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In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and facing persecution or staying in the camp and hoping their conditions improve.

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

Yemen prisoner swap talks end with no deal: <em>UN</em>

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Yemen prisoner swap talks end with no deal: UN

Talks on a possible prisoner exchange between Yemen's warring parties concluded Sunday with no deal after a month of wrangling, the UN said.

<em>UN</em> nuclear chief starts Tehran talks as deadline looms

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UN nuclear chief starts Tehran talks as deadline looms

The talks with IAEA chief Rafael Grossi come ahead of an end-of-Sunday deadline to limit inspections by the UN nuclear watchdog.

As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

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As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

South Sudan's unity government and its fragile peace process in doubt, and war may be looming on the horizon.

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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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UN envoy meets Haftar in push for unity

The UN special envoy to Libya met with east-based Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar in a bid to unite rival factions ahead of ...

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Syria Insight: Regime walk-out leads to new 'constitution crisis'

For some the constitutional talks were a last hope in ending the Syrian war peacefully. For others, it was another attempt by the regime to ...

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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.

US vows to help Iraq promote stability

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US vows to help Iraq promote stability

The US is determined to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State and create a stable atmosphere in Iraq.

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UN envoy issues Myanmar warning over Suu Kyi

The UN special envoy on Myanmar has warned of the potential for an escalation of violence in the country on Wednesday.

Russia, Turkey, Iran meet to discuss Syria

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Russia, Turkey, Iran meet to discuss Syria

Delegations from Russia, Turkey, and Iran are meeting in Sochi to discuss the Syria Constitutional Committee and the ceasefire in rebel-held ...

Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

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Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

Troops fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, hours before authorities again cut internet ...

Record 12.4mn people food insecure in war-torn Syria: WFP

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Record 12.4mn people food insecure in war-torn Syria: WFP

The World Food Programme on Saturday warned a record 12.4 million people are food insecure in Syria, where fresh efforts to revive a peace ...

Boris Johnson calls Libyan interim PM

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Boris Johnson calls Libyan interim PM

Johnson voiced his support for Libya's political process, while Turkey vowed to retain its military presence in the country

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British barrister Karim Khan elected ICC's new chief prosecutor

Karim Khan will be only the third prosecutor of the ICC, taking over in June from Gambian-born Fatou Bensouda.

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Families of detainees detail vision for justice in Syria

Syrian families, who lost members inside Bashar Al-Assad’s prisons, have laid out their plans to seek justice and called for the fates of those ...

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Germany, Britain and France denounce attack on Saudi airport

Germany, France and the UK denounced an attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels on a Saudi Arabian airport.

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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 Houthi ...

<em>UN</em> Security Council fails to agree on Syria declaration

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UN Security Council fails to agree on Syria declaration

Th United Nations Security Council continues to struggle in Syria negotiations.

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UK authorised £1.4bn of arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The UK has refused to follow America's example and halt arms exports to Saudi Arabia.

UK refuses to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

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UK refuses to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia

The UK has refused to follow the US' decision of suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia, saying London makes its own decisions about selling ...

Iran supports <em>UN</em> towards ending Yemen war

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Iran supports UN towards ending Yemen war

Iran supports "any effective role" of the United Nations towards ending the conflict in Yemen, its foreign minister said after meeting the ...

New Libya PM promises a peaceful political transition

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New Libya PM promises a peaceful political transition

Newly selected Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah addressed the Libyan nation on Saturday, giving the first steps of the transition towards ...

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