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Houthi missile fired at Riyadh 'made in Iran': Haley

14 December, 2017

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said that a missile fired by the Houthi rebels at Saudi Arabia was made in Iran.

Russia set to resume flights to Egypt

14 December, 2017

Over two years since the Metrojet Flight 9268 bombing that killed all 224 passengers on board, Egyptian and Russian ministers will agree to resume commercial flights between the countries

Lebanon-Syria border crossing to reopen after five years

14 December, 2017

The al-Qaa border crossing between Lebanon and Syria is set to reopen after five years, in another sign of the Syrian regime's increasing control over its territory.

Gaza restaurant offers North Koreans discounts... but no takers

14 December, 2017

Though Gaza restaurant owner Raba knows there are no North Koreans in the besieged enclave, he hopes they will come someday, perhaps after joining other foreign aid workers.

Pence Middle East trip going ahead amid Jerusalem outrage

14 December, 2017

US Vice President Mike Pence will still visit the Egypt and Israel on Tuesday despite controversy and cancellations following the Washington administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Iraq hangs 38 members of IS, al-Qaeda for 'terrorism'

14 December, 2017

Iraq has executed 38 militants belonging to the Islamic State group or al-Qaeda for terrorism offences, days after declaring victory over jihadists.

Ahmed Shafiq 'detained in Cairo hotel by Egyptian military'

14 December, 2017

Presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq is on lock down in a luxury hotel and under pressure to retract his bid for the Egyptian presidency, according to sources.

Saudi king approves $19 billion private sector boost

14 December, 2017

The Saudi monarch has approved a list of economic measures put forward by his son Mohammed bin Salman, designed to boost the private sector, with emphasis on technology and housing.

MSF: 6,700 Rohingya killed in month of Myanmar violence

14 December, 2017

Thousands of Rohingya were shot, burned alive or beaten to death in the first month of a Myanmar military crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state, Doctors Without Borders said.

Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

14 December, 2017

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the United States has disqualified itself as a mediator following the Jerusalem move, breaking with years of policy to court the US.

Israel closes Gaza border crossings as strikes intensify

14 December, 2017

Israel closed its Gaza border crossings on Thursday after a week of intense rocket fire by Palestinian militants sparked by US President Donald Trump's Jerusalem move.

Guterres: Iran may be defying UN on missiles

14 December, 2017

The UN chief said in a report to the Security Council that the United Nations is investigating Iran's possible transfer of ballistic missiles to Yemen’s Houthi rebels.

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