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Yemeni separatists quit some Aden posts; Houthis attack Saudi oil plant

17 Aug 2019

ADEN/DUBAI Southern Yemeni separatists withdrew on Saturday from some government buildings in Aden that they seized last week but held on to military camps that give them control over the southern port, interim seat of Yemen's ousted Saudi-backed government.

Houthi drone attack on Saudi oilfield causes gas fire, output unaffected

17 Aug 2019

DUBAI A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said.

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf - TV

04 Aug 2019

DUBAI Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West. | Video

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation

14 Jun 2019

DUBAI U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route. | Video

WRAPUP 1-U.S. blames Iran for attack on oil tankers, Tehran calls accusation alarming

14 Jun 2019

DUBAI, June 14 Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after an incident that has raised concerns about a new confrontation in the vital oil shipping route.

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate

13 Jun 2019

DUBAI The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people.

Gulf Arabs, Iran reject U.S. recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli

26 Mar 2019

DUBAI U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights united Washington's Gulf Arab allies and regional foe Iran in condemnation on Tuesday.

Gulf Arabs, Europeans, Iran reject U.S. recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli

26 Mar 2019

DUBAI U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights united Washington's Arab allies and their regional foe Iran in condemnation on Tuesday.

Populist cleric Sadr all but wins Iraq election

15 May 2018

BAGHDAD Populist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a long-time adversary of the United States, has all but won Iraq's parliamentary election, the electoral commission said, in a surprise turn of fortune for the Shi'ite leader. | Video

Prediger Sadr bei Parlamentswahl im Irak überraschend vorn

14 May 2018

Bagdad Bei der ersten Parlamentswahl im Irak nach dem Sieg über die Extremistenmiliz IS liegt laut Zwischenergebnissen überraschend der langjährige US-Gegenspieler Moktada al-Sadr in Führung.

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