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 Saudi Arabia’s vice minister of defence Prince Khalid bin Salman and US secretary of defense Mark Esper walk together to a meeting during an honor cordon at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/ AFP/Getty Images

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 on Satu(...)

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. When he leaves office, he will bequeath an occupation of Palestinian territories that is as entrenched, as morally indefensible as it was when he came to power. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israel is entering the post-Netanyahu era. The man nicknamed “the magician” for his knack for pulling off unlikely electoral feats may yet return with(...)

Ireland is competing with Norway and Canada for two of the rotating seats on the 15-member UN Security Council. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

All eyes will turn to New York next week as world leaders descend on the city for the United Nations General Assembly. This year the focus is on clim(...)

US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty

US president Donald Trump dismissed a deepening whistleblower controversy involving a phone call with a foreign leader as “ridiculous”, branding the s(...)

 Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted Iran did not want war. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Any US or Saudi military strike against Iran would bring “all-out war”, Tehran said on Thursday, keeping up a drumbeat of warnings to its adversaries (...)

Afghan security forces investigate the site where a Taliban car bomb detonated near an intelligence services building in Qalat in Zabul province. (Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

A powerful early morning suicide truck bomb has devastated a hospital in southern Afghanistan, killing as many as 20 people and wounding more than 90 (...)

 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman receiving US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Bandar Aljaloud / Saudi royal court handout/ EPA

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo accused Iran of carrying out an “act of war” - the strongest condemnation yet by a US official of last weekend’s att(...)

Benny Gantz, leader and candidate of the Israel Resilience party that is part of the Blue and White (Kahol Lavan) political alliance, shakes hands with supporters in Tel Aviv. Photograph:  Gali Tibbon/AFP

The Palestinians and Arabs are hoping and praying Israel’s next coalition will not be headed by the right-wing Likud’s Binyamin Netanyahu. “Anyone b(...)

Smoke billows from an Aramco oil facility in Abqaiq, about 60km  southwest of Dhahran in Saudi Arabia’s eastern province last SAturday.  Drone attacks sparked fires at two Saudi Aramco oil facilities, the interior ministry said. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A series of elaborate suspected drone attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia has brought Iran and the United States dangerously close to military c(...)

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed al-Nahyan and US president Donald Trump: The cycle of raised and dashed hopes can only be broken with extreme candour. Photograph: Bandar Algaloud/Saudi Royal Council/Anadolu Agency/Getty

If it were anyone else, we might call it poetry. US president Donald Trump compresses what millions think into phrases that are more like verse than p(...)

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