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The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an Iranian tanker was targeted in an assault off Syria's coast.

Siraj Bechiya and his partner Mounir have developed a project of hydroponic farming in Libya.

Syria 'rations' fuel as Suez Canal jam persists

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Syria 'rations' fuel as Suez Canal jam persists

Authorities in Damascus warned they were "rationing" fuel to avoid shortages.

Cypriots urged by UK to 'seize opportunity'

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Cypriots urged by UK to 'seize opportunity'

The UK and Cyprus have discussed efforts to revive talks that seek to reunify the Mediterranean island.

Italy, Algeria agree to expand bilateral cooperation

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Italy, Algeria agree to expand bilateral cooperation

Algeria and Italy have agreed to develop their economic and commercial cooperation.

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Turkey research ship return to port amid potential sanctions

Turkey's research ship has returned to port less than two before EU leaders will decide whether to slap further sanctions on Ankara.

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Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel launched a second round of maritime border talks Wednesday

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Turkish Cypriots elect pro-Erdogan presidential candidate

Ersin Tatar, a right-wing candidate favoured by Turkish President Erdogan, has narrowly won presidential elections in the unrecognised Turkish ...

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Lebanon rules out normalisation ahead of Israel border talks

Lebanon will only discuss the maritime border dispute with Israel in indirect talks tomorrow, Aoun said, ruling out the possibility of ...

Akinci to face Erdogan-backed rival in Turkish Cypriot election

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Akinci to face Erdogan-backed rival in Turkish Cypriot election

Pro-reunification moderate Mustafa Akinci will face Ankara-backed nationalist Ersin Tatar in the race for the Turkish Cypriot presidency, which ...

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Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader amid Mediterranean tensions

The election in the breakaway TRNC that is recognised only by Ankara.

Lebanon names delegation to Israel maritime border talks

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Lebanon names delegation to Israel maritime border talks

Lebanon has named the members of a delegation taking part in maritime border talks with Israel, as the UN says negotiators from both sides will ...

Pompeo hails 'historic' Israel-Lebanon border talk agreement

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Pompeo hails 'historic' Israel-Lebanon border talk agreement

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described the US-brokered talks as a 'historic agreement'.

Athens demands Turkey probe Greek flag vandalism

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Athens demands Turkey probe Greek flag vandalism

Greece has been angered by the vandalism of its national flag by suspected Turkish tourists.

France seeks EU sanctions on Turkey over energy 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.

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Cyprus: Call to revive peace talks gets edgy welcome

Both sides have welcomed the thought of peace talks but fierce tensions remain.

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US 'deeply concerned' over Turkey's operations in eastern Mediterranean

Pompeo urged Turkey, Greece and Cyprus to put a diplomatic end to the crisis over offshore natural resources.

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Turkey says Russia will hold live-fire exercises in Med

Moscow will conduct naval drills in areas where Turkey is currently searching for energy resources.

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Greece, Cyprus seek tougher EU stand on Mediterranean dispute

Cyprus and Greece urged the EU to adopt a tougher stance against Turkey's exploration in the eastern Mediterranean.

Militarisation of Libyan oil fields 'leads to Beirut-like disaster'

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Militarisation of Libyan oil fields 'leads to Beirut-like disaster'

The Libyan government warned against the militarisation of Libyan oil fields.

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Algeria economy rocked by one-two punch

Coronavirus and tumbling oil revenues have affected Algeria's economy.

Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

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Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

Turkey announced its intention to search for energy in the eastern Mediterranean, despite conflict with Greece in the past.

Ammonium nitrate: A fertiliser under scrutiny

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Ammonium nitrate: A fertiliser under scrutiny

The fertiliser which caused the explosion has come under intense scrutiny over the last few days, as Lebanese people blame negligence on the ...

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