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During his first visit to Khartoum since the fall of Omar al-Bashir, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned Ethiopia against filling its Nile dam.

Turkey and Egypt could negotiate a maritime demarcation agreement in the eastern Mediterranean if ties warm between the two countries.

A new chapter in Greece's Middle East military strategy

Eva J. Koulouriotis

A new chapter in Greece's Middle East military strategy

Analysis: Concerns about Turkey's regional assertiveness have pushed Greece to adopt a more proactive foreign policy, with Athens building new military and diplomatic alliances.

Why is Azerbaijan trying to rekindle Israeli-Turkish ties?

Fuad Shahbazov

Why is Azerbaijan trying to rekindle Israeli-Turkish ties?

Analysis: Warming ties between Israel and Turkey is of particular interest to Baku given the emergence of a new geopolitical order in the South ...

Wary EU eyes improved Turkey ties

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Wary EU eyes improved Turkey ties

The EU and Turkey pushed to mend strained ties as Ankara's foreign minister visited Brussels.

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France deploys carrier to eastern Mediterranean in 'anti-IS operation'

France's Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier was deployed to the eastern Mediterranean, Paris confirmed.

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Erdogan says wants EU ties 'back on track'

Erdogan said he wanted to improve relations with the European Union and hoped the bloc will follow too.

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Turkey invites Greece to maritime dispute talks

Turkey's top diplomat requested that Greece "hold the first meeting in January", while Athens said it had received no official invitation but ...

Alex Kassidiaris

Why rumours of a Biden-Erdogan showdown are greatly exaggerated

Analysis: Despite assumptions that Biden will pursue a more aggressive policy towards Turkey, Ankara could re-emerge as an invaluable ally for ...

Qatar detains sailors onboard Bahraini vessel after breach

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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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EU sanctions over east Med 'no concern' for Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a TV press conference his country "did not care much about any sanctions decision to be made at the ...

US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks

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US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks

A heated exchange reportedly took place between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a Turkish representative.

Next round of Israel-Lebanon border talks postponed: army source

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Next round of Israel-Lebanon border talks postponed: army source

News of the postponement of a session scheduled to take place on Wednesday came after Israel accused Lebanon of changing its stance in the ...

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.

Israeli minister invites Lebanon's Aoun to direct border talks

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Israeli minister invites Lebanon's Aoun to direct border talks

Lebanese President Michel Aoun has been invited to hold direct talks with Israel over the disputed maritime border between the two ...

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Israel accuses Lebanon of changing stance on maritime border

Israel and Lebanon - historically staunch enemies - entered into negotiations last month to resolve the border dispute which will determine the future this likely gas-rich area.

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Greece, Egypt seeks Biden role in East Mediterranean dispute

Greece is seeking the aid of Joe Biden, who is set to be the next president of the United States over the east mediterranean.

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Lebanon, Israel in third round of sea border talks

Lebanon and Israel have entered into the third round of talks over offshore exploration, though the two countries are technically still at war.

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Lebanon-Israel maritime border talks hit roadblock

Both Israel and Lebanon have demanded control of Mediterranean waters which could potentially contain valuable hydrocarbon deposits.

Turkey extends disputed east Mediterranean research mission again

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Turkey extends disputed east Mediterranean research mission again

Turkey has extended a research mission in disputed waters of the east Mediterranean, angering Greece once again after an earthquake saw ...

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Lebanon, Israel in new day of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel have entered the day in maritime border talks under UN and US auspices to allow for offshore energy exploration

Lebanon, Israel in second round of <em>maritime</em> border talks

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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

'Positive voices' in Lebanon speaking of normalisation, says Gantz

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'Positive voices' in Lebanon speaking of normalisation, says Gantz

Lebanon and Israel, still technically at war, held an initial round of negotiations on their disputed maritime border under UN and US ...

Saudi foreign ministry condemns France Prophet Muhammad cartoons

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Saudi foreign ministry condemns France Prophet Muhammad cartoons

Saudi Arabia became the latest country to condemn the promotion of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in France.

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