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45 migrants were spotted off Leffrinckoucke near Dunkirk aboard a small craft "in difficulty", with several later appearing to be "in a state of hypothermia", French authorities said.

A new report by two NGOs has called on the UK to halt the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, saying it is fuelling the Yemen war.

Houthis claim missile strike on Saudi Aramco facility

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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.

Taliban rigging <em>drones</em> to drop bombs: Afghan spy chief

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Taliban rigging drones to drop bombs: Afghan spy chief

Afghanistan's spy chief said the Taliban deployed small drones to drop bombs on government forces in some recent attacks.

UAE gave Yemen's separatists unmanned <em>drones</em>: 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.

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Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia

Tens of thousands have fled conflict between Ethiopian government and Tigray forces this month.

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No limit to where Iran defends itself, Guards say

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they are not bound by geography when it comes to self-defence.

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Ethiopia state media shows alleged Tigrayan prisoners of war

Violence in Tigray prompted thousands to flee to neighbouring Sudan.

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard launches aircraft-carrying ship

Iran launched a heavy warship Thursday capable of carrying helicopters, drones and missile launchers.

Saudi pilot killed in Yemen was trained in UK

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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.

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Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing native Tigray's leaders

The Tigray conflict has caused the displacement of some 200,000 people and growing.

Saudis 'thwart attack on oil facility near Yemen'

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Saudis 'thwart attack on oil facility near Yemen'

Saudi Arabia said it intercepted an attack by the Houthi rebels that sparked a fire near an Aramco distribution centre.

Pompeo confirms US sale of F-35 jets to UAE

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Pompeo confirms US sale of F-35 jets to UAE

The State Department sent a formal notice to Congress on the sale of the stealth precision planes, long sought by the Gulf Arab ally.

Turkey hails Azerbaijan 'gains' after Karabakh deal

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Turkey hails Azerbaijan 'gains' after Karabakh deal

Turkey's Foreign Ministry congratulated its ally, Azerbaijan, on "achieving significant gains" at the negotiating table.

Trump administration pushes $2.9 billion UAE drone sale: report

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Trump administration pushes $2.9 billion UAE drone sale: report

The White House has reportedly alerted Congress of its intention to sell sophisticated drones to Abu Dhabi.

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Iran begins annual air force drill with drones, jets

This is the second drill Iran has held since a decade-long UN arms embargo on the country that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons.

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US warns of strikes on Riyadh amid Houthi attacks

The US embassy in Riyadh warned American citizens to 'stay alert' after a string of Houthi attacks.

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EU border agency 'involved in illegal asylum pushbacks'

Journalists say they uncovered six cases since April when border security units at a minimum did nothing to stop refugee boats in Greek waters ...

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Armenia calls for Turkey arms embargo amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Yerevan claims Canadian technology was found in a downed Turkish drone.

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

A drawdown of American diplomacy and the withdrawal of US land forces could instead herald enhanced military involvement in Iraq using air ...

Giorgio Cafiero

Iran's dilemma in Nagorno-Karabakh

Analysis: Sharing borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan, Iran is walking a geopolitical tightrope with the crisis.

Two Americans, 240 Yemen rebel backers freed in swap

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Two Americans, 240 Yemen rebel backers freed in swap

In an apparent swap, two captive Americans were freed in Yemen as more than 200 supporters of the Houthi rebels were allowed to return home.

Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

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Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

Afghan locals now say the recent withdrawal of foreign troops has left them exposed to militant attacks.

Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails to hold

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Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails to hold

Both sides have accused each other of breaking a ceasefire brokered by Russia.

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