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Jordan's state security court charged five suspected jihadists with terrorism offences on Wednesday.

A key partner in the Israeli leader's coalition said that his party would oppose any agreement put forward for a long term truce with Hamas

South-east Asian IS fighters: Where are they now?

Zam Yusa

South-east Asian IS fighters: Where are they now?

Analysis: Since the fall of IS' self-proclaimed caliphate, some fighters from south-east Asia have returned home, but many remain in the region, writes Zam Yusa.

Yemen 'awaiting' peace talks invitation: UN ambassador

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Yemen 'awaiting' peace talks invitation: UN ambassador

Yemen's ambassador to the UN said his government had not yet been invited to peace talks planned for next month, but that it was open to ...

US-made bomb 'discovered at Yemen school bus bomb site'

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US-made bomb 'discovered at Yemen school bus bomb site'

Remnants of US-made bomb were reportedly found at the site of the Saudi strike on a Yemeni school bus in Saada confirmed to have killed 51 ...

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40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: Red Cross

A new casualty toll announced by the International Committee of the Red Cross said forty children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led coalition strike on a bus.

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Protests at funeral for Yemeni children killed in strike

Protests were held during a funeral for 29 Yemeni children killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike.

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Israel's Netanyahu hints at early elections in 2019

Netanyahu may force premature parliamentary elections for early 2019 due to a disagreement with Hasidic Jews over military conscription laws

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UAE operating 27 clandestine, torture prisons in Yemen

At least 49 people have reportedly died in UAE-run prisons in South Yemen, with inmates subject to psychological, physical and sexual abuse.

3 Jordan policemen killed in storming of militant hideout

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3 Jordan policemen killed in storming of militant hideout

Gunmen killed three members of Jordan's security forces in a shootout on Saturday during a raid on a "terrorist" cell a day after an officer ...

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles fired near Jizan

The Saudi-led military coalition has said that two Houthi missiles were intercepted on Friday after being fired at the southwestern ...

Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

Fazzur Rahman Siddiqui

Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

Comment: Pakistan's new prime minister Imran Khan hopes to avoid taking sides in the divisive politics of the Gulf region, but that's no easy ...

UN Security Council to meet on Yemen bus massacre

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UN Security Council to meet on Yemen bus massacre

An attack by the Saudi-led coalition on a school bus in rebel-held northern Yemen on Thursday killed at least 29 children.

Saudi Arabia and Egypt grant impunity with military pardons

Hannah Porter

Saudi Arabia and Egypt grant impunity with military pardons

Analysis: The military pardons issued by Saudi Arabia and Egypt are effectively an admission of misconduct, writes Hannah Porter.

Yemen rebels blast Saudi justification for school bus airstrike

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Yemen rebels blast Saudi justification for school bus airstrike

Yemen's Houthi rebels have blasted the Saudi-led coalition's justification for an airstrike on a school bus in north Yemen that killed at least ...

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UN, US demand investigation into deadly Yemen bombing

Both Washington and the UN on Thursday called for urgent investigations into a Saudi airstrike at a market in rebel-held northern Yemen that killed at least 29 children.

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Saudi-led coalition defends deadly Yemen bus attack

A deadly airstrike on a bus in Yemen that killed dozens of children was claimed by the Saudi-led coalition which claimed it was ...

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Dozens of children killed in Yemen bus attack

An attack on a bus carrying children in rebel-held northern Yemen on Thursday left dozens of people dead or wounded.

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One dead, several wounded after Saudi 'intercepts Yemen missile'

Saudi Arabia said it shot down a rebel missile, with shrapnel leaving a Yemeni resident dead and 11 wounded.

Gaza: Talks for Israel ceasefire 'in final stages'

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Gaza: Talks for Israel ceasefire 'in final stages'

Talks mediated by the UN and Egypt over a deal to defuse tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip are in "advanced stages," according to a ...

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Aid groups protest ongoing bombing of Sanaa airport

Aid groups said the international airport in Yemen's capital has been hit with an average of one bomb every two weeks since a Saudi-led ...

Oman and Kuwait go gently into Saudi-Canada dispute

Paul McLoughlin

Oman and Kuwait go gently into Saudi-Canada dispute

Oman became the latest Gulf country to back Saudi Arabia in its diplomatic dispute with Canada, but used carefully guarded words.

An 'Arab NATO' against Iran: easier said than done

Paul Iddon

An 'Arab NATO' against Iran: easier said than done

Analysis: The GCC is fractured, Oman has a legacy of neutrality and Qatar is under siege by other Gulf nations. Trump's bid to unite them all ...

Saudi-led <em>coalition</em> recruiting, striking deals with al-Qaeda in Yemen

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Saudi-led coalition recruiting, striking deals with al-Qaeda in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition, which has boasted of victories against al-Qaeda in Yemen, made secret deals with the militant group, an AP ...

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