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Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni might help explain why, writes Eva Thiebaud.

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the time had come to reinforce Greece's armed forces "as a legacy to the security of the country".

Powerful explosion rocks health clinic in Iranian capital

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Powerful explosion rocks health clinic in Iranian capital

At least 19 people have been killed after an explosion rocked the Iranian capital on Tuesday evening, state media reported.

Tehran blast caused by <em>gas</em> explosion, Iran authorities say

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Tehran blast caused by gas explosion, Iran authorities say

The Iranian defence ministry says that an explosion at an industrial gas tank, which caused no casualties, was the cause of a ...

US growing concerns over Iran-Venezuela oil tankers

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US growing concerns over Iran-Venezuela oil tankers

Iran has sent millions of gallons of oil to Venezuela, worrying the US.

Nicholas Frakes

'Starving is worse': Lebanon's Syrian refugees face bleak lockdown

Syrian refugees are struggling to survive under Lebanon's lockdown as an economic crisis deepens poverty in the country.

The New Arab

Oil drops below $20 barrel mark in 18-year low

US oil has dropped below $20 a barrel, impacted by the coronavirus crisis and over production.

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinians hit the streets to protest Trump's peace plan

Palestinian protesters across the West Bank were engulfed by tear gas as Israeli soldiers clamped down on the demonstrations.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey and Russia unite to urge Libya ceasefire

Russia and Turkey have called for a ceasefire in war-torn Libya, starting from midnight on Sunday.

Israel's environment minister calls green activists 'ignorant charlatans'

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Israel's environment minister calls green activists 'ignorant charlatans'

Speaking at an environmental conference in Tel Aviv, Israel's environment minister accused climate change activists of trying to mislead the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Putin visits Turkey to talk Libya, Syria and gas

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in Turkey for the symbolic opening of the TurkStream pipeline, following his first trip to Damascus since ...

Rohingya refugees regreen deforested land on Myanmar's border

Kaamil Ahmed

Rohingya refugees regreen deforested land on Myanmar's border

Feature: Where there was once a forest, barren hills now house hundreds of thousands in the world's largest refugee camp.

Saudi Aramco shifts to new 'crude to chemical' strategy

Stasa Salacanin

Saudi Aramco shifts to new 'crude to chemical' strategy

Saudi energy giant Aramco is undergoing a strategic transformation responding to shifts in the global energy sector.

Tens of thousands of Palestinians protest at Gaza-Israel border

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Tens of thousands of Palestinians protest at Gaza-Israel border

Tens of thousands of Gazans gathered at the Israeli border to mark a year since protests erupted there, testing a fragile truce 10 days ahead of ...

Palestinian wounded in Gaza protest dies from injuries

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Palestinian wounded in Gaza protest dies from injuries

At least 254 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began in March 2018, the majority shot during weekly border ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli soldiers open fire on Gaza protesters

Israeli forces have opened fire on protesters on the Gaza border during Friday demonstrations.

The New Arab

Jordan blast leaves one sergeant dead, six injured

A Jordanian gendarmerie tasked with guarding the Fuheis Festival was killed in an explosion whiles six others have been injured.

Fazzur Rahman Siddiqui

Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

Comment: Pakistan's new prime minister Imran Khan hopes to avoid taking sides in the divisive politics of the Gulf region, but that's no easy ...

Rami Almeghari

Ammunition into art in Gaza

The New Arab Meets: A Palestinian craftsman who is creating miniature objects from pieces of empty bullet cases and gas canisters shot ...

Three dead in Gaza amid continued cross-border flare

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Three dead in Gaza amid continued cross-border flare

Israeli shelling left three dead as tensions continue to rise in Gaza, in the latest exchange over the border.

The New Arab

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza Strip

Israeli tank fire at an Islamic Jihad observation post killed two Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip on Sunday, the enclave's ...

Total chief predicts $100 a barrel later this year

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Total chief predicts $100 a barrel later this year

The price of oil is set to skyrocket due to potential US sanctions on Iran, the head of French energy giant Total has said.

Sudan fuel shortage hikes black market prices

The New Arab

Sudan fuel shortage hikes black market prices

Reports on Saturday said black market fuel prices surged in Khartoum and other Sudanese towns forcing residents to queue for hours outside ...

UN calls for independent investigation into Gaza's #GreatReturnMarch deaths

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UN calls for independent investigation into Gaza's #GreatReturnMarch deaths

Antonio Guterres has called for an 'an independent and transparent investigation' into Israel’s brutal force against Gazan Palestinians during a ...

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