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Saudi Arabia suspends oil exports through Bab al-Mandeb

Move comes after Yemen's Houthi rebels targeted Saudi oil tankers in the Bab al-Mandeb Strait on Wednesday.

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Israeli air raids kill three Palestinians in Gaza Strip

The raids come days after a UN-brokered ceasefire helped halt an earlier wave of attacks that hit the besieged enclave.

Israeli air raids

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Houthi fighters attack Saudi ship off Yemen's coast

Saudi-UAE coalition says an oil tanker was slightly damaged due to an attack by the Houthi fighters.

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Iran: We will not engage in one-sided talks with US under threat

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says Islamic republic will never take part in one-sided talks following US threats.

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Turkey parliament approves new anti-terror law

The new law strengthens the authorities' powers in detaining suspects and imposing public order.

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US envoy to UN: Arab states do not really support Palestine

Nikki Haley blames Middle Eastern countries for not doing enough to financially help the Palestinians.

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Hundreds killed in ISIL attacks in southwest Syria: state media

Health authority says up to 215 killed in attacks as government forces seek to wrest territory from rebels in the south.

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Beauty brands ban Kuwaiti blogger over comments on Filipino maids

Beauty blogger Sondos Qattan doubles down on initial comments on Kuwaiti law that grants Filipino workers more rights.

Sondos al-Qattan

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Turkey-Israel war of words as Erdogan slams 'nation-state' law

Bilateral relations soured again since Israel's killing of Palestinian protesters along Gaza border.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet over Golan Heights

Israeli army says two Patriot missiles 'intercepted' a Syrian Sukhoi jet after it allegedly entered occupied territory.

Syrian fighter jet

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