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Some 14 Houthi fighters that were imprisoned in the northern al-Jawf governate were released, according to rebel sources.

The leader of Yemen's Houthi proposed to exchange captured Saudi soldiers for Hamas detainees in Saudi Arabia's prisons.

Germany extends Saudi arms ban over Yemen war role

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Germany extends Saudi arms ban over Yemen war role

As Yemen's brutal conflict approaches its fifth year, Berlin on Monday extended an arms export ban to Saudi Arabia, which is leading a coalition fighting rebels in the country.

Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

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Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

This week we focus on the escalation between Saudi forces and Yemen's tribal fighters, deadly coalition 'revenge' strikes and a prisoner swap.

Saudi forces spark clashes tribes in Yemen's east

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Saudi forces spark clashes tribes in Yemen's east

Saudi forces attempted to storm a port in Yemen's Al-Mahra port city, exacerbating tensions between troops and locals in the isolated region.

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Fate of Saudi crew in Yemen jet crash 'unknown'

Two officers who were flying a Saudi fighter jet that crashed in Yemen's Al-Jawf are missing after the incident.

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Saudi 'revenge strikes' kill 31 civilians after jet downing

Saudi-led coalition strikes on Yemen's al-Jawf killed dozens of civilians on Saturday, just a day after Houthi rebels downed a fighter jet in ...

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Houthi rebels down Saudi tornado warplane in Yemen

The Tornado aircraft came down on Friday in northern Al-Jawf province during an operation to support Yemeni government forces.

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Switzerland drops case against aerospace firm tied to Saudis

The Swiss foreign ministry said at the time that the conduct of Pilatus in Saudi Arabia and UAE was 'incompatible with the federal government's ...

Yemen in Focus: Sudan troops exit deadly war

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Yemen in Focus: Sudan troops exit deadly war

The Sudanese Elite Brigades relinquished control to Yemen’s Joint Forces and left via the port of Mokha.

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European arms companies 'complicit' in Yemen war crimes

A group of human rights organisations have filed a complaint to the ICC, accusing European arms companies of being complicit in war crimes in ...

UK supplying fighter jets to Riyadh despite arms ban

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UK supplying fighter jets to Riyadh despite arms ban

The British government negotiated an exemption from a German arms export ban to Saudi Arabia in order to continue selling planes to Riyadh for ...

Yemen in Focus: Houthis attack Saudi oil amid unrest

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Yemen in Focus: Houthis attack Saudi oil amid unrest

This week we take a look at tensions in the Gulf exacerbated by attacks on oil tankers and Houthi strikes on Saudi's pipeline, the rebel ...

BAE 'working with UK government to supply' Saudi arms

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BAE 'working with UK government to supply' Saudi arms

UK weapons giant BAE said it is working with the UK government to supply arms to Saudi Arabia, despite a German ban on exports and widespread ...

Yemen in Focus: 'Most destructive conflict' since Cold War

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Yemen in Focus: 'Most destructive conflict' since Cold War

This week we look at the worsening humanitarian and economic impact of the conflict, the Houthi rebels' economic suggestions and how journalists ...

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Germany to train Saudi soldiers despite Yemen war concerns

Germany's army will train seven Saudi soldiers, five of whom are due to begin a training course in July, while the other two will receive training with the air force.

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Germany extends ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Germany has extended a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia introduced in October 2018 despite protests from its EU neighbours.

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UK claims IS airstrikes killed just one civilian

RAF airstrikes in Syria and Iraq killed just one civilian, according to the UK ministry of defence, a figure that is being challenged by ...

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Germany extends ban on Saudi arms sales

In October, Berlin froze sales of military equipment to countries involved in the Yemen conflict following the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal ...

British FM in Riyadh after German arms exports embarrassment

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British FM in Riyadh after German arms exports embarrassment

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt held talks Saturday with his Saudi counterpart in Riyadh that focused on journalist Jamal Khashoggi's ...

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German opposition party seeks extension of Saudi arms ban

Social Democratic Party (SPD) politicians in the German ruling coalition will seek to extend a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia, despite ...

Germany rejects British pressure to resume Saudi arms sales

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Germany rejects British pressure to resume Saudi arms sales

Germany is sticking to its arms exports freeze to Saudi Arabia, resisting pressure to soften its stance after British warnings.

Angry UK 'pressures' Germany to resume Saudi arms sales

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Angry UK 'pressures' Germany to resume Saudi arms sales

In a two-page letter to his German counterpart Heiko Maas, Jeremy Hunt said the ban on exports to Saudi Arabia posed risks to both the British ...

Have Western arms sales to Saudi Arabia peaked?

Paul Iddon

Have Western arms sales to Saudi Arabia peaked?

Analysis: The outrage over weapons deals to serial human rights abusers may finally be making an impact, writes Paul Iddon.

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