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Yemeni Huthi rebels hit Saudi with second missile

Yemen’s Iran-backed Huthi rebels said Thursday they successfully fired a ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia and hit a military target.

New Islamic alliance ‘will wipe terrorists from the earth’ – Saudi

Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince vowed to "pursue terrorists until they are wiped from the face of the earth" as officials from 40 Muslim countries gathered Sunday in the first meeting of an Islamic counter-terrorism alliance.

Saudi crown prince calls Iran’s supreme leader ‘new Hitler’

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denounced Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as the “new Hitler of the Middle East,” as tensions simmer between the regional rivals.

Saudi Arabia says 201 people held in anti-graft swoop

Saudi Arabia said Thursday 201 people are being held for questioning over an estimated $100 billion in embezzlement and corruption, after the biggest purge of the kingdom's elite in its modern history.

Saudi’s missile attack accusations irresponsible, provocative – Iran

Iran dismissed as “irresponsible and provocative” accusations from regional arch-rival Saudi Arabia on Monday that it was responsible for a weekend missile attack on Riyadh launched from war-ravaged Yemen.

Yemen hostage crisis claimed by IS ends with 35 dead

Yemeni forces ended a hostage crisis Monday with 29 police and six civilians dead, a day after the attack claimed by the Islamic State group began with suicide bombings, official sources said.

Qaeda suspects hit Yemen security in twin suicide attacks

Suspected Al-Qaeda militants staged twin suicide bombings and took hostages Sunday in Aden, officials said, striking at the heart of the Yemeni government after suffering a string of setbacks.

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of blocking Yemen peace

Saudi Arabia on Sunday accused Iran of blocking peace efforts in Yemen, slamming its political archrival over support for the Yemeni rebels Riyadh is fighting against.

Donald Trump throws future of Iran deal to Congress

President Donald Trump will unveil a more aggressive strategy to check Iran's growing power Friday, but will stop short of withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal or declaring the powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization.

UN blacklists Saudi-led coalition for killing children in Yemen

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen was Thursday placed on a UN blacklist for killing and maiming children, drawing fresh calls from rights groups to step up pressure on Riyadh over the conflict.

Pro-Saleh colonel among 3 killed in clashes with Yemen rebels

A Yemeni colonel loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and two rebels have been killed in clashes, Saleh's party and a news agency said Sunday, in an unprecedented escalation of violence between the allies.

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen civilians hit by mistake

The Saudi-led Arab military coalition on Saturday admitted responsibility for an air strike the previous day in the Yemeni capital that killed 14 civilians, describing it as a "technical mistake".

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