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

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters struck the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday.

Rocket fired from Gaza causes no injury in Israel

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Rocket fired from Gaza causes no injury in Israel

A rocket landed in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on Thursday, Israeli authorities claimed, though no casualties were reported.

Houthi missile attack starts fire at Saudi university

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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 ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim strikes on Saudi oil plants

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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

Sam Hamad

How Biden failed his own litmus test on Egypt

Comment: The Sisi regime will take Biden's exoneration of Beblawi as a sign that the new administration is willing to informally green light its human rights abuses, writes Sam Hamad.

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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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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

Syrian state media reported Damascus responded to "Israeli aggression".

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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 ...

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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.

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

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Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen against the Houthis, the conflict is as brutal as ever and has become the world's worst ...

Blinken pushes Turkey over Russian <em>missiles</em>

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Blinken pushes Turkey over Russian missiles

Washington's Secretary of State has pressed his Turkish counterpart over Ankara's purchase of the advanced S-400 air defence system from NATO ...

Israel targets Hamas sites in assault on besieged Gaza

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Israel targets Hamas sites in assault on besieged Gaza

Israeli warplanes targeted Palestinian fishermen and Hamas sites in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Houthis 'firing <em>missiles</em> 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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Saudi-led coalition hits grain port and 'Houthi military targets'

A number of targets have been hit by Saudi Arabia, including a grain port and missile and drone production facilities.

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.

Tara Brian

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

In-depth: An investigation into the involvement of Italian-made weapons in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike raises the possibility of ...

Houthi offensive threatens camps of Yemenis who fled war

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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.

No ceasefire in Yemen unless blockade lifted, Houthis say

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No ceasefire in Yemen unless blockade lifted, Houthis say

A spokesman for Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels says that the group will not agree to a ceasefire unless the Saudi-led coalition agrees to ...

Iran report on downed Ukrainian jet absolves armed forces

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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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