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Turkey's normalization with Egypt depends largely on whether the two rivals can find common ground in the Libyan conflict, but Ankara shows no sign of backing down in Libya, writes @Metin4020 .

US Navy fires 30 warning shots to ward off Iranian speed boats

Protests and violence break out in mixed Jewish-Arab cities of Israel

#Israel's evolving security crisis has put a damper on the formation of a new government, writes @mazalm3 

Wedding singer Metin Kilicaslan has been in Turkish prison since 2015 on charges of PKK membership. The evidence used to convict him includes text messages where a friend tells him, “There’s a wedding in our neighborhood.” via @amberinzaman 


Photo of the Day: A pair of homemade prosthetic legs, belonging to 8-year-old Maya Meri, is seen at a prosthetic center in Istanbul, Turkey, July 5, 2018 (photo by Reuters/Osman Orsal). . . . #photooftheday  #turkey  #prosthetics 

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After at least 27 former Turkish diplomats were arrested as suspects in an alleged conspiracy, there is mounting evidence that many of them were tortured and threatened with rape @amberinzaman 

Iraqi politicians call to expel US troops following Trump visit

#Saudi women recently launched a hashtag #StopEnslavingSaudiWomen  calling for an end to the male guardianship system

Gazan medical staff received training inside #Israel  on the novel #coronavirus  in unpublicized coordination between #Hamas  and Israel

Iraqis demand action as popular archaeological site neglected