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The strikes hit two Hamas "training sites" in southern Gaza and another target in central Gaza, witnesses and security sources said.

The rebels see Marib as a strategic prize that will give them more bargaining power in peace talks that Washington says must begin soon.

Second Italian frigate arrives in Egypt

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Second Italian frigate arrives in Egypt

A second military frigate has sailed from Italy and arrived in the port of Alexandria, as part of a $1.1 billion arms deal.

Libyan army accuses Egypt of sending weapons to Haftar

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Libyan army accuses Egypt of sending weapons to Haftar

A Libyan army spokesperson has accused Egypt of sending two planes loaded with ammunition to rogue General Khalifa Haftar, under the guise of ...

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Sabena Siddiqui

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Analysis: Amid new geopolitical shifts and realignments in the region, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan appear to be pursuing a reset in relations.

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Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to UAE

Joe Biden’s administration confirmed that it will follow through on a $23 billion weapons sales to the UAE.

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Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

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Dozens killed as fighting intensifies in Yemen's Marib

A pro-government source said Houthi rebels seized some territory in the fighting northwest of Marib and that 22 government soldiers had been ...

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Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

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 ...

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Israeli company signs unapproved deal with Chinese state-owned business

Israel requires businesses to refer any deals that might affect vital infrastructure. It seems one company might not have got that memo.

Will Biden really curb arms sales to Saudi Arabia?

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.

Jordan makes new US defence agreement public

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Jordan makes new US defence agreement public

Jordan on made public a defence agreement with the United States that allows free entry of US forces, aircraft and vehicles onto the ...

New Pentagon chief in Afghan visit before US withdrawal

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New Pentagon chief in Afghan visit before US withdrawal

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin made a surprise visit in Afghanistan, just over two months before the agreed on deadline for US troops ...

Iran report into plane shootdown 'doesn't answer why': Canada

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Iran report into plane shootdown 'doesn't answer why': Canada

Iran's final report on the Ukrainian passenger jet it shot down last year fails to clarify why the incident occurred, Canada said on Thursday.

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11 bullet-ridden bodies found 'executed' in eastern Libya

Security sources in Libya said 11 bodies were found with bullet holes in Benghazi.

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Iran report on downed Ukrainian jet absolves armed forces

Iran released a report on the Ukrainian passenger jet it shot down killing 176 people, which absolves the armed forces.

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EU to extend Libya arms embargo mission to 2023

The EU will extend for two years its Mediterranean military mission to police the UN arms embargo on Libya.

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Libya arms embargo 'totally ineffective': UN report

A UN report found Libya's arms embargo to be "totally ineffective".

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

Thomas O. Falk

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

In-depth: While attempting to settle a dispute with Armenia over the effectiveness of its weapons, Russia inadvertently confirmed longstanding ...

Paul Iddon

Could Iraq's Iran-backed militias arm the PKK against Turkey?

Analysis: Iran-backed militias want to maintain dominance in Sinjar as an access point to Syria, but would they arm the PKK if Turkey launches a ...

Lobbyist signs $2m contract to represent Myanmar junta: documents

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Lobbyist signs $2m contract to represent Myanmar junta: documents

Israeli-Canadian lobbyist Ari Ben-Menashe and his Montreal-based firm Dickens and Madson signed a contract with the Myanmar military ...

Tunisia receives first big vaccine delivery

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Tunisia receives first big vaccine delivery

Tunisia received its first major delivery of coronavirus vaccines, as 30,000 Sputnik V doses arrived in Tunis.

2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

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2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

“All positive cases have been isolated on board, and the ship remains in a restricted COVID bubble.”

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