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The Assad regime blames fresh sanctions imposed by Washington earlier this year for the worsening fuel crisis.

A British military base in Oman will soon be tripled in size after the UK announced a £23.8m investment to expand the strategic hub.

Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

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Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

An attack on a gas pipeline near Damascus has been blamed for a nationwide blackout, state news agency reported on Monday.

Beirut a 'wake-up call' for Israel's Haifa, warns mayor

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Beirut a 'wake-up call' for Israel's Haifa, warns mayor

The mayor of Haifa, home to Israel's largest industrial area, warned of a scenario similar to the Beirut explosion could strike the city.

Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

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Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

A US spy drone was downed by Yemen's Houthis near the border with Saudi Arabia, the rebels said on Sunday.

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Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

Oil pollution in Syria has been a growing concern since the 2011 onset of the civil war.

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Massive fire strikes oil pipeline on major Cairo highway

A huge blaze was reported on a major Cairo highway on Tuesday, torching dozens of cars and injuring at least 17 people, authorities said.

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Houthis have 'bank of targets' in Saudi, UAE, Israel

Abdullah Yahya Al-Hakim, chief of Houthis' intelligence and reconnaissance body, said the rebel group has a bank of vital targets in Saudi ...

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Yemen's Houthis claim strike on Saudi oil facility

A coronavirus ceasefire for Yemen has broken apart.

China and Iran's strategic partnership: A zero sum game?

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

China and Iran's strategic partnership: A zero sum game?

Analysis: China and Iran's bilateral relationship is gaining strategic significance.

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Production resumes at second Libya oil field

Libya's National Oil Company said it had restarted production at Al-Fil oil field, closed since January by the forces of ...

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela are a show of defiance against the US, but they will do little to fundamentally change energy geopolitics.

Fourth Iranian tanker docks at Venezuelan port

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Fourth Iranian tanker docks at Venezuelan port

A fourth Iranian tanker has arrived in Venezuela amid concern in Washington over the burgeoning relationship between the two countries.

Iran Guards warn US after receiving new combat vessels

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Iran Guards warn US after receiving new combat vessels

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned the United States against its naval presence in the Gulf.

Iran dismisses 'desperate' US move to end nuclear waivers

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Iran dismisses 'desperate' US move to end nuclear waivers

Tehran said the United States ended sanction waivers in a bid 'to distract public opinion from its continued defeats at the hands of Iran'.

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Iranian oil tanker arrives at Venezuela's largest refinery

The first of five Iranian tankers has arrived at Venezuela's main oil refinery, bringing gasoline and oil derivatives to help boost the country's oil production.

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First Iranian oil tanker docks in Venezuela

The first of five Iranian tankers carrying much-needed gasoline and oil derivatives docked in Venezuela on Monday, Caracas announced ...

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Iranian fuel shipment reaches Venezuelan waters

Iranian fuel and oil products entered Venezuelan waters on Saturday, despite growing concerns by the US.

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US growing concerns over Iran-Venezuela oil tankers

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

Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

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Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

The US has tried to crack down on Iranian shipments, but five tankers are on their way to Venezuela, a fellow sanctioned nation with little to ...

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Cash-strapped Venezuela sends tons of gold to Iran

Crisis hit Venezuela has payed Iran nine tons of gold in exchange for help to rebuild its troubled oil industry.

The Iraq Report: Coronavirus fight slowed by government paralysis

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The Iraq Report: Coronavirus fight slowed by government paralysis

Iraq's governance woes have further exacerbated the country's fightback against the coronavirus pandemic as both Iraqis and militia groups flout ...

Modi's anti-Muslim moves threaten unholy alliance between India-Arab allies

Shan. A. Zain

Modi's anti-Muslim moves threaten unholy alliance between India-Arab allies

India's Modi faces the challenging task of navigating an unfamiliar and tricky geo-political situation in order to keep intact the close ...

Is Saudi disinterest in Kashmir due to business interests?

Sabena Siddiqui

Is Saudi disinterest in Kashmir due to business interests?

Stopping short of completely ignoring the situation in the Kashmir Valley since the Indian government completely scrapped its special status, ...

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