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The British premier said in his weekly session of Prime Minister's Questions that the crisis in Yemen was not among the 'issues of the hour'.

The Biden administration has rejected imposing sanctions on Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Eldar Mamedov

How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Comment: France, UK and Germany are undermining US efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. If this impasse is not resolved soon, it will collapse for good, writes Eldar Mamedov.

Israeli drones, spyware sold to Myanmar despite ban: report

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Israeli drones, spyware sold to Myanmar despite ban: report

Israeli companies Cellebrite, Elbit Systems and Gaia Automotive Industries have reportedly sold arms and spyware to Myanmar.

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical ...

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UK urged to ban arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The UK is the second largest exporter of arms to Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Arabia thwarts Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

The Saudi-led military coalition thwarted a Houthis ballistic missile attack targeting Riyadh, state news reported.

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Washington mulls suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia: report

US may only sell defensive weapons to Saudi Arabia, which has been criticised for alleged human rights abuses in Yemen.

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Israel bans seafood sales after devastating Mediterranean oil spill

Fish and other marine life have been barred from sale for consumption until further notice.

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

Horriya Marzouk

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

In-depth: A $200 million arms deal with Cairo has led many to question the seriousness of Biden's vow to take a tougher stance on human rights ...

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Venezuela 'swaps' jet fuel for Iran's gasoline

Iran is allegedly receiving jet duel from Venezuela in exchange for gasoline as part of a 'swap deal' concocted by both countries’ oil firms, ...

Germany begins trial of alleged Egyptian spy

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Germany begins trial of alleged Egyptian spy

The Egyptian-born German's alleged activities are said to be part of wider efforts by Cairo to spy on dissidents abroad.

Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

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Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

Victims and their families claim that Riyadh knew Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air officer, had been radicalised but failed to act.

UK arms <em>sales</em> 'prolong Yemen war', says leading charity

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UK arms sales 'prolong Yemen war', says leading charity

Oxfam called on the UK to immediately end all arms 'that risk being used against civilians and exacerbating the humanitarian crisis'.

UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

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UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

Ally of former US President Trump and private security contractor Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, NYT said, citing ...

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Turkey seeks return to US F-35 jet programme

Turkey has hired a law firm to lobby the US and secure its return to a programme that would allow it to purchase F-35 jets.

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Israel, US begin developing next generation missiles

The Israeli Ministry of Defence and the US Missile Defence Agency have begun work on a new generation of anti-ballistic 'Arrow-4' missiles.

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US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

The missile sale comes despite hopes of a tougher stance on Egyptian President Sisi from the Biden administration.

Ruslan Trad

How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Analysis: In an era of increasingly privatised warfare, Russia is spearheading the use of mercenaries to expand its influence.

The podcast colouring ancient Mesopotamianhistory

Nazli Tarzi

The podcast colouring ancient Mesopotamianhistory

As Britain sank into lockdown in 2020, the Thin Edge of the Wedge podcast was born, covering a wide gamut of global subjects and fascinating ...

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Biden effect: Saudi hastens trials, placates rivals

Saudi Arabia is attempting to clean up its act as it braces for a policy reset in Washington.

Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

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Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

US President Joe Biden called on Congress to enact "commonsense" gun law reforms, three years after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Pakistan to allow private <em>sales</em> of Covid vaccines

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Pakistan to allow private sales of Covid vaccines

A Pakistani lab will soon receive Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for commercial sale, making the country one of the first to allow this ...

Grenfell firm continued <em>sales</em> despite fires in Middle East

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Grenfell firm continued sales despite fires in Middle East

A public inquiry into the disaster sought to establish the cause behind the Grenfell tower fire, which killed 72 residents of the high-rise ...

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