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US exempts UN, aid groups from effort to cut off Yemen’s Houthis

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The United States on Tuesday exempted aid groups, the United Nations, the Red Cross and the export of agricultural commodities, medicine, and medical devices...

Iran army commandos start drills near mouth of Gulf

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Iranian army commandos and paratroopers started exercises near the mouth of the Gulf on Tuesday, the last full day of US President Donald Trump’s...

US troops in Afghanistan now down to 2 500, lowest since 2001: Pentagon

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 The number of US troops in Afghanistan has been reduced to 2 500, the lowest level of American forces there since 2001, the Pentagon...

Iran fires long-range missiles into Indian Ocean in military drill – media

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Saturday fired long-range ballistic missiles into the Indian Ocean on the second day of a military exercise, state media reported. The...

Iran tests ballistic missiles, drones in military exercise, state TV says

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards fired “abundant” surface-to-surface ballistic missiles and tested locally manufactured new drones in a military exercise on Friday, state television reported. The drill,...
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US plans to designate Yemen’s Houthi movement as foreign terrorist group

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The United States plans to designate Yemen’s Houthi movement as a foreign terrorist organization, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, a move that diplomats...

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards unveil underground missile base in Gulf: state media

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Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards unveiled an underground missile base at an undisclosed Gulf location on Friday, Iranian state media reported, at a time of...

Syria says Israel strikes again, several missiles downed by air defences: state TV

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Israel struck targets in southern Syria on Wednesday in the third such attack in nearly ten days, state TV reported as military defectors said...
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From embargo to embrace, Saudi Arabia pushes Gulf detente

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Embracing Qatar’s ruler, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince pushed a deal to end a row with Doha at a Gulf summit on Tuesday to try...

US Joint Chiefs chief meets Taliban

The United States’ top general met Taliban representatives this week in Qatar, urging them to reduce the level of violence and move swiftly to...

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Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

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Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...
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