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The two bombers looped near Qatar while keeping a "safe distance" from Iran's coastline, US defense officials said.

A senior U.S. military official with knowledge of the region said Monday that Iran may try to take advantage of America’s troop withdrawals.

US Navy official says 'uneasy deterrence' reached with Iran

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US Navy official says 'uneasy deterrence' reached with Iran

Vice Admiral Samuel Paparo described having a "healthy respect" for Iran's navy.

Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthis near Sanaa

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Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthis near Sanaa

The Saudi-led international coalition has carried out airstrikes against Houthi rebels near the Yemeni capital Sana'a

Iranian fuel proceeds to aid terror victims, US says

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Iranian fuel proceeds to aid terror victims, US says

A 'great portion' of the $40 million gained from the sale of seized Iranian fuel will go to a special fund for victims of state-sponsored ...

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US sailors helped Iran-flagged vessel in distress: coalition

An American destroyer rescued an Iranian flagged vessel in distress, despite both countries being sworn enemies.

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At least six killed in attack on Pakistan workers

At least six people were killed when a convoy of oil workers was ambushed by gunmen in Balochistan.

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Yemen establishes 'unified company' to regulate exchange markets

An agreement between local exchange companies and the Aden-based Central Bank has been reached to establish a regulatory body.

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GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

Nayef Falaj Al-Hajraf, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] landed in Doha on Sunday.

Yemen may 'slide into famine', warns UK foreign secretary

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Yemen may 'slide into famine', warns UK foreign secretary

Speaking at a meeting ahead of the UN's General Assembly, UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab warned that Yemen is likely to slide into famine.

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Fire kills one on Greek ship in Arabian Sea

A Greek sailor died when his boat was set alight in the Arabian Sea.

UN funding crisis cuts aid to Yemen

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UN funding crisis cuts aid to Yemen

The United Nations funding cuts will detrimentally impact war-torn Yemen.

Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to <em>sea</em>

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Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

Satellite images released on Monday showed a mock Iranian aircraft carrier was moved to the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

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The geopolitics of ports in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Ports in the Horn of Africa risk becoming new flashpoints in Middle East rivalries.

Turkey leads anti-piracy maritime mission in Gulf of Aden

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Turkey leads anti-piracy maritime mission in Gulf of Aden

Turkey will lead the Joint Task Force to combat piracy in the Gulf of Aden.

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Houthis allow UN team to visit 'time bomb' tanker

A breach of the vessel would have disastrous results for Red Sea marine life and tens of thousands of impoverished people who depend on fishing for their livelihood.

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UN to hold crisis Yemen talks as tanker decays

The UN is holding talks on Yemen as a tanker on a Yemeni coast could rupture, causing disastrous consequences for Red Sea marine life.

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Iranian ships 'illegally fishing' off Yemen's Socotra coast: minister

A Socotra official accused Iran of illegally fishing off the coast of the Yemeni island, just days after vessel tracking organisations confirmed ...

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How Saudi Arabia seeks to keep Yemen divided

In-depth: The separatist takeover of Socotra island is indicative of Saudi Arabia's approval for efforts which undermine Yemen's unity.

Flooding leaves 16 dead, damages homes in Yemen

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Flooding leaves 16 dead, damages homes in Yemen

Yemen's National Meteorological Center has warned Yemenis to stay away from flood ducts in affected areas.

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Cyclone Nisarga rains leave 13 dead in Yemen

Five children were among those killed in Yemen's Hadramout province.

Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

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Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

The US has tried to crack down on Iranian shipments, but five tankers are on their way to Venezuela, a fellow sanctioned nation with little to ...

US to seek 'all ways' to extend Iran embargo

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US to seek 'all ways' to extend Iran embargo

The US will use all means available to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.

Iran must not give in to US provocations: Russia

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Iran must not give in to US provocations: Russia

Moscow has urged Tehran to exercise restraint and not to be drawn into 'provocations and aggressive rhetoric'.

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