• 16 May, 2022
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UAE’s newly elected ruler sees Iran, Islamists as threat to Gulf safe haven

DUBAI (Reuters) - United Arab Emirates strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, who was formally elected president on Saturday, led a realignment of the Middle East that created a new…

Sloganeering against Pak PM in Saudi: Police books Imran Khan, 150 others

Lahore, May 1 (PTI) Pakistan's Punjab police have booked ousted prime minister Imran Khan and 150 others, including some members of his former cabinet, in connection with the hounding of…

Iran welcomes Yemen truce, urges political solution

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday welcomed a U.N.-brokered truce in Yemen between a Saudi-led coalition and the Houthi group aligned with Tehran, and called for seeking a negotiated solution…

Saudi-led coalition to halt military operations in Yemen to help negotiations -SPA

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday it will halt military operations in Yemen starting Wednesday to help create a positive atmosphere during the holy…

UAE, Saudi say OPEC+ should not play politics

By Maha El Dahan, Riham Alkousaa and Yousef Saba DUBAI (Reuters) -The energy ministers of Saudia Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, key members of OPEC+, said on Tuesday the…

Saudi-led coalition foils Houthi attack on oil tankers -Saudi state TV

(Reuters) - The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen destroyed two explosive-laden boats on Wednesday which the Iran-aligned group was planning to use in attacks on oil tankers…

16 injured after Saudi-led coalition destroyed drone launched towards airport

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Monday its forces had destroyed a drone launched towards King Abdallah airport in the southern Saudi Arabian city of…

Saudi-led coalition destroys explosives-laden Houthi boat in Red Sea -state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-aligned Houthi forces in Yemen said it had destroyed a small Houthi boat in the south of the Red Sea that was loaded…

Saudi-led coalition bombs telecoms compound in Yemen’s Sanaa -residents

ADEN (Reuters) -Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen struck again at telecommunications compound in the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Monday, residents said, following an earlier round of attacks…

Shrapnel injures 12 at Saudi Abha airport as drone intercepted

DUBAI (Reuters) -Twelve people were injured at Saudi Arabia's Abha airport by shrapnel from an explosive-laden drone intercepted by air defences on Thursday, the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi…

Saudi coalition invites Red Cross, UN to discuss fatal Yemen detention centre attack

CAIRO (Reuters) -The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has invited the Red Cross and a U.N. agency to discuss its deadly attack https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/death-toll-rises-91-yemen-detention-centre-strike-houthi-minister-2022-01-25 on a detention centre holding hundreds of…

Israel participates in huge U.S. Mideast naval exercise alongside Saudi, Oman

By Lisa Barrington DUBAI (Reuters) - Israel is taking part in a huge U.S.-led naval exercise in the Middle East, for the first time publicly joining Saudi Arabia and Oman,…