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Iran's foreign minister has suggested at the UN that open regional security talks should take place between Iran and its regional competitors.

Human Rights Watch has criticised Jordan's gender biased nationality laws that discriminate against women.

Saudi Arabia delays launch of entertainment city

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Saudi Arabia delays launch of entertainment city

Saudi Arabia's King Salman was set to open the launch of the entertainment city construction on Wednesday, which was delayed three days without a reason given.

Trump and Macron hint at 'new' deal with Iran

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Trump and Macron hint at 'new' deal with Iran

Trump displayed surprising familiarity with his meeting with France's Macron as talks of the Iran deal dominated the agenda.

US to decide if Trump's 'travel ban' is racist

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US to decide if Trump's 'travel ban' is racist

The Supreme Court is set to rule on the legality of President Donald Trump's travel ban, analysing whether the order discriminates against ...

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Trump blames every Middle East problem on Iran

Heaping scorn on the nuclear deal, Trump said the JCPOA did not deal with Iran's ballistic missiles or its involvement in conflicts in Yemen and Syria.

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Trump's travel ban: Illegal, unconstitutional or just racist?

Comment: The main argument brought against the travel ban focuses on whether the president is exercising power that is not rightfully his, ...

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Saudi king awarded 'Personality of the Year'

Despite a deadly war in neighbouring Yemen, Saudi Arabia's King Salman has been awarded 'Personality of the Year' for his role in ...

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Is Saleh al-Sammad's death a prologue to Houthi collapse?

In-depth: Saleh al-Sammad's death has come as a major blow to the Houthis who are now preparing for intensifying war, as their opponents push ...

Pompeo scrapes through Senate confirmation panel after Paul's U-turn

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Pompeo scrapes through Senate confirmation panel after Paul's U-turn

The nominee for US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo secured a shock approval from a Senate panel, amid fears his bellicose approach to diplomacy ...

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Muslim group blames Trump for surge in Islamophobic attacks

US President Donald Trump's policies are being blamed for the sharp rise in anti-Muslim hate crime in America.

Nine killed in Saudi-led strike on <em>Yemen</em> petrol station

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Nine killed in Saudi-led strike on Yemen petrol station

A Saudi-led coalition strike on a petrol station in Yemen left at least 9 civilians dead on Monday night, a day after a deadly raid on ...

UN chief condemns devastating airstrike on <em>Yemen</em> wedding

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UN chief condemns devastating airstrike on Yemen wedding

The UN Secretary General has 'strongly condemned' airstrikes that killed at least 50 people at a Yemeni wedding, and called for an investigation ...

Iran, Saudi Arabia cannot dominate Middle East : Zarif

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Iran, Saudi Arabia cannot dominate Middle East : Zarif

Iran's top diplomat says that talks between Riyadh and Tehran are essential, adding that the two states have helped to 'destroy the region'.

<em>Yemen</em> rebels vow to avenge killing of political head

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Yemen rebels vow to avenge killing of political head

Following the coalition killing of Houthi leader Saleh al-Sammad, Yemeni rebels have said they will take revenge.

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Houthi political leader Saleh al-Samad reported killed in Yemen

Yemen's Houthis have announced that their political leader was killed in a Saudi coalition airstrike last Thursday.

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Houthi political leader Saleh al-Samad reported killed in Yemen

Yemen's Houthis have announced that their political leader was killed in a Saudi coalition airstrike last Thursday.

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Clashes erupt in Taiz after Red Cross worker killed

Fierce clashes in Taiz's Jahmaliah district left at least five pro-government soldiers dead, in an operation against militants suspected to be ...

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Saudi Arabia bans unauthorised drone use after palace breach

Saudi Arabia's interior ministry has banned the use of drones in the kingdom, after a security breach at a royal palace sparked fears of a coup ...

Saudi airstrikes 'kill scores' at Yemeni wedding

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Saudi airstrikes 'kill scores' at Yemeni wedding

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeting a Yemeni wedding celebration near the Saudi border, which killed at least 50, including the bride.

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Saudi Arabia shoots down Yemen rebel missile: state media

Sunday's strikes are the latest in a series of rebel bombardments on Saudi territory.

Yemen's Houthis 'seized 19 oil vessels', Saudi Arabia claims

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Yemen's Houthis 'seized 19 oil vessels', Saudi Arabia claims

Houthi rebels have seized over a dozen oil vessels, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Yemen has claimed.

Toy drone near royal palace causes panic in Riyadh

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Toy drone near royal palace causes panic in Riyadh

Saudi forces on Saturday shot down an unidentified toy drone that hovered over a Riyadh neighbourhood home to royal palaces, prompting a ...

Lebanese aid worker gunned down in <em>Yemen</em>

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Lebanese aid worker gunned down in Yemen

A Lebanese Red Cross worker has been shot dead in in the southern Yemen city of Taiz.

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