Middle East

Yemeni forces shoot down Saudi Arabian drone over Ma’rib

Fighters from Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement have downed a Saudi Arabian drone over the war-torn country’s central province of Ma’rib. According to Yemeni military sources, the unmanned aerial vehicle was shot down while ...

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Hezbollah Official: Iran source of stability in region

Hezbollah Resistance Movement’s second-in-command, Sheikh Naim Qassem, urged Persian Gulf countries to cooperate with Iran if they want to contribute to regional security. “If (Persian) Gulf countries want to thrive ...

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CIA honors Saudi crown prince with ‘George Tenet Medal’

The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has honored Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef with its prestigious “George Tenet Medal” for his “intelligence work in the fight against terrorism.” The ...

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Kuwait sends forces to Iraq border amid tensions

Kuwait has deployed military forces to its border with Iraq amid tensions over Baghdad’s handover of a waterway’s sovereignty to Kuwait city. Four units of Kuwaiti special forces were stationed ...

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Over two-thirds of Yemenis food insecure: UN agencies

Three United Nations agencies have launched an emergency food aid appeal to avert a humanitarian catastrophe in war-torn Yemen as more than two-thirds of Yemenis are struggling to feed themselves ...

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Kuwait imposes visa ban on five Muslim-majority countries

Kuwait has ripped a page from the playbook of US President Donald Trump by suspending the issuance of visas for travelers native to Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran. Tourism, ...

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80 Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen Army attack

The Yemeni army carried out a missile attack against a military base of the Saudi-led coalition on an island in the Red Sea, killing 80 forces and injuring 100 others, ...

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