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In one of his final acts as president, Donald Trump has moved Israel from the US European military command to the Central Command (CENTCOM).

Helicopter footage of the exercise released by Iran’s navy showed what resembled an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine.

Israel's Netanyahu removes staple Trump image from Twitter account

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Israel's Netanyahu removes staple Trump image from Twitter account

Just days after US President Donald Trump was banned from Twitter, Israel's premier deleted a photo of the two allies from his account's banner image.

Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

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Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

A senior US intelligence official said the strikes, which reportedly killed 57 pro-Syrian regime fighters, targeted warehouses serving as a ...

Iran holds missile drill in Gulf of Oman

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Iran holds missile drill in Gulf of Oman

Iran unveiled two new domestically made warships in the two-day drill, the missile-launching Zereh and the Makran, the country's largest ...

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Pompeo to accuse Iran of Al-Qaeda links

Pompeo has fired a long list of warnings to Iran, as he sees out his final days as Secretary of State.

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President ...

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EU supports US returning to Iran deal under Biden

The EU said it looks forward to working soon with US President-elect Joe Biden on resurrecting the Iran nuclear deal, and rejected ...

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Biden taps William Burns as CIA chief

William Burns had been considered a likely candidate to lead the State Department under President-elect Joe Biden, given his deep experience ...

Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

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Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

The US moved to designate Yemen's Houthis as a terror organisation on Sunday, in a last minute Trump administration move that will only be ...

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Biden to receive second Covid vaccine dose

US President-elect Joe Biden will receive his second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, his office announced, three weeks after his first injection ...

Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

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Fresh calls for Trump to resign after Capitol violence

Donald Trump faced fresh calls from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol.

Biden urged to renounce sole control of <em>nuclear</em> weapons

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Biden urged to renounce sole control of nuclear weapons

A former US defense secretary has called on President-elect Joe Biden to reform the system that gives sole control of the nation's ...

US Vice President Mike Pence to attend Biden inauguration

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US Vice President Mike Pence to attend Biden inauguration

Media reports on Saturday said current US Vice President Mike Pence will attend the upcoming inauguration of Joe Biden.

Iran to expel <em>nuclear</em> inspectors 'unless sanctions are lifted'

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Iran to expel nuclear inspectors 'unless sanctions are lifted'

Iran will expel United Nations nuclear watchdog inspectors unless US sanctions are lifted by a Feb. 21 deadline set by the ...

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Iran holds naval parade in the Persian Gulf

The parade was held near where Iranian forces seized two US navy boats in 2016.

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Pelosi spoke with military chief to prevent Trump strike

The House Speaker said she has spoken with the Joint Chiefs Chairman in order to prevent 'an unstable president from initiating military ...

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Democrats tell Trump to step down or be impeached

President Donald Trump came under pressure to step down or face impeachment.

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Iran voices 'extreme concern' over US detainee rights

Tehran has mirrored the US in expressing 'extreme concern' over detainee rights.

Iran unveils underground missile base in Gulf

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Iran unveils underground missile base in Gulf

The new base hosts missiles with 'huge destructive power', Revolutionary Guards head Hossein Salami said.

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US flies two B-52 bombers to Middle East

Concerned that an attack could occur on the anniversary of Soleimani’s death, the US sends two B-52 bombers to the Arabian peninsula in a show ...

Iran hesitant to see US return to <em>nuclear</em> deal

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Iran hesitant to see US return to nuclear deal

Khamenei is not insisting the return of the US to the nuclear deal, especially given its decision to increase its uranium enrichment.

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Ali Bakeer

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Analysis: The breakthrough in resolving the Gulf crisis will have geopolitical implications, creating both new opportunities and challenges.

Israel's Netanyahu, US treasury secretary condemn Capitol violence

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Israel's Netanyahu, US treasury secretary condemn Capitol violence

Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the recent violence in the US Capitol as he met with Steve Mnuchin after his trip to Sudan.

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