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Turkey: 104 ‘plotters’ sentenced to life

A Turkish court handed life sentences to 104 suspects over their involvement in the July 2016 attempted coup, according to state media. The former military personnel were given "aggravated life sentences" by a court in...

French diplomacy saves Lebanon from engaging in a war, claimed President Macron

According to Reuters’ reports, the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, sees his country as the problem solver of Lebanese “political crisis”, whereby referring to last year’s situation. In a public statement, President Macron also...
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Economic cooperation boosts Lebanon-Saudi ties

Economic cooperation between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia are set to take-off. More than twenty agreements are set to be signed by both companies following the formation of a new government, said Walid Al-Bukhari, charge...
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Diplomatic ties strengthens between Ethiopia and Eritrea

Diplomatic ties between Ethiopia and Eritrea have resulted in boosting of economic ties between the two former foes. For the first time in two decades, an Ethiopian ship docked in an Eritrean port on Wednesday....
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Qatar: Economic blockade turned into opportunity

Stifling economic blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia and Egypt on Qatar will continue to remain in place until further notice with neither Saudi Arabia nor Egypt will to "make any concessions" towards...
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Economic deal between Lebanon and Syria vital to their economies

In efforts aimed at making an economic deal with Syria, which could potentially also see an increase in the footprint of Lebanon’s exports, Raed Khoury, the country’s caretaker economy minister stated Lebanon must seek...
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Strait of Hormuz: Its strategic importance for sea-borne oil

The Strait of Hormuz, a strategic artery which links producers of crude oil from the Middle East to markets in the Asia Pacific region, Europe, North America and beyond, is of strategic importance to...
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MESA can co-exist with Qatar dispute

MESA (Middle East Strategic Alliance) was created to serve as a bulwark against extremism and Iran. But with Saudi Arabia, the Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cutting off trade and travel ties with Qatar in...

Oil sales will continue: Hassan Rouhani

Oil sales will continue and Iran will break U.S. imposed sanctions, said a defiant Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after the United States reimposed sanctions on Iran’s vital energy and banking sectors. “America wanted to...
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Qatar takes UAE to UN International Court of Justice

According to a report by Qatar’s state news agency (QNA), Qatar has dragged the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United Nation’s highest judicial body, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), alleging human rights...