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US and all ‘enemy ships’ watched, Iran warns

  • Iran says it observes all US ships in the Gulf region
  • Iran and the United States came to the brink of war last month
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Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain’s next PM

  • The former London mayor easily beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt
  • He is expected to be confirmed as prime minister on Wednesday
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Gargash: UAE not leaving war-torn Yemen despite drawdown

  • The UAE announced earlier this month it was drawing down and redeploying troops in Yemen
  • UAE minister Gargash said the Houthis should see the UAE move as a confidence-building measure
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Iraq exhumes bodies thought to be Kurds killed by Saddam

  • “More than 70 bodies including women and children, ranging from newborns to 10 years old” have so far been exhumed
  • “The evidence collected indicates they were summarily executed in 1988,” said the head of Baghdad’s Medico-Legal Directorate
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North Korea’s Kim inspects new submarine, signals possible ballistic missile development

  • The new data and combat weapon systems of submarine was built under Kim’s “special attention”
  • Experts said the size of the new submarine suggests it would eventually carry missiles
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UN compensation panel pays out $270m for Kuwait oil company

  • The panel has approved 1.5 million claims brought by over 100 governments and international organizations
  • Some $3.7 billion of its $14.7 billion claim for oil production and sales losses resulting from damage to the country’s oil fields remains to be paid
By AP ·

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Princess becomes first Saudi woman to head sports club

  • Princess Nourah thanked her hosts for the hospitality and outlined her ambitions for the team’s future
By HALA TASHKANDI ·