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Three Palestinian fishermen were killed on Sunday after a blast ripped through their boat off the Gaza shore.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Saturday that Turkey would not give up on its rights in the eastern Mediterranean.

US, Russia warships dock in strategic Sudan port

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US, Russia warships dock in strategic Sudan port

US and Russia sent warships to dock in Sudan port after Washington delisted Khartoum as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship amid US-Iran tensions

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Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship amid US-Iran tensions

An Israeli-owned ship sailing out of the Middle East was struck with an explosion, amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran.

2 US <em>Navy</em> warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

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2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

“All positive cases have been isolated on board, and the ship remains in a restricted COVID bubble.”

Horriya Marzouk

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

In-depth: A $200 million arms deal with Cairo has led many to question the seriousness of Biden's vow to take a tougher stance on human rights violations in Egypt.

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Saudi Arabia says 'men only' job ads are illegal

The Saudi government has enacted a series of social and economic reforms under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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UN urges rescue of Rohingya refugees adrift at sea

The UNHCR and Amnesty International are urging regional authorities to rescue the Rohingya refugees.

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US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

Iran must refrain from any provocation as Washington steps up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

Saudi Arabia opens military recruitment to women

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Saudi Arabia opens military recruitment to women

The move comes as rights groups continue to urge Riyadh to release all imprisoned women's rights activists.

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UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

Ally of former US President Trump and private security contractor Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, NYT said, citing ...

US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

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US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

The missile sale comes despite hopes of a tougher stance on Egyptian President Sisi from the Biden administration.

Iran, Russia start joint naval drill in Indian Ocean

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Iran, Russia start joint naval drill in Indian Ocean

The joint naval exercise will bring together units from the Iranian army and paramilitary IRGC, as well as Russia's navy, according to ...

Iran's army test fires short-range 'smart' missile

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Iran's army test fires short-range 'smart' missile

State media quoted the chief of the army's ground force as saying the "smart" missile is capable of operating under "any weather condition".

US charges son in <em>Navy</em> staffer's killing in Bahrain

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US charges son in Navy staffer's killing in Bahrain

Prosecutors charged the son of a civilian Navy staffer in Bahrain over her stabbing death.

Anu Shukla

New Rohingya refugee island is not what it seems

Bhasan Char may be more 'comfortable' than the mainland, but for some it is nothing more than a deceptive facade making survival a life or death situation, writes Anu Shukla.

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Iran’s Guard begins ground forces drill near Iraqi border

The report said the annual exercise, dubbed the “great prophet,” is ongoing in the southwest of the country and has aimed at readiness and ...

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Israeli navy 'tried to sink Gaza fishing boats'

Israel made a deliberate attempt to sink Gazan fishing boats by firing several bursts of gunfire and military grade water hoses at the vessel.

Federica Marsi

Seeking justice for Italy's 2013 migrant drowning tragedy

In-depth: Survivors of a 2013 shipwreck that killed 200 migrants say Italy failed to take appropriate measures to save their relatives. A new UN ...

Kashmir and the Eastern Mediterranean power struggle

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Kashmir and the Eastern Mediterranean power struggle

Analysis: With friction growing between Ankara and Athens, the longstanding alliance between Pakistan and Turkey has prompted Greece and India ...

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US moves carrier from Gulf as tensions ebbs

US President Joe Biden's administration has pulled an aircraft carrier out of the Gulf.

Governments around the world condemn Myanmar's military coup

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Governments around the world condemn Myanmar's military coup

Governments around the world have called for the restoration of Myanmar's democracy.

Biden urged to secure release of American in Afghanistan

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Biden urged to secure release of American in Afghanistan

Family members and supporters of an American contractor abducted in Afghanistan have called on the Biden administration to secure his release.

Bangladesh sends more Rohingya to island despite concerns

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Bangladesh sends more Rohingya to island despite concerns

Human rights groups have accused Bangladesh of forcing refugees to relocate to the previously uninhabited island.

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