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Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East

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The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions...

Yemen’s Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia

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Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided...

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline

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Saudi Arabia’s deputy defence minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi militia has...

Group refutes ISIS beliefs

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An anti-extremist organization says the ISIS ‘handbook’ is based on distortions of the Quran In the name of Allah, ISIS fighters have committed unspeakable atrocities. They...

Saudi oil facilities attacked

Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two oil pumping stations on Tuesday, days after oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates were sabotaged and...

Why the war in Syria’s Idlib escalated again

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A Russian-backed Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held northwest has killed dozens of people and forced more than 150,000 to flee, the biggest escalation...

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban

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Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a...

U.S. military stops tracking key metric on Afghan war as situation deteriorates

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The U.S. military has stopped tracking the amount of territory controlled or influenced by the Afghan government and militants, a U.S. watchdog said on...

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S....

Islamic State airs video purporting to be leader al-Baghdadi

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Islamic State’s media network on Monday published a threatening video message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in what would be...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...