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Jordanian police attacked teachers for protesting against the government not honouring a pay bonus.

Coronavirus and tumbling oil revenues have affected Algeria's economy.

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.

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

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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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 journalist dies after prison release over unnamed 'disease'

Saleh Al-Shehi, who was detained for his criticism of the Saudi state, was released from prison in May but died shortly after.

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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.

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Could the Riyadh agreement end Yemen's crisis?

Analysis: Efforts to revive the Riyadh agreement are unlikely to end Yemen's multi-faceted conflict.

European football ban on Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City overturned

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European football ban on Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City overturned

Manchester City were banned from European football for two years after being accused of breaking funding rules.

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UN 'hopeful' team can visit oil tanker off Yemen

Houthi rebels control the western Red Sea ports, including Ras Issa, 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from where the FSO Safer tanker has been moored ...

Khashoggi's Saudi 'killers' sanctioned by UK government

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Khashoggi's Saudi 'killers' sanctioned by UK government

The UK foreign office has designated sanctions against some of the officials involved in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Iranian ships 'illegally fishing' off Yemen's Socotra coast: minister

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Iranian ships 'illegally fishing' off Yemen's Socotra coast: minister

A Socotra official accused Iran of illegally fishing off the coast of the Yemeni island, just days after vessel tracking organisations confirmed ...

Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

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Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to target military and government strikes in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi-led coalition ...

Detainees 'at high virus risk' in crowded Yemen jail

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Detainees 'at high virus risk' in crowded Yemen jail

In one incident, 44 detainees were transferred to a room of only 10 square meters, according to relatives who spoke to the New-York based rights ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE is gradually eclipsing Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Comment: The STC's takeover of Socotra indicates that the United Arab Emirates has marginalised Saudi Arabia into a weaker position, at least for now, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

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Hunger stalks children in Yemen amid UN aid cuts

Millions of children in Yemen - already in the midst of what the UN terms the world's worst humanitarian crisis - face starvation amid UN aid ...

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Bahraini soldier killed in Yemen as Al-Bayda battles resume

Bahrain's army announced that one of their soldiers was killed in Yemen while participating in the Saudi-led coalition.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Allies turn rivals on Socotra island

This week we focus on the capture of Socotra by UAE-backed southern separatists.

UN: Yemen will 'fall off cliff' without new funds

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UN: Yemen will 'fall off cliff' without new funds

The UN's humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said there were two options for the international community: 'support the humanitarian response... or ...

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UN chief urges pressure for Yemen’s parties to talk

Guterres said the United Nations has been working to bring the parties together and has been promoting “confidence-building measures".

Yemen cracks down on Emirati charities for 'undermining stability'

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Yemen cracks down on Emirati charities for 'undermining stability'

Foreign charities will be reviewed by Yemen's government for attempting to sow discord across the war-torn country under the guide of ...

Saudi Arabia thwarts missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis

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Saudi Arabia thwarts missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis

Houthis in Yemen said they had launched a 'large-scale' attack on Saudi Arabia, which reportedly intercepted at least one missile targeting ...

'Saudi intervention failed', aide to Yemeni president says

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'Saudi intervention failed', aide to Yemeni president says

An aide to Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi called the Saudi-led intervention in his nation a 'failure', after the recent ...

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