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A strange conspiracy theory involving ancient artefacts has emerged in Europe.

The UN's Libya envoy said she was "quite optimistic" about a prospective ceasefire.

As <em>oil</em> prices dive, Iraq seek to diversify economy

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As oil prices dive, Iraq seek to diversify economy

Iraqi Kurdistan is diversifying its economy as oil prices dive and the coronavirus pandemic destabilizes the economy.

Israeli pipeline company to transport UAE <em>oil</em> to Europe

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Israeli pipeline company to transport UAE oil to Europe

The Israeli company EAPC has announce a deal which will allow the transport of oil from the UAE to Europe through Israeli ports, ...

US elections and the Eastern Mediterranean tinderbox

Eva J. Koulouriotis

US elections and the Eastern Mediterranean tinderbox

Analysis: The road to a solution between Athens and Ankara is shorter if it does not pass through Washington.

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Oman considering possible financial assistance from Gulf states

Oman has struggled financially after years of low oil prices.

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As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

Donald Trump's Middle Eastern policy has emboldened many Gulf Arab monarchies.

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IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

The IMF has urged Middle Eastern and North African countries to speed up the pace of economic reform as coronavirus and low oil prices ...

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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 ...

Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

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Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

Israel and Bahrain have officially signed a deal establishing diplomatic relations, as well as seven memorandums of understanding in fields ...

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Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader amid EastMed tensions

North Cyprus on Sunday is holding a presidential vote for a new leader amid heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean.

US sailors helped Iran-flagged vessel in distress: coalition

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US sailors helped Iran-flagged vessel in distress: coalition

An American destroyer rescued an Iranian flagged vessel in distress, despite both countries being sworn enemies.

Yemen in Focus: Joyous prisoner release after years-long misery

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Joyous prisoner release after years-long misery

This week we focus on a long-anticipated prisoner release in Yemen.

Iran says cyber attack targeted country's ports

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Iran says cyber attack targeted country's ports

The cyber attacks targeting Iranian ports and another government institution have been blamed on the Islamic Republic's 'sworn enemies'.

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

Joe Macaron

Prospects of US mediation in the Lebanon-Israel border talks

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

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At least six killed in attack on Pakistan workers

At least six people were killed when a convoy of oil workers was ambushed by gunmen in Balochistan.

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Saudi, Russia urge oil producers to adhere to limits

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and President Vladimir Putin 'agreed on the importance of all oil-producing countries to ...

Dario Sabaghi

Lebanon-Israel maritime dispute: Normalisation or technical talks?

In-depth: For the first time in 30 years, Lebanon and Israel will hold talks to resolve the disputed maritime border between the two countries.

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Lebanon wants Israel border deal in 'reasonable time': army

Lebanon hopes to resolve a maritime border dispute with Israel within a "reasonable time", its army said.

Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

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Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel have began talks to settle a maritime border dispute.

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Global oil demand to recover by 2022: Aramco

Aramco's chief executive predicted the crude oil market could recover to pre-coronavirus levels by 2022, however the International ...

Yemeni governor demands UAE withdraws from <em>oil</em> field

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Yemeni governor demands UAE withdraws from oil field

The governor of the southern province of Shabwa, Mohammad Saleh bin Adyo, warned of protests if the UAE continues to refuse to vacate the Balhaf ...

Lebanon rules out normalisation ahead of Israel border talks

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

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Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

Sweeping forest fires ravaged parts of Syria over the weekend, deeply impacting thousands of locals.

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