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Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

The Houthi assault on the government held city of Marib is forcing Yemeni families to flee and search for safety elsewhere.

'US Uncancelled' conservative conference cancels anti-Semitic speaker

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'US Uncancelled' conservative conference cancels anti-Semitic speaker

CPAC has announced that online personality Young Pharaoh will no longer speak at the conservative conference.

Massive casualties after Houthis' <em>offensive</em> on Yemen's Marib intensifies

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Massive casualties after Houthis' offensive on Yemen's Marib intensifies

Clashes between Houthi and government forces have led to hundreds of causalities in Marib, where the Houthis are attempting to gain territory.

Women cartoon characters must 'wear hijab', rules Iran's Khamenei

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Women cartoon characters must 'wear hijab', rules Iran's Khamenei

Wearing the hijab and modest clothing became mandatory for women in Iran, following the Islamic revolution of 1979.

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Yemen government accuses rebels of using civilians as shields

Yemen's Saudi-backed government accused Houthi rebels Saturday of using civilians as human shields.

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UN envoy meets Haftar in push for unity

The UN special envoy to Libya met with east-based Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar in a bid to unite rival factions ahead of December elections.

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Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said Afghanistan's peace process depends on the Taliban reducing attacks.

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US stops Trump's aid freeze to Ethiopia

The US lifted a Trump-era block on aid to Ethiopia over its controversial mega-dam.

Houthis accuse Yemen government of fighting alongside IS

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Houthis accuse Yemen government of fighting alongside IS

It is not the first time the Houthis have claimed they are fighting against IS and Al Qaeda, alongside the Yemeni government.

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Israel, US begin developing next generation missiles

The Israeli Ministry of Defence and the US Missile Defence Agency have begun work on a new generation of anti-ballistic 'Arrow-4' missiles.

US reaffirms Saudi 'defence partnership' after Houthi attacks

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US reaffirms Saudi 'defence partnership' after Houthi attacks

Washington reaffirmed its "strategic defence partnership" with Riyadh after increased attacks by Yemeni rebels but the move came in a call from ...

Syria Insight: Regime walk-out leads to new 'constitution crisis'

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Syria Insight: Regime walk-out leads to new 'constitution crisis'

For some the constitutional talks were a last hope in ending the Syrian war peacefully. For others, it was another attempt by the regime to ...

Libya's new interim leader meets with Egyptian president

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Libya's new interim leader meets with Egyptian president

Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah has met with Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to discuss ending the war in Libya.

Houthi attack on Yemen government stronghold 'must stop': UN

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Houthi attack on Yemen government stronghold 'must stop': UN

The UN has called on rebels to halt their assault on the city of Marib, which threatens thousands of civilians.

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Massive Israeli military drill sends message to Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel after an Israeli drill military drill simulated mock strikes on some 3,000 Hezbollah targets in one day

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How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Analysis: In an era of increasingly privatised warfare, Russia is spearheading the use of mercenaries to expand its influence.

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Libyans mark 2011 uprising with eyes on interim government

Tens years after the uprising that removed Qaddafi from power, Libyans are looking to the future with a new interim government.

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French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of a law to battle 'Islamist separatism', but critics call an attack on religious ...

UN warns battle for Marib threatens millions of Yemenis

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UN warns battle for Marib threatens millions of Yemenis

Mark Lowcock, the UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs, said an assault on the government's last northern stronghold would have ...

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Egypt to reopen embassy in Libyan capital

Egypt has announced that it will reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli following the formation of a new transitional government.

Biden effect: Saudi hastens trials, placates rivals

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Biden effect: Saudi hastens trials, placates rivals

Saudi Arabia is attempting to clean up its act as it braces for a policy reset in Washington.

Saudi textbooks slammed over 'hateful language' against religious minorities

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Saudi textbooks slammed over 'hateful language' against religious minorities

Human Rights Watch has found that the current school textbooks maintain language that disparages practices associated with religious minorities.

Yemeni government forces repel rebel attacks on key town

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Yemeni government forces repel rebel attacks on key town

Houthi rebels reportedly attacked Marib to the north, south and west of the city before being repelled by government forces, aided by air ...

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