Category: Middle East

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staffNovember 8, 2017

US urges UN action after Saudi blames Iran over missile

The United States has called on the United Nations to act against Iran after Saudi Arabia, a Washington ally, accused ...

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staffNovember 7, 2017

Saudi Crown Prince says Iran supply of rockets is military aggression

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Tuesday Iran supplying militias in Yemen with rockets is considered “direct ...

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staffNovember 6, 2017

Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border

A Saudi prince has been killed when the helicopter he was travelling in crashed near the border with Yemen, state ...

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staffNovember 6, 2017

Hezbollah – PM Hariri forced by Saudis to resign

The leader of Shia group Hezbollah has said that Saudi Arabia forced the Lebanese prime minister to resign. Saad al-Hariri ...

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staffNovember 5, 2017

Iran rejects Lebanon PM’s claims

Iran says the surprise resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri is part of a plot to stoke tensions in ...

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staffNovember 5, 2017

Saudi princes held in corruption purge

A new Saudi anti-corruption body has detained 11 princes, four sitting ministers and dozens of former ministers, media reports say. ...

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staffNovember 2, 2017

Supreme Leader Khamenei says U.S. is Iran’s number one enemy – TV

The United States is Iran’s “number one enemy” and Tehran will never succumb to Washington’s pressure over a multinational nuclear ...

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staffNovember 2, 2017

US approves $1billion Qatar arms deal despite Gulf crisis

The United States government on Wednesday approved a $1.1 billion deal to service Qatar’s F-15 fighter jets despite the diplomatic ...

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staffNovember 1, 2017

Tense standoff at Australia refugee camp

Hundreds of fearful refugees were urged to leave an Australian detention camp in Papua New Guinea Wednesday as conditions worsened ...

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staffNovember 1, 2017

Hamas hands over Egypt border crossing to Palestinian authority

Hamas handed over control of the Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt to the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday, an AFP journalist ...