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Saudi air defences have downed another missile from Yemen, shot down over the southern city of Najran.

The Saudi air force reports intercepting a ballistic missile from the Houthis in Yemen, accusing the rebels of 'violating international humanitarian law'.

New US sanctions target Iran's Revolutionary Guard

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New US sanctions target Iran's Revolutionary Guard

The new measures come a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Tehran would be hit with the 'strongest sanctions in history'.

Iran will 'punch Pompeo in the mouth'

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Iran will 'punch Pompeo in the mouth'

Iran has hit back against US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments that the republic will face 'strongest sanctions in history'.

Saudi Arabia destroys Houthi missile fired from Yemen

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Saudi Arabia destroys Houthi missile fired from Yemen

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 ...

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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.

Paul Iddon

Could Iran sustain a war against Israel in Syria?

Analysis: Any full-scale Israel-Iran war that begins in Syria will not end there, writes Paul Iddon.

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Socotra island dispute with UAE 'over', says Yemeni PM

The dispute began after the UAE deployed troops to Socotra island without the approval of Yemen's internationally recognised government.

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Guterres slams 'escalation' of violence in Yemen

Antonio Guterres has denounced the 'sharp escalation' in Yemens conflict after Saudi Arabia and Houthi rebels traded rocket and air attacks.

Saudi Arabia will 'seek nuclear weapon if Iran does'

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Saudi Arabia will 'seek nuclear weapon if Iran does'

Saudi Arabia will seek to develop its own nuclear weapons if Iran does, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Wednesday, amid spiralling ...

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UN nuclear watchdog confirms Iran keeping to deal commitments

The UN nuclear watchdog confirmed that Iran is implementing 'nuclear-related commitments' under its deal with world powers, a day after US ...

Europe fights to save Iran deal after US pull-out

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Europe fights to save Iran deal after US pull-out

Foreign ministers from France, the UK and Germany are expected to meet with Iranian representatives next Monday 'to consider the entire ...

Saudi Arabia intercepts <em>missiles</em> from Yemen

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Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles from Yemen

Saudi Arabia's air defences intercepted two ballistic missiles fired from Tehran-backed rebels in Yemen, hours after Trump ...

Breaking: Four loud explosions heard in Saudi Arabia

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Breaking: Four loud explosions heard in Saudi Arabia

Breaking: Four loud explosions heard in Riyadh, after Saudi air defences intercepted suspected Houthi missiles.

Netanyahu praises Trump for Iran deal pullout

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Netanyahu praises Trump for Iran deal pullout

Trump cited Netanyahu's much-ridiculed slideshow in which the Israeli leader claimed to have a trove of "intelligence" on Iran's nuclear ...

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Trump reinstates sanctions on Iran, withdraws from nuclear deal

Despite months of lobbying from European allies, US President Donald Trump has made good on his threat and pulled out of the Iran deal.

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Explainer: The landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal

The 2015 deal was a major breakthrough that ended a 12-year standoff between Iran and the West, who were concerned Tehran was working to develop ...

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Trump set to announce Iran sanctions move

Trump is set to announce a decision on Iran sanctions that may kill the nuclear deal.

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Deadly Saudi coalition strikes hit Yemen presidency

A Saudi-led airstrike targeted Houthi rebel leaders in Sanaa.

US commandos 'deployed to help Saudis' against Houthis

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US commandos 'deployed to help Saudis' against Houthis

US officials and European diplomats revealed that a team of US commandos deployed to help Saudi forces destroy the Houthi rebel's missile ...

Imad K. Harb

Killing the nuclear deal would be foreign policy malpractice

Comment: Trump's promise to kill the deal if elected president was ignorant and ill-advised, writes Imad K. Harb.

European manoeuvring on Iran is short-sighted

Eldar Mamedov

European manoeuvring on Iran is short-sighted

Comment: By launching their own unilateral proposals without consensus in the EU, the France-Germany-UK bloc has undermined European unity, ...

Building militaries in fragile states: Comparing US and Iran

Robert Springborg

Building militaries in fragile states: Comparing US and Iran

Comment: In comparison to Iran's remarkably successful record of building militaries and their associated states, the US has little to show, ...

Saudi Arabia shoots down four Houthi <em>missiles</em>

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Saudi Arabia shoots down four Houthi missiles

Saudi Arabia shot down four missiles fired from southern Yemen aimed at the city of Jizan, as rebels held a funeral for a slain ...

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