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Europe · Tehran

Iran confirms seizure of 2 Greek oil tankers in Persian Gulf

40% Center coverage: 60 sources
Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers Friday in helicopter-launched raids. The action appeared to be retaliation for Athens’ assistance in the U.S. seizure of crude oil from an Iranian-flagged tanker. The raid marks the first major incident at sea in months as tensions remain high between Iran and the West.See the Story
Middle East · Ramallah

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager in West Bank, Palestinian ministry says

47% Left coverage: 32 sources
The death raises to five the number of Palestinian teenagers killed during Israeli military operations in the West Bank in a month. Israeli-Palestinian violence has intensified in recent weeks with near-daily arrest raids in Palestinian-administered areas of West Bank. Israeli ultranationalists plan to march through the main Muslim thoroughfare of the Old City of Jerusalem.See the Story
Protest · Abadan

Iran Protesters Seek Justice as Building Collapse Toll Rises

46% Center coverage: 26 sources
Hundreds take to streets in southwestern Iran demanding justice after tower block collapse. Large section of the 10-storey Metropol building crumbled on Monday, causing one of Iran's deadliest such disasters in years. At least 10 people were arrested following the incident, including the mayor and two former mayors.See the Story
Middle East · Tel Aviv District

‘Frozen In Time’: Scientists Make Huge 2,100-Year-Old Discovery In Israel

42% Center coverage: 7 sources
Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed the 2,100-year-old remains of a farmstead. The farmstead was abandoned in a hurry, possibly to avoid an impending military invasion. Archaeologists also found traces of a much earlier settlement at the site. The discoveries include the remains of the farmstead from the second century B.C.See the Story
Middle East · Iran

iran: Iran seizes 2 Greek tankers in Persian Gulf as tensions rise

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
Middle East News: DUBAI: Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard seized two Greek oil tankers Friday in helicopter-launched raids in the Persian Gulf, officials said.See the Story
Middle East · Baku

Turkey Shows Off Drones at Azerbaijan Air Show

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
Turkey is showcasing its defence technology at the aerospace and technology festival Teknofest. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to attend Saturday. Turkey's TB2 drones are manufactured by aerospace company Baykar Defence. Erdogan's increasingly prominent son-in-law Selcuk Bayraktar is chief technology officer.See the Story
Middle East · Egypt

Egypt releases Somalia girl who killed driver for attempted rape

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
The Egyptian Public Prosecution on Friday ordered the release of a 15-year-old Somali girl in the case of her killing a tuk-tuk driver with a knife after he attempted to rape her. Police investigations confirmed the legitimacy of her account in the investigations.See the Story
Middle East · Red Sea

Marsa Alam Airport receives 15K tourists from 11 European countries - Egypt Independent

The city of Marsa Alam south of the Red Sea is set to receive about 15,000 European tourists this week, starting from Saturday to Friday. The airport will receive 98 international European flights from Saturday until Friday. These include the first Slovak tourist flight to the city, with 11 European countries organizing trips.See the Story
Middle East · Aleppo

Popular rallying in Aleppo and countryside in protest against Turkish occupation

A mass gathering was held on Saturday at Saadallah Al-Jabri main Square in Aleppo in rejection of Turkish occupation. Locals in Tal Rifaat area and its vicinity in Aleppo northern countryside protested against crimes of Turkish regime and its mercenaries against civilians, SANA said.See the Story

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