Monday its Revolutionary Guards had seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters for breaking "environmental laws", at a time ...

Iran Revolutionary Guards seize South Korean-flagged tanker

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Iran Revolutionary Guards seize South Korean-flagged tanker

The apparent seizure of the South Korean-flagged Hankuk Chemi and the arrest of crew members comes as Tehran has reportedly started a process to ...

MENA's top films and TV series of 2020

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MENA's top films and TV series of 2020

The New Arab's picks for the best of Middle Eastern films and TV series from a difficult year.

EU and Britain seal post-Brexit trade deal

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EU and Britain seal post-Brexit trade deal

The 11th hour accord will go into effect on January 1.

Bahrain urges end to regional disputes before Gulf summit

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Bahrain urges end to regional disputes before Gulf summit

The softened rhetoric surrounding the three-year dispute comes amid Riyadh-led efforts to resolve the crisis.

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Italy PM flies in as Libya frees Sicilian fishermen

Libya freed 18 fishermen, including eight Sicilians, after Italy's prime minister visited Benghazi to secure their release.

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Libya frees 18 Sicilian fishermen

A group of Sicilian fishermen held in Libya since September have been released from captivity.

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Qatar detains sailors onboard Bahraini vessel after breach

Three sailors were detained after a Bahraini vessel breached Qatar's territorial waters on Saturday, authorities confirmed.

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Haftar's capture of Italian fishermen sparks diplomatic storm

In-depth: Haftar's forces have detained a crew of Sicilian fishermen for over 90 days, igniting a diplomatic stand-off with Italy.

Bahrain to open consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara

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Bahrain to open consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara

Bahrain's King Hamad expressed 'support and solidarity of the kingdom with Morocco in defending its sovereignty and its rights' in a phone call ...

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Houthis confirm green light for UN tanker repair mission

Yemen has been given the all clear to inspect and repair an abandoned fuel tanker.

Qatar claims Bahrain vessels breached its waters

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Qatar claims Bahrain vessels breached its waters

Qatar accused two Bahraini boats of breaching its territorial waters.

Houthis give UN green light for tanker repair mission

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Houthis give UN green light for tanker repair mission

The operation could begin by late January or early February, the UN spokesman said.

UAE opens consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara

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UAE opens consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara

The UAE became the first Arab country to open a diplomatic mission in the Western Sahara.

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