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Israel and Egypt's energy ministers agreed to build a gas pipeline from the offshore eastern Mediterranean Leviathan field to Egypt, aimed at boosting exports to Europe, an Israeli source said.

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Nazli Tarzi

The podcast colouring ancient Mesopotamianhistory

As Britain sank into lockdown in 2020, the Thin Edge of the Wedge podcast was born, covering a wide gamut of global subjects and fascinating conversations with experts and scholars.

Red Sea reefs 'under threat' from Israel-UAE oil deal

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Red Sea reefs 'under threat' from Israel-UAE oil deal

Israeli environmentalists are warning that a UAE-Israeli oil pipeline deal threatens unique Red Sea coral reefs and could lead to "the ...

Fresh Tunisia protests break out in impoverished south

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Fresh Tunisia protests break out in impoverished south

Youths blocked roads in Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine region to protest the government's inability to provide work and investment.

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Biden to visit State Department

Joe Biden is to set out his foreign policy agenda at a meeting at the state department.

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Egyptian government concerned by economic threat from Israel-UAE pipeline

Amid continuing uncertainty, the director of Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority has backtracked on statements that a proposed UAE-Israel oil ...

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Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

Libya has increased its oil production tenfold, but this is still below the levels of the Gaddafi era, experts say.

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Biden's first foreign leader call will be to Trudeau

President Joe Biden's first call to a foreign leader will be to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

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Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

Through a raft of executive orders, President Joe Biden committed the United States to tackling the climate crisis.

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Joe Biden to end Muslim ban hours after inauguration

Joe Biden is set to issue new orders on key issues, including an end to the Muslim ban, hours after he assumes the US presidency.

Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

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Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of ...

Why Israel and Turkey could reset fraught relations

Alex Kassidiaris

Why Israel and Turkey could reset fraught relations

Analysis: With rapid changes in the Middle East amid a fluid geopolitical landscape, Turkey could be poised to mend ties with Israel.

Turkmenistan, Afghanistan open new rail and power links

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Turkmenistan, Afghanistan open new rail and power links

Turkmenistan and Afghanistan have introduced new transport, power and communications links.

Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

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Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

A senior US intelligence official said the strikes, which reportedly killed 57 pro-Syrian regime fighters, targeted warehouses serving as a ...

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Second Australian charged over Iraqi oil bribes scandal

A man has been charged in connection with allegations a Sydney-based firm paid millions in bribes to secure lucrative Iraqi oil contracts.

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UK vows to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all adults

The UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday vowed to offer the Covid-19 vaccine to all adults in the country by autumn.

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US Justice Department indicts 15 over Capitol violence

The US Justice Department has indicted 15 people involved in the storming of the Capitol.

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US treasury chief visits Sudan after ending pariah status

Steven Mnuchin arrived in Khartoum in the first visit by a senior US official since Trump removed Sudan from the list of state sponsors of ...

Turkey's rise and Iran's decline in the South Caucasus

Fuad Shahbazov

Turkey's rise and Iran's decline in the South Caucasus

Analysis: With Turkey asserting its influence in the South Caucasus region during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Iran must now adapt to a new ...

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Explosion hits gas pipeline in Egypt's North Sinai

The explosion along the main gas pipeline supplying North Sinai's capital did not cause any casualties, the provincial governor said.

Iraq, Turkey agree to cooperate on extremist groups

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Iraq, Turkey agree to cooperate on extremist groups

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters that he had agreed with his Iraqi counterpart to continue "our struggle against our common ...

Iran says oil <em>pipeline</em> spillage, fire under control

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Iran says oil pipeline spillage, fire under control

Iran on Sunday said a fire caused by the spillage from a ruptured oil pipeline in the southwest of the country has been brought under ...

Anti-extremism plan is law of freedom, says France PM

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Anti-extremism plan is law of freedom, says France PM

The proposed legislation, which clamps down on religious-based education, online hate speech and polygamy, has caused unease even among France's ...

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