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French President Emmanuel Macron condemned Turkey's statements backing Azerbaijan as armed conflict with Armenia over the region of Nagorny Karabakh escalated.

The UAE is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.

Tunisia president 'backs hanging' amid uproar over woman's murder

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Tunisia president 'backs hanging' amid uproar over woman's murder

Tunisia's leader has weighed in on a public debate that was triggered by a woman's murder, saying he backs capital punishment.

Khashoggi's Arab pro-democracy activist group set to launch

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Khashoggi's Arab pro-democracy activist group set to launch

Jamal Khashoggi's dream of establishing a pro-democracy movement for the Arab world has finally been realised.

Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

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Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

Comment: Qatar has reiterated its steadfast commitment to the Arab Peace Initiative, despite Washington's push for normalisation, writes Giorgio ...

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Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row

The United States on Monday called on Greece and Turkey to find "good solutions" to a tense Mediterranean territorial dispute after the NATO neighbours agreed to hold talks.

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Green Party launches in Turkey with eco-friendly agenda

]Yeşiller Partisi launched on 21 September, the International Day of Peace, with 110 founding members.

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Iran urges Armenia, Azerbaijan to reach ceasefire

Iran called for calm and said the region cannot handle more conflict after tensions flared up between Azerbaijan and Armenia over a breakaway ...

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Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

Greek PM to Erdogan: 'Let's give diplomacy a chance'

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Greek PM to Erdogan: 'Let's give diplomacy a chance'

Prime Minister Mitsotakis remains 'optimistic' for a diplomatic solution with 'aggressive' Turkey.

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Bahrain claims Israel normalisation will stop West Bank annexation

Bahrain's king said the normalisation deal with Israel was done in exchange for a halt to annexation, despite the Jewish state's claim to the ...

Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

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Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year

The Palestinian President is appealing to the UN after Arab states normalised with Israel.

Qatar refuses to assume Arab League presidency

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Qatar refuses to assume Arab League presidency

The position of Arab League president became vacant after Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki resigned from the role.

Houthis mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' in Sanaa

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Houthis mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' in Sanaa

Piles of food donated by tribesmen were displayed at Sanaa's Al-Sabeen Square as the rebels marked 2,000 days of 'resistance'.

Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

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Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, France and Germany held a meeting to discuss the future fo the peace process.

Sofia Nitti

Fighting fake news in Iraq's battle against Covid-19

Conspiracy theories and misinformation have surged in Iraq, where a history of dictatorship, war and political crises have undermined public trust in authority.

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Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

Covid-19 cases in refugee camps across the Middle East have spiked in the last month.

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What does Fayez al-Sarraj's resignation mean for Libya?

The surprise decision to step down by the end of October has prompted speculation about the fate of Libya's conflict.

Turkey, Greece agree to talks on Mediterranean tensions

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Turkey, Greece agree to talks on Mediterranean tensions

Talks between Turkey and Greece could soon kick off, reports confirmed on Tuesday, as the two countries attempt to navigate a dispute over ...

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Palestine resigns Arab League presidency after normalisation deals

Palestine resigned its presidency of the Arab League, which began this month and was due to end next March, in protest at Bahrain and the UAE’s ...

Russia vows military cooperation with Iran

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Russia vows military cooperation with Iran

Russia has vowed to develop military cooperation with Iran after a UN arms embargo expires in October.

Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

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Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump said that he was imposing sanctions on Iranians for violating a UN arms embargo and demanded enforcement by US allies.

Lebanese president warns of ‘hell’ if government not formed

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Lebanese president warns of ‘hell’ if government not formed

President Michel Aoun has said that Lebanon faces ‘hell’ if a new Lebanese government is not formed amid coronavirus, an unprecedented economic ...

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