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“The alliance must bomb the machine for terrorism… the channel of IS, al-Qaeda and al-Nusra front, Al Jazeera the terrorists,” Dhahi Khalfan tweeted.

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has refused to allow aid deliveries to resume a day after it pledged to lift the siege on sea and airports, the UN said.

MbS: Iran leader is 'Hitler of the Middle East'

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MbS: Iran leader is 'Hitler of the Middle East'

Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has given his first interview since the arrest of dozens of high-profile businessmen and princes in an anti-corruption crackdown.

Syrian opposition agrees on united delegation for Geneva talks Syrian opposition agrees on united delegation for Geneva talks

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Syrian opposition agrees on united delegation for Geneva talks

Syrian opposition groups in Riyadh agree to send a 50-strong unified delegation to meet with President Bashar al-Assad in Geneva next ...

Saudi Arabia to issue first tourist visas in 2018

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Saudi Arabia to issue first tourist visas in 2018

Saudi Arabia is set to begin issuing tourist visas in 2018, part of the powerful crown prince's plans to open up the secluded kingdom to foreign ...

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Saudi Arabia 'agrees $7 billion US arms deal'

Saudi Arabia has reportedly agreed to buy $7 billion worth of precision guided munitions from US companies, despite Washington's increasing criticism of its bombing campaign in Yemen.

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Former Saudi spy: Lebanon’s crisis stems from Yemen

Indepth: The New Arab discussed with a former MI5 agent the reasons behind Saudi's reasons for pressuring Lebanon's delicate institutional ...

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Yemen port and airport 'opened for vital aid delivery'

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has reopened as the country continues to descend in chaos while the humanitarian situation ...

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Saudi coalition blacklists Islamist groups, individuals in Qatar boycott

A Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar added 11 more individuals and two other entities including a prominent group of Islamic scholars to their ...

Bad day for Saudi diplomacy: Lebanese reversal, Syria summit

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Bad day for Saudi diplomacy: Lebanese reversal, Syria summit

Saudi diplomacy is not having a good day and the kingdom’s bullish 32-year-old crown prince is seen as the driving force behind the foreign ...

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Russia, Iran, Turkey agree to advance peace in Syria

The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran met on Wednesday to discuss ways to advance a political settlement in Syria as Syrian opposition groups ...

Saudi Arabia to 'reopen Yemen ports to aid'

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Saudi Arabia to 'reopen Yemen ports to aid'

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said it would reopen key ports to aid, as humanitarian agencies warn the country faced the largest ...

Is <em>Riyadh</em> boycotting Kathem al-Saher for his Qatari nationality?

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Is Riyadh boycotting Kathem al-Saher for his Qatari nationality?

Rumours surrounding the fate of Kathem al-Saher's career in Saudi Arabia have been squashed this week, after a source confirmed the cancellation ...

Putin informs Trump about talks with Assad: Kremlin

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Putin informs Trump about talks with Assad: Kremlin

Russia's Vladimir Putin discussed Syria with his US counterpart Donald Trump on Tuesday, following the Russian leader's surprise summit with ...

Putin to hold Syria peace talks with Erdogan, Rouhani

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Putin to hold Syria peace talks with Erdogan, Rouhani

Putin's meeting with Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani comes as Ankara, Moscow and Tehran cooperate with ...

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Syria opposition meets in Riyadh under pressure to compromise

Syrian opposition figures have gathered in Saudi Arabia to form an overhauled delegation to peace talks that are under pressure to water down key demands including Assad's ouster.

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Syrians look to limit Russian influence in opposition talks

Syrian activists are calling on the opposition to isolate a pro-Moscow group from negotiations, as Russia looks for 'victor's peace' with ...

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History makes itself: This week in Middle East football

For the first time in football history, Palestine will beat Israel in the FIFA rankings, as the country sees a resurgence in confidence on the ...

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Hariri makes anticipated return home to Lebanon

Saad Hariri, who resigned as prime minister earlier this month, has returned home to Lebanon, making brief visits to Egypt and Cyprus on Tuesday.

Israeli blogger posts selfies from Prophet's Mosque in Medina

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Israeli blogger posts selfies from Prophet's Mosque in Medina

An Israeli blogger, known as Ben Tzion, posted this week images of himself taken inside the Mosque of the Prophet in Saudi Arabia, sparking ...

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Lebanon's Hariri lands in Cairo for talks with Sisi

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri landed in Cairo on Tuesday for talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi before returning to ...

Israel's Netanyahu to meet France's Macron to discuss Lebanon

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Israel's Netanyahu to meet France's Macron to discuss Lebanon

Israeli prime minister is due to meet the French president in Paris next month to discuss "ideas to stabilise the situation in Lebanon"

Iran's president says Arab League "worn-out and ineffective" body

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Iran's president says Arab League "worn-out and ineffective" body

Iranian president criticised the Arab League for supporting Saudi Arabia in its crimes against Yemen describing them as "worn-out and ...

Saudi coalition 'endangers thousands of Yemeni lives daily'

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Saudi coalition 'endangers thousands of Yemeni lives daily'

Using a scale for categorising food security, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network said that even before the current blockade, more than ...

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