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Iran has sent millions of gallons of oil to Venezuela, worrying the US.

Khalifa Haftar lost control of a key Libyan airbase this week.

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Comment: In Libya, rogue General Haftar may be weakened, but his foreign backers will still act to prevent a stable, democratic government emerge, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

US warns Gulf vessels to stay clear of warships

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US warns Gulf vessels to stay clear of warships

Gulf vessels should stay at least 100 metres away from US Navy ships or risk being 'interpreted as a threat', Washington has warned.

Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

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Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after Denmark ...

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Ethiopia ‘deploys missiles’ as Nile dispute with Egypt escalates

Ethiopia says it plans to fill a dam on the Nile without consulting Egypt, amid reports that Addis Ababa deployed missiles to defend the dam.

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Khamenei: US will be expelled from Iraq and Syria

Iran's supreme leader said that the United States will be expelled from Iraq and Syria and alleged that even Washington's allies "abhor" it now.

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Boeing to deliver over 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia

Boeing scored a pair of contracts worth over $2 billion for the delivery of more than 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia.

Iran defied UN resolution endorsing nuclear deal, US claims

The 2015 UN resolution calls on Iran not to undertake any ballistic missile-related activities capable of delivering nuclear weapons.

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Owais Zaheer

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Tensions over Turkey's S-400 missile system have subsided amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the US Congress remains poised to act.

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Saudi Arabia replacing US defences at oil installation

The US announced last week that it was withdrawing air defences from Saudi Arabia, after a reported dispute between the two countries.

Iran missile accidentally strikes own vessel, killing 19 sailors

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Iran missile accidentally strikes own vessel, killing 19 sailors

A missile accidentally struck a support vessel that was sailing too close to a target in a training exercise, the Iranian armed forces said.

Child among 4 killed in attack on Libya's capital

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Child among 4 killed in attack on Libya's capital

Eastern-based rogue General Khalifa Haftar's forces launched an attack on the capital Tripoli on Saturday, the internationally-recognised ...

Iran slammed for prosecuting Ukraine plane crash protesters

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Iran slammed for prosecuting Ukraine plane crash protesters

Human Rights Watch has urged Iran to cooperate with international investigations into the deadly January crash and halt prosecutions against ...

Saudi king, Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid tensions

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Saudi king, Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid tensions

A phone call took place between Saudi Arabia's King Salman and US President Donald Trump on Friday, amid reports of increasing tensions between ...

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US pulls anti-missile systems from Saudi Arabia amid dispute

The US is reportedly removing two batteries of Patriot surface-to-air missiles as well as fighter equipment and 300 troops stationed in Saudi oil facilities to ward off Iranian attacks.

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Rockets strike US facility near Baghdad Airport

Three rockets have struck a military complex used by US troops near Baghdad International Airport

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Syria strikes kill 14 Iranian, allied fighters: monitor

Syrian Observatory head Rami Abdul Rahman said it was "likely" that Israel mounted the operation, which killed several Iraqi as well as Iranian ...

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Israeli missiles target Syrian military and 'chemical research lab'

Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Syria during the war.

Libyan government launches operation to capture major Haftar airbase

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Libyan government launches operation to capture major Haftar airbase

The Libyan government has launched an operation to capture the Al-Watiya Airbase, southwest of Tripoli, a major hub for forces loyal to rogue ...

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Syria strikes kill 14 Iranian, allied fighters: monitor

The strike in the desert near Mayadin came minutes after an Israeli attack was intercepted by Syrian air defences.

Syria intercepts Israeli strikes: regime media

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Syria intercepts Israeli strikes: regime media

Israeli missiles targeting a research facility in northern Syria were intercepted, Syrian state media said, in the fourth such attack ...

US sanctions Iranian-Iraqi businessman who 'smuggled weapons to Yemen'

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US sanctions Iranian-Iraqi businessman who 'smuggled weapons to Yemen'

The United States on Friday confirmed it had imposed sanctions on an Iranian-Iraqi businessman for his alleged involvement with the Iranian ...

Is Libya on the road to de facto partition?

Paul Iddon

Is Libya on the road to de facto partition?

Neither side in Libya's civil war can achieve a decisive victory.

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