US drone strike kills 30 farm workers in Afghanistan

The strike was intended for Islamic State fighters but accidentally hit resting farm workers; another 40 were injured

Saudi Arabia says Iranian missiles and drones used in attack

Saudi defence ministry insists attack on its oil installations could not have come from Yemen

With 90% of votes in Benjamin Netanyahu misses a majority

The Israeli prime minister may have to look for coalition partners — but they are busy fighting among themselves

Israel exit polls show Netanyahu in tight race with Gantz

The stakes are high for Israel's longest-serving prime minister, who may face corruption charges in the weeks ahead

Saudi Arabia says oil output will be restored by end-September

Saudi Arabia still in the dark on who carried out the weekend strikes on Saudi Aramco plants that hit global oil prices

Iran rules out talks unless US rejoins nuclear pact

With fingers being pointed at Tehran for attack on Saudi oil facilities, supreme leader says Washington has to accept nuclear accord

In Israel’s do-over election Netanyahu is fighting for his life

The two main parties’ campaigns point to narrow differences so an end to the Benjamin Netanyahu era would be unlikely to lead to big policy changes

Saudi oil strikes: S&P Global Platts sees higher risk premium in crude market

The drone attacks, claimed by Yemen's Houthi group but blamed on Iran by the US, has knocked out more than half of Saudi oil output, or more than 5% of global ...

Iran denies launching Saudi oil attacks

US points finger squarely at Teheran, saying there is no evidence the attack was launched from Yemen

Netanyahu pulls out all the stops to win election

Despite backing from US President Donald Trump to take control of Jordan Valley the prime minister may still not get enough seats to form a government

Bankers gear up for Saudi Aramco IPO

Saudi Arabian Oil Company is preparing to sell shares on the Saudi stock exchange later in 2019

In the ruthless Saudi court, even the prince’s enforcer is not safe

After the killing of a journalist, Saud al-Qahtani has disappeared from public view, causing some to ask whether he has made the ultimate sacrifice

Benjamin Netanyahu promises to extend Israeli sovereignty over West Bank

Israel's prime minister in bid to attract right-wing votes ahead of election

Saudi king tightens grip with promotion of first royal to head energy ministry

Overhaul sees Prince Abdulaziz replaces Khalid al-Falih in key ministry

Afghan peace talks on hold, US to keep pressure on Taliban

Trump cancels Camp David discussions after US soldier killed in Kabul attack

Taliban suicide bomber kills 10 civilians, two Nato troops in Kabul

The Taliban claims responsibility despite negotiations with the US on a troop withdrawal in exchange for security guarantees

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