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America flew bombers over the Gulf in an effort to warn Iran against attacking the US.

Violence will only incite desperate young Kurds even more

Judit Neurink

Violence will only incite desperate young Kurds even more

Comment: The brutal crackdown on anti-government protests is a dangerous way to react to the desperation of young, jobless people who have lost all trust in politics, writes Judit Neurink.

Trump threatens to veto efforts to block UAE sale

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Trump threatens to veto efforts to block UAE sale

Congress is set to vote on a massive $23 billion UAE arms sale.

Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed'

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Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed'

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that military operations in the country's northern Tigray region were "completed"

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Heavy shelling hits capital of Ethiopia's Tigray: reports

Ethiopia's military "has started hitting with heavy weaponry and artillery the centre of Mekele".

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Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray

Ethiopia has decided to move troops into the Tigray capital as the fighting continues.

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'Terrorist' tag for Yemen's Houthis raises aid blocks fears

Washington's plans to designate Yemen's Houthi rebels a "terrorist organisation" could impede humanitarian aid into the war-torn country.

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If struck, Iran says US would face 'crushing response'

It comes after Trump drew up plans to launch strikes on Iranian nuclear facilities.

Trump administration pushes $2.9 billion UAE drone sale: report

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Trump administration pushes $2.9 billion UAE drone sale: report

The White House has reportedly alerted Congress of its intention to sell sophisticated drones to Abu Dhabi.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 2)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began.

Armenia calls for Turkey arms embargo amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

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Armenia calls for Turkey arms embargo amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Yerevan claims Canadian technology was found in a downed Turkish drone.

Israel rejects US F-35 sale to Qatar, citing QME

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Israel rejects US F-35 sale to Qatar, citing QME

'Security and our superiority in the region are the most significant things,' Israel's intelligence minister said following Qatar's request for ...

Assad responds to Trump assassination claims

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Assad responds to Trump assassination claims

Bashar al-Assad responded to Trump admitting that he wanted to assassinate the Syrian dictator in 2017.

Congress may allow Israel veto on UAE arms sale

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Congress may allow Israel veto on UAE arms sale

A bipartisan bill proposes to give Israel to veto any US arms sales to Arab countries, which could prove a major obstacle to the planned US-UAE ...

Courtney Freer

Concerns over transparency shroud Saudi Arabia's nuclear ambitions

Comment: Unless Saudi Arabia submits to proper IAEA inspections, its nuclear ambitions will be viewed with distrust and scepticism by the international community, writes Courtney Freer.

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Turkey sending Syrian fighters to Azerbaijan

Turkey has strongly denied claims it's sending Syrian fighters to Azerbaijan.

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UAE 'won't get F-35 jets for 6-7 years'

David Friedman said it would take at least six years for the UAE to receive F-35 warplanes, warning Israelis not to make the contentious arms ...

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Syria's HTS 'renounces' use of suicide car bombings

HTS have used bomb-laden vehicles to target regime positions.

Israel 'hoping to manufacture F-35 wings for UAE sale'

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Israel 'hoping to manufacture F-35 wings for UAE sale'

Two Israeli arms manufacturers are aiming to secure contracts to manufacture parts for the F-35 planes the US plans to sell to UAE, despite ...

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Israel demands more weapons to counter UAE F-35 deal

Israel will ask the US for more advanced weapons to sustain its 'military superiority' in the Arab world, as the UAE seeks to buy F-35 fighter ...

Israel opposes sale of F-35 jets to UAE: reports

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Israel opposes sale of F-35 jets to UAE: reports

Israel's minister of intelligence, Eli Cohen said his country would not allow the United Arab Emirates to procure F-35 fighter jets even with ...

Netanyahu 'secretly approved US sale of F-35s to UAE'

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Netanyahu 'secretly approved US sale of F-35s to UAE'

Netanyahu secretly gave the green light to a proposed sale of advanced weaponry to UAE, before condemning the deal when it was made ...

F-35 hiccup on road to Israel-UAE accord

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F-35 hiccup on road to Israel-UAE accord

The tentative alliance between Israel and the UAE could be on the rocks over the sale of possible F-35s to the Emirates.

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