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Authorities in Tehran said a detailed response will be provided to address accusations by a UN expert over Tehran's accidental downing last year of a Ukrainian passenger jet.

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

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UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

A UN official on Tuesday accused Iran of lying in its explanation of how it shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran.

US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

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US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

Iran must refrain from any provocation as Washington steps up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

US reaffirms Saudi 'defence partnership' after Houthi attacks

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US reaffirms Saudi 'defence partnership' after Houthi attacks

Washington reaffirmed its "strategic defence partnership" with Riyadh after increased attacks by Yemeni rebels but the move came in a call from ...

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Massive Israeli military drill sends message to Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel after an Israeli drill military drill simulated mock strikes on some 3,000 Hezbollah targets in one day

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UAE dismantles Eritrea base

A military base in Assab is being dismantled by the UAE as it winds down its involvement in the deadly war in Yemen.

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How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

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Biden effect: Saudi hastens trials, placates rivals

Saudi Arabia is attempting to clean up its act as it braces for a policy reset in Washington.

The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

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The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

Turkey is facing a dual threat from Kurdish militants and Iran-backed militias amid its military operation in northern Iraq.

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Dozens killed in overnight clashes in northern Yemen

The Iran-backed Houthi rebels launched an offensive to seize the northern city of Marib earlier this month.

Saudi Arabia foils new Houthi strike

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Saudi Arabia foils new Houthi strike

Saudi Arabia said it prevented a Houthi drone attack on a southern airport Saturday.

Yemen Houthis to leave US terror list Tuesday

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Yemen Houthis to leave US terror list Tuesday

The US designation of Yemen's Houthi rebels as a terrorist group will end Tuesday.

Dozens dead as Houthi offensive in Yemen's north escalates

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Dozens dead as Houthi offensive in Yemen's north escalates

An attack in Yemen has killed dozens of Houthi fighters, as an offensive to seize Marib continues.

Secret deal halts attacks on US's Baghdad embassy: reports

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Secret deal halts attacks on US's Baghdad embassy: reports

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi negotiated an agreement with Iran to stop missile attacks targeting the US embassy in Baghdad, intelligence ...

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Germany, Britain and France denounce attack on Saudi airport

Germany, France and the UK denounced an attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels on a Saudi Arabian airport.

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Hezbollah accused of hiding missiles in charity-run Lebanese schools

Lebanon's Hezbollah have been accused of hiding missiles in Beirut schools.

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Iran’s Guard begins ground forces drill near Iraqi border

The report said the annual exercise, dubbed the “great prophet,” is ongoing in the southwest of the country and has aimed at readiness and ...

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Saudi says Yemen rebel drone intercepted after Abha hit

Several drones attacked Abha's international airport in the kingdom's southwest on Wednesday prompting Washington to call for an end to Houthi ...

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

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Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural oppression and ...

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US urges Yemen's Houthis to end 'aggressive acts'

The United States urged Yemen's Houthi rebels to halt all forms of aggression, just hours after a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha ...

Secret 'Zarif recording' suggests Iranian flight was 'deliberately downed'

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Secret 'Zarif recording' suggests Iranian flight was 'deliberately downed'

A secret recording, said to be of Foreign Minister Zarif, appears to back claims that a Ukrainian flight was deliberately fired on by Iranian ...

Saudi says intercepted armed <em>drone</em> launched by Yemen rebels

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Saudi says intercepted armed drone launched by Yemen rebels

"It was launched systematically and deliberately by the terrorist Huthi militia to target civilians and civilian objects in the south of the ...

Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

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Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Yemeni affiliate has been under arrest for several months, in what will be seen as a huge breakthrough in the fight ...

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