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September 23, 2018 12:28 PM Iran Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused Gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen. Saturday’s assault, one of the worst ever against the elite force of the Islamic Republic 227

September 20, 2018 11:26 AM Top U.S. Diplomat Backed Continuing Support for Saudi War in Yemen Over Objections of Staff

Mike Pompeo made decision after being warned that a cutoff could jeopardize $2 billion in weapons sales to America’s Gulf allies WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo backed continued U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen over the objections of staff members after being warned that a cutoff could jeopardize $2 billion in weapons sales 52

September 16, 2018 12:20 PM Air strike kills four at radio station in Yemen's Hodeidah: residents, medics

DUBAI (Reuters) - Four people were killed on Sunday in an air strike that targeted a radio station in Yemen’s Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, residents and medical sources told Reuters. The four were employees of the radio station, called Almaraweah, they said. The strike came as a Saudi-led military coalition resumed last week an offensive to capture 58

September 4, 2018 9:29 AM Europe demand for more talks does not help Iran nuclear deal: cleric

(Reuters) - Europe is not helping preserve an accord on Iran’s nuclear program by asking for additional talks on issues like missiles, powerful anti-Western cleric Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency. Jannati is the head of the Assembly of Experts, an influential body that can select and dismiss the supreme 66

September 1, 2018 5:26 PM Saudi-led Coalition Admits Errors in Strike Killing Yemeni Children

The statement marks a a rare admission of guilt for the U.S.-backed alliance A Saudi-led military coalition said Saturday it made mistakes in an airstrike last month that killed dozens of Yemeni schoolchildren, a rare admission of guilt for the U.S.-backed alliance. The coalition, which is fighting a war against Yemen’s Iran-supported Houthi rebels 39

September 1, 2018 2:56 PM Iran says it plans to boost ballistic, cruise missile capacity

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran plans to boost its ballistic and cruise missile capacity and acquire modern fighter planes and submarines, the Iranian state news agency IRNA quoted a senior Defence Ministry official as saying on Saturday. News of the military development plans came a day after Iran dismissed a French call for negotiations on Tehran’s future nuclear 69

September 1, 2018 9:36 AM UK minister holds talks in Iran in first visit since U.S. quit nuclear deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - A junior British minister held talks with his Iranian counterpart in Tehran on Saturday, Iran’s television reported, the first visit by a UK minister since U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers. Britain and other European signatories are trying to keep the nuclear deal alive, despite Trump’s 70

August 29, 2018 5:32 PM Saudi-led coalition denounces U.N. report on Yemen as inaccurate

RIYADH (Reuters) - The coalition of Arab states fighting against Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis denounced as inaccurate a report by U.N. human rights expert that said air strikes by the alliance had caused heavy civilian casualties and some may amount to war crimes. “The report did not mention the Iranian role in the continuation of the war in Yemen 43

August 27, 2018 5:59 PM UAE denies report of Houthi drone attack on Dubai airport

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) denied reports on Monday that the Iranian-aligned Houthis in Yemen had attacked Dubai airport with a drone, and said operations were unaffected. The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority “has denied Houthi media claims on the Dubai International Airport, affirming that the UAE air traffic operates business 57

August 21, 2018 9:02 AM Eyeing U.S., Iran says to boost military might, unveils new fighter jet

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday it would boost its military might and also unveiled a new fighter jet amid increased tensions with the United States and with regional rivals over conflicts in the Middle East. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic’s military prowess was what deterred Washington from attacking it, adding that under 54