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

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

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 Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

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Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

Israeli warplanes killed ten Syrian and foreign fighters in strikes that hit Iranian targets in Syria.

Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike: report

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Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike: report

At least Syrian three soldiers were killed after the Israeli army launched air strikes in the country.

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US moves F-16 fighter jets from Germany to UAE

A squadron of US fighter jets have made their way from Germany to the UAE.

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

Israel said it struck Hamas underground infrastructure and military posts in Gaza on Sunday.

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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.

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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.

Iran begins annual air force drill with drones, <em>jets</em>

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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 defence secretary in Israel talks on 'military edge'

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper is in Israel for talks on how it can maintain its military superiority after sales of US F-35 jets ...

US plans sales of top-end <em>fighter</em> <em>jets</em> to UAE

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US plans sales of top-end fighter jets to UAE

The US has agreed to sell top-of-the-line F-35 fighter jets to the UAE following normalisation.

US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

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US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

The proposal aims at supplying Israel with 30,000lb bombs capable of destroying underground Iranian nuclear facilities.

'Real risk' of Turkey sanctions over Russian arms: US

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'Real risk' of Turkey sanctions over Russian arms: US

Turkey faces a 'real risk' of US sanctions for testing the Russian S-400 air defence system, a top State Department official warned.

US promises Israel will stay strong despite UAE deal

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US promises Israel will stay strong despite UAE deal

US defence officials have assured Israel it will retain its military dominance in the region even if the UAE acquires F-35 jets.

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Israel launches overnight strikes on Gaza

Israel said fighter jets and other aircraft struck a weapons manufacturing site and 'underground infrastructure' in Gaza.

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US condemns Turkey over reported test of Russian system

The US criticised NATO ally Turkey after Ankara reportedly tested its Russian-made advanced air defence missile system.

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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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Israel rejects US F-35 sale to Qatar, citing QME

'Security and our superiority in the region are the most significant things,' Israel's intelligence minister said following Qatar's request for ...

How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

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How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Analysis: The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has produced an unlikely alignment of traditionally hostile regional actors.

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Congress may allow Israel veto on UAE arms sale

A bipartisan bill proposes to give Israel to veto any US arms sales to Arab countries, which could prove a major obstacle to the planned US-UAE ...

Fighting by Armenia and Azerbaijan injures 4 journalists

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Fighting by Armenia and Azerbaijan injures 4 journalists

Four journalists have been wounded in fighting in the disputed region of Nagorno Karabakh.

UAE 'won't get F-35 <em>jets</em> for 6-7 years'

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UAE 'won't get F-35 jets for 6-7 years'

David Friedman said it would take at least six years for the UAE to receive F-35 warplanes, warning Israelis not to make the contentious arms ...

UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

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UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

Israelis have opposed the UAE's planned purchase of cutting-edge fighter jets from the US.

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