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The UN security council may be considering a draft resolution that will condemn Tehran for supplying Yemen's Houthi weapons with missiles that have been used to target Saudi Arabia.

Iran will recover the costs of its investments in the Syria war by exploiting the war-torn country's natural resources, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's top military adviser has said.

Lindsay Lohan boosts 'trend-setting' London Modest Fashion Week

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Lindsay Lohan boosts 'trend-setting' London Modest Fashion Week

In its second edition, the world's foremost discrete fashion event appeals to new audiences beyond modest clothing customers with a message of empowerment and practicality, reports Sophia Akram.

Dozens killed in clashes as Yemen troops target Al-Qaeda

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Dozens killed in clashes as Yemen troops target Al-Qaeda

Special forces launched operation "Al-Faisal" on Sunday in attempt to eliminate the encroaching Al-Qaeda presence in Yemen's oil-rich Hadramaut ...

<em>Iran</em> locates plane wreckage after mountain blizzard

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Iran locates plane wreckage after mountain blizzard

Iranian rescue teams have found the site of the plane crash after the search was postponed due to adverse weather conditions.

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Saudi, Israeli leaders asked Washington to bomb Iran: Kerry

The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel asked Washington to bomb Iran in the years before the 2015 nuclear deal, former US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has revealed.

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Gulf crisis simmering down, says France special envoy

A dispute between a Saudi-led bloc and Qatar has simmered down amid signs there is a desire to end the rift, France's special envoy for the Gulf ...

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'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

Tensions between the two countries have been building in recent months, with Israel fearing that Iran is trying to establish a ...

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Plane crashes in Iran killing all 66 aboard

An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country's Zagros mountains on Sunday killing all 66 people on board, officials ...

66 feared dead as plane crashes in <em>Iran</em> mountains

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66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains

An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country's Zagros mountains on Sunday, however it is unknown if there are any ...

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Iranian wrestler banned for throwing match

Wrestling's international body has banned an Iranian athlete and his coach after the wrestler deliberately lost a match at a competition.

India and <em>Iran</em> step up efforts to stabilise Afghanistan

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India and Iran step up efforts to stabilise Afghanistan

India and Iran's leaders met to discuss increasing efforts to bring stability to war-torn Afghanistan.

Draft UN resolution targets Iran's role in Yemen

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Draft UN resolution targets Iran's role in Yemen

The UK, US and France have put forward a draft resolution to condemn Iran for failing to prevent Houthi rebels in Yemen from obtaining ...

Iran's 'proxy armies' must stop: US

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Iran's 'proxy armies' must stop: US

The US has warned that action must be taken to prevent Iran from continuing its "Hizballah-like" proxy armies to spread influence in ...

Iranian scientist facing death penalty granted citizenship in Sweden

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Iranian scientist facing death penalty granted citizenship in Sweden

Sweden has granted citizenship to an Iranian academic Ahmadreza Djalali who was convicted of spying for Mossad.

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Saudi-owned channel gives up UK-EU licence over 'biased coverage'

Saudi-owned news channel Al Arabiya has reportedly given up its licence to broadcast in the UK and EU to avoid paying financial penalties over biased coverage.

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Pakistan to send thousands of troops to Saudi Arabia

Pakistan will deploy soldiers to Saudi Arabia to help train troops in the kingdom, but the decision has led to a backlash back home.

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UN condemns ‘surge’ in Iranian executions of juvenile offenders

Concerns are raised over the executions of juvenile offenders in Iran, where three have already been put to death this year.

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Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in Azerbaijan

Comment: Saudi Arabia and Iran are extending their bitter rivalry beyond the Middle East, into the Caucasus, writes James Dorsey.

US senator ends block on arms sales to GCC

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US senator ends block on arms sales to GCC

Republican Senator Bob Corker said he will end the arms sales block which was a bid to pressure the Gulf states to find a solution to the ...

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Turkey establishes new 'observation point' in Idlib province

The new point will be the sixth such position in Syria's Idlib province after two were set up earlier in February.

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

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Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

There is no tool more powerful than BDS and there is a chance for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, veteran Israeli journalist Gideon ...

UN envoy: Syria situation at 'most worrying' point

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UN envoy: Syria situation at 'most worrying' point

Staffan de Mistura called for immediate de-escalation of fighting in Syria, as the US and Iran exchanged accusations of blame for the ...

Tillerson demands 'Iranian-backed militias withdraw from Syria'

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Tillerson demands 'Iranian-backed militias withdraw from Syria'

The US diplomat voiced his concern over Iran's military presence in Syria, citing the recent confrontation between Israel and Iran as ...

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