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The New Arab spoke with UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande about dealing with coronavirus in war-torn Yemen.

Yemen's 'hidden' migrant population has become even more vulnerable as the coronavirus crisis hits the war-torn nation.

UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

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UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

Yemenis need aid now more than ever as the coronavirus rips through the country.

Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

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Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after Denmark ...

Ethiopia ‘deploys missiles’ as Nile dispute with Egypt escalates

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Ethiopia ‘deploys missiles’ as Nile dispute with Egypt escalates

Ethiopia says it plans to fill a dam on the Nile without consulting Egypt, amid reports that Addis Ababa deployed missiles to defend the dam.

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Fired US watchdog 'was investigating fast-tracked Saudi arms deal'

Steve Linick was fired as the State Department's inspector general over his investigation into Pompeo's use of an emergency loophole to fast-track $8 billion of arms to Saudi Arabia.

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Years of conflict leave Somalia ill-equipped to fight coronavirus

Somalia has reported coronavirus cases, and with famine and conflict to contend with as well, the country is suffering.

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Fear of virus grows in Yemen's squalid camps

Yemen's camps for internally displaced people present ideal breeding grounds for the novel coronavirus, as chances of proper sanitation or ...

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Lebanon faces grave threat to stability as poverty mounts

Lebanese are growing more desperate as jobs disappear and their money's value evaporates in a terrifying confluence of events.

Egypt refers Ethiopia to UN over controversial Nile dam

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Egypt refers Ethiopia to UN over controversial Nile dam

Egypt has submitted a letter to the UN Security Council over Ethiopia’s ‘intolerable’ filling of the newly constructed Renaissance Dam, which ...

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Clashes in Socotra as UAE-backed STC seek control

Clashes in Socotra continued as the United Arab Emirates funded STC fought to wrest control of the provincial capital Hadebo.

Syria Weekly: Conditions worsen in Syria's forgotten refugee camp

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Syria Weekly: Conditions worsen in Syria's forgotten refugee camp

Syrians in Rukban camp remain in grave danger with no aid deliveries to residents and medical services almost non-existent.

Rights activists urge Newcastle United to reject Saudi deal

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Rights activists urge Newcastle United to reject Saudi deal

Reports emerged earlier this week that the potential Saudi takeover of the Newcastle football club was edging closer, after legal documents were ...

Lasting Yemen cease-fire 'expected soon': UN

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Lasting Yemen cease-fire 'expected soon': UN

The UN special envoy for Yemen said he expects Yemen's warring sides to to agree on a lasting cease-fire “in the immediate future.”

Trump's Yemen aid cut amounts to a death sentence

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Trump's Yemen aid cut amounts to a death sentence

Comment: Yemenis are already susceptible to many preventable diseases, but for Trump to cut aid during a pandemic is nothing short of lethal, ...

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UN calls for ceasefire as Yemen braces for coronavirus

The UN's secretary general has called for an end in fighting in Yemen as the World Health Organisation has warned the country could face an 'explosion' of COVID-19 cases

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Yemen in Focus: 'Catastrophic abuses' five years into war

This week we focus on Yemen's current humanitarian crisis as the country marks the fifth anniversary of the controversial Saudi-led intervention.

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Saudi forces 'electrocuting, beating, disappearing' Yemeni detainees: HRW

A new Human Rights Report sheds light on the illegal detention, reported abuse and illegal relocation of detained Yemenis in the al-Mahrah area.

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Germany extends Saudi arms ban over Yemen war role

As Yemen's brutal conflict approaches its fifth year, Berlin on Monday extended an arms export ban to Saudi Arabia, which is leading a coalition ...

UN 'coronavirus relief fund' to soon assist struggling countries

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UN 'coronavirus relief fund' to soon assist struggling countries

A UN fund proposed by Norway could soon provide relief for countries with struggling health care sectors, Oslo said.

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Child killed in devastating fire at Yemen refugee camp

A devastating fire at a camp for internally displaced persons killed a four-year-old child, according to local reports.

Yemen in Focus: Financial reports expose 'lavish' UN budget

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Yemen in Focus: Financial reports expose 'lavish' UN budget

This week we focus on a financial report that has been slammed by rights activists as corrupt.

Ethiopia to skip talks with Egypt over Nile dam

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Ethiopia to skip talks with Egypt over Nile dam

Ethiopia's water ministry says that the country will skip talks with Egypt in Washington over a controversial dam Ethiopia is building on the ...

South Sudan rivals form unity government

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South Sudan rivals form unity government

Rivals Salva Kiir and Riek Machar inaugurated the new unity government, declaring an 'official end' to war despite previous efforts having ...

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