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Turkish refugee resettlement plan worries allies

As Turkish troops finalise plans to attack north-east Syria, Ankara’s scheme to move millions of refugees into conquered territory is alarming Western allies as...

Houthi attack foiled

The Saudi-led coalition intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden boat launched from Yemen by the Iran-aligned Houthi group, an incident that could further increase regional...

Yemen Houthis threaten UAE targets

Yemen’s Houthi group said it identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, an attempt to stress its military clout...

Germany extends Saudi arms embargo

Germany has extended its embargo on exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia by six months, a spokesman for the German government said. “Until 31 March...

Saudi to provide proof Iran behind oil attack

Saudi Arabia said it would produce evidence linking regional rival Tehran to an attack on its oil industry Washington believes originated from Iran in...

Houthi drones, missiles defy Saudi air strikes

At a July weapons exhibition in Yemen’s Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, military officials whipped sheets off what they said were newly-developed drones and missiles. The...

Trump does not want war

US President Donald Trump said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not want...

Saudi oil facilities attacked

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group said it attacked plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry knocking out more than half the Kingdom’s output...

Hezbollah claims drone hit

Hezbollah said it downed an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon in another flare-up raising tensions between the Iran-backed group and Israel. The drone is...

Saudi ups Yemen troop numbers

Saudi Arabia deployed more troops in southern Yemen to contain clashes between nominal allies in the Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthis that risk...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...