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In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

The US Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment of thousands of assault weapons, machines guns and sniper rifles hidden aboard a ship in the Arabian Sea.

US eyes major sanctions rollback to revive Iran deal

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US eyes major sanctions rollback to revive Iran deal

American officials have reportedly become increasingly expansive about what they might be prepared to offer Iran.

Iranian general 'takes responsibility' for attack targeting Israeli reactor

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Iranian general 'takes responsibility' for attack targeting Israeli reactor

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard general has implied that Iran was responsible for a rocket attack targeting the secretive Dimona nuclear ...

US lawmakers seek to stop Saudi Arabia acquiring nukes

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US lawmakers seek to stop Saudi Arabia acquiring nukes

The Democratic lawmakers say they want to 'extinguish any future Middle East arms race'.

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Houthi missile attack starts fire at Saudi university

Saudi Arabia said that a Houthi drone attack started a fire at a university in the southwestern city of Jizan, as the US warned its citizens against Saudi travel.

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US Senators back nuclear talks with Iran in letter

A letter sent to US President Biden by 27 Democratic senators says that sanctions on Iran should be lifted if it returns to compliance with the ...

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Yemen's Houthi rebels claim strikes on Saudi oil plants

The Houthi rebels claimed Monday to have launched drone strikes against Saudi energy giant Aramco's facilities

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Former UK minister accuses pro-Israel lobby of 'disgusting interference'

Duncan wrote in his memoir 'In The Thick of It: The private diaries of a minister' that the Conservative Friends of Israel has pushed Britain to ...

Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget

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Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget

The budget for the US military will see a small increase in its budget, a change from the large increases made by the previous president.

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Battle for Marib key to Iran, US tension

The city of Marib has been facing an assault by Iran-back Houthi rebels and Saudi airstrikes that are trying to push back the advancing forces.

Iran prosecutor says 10 indicted for Ukraine plane shootdown

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Iran prosecutor says 10 indicted for Ukraine plane shootdown

Ten officials in Iran have been indicted over the Ukrainian passenger plane tragedy, however Iran released a report absolving armed forces of ...

UN report points to Houthis for Aden airport attack

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UN report points to Houthis for Aden airport attack

A report submitted to the UN found a deadly December attack on Aden airport in Yemen to have likely been carried out by Houthi rebels.

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy ...

Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

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Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

A statement by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday has warned that unlawful shelling in Marib has led to further displacement and worsened Yemen's ...

Stasa Salacanin

Is there a space race in the Middle East?

In-depth: Space has become a new frontier in the competition for political power and economic development in the Middle East.

Paul Iddon

Will Biden really curb arms sales to Saudi Arabia?

Analysis: The US is mulling limiting any future arms deals with Saudi Arabia to 'defensive' weapons. This has been tried before.

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Russian jets target factory, energy supplies in northwestern Syria

Syrian rebel forces say Russia is attempting to destabilise economic activity in their last stronghold.

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Iran threatens US Army base, top general: reports

Two senior US intelligence officials have told the Associated Press that Iran has made threats against an army base in Washington DC.

In France, Israel looks for ally on Iran, ICC

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In France, Israel looks for ally on Iran, ICC

France is aiming to bring the US and Iran to the negotiating table to revive a landmark nuclear deal that Israel fiercely opposes.

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Houthi offensive threatens camps of Yemenis who fled war

A fierce offensive by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen’s Marib province is threatening the camps of people already displaced by war.

Yemen's Houthis fire <em>ballistic</em> missiles across Saudi border

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Yemen's Houthis fire ballistic missiles across Saudi border

Saudi-led coalition says Houthis fired two missiles, which landed in uninhabited border areas.

Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility amid US tensions

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Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility amid US tensions

A report on Iran's state TV showed the inauguration of a new underground facility made for missile storage

Syrian missile strike injures civilians in Turkish-rebel controlled area

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Syrian missile strike injures civilians in Turkish-rebel controlled area

Turkey's defence ministry and a monitoring group said that a missile strike wounded several civilians in northern Syria

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