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Victims and their families claim that Riyadh knew Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air officer, had been radicalised but failed to act.

The Syrian pound has sunk to 3,450 to the dollar on the black market.

UK arms sales 'prolong Yemen war', says leading charity

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UK arms sales 'prolong Yemen war', says leading charity

Oxfam called on the UK to immediately end all arms 'that risk being used against civilians and exacerbating the humanitarian crisis'.

UN greenlights funding to Lebanon tribunal for 2021

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UN greenlights funding to Lebanon tribunal for 2021

The UN gave the green light to continue funding the tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanon prime minister Rafik Hariri for ...

<em>Bombing</em> kills two Kabul University lecturers: Afghan official

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Bombing kills two Kabul University lecturers: Afghan official

An explosion has killed two lecturers in Kabul, but no group has claimed responsibility.

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UN slams deadly Iraq rocket attack as 'reckless'

Responding to the deadly rocket attack on Erbil, the UN's top representative in Iraq tweeted: "Such heinous, reckless acts pose grave threats to stability".

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Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

A volley of rockets targeting an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region killed a foreign civilian contractor and wounded five others and a US ...

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Saudi Arabia foils new Houthi strike

Saudi Arabia said it prevented a Houthi drone attack on a southern airport Saturday.

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UAE ambassador 'yelled' at US representative opposing Yemen war

Ro Khanna was a leading sponsor of the war powers resolution aimed at ending Washington's support for Saudi Arabia and the UAE's war efforts in ...

Hezbollah accused of hiding missiles in charity-run Lebanese schools

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Hezbollah accused of hiding missiles in charity-run Lebanese schools

Lebanon's Hezbollah have been accused of hiding missiles in Beirut schools.

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Iran summons Belgium envoy after diplomat jailed

Iran summoned the Belgium's ambassador on Tuesday, after Tehran diplomat Assadollah Assadi was handed a 20 year prison sentence in an Antwerp ...

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 ...

Somali opposition leaders 'no longer recognise president'

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Somali opposition leaders 'no longer recognise president'

The nation was supposed to choose the next president on February 8 but the deadline was missed as the central government and federal states ...

UK pressured to end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

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UK pressured to end arms sales to Saudi Arabia

UK MPs and activists urge the British government to end arms sales to Saudi Arabia and support an end to the war in Yemen.

Two killed in <em>bombing</em> at pro-Kashmir rally in Pakistan

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Two killed in bombing at pro-Kashmir rally in Pakistan

An explosive that struck a pro-Kashmir rally in Pakistan left at least two people dead.

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Mass grave discovery highlights Iraq's impunity gap

Comment: One-sided justice in Iraq will not serve anyone's interests. Impunity for abusive security forces needs to end, writes Human Rights Watch's Belkis Wille.

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UAE welcomes Yemen peace efforts after Biden announcement

The Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs has welcomed 'peace initiatives' in Yemen following President Biden's decision to end support ...

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Lebanese anti-Hezbollah intellectual Lokman Slim shot dead

Lokman Slim, a long-time critic of Hezbollah, had received death threats and pointed the finger to the Shiite group

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

Syrian state media said the country responded to Israeli strikes on the country on Wednesday.

The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

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The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

The Islamic State's most powerful operative in Iraq has been killed by counter-terrorism and security forces, striking a serious blow to the ...

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Two killed as bombs rock Afghan capital

A car bombing killed two people and left two injured during the morning rush hour, while a second blast targeting a government vehicle ...

Kosovo establishes Israel ties, to open embassy in Jerusalem

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Kosovo establishes Israel ties, to open embassy in Jerusalem

In exchange for setting up its mission in Jerusalem, Kosovo gets recognition from Israel, as it seeks to further legitimise its 2008 declaration ...

New US envoy 'spoke with Europeans on Iran deal'

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New US envoy 'spoke with Europeans on Iran deal'

According to sources, Malley met with the British, French and German foreign ministry officials.

UN warns of displacement in Yemen's Hodeida

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UN warns of displacement in Yemen's Hodeida

Over 700 people have been displaced since mid January, according to UN figures.

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