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The Saudi-led coalition is fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen.

A breach of the vessel would have disastrous results for Red Sea marine life and tens of thousands of impoverished people who depend on fishing for their livelihood.

Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

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Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

Clashes were reported between different units belonging to Yemen's government forces, including UAE-backed fighters.

Pro-Haftar forces say will maintain Libya oil blockade

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Pro-Haftar forces say will maintain Libya oil blockade

"The closure of ports and oil fields will be maintained until the demands of the Libyan people are satisfied," a statement published by the ...

Gantz may 'veto' Israel's West Bank annexation plans

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Gantz may 'veto' Israel's West Bank annexation plans

Benny Gantz, who has disapproved of the unilateral annexation of the occupied West Bank will be given extra powers to veto in a new agreement.

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Haftar's forces set conditions for lifting oil blockade

Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar want Libya's oil revenues to be distributed 'fairly' among rival factions.

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UN to hold crisis Yemen talks as tanker decays

The UN is holding talks on Yemen as a tanker on a Yemeni coast could rupture, causing disastrous consequences for Red Sea marine life.

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Sudan repeals death penalty for apostasy, allows alcohol

A ban on Female Genital Mutilation [FGM], repealing the death penalty for apostasy and allowing the drinking of alcohol are among a set of ...

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UN restarts aid to Syria but shuts access point

Following a week of division and seven ballots, the Council passed a proposal submitted by Germany and Belgium allowing the use of the Bab ...

<em>UN</em> to vote on reduced extension of Syria aid

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UN to vote on reduced extension of Syria aid

Saturday's vote will be on a new draft text submitted overnight by Germany and Belgium, which would provide for a single aid access point into ...

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More coronavirus cases reported in Syria's Idlib

The enclave is currently under threat of losing crucial humanitarian aid access.

Bosnia Muslims commemorate 25 years since Srebrenica genocide

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Bosnia Muslims commemorate 25 years since Srebrenica genocide

On July 11, 1995, after capturing the ill-fated town, Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in a few days.

<em>UN</em> 'hopeful' team can visit oil tanker off Yemen

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UN 'hopeful' team can visit oil tanker off Yemen

Houthi rebels control the western Red Sea ports, including Ras Issa, 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from where the FSO Safer tanker has been moored ...

Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

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Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

The tribunal was created by a 2007 UN Security Council resolution at Lebanon's request.

Sudan ratifies law criminalising female genital mutilation

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Sudan ratifies law criminalising female genital mutilation

Anyone found guilty of performing the procedure will be sentenced to up to three years in prison, according to a copy of the new law obtained by ...

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Without accountability, al-Hashimi's assassination will not be the last

Comment: Al-Hashimi was working towards a robust and inclusive Iraqi state. His assassination must not be met with impunity. What comes next is crucial, writes Hayder Al-Shakeri.

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Russia and China veto aid to rebel-held Syria

Reducing aid deliveries to just one crossing point would cut essential supplies to one million people, the head of International Rescue ...

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Libya's Haftar 'suspected of trading gold with Venezuela'

Associates of Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar have shipped precious metal after Haftar's allies allegedly shipped USD to Venezuela, a WSJ report ...

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Lebanon 'spiralling out of control': UN rights chief

The UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet warned Lebanon's economic crisis is 'spiralling out of control'.

Oil production resumes in Libya after months-long shutdown

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Oil production resumes in Libya after months-long shutdown

Libya, which has the biggest proven reserves of crude in Africa, will resume oil production and exports.

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Ten million face acute food shortages in Yemen: UN

The UN's World Food Programme spokeswoman Elisabeth Byrs said action must be taken before a famine is declared.

Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

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Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline a clear ...

'We must not forget': Remembering the Srebrenica genocide

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'We must not forget': Remembering the Srebrenica genocide

Twenty-five years on, survivors of the Srebrenica massacre are fighting to ensure that the genocide is not forgotten.

Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

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Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

Yemen's Houthi-controlled areas are facing a devastating fuel crisis that threatens to impact clean water supplies, hospital operations and ...

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