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Comment: If Biden is serious about ending Yemen's war, he must listen to Yemeni-Americans' calls for ending US support for Saudi Arabia and cooperating with international partners, writes Rabyaah Althaibani.

A drawdown of American diplomacy and the withdrawal of US land forces could instead herald enhanced military involvement in Iraq using air assets and drones.

Yemen establishes 'unified company' to regulate exchange markets

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Yemen establishes 'unified company' to regulate exchange markets

An agreement between local exchange companies and the Aden-based Central Bank has been reached to establish a regulatory body.

Iraq launches probe into death of Daewoo executive

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Iraq launches probe into death of Daewoo executive

An investigation has been launched into the death of Park Il-ho, the director of Daewoo who was working on the construction of Al Faw port in ...

The legacy of Tehran's weaponised sectarianism in Iran-Iraq war

Tallha Abdulrazaq

The legacy of Tehran's weaponised sectarianism in Iran-Iraq war

Comment: Sectarianism is seen as the tragic norm in today's Middle Eastern conflicts, but its roots were put down 40 years ago during the ...

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Rights groups ask Germany to probe Syria chemical attacks

Human rights groups have filed a criminal complaint in Germany calling for the investigation of two deadly regime chemical weapons attacks in Syria, which killed over 1,400 people.

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Kuwaiti court acquits ex-MP Al-Nafisi of insulting the UAE

In August 2019, the ministry of foreign affairs filed a complaint against Al-Nafisi, accusing him of insulting the UAE in Twitter posts and ...

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Pilgrims flood Iraq's Karbala for Arbaeen despite virus fears

Arbaeen marks the end of the 40-day mourning period for the seventh century killing of Imam Hussein, Prophet Mohammed's grandson, by followers ...

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Yemen in Focus: Soon-to-be-released detainees dying in Houthi prisons

This week we focus on abductees dying in Houthi prisons, a damning UN report revealing grave violations against children and more.

Houthi court sentences Trump, Mohammed bin Salman to death

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Houthi court sentences Trump, Mohammed bin Salman to death

A Houthi-run court called for the execution of US President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman over a deadly 2019 airstrike.

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Sudan blows up 300,000 firearms in mass disarmament campaign

Authorities in Sudan have launched a mass disarmament campaign to collect illegal weapons.

Yemen prisoner swap agreed: government, rebel sources

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Yemen prisoner swap agreed: government, rebel sources

The government and the rebel Houthis have agreed to exchanged some 1,000 prisoners.

Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

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Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa.

Houthis mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' in Sanaa

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Houthis mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' in Sanaa

Piles of food donated by tribesmen were displayed at Sanaa's Al-Sabeen Square as the rebels marked 2,000 days of 'resistance'.

Yemen may 'slide into famine', warns UK foreign secretary

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Yemen may 'slide into famine', warns UK foreign secretary

Speaking at a meeting ahead of the UN's General Assembly, UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab warned that Yemen is likely to slide into famine.

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Yemen prisoner swap talks postponed to Friday

If realised, the UN-sponsored prison exchange deal would be the largest since Yemen's war erupted in 2014.

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Yemen warring sides in 'final' talks on prisoner-swap deal

Yemen's warring sides will met in Geneva on Thursday for UN-sponsored talks on a deal to release more than 1,400 prisoners.

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FIFA sends condolences to Iraq for footballer Nazem Shaker

Nazem Shaker was announced dead earlier this week after contracting the novel coronavirus.

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Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa

The strikes come during a week of escalation between the warring sides, with the Houthis on Thursday claiming it had struck an "important ...

Will UAE-Israel deal draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

Stasa Salacanin

Will UAE-Israel deal draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

Divided opinion over the normalisation deal risks complicating already tense relations among Yemen's political factions.

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Iranian lawyer putting 'life on line' in hunger strike

International concern is growing for the health of prize-winning Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who is over three weeks into a hunger strike.

Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

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Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes in southern Syria.

Syria talks end on positive note after Covid-19 scare

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Syria talks end on positive note after Covid-19 scare

Syria's government and opposition delegations have found commonalities despite disagreements, sources involved in the negotiations said.

Syrian talks to resume despite virus cases: UN

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Syrian talks to resume despite virus cases: UN

The discussions, aimed at rewriting the Syria's constitution, were put on hold almost as soon as they started on Monday when the test results ...

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