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Saudi helicopter crash 'kills high-ranking prince'

Prince Mansour bin Muqrin Al Saud was travelling with regional officials in Asir province when the crash happened.

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Iran rejects 'malicious' Saudi accusations after attack

Tehran denies allegations it was behind an intercepted missile attack near Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh, from Yemen.

firing of a missile

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Saudi accuses Iran of potential 'act of war'

Saudi state news agency alleges that Iran manufactured a missile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels towards Riyadh.

ballistic missile

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'This is the worst day since the start of the war'

Kingdom retaliates with more than 29 air strikes on central Yemen, hours after Houthi rebels fired a missile at Riyadh.

Yemen's capital

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Nasrallah: 'It was not our wish for Hariri to resign'

In a televised speech, Hezbollah leader Nasrallah accuses Saudi Arabia of pushing Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri to quit.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah

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Iraq: Twin suicide attacks kill at least five in Kirkuk

Attacks targeting Iraq's PMF kill five, injure more than 20 in the northern oil-rich city.

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Aden: Troops killed in attack on government security HQ

The Yemen government has been based in Aden and Saudi Arabia since Houthi rebels seized control of Sanaa in 2014.

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Bahrain re-opens border dispute with Qatar

Despite a 2001 ruling that resolved the dispute, Bahrain cites entitlement to "what was cut off forcibly" from its land.

The Bahrain-Qatar border

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Saudi Arabia princes detained, ministers dismissed

Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal reportedly among 11 princes and several ministers held in anti-corruption probe.

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

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Scores killed in ISIL car bomb attack in Deir Az Zor

At least 75 people, including women and children, killed in eastern Syrian city, the UK-based monitoring group says.

Deir Az Zor

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