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The World Food Programme on Saturday warned a record 12.4 million people are food insecure in Syria, where fresh efforts to revive a peace process have so far failed.

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the First Intifada of 1987.

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Josh Ruebner

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and Israel but backed by Britain and the US.

US condemns deadly violence in Sudan's West Darfur

The New Arab

US condemns deadly violence in Sudan's West Darfur

At least 65 people have been killed and around 30,000 displaced, according to UNAMID and UNOCHA.

UN envoy hails 'successful' constitutional <em>committee</em> talks in Damascus

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UN envoy hails 'successful' constitutional committee talks in Damascus

The UN envoy to Syria, Geir Pedersen, says that talks with the Syrian regime and opposition to form a new constitutional committee have ...

Sarra Majdoub

Sudan: Who is Hemedti? The man behind the massacres

Comment: Hemedti could become a Frankenstein's monster, annihilating any hope of a new Sudan, and turning against those who enabled his rise, writes Sarra Majdoub.

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Sudan opposition leader arrested after meeting Ethiopian prime minister

Sudanese authorities have made a number of arrests after a call for 'civil disobedience' following the sit-in massacre, protest leaders have ...

The New Arab

40 Sudan Eid massacre corpses 'pulled from River Nile'

Bodies belonging to victims of the Sudan military massacre were recovered from the River Nile in Khartoum, reports confirmed, as the death toll ...

Josh Ruebner

Kushner's plan to sugarcoat the occupation of Palestine

Comment: A two-day international 'Peace to Prosperity' economic workshop in Bahrain undermines Palestinians and their calls for sovereignty, ...

Red Cross: Yemen prisoner swap hangs in the balance

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Red Cross: Yemen prisoner swap hangs in the balance

A senior Red Cross official warned that an upcoming Yemen prisoner swap may fall through amid deep mistrust between the warring sides.

The New Arab

Jordan 'yet to receive' Yemen peace talks request

The Jordanian kingdom has not received any formal request to host the second round of negotiations between the Yemeni government and ...

Next round of Yemen talks 'could be in Amman'

The New Arab

Next round of Yemen talks 'could be in Amman'

Talks on Yemen's failed economy could take place in Amman, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, head of the rebel Higher Revolutionary ...

Yemen prisoner exchange 'could involve up to 16,000'

The New Arab

Yemen prisoner exchange 'could involve up to 16,000'

Forty days after the Dec. 11 signing, the ICRC will have 10 days to interview those released and arrange their transfers, ICRC said.

Yemen peace talks due to begin in Sweden

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen peace talks due to begin in Sweden

Analysts and diplomats have cautioned the talks could yield no breakthrough, with the two sides not actually due to sit down at the negotiating ...

Yemen government delegation Sweden-bound for critical talks with rebels

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Yemen government delegation Sweden-bound for critical talks with rebels

A 12-member team from the Saudi-backed government headed by Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani left Riyadh early on Wednesday.

The New Arab

Yemen warring parties agree to swap hundreds of prisoners

Hundreds of prisoners will be exchanged as part of a deal between Yemen's Saudi-backed government and the Houthi rebels ahead of planned peace talks in Sweden.

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UN chief tempers Yemen hopes as rebels back talks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday played down hopes for an imminent breakthrough on ending Yemen's brutal war, saying he hoped ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN envoy steps up contacts with Yemen rebels, govt

In a possible breakthrough despite scepticism on the government side, the UN envoy has said he has opened a dialogue with Houthi rebel officials.

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UN envoy meets Houthi chief ahead of Hodeida visit

A United Nations envoy met Yemen's Houthi rebel chief on Thursday to nail down details of peace talks expected in December.

Gaza's Great Return March is just the beginning Gaza's Great Return March is just the beginning

Rami Almeghari

Gaza's Great Return March is just the beginning

In-depth: The Great Return March is only the beginning for Palestinians who were expelled from their homelands during the 1948 Nakba, writes ...

The New Arab

Airstrikes pound rebel positions near Syrian-Turkish frontier: reports

Idlib province is held almost entirely by rebel factions and is regularly targeted by Syrian regime and Russian bombardment. Early reports ...

'Step aside': Al-Qaeda-linked leader urges violence, slams Geneva participants

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'Step aside': Al-Qaeda-linked leader urges violence, slams Geneva participants

In a rare video address Abu Mohamed al-Joulani said that negotiating with the Syrian regime was futile stating that Syrian President Bashar ...

Russia's proposed Syria constitution: A makeover without substance?

Karim Traboulsi

Russia's proposed Syria constitution: A makeover without substance?

Analysis: Leaked parts of a Russian-drafted constitution for Syria suggest a continuation of its president-centred system, while concessions on ...

Russian attempt to blacklist Syria's Islamist rebels blocked

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Russian attempt to blacklist Syria's Islamist rebels blocked

Russia on Tuesday requested to add Jaish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham to a UN terror blacklist, but was blocked by Britain, France, the US and ...

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