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Chad's government said at least six people were killed in the protests, while a local NGO reported nine fatalities -- seven in the capital and two in the south

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Riyadh would 'provide… everything they need' if the Houthis agree to negotiations and a ceasefire.

UK admits no impact assessment of Yemen aid cut

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UK admits no impact assessment of Yemen aid cut

The UK government has made no assessment into the impact of a 60 percent aid cut to Yemen despite fears of famine.

US votes Saudi arms sales limits over Khashoggi killing

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US votes Saudi arms sales limits over Khashoggi killing

The legislation would restrict arms sales to Saudi Arabia as long as the violation of dissidents' and detainees' rights continues.

HRW urges Biden to protect rights in Afghanistan

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HRW urges Biden to protect rights in Afghanistan

Fears are rampant that a power vacuum left by Washington's departure could threaten key human rights gains.

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Biden evokes son during speech explaining withdrawal from Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden spoke about his late son Beau during a speech laying out his reasons to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.

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Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

There has been a sharp increase in civilian deaths in Afghanistan compared to numbers in 2020, UNAMA found. It comes as Biden ...

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Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling ...

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Myanmar releases Australian couple from house arrest

An Australian couple was kept on house arrest for two weeks after attempting to board a relief flight out of Myanmar in March.

Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

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Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

The civilian death toll in the Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters passed 520.

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Top Islamic State group leader killed in Egypt's Sinai

The high-ranking Wilayat Sinai figure was reportedly killed in a joint operation by the Egyptian military and local tribal forces.

Map of secret Israeli military bases published by accident

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Map of secret Israeli military bases published by accident

The locations of secret Israeli bases were accidentally included on a map that detail coronavirus testing centres.

Yemen's 24 hours of violence: how Biden should respond

Rabyaah Althaibani and Nicholas Chanko

Yemen's 24 hours of violence: how Biden should respond

Comment: Given Yemen's complex conflict, Biden's administration should not try to take control, but instead focus on bringing the parties to the ...

Syria says Damascus coronavirus beds full

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Syria says Damascus coronavirus beds full

For the first time since the pandemic erupted, the health ministry official said intensive care beds for coronavirus patients in the capital ...

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

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How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

In-depth: An investigation into the involvement of Italian-made weapons in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike raises the possibility of ...

Charlie Faulkner and Rick Findler

Assassination campaign targets intellectuals in Afghanistan

An increasing threat against judges, journalists, intellectuals and human rights defenders has generated a powerful climate of fear among the population.

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Decade of war in Syria killed over 388,000: monitor

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the figures includes almost 117,388 civilians, among them more than 22,000 children.

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Three Myanmar protesters killed as hundreds defy junta curfew

The junta has deployed increasing use of force against daily protests since the February 1 coup, with more than 70 people killed according to ...

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Afghan bomb kills 8, UN slams high civilian deaths

No one has claimed responsibility for the car bombing in western Afghanistan, which killed at least eight people and injured 47.

Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

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Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

Despite a heavy repression, thousands of Myanmar anti-coup demonstrators rallied on Sunday, following overnight raids in Yangon.

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Will Pope Francis' visit help fix Iraq's many problems?

In-depth: Pope Francis' visit to Iraq is significant to Iraqis who have faced violence by scores of militant groups over previous years, but ...

Myanmar anti-coup protesters return after deadliest day

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Myanmar anti-coup protesters return after deadliest day

Myanmar's protesters hit the streets again in Yangon and Mandalay, after 38 people died in the bloodiest day of the crackdown against the ...

Thirty-eight dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup: UN

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Thirty-eight dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup: UN

The UN said at least 38 people died in the "bloodiest" day of Myanmar's crisis.

Myanmar security forces fire on anti-coup protesters

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Myanmar security forces fire on anti-coup protesters

Myanmar security forces fired on protesters demonstrating against the February 1 coup.

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