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Sale of arms by US turning Middle East into ‘powder keg’, says Iran’s Foreign Minister

According to Iranian state media, Zarif said: “The amount of weapons the US sells to our region is unbelievable and beyond the needs of the region.”

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Outflanking China, Western allies pledge to provide electricity to PNG

The United States and three of its allies on Sunday unveiled a $1.7 billion plan to provide electricity and internet to much of Papua New Guinea (PNG), the first step of a plan that will counter China’s Belt and Road spending in the region.

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Pence subs for Trump at summits with skeptical Asian nations

U.S. President Donald Trump’s absence at several international summits in Asia this week isn’t a snub, Vice President Mike Pence told reporters en route to the region.

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Israel Seeks Closer Cooperation with Persian Gulf States over Fears of Iran – Report

The visit of Israeli Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz to Oman earlier this week has signaled a change of policy in the region, observers say.

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Top French diplomat says Assad won Syrian war

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has commented on the situation in Syria, saying that President Bashar al-Assad won the war but failed to achieve peace in the region.

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Iran to maintain regional influence despite U.S. demonization: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that his country will maintain its influence in the region despite U.S. demonization.

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Unpunished atrocities against women show ISIS mentality alive

Most Yezidis who fled the ISIS massacre and arrived in Turkey were first brought to this camp, and then dispersed to other camps in the region.

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Southeast Asia seek cybersecurity deal with Russia after series of hacks

Southeast Asian nations hope to strike a joint agreement on cybersecurity in coming days with Russia, accused by the United States of meddling in its elections, after a series of high-profile hacks in the region.

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EU FEARS ‘Russian AGGRESSION’ in Ukraine amid World War 3 fears ahead of crunch Nato talks

RUSSIA has been told it should “immediately release” Ukrainian political prisoners as the EU heavily criticises the Putin regime following high numbers of deaths in the region.

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Tehran reacts to the reports about alleged Iranian-Israeli negotiations on Syria

Some regional news outlets claimed recently that Iran has had indirect talks with Israel over the situation in southern parts of Syria. Reacting to these reports, Iran says the claims have been made to legitimize the Israeli regime’s illegal activities in the region.

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China calls for ceasefire in Myanmar border fighting

China’s defence ministry has called on armed groups in northern Myanmar to show restraint and declare an immediate ceasefire after conflicts in the region killed three Chinese citizens.

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Japan and North Korea should talk, South Korea’s Moon says – Yomiuri

Japan and North Korea should begin talks to normalise relations between the two countries and contribute to peace and stability in the region, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a Japanese newspaper on Tuesday.

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What’s behind Morocco’s decision to cut ties with Iran?

In line with the attempts made by Israel, Saudi Arabia and some of the other Arab regimes to put pressure on Iran in the region, Morocco has announced that it cuts official ties with Iran over allegations that Iran supports a Moroccan insurgent group. Tehran however has strongly denied these claims.

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Iran reacts to the Arab League’s latest accusations

While the new phase of western intervention in the Middle East has made the region prone to more instability, some of the Arab countries still prefer to keep their focus on Iran. The Arab League’s recent allegations against the Islamic Republic has sparked Iran’s clear reaction.

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Iran strongly reacts to the Saudi crown prince’s latest accusations

Once considered to be taboo, Saudi Arabia, as an important Muslim country, is now publicly advocating close ties with the Israeli regime, while condemning Iran for the problems in the region.

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Saudi-Israel thaw?

IN terms of Middle East politics, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has recently made some statements that — if indicative of Riyadh’s future policy — could have a significant impact on the region.

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