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The rebels see Marib as a strategic prize that will give them more bargaining power in peace talks that Washington says must begin soon.

Germany's far-right AfD is finalising its election manifesto amid internal division, links to radical Covid-19 deniers and accusations of ties to neo-Nazi fringe groups

Agency: Quarter of civilian casualties in Yemen are children

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Agency: Quarter of civilian casualties in Yemen are children

Save the Children says the real number of children killed in the war is likely much higher.

Houthis inflicting 'grave abuses' on Yemeni women: report

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Houthis inflicting 'grave abuses' on Yemeni women: report

The report collected testimonies of victims, relatives of victims and eyewitnesses who suffered during the years of ...

UN: Yemen conflict escalates as country speeds toward famine

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UN: Yemen conflict escalates as country speeds toward famine

Yemen is on the brink of a massive famine that is threatening the lives of thousands of people and exacerbated by a government ...

Jalel Harchaoui

Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country tries to chart its new course.

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Pope to visit Iraq as 'pilgrim of peace'

On the eve of his historic trip, Pope Francis extended the olive branch to those of other religious, describing himself as a ...

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Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, ...

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Germany's far-right AfD placed under surveillance: report

Germany has placed the far-right Alternative for Germany under surveillance for posing a threat to democracy

Houthi munition wounds five civilians in Saudi Arabia

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Houthi munition wounds five civilians in Saudi Arabia

A munition fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels wounded five civilians in a border village in southern Saudi Arabia, state media reported Tuesday, ...

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UN warns of 'death sentence' for Yemen

The United Nations chief warned of a "death sentence" for war-torn Yemen as a donor conference yielded less than half ...

UN seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine in Yemen

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UN seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine in Yemen

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

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

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 ...

Algeria hands death penalty to jihadist in beheading trial

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Algeria hands death penalty to jihadist in beheading trial

A jihadist was sentenced to death for the 2014 kidnapping and beheading of French mountaineer Herve Gourdel in Algeria.

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Houthi attack on Yemen government stronghold 'must stop': UN

The UN has called on rebels to halt their assault on the city of Marib, which threatens thousands of civilians.

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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 New Arab Staff

US lawmakers urge UK to help end Yemen war

The lawmakers' comments indicate that the US could pressure the UK to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi says Yemen rebel drone intercepted after Abha hit

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Saudi says Yemen rebel drone intercepted after Abha hit

Several drones attacked Abha's international airport in the kingdom's southwest on Wednesday prompting Washington to call for an end to ...

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

Houthis hail Biden decision on Yemen

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Houthis hail Biden decision on Yemen

Yemen's Houthis welcomed US President Joe Biden's plans to end US support for offensive operations in the country.

Biden to nominate new Yemen special envoy

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Biden to nominate new Yemen special envoy

Timothy Lenderking will be tasked with ending the six-year conflict in Yemen, which has wrecked and starved the country.

UN warns of displacement in Yemen's Hodeida

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UN warns of displacement in Yemen's Hodeida

Over 700 people have been displaced since mid January, according to UN figures.

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