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    Fitch cuts Saudi credit rating citing ‘risk of further attacks’

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on October 01, 2019

    Rating agency Fitch downgraded Saudi Arabia’s credit rating to A from A+ on Monday, citing rising geopolitical and military tensions in the Gulf following an...

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    16 killed in Yemen air strikes

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2019

    Air strikes blamed on the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 16 people in Yemen’s Houthi-controlled Dalea province on Tuesday, two residents and the Houthi-run al-Masirah...

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    Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 01:23pm on September 21, 2019

    Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said...

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    Iran questions US plans for coalition for peace

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    Iran’s foreign minister on Friday questioned US plans for a coalition for a ‘peaceful resolution’ in the Middle East while listing repeated Iranian diplomatic initiatives....

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    Iran warns against war

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    Iran warned US president Donald Trump on Thursday against being dragged into all-out war in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil...

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    Iran warns of crushing response

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    Iran on Wednesday threatened a crushing response to any military strike after attacks on Saudi oil sites blamed by Washington on Tehran, though it said...

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    Saudi, Gulf stocks fall after attacks on oil plants

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:17am on September 16, 2019

    Saudi stocks fell sharply on Sunday, after attacks on two plants at the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry a day earlier knocked out more...

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    UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:16am on September 16, 2019

    The head of the United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return...

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    Saudi Arabia, UAE urge Yemen government, separatists to halt fighting

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates called on Yemen’s separatists and the internationally-recognised government of president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to halt all military actions...

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    Iran further breaches nuclear deal

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    Iran said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the 20 per cent level and had launched advanced centrifuge machines in...