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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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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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Car bombing leaves at least 20 dead and dozens more wounded at site housing displaced families near city of Deir Az Zor.

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