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Three Gulf monarchies recalled their ambassadors from Qatar in an unprecedented escalation of tension with fellow-members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Iran's Islamic revolution took place 35 years ago this week. It brought to power a regime of ayatollahs that has positioned itself against the West.
The Iranian Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that it had succesfully tested new missiles, capable of destroying all types of enemy military equipment.
China and Taiwan have held their first government-to-government talks since they becaome two de-facto states 65 years ago.