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Floods across Yemen have left thousands of people homeless and destroyed homes country's iconic historic Old Sanaa city.

More than 50,000 people have been affected by the flooding, according to the UN.

<em>Floods</em> affect more than 50,000 in Sudan: UN

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Floods affect more than 50,000 in Sudan: UN

The United Nations said thousands of people have been impacted by flooding across Sudan in just one week.

Yemen <em>floods</em> leave 17 dead, including 8 children

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Yemen floods leave 17 dead, including 8 children

Yemen's government and Houthi rebels have made separate appeals called on the UN to help those effected by the floods after 17 were ...

Five killed in Sudan <em>floods</em>: interior minister

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Five killed in Sudan floods: interior minister

Nearly 3,500 houses were affected by floods caused by heavy rains on Friday and Saturday.

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Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

Thousands of families, including internally displaced refugees, have lost their homes in Marib, where the historic 8th century BC dam has flooded.

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Flash flooding kills dozens of children in Afghan village

Fifteen children under five and one woman were killed as dozens of houses collapsed due to flash flooding in eastern Afghanistan

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Torrential rains wreak destruction in Yemen, killing dozens

In southern Yemen, 33,000 displaced people who were sheltering in camps lost their tents and belongings in the floods, according to the ...

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Yemenis rally around distraught driver who lost bus

A bus driver who lost his only source of income in a fire has seen thousands rally in his support in a two-day social media drive.

Covid-19: Yemen's 'unprecedented calamity'

Giorgio Cafiero

Covid-19: Yemen's 'unprecedented calamity'

Comment: The Covid-19 crisis has only added more vitriol and hostility to relations between the three sides of Yemen's conflict, writes Giorgio ...

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Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

Oil pollution in Syria has been a growing concern since the 2011 onset of the civil war.

UN warns of alarming rise of hunger in Yemen

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UN warns of alarming rise of hunger in Yemen

"We must act now... The warning signs have returned and with coronavirus pandemic added to the mix, it could get a lot worse if humanitarian ...

Turkey leads anti-piracy maritime mission in Gulf of Aden

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Turkey leads anti-piracy maritime mission in Gulf of Aden

Turkey will lead the Joint Task Force to combat piracy in the Gulf of Aden.

Indonesian rescuers hunt for missing after <em>floods</em> kill 36

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Indonesian rescuers hunt for missing after floods kill 36

Rescuers pulled bodies as they tried to find dozens missing after flash floods killed dozens in Indonesia.

Iranian ships 'illegally fishing' off Yemen's Socotra coast: minister

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Iranian ships 'illegally fishing' off Yemen's Socotra coast: minister

A Socotra official accused Iran of illegally fishing off the coast of the Yemeni island, just days after vessel tracking organisations confirmed ...

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192 Iranian vessels 'illegally fishing' in Somali waters

Evidence suggests the 192-strong Iranian fleet is six times larger than the 31-vessel China tuna fleet licensed to fish in Somali waters.

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Iran arrests founder of student charity, 2 aides

Iranian hard-liners have criticised the charity, the Imam Ali’s Popular Students Relief Society, accusing it of misusing the organisation for ...

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Floods kill displaced Syrians in Idlib refugee camp

Three Syrian refugees were killed in floods after torrential rain struck their camp in the northwestern province of Idlib.

The New Arab & agencies

Flooding leaves 16 dead, damages homes in Yemen

Yemen's National Meteorological Center has warned Yemenis to stay away from flood ducts in affected areas.

Somalia facing 'triple threat' of coronavirus, <em>floods</em>, and locusts

The New Arab & agencies

Somalia facing 'triple threat' of coronavirus, floods, and locusts

The UN has warned that Somalia's political and security gains could be reversed.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: UAE reopens despite a rise in cases, Yemen's coronavirus efforts run short of funding, Gazans celebrate the reopening of ...

A house divided: The battle for Yemen's south

Stasa Salacanin

A house divided: The battle for Yemen's south

A bid by separatists to assert control over southern Yemen has pushed the country closer to fragmentation.

Somalia <em>floods</em> force thousands to flee amid coronavirus threat

The New Arab & agencies

Somalia floods force thousands to flee amid coronavirus threat

Tens of thousands of Somali civilians have left the safety of their homes as a result of heavy floods in the region.

String of deaths in Aden spark Yemen coronavirus fears

Gasia Ohanes

String of deaths in Aden spark Yemen coronavirus fears

Yemen's health ministry has been accused of 'covering up' coronavirus cases after a number of Aden hospitals recorded 'mysterious' sudden deaths.

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