Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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The first exploration well off the Lebanese coast – French oil giant Total

The first exploration well off the Lebanese coast – French oil giant Total

A ship that will set up the first oil and gas exploration well off the Lebanese coast has arrived in...

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Over Coronavirus, UAE halts Iran flights

Over Coronavirus, UAE halts Iran flights

The United Arab Emirates, Iran's biggest Gulf trading partner, suspended all passenger and cargo flights to the Islamic republic Tuesday...

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Clashes upon migrant detention centers construction in Greece

Clashes upon migrant detention centers construction in Greece

Clashes broke out overnight on the Greek islands of Lesbos and Chios, where residents tried to prevent the construction of...

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Two Turkish troops killed in Libya – Erdogan stated

Two Turkish troops killed in Libya – Erdogan stated

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said two Turkish troops have been killed in Libya. "We have two martyrs there...

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New round of rockets towards Israel

New round of rockets towards Israel

Israel's army said in a statement that 20 "projectiles" had been fired from the Palestinian enclave on Monday, 18 of...

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US calls for the protection of its troops as Iraqi lawmakers schedule confidence vote

US calls for the protection of its troops as Iraqi lawmakers schedule confidence vote

On Monday, Iraqi lawmakers scheduled a confidence vote for the government of prime minister-designate Mohammad Allawi later this week, as...

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Israel strikes Gaza and Syria

Israel strikes Gaza and Syria

In response to rockets fired toward southern Israel on Sunday evening, the Israel military said early Monday that it struck...

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“Hirak” first birthday in Algeria

“Hirak” first birthday in Algeria

This weekend marks a year since the birth of the protest movement known as "Hirak" in Algeria. Anti-regime protesters have...

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Syrian rebel fighters are in Libya, Erdogan confirms

Syrian rebel fighters are in Libya, Erdogan confirms

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed for the first time on Friday that Syrian fighters are in Libya alongside training...

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U.S. seeks a peace deal with Taliban to withdraw its troops

U.S. seeks a peace deal with Taliban to withdraw its troops

A senior U.S. State Department official says the seven-day “reduction of violence" deal promised by the Taliban will begin “tonight,"...

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Parliament elections favors conservatives in Iran

Parliament elections favors conservatives in Iran

A voting for a new parliament took place in Iran on Friday, which is considered as a key measure of...

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Turkey and Russia war of words on the last rebel enclave

Turkey and Russia war of words on the last rebel enclave

Turkey-backed opposition forces attacked government troops in a village in northwest Syria on Thursday, triggering violent clashes between the two...

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Shootings in Germany, at least eight killed

Shootings in Germany, at least eight killed

Two shootings at Shisha bars in Germany killed at least eight people, with an unknown number of attackers still at...

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Lebanese captain arrested over arms-trafficking-case

Lebanese captain arrested over arms-trafficking-case

An Italian prosecutor stated on Wednesday that the captain of a Lebanese-flagged cargo ship was arrested in northern Italy for...

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Pakistan investigate soybean dust’s link to deaths in Karachi

Pakistan investigate soybean dust’s link to deaths in Karachi

Following the deaths of at least 14 people and dozens of illnesses in the southern port city of Karachi, authorities...

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Hezbollah opposes IMF management amid Lebanon’s crisis

Facing a huge public debt burden and a liquidity crunch, the government on Tuesday appointed international investment firm Lazard and law firm Cleary Gottlieb...

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