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Houthis claim attack on UAE ship off Yemen's west coast

Saudi Arabia's state news agency confirms Houthi rebels used explosives-laden boat to hit pier near Mocha port.

Sanaa

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Iran's missile programme to continue 'with full power'

Tehran remains defiant as it seeks 'an appropriate reaction' to US sanctions against Iran's ballistic missile tests.

missile programme

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Iran, US trade blame over naval incident

US fires warning flares at 'unresponsive' Iranian vessels in an incident that Iran says was unprovoked.

US Navy's Bahrain-based 5th Fleet

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Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of politicising Hajj

Rights group files complaint to UN special rapporteur over restrictions imposed on Qatari pilgrims amid GCC crisis.

Saudi Arabia organises the annual Hajj

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Assad troops enter ISIL-held town of al-Sukhna in Homs

Monitor reports artillery and rocket firing at ISIL positions in lead-up to entry into southwestern part of al-Sukhna.

al-Sukhna in Homs

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Court orders release of 7 suspects in Cumhuriyet trial

Seven journalists from Cumhuriyet newspaper must be released under judicial supervision, Istanbul court rules.

Cumhuriyet

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'We won': Al-Aqsa Mosque reopened to all Palestinians

Worshippers of all ages enter mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem after Israel lifts restriction on men under 50.

al-Aqsa

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Qatar: UN should play a role in resolving Gulf crisis

Qatar's foreign minister also accused the four Arab countries that have blockaded Doha of violating international law.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

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UN struggles to deliver humanitarian aid in Syria

The UN has delivered aid to only a few hard-to-reach areas in Syria and not a single besieged location this month.

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King Abdullah demands Israel put embassy guard on trial

Kingdom seeks to question guard who has returned to Israel after dispute that left two Jordanian citizens dead.

Israeli embassy in Amman

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Iran and Afghanistan top 2017 Basel AML Index

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Actors, writers quit White House committee over Trump

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Kian Loyd Delos Santos, 17, killed in drug crackdown

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Steve Bannon out as Trump's top strategist: White House

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Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

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Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya's Lamu

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