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A pro-government source said Houthi rebels seized some territory in the fighting northwest of Marib and that 22 government soldiers had been killed, along with 31 rebels.

US media reported Israel had struck an Iranian ship in the Red Sea.

Houthis turn to poetry in Yemen's cultural battle

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Houthis turn to poetry in Yemen's cultural battle

Zawamil poetry is a popular traditional artform in Yemen but it has also become a weapon of choice for the Houthis.

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

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Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Analysis: Ethiopia's contested dam on the Nile has pitted it against both Egypt and Sudan, with a border dispute between Khartoum and Addis ...

Two rockets hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

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Two rockets hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

Two rockets hit in near proximity of an Iraqi airbase, injuring two American soldiers and one Iraqi civilian.

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Child among dead in attack on Mogadishu tea shop

An attack on a tea shop in the Somali capital left at least five civilians dead on Saturday, including a child.

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Al-Shabaab attacks two key Somali bases: army

Somalia's army chief said the army is in control of both sites in the country's south after troops engaged the militants in an intense gun ...

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UN report points to Houthis for Aden airport attack

A report submitted to the UN found a deadly December attack on Aden airport in Yemen to have likely been carried out by Houthi rebels.

Emad Moussa

Land Day 2021: Israel intensifies efforts to cleanse Palestinians

Comment: After 45 years of historic dispossession, Palestinians are facing intensified Israeli efforts to cleanse them from their lands, writes ...

Egypt arrests eight over train crash, revises death toll

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Egypt arrests eight over train crash, revises death toll

Eight people were arrested by the Egyptian authorities over a train collision that cost the life of 18 people so far.

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Dozens killed in Mozambique Islamist attack: government

Dozens of people were killed in the coordinated jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique's Palma town, four days after the rescue raid as ...

Death toll from Egypt building collapse climbs to 25

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Death toll from Egypt building collapse climbs to 25

At least 25 people have died in a 10-storey building collapse in Cairo on Saturday.

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

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Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen against the Houthis, the conflict is as brutal as ever and has become the world's worst ...

China sanctions UK figures over Xinjiang

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China sanctions UK figures over Xinjiang

On Friday China announced sanctions against nine UK individuals and four entities, saying they had "maliciously spread lies and disinformation" ...

Houthi attack sparks fire at Saudi oil terminal

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Houthi attack sparks fire at Saudi oil terminal

The latest in an upsurge of cross-border attacks has sparked a fire at a Saudi oil facility on Friday, authorities said.

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Activist-led Iraq movement seeks funding to challenge country's elite

The National House movement is seeking donations so that it can run in political elections can carry forth the message from the anti-government protests.

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UK, France, Germany FMs meet Blinken to discuss Yemen

The top diplomats of the US, UK, France and Germany held their first in-person meeting together on Tuesday.

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Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

A statement by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday has warned that unlawful shelling in Marib has led to further displacement and worsened Yemen's ...

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15 dead in Rohingya camp blaze in Bangladesh: UN

The fire has caused 'catastrophic' damage to the camp in Cox's Bazar and displaced tens of thousands.

Agency: Quarter of civilian <em>casualties</em> in Yemen are children

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Agency: Quarter of civilian casualties in Yemen are children

Save the Children says the real number of children killed in the war is likely much higher.

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Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

Three people are reportedly dead and hundreds of shelters destroyed after a blaze swept through a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh.

Russian strikes hit aid trucks in northwestern Syria: activists

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Russian strikes hit aid trucks in northwestern Syria: activists

Airstrikes in northwest Syria have killed at least one person and damaged aid equipment, according to opposition activists and a paramedic group.

Saudi coalition strikes advancing Yemen rebels

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Saudi coalition strikes advancing Yemen rebels

Air strikes were launched by the Saudi-led coalition in order to support the pro-government forces against the Houthi rebel advance on the ...

One killed in 'terrorist' bomb attack in southeast Iran

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One killed in 'terrorist' bomb attack in southeast Iran

A bomb killed one and wounded three in the Iranian Saravan city.

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