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Mattis in Djibouti amid high Red Sea stakes
DEBKAfile Special Report April 23, 2017

US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrival in Djibouti Sunday, April 23 coincided with Egyptian President Abdul-Fatteh El-Sisi’s landing in Riyadh. Both capitals are pivotal for the Arab face-off with Iran over control of the strategic Red Sea.

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New Saudi-UAE Bases Defend Strategic Waters against Iranian Navy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 20, 2017

Iran heats up the race for control of the region’s waters.

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Oman’s Sultan Is Dying. The UAE-Abu Dhabi Ruler Moves in on the Succession
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 6, 2017

The UAE-Abu Dhabi ruler is taking a hand in choosing his successor.

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UAE in Empire-Building Mode, Sets up New Base in Somalia
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2017

Berbera is the emirate’s second Horn of Africa base after Assab, Eritrea.

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Emirates Broker Saudi-Egyptian Rift, Harness Cairo to Gulf Security
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

Egyptian chief of staff was invited to GCC military conference.

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Saudi Arabia, UAE Still Battling Iran for Bab al-Mandeb Strait
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 19, 2017

A life-and-death struggle is still underway between Saudi-led forces and Iran.

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UAE Acquires an Eastern Libyan Air Base Shared with France
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 3, 2016

UAE, Egypt, France and Italy operate an air base in support of Gen. Hafter.

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Iranian radar in Yemen hit by US Tomahawks
Iran’s 34th fleet faces US flotilla opposite Yemen
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis October 14, 2016

Iran’s Navy commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced Thursday, Oct. 13, that the Iranian 34th Fleet had deployed warships to the Bab al-Mandeb strait opposite the shores of Yemen. 

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Iran Fights for Control of Key Bab Al-Mandeb Strait with C-802 Missiles Fired by Yemeni Proxy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 6, 2016

Supplied C-802 anti-ship missiles to Yemeni insurgents for blocking Red Sea routes to world shipping.

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Palestinian Terrorists Devise More Sophisticated Weapons
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 6, 2016

Ahead of changing Hamas and Fatah leaderships, Palestinians devise sophisticated terror tools.

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A Widening Pan-Arab Front for Palestinian Leader Abbas’ Ouster
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 29, 2016

Rulers of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Jordan team up to remove Abu Mazen.

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UAE with Saudi Backing Grabs Large Chunk of S. Yemen as Satellite
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 11, 2016

The UAE gains control of Gulf of Aden and Socotra archipelago as forward base.

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Three Arab Rulers Join Hands to Oust Abbas as Palestinian Leader
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016

The rulers of Saudi Arabia. UAE, and Egypt tell Abu Mazen to get out of the way of their ties with Israel.

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US Elbowed Aside by Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 26, 2016

Obama’s policies were the catalyst that united the main Middle Eastern and Persian Gulf countries.

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Israel Lines Up with Saudi Arabia, UAE Against Iran, Hizballah and ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 26, 2016

There is a strong emphasis on bilateral intelligence and operational cooperation regarding Iran’s ballistic missile.

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UAE, Jordan and Israel to Set Up Fortress Cities for Syrian Rebels
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 21, 2016

This is a joint venture by UAE, Jordan and Israel.

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Saudis and Iran vie in cash tug-‘o-war behind Palestinian terror. US sidelined
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 17, 2015

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are funneling millions of dollars to Palestinian groups to buy their abstention from the current wave of terror against Israel, while Iran and Hizballah spend cash to convince Palestinian extremists to keep the flames high. The Saudi-Iranian contest terror poses a major threat to the security and stability of Israel and Jordan. The Obama administration is left behind and Mahmoud Abbas is out in the cold as the Saudis and UAE go directly to Israel and Jordan.

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Russia Is Still a Very Long Way from Raqqa
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 15, 2015

Putin like Obama refuses to commit his own ground troops to Syria and so while rounding up Cuban and Iranian proxy fighters, he is courting Arab sponsors of anti-Assad rebels to switch sides.

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Two Princes, Two Wars: Who Is Going to Win?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 13, 2015

The Crown Prince leads the war on domestic terror, while his deputy heads the war on Yemen. But the latter is also the king’s son and the Yemen war may be easier to crack than the pervasive attraction of young Saudi men to the radical lure of ISIS.

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How Iran Left Houthis in the Lurch to Eased Saudi-UAE Capture of South Yemen
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 6, 2015

As part of a new understanding reached in Doha, Iran agreed to ease up on its support for the Yemeni rebels and let a Saudi-UAE landing in Aden go without resistance.

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