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The United Nations said on Monday that $3.85 billion were needed in Yemen to prevent large-scale famine after six years of war

The UK is the second largest exporter of arms to Saudi Arabia.

Yemen rebels claim Saudi strikes, threaten new attacks

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Yemen rebels claim Saudi strikes, threaten new attacks

Houthi forces claimed the attempted strikes that targeted Saudi Arabia the night before

For Egyptian activists abroad, a growing fear

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For Egyptian activists abroad, a growing fear

Family members of Egyptian activists now living abroad are being targeted by security forces and arrested on vague charges, as an effort by ...

Saudi Arabia thwarts Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

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Saudi Arabia thwarts Houthi missile attack on Riyadh

The Saudi-led military coalition thwarted a Houthis ballistic missile attack targeting Riyadh, state news reported.

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Iraq's Sinjar caught in new tug-of-war

Nearly six years since Iraq's Sinjar region was recaptured from jihadists, geopolitical tensions risks sparking a new conflict.

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Over 60 fighters killed in clashes in Yemen's Marib

Over 60 fighters died in clashes between the Houthis and government forces in Yemen.

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UAE sends military vehicles to STC in Socotra: Governor

Socotra's governor accused the UAE of attempting to destabilise the Riyadh agreement.

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UK sanctions Myanmar army chief for coup role

The sanctions will prevent the six from travelling to Britain, while British businesses and institutions are barred from dealing with them.

Has Biden fallen at the first hurdle with Sisi?

Sam Hamad

Has Biden fallen at the first hurdle with Sisi?

Comment: Biden's huge and no-strings attached arms deal with Egypt suggests that his tough campaign rhetoric on Sisi might have been little more ...

Horriya Marzouk

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

In-depth: A $200 million arms deal with Cairo has led many to question the seriousness of Biden's vow to take a tougher stance on human rights ...

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

William Christou

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and facing ...

Massive casualties after Houthis' offensive on Yemen's Marib intensifies

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Massive casualties after Houthis' offensive on Yemen's Marib intensifies

Clashes between Houthi and government forces have led to hundreds of causalities in Marib, where the Houthis are attempting to gain territory.

Two people dead in Myanmar anti-coup protest shooting

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Two people dead in Myanmar anti-coup protest shooting

Myanmar's security forces fired live rounds and rubber bullets at protesters on Saturday.

Yemen government accuses rebels of using civilians as shields

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Yemen government accuses rebels of using civilians as shields

Yemen's Saudi-backed government accused Houthi rebels Saturday of using civilians as human shields.

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UAE dismantles Eritrea base

A military base in Assab is being dismantled by the UAE as it winds down its involvement in the deadly war in Yemen.

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US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

The missile sale comes despite hopes of a tougher stance on Egyptian President Sisi from the Biden administration.

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UN warns battle for Marib threatens millions of Yemenis

Mark Lowcock, the UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs, said an assault on the government's last northern stronghold would have ...

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Yemeni government forces repel rebel attacks on key town

Houthi rebels reportedly attacked Marib to the north, south and west of the city before being repelled by government forces, aided by air ...

Saudi Arabia foils new Houthi strike

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Saudi Arabia foils new Houthi strike

Saudi Arabia said it prevented a Houthi drone attack on a southern airport Saturday.

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UAE ambassador 'yelled' at US representative opposing Yemen war

Ro Khanna was a leading sponsor of the war powers resolution aimed at ending Washington's support for Saudi Arabia and the UAE's war efforts in ...

Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

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Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

Human rights protesters have taken to the streets against a military coup in Myanmar.

US urges Yemen's Houthis to end 'aggressive acts'

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US urges Yemen's Houthis to end 'aggressive acts'

The United States urged Yemen's Houthi rebels to halt all forms of aggression, just hours after a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport.

80 percent of Ethiopia's Tigray 'cut off from <em>aid</em>'

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80 percent of Ethiopia's Tigray 'cut off from aid'

Some 80 percent of Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region has been cut off from humanitarian aid, the country's Red Cross Society said.

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