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Dead zones are areas of the sea where the lack of oxygen makes it difficult for fish to survive. The Arabian Sea zone 'is the most intense in the world'

Libyan authorities have transferred a number of migrants said to be in 'critical' conditions to hospital after the discovery of around 100 people in shipping containers.

Trump and Putin agree to secure Israel's Syria 'border'

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Trump and Putin agree to secure Israel's Syria 'border'

Russia and the US appear to have agreed a deal to secure the Golan border, illegally occupied by Israel, during a meeting between Putin and Trump in Helsinki.

Trump brags about causing Iran 'turmoil' with new sanctions

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Trump brags about causing Iran 'turmoil' with new sanctions

'It is not good for us or for the world, but they have riots in all their cities,' Trump told Fox News.

Scores of Taliban captives released in Afghan commando raid

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Scores of Taliban captives released in Afghan commando raid

Fifty-four Taliban prisoners have been released from captivity in Afghanistan, following a raid by commandos on Tuesday.

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Hundreds of refugees land in Italy after EU deal

Two ships carrying refugees were allowed to dock after EU states agreed to take in refugees.

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UAE court dismisses criminal case against Abraaj equity boss

An Emirati court Sunday dismissed a criminal case against the head of embattled Abraaj private equity group over bounced cheques for millions of ...

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Last Kurdish YPG fighters leave Syria's Manbij

The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) led the 2016 offensive to rid Manbij of the Islamic State group and had kept military advisers in ...

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Mossad had 'hours to break into Iranian nuclear facility'

Details have emerged of how Mossad agents managed to break into Iran's nuclear facilities and gather key intelligence information for Israel.

Syria rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of uprising in Daraa

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Syria rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of uprising in Daraa

Hundreds of Syrian opposition fighters and their families were evacuated from Daraa in south Syria.

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Malta and France 'agree to take 100 migrants': Italy

Malta and France agreed to take 100 of the 450 migrants who were rescued from a fishing boat in the Mediterranean, claiming victory in the ...

Syrian regime targeting Idlib 'would destroy Astana peace efforts'

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Syrian regime targeting Idlib 'would destroy Astana peace efforts'

Turkey has reportedly warned that a Syrian offensive on rebel-held Idlib would "completely destroy" deals brokered during Astana talks.

Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

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Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

The leaders discussed the Jerusalem embassy move and Trump's so-called "deal of the century".

Rouhani: US sanctions will not economically isolate Iran

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Rouhani: US sanctions will not economically isolate Iran

Iranian President has asserted that US sanctions will not stop Iran from interacting with the rest of the world.

Daraa rebels surrendering as brutal Assad regime continues assault

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Daraa rebels surrendering as brutal Assad regime continues assault

Syrian rebels in Daraa, dubbed as the cradle of the Syrian revolution are surrendering their weapons amid Assad regime advances.

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Italy and Malta in quarrel over rescuing stranded refugees

Italy and Malta argued over who was responsible for rescuing around 450 migrants cramped onto a fishing boat on Friday.

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Riyadh welcomes FIFA action on World Cup pirate broadcasters

Saudi Arabia has welcomed FIFA's move towards legal action in the country over pirate broadcasters illegally showing World Cup matches, alleging ...

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No US 'permission' needed to stay in Syria: Tehran

A senior adviser to Iran's ayatollah said Tehran has no intention to leave Syria and 'won't heed' Washington's demand to do so.

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US declines French request for Iran oil exemptions

Washington had previously said it would consider exemptions on a case-by-case basis for businesses operating in Iran.

Nappy-clad orange baby blimp leads anti-Trump protests in London Nappy-clad orange baby blimp leads anti-Trump protests in London

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Nappy-clad orange baby blimp leads anti-Trump protests in London

The US President began his widely opposed state visit by slamming Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy.

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UN to vote on South Sudan arms embargo, sanctions

The world's newest country has been rocked by civil war since December 2013, with tens of thousands dead and four million displaced.

UN approves South Sudan arms embargo, sanctions

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UN approves South Sudan arms embargo, sanctions

The world's newest country has been rocked by civil war since December 2013, with tens of thousands dead and four million displaced.

South Sudan needs a stronger state and reconciliation

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South Sudan needs a stronger state and reconciliation

Comment: Unless sustainable plans are put in place to guide the world's newest failed state, South Sudan will continue to sign agreements with ...

Boris Johnson's resignation 'delays' decision on jailed British-Iranian

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Boris Johnson's resignation 'delays' decision on jailed British-Iranian

The final decision to grant diplomatic protection to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces new delays after the surprise resignation of UK Foreign ...

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