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UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, is scaling back its military presence there as worsening U.S.-Iran tensions threaten security closer to home, four western diplomatic sources said. The UAE has pulled some troops from the southern port of Aden and Yemen’s …

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Palestine protesters condemn US-backed ‘deal of century’ confab

  GAZA: Palestinian protesters have poured into streets in the West Bank and Gaza enclave to condemn the US-backed “deal of the century” confab in Bahrain, rejecting US President Donald Trump’s so-called Middle East peace plan. Neither the Israeli nor Palestinian officials are attending the event at Manama’s luxury Four …

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Yemeni armed forces to put new domestically-built missiles, drones on display: Spox

SANA’A: A high-ranking Yemeni military official says Yemeni Armed Forces are to unveil new domestically-designed and developed military hardware, including ballistic missiles, winged rockets and unmanned aerial vehicles. The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, said in a statement on Wednesday that the achievements will be showcased …

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Zarif: No security in Middle East without Iran

TEHRAN: Iran’s foreign minister has condemned US efforts for the “elimination” of Iran, saying the Middle East will not be secure without Iran as a major regional player. “The Americans are extremely wrong to think that they can secure the region through the elimination of Iran, because the regional security …

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Saudi minister says whatever the Palestinians accept, everyone else will accept

RIYADH: A Saudi minister said on Sunday that improving the Palestinians’ situation should be welcomed but that addressing the political process in resolving the conflict with Israel is “extremely important”. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Jubeir was responding to questions from broadcaster France 24 about U.S. proposals for …

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Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott

RAMALLAH/JORDAN VALLEY, West Bank: Israel’s prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal. The two leaders were commenting, separately, about Trump’s plan for the first time since details of its initial, …

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Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul

ISTANBUL: Turkey’s main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul’s re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the country’s largest city. Ekrem Imamoglu, mayoral candidate of the secularist Republican People’s Party …

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US military presence root cause of regional issues: Rouhani

TEHRAN: Speaking in a meeting with the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Gabriela Cuevas Barron on Sunday in Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani said, “the IPU has always had a positive role in guiding and bringing parliaments and public opinions closer, as well as important political and social issues.” “Terrorism, …

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