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The attacks are rarely claimed, and when they are it is by obscure groups that experts say are a facade for Iran-backed Iraqi factions.

Police in Israel have used remote-controlled drones to drop canisters of tear gas on protesters in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Israel and Greece sign $1.65 billion military deal

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Israel and Greece sign $1.65 billion military deal

Israel will help Greece strengthen its air force for the next 22 years with a record agreement.

Egypt's Sisi promises investment to avoid another Suez closure

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Egypt's Sisi promises investment to avoid another Suez closure

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pledged investment to avoid any repetition of the Suez Canal's closure.

Stuck ship in Egypt’s Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide

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Stuck ship in Egypt’s Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide

The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, ran aground Tuesday in the narrow, man-made canal dividing ...

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Two Americans accused of helping Ghosn indicted in Japan

American father and son Michael and Peter Taylor, who helped Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan, were indicted in Japan.

Thomas O. Falk

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

In-depth: While attempting to settle a dispute with Armenia over the effectiveness of its weapons, Russia inadvertently confirmed longstanding ...

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At least 10 people killed South Sudan plane crash

At least ten people, including the two pilots, died when a plane crashed at an airstrip in South Sudan's Jonglei state.

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US men who 'helped Ghosn escape' arrive in Japan

Ex-US special forces member Michael Taylor and his son Peter allegedly staged the operation that saw former international jet-setter Ghosn ...

Turkey sentences three over Ghosn escape from Japan

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Turkey sentences three over Ghosn escape from Japan

The men who aided Carlos Ghosn in his escape from Istanbul to Lebanon have been jailed by an Istanbul court.

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Seven Turkish nationals face trial in Ghosn escape case

Nearly a dozen Turkish nationals face charges relating to Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan.

Indonesia recovers first black box from crashed plane

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Indonesia recovers first black box from crashed plane

Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said a box had been found after a plane plunged about 10,000 feet in less than a minute before ...

Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

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Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

Indonesian divers returned to a wreckage-littered seabed off Jakarta hunting for black boxes that will likely be key to unlocking the mystery of ...

Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed Sriwijaya plane

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Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed Sriwijaya plane

Two black boxes belonging to the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 that crashed shortly after take off have been found by authorities.

Indonesia rescuers find human remains after deadly plane crash

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Indonesia rescuers find human remains after deadly plane crash

The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 went into a steep dive about four minutes after it left Soekarno-Hatta international airport in Jakarta on ...

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Four killed in Pakistan army helicopter crash

Four soldiers including the two pilots were killed in a helicopter crash in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, authorities said.

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Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran deal

Israel's ambassador to Berlin, Jeremy Issacharoff, said he welcomed more active involvement of Germany in Middle East diplomacy.

Paul Iddon

How Putin's Russia helped crush the Arab Spring

Analysis: Putin has always endorsed authoritarian rule in the Middle East and Russia has profited significantly from the brutal subversion of ...

Emran Feroz

Australian war crimes report details what Afghans always knew

Comment: It shouldn't have taken a report into Australian war crimes to foreground the trauma Afghans have been reporting for years, writes ...

<em>Pilots</em>, civilians given life terms over Turkey's 2016 coup

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Pilots, civilians given life terms over Turkey's 2016 coup

Several people were given life sentences for their part in the failed coup of 2016.

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Saudi pilot killed in Yemen was trained in UK

The UK has played a key role in arming and training the Saudi air force.

UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

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UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

Israelis have opposed the UAE's planned purchase of cutting-edge fighter jets from the US.

'Censored videos show' Saudi <em>pilots</em> training on UK sites

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'Censored videos show' Saudi pilots training on UK sites

The UK's Ministry of Defence is refusing to release footage of the training of Saudi military pilots, saying it would reveal their ...

Erdogan: Greece must enter talks or 'face the consequences'

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Erdogan: Greece must enter talks or 'face the consequences'

The Turkish president had strong words to say to Greece as the situation in the Mediterranean heats up.

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