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1. Iran says military shot down plane in error

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Iran said on Saturday it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 people aboard and voiced its deep regret, after initially denying it brought down the aircraft in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on US targets in Iraq...

2. Missile suspected in Iran plane crash

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The plane crash in Iran that killed 176 people aboard was likely brought down by a missile unintentionally, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says, while Tehran has invited officials from the US, Ukraine, and Canada to join the investigation...

3. Both US and Iran claim ‘self defence’

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Iranian UN ambassador has sent a letter to the UN Security Council calling Tehran’s missile strikes a "measured and proportionate" act of "self-defense,” while the US also says killing Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani was for self defence...

4. Iran attacks US air bases in revenge

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Iran launched missile attacks on US-led forces in Iraq early on Wednesday in retaliation for the US drone strike on an Iranian commander whose killing last week raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East...

5. Oil surges after attack on Saudi oil facilities

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Oil prices surged on Monday, with Brent crude posting its biggest intra-day percentage gain since the Gulf War in 1991, after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday shut over 5% of global supply. ...

6. New missile scenarios tossed in the mix

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Reports in the Turkish Cypriot press point to a number of different scenarios, as authorities on both sides of the divided island try to learn more about the rogue missile that ended up on Cypriot soil...

7. No final conclusions yet in stray missile incident

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The Republic of Cyprus remains in the dark over the missile incident in the north, while an effort is underway by officials to sound out “friendly countries” in order to connect the dots...

8. 'No reason to panic' over stray missile

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Turkish Cypriot officials confirmed Monday that they believe a part of a Russian-made S200 missile reached Cyprus early morning and caused multiple explosions, while a team of Turkish experts is traveling to the island to conduct tests...

9. Missile goes astray, hits Cyprus

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A former intelligence chief says an object that crashed in the north after midnight is mostly likely an S-200 surface-to-air missile, based on images and ongoing conflict in the region...

10. Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute

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11. Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran not to attack Idlib

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12. North Korea still wants to talk after Trump nuked summit

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North Korea responded on Friday with measured tones to US President Donald Trump’s decision to call off a historic summit with leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month, saying Pyongyang hoped for a “Trump formula” to resolve the standoff over its nuclear weapons programme...

13. Russia backs off supplying Syria with S-300 missiles

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Russia is not in talks with the Syrian government about supplying advanced S-300 ground-to-air missiles and does not think they are needed, the Izvestia daily cited a top Kremlin aide as saying on Friday, in an apparent U-turn by Moscow...

14. EU can't save Iran deal after Trump nuked it

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European countries are powerless to salvage the nuclear deal with Iran after the United States pulled out, the deputy head of the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said ...

15. Iran targets Israeli bases across Syrian frontier

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Iranian forces in Syria launched a rocket attack on Israeli army bases in the Golan Heights early on Thursday, Israel said, prompting one of the heaviest Israeli barrages against Syria since the conflict there began in 2011...

16. Macron tells it like it is

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Capping a three-day visit, Macron repeatedly criticized Trump’s isolationist principles in a speech to a joint meeting of Congress, an honour given to a small number of visiting foreign leaders...

17. Trump and Macron seek stronger measures on Iran

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With a May 12 deadline looming for Trump to decide on restoring US economic sanctions on Tehran, Macron said he spoke to Trump about a “new deal”...

18. North Korea test freeze blunts its nuclear threat

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North Korea said it no longer needed to conduct nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests because it had reached its weapons development goals...

19. US believes Russia may tamper with chemical evidence

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Syria and Russia deny unleashing poison gas on April 7 during their offensive on Douma...

20. Syrian air defences shoot down missiles over two air bases

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Shayrat air base was targeted last year in a U.S. cruise missile attack in response to a chemical attack that killed at least 70 people...

21. Cypriot protesters tell NATO to go home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-anti-west-protesters-tell-nato-to-go-home

About 250 peace activists gathered outside the American Embassy in Nicosia Monday evening to demonstrate against NATO and the latest military airstrikes against Syria. ...

22. Cypriot activists to protest against strikes in Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-activists-to-protest-strikes-in-syria

An anti-war demonstration is scheduled to take place Monday evening outside the US Embassy in Nicosia, organised by the Cyprus Peace Council which is opposing military strikes against Syria....

23. Turkey not taking sides with anyone on Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-not-taking-sides-with-anyone-on-syria

While Turkey is cooperating with both Russia and Iran to wind down some of the violence in Syria, Ankara has long demanded that President Bashar al-Assad must go...

24. Fighter jets guarded RAF Akrotiri in case of Putin revenge attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fighter-jets-guarded-cyprus-raf-base-in-case-of-putin-revenge-attack

RAF chiefs had the warplanes at "high readiness" on the runway in case Vladimir Putin planned to launch his own jets...

25. Putin predicts global 'chaos' if West hits Syria again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-predicts-global-chaos-if-west-hits-syria-again

The United States, France and Britain have said the missile strikes were limited to Syria’s chemical weapons capabilities and not aimed at toppling Assad...

26. Cypriots protest outside RAF Akrotiri over Syria strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-protest-outside-raf-akrotiri-over-syria-strike

Protestors are demanding the closure of RAF Akrotiri, from where four British Tornado jets hit Syria targets...

27. US says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons programme

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US President Donald Trump called the operation a success...

28. May assures Cyprus that use of RAF base was limited

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29. British jets in Cyprus take part in Syria operation

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Four British Tornado jets took off from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus on Saturday to join precision strikes against Syria, jointly taken on by the US, the UK and France. ...

30. May says UK had no choice but to conduct missile strikes against Syria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-says-uk-had-no-choice-but-to-conduct-missile-strikes-against-syria

More than 100 missiles fired from ships and manned aircraft, the allies struck three of Syria’s main chemical weapons facilities...

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