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Exclusive: UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare

28 Jun 2019

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.

EXCLUSIVE-UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare

28 Jun 2019

DUBAI, June 28 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.

UPDATE 7-Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions

22 Jun 2019

* British minister to visit Iran on Sunday (Adds Trump quotes, Pentagon spokeswoman)

Sorge um Frieden und Öl-Versorgung nach Attacken auf Tanker

14 Jun 2019

Dubai/Washington Die jüngsten Angriffe auf zwei Tankschiffe schüren Sorgen um den Frieden in der Golf-Region und die weltweite Energieversorgung.

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion

14 Jun 2019

DUBAI/WASHINGTON The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation. | Video

US-Militär nach Tanker-Angriffen - Krieg mit Iran nicht in unserem Interesse

14 Jun 2019

Dubai/Washington Nach den mutmaßlichen Angriffen auf zwei Öl-Tanker im Golf von Oman spitzt sich der Streit zwischen den USA und dem Iran zu.

Yemen's Houthis and WFP dispute aid control as millions starve

04 Jun 2019

DUBAI A dispute over control of biometric data between the World Food Programme and Yemen's Houthi group is straining humanitarian efforts and threatens to disrupt aid distribution in a country already on the brink of famine.

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action

03 Jun 2019

DUBAI Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices.

Top U.S. security adviser: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts

29 May 2019

ABU DHABI/JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran against conducting new operations. | Video

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia

21 May 2019

DUBAI 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 since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts.

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