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Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert returned to Australia on Friday amid reports she was detained after Iranian authorities discovered she was in a relationship with an Israeli citizen.

A Saudi official has told the WSJ that talks did take place between MbS and Netanyahu.

Iran and Ukraine open new talks over downed <em>plane</em>

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Iran and Ukraine open new talks over downed plane

Iran and Ukraine have entered a second round of talks over compensation for a civilian plane accidentally shot down in January.

EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

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EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

The EU sanctioned Putin's inner circle over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny and Kremlin meddling in Libya's civil war.

Sudan commander 'met with Mossad chief in secret meeting'

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Sudan commander 'met with Mossad chief in secret meeting'

High-ranking Emirati officials were in attendance, according to the source, including the brother of UAE Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed ...

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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.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Escalating violence undermines ceasefire efforts

This week we focus on violations of a ceasefire in Yemen, defections on Socotra island, and more.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Saudi Arabia's faltering divide and rule strategy in Yemen

While seeking to keep Yemen weak and divided, yet with no real long-term plan for its political future, Saudi Arabia has inadvertently limited ...

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Yemen's Houthis shoot down Saudi coalition 'spy plane'

Yemen's Houthi rebels said they shot down a reconaissance aircraft belonging to the Saudi-led coalition, despite a ceasefire having been put in ...

Did the Pentagon give Israel 1 million face masks?

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Did the Pentagon give Israel 1 million face masks?

An Israeli press report claiming the US Department of Defense shipped one million face masks to Israel have angered Americans, causing some to ...

Anna Fleischer

Unsung heroes: Syria's female White Helmets in the spotlight

Comment: The women working for Syria's White Helmets are among the most courageous in the world. It's time they received credit where it's due, ...

Trump praises Iran after American freed in prisoner swap

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Trump praises Iran after American freed in prisoner swap

‘It might have been a precursor as to what can be done,’ Trump said in rare praise for Iran after it freed US citizen Xiyue Wang, charged with ...

Yemen's Houthis 'shoot down' US-made drone near Saudi border

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Yemen's Houthis 'shoot down' US-made drone near Saudi border

A Houthi spokesman said that a spy plane known as ScanEagle was conducting 'espionage and hostile operations' near the ...

UAE secretly spending billions to buy Israeli <em>spy</em> planes

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UAE secretly spending billions to buy Israeli spy planes

The UAE has been secretly buying Israeli surveillance-planes to spy on Iran.

Iran threatens to shoot down more US <em>spy</em> drones

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Iran threatens to shoot down more US spy drones

Iran's naval chief has warned that more US drones could be shot down following a meeting with defence officials.

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Iranian lawmakers chant 'Death to America', call Washington 'terrorist'

Iranian lawmakers chanted 'Death to America' in a parliament session on Sunday, after a speaker accused the US of being the 'real world terrorist' amid heightened tensions.

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Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran airspace

Saudi Arabia's national airline has said it is rerouting some flight paths to avoid Iranian airspace amid heightened US-Iran tensions.

The New Arab

Trump says he could be Iran's 'best friend'

Amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran, Donald Trump dangled the prospect of eventually becoming an unlikely 'best friend' of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Trump to slap 'major sanctions' on Iran amid tensions

United States President Donald Trump said Washington will on Monday hit Iran with yet more sanctions, following weeks of soaring tensions.

Nizar Zakka arrives in Lebanon after Iran jailing

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Nizar Zakka arrives in Lebanon after Iran jailing

Nizar Zakka, held in Iran since 2015 on charges of spying, arrived on a private plane accompanied by the chief of Lebanon's General ...

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Israel’s Netanyahu to meet Putin days before April election

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday, five days before Israel’s ...

Lebanon arrests Lebanese-Canadian for spying for Israel

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Lebanon arrests Lebanese-Canadian for spying for Israel

Lebanese intelligence announced that a citizen with a dual Canadian passport was arrested for spying for Israel.

Israeli drone crashes in southern Lebanon Israeli drone crashes in southern Lebanon

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Israeli drone crashes in southern Lebanon

An Israeli reconnaissance drone crashed in southern Lebanon due to a technical fault, Israeli military confirmed.

Syria 'repels' Israeli <em>spy</em> <em>plane</em>: state media

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Syria 'repels' Israeli spy plane: state media

Syria on Wednesday repelled Israeli surveillance planes that breached its southern border, state media reported, days after an Israeli fighter ...

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