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The United Nation slashed critical aid for war-torn Yemen due to a long-standing lack of funding.

Yemen has called for an emergency UN Security Council session to discuss the Houthi rebels' ongoing Marib offensive, where more than 3 million are in imminent danger.

<em>Yemen</em> sides meet in Geneva for prisoner swap talks

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Yemen sides meet in Geneva for prisoner swap talks

Yemen’s warring sides began peace consultations in Switzerland for prisoner swaps.

<em>Yemen</em> may 'slide into famine', warns UK foreign secretary

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Yemen may 'slide into famine', warns UK foreign secretary

Speaking at a meeting ahead of the UN's General Assembly, UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab warned that Yemen is likely to slide into ...

<em>Yemen</em> warring sides in 'final' talks on prisoner-swap deal

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Yemen warring sides in 'final' talks on prisoner-swap deal

Yemen's warring sides will met in Geneva on Thursday for UN-sponsored talks on a deal to release more than 1,400 prisoners.

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UN funding crisis cuts aid to Yemen

The United Nations funding cuts will detrimentally impact war-torn Yemen.

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World reacts to 'historic' Israel-UAE deal

Here is how the world reacted to the US-brokered deal which saw Israel and the UAE agreeing to normalise relations.

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

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Iran arms embargo lapse would 'intensify' regional violence: US

The US special representative for Iran sought to rally Gulf allies as Washington tried to extend an arms embargo on Tehran, warning failure ...

Houthi rebels accuse <em>UN</em> <em>envoy</em> of 'prolonging' <em>Yemen</em> war

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Houthi rebels accuse UN envoy of 'prolonging' Yemen war

The United Nation's Yemen envoy has come under fire from Yemen's Houthi rebels who have accused him of 'prolonging' the deadly ...

Narjas Zatat

UK says it will help pay Yemen teachers' salaries

The UK government has pledged to help thousands of teachers in the poorest refugee-hosting countries in the world.

<em>UN</em>: <em>Yemen</em> 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 ...

<em>UN</em> removes Saudi-led coalition from children killers blacklist

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UN removes Saudi-led coalition from children killers blacklist

The Saudi-led coalition was placed on the blacklist after the high number of children killed during the war.

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Paul McLoughlin

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Could digital diplomacy be the answer to inequality and war in the Middle East?

<em>Yemen</em> in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

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Yemen in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

This week we focus on Yemen's ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Houthi calls to liberate Mecca and a positive Eid story from Yemen.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Iran's Covid-19 death toll has reached the grim milestone of 6,000, while Israel has kept spiritual baths open despite coronavirus concerns in the country. Here's your daily update.

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Yemen in Focus: Appeals for assistance after Aden flooding

This week we focus on deadly flooding in Yemen's coastal city, an expected delivery of Covid-19 tests, and more.

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At least seven dead in Yemen flash floods

Yemen has been experiencing severe flooding, and the latest has caused the deaths of seven people.

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Yemen's southern separatists warn of 'imminent' war with government

Emirati-backed insurgents say a shaky power-sharing deal with the internationally-recognised government is on the verge of collapse, threatening ...

Lasting <em>Yemen</em> cease-fire 'expected soon': <em>UN</em>

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Lasting Yemen cease-fire 'expected soon': UN

The UN special envoy for Yemen said he expects Yemen's warring sides to to agree on a lasting cease-fire “in the ...

Courtney Freer

Saudi oil price war relents, but uncertain future awaits

Comment: Losses in Saudi Arabia's efforts to diversify have cast doubt on the future of Mohammed bin Salman's ambitious megaprojects, writes ...

<em>UN</em> Mideast envoys urge warring parties to end fighting

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UN Mideast envoys urge warring parties to end fighting

In the wake of the pandemic, UN envoys urged warring parties to sustain existing cease-fires, and work to achieve longer-term ...

War-torn <em>Yemen</em> reports first coronavirus case

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War-torn Yemen reports first coronavirus case

The announcement comes on the second day of a unilateral two-week ceasefire announced by the Saudi-led coalition to help fight the pandemic.

<em>Yemen</em> official slams 'Houthi shelling' hours before coronavirus ceasefire

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Yemen official slams 'Houthi shelling' hours before coronavirus ceasefire

Houthi rebels indifferent to coronavirus risks, Yemen's information minister has said, after the rebels broke a ceasefire.

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