Middle East

Saudi says 5 soldiers killed in clashes with Yemeni forces

Saudi Arabia has confirmed that five of its soldiers have been killed in separate clashes with fighters of the Yemeni Houthi movement in the kingdom’s southern border regions of Dhahran Janoub, ...

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Hajj pilgrims mark Day of Arafat

About 1.5 million Muslims from across the world observed the Day of Arafat, an occasion for repentance and supplication considered as the pinnacle of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. On Sunday, the ...

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Pilgrims flock to Mecca as Mina tragedy anniversary looms

Nearly two million pilgrims have converged on western Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj, with hundreds of thousands others are not attending the pilgrimage because Saudi authorities failed to ensure ...

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Saudi warplanes use cluster bombs in airstrikes on Yemen

Saudi Arabia has intensified its airstrikes on Yemen, using internationally-banned cluster bombs in its air assaults against the impoverished country. The Yemeni news agency SABA said Saudi fighter jets dropped ...

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