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Doctors without Borders appealed to 'all armed groups to abide by international humanitarian law and take all necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties'.

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

UN says emergency aid needs exploding due to pandemic

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UN says emergency aid needs exploding due to pandemic

A UN report has found that one in 33 people worldwide will be in need of aid in 2021.

Ten years on, Tunisia is Arab Spring's only success

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Ten years on, Tunisia is Arab Spring's only success

Only Tunisia has made the transition during the Arab Spring, with the other popular uprisings ending in repression, war or chaos.

Saudi king 'not informed' of secret MbS-Netanyahu meeting

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Saudi king 'not informed' of secret MbS-Netanyahu meeting

A secret meeting between Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was kept hidden from his father, ...

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Riyadh to end Qatar blockade as 'gift' to Biden

A Saudi analyst close to the royal court said the kingdom is seeking ways to resolve the Qatar blockade and subsequent GCC crisis "as a gift" to the Biden administration.

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13 dead in south Yemen clashes: military sources

Tens of thousands of people, mostly civilians, have been killed and millions displaced in Yemen's conflict, which has triggered what the United ...

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Riyadh to 'normalise ties' with Israel during Biden term

The kingdom's crown prince reportedly hopes the move will help to mend ties with the US.

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Yemen in Focus: Could US terror designation leverage Houthis?

This week we focus on the impact of a potential US move to designate the Houthis as "terrorists".

Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthis near Sanaa

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Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthis near Sanaa

The Saudi-led international coalition has carried out airstrikes against Houthi rebels near the Yemeni capital Sana'a

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Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

A new report by two NGOs has called on the UK to halt the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, saying it is fuelling the Yemen ...

Houthis confirm green light for UN tanker repair mission

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Houthis confirm green light for UN tanker repair mission

Yemen has been given the all clear to inspect and repair an abandoned fuel tanker.

Tony Blinken: the good, the bad, and potentially ugly

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Tony Blinken: the good, the bad, and potentially ugly

Comment: Blinken will repair the damage done to international treaties and relationships, but when it comes to questions of military ...

Mine explodes, damages oil tanker off Saudi coast

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Mine explodes, damages oil tanker off Saudi coast

A mine has exploded and damaged a Greek-managed oil tanker off Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast near Yemen, where the kingdom is battling ...

A gateway to Africa: Russia's naval base in Sudan

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A gateway to Africa: Russia's naval base in Sudan

Analysis: Moscow's new naval base in Sudan heralds Russia's return to the geopolitical map of Africa.

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Houthis give UN green light for tanker repair mission

The operation could begin by late January or early February, the UN spokesman said.

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Houthis claim missile strike on Saudi Aramco facility

A Google Maps search reveals an Aramco distribution center matching the one described by the Houthi spokesman in northern outskirts of Jeddah.

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US keeps 'all options' open for Yemen's Houthis

Speaking to reporters during a visit to the Philippines, Robert O'Brien criticised the Iran-backed Houthis of failing to engage in a "good-faith ...

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Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

The trip opened with 54 hours in Paris in which he appeared for a total of one minute in public.

UAE gave Yemen's separatists unmanned drones: official

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UAE gave Yemen's separatists unmanned drones: official

Two unmanned drones that were given to Yemen's southern separatists were downed in ongoing battles in Abyan, government officials said.

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G20: World leaders will attend, but Riyadh shouldn't rejoice

Comment: Despite calls for boycotting the G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia this year, the world will send representatives. But this is not a ...

<em>Yemen</em> in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine

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Yemen in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine

'Immediate action' must be taken to avert the deaths of millions in war-torn Yemen, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said.

'Terrorist' tag for Yemen's Houthis raises aid blocks fears

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'Terrorist' tag for Yemen's Houthis raises aid blocks fears

Washington's plans to designate Yemen's Houthi rebels a "terrorist organisation" could impede humanitarian aid into the war-torn ...

Saudi pilot killed in <em>Yemen</em> was trained in UK

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Saudi pilot killed in Yemen was trained in UK

The UK has played a key role in arming and training the Saudi air force.

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