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Dozens of migrants from Yemen drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti.

The Houthi rebels claimed Monday to have launched drone strikes against Saudi energy giant Aramco's facilities

Dozens killed as fighting intensifies in Yemen's Marib

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Dozens killed as fighting intensifies in Yemen's Marib

A pro-government source said Houthi rebels seized some territory in the fighting northwest of Marib and that 22 government soldiers had been killed, along with 31 rebels.

US doubles aid in Ethiopia's Tigray amid famine fears

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US doubles aid in Ethiopia's Tigray amid famine fears

Some $152 million in US aid will be given to prevent potential famine in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, Washington said on Thursday.

Why the EU-Turkey migration deal needs to be reassessed

Tessa Fox

Why the EU-Turkey migration deal needs to be reassessed

In-depth: Five years after the EU-Turkey migration deal was reached, the agreement desperately needs to be reassessed for the sake of millions ...

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UN chief to South Sudan: progress before arms assessment

The UN Secretary-General has outlined 'three key benchmarks' ahead of May's assessment of the South Sudan arms embargo.

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Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches

The Lebanon Diving Center detail their efforts on cleaning up South Lebanon's tainted shoreline following a massive oil spill off the coast of ...

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Battle for Marib key to Iran, US tension

The city of Marib has been facing an assault by Iran-back Houthi rebels and Saudi airstrikes that are trying to push back the advancing forces.

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Yemen gravediggers, bulldozer join forces against Covid

Fresh graves are being dug to meet demand as Covid-19 related deaths spike in the war-torn nation.

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Analysis: Ethiopia's contested dam on the Nile has pitted it against both Egypt and Sudan, with a border dispute between Khartoum and Addis ...

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Saudi coalition kills wanted Houthi commander in Yemen’s Marib

Abdul Latif Hammoud, a Houthi commander who had a $5 million bounty on his head was killed by the Saudi-led coalition in Marib.

US joins talks aimed at salvaging Iran nuclear deal

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US joins talks aimed at salvaging Iran nuclear deal

US President Joe Biden has said he is ready to return to the 2015 agreement, which was supposed to ensure that Iran never developed a military ...

Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

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Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

Jordan's King Abdullah II agreed to enter mediation to heal a rift within the royal family, the palace said, after his half-brother Prince ...

Saudi-led coalition strikes booby-trapped Houthi boat in Red Sea

The New Arab Staff

Saudi-led coalition strikes booby-trapped Houthi boat in Red Sea

The Saudi-led coalition said it had thwarted an 'imminent' attack by the Sanaa-based Houthi group.

Houthi shelling kills one child in Yemen's Marib

The New Arab Staff

Houthi shelling kills one child in Yemen's Marib

Two of the wounded children were in critical condition.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Covid overwhelms ICUs in Syrian capital

As the virus rages in Syria, hospitals in Damascus are now so overwhelmed that Covid-19 patients are being transferred outside the city for treatment.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia shoots down Houthi drones near Khamis Mushait

Saudi Arabia says it has shot down two Houthi drones over the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait, less than 24 hours after the Houthis claimed ...

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IMF grants $174m emergency loan to South Sudan

The IMF has given millions in a loan to South Sudan

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Yemen receives first coronavirus vaccines: UN

Yemen will receive its first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from the UN, as the country struggles under the weight of infections.

Donors pledge more than $6 billion to Syria <em>crisis</em>

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Donors pledge more than $6 billion to Syria crisis

A conference to raise money for humanitarian aid for Syria has secure just over half what it hoped to secure.

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Syria border must stay open for aid: UN chief

Closing the last remaining border crossing into Syria would halt the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines across the country's northwest, the UN ...

UN experts pull back on corruption claims against Yemen

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UN experts pull back on corruption claims against Yemen

The UN panel of experts monitoring sanctions against Yemen has withdrawn claims of corruption and money laundering by the Yemeni government, ...

Yemen pilgrimage draws crowds despite war, coronavirus

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Yemen pilgrimage draws crowds despite war, coronavirus

A large number of worshippers are doing the pilgrimage to the tomb of Prophet Hud in Yemen despite the war and the pandemic.

Pleas for more Syria aid at EU-UN donor conference

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Pleas for more Syria aid at EU-UN donor conference

The UN and other aid groups are seeking more than $4 billion for aid within Syria and $5.8 billion for the refugees at this year's donor ...

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