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Imran Khan has claimed that Pakistan's mediation efforts prevented a fall-out between Saudi Arabia and Iran from escalating.

Yemen's government and Houthi rebels have made separate appeals called on the UN to help those effected by the floods after 17 were reported dead.

Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

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Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

A US spy drone was downed by Yemen's Houthis near the border with Saudi Arabia, the rebels said on Sunday.

Soldier killed in explosion near school in Yemen's Taiz

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Soldier killed in explosion near school in Yemen's Taiz

An explosive device that was seemingly implanted onto a military vehicle detonated near a school in Yemen's third largest Taiz city on Saturday.

Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

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Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

Yemen's southern separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule, instead committing to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal.

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Iran arms embargo lapse would 'intensify' regional violence: US

The US special representative for Iran sought to rally Gulf allies as Washington tried to extend an arms embargo on Tehran, warning failure would "intensify" regional conflicts.

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Yemenis rally around distraught driver who lost bus

A bus driver who lost his only source of income in a fire has seen thousands rally in his support in a two-day social media drive.

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Dozens of health workers in Yemen 'die of Covid-19'

The virus death rate in Yemen is five times the global average and is disproportionately affecting medics, a report warned.

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Saudi authorities place influential Yemeni cleric under house arrest

Saudi Arabia has placed Sheikh Abdul Majid Al-Zindani, an influential Yemeni cleric, with ties to the Islamist Islah party, under house arrest ...

Yemen in Focus: Oil tanker spill spells 'global disaster'

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Yemen in Focus: Oil tanker spill spells 'global disaster'

This week we focus on the Safer tanker 'ticking time bomb', which environmentalist groups warn would be disastrous not only for Yemen, but for ...

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Yemen's UAE-backed STC vows to take over Hadramawt

The UAE-backed STC has vowed to take over Yemen's largest province, Hadramawt.

<em>Houthi</em> <em>rebels</em> accuse UN envoy of 'prolonging' Yemen war

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Houthi rebels accuse UN envoy of 'prolonging' Yemen war

The United Nation's Yemen envoy has come under fire from Yemen's Houthi rebels who have accused him of 'prolonging' the deadly ...

France 'to probe Abu Dhabi crown prince' over torture

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France 'to probe Abu Dhabi crown prince' over torture

The French investigating magistrate will notably look at acts allegedly committed in the war in Yemen, sources say.

Will the UN arms embargo on Iran be extended?

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Will the UN arms embargo on Iran be extended?

In-depth: A showdown looms as the US ramps up efforts to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran.

UN fears 'catastrophe' if Yemen oil tanker ruptures

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UN fears 'catastrophe' if Yemen oil tanker ruptures

Yemen's Houthi rebels have agreed inprinciple to a UN assessment of the decaying oil tanker, which experts say could cause an ...

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Five children among dozen killed in Yemen air strike

At least 12 people were killed in an airstrike blamed by rebels on the Saudi-led coalition.

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Saudi air strikes in Yemen's Al-Jawf province kill seven

Since May, tensions have been rising between Saudi Arabia and Yemen's Houthis.

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7 children, 2 women killed in Yemen air strike

Seven children and two women were killed in an air raid in northwest Yemen, a UN agency said Monday, as Riyadh said it intercepted missiles ...

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Houthis have 'bank of targets' in Saudi, UAE, Israel

Abdullah Yahya Al-Hakim, chief of Houthis' intelligence and reconnaissance body, said the rebel group has a bank of vital targets in Saudi ...

Yemen's Houthis claim strike on Saudi oil facility

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Yemen's Houthis claim strike on Saudi oil facility

A coronavirus ceasefire for Yemen has broken apart.

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UK 'improperly' selling spyware to Saudi Arabia, UAE

The UK has sold nearly $100 million worth of spyware to authoritarian governments despite rules preventing security exports to countries that ...

Saudi-led coalition downs missiles and drones from Yemen

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Saudi-led coalition downs missiles and drones from Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition is fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen.

Houthis allow UN team to visit 'time bomb' tanker

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Houthis allow UN team to visit 'time bomb' tanker

A breach of the vessel would have disastrous results for Red Sea marine life and tens of thousands of impoverished people who depend on fishing ...

Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

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Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

Clashes were reported between different units belonging to Yemen's government forces, including UAE-backed fighters.

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