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September 6, 2017

The Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar (AFP/File)
10:59 GMT
Myanmar on Tuesday allowed a Turkish aid agency to distribute 1,000 tons of aid to Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
In this photo taken on July 27, 2013, Korean People's Army (KPA) soldiers carrying packs marked with a radioactive symbol take part in a military parade in Pyongyang (Ed Jones/AFP)
10:16 GMT
Both the UAE and Egypt have done extensive business with the North Korean regime, including purchasing arms from Kim Jung-un, despite both being key allies of the United States.
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state arrive near the Khanchon border crossing near the Bangladeshi town of Teknaf on September 5, 2017 (AFP)
09:30 GMT
"There is one person in Burma [Myanmar] who has the responsibility for what's happening and has the power to stop it and that is Min Aung Hlaing, the head of the military."
In a new escalation of Saudi-Iranian tensions that could impact Lebanon, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir Tuesday accused Iran of destabilizing the region through Hezbollah and “terrorist attacks.” (AFP/File)
09:14 GMT
In a new escalation of Saudi-Iranian tensions that could impact Lebanon, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir Tuesday accused Iran of destabilizing the region through Hezbollah and “terrorist attacks.”
Israeli troops (AFP/File Photo)
08:08 GMT
At dawn Tuesday, Israel began the largest military exercises in 19 years to simulate a battle against Hezbollah using ground, air, sea and even cyber forces, the Times of Israel reported.

September 5, 2017

Members of the Syrian government forces stand on the entrance to Deir Ezzor city on September 3, 2017 (AFP)
14:34 GMT
According to SANA news agency, the advancing regime forces coming from the western front met besieged guards of Regiment 137 on Tuesday afternoon, thus breaking the siege.
A Saudi-led coalition launched its Yemen campaign in March 2015 to oust Houthi rebels who control the capital and much of the north and restore to power the internationally-recognised government of Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi. (AFP/File)
14:13 GMT
A Saudi-led coalition launched its Yemen campaign in March 2015 to oust Houthi rebels who control the capital and much of the north and restore to power the internationally-recognised government of Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
Israeli soldiers take part in a military exercise simulating conflict with Lebanese movement Hezbollah, in the Israeli annexed Golan Heights, near the Syrian border on September 5, 2017. /AFP
14:07 GMT
Israel’s army will begin a massive exercise Tuesday simulating conflict with Hezbollah near Lebanon’s southern border, military sources said, in what would be the largest drill in nearly two decades.