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Saudi on ‘high alert’ after advances by Iran-backed Shi’ites in Yemen

ABU DHABI — Saudi Arabia is on alert for the spread of the Shi’ite revolt from neighboring Yemen. SUBSCRIBE l LOGIN

Saudis sentence Shi’ite cleric for sedition, triggering new crisis

ABU DHABI — The sentencing to death of a prominent Shi’ite cleric threatens to spark a crisis between Iran and Saudi Arabia. SUBSCRIBE

Gulf Arab states weigh naval force to supplement Peninsula Shield

ABU DHABI — The Gulf Cooperation Council is reviewing the feasibility of establishing a joint naval force. SUBSCRIBE l LOGIN


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Russia and the Netherlands have accused each other of sending a submarine into Swedish territorial waters. SUBSCRIBE l LOGIN