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    Iran Moves Military Near Tense Azeri Border Over Israeli Presence

    Iran’s military has launched a large military drill near the country’s border with Azerbaijan, in a show of force amid tensions with its neighbouring country partly linked to the latter’s close ties with Israel.

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    Israel foreign minister in Bahrain for landmark visit

    An Israeli foreign ministry statement said Yair Lapid, who had been invited by his Bahraini counterpart, will inaugurate the Israeli embassy in Manama on Thursday and is.

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    100 killed in clashes for Yemen's Marib

    At least 100 Yemeni rebels and pro-government troops have been killed in the past 48 hours as fighting intensifies for the key city of Marib, military and medical sources said Wednesday.

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    Saudi-US Talks on Iran, Yemen Held in Neom

    US National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan began his Middle East tour with his first stop at the Saudi city of Neom on Monday. Sullivan is scheduled to hold high-level talks with Saudi officials on Iran and Yemen

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    Iran wants nuclear talks to result in lifting of all sanctions, says Raisi

    Iran’s new ultraconservative president on Tuesday voiced support for renewed nuclear negotiations in his international debut even as he hailed what he termed the decline of US hegemony.

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    US Congress urged to ‘prevent human catastrophe’ in Yemen

    Anti-war groups in the United States are urging US Congress to “prevent a human catastrophe” in Yemen by ending military support for Saudi Arabia’s aggression on the war-ravaged country.

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    Isreal killed Iran’s top nuke scientist with remote-operated machine gun:report

    The New York Times revealed on Saturday that Israeli agents wanted to take out Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh for years, adding that the latter was assassinated by a killer robot machine gun.

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    UAE, Israel eye trillion-dollar prize on Abraham deal anniv

    The United Arab Emirates marks one year since normalising ties with Israel on Wednesday, a move which drew Palestinian anger but that leaders hope could reap a trillion.

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    US pulls missile defences in Saudi Arabia amid Yemen attacks

    Pentagon spokesman John Kirby acknowledged “the redeployment of certain air defence assets”. He said the US maintained a “broad and deep” commitment to its Middle East allies.

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    US Ban Forces Iran Airliner to Fly 1,000km More to Refuel

    An Iranian passenger plane hovered over Hamburg due to heavy fog for over one hour and then had to fly 1,000 kilometres south to refuel in Milan, as US sanctions prevent western supply companies to sell fuel to Iran Air

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    Shia leader Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem dies in Iraq

    Al-Hakeem’s office announced on Friday that he died of a sudden medical condition it did not specify. A relative, Mohsen al-Hakeem, told The Associated Press news.

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    UAE, Turkey discuss relations amid signs of rapprochement

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan held a rare phone call with the UAE’s de facto ruler, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Erdogan’s office said.

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    Iraq summit seeks to mend Middle East fractures

    Officials from around the Middle East began arriving in Baghdad, Iraq, on Friday ahead of a summit aiming to promote peace and reconciliation in the region, including.

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    Russia, Iran & China to Hold Joint Military Excercise In Persian Gulf

    Late in December 2019, Iran, Russia and China staged a four-day joint maritime exercise in the Indian Ocean and the Sea of Oman area covering 17,000 square kilometers

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    Erdogan says Turkey is not Europe’s ‘refugee warehouse’

    Faced with a potential new migration wave from Afghanistan, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on European nations Thursday to shoulder the responsibility.

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    Yemen, Hamas pledge support for Syria against foreign aggression

    Yemen’s defense minister has pledged support for the Syrian government in the face of “blatant foreign interference”, praising Damascus for standing up to the aggressive.

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    Hezbollah says Iranian fuel oil ship to sail to Lebanon in hours

    A shipment of Iranian fuel oil will be setting sail for Lebanon, organised by the Lebanese group Hezbollah which has warned its US and Israeli adversaries the ship will be.

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    Iran ups uranium enrichment to 60%

    Iran has established a process to accelerate production of highly enriched uranium, the UN nuclear watchdog said on Tuesday, with talks to save the 2015 nuclear deal at a standstill.

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    Bahrain Throws Open Public Places But Bans Muharram Ceremonies

    Bahrain is an autocracy ruled by Saudi backed Al Khalifa regime which is accused of systematically discriminating against the country’s Shia community, which accounts for eighty percent of Bahrain’s population.

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    One year of Abraham Accords: Almost quarter million Israelis visit UAE

    Since the normalisation of relations, over 230,000 Israelis have visited the UAE, said Eitan Na'eh, Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Israel in the UAE.

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    Russian Assurances Fail To Quell Storm Over ‘Great Power’ Photo in Tehran

    There is an outrage over the Russian and British ambassadors' recreation of an iconic World War II photo taken during the Soviet-British occupation of Iran in 1943.

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    Bahrainis Want Peaceful Transition from Tyranny to Democracy

    Bahrain’s main opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, says the Arab nation is demanding an end to tyranny and a peaceful transition to democracy in the.

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    Saudi Arabia sentences Hamas leader to 15 years in prison

    A Saudi criminal court on Sunday sentenced former Hamas representative Mohammed Al-Khudari to 15 years in prison on charges of supporting the Palestinian group, according to his brother.

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    Raisi names US-sanctioned Mokhber as Iran’s vice president

    Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday named the chairman of a powerful state-owned foundation sanctioned by the United States as his first vice-president, the president’s.

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