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Iranian media had named Shia cleirc Hassan Kordmihan as a 'mastermind' behind the attack on the Saudi embassy in 2016.

Saudi Arabia says last week it arrested 10 members of a "terrorist cell", which Riyadh linked to the Revolutionary Guard in Iran.

Iran accuses Saudis of shifting blame for 'crimes'

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Iran accuses Saudis of shifting blame for 'crimes'

Iran's foreign ministry hit back at Saudi Arabia's remarks to the United Nations.

Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi verdict makes a mockery of justice

Courtney Freer

Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi verdict makes a mockery of justice

Comment: A verdict commuting the sentences of those involved in Khashoggi's murder exposes Saudi Arabia's disinterest in justice and must push ...

Saudi Arabia to review death sentences for three minors

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Saudi Arabia to review death sentences for three minors

Ali Al-Nimr, Dawoud Al-Marhoon and Abdullah Al-Zaher were arrested as minors on protest-related charges, are ...

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Palestinians 'arrested for backing annexation' on Israeli TV

The Palestinian Authority has arrested several people who said they would favour Israeli annexations in parts of the West Bank, corroborating sources say, despite Ramallah's denial.

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Saudi 'forced' 3 Iranian boats to leave waters

Saudi state media said it forced Iranian ships to retreat from its waters.

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Palestinian security 'shred' confidential files fearing Israeli incursion

During the Palestinian uprising known as the Second Intifada, Israeli security forces repeatedly stormed Palestinian security services' offices ...

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Palestinian document scheme risks leaving thousands stranded

As part of Mahmoud Abbas' pledge to cut all ties with Israel, the PA will begin issuing personal documents for Palestinians without Israeli ...

Saudi Arabia's record-shattering executions are mass murder

Courtney Freer

Saudi Arabia's record-shattering executions are mass murder

Comment: Saudi Arabia's recent execution spree makes the regime deadlier than ever, but don't expect Trump to hear any criticism from Trump, ...

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Saudi refuses to return bodies of executed Shia Muslims

More than 80 members of Saudi Arabia's Shia Muslim community have been executed since 2016. None of their bodies have been handed over to family ...

Saudi Arabia issues death sentence for juvenile offenders

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Saudi Arabia issues death sentence for juvenile offenders

The charges facing the group relate to the 'crime' of burying the victims of extrajudicial government killings of Shia dissidents during a 2012 ...

Saudi Arabia arrests 'most wanted terrorist' in eastern region

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Saudi Arabia arrests 'most wanted terrorist' in eastern region

Saudi authorities have arrested a man they say opened fire at security patrols and carried out robberies in the country's restive eastern ...

Saudi forces kill two 'terrorists' in Dammam shootout

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Saudi forces kill two 'terrorists' in Dammam shootout

Saudi state media have reported that security forces have killed two wanted 'terrorists' following a shootout in a residential neighbourhood in ...

Rebels 'regroup' as Syrian troops advance on Khan Sheikhoun

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Rebels 'regroup' as Syrian troops advance on Khan Sheikhoun

Almost a thousand civilians have been killed since the Syrian regime launched its offensive to recapture northern Hama and southern Idlib in ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Khalid al-Jaber

The UAE and Iran's Maritime Talks

Comment: The UAE is seeking dialogue with Iran to better manage the risks of a major conflict erupting in the Arabian Gulf, write Giorgio Cafiero and Khalid al-Jaber.

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Amnesty demands Saudi Arabia halt planned execution of teenager

Murtaja Qureiris was just 13-years-old when he attended a demonstration in Saudi Arabia's eastern province.

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Saudi security forces kill eight in Shia-majority Qatif region

Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province - which includes Qatif - has seen bouts of unrest since 2011 when protesters emboldened by the Arab Spring ...

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Iran, Pakistan to form border 'reaction force' following attacks

Iran and Pakistan decided to set up a joint border force following a spat of deadly attacks by armed groups on their frontier.

Saudi Arabia, UAE donate aid to flood-hit arch-rival Iran

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Saudi Arabia, UAE donate aid to flood-hit arch-rival Iran

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have donated 95 tonnes of aid to their regional arch-rival Iran, following devastating floods ...

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US, UK and France hold anti-mine exercise off Bahrain

The American, British and French navies launched anti-mine drills off Bahrain amid continued tensions with Iran.

Two dead following attack on Saudi checkpoint

The New Arab

Two dead following attack on Saudi checkpoint

An attack on a Saudi checkpoint has seen two militants shot dead and two arrested.

Can Iraq help Iran mend fences with Saudi Arabia?

Maysam Behravesh

Can Iraq help Iran mend fences with Saudi Arabia?

Comment: Iran's influence in Iraq could help defuse some of the high tension in the region, writes Maysam Behravesh.

Saudi forces kill 'several gunmen' in Shia-majority region

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Saudi forces kill 'several gunmen' in Shia-majority region

Saudi security forces have said that they have killed several 'wanted people' during a shootout in the Shia-majority eastern region of Qatif, ...

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