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Turkish obstructionism against Swedish and Finnish NATO membership, its limited offensive in Iraq, and its prospective offensive in Syria have grabbed international attention. But more significant is Turkey’s growing diplomatic tension with Greece, an ever-festering lesion that threatens to burst.

Turkey’s resistance to Swedish and Finnish NATO memberships is a…

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Lebanon on Tuesday signed an agreement with Egypt and Syria to import 720 million cubic meters of Egyptian natural gas annually through Syrian territory amid shortages of electricity supplies in Lebanon, which is suffering under a severe energy crisis and chronic outages.

The agreement still needs to be signed off…

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The London-based Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper also reported recently a comment by Egyptian MP Hazem El-Gendy which revealed that half of Egypt’s doctors — 110,000 out of more than 212,000 — had fled the country during the same period.

“During the recent period, especially the last three years, Egypt has witnessed…

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Lebanon and Israel, officially at a state of war, are holding indirect talks in an effort to settle a border dispute with potentially billions of dollars at stake.

At its heart is the gas-rich Karish field located in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, which Israel has plans to start exploiting.

“Lebanon…

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Human Rights Watch in April released a report with Amnesty International documenting an ethnic cleansing campaign against Tigrayans by officials and security forces from the neighboring Amhara region.

In a May 26 letter to the EU and member states, Human Rights Watch called for clear human rights benchmarks to underpin…

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More than 100 men who worked at the British embassy in Afghanistan remain in the country, with some telling the BBC they have been beaten and tortured.

The men worked for the global security company, GardaWorld, and many had been in post for more than a decade.

Several shared photos…

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