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Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman widens purge

Saudi economy suffers as a political purge by crown prince Mohammed bin Salman widens.

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Saudi anti-corruption purge: All the latest updates

All the latest updates following the establishment of a new anti-corruption committee in Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi helicopter crash 'kills high-ranking prince'

Prince Mansour bin Muqrin Al Saud was travelling with regional officials in Asir province when the crash happened.

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Iran rejects 'malicious' Saudi accusations after attack

Tehran denies allegations it was behind an intercepted missile attack near Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh, from Yemen.

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Saudi accuses Iran of potential 'act of war'

Saudi state news agency alleges that Iran manufactured a missile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels towards Riyadh.

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'This is the worst day since the start of the war'

Kingdom retaliates with more than 29 air strikes on central Yemen, hours after Houthi rebels fired a missile at Riyadh.

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Nasrallah: 'It was not our wish for Hariri to resign'

In a televised speech, Hezbollah leader Nasrallah accuses Saudi Arabia of pushing Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri to quit.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah

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Iraq: Twin suicide attacks kill at least five in Kirkuk

Attacks targeting Iraq's PMF kill five, injure more than 20 in the northern oil-rich city.

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Aden: Troops killed in attack on government security HQ

The Yemen government has been based in Aden and Saudi Arabia since Houthi rebels seized control of Sanaa in 2014.

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Bahrain re-opens border dispute with Qatar

Despite a 2001 ruling that resolved the dispute, Bahrain cites entitlement to "what was cut off forcibly" from its land.

The Bahrain-Qatar border

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Citizens should 'carefully consider' travel due to 'terrorist' threats and cross-border violence, State Department says.

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