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A Spanish newspaper alleges scandal-hit former king Juan Carlos is staying in a $12,000-a-night suite at the Emirates Palace hotel, after fleeing Spain on a private jet a week ago

A Spanish newspaper alleges scandal-hit former king Juan Carlos is staying in a $12,000-a-night suite at the Emirates Palace hotel, after fleeing Spain on a private jet a week ago

India airliner crash leaves at least 16 dead

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India airliner crash leaves at least 16 dead

A passenger jet repatriating Indians stranded abroad due to the Covid-19 pandemic crashed upon landing, leaving at least 16 dead.

WSJ denies sending Bernard-Henri Levy to Libya

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WSJ denies sending Bernard-Henri Levy to Libya

French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy claimed his controversial trip to Libya was for a The Wall Street Journal report.

Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

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Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

Satellite images released on Monday showed a mock Iranian aircraft carrier was moved to the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

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Libya govt disavows visit by France's Bernard-Henri Levy

Bernard-Henri Levy said he planned to visit the town of Tarhuna, where government forces uncovered a mass grave.

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US military chief visits Israel amid tensions with Iran

The visit comes days after a suspected Israeli air raid on Damascus killed five foreign fighters, including a member of the Iran-backed ...

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Iran protests US jet approach at UN

Protests have been lodged with the International Civil Aviation Organization - a UN agency - and the Swiss embassy in Tehran that handles US ...

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Iran to take 'political, legal measures' over plane incident

Iran's mission to the UN will take its concerns to the Security Council, claiming US military jets "threatened" an Iranian passenger plane over ...

US fighter jets near Iranian passenger plane over Syria

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US fighter jets near Iranian passenger plane over Syria

A pilot has confirmed that two US fighter jets approached an Iranian passenger plane, forcing it to land in Beirut.

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Ghosn 'aiding' those who helped him flee to Lebanon

In a televised interview that aired late on Saturday, Ghosn confirmed that he is aiding those who helped smuggle him out of Japan.

Iran says misaligned radar led to Ukrainian <em>jet</em> downing

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Iran says misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing

This error "initiated a hazard chain" that saw further errors committed in the minutes before the plane was shot down, said a CAO document.

Libya's Haftar 'suspected of trading gold with Venezuela'

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Libya's Haftar 'suspected of trading gold with Venezuela'

Associates of Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar have shipped precious metal after Haftar's allies allegedly shipped USD to Venezuela, a WSJ report ...

Lebanese convicted of financing Hezbollah in US returns home

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Lebanese convicted of financing Hezbollah in US returns home

A Lebanese businessman who was convicted for laundering money to Hezbollah returned to his home country after his early release.

Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

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Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

Activists close to the GNA believe that the strikes were carried out by Emirati Mirage 2000-9 fighter jets taking off from Egypt's Al-Barani ...

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Qatar coronavirus cases pass 100,000 mark amid easing restrictions

More than 100,000 coronavirus cases have now been confirmed in Qatar, the health ministry said.

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Netanyahu's son takes centre stage in Israel corruption sagas

Yair Netanyahu, a favourite of far-right extremists around the world, has rose to prominence over his controversial statements and rants online.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

In today's roundup: Iran mulls restrictions while the West Bank extends lockdown, US releases Kassim Tajideen, Yemen again faces famine, and a ...

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Ghosn mulled turning Japan escape into Hollywood film

MNG Jet operations manager Okan Kosemen told an Istanbul court that Carlos Ghosn wants to make his escape into a Hollywood movie.

Five released after Turkey trial into Ghosn escape begins

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Five released after Turkey trial into Ghosn escape begins

An Istanbul court has ordered the release of five suspects after the trial into the escape of Carlos Ghosn began.

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Turkey: pilots, others, on trial for helping Ghosn escape

The two flight attendants face a one-year prison term each if convicted of not reporting a crime.

Splash back: Qatar reopens beaches after virus closure

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Splash back: Qatar reopens beaches after virus closure

Sun-lovers and jet-ski enthusiasts braved temperatures of 39 degrees Celsius (102 Fahrenheit) at Doha's Katara Cultural Village, one of ...

Iran reveals a familiar looking new 'all-indigenous' fighter <em>jet</em>

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Iran reveals a familiar looking new 'all-indigenous' fighter jet

Iran has unveiled a new jet fighter, which seems based on a very familiar design.

Iran sends recorder from downed Ukrainian airliner to France

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Iran sends recorder from downed Ukrainian airliner to France

State-run media reported Iran had sent the downed jet's black box to France after months of delays.

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