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

Russia is making inroads into the Middle East at the expense of US power.

US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

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US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

The US is looking to make a timely diplomatic breakthrough with Sudan, as the Arab state seeks to be removed from America's blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism.

Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

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Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

A protest against Israeli normalisation erupted in Socotra on Saturday amid reports of an Emirati-Israeli intelligence gathering base on the ...

<em>Yemen</em> calls for emergency UN Security Council session

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Yemen calls for emergency UN Security Council session

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

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Yemen rebel attack on Saudi village wounds 5

Saudi civilians were rushed to hospital after suffering "minor injuries" from a projectile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels, state media reported.

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Trump approves first Sudanese ambassador to Washington in decades

Ambassador Noureldin Satti's credentials were approved by US President Donald Trump on Friday.

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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.

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Somali money transfer companies 'facilitate arms dealer transactions': report

The damning report identifies 176 transactions within a six-year timeframe that were allegedly linked to suspected weapons dealers in Somalia ...

<em>Yemen</em> in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

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Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

This week we focus on the United Nations rebuke of countries that have failed to follow through on aid pledges to Yemen.

Austin Bodetti

Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic ...

Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

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Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

After a UN panel stated Canada has been fuelling the conflict in Yemen, a coalition of Canadian organisations urged Prime Minister ...

Kuwait offers $20mn in <em>Yemen</em> aid after UN dressing-down

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Kuwait offers $20mn in Yemen aid after UN dressing-down

Other countries also announced aid pledges during the meeting, but details were not given.

<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 ...

Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

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Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

Comment: Bahrain's decision to normalise ties with Israel is a boon for authoritarianism and autocracy, and one that endangers Arabs both ...

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni might help explain why, writes Eva Thiebaud.

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Yemen prisoner swap talks postponed to Friday

If realised, the UN-sponsored prison exchange deal would be the largest since Yemen's war erupted in 2014.

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

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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.

UAE-linked weapons company wins German government contract

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UAE-linked weapons company wins German government contract

A UAE-linked weapons manufacturing company has landed a lucrative German defence ministry contract.

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Riyadh allowed raunchy Netflix shows for anti-Saudi episode's removal

Saudi Arabia allowed sexually explicit Netflix shows to stream domestically in exchange for the company's removal of a satire show's episode ...

'Deadly consequences' of <em>Yemen</em> aid obstruction, HRW warns

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'Deadly consequences' of Yemen aid obstruction, HRW warns

Interference by the government and Houthi rebels has hampered the delivery of aid in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

<em>Yemen</em> protesters demand justice for worker 'killed by employers'

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Yemen protesters demand justice for worker 'killed by employers'

Abdullah al-Aghbary was killed by his employers just one week after starting his job at a mobile phone shop, reports confirmed, in a murder case ...

Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa

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Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa

The strikes come during a week of escalation between the warring sides, with the Houthis on Thursday claiming it had struck an "important ...

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