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Analysis: Does the EU have enough diplomatic skills and economic potentials to keep the Iran deal alive and how will it respond to the US re-imposed sanctions, writes Stasa Salacanin.

In recent months Houthi rebels have fired a series of missiles at the kingdom, part of a three-year conflict widely seen as a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Europe, China, Russia discuss 'new deal' for Iran

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Europe, China, Russia discuss 'new deal' for Iran

Diplomats from China, Europe and Russia are discussing a new deal to offer Iran financial aid to curb its ballistic missile program me.

Emily Thornberry 'disgusted' by UK's silence on Gaza

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Emily Thornberry 'disgusted' by UK's silence on Gaza

UK's shadow foreign secretary said she is 'disgusted that the UK government abstained' from voting for an investigation into Israel's massacre ...

More Syria facilities hit this year than all 2017

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More Syria facilities hit this year than all 2017

Despite the UN mechanisms placed to cut down on strikes on health facilities in Syria, attacks in 2018 so far exceed that of last year.

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Washington seeks global 'coalition' against Iran regime

The US wants to create a global "coalition" to oppose the Tehran regime, the State Department said on Thursday, after pulling out from the Iran nuclear accord.

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Putin hosts Assad as UN warns against Idlib attack

Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad met in Sochi on Thursday, following a stark UN warning against displacing civilians from rebel-held areas of ...

Charlie Hoyle

Thousands flee from Saudi-backed offensive in Yemen's Hodeidah

According to the United Nations, clashes along Yemen's western coast have displaced around 100,000 people in recent months, ...

US, Gulf states slap terror sanctions on Hizballah leader

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US, Gulf states slap terror sanctions on Hizballah leader

The United States and Gulf states have imposed terror sanctions on Lebanon's Hizballah, including on the group's leader Hassan ...

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Idlib assault could be 'six times worse' than Ghouta

The UN warned on Wednesday that a Syrian regime assault on the northern rebel-held area of Idlib would be "six times" more destructive than the ...

Activists call for UAE to free 'captive' Dubai princess

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Activists call for UAE to free 'captive' Dubai princess

Detained in Dubai campaigners held a demonstration outside the UAE embassy in London on Tuesday, demanding information on Dubai's 'captive ...

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

James Brownsell

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

Comment: This wasn't self defence; Israeli troops were compelled only by politics to kill protesting Palestinians, writes James Brownsell.

UN sees 'serious threat' in disputed Sudan region

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UN sees 'serious threat' in disputed Sudan region

The UNSC warned the lack of progress in the disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan was a grave threat to international security.

UN extends Somalia peacekeeping mission

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UN extends Somalia peacekeeping mission

The African Union Mission in Somalia will extend its peacekeeping mission in Somalia, amid ongoing attacks on the force by the al-Shabab group.

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UN Human Rights Council to meet over Gaza killings

A special session will be held on Friday to discuss the "deteriorating human rights situation" in Palestinian territories.

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Kuwait calls for protection of Palestinians during UN meeting

The UN Security Council opened its emergency meeting with a minute's silence for the Palestinian protesters and civilians killed by Israeli ...

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Iran, EU meet to try to save nuclear deal

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is completing charm offensive to Europe, Russia and China, after the US pulled out of a nuclear ...

Karim Traboulsi

Ann Coulter: US should shoot border-crossers just like Israel

American right-wing commentator and one-time Trump supporter Ann Coulter has praised Israel's massacre of dozens of unarmed Palestinians on ...

Gaza toll rises to 60 with more protests planned

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Gaza toll rises to 60 with more protests planned

Fresh protests were expected on Tuesday a day after Israeli forces shot dead 60 Palestinians protesting along the Gaza border against the US ...

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Death toll rises to 55 in Gaza clashes

The death toll in Gaza clashes has risen to 55 as the US embassy opens in Jerusalem.

Nakba survivors tell their stories in Gaza

Rami Almeghari

Nakba survivors tell their stories in Gaza

In-depth: 'We will one day return to our homes,' say elderly Palestinians after 70 years of displacement.

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

James Brownsell

Israel's massacre of Palestinians was by choice, not necessity

Comment: This wasn't self defence; Israeli troops were compelled only by politics to kill protesting Palestinians, writes James Brownsell.

Sudan urged to pardon teenager for killing 'rapist' husband

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Sudan urged to pardon teenager for killing 'rapist' husband

The UN and rights groups are pleading for clemency for a teenage bride convicted of killing her rapist husband.

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