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The Saudi King arrived in the NEOM economic zone for 'rest and relaxation,' as killed, evicted tribes call for an end of the megacity development.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted that French President Emmanuel Macron was 'a fervent protector of European values and international law'.

Turkey-US talks to establish demilitarized zone in central Libya

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Turkey-US talks to establish demilitarized zone in central Libya

The demilitarised zone would include the oil-rich city of Sirte where Russian mercenaries are believed to hold growing influence.

France to beef up military presence in Eastern Mediterranean

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France to beef up military presence in Eastern Mediterranean

France announced it would temporarily boost its military presence in the Eastern Mediterranean in response to Turkey's contested oil ...

Pandemic threatens peace and risks new conflicts: UN

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Pandemic threatens peace and risks new conflicts: UN

While the coronavirus has led warring parties to take steps to de-escalate, many have failed to cease hostilities or agree to a permanent ...

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Islamic State threat 'growing' in west Syria

Conditions in the region controlled by Syrian regime are now "as bad or worse" than they were leading up to the rise of IS, the general warned.

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US says Iran forces board ship in international waters

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a US military official ...

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Arab tribal leader urges armed resistance against SDF

In an interview with a pro-regime news site, Nuwaf Al-Bashir claimed that tribesmen were ready to launch an armed resistance against the SDF.

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Syria's Assad suffers drop in blood pressure mid-speech

The presidency's Facebook page posted that the speech would be aired later Wednesday after an initial delay.

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Eva J. Koulouriotis

Greece-Egypt maritime deal aims to shackle Turkey's Mediterranean designs

Analysis: The pact between Athens and Cairo is part of a wider regional battle for influence in the Mediterranean.

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Kuwait planning to deport 360,000 migrant workers

A bill making the rounds among Kuwait's government aims to deport as many as 360,000 migrant workers from the Gulf country.

Turkey vows to step up gas exploration in Mediterranean

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Turkey vows to step up gas exploration in Mediterranean

Turkey wants to step up its gas exploration in the Mediterranean sea, despite Greek opposition.

Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

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Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

An alleged Turkish drone attack killed two Iraqi officers in the north of the country on Tuesday, authorities said.

Iran 'wary' of political changes in Lebanon following blast

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Iran 'wary' of political changes in Lebanon following blast

Tehran is cautious over developments taking place in Lebanon, where a deadly blast killed more than 170 people last week and prompted the ...

Flights resume out of Libya's Tripoli after four-month suspension

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Flights resume out of Libya's Tripoli after four-month suspension

After a four-month suspension, flights have resumed from Libya's Tripoli airport.

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Riyadh ends oil deal for Pakistan amid Kashmir rift

Pakistan was forced to repay $1 billion of a $6 billion package agreed with Riyadh in 2018.

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Peanut traders baffled by Sudan export ban on crop

Peanut traders have been left stunned by a sudden decision from the Sudanese trade ministry to ban the export of raw peanuts.

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Saudi Aramco chief sounds optimistic over oil demand rise

The head of Saudi Aramco said Monday he was optimistic that the global demand for oil was growing as the worst of the coronavirus ...

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Greece says Turkish ship in eastern Mediterranean ‘threatening peace’

Greece accused Turkey of “threatening peace” and held a meeting of military chiefs after Turkey deployed a research ship in the hotly contested, ...

Why the UAE seeks stronger ties with Iran

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the UAE seeks stronger ties with Iran

Comment: As the UAE moves out of Saudi Arabia's shadow, its developing ties with Iran are not as surprising as some might suggest, writes ...

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Coronavirus: US hits 5 million cases as Trump criticised

The United States reached the extraordinary milestone of five million coronavirus cases as President Donald Trump was accused of flouting the ...

EU: Turkey navy operations in eastern mediterranean 'extremely worrying'

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EU: Turkey navy operations in eastern mediterranean 'extremely worrying'

Turkey's resumed search for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean is "extremely worrying", the EU said after Greece and Egypt set up ...

Iraqi-donated <em>oil</em> arrives in disaster-stricken Lebanon

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Iraqi-donated oil arrives in disaster-stricken Lebanon

Iraqi-donated oil has arrived in Lebanon after travelling through the Syrian border on Sunday.

Saudi Aramco profits dive 73% following <em>oil</em> price slump

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Saudi Aramco profits dive 73% following oil price slump

Saudi Arabia's national oil company has announced a huge quarterly loss in profits, due to low oil prices and reduced demand

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