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The Syrian regime has been positioning forces near rebel-held territory as Russian planes carry out airstrikes, as Idlib residents and Turkish troops prepare for a possible resumption of conflict.

Tunisian parliamentarian Abdul Latif Al-Alawi slammed Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates over their foreign policy.

Pompeo aid tried to 'bully' ex-State Department watchdog

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Pompeo aid tried to 'bully' ex-State Department watchdog

A department official and close friend of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo put pressure on the former inspector general to halt an investigation into Saudi arms sales.

Flooding leaves 16 dead, damages homes in Yemen

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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.

Yemen coronavirus programs might stop by end of June

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Yemen coronavirus programs might stop by end of June

The United Nations has warned it may have to stop its programs fighting coronavirus, which it says is 'already spreading rapidly' in Yemen.

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Sudan appoints new defence chief amid tensions with Ethiopia

Sudan has appointed a new defence minister amid tensions with Ethiopia over an attack by an Ethiopian militia group in Al-Qadarif province.

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Yemen donor summit fails to raise required $2.4bn

A donor summit aiming to raise $2.41 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen has only gathered half of the amount, with key player UAE donating no ...

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Saudi seeks to raise $2.3bn in Yemen donor conference

Saudi Arabia is seeking to raise billions of dollars for Yemen, despite leading a coalition that has been accused of war crimes in the war-torn ...

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UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate Yemen

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

Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

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Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

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

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Award-winning Yemen journalist Nabil Al-Qaiti assassinated in Aden

Photojournalist Nabil al-Qaiti, a prominent photojournalist documenting Yemen's conflict and a vocal supporter of the southern separatist ...

Saudi intensifies Yemen bombardment ahead of co-hosting aid conference

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Saudi intensifies Yemen bombardment ahead of co-hosting aid conference

Saudi Arabia, accused of committing 'war crimes' in Yemen, is hosting an emergency donor conference for the impoverished country.

Aden protests power outage under scorching 37-degree heat

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Aden protests power outage under scorching 37-degree heat

As the city battles increasing number of coronavirus-linked deaths, Aden has been plunged into darkness despite rising temperatures.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: First Covid-19 death reported in Bangladesh's refugee camps, Saudi Arabia's mosques reopen and Yemen's influx of migrants ...

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.

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Yemen's Houthis claim they are developing a coronavirus vaccine

The much-anticipated Covid-19 vaccine will emerge from Yemen's Houthis, the rebels' health minister vowed this week.

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Houthis 'benefit' from Iran, Iraq, Oman relations, official admits

A member of Yemen's Houthis' political council said the rebel group benefits from neighbouring Arab and Muslim relations, including Iraq, Iran ...

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Yemen urges action against UAE-backed forces for 'torturing journalist'

Aseel Suwaid, a young journalist in Yemen was abducted by UAE-backed forces and released with torture marks a month later.

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Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Comment: It's time Justin Trudeau met Saudi Arabia's abysmal human rights record with real action, and cancelled Canada's weapons sales, writes ...

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

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Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Could digital diplomacy be the answer to inequality and war in the Middle East?

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Six militia members ‘killed by IS’ in eastern Syria

Suspected IS militants have killed three members of the Syrian Democratic Forces ‘in a horrible way’ and three members of an Iran-backed militia ...

UN urges $2.4 billion for Yemen war, Covid-19 relief

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UN urges $2.4 billion for Yemen war, Covid-19 relief

The UN has urged for billions in aid to help Yemen cope with the war and coronavirus.

UN officials appeal for Yemen funding amid coronavirus pandemic

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UN officials appeal for Yemen funding amid coronavirus pandemic

UN agencies appealed to donors for emergency funds for Yemen, saying they were 'increasingly alarmed' about the rapid spread of coronavirus in ...

US may carry out wide-ranging operation against Iranian militias

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US may carry out wide-ranging operation against Iranian militias

Syrian opposition sources say the US and Syrian groups may carry out an air and ground operation against Iranian militias in eastern Syria.

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