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A mine has exploded and damaged a Greek-managed oil tanker off Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast near Yemen, where the kingdom is battling Houthi rebels.

Analysis: Moscow's new naval base in Sudan heralds Russia's return to the geopolitical map of Africa.

Trump sends B-52 bombers to Iran's doorstep

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Trump sends B-52 bombers to Iran's doorstep

The deployment of the bombers comes after reports that Trump planned strikes on Iranian nuclear facilities.

Houthi attack hasn't affected oil production, Aramco says

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Houthi attack hasn't affected oil production, Aramco says

Monday's attack on Aramco has not affected oil production, the manager of the oil giant said.

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Qatar to host FIFA Arab Cup in 2021

Qatar, host of World Cup 2022, will be the venue of a special 22-team Arab Cup next year.

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Houthis give UN green light for tanker repair mission

The operation could begin by late January or early February, the UN spokesman said.

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Aramco says Houthi strike tore hole in oil tank

The energy giant took reporters to the distribution facility where damage to the tank was visible the day after the attack.

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Houthis claim missile strike on Saudi Aramco facility

A Google Maps search reveals an Aramco distribution center matching the one described by the Houthi spokesman in northern outskirts of Jeddah.

US keeps 'all options' open for Yemen's Houthis

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US keeps 'all options' open for Yemen's Houthis

Speaking to reporters during a visit to the Philippines, Robert O'Brien criticised the Iran-backed Houthis of failing to engage in a "good-faith ...

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Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

The trip opened with 54 hours in Paris in which he appeared for a total of one minute in public.

UAE gave Yemen's separatists unmanned drones: official

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UAE gave Yemen's separatists unmanned drones: official

Two unmanned drones that were given to Yemen's southern separatists were downed in ongoing battles in Abyan, government officials said.

G20: World leaders will attend, but Riyadh shouldn't rejoice

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G20: World leaders will attend, but Riyadh shouldn't rejoice

Comment: Despite calls for boycotting the G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia this year, the world will send representatives. But this is not a ...

<em>Yemen</em> in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine

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Yemen in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine

'Immediate action' must be taken to avert the deaths of millions in war-torn Yemen, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said.

CAIR slams President Macron’s ultimatum to French Muslim leaders

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CAIR slams President Macron’s ultimatum to French Muslim leaders

CAIR accused President Macron of turning 'Liberté, égalité, fraternité' into 'repression, inequality and division'.

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'Terrorist' tag for Yemen's Houthis raises aid blocks fears

Washington's plans to designate Yemen's Houthi rebels a "terrorist organisation" could impede humanitarian aid into the war-torn country.

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France threatens home-schooler parents with jail in 'anti-extremism' drive

France will introduce an identification number system to help enforce the controversial legislation.

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Macron tells Muslim leaders to 'admit Islam is apolitical'

President Macron has asked the French Muslim community to draw up a charter that stipulates Islam is a religion and not a political movement.

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Saudi pilot killed in Yemen was trained in UK

The UK has played a key role in arming and training the Saudi air force.

Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

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Pompeo says will make unprecedented visit to Israeli-occupied Golan

The US Secretary of State will be the first top American diplomat to visit Golan Heights.

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Online G-20 summit uninspiring and 'lacks results' amid coronavirus

The G20 Summit, which was held on line due to covid social distancing restrictions left much to be desired, as Saudi Arabia's lacklustre human ...

US senators seek to stop jet sale to UAE

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US senators seek to stop jet sale to UAE

Three US senators launched their bid to block the sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.

Saudi minister confident of 'good relationship' with Biden

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Saudi minister confident of 'good relationship' with Biden

Saudi Arabia's oil minister expressed optimism at the prospect of good relations with US President-elect Joe Biden.

Bahrain urges Israel-Palestinian peace in historic Jerusalem meet

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Bahrain urges Israel-Palestinian peace in historic Jerusalem meet

Bahrain's foreign minister called for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during a landmark meeting in Israel with US Secretary of State ...

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