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Lebanon must strike deal with Syria to use export crossing-minister

Lebanon must strike deal with Syria to use export crossing-minister

Lebanon must seek a deal with Syria so Lebanese exporters can reach wider Middle East markets via the Syrian border

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Turkey says it has new evidence of Gulen coup links, will discuss with U.S.

Turkey says it has new evidence of Gulen coup links, will discuss with U.S.

Turkey has obtained fresh evidence linking supporters of a U.S.-based cleric to a 2016 failed military coup, Justice Minister Abdulhamit

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Iraqi protesters call for downfall of politicians

Iraqi protesters call for downfall of politicians

Thousands of Iraqis angry about poor services protested in Baghdad and the southern oil hub of Basra on Friday, calling

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Three killed as Israel strikes targets ‘throughout Gaza’

Three killed as Israel strikes targets ‘throughout Gaza’

Israeli aircraft and tanks hit targets throughout the Gaza Strip Friday after shots were fired at troops along the border,

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Oil storage blast in central Iran kills two, fire contained – Tasnim

Oil storage blast in central Iran kills two, fire contained – Tasnim

An explosion at an Iranian oil storage facility in the central industrial zone of Khomein on Friday killed two people

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Egypt, Sudan seek to bolster ties after yearslong tension

Egypt, Sudan seek to bolster ties after yearslong tension

The leaders of Egypt and Sudan have agreed to mend ties, frayed by repeated failures to reach a deal over

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China and UAE sign deals as president visits Abu Dhabi

China and UAE sign deals as president visits Abu Dhabi

China and the United Arab Emirates signed a raft of economic agreements Friday as President Xi Jinping held "extensive talks"

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Saudi air defences intercept missiles above capital, coalition says

Saudi air defences intercept missiles above capital, coalition says

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had intercepted two missiles launched by Yemen's Houthi militia over the capital Riyadh, as

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Putin praises Erdogan’s ‘great political authority’

Putin praises Erdogan’s ‘great political authority’

Russian strongman Vladimir Putin on Monday congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election triumph, saying the result pointed

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Turkey’s Erdogan fetes poll triumph, opposition troubled

Turkey’s Erdogan fetes poll triumph, opposition troubled

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday celebrated winning five more years in office with sweeping new powers after a decisive

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Saudi women take victory laps as driving ban ends

Saudi women take victory laps as driving ban ends

Women in Saudi Arabia took to the roads early on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world's last ban

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Gazan dies of wounds from Israel border clash: ministry

Gazan dies of wounds from Israel border clash: ministry

A Palestinian man shot by Israeli forces two days ago during clashes on the Gaza border died of his wounds

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Egypt raises military pensions amid austerity measures

Egypt raises military pensions amid austerity measures

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15 percent amid a

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Erdogan seeks to cement power in Turkey’s high-stakes votes

Erdogan seeks to cement power in Turkey’s high-stakes votes

Turkey held high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday that could consolidate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's grip on power or

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In about-face, Iraq’s maverick al-Sadr moves closer to Iran

In about-face, Iraq’s maverick al-Sadr moves closer to Iran

Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric who emerged as the main winner in Iraq's parliamentary elections last month, campaigned on

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Turkish lira, shares boosted by Erdogan election win

Turkish markets rallied on Monday as investors bet on Tayyip Erdogan's presidential election victory bringing political stability, setting aside any concerns over the direction...

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