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Security |

Russian intervention fails to protect Idlib's civilians

The ceasefire Russia negotiated in Idlib, along with Turkey, has facilitated Tahrir al-Sham's consolidation of influence and territory.

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Saudi forces nab attackers in Eastern Province
Saudi forces nab attackers in Eastern Province

Two 'wanted terrorists' were killed and two were arrested during an incident in which the militants commandeered a gasoline tanker truck.

Economy |

Gas shortages in Sanaa as black market thrives
Gas shortages in Sanaa as black market thrives

Fuel is not available for purchase at many gas stations, though it can be found in abundance on the Houthi-run black market, residents say.

Politics |

New IRGC commander will 'challenge international will'
New IRGC commander will 'challenge international will'

Hardliner Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami is to succeed Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari as the commanfer-in-chief of Iran's IRGC.

Terrorism |

Al-Qaeda, ISIS rivalry in Yemen degrades both: analysts
Al-Qaeda, ISIS rivalry in Yemen degrades both: analysts

Experts say the escalating conflict between the two extremist groups in al-Bayda is contributing to the success of counter-terror efforts.

Refugees |

Volunteers connect Syrian refugees with services in Lebanon
Volunteers connect Syrian refugees with services in Lebanon

Syrian refugees have been volunteering their time to help families residing in camps in Lebanon ensure their various needs are met.

Security |

Qatar, US demonstrate rapid artillery system deployment
Qatar, US demonstrate rapid artillery system deployment

The drill included training on a mobile multiple-launch rocket system that can be transported on ground and aboard military aircraft.

Society |

Iranians protest regime's mismanagement of flood response
Iranians protest regime's mismanagement of flood response

Protests are picking up steam as people show discontent with the government's misdirection of funds to external operations.

Security |

Yemenis call for war on extremists in al-Bayda
Yemenis call for war on extremists in al-Bayda

Yemeni and Arab coalition forces must wage a war on al-Qaeda and ISIS in al-Bayda province and prevent them from carrying out attacks, Yemenis say.

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Al-Qaeda arms cache seized in Yemen's Khanfar district
Al-Qaeda arms cache seized in Yemen's Khanfar district

Security Belt and Rapid Intervention forces found a cache of weapons, ammunition and explosives in the al-Khabar area of Khanfar district.

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Next generation F-35As to reinforce defence of US partner nations worldwide
Next generation F-35As to reinforce defence of US partner nations worldwide

The deployment of the fighter to the Middle East comes amid moves by certain countries to destabilise the international system.