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Saudi Arabia princes detained, ministers dismissed

Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal reportedly among 11 princes and several ministers held in anti-corruption probe.

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

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Scores killed in ISIL car bomb attack in Deir Az Zor

At least 75 people, including women and children, killed in eastern Syrian city, the UK-based monitoring group says.

Deir Az Zor

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Iran: Hariri resignation aims to stoke regional tension

Iran has accused Saudi Arabia, the US and Israel of trying to stoke tension in the region.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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Saudi ministers for National Guard, economy dismissed

Meteb bin Abdullah, National Guard head, and Adel Fakeih, economy minister, sacked in continuing changes in the kingdom.

Salman

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Yemen's Houthis fire missile at Saudi Arabia's Riyadh

Saudi security official says missile fired from Yemen intercepted near the capital's King Khalid International Airport.

Houthis fire missile

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ISIL loses al-Qaim in Iraq and Deir Az Zor in Syria

Fighters lose more ground with recapture of al-Qaim by Iraqi forces, after defeat in Deir Az Zor city across the border.

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Lebanese PM Saad Hariri resigns citing Iranian meddling

Hariri, in office for less than a year, criticises Iran and Hezbollah for causing 'disorder and destruction' in region.

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri

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Who is Lebanon's Saad Hariri?

Lebanese PM resigned in a televised address blaming Iranian interference and alluded to fears of an assassination.

Saad Hariri

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Javad Zarif shrugs off Iran-al Qaeda collusion claims

Foreign minister hints at ulterior motives behind latest CIA data dump purporting to show secret Iran-al-Qaeda dealings.

Trump with his mouth zipped shut

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Violence hits Druze village Hader in Syria's Quneitra

Israeli military 'prepared' to intervene as a Druze village is caught up in fighting between Assad's forces and rebels.

Druze in Golan Heights

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

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