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Comment: As Israel and Lebanon begin landmark maritime border talks, Joe Macaron takes an in-depth look at the players and issues involved in these high stakes negotiations.

Lebanon rules out normalisation ahead of Israel border talks

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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 normalisation talks.

Gaza to install China-funded solar panels at children's hospital

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Gaza to install China-funded solar panels at children's hospital

The Give Palestine Association collaborated with the enclave’s health ministry to install Chinese-funded energy panels for Al-Durra Children's ...

Egypt's president signs strategic <em>maritime</em> <em>deal</em> with Greece

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Egypt's president signs strategic maritime deal with Greece

Egypt's President Sisi officially ratified the maritime pact with Greece, widely seen as a response to a deal between rival ...

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Hezbollah says maritime border talks not 'normalisation' with Israel

Hezbollah has said that maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel due to take place next week have ‘absolutely nothing to do with any reconciliation with the Zionist enemy’.

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Egypt vexed by Israeli-Emirati plans for 'rival Suez Canal'

Egypt is worried over reported plans to construct a rival shipping lane that could usurp the Suez Canal, through which 10 percent of the world's ...

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UN registers Turkey-Libya maritime deal: Turkish ministry

Turkey says last year's agreement outlining a Turkish and Libyan Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the Eastern Mediterranean is registered with ...

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US signs 10-year military cooperation pact with Tunisia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has signed a 10-year military cooperation agreement on a visit to Tunisia amid a continuing extremist threat in ...

Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them out to sea

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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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Turkey offered Egypt exclusive maritime jurisdiction, Cavusoglu says

In an interview with CNN Türk, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Egypt's maritime deal struck with Greece had ...

Turkey approves new trade <em>deal</em> with Libya

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Turkey approves new trade deal with Libya

Ankara has announced an agreement to boost economic and trade ties with Libya as reports indicate Turkey is pursuing energy exploration in the ...

Israel blockading Gaza Strip 'with UAE help': Aljazeera investigation

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Israel blockading Gaza Strip 'with UAE help': Aljazeera investigation

The UAE has been helping Israel to tighten its siege on Gaza by supporting them through the Bernice military base in Egypt, according to a new ...

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

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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.

Will UAE-Israel <em>deal</em> draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

Stasa Salacanin

Will UAE-Israel deal draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

Divided opinion over the normalisation deal risks complicating already tense relations among Yemen's political factions.

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Aegean angst: Greece and Turkey's dangerous Eastern Mediterranean game

Tensions between Greece and Turkey have ignited a geopolitical storm in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

The Arab League accused Iran and Turkey of interfering in the affairs of Arab countries.

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Hezbollah allies sanctioned by US denounce Washington's move

The new sanctions were a rare move by Washington targeting politicians close to the Iran-backed Hezbollah.

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US envoy reports progress on Israel-Lebanon border talks

Progress has been made to launch talks designed to end the disputed maritime border between Lebanon and Israel, a US official claimed ...

Turkey's Erdogan renews support for Libya's UN-recognised govt

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Turkey's Erdogan renews support for Libya's UN-recognised govt

Erdogan said that Libya's peace and stability would benefit its neighbours and the entire region, starting with Europe.

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Turkey, Greece 'start talks' to reduce risk of conflict

Athens has denied agreeing to take part in the discussions announced by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

Turkey says Russia will hold live-fire exercises in Med

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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.

The geopolitical race to rebuild Beirut's port

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitical race to rebuild Beirut's port

Hopes of acquiring greater influence in the Eastern Mediterranean are driving competition to gain control of Beirut's port.

Greece, Turkey draw in allies in Mediterranean war games

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Greece, Turkey draw in allies in Mediterranean war games

As tensions between Turkey and Greece continued to increase, the row between the two neighbours has dragged in their allies.

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