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US may only sell defensive weapons to Saudi Arabia, which has been criticised for alleged human rights abuses in Yemen.

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 airport.

Houthis claim responsibility for attack on Saudi airport

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Houthis claim responsibility for attack on Saudi airport

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for an attack on Abha International Airport which caused a civilian plane to catch fire.

Biden maintains tough line on Turkey over Russia arms

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Biden maintains tough line on Turkey over Russia arms

US President Joe Biden's administration urged Turkey to renounce a major Russian missile defence system.

Turkey urges dialogue with US after <em>missile</em> sanctions

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Turkey urges dialogue with US after missile sanctions

Turkey's defence minister told foreign reporters in Ankara that Turkey was in discussions to receive a second batch of the advanced S-400 ...

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Erdogan calls US sanctions 'attack on sovereignty'

Erdogan noted that sanctions had never been used against a fellow NATO member before.

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Pentagon condemns Turkey S-400 test, Erdogan dismisses US criticism

The Pentagon strongly condemned the test of a Russian-made S-400 missile defence system by NATO ally Turkey and warned of 'serious ...

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Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defence system

Turkey's military has reportedly test-fired the Russian S-400 air defence system in the Black Sea province of Sinop.

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Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

A US spy drone was downed by Yemen's Houthis near the border with Saudi Arabia, the rebels said on Sunday.

Houthis have 'bank of targets' in Saudi, UAE, Israel

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Houthis have 'bank of targets' in Saudi, UAE, Israel

Abdullah Yahya Al-Hakim, chief of Houthis' intelligence and reconnaissance body, said the rebel group has a bank of vital targets in Saudi ...

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Yemen's Houthis claim strike on Saudi oil facility

A coronavirus ceasefire for Yemen has broken apart.

Saudi Arabia replacing US defences at oil installation

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Saudi Arabia replacing US defences at oil installation

The US announced last week that it was withdrawing air defences from Saudi Arabia, after a reported dispute between the two countries.

Saudi king, Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid tensions

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Saudi king, Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid tensions

A phone call took place between Saudi Arabia's King Salman and US President Donald Trump on Friday, amid reports of increasing tensions between ...

US pulls anti-<em>missile</em> systems from Saudi Arabia amid dispute

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US pulls anti-missile systems from Saudi Arabia amid dispute

The US is reportedly removing two batteries of Patriot surface-to-air missiles as well as fighter equipment and 300 troops stationed in ...

US officials: <em>Missile</em> defence systems now operating in Iraq

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US officials: Missile defence systems now operating in Iraq

New air defence systems are being installed in Iraq to protect US forces and allies, officials say.

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Trump warns Iran of 'heavy price' amid troop attacks

Tehran was warned against carrying out further attacks on US troops in the region on Wednesday, with the US president vowing a "heavy price".

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Soleimani successor visits Baghdad as Iran-US tensions rise

The US and Iran appear to be heading for another major confrontation in Iraq.

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Turkey and EU to meet on worsening migrant crisis

As hundreds of migrants knock on Europe's door, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the leaders of Germany and France will hold talks to deal ...

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NATO to meet after Turkish troops killed in Syria

Ambassadors from the NATO military alliance are holding emergency talks Friday at the request of Turkey following the killing of 33 Turkish ...

Syria Weekly: Few options to end catastrophe in Idlib

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Few options to end catastrophe in Idlib

Turkey and Russia are facing off over Idlib, with a last-ditch attempt to save Idlib from disaster at French-brokered crisis talks.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey may receive US missiles over Syria threat

Turkey is hinting that it may get US Patriot support in war-torn Syria.

Greece to send <em>Patriot</em> missiles, troops to Saudi Arabia

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Greece to send Patriot missiles, troops to Saudi Arabia

In an unprecedented move, Greece will send some of its Patriot missiles to the kingdom, accompanied by troops, to 'protect critical ...

34 US troops suffered brain injuries during Iran strike

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34 US troops suffered brain injuries during Iran strike

The US Pentagon has revealed that as many as 34 US soldiers suffered brain injuries as a result of Iran's attack on the Ain al-Asad air base in ...

US troops in Mideast to stay for 'a while'

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US troops in Mideast to stay for 'a while'

America's troop numbers in the region have grown from about 60,000 to more than 80,000 since May.

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