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Hezbollah leader says Israeli army to face quick retaliation to drone 'attack' in Beirut

2:12pm EDT

BEIRUT Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday warned the Israeli army stationed along the border with Lebanon that his movement was preparing an imminent response to two Israeli drones which crashed overnight in a suburb of Beirut.

Hezbollah leader says Israeli army to face quick retaliation to drone 'attack' in Beirut

2:04pm EDT

BEIRUT Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday warned the Israeli army stationed along the border with Lebanon that his movement was preparing an imminent response to two Israeli drones which crashed overnight in a suburb of Beirut.

WRAPUP 5-Hezbollah leader says Israeli army to face quick retaliation to drone "attack" in Beirut

2:02pm EDT

* Lebanese PM accuses Israel of fomenting regional tensions (Adds Nasrallah quotes)

Australia joins U.S.-led mission to protect Gulf shipping

Aug 21 2019

SYDNEY/DUBAI Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels traveling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.

UAE drawdown in Yemen raises hopes of ceasefire this year

Jul 24 2019

RIYADH/DUBAI A United Arab Emirates' military drawdown in Yemen is building momentum for a nationwide truce this year, bolstering efforts by the Saudi-led coalition it is part of to end a war that has tarnished the image of U.S.-allied Gulf states.

Exclusive: UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare

Jun 28 2019

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, is scaling back its military presence there as worsening U.S.-Iran tensions threaten security closer to home, four western diplomatic sources said.

EXCLUSIVE-UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare

Jun 28 2019

DUBAI, June 28 The United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, is scaling back its military presence there as worsening U.S.-Iran tensions threaten security closer to home, four western diplomatic sources said.

UPDATE 7-Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions

Jun 22 2019

* British minister to visit Iran on Sunday (Adds Trump quotes, Pentagon spokeswoman)

Sorge um Frieden und Öl-Versorgung nach Attacken auf Tanker

Jun 14 2019

Dubai/Washington Die jüngsten Angriffe auf zwei Tankschiffe schüren Sorgen um den Frieden in der Golf-Region und die weltweite Energieversorgung.

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion

Jun 14 2019

DUBAI/WASHINGTON The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation. | Video

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