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Hizballah chief Hassan Nasrallah has declared the defeat of the Islamic State group as a military force, but warned they will likely reappear under another guise.

A Saudi bid to suspend Lebanon's membership in the Arab League during Sunday's emergency meeting in Cairo was blocked by Egypt, according to diplomatic sources.

More <em>Yemen</em> deaths likely from Saudi blockade, UN warns

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More Yemen deaths likely from Saudi blockade, UN warns

Millions of Yemen civilians face hardship or death from disease and starvation as aid deliveries are stalled following an intensified Saudi-led blockade on the war-ravaged country.

Saudi-led coalition forms committee to 'aid' <em>Yemen</em> war victims

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Saudi-led coalition forms committee to 'aid' Yemen war victims

The Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen said it formed a committee to help those affected by its deadly war on ...

'Iranian aggression' slammed during emergency Arab League meeting

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'Iranian aggression' slammed during emergency Arab League meeting

Arab foreign ministers slammed Iran and its allies during an emergency Arab League meeting in Cairo on Sunday, as regional tensions continue to ...

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Bahrain foreign minister says Lebanon under Hizballah's 'total control'

Bahrain's foreign minister said on Sunday that Lebanon is under the 'total control' of Hizballah, in a speech at an Arab League meeting called by Saudi Arabia.

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Hariri 'to travel to Egypt' before Lebanon visit

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri who resigned in Saudi Arabia under mysterious conditions, will fly out to Cairo before a visit to Beirut, his ...

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Turbulent days ahead for Saudi Arabia, say Riyadh analysts

A conference challenging mainstream perceptions on Saudi Arabia was held in London on Saturday, where academics, journalists and analysts gave ...

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Saudi anti-terror coalition to hold first meeting in Riyadh

Defence ministers from members of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) are due to meet for the first time in ...

Saudi Arabia 'a threat' to Lebanon: former UK FM

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Saudi Arabia 'a threat' to Lebanon: former UK FM

Former UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has said Saudi Arabia could be a threat to Lebanon should calmer heads not prevail in the kingdom, during ...

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Lebanon foreign minister to boycott Arab League's Iran summit

Lebanon's foreign minister will not attend an Arab League meeting on Sunday called by Saudi Arabia to discuss 'violations' committed by Iran in ...

Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera

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Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera

The International Committee of the Red Cross says the cities of Hodeida, Saada and Taiz had to stop providing clean water in recent days due to ...

Iran: 'Biased' France is stoking Middle East tensions

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Iran: 'Biased' France is stoking Middle East tensions

Iran's foreign ministry has accused France of echoing 'warmongering' Saudi concerns and stoking regional tensions between Tehran and Riyadh.

Save the Children: 130 children die daily in <em>Yemen</em>

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Save the Children: 130 children die daily in Yemen

Save the Children said that a continuing blockade by the Saudi-led coalition along with the continuation of fighting is likely to further ...

Fuel running out for <em>Yemen</em> hospitals, UN warns

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Fuel running out for Yemen hospitals, UN warns

Dangerously low supplies of fuel could mean Yemen's hospital generators and pumps for clean water could be out of action in three weeks' time ...

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US officials 'alarmed' over Mohammad bin Salman's 'reckless behaviour'

US officials are reportedly growing concerned over Mohammad bin Salman's "reckless" behaviour in Saudi Arabia following mass arrests and Hariri's resignation.

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Saudi Arabia 'employing Blackwater mercenaries to guard Hariri'

Lebanon's president has accused Saudi Arabia of having "detained" Prime Minister Saad Hariri and using a notorious private security contractor ...

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Syria could have become a graveyard for Hizballah

Comment: If Saudi Arabia and its allies had provided the rebels with the necessary resources to fight Assad, Syria could have become a graveyard ...

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Saudi-led coalition airstrike 'destroys Sanaa airport navigation aids'

Authorities in Yemen's rebel-controlled capital said a Saudi-led air strike on Tuesday destroyed a navigation station at Sanaa airport, which is ...

Boeing 'will be in Middle East for next century'

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Boeing 'will be in Middle East for next century'

"Saudi Arabia is a very important market" said Marc Allen, President of Boeing

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Houthis vow 'revenge' on Saudi Arabia for Yemen blockade

Saleh al-Sammad, the head of the Presidency Council of the Houthis said that with the blockade, the coalition "shut down all doors for peace and ...

UK courting UAE despite human rights alarm

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UK courting UAE despite human rights alarm

Comment: For the UK, cultural ties, such as the British Council-UAE collaboration act as a lubricant to facilitate the easy flow of capital, ...

Saudi Arabia walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

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Saudi Arabia walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

Saudi Arabia’s dramatic moves to counter Iran in the region appear to have backfired, significantly ratcheting up regional tensions and setting ...

Suicide bomber attacks security in southern <em>Yemen</em> Suicide bomber attacks security in southern Yemen

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Suicide bomber attacks security in southern Yemen

A bombing hit a security post in Yemen's government bastion of Aden on Tuesday, killing and wounding several people, witnesses and police ...

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