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UAE launches the Arab world's first Mars mission

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UAE launches the Arab world's first Mars mission

The United Arab Emirates has finally launched its first Mars mission, following delays due to bad weather.

UAE again delays Mars probe <em>launch</em> over weather

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UAE again delays Mars probe launch over weather

The United Arab Emirates have cancelled the launch for the second time this week

Emirati 'Hope' probe heads for Mars

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Emirati 'Hope' probe heads for Mars

The UAE's project is designed to recall the heyday of the Arab world's scientific advances during the Middle Ages.

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US-Iran tensions rise after IRGC launches first military satellite

As observers await a formal response from the US State Department, the latest development represents a remarkable turnaround in Iran’s fortunes, coming after months of failed attempts to launch

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Dozens killed in clashes between Iraqi army and IS

At least 24 people died in violent clashes after the Iraqi military raided an Islamic State hideout, Iraq's defence ministry announced.

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US-led forces pull out from key Iraqi military base

The troop withdrawals come as part of a plan to consolidate US-led coalition forces in two Iraqi bases.

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Russian airstrike on Idlib farm kills 16 displaced Syrians

A Russian airstrike on a farm sheltering displaced people in Idlib province has killed 16 civilians ahead of a meeting between Turkish president ...

Suspected Israeli strike 'kills senior Hezbollah official' in Syria

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Suspected Israeli strike 'kills senior Hezbollah official' in Syria

Israel has repeatedly struck Iran-linked targets in Syria in recent years.

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Israeli warplanes hit Gaza

Israeli aircraft hit what the military said were Islamic Jihad sites in the Gaza Strip late Sunday, after Palestinian militants said they fired ...

Erdogan vows to liberate Libya from Russian-backed General Haftar

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Erdogan vows to liberate Libya from Russian-backed General Haftar

Erdogan said Turkey would continue supporting the Tripoli authorities to 'establish dominance' over the whole of the country.

<em>Rocket</em> hits Iraq base hosting US troops: military

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Rocket hits Iraq base hosting US troops: military

A rocket struck an open area at a base in Kirkuk, Iraq where both Iraqi and US troops are based.

Iran <em>rocket</em> <em>launch</em> fails to put satellite into orbit

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Iran rocket launch fails to put satellite into orbit

An Iranian satellite has failed to go into orbit after an attempted rocket launch from the Islamic Republic's Imam Khomeini ...

Iran unveils new short-range ballistic missile, engines

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Iran unveils new short-range ballistic missile, engines

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have unveiled new short-range ballistic missiles amid sustained tensions with the United States.

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Iran to launch observation satellite in 'coming days'

Iran's space programme says its new imaging satellite is to promote the "peaceful use of outer space", despite concerns from some western countries.

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Images suggest Iran preparing satellite launch after repeated failures

Washington accuses Iran of using its satellite programme to work on nuclear-armed ballistic missiles.

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Syria regime launching banned cluster missiles at schools: HRW

The rights group's investigation into a deadly Syrian regime strike on an Idlib school discovered the use of banned cluster munitions, an act ...

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UN finds Houthis did not carry out Saudi attack

Following an investigation that took months, the United Nations found Houthis not responsible for an attack on Iran

Iran's Soleimani 'planned to attack US forces in Iraq'

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Iran's Soleimani 'planned to attack US forces in Iraq'

Reuters reveals details of Soleimani's activities in the months leading up to his death, most of which included plans to target US interests in ...

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With pro-Iran groups at helm, Iraq 'risks becoming pariah'

Analysts warn that Iran-backed militias could destabilise Iraq and isolate the country at a time of need.

US forces hit Iraqi Hezbollah bases after contractor killed

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US forces hit Iraqi Hezbollah bases after contractor killed

The United States has bombed the headquarters of the Iran-backed Iraqi Hezbollah militant group in Iraq and Syria.

US contractor killed in 'biggest attack' on Iraq base

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US contractor killed in 'biggest attack' on Iraq base

At least 30 rockets hit the Kirkuk base, including an ammunition depot, while four more rockets were found in their tubes in a truck at the ...

Three Iranian nationals killed in Israeli airstrikes on Syria

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Three Iranian nationals killed in Israeli airstrikes on Syria

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights UK has reported three deaths, 'probably of Iranian origin' in Damascus following Israeli airstrikes in the ...

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