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The airstrikes targeted a Hamas base in southern Gaza in response to incendiary kites and balloons launched into Israel.

Aquarius migrants land in Spain after week-long immigration crisis

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Aquarius migrants land in Spain after week-long immigration crisis

The first boat of the Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants on board was warmly welcomed in Spain on Sunday after a week-long immigration row which saw Italy turned them away

Israel bombs Gaza target for flying 'burning protest kites'

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Israel bombs Gaza target for flying 'burning protest kites'

The drone strike is the latest Israeli 'deterrent' against further incendiary kite and balloon protests, as Israel warns more protesters could ...

Italy new anti-immigration minister bans more migrant rescue boats

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Italy new anti-immigration minister bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its ...

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Spain offers healthcare to stranded migrants in Italy spat

Spain has announced it will extend public healthcare to migrants as Italy finds itself under the spotlight for its decision to refuse entry to the migrants stranded at sea.

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Gaza marks Eid al-Fitr at border as protests continue

Palestinians gathered near the Gaza border to perform their morning Eid al-Fitr prayer marking 11 weeks of protest

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Italy anger after France slams Rome over stranded migrants

Tensions between France and Italy have flared after Paris criticised Rome's decision to refuse entry to the migrants stranded at sea.

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MSF slams European response as refugees head to Spain

Refugees must endure another four days before reaching land, after Italy and Malta refused to let the rescue ship dock.

Spain offers harbour for migrants trapped in <em>Mediterranean</em> limbo

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Spain offers harbour for migrants trapped in Mediterranean limbo

Spain has stepped up to take in more than 600 refugees after Italy and Malta refused to allow the MSF rescue ship to dock.

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Hundreds of Mediterranean migrants stranded amid MSF ship 'standoff'

Italy and Malta have refused to allow a Doctors Without Borders rescue ship carrying 629 migrants to use their ports.

Israel destroys land-to-sea Hamas tunnel in Gaza: army

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Israel destroys land-to-sea Hamas tunnel in Gaza: army

A Hamas tunnel providing unseen access to the sea from their base was destroyed by an Israeli airstrike, reports said on Sunday.

Israeli plane fires warning shots into Gaza

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Israeli plane fires warning shots into Gaza

Israeli army have fired warning shots into Gaza as protesters seek alternate - and safer ways - to demonstrate.

Syrian Kurdish officials 'ready to talk' to Assad regime

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Syrian Kurdish officials 'ready to talk' to Assad regime

The Syrian Democratic Front party which is in control of northeastern Syria is prepared to hold talks with the brutal Assad regime over the ...

Top Tunisian minister fired over deadly migrant shipwreck

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Top Tunisian minister fired over deadly migrant shipwreck

Tunisia's PM fired his interior minister after "security failures" saw over 100 migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of the ...

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Dear France, not all migrants can be 'Spiderman'

Aid workers helping people like Gassama also view Macron's gesture as a PR stunt that does not address tens of thousands more like him, writes Adama Manu.

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More than 50 people die in Mediterranean crossings

Scores of refugees have died in shipwrecks while trying to reach Europe.

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Bodies of 11 migrants recovered off Tunisian coast

Eleven migrants were recovered and 67 others rescued after their boat began sinking off Tunisia's southern coast on Sunday, according to the ...

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Nine migrants, mainly children, drown off Turkish coast

Six children were among a group of nine migrants that drowned off the coast of Turkey, state media reported on Sunday.

Lebanon begins first round of offshore oil exploration

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Lebanon begins first round of offshore oil exploration

Offshore oil and gas exploration begins in Lebanon following government approval last year.

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Spain saves over 500 migrants attempting Mediterranean journey

The number of migrants arriving in Spain has increased dramatically since the EU struck deals last year to stem the flow arrivals in Greece and ...

Israel's sea barrier to further isolate besieged Gaza

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Israel's sea barrier to further isolate besieged Gaza

Israel began building a sea barrier off the Mediterranean coast, Tel Aviv announced on Sunday, further isolating the besieged Gaza ...

Nearly 1,500 migrants rescued in the <em>Mediterranean</em>

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Nearly 1,500 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

Around 1,500 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean on Thursday and Friday in operations involving the Italian navy.

Dozens referred to trial for human trafficking in Egypt

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Dozens referred to trial for human trafficking in Egypt

Dozens of people in Egypt have been referred to court charged with people smuggling.

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