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

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

Israel bombs Gaza after border blast wounds soldiers

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Israel bombs Gaza after border blast wounds soldiers

Cross-border fire continues between Israel and Gaza as tensions remain high following Trump's Jerusalem decision, with the most serious exchange yet leaving six injured on Saturday.

Drone strike kills two al-Qaeda suspects in central Yemen

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Drone strike kills two al-Qaeda suspects in central Yemen

A US drone strike has killed two al-Qaeda suspects in central Yemen, a security official said.

Former Guantanamo detainee acquitted in Morocco

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Former Guantanamo detainee acquitted in Morocco

Moroccan authorities acquit Yunis Chekkouri, who was held without charge by the US army for over 13 years.

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Netanyahu to visit White House next month: US official

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is to visit the White House in March, a US official said, as he faces calls back home to step down over corruption allegations.

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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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Ankara proposes joint US-Turkish presence in Syria's Manbij

The proposal, which US officials are reportedly considering, would have the YPG withdraw its forces to east of the Euphrates river.

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Tillerson blasts Hizballah, one day after softening his rhetoric

During his trip to Beirut, the US secretary of state said that Hizballah's foreign entanglements aren't in the interests of Lebanese people.

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site Aqsa

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Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site Aqsa

In a rare visit to Jerusalem's holy site, Oman's foreign minister encouraged all Arabs to visit the mosque, describing it as an "obligation".

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Malaysia defends decision to host Israeli delegation

Malaysia has come under fierce criticism for allowing a high-level Israeli delegation to visit the Muslim-majority country.

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

Ali Adam

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

In-depth: The situation in Gaza is getting visibly worse every single day, and the people of Gaza are not going to be able to handle the grim ...

Dozens hurt in US school shooting

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Dozens hurt in US school shooting

US authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a suspect who is believed to have opened fire at a high school in Florida.

Israel's attack on Syria just killed the Obama doctrine

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Israel's attack on Syria just killed the Obama doctrine

Comment: Israel's attack on Syrian regime targets demonstrates what could have been achieved if the US or NATO had imposed a no-fly zone, writes ...

US to boost Jordan aid despite Trump's threats US to boost Jordan aid despite Trump's threats

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US to boost Jordan aid despite Trump's threats

The US will increase its foreign aid to Jordan, despite Trump's threats to cut support for countries that choose to criticise his decision to ...

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Tillerson: Hizballah is part of Lebanon's political process

Despite its designation as a 'terrorist group', Hizballah is part of Lebanon's political process, and the Trump administration must 'acknowledge reality', said the US secretary of state.

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US Syria strikes 'killed scores of Russian fighters'

More than 200 contract soldiers, mostly Russians, died in a failed attack on a base in the Deir az-Zour region held by US and Kurdish forces, ...

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US-Turkey tensions overshadow appeal for anti-IS unity

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged allies on Tuesday to stay focused on fighting IS, saying Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria ...

Nehad Ismail

Toppling Saudi Arabia as top world oil producer

Analysis: US oil production is fast approaching 11 million barrels per day, which will make it the undisputed top dog in global output, writes ...

Tillerson praises military, encourages fair elections during Egypt visit

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Tillerson praises military, encourages fair elections during Egypt visit

The US envoy voiced his support for fair elections in Egypt, but made no mention of human rights or the political situation during his meeting ...

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White House denies settlement annexation talks with Israel

The White House on Monday flatly denied Israeli claims that talks are underway to annex land claimed by Palestinians, in a rare public show of ...

Putin discusses Mideast with <em>Trump</em> as he hosts Abbas

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Putin discusses Mideast with Trump as he hosts Abbas

Putin discussed Israeli-Palestinian conflict with Trump as he hosted Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Mosow.

Netanyahu 'in talks with US' over annexing Israeli settlements

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Netanyahu 'in talks with US' over annexing Israeli settlements

Netanyahu said he has been in talks with the Trump administration 'for some time' over a move to annex illegal Israeli settlements in ...

People in Kashmir always stand in solidarity with Palestine

Aamir Ali Bhat

People in Kashmir always stand in solidarity with Palestine

In-depth: Indian-administrated Kashmir and Palestine share parallel stories of oppression, resistance, injustice and military occupation, writes ...

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