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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.

Mahmoud Abbas is visiting Russia in an attempt to bring the US rival state on-side following Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

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Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

Relations between Washington and the Palestinians have been severely strained since Trump's December decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the American embassy there.

US, Russia clash at UN over Syria chlorine attacks

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US, Russia clash at UN over Syria chlorine attacks

The US has condemned repeated use of chlorine during attacks, while Russia has deemed the accusations as 'propaganda'.

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UN reviews 206 companies 'linked' to Israeli settlements

The UN is reviewing over two hundred companies for their links to Israeli settlements, which are illegal under international law.

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Trump warns UN envoys on Iran's 'destabilising' efforts

Trump has accused Iran of destabilising the region, citing a Houthi missile fired at Saudi Arabia.

Theodore Karasik and Giorgio Cafiero

GCC crisis: Unresolved tensions plague Turkey-UAE relations

Comment: As the US loses influence in the region, both Ankara and Abu Dhabi are seeking to fill the void with assertive foreign policies, write ...

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Paul Ryan tours Middle East to 'smash Iranian threat'

The US house speaker said in the UAE that Washington wants to challenge Iran's ability to threaten the region with ballistic missiles ...

UN Security Council to inspect 'Iranian-made' Houthi missile debris

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UN Security Council to inspect 'Iranian-made' Houthi missile debris

UN Security Council representatives will travel to Washington to investigate missile fragments recovered from an attack on Saudi Arabia.

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Pence kicks off Israel visit with Netanyahu meeting

The visit is the final leg of a trip that included talks in Egypt and Jordan as well as a stop at a US military facility near the Syrian border.

US likely to designate Jerusalem embassy next year

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US likely to designate Jerusalem embassy next year

Washington is expected to approve a plans to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as early as next year as the controversial move ...

GCC crisis: What's behind Trump's volte-face on Qatar?

Anthony Harwood

GCC crisis: What's behind Trump's volte-face on Qatar?

Comment: If America cannot bring the two sides to negotiate a settlement, it would be a huge blow to its standing in the region, writes Anthony ...

Saudi Arabia casts shadow over US role in Yemen

Austin Bodetti

Saudi Arabia casts shadow over US role in Yemen

Analysis: As the US pressures Saudi Arabia over its involvement in the Yemen crisis, Washington's own subtle involvement in the war may fall by ...

Saudi foreign minister meets US counterpart in <em>Washington</em>

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Saudi foreign minister meets US counterpart in Washington

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington on Friday, the State Department said, ...

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'Violating defenceless civilians': Palestine slams US ambassador to Israel

The Palestinian foreign ministry has slammed the US ambassador to Israel for endorsing Israel's illegal occupation and shaming Palestinians for refusing to stay passive.

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Turkey summons US diplomat over Kurdish militia group

Turkey claims both the YPG and the PYD are a branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is proscribed as a "terror" organisation by ...

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Over 100 artists sign letter in support of Lorde

Signatories in the letter offered their solidarity to Lorde and commended her for her decision and 'right to take a stand' after backlash for ...

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US, Russia clash over Iran at UN Security Council

Countries were divided in the UN Security meeting over Iran, as the US warned that the Iranian protests could escalate into a Syria scenario.

US imposes sanctions on Iranian missile firms

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US imposes sanctions on Iranian missile firms

Under the sanctions, any assets that the firms hold in places under US jurisdiction will be frozen and US citizens are forbidden from doing ...

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Iran says Trump's 'absurd tweets' have incited disruption

Iranian Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo complained that Washington was intervening in Iran's internal affairs 'in a grotesque ...

Trump to Jong-Un: My nuke is bigger than yours

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Trump to Jong-Un: My nuke is bigger than yours

Donald Trump has warned Kim Jong-Un that he has a nuclear button on his desk bigger than the North Korean ruler's in the latest outburst between ...

Syria's opposition say Iran protests echo their own struggle

Paul McLoughlin

Syria's opposition say Iran protests echo their own struggle

Syria's main opposition group have said they stand in solidarity with Iranian people holding demonstrations against the Tehran government, in a ...

US envoy calls for emergency UN session on Iran

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US envoy calls for emergency UN session on Iran

US ambassador Nikki Haley has called on the international community to speak out on the unfolding protests in Iran, saying ...

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