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Yemen's Hodeida calm after ceasefire takes effect

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Yemen's Hodeida calm after ceasefire takes effect

Calm blanketed Yemen's embattled Hodeida city, just hours after clashes in the early hours of Tuesday.

Date of publication: 18 December, 2018

Trump ban stops Yemeni mother from seeing dying baby

Sana Uqba

Trump ban stops Yemeni mother from seeing dying baby

The Council on American-Islamic Relations, which is assisting the young family, said it filed a formal letter with US authorities to allow the Yemeni mother to visit her dying son.

UAE superclub Al-Ain shock at football's Club World Cup

Uri Levy

UAE superclub Al-Ain shock at football's Club World Cup

The Emirati champions have been on a winning streak at the world's top club tournament, reports Uri Levy.

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to wear Palestinian gown at swear-in

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Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to wear Palestinian gown at swear-in

Democratic rep-elect Tlaib made history in November by becoming the first ...

Canada considers scrapping Saudi arms deal over Yemen, Khashoggi

The New Arab & agencies

Canada considers scrapping Saudi arms deal over Yemen, Khashoggi

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Truedau said his government is trying to find a way to cancel weapons deals with Saudi Arabia amid mounting criticism.

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as 'interference'

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Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as 'interference'

Saudi Arabia slammed as "interference" recent US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

War criminals unite: Assad greets Sudan's al-Bashir in Damascus

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War criminals unite: Assad greets Sudan's al-Bashir in Damascus

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday became the first Arab leader to visit Syria since the war began almost eight years ago.

China's plans to invest $20 billion in Egypt collapse

The New Arab

China's plans to invest $20 billion in Egypt collapse

Plans for a Chinese company to invest $20 million into a new capital east of Cairo have collapsed, Egyptian officials say.

'Jealous' murderer admits killing Syrian ex-partner and her mother

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'Jealous' murderer admits killing Syrian ex-partner and her mother

Victim Raneem Oudeh called police several times saying she felt unsafe in her home. She was on the phone to a 999 call handler when Tarin ...

The New Arab & agencies

Malaysia files charges against Goldman over 1MDB scandal

Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of its former employees over the scandal surrounding state fund.

Uptick in US strikes on al-Shabab militants in Somalia

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Uptick in US strikes on al-Shabab militants in Somalia

The US has announced a series of air strikes on al-Shabab militant targets in Somalia.

Palestinians, UN launch funding appeal after brutal 
cuts

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinians, UN launch funding appeal after brutal cuts

Humanitarian relief is needed for 1.4 million Palestinians, with 77 percent of the aid sought going to Gaza.

The New Arab & agencies

Morocco trials of al-Hirak al-Shaabi activists 'flawed': Amnesty International

Amnesty International has pointed to serious errors in the trials of Moroccan activists in 2016 and 2017.

Israeli forces partially demolish home of Palestinian family

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Israeli forces partially demolish home of Palestinian family

A second Palestinian home has been destroyed in the West Bank by Israeli forces.

Taliban 'meeting US officials in UAE' for further talks

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Taliban 'meeting US officials in UAE' for further talks

The Taliban have announced that they are holding another meeting with US officials on Monday in the UAE.

Comoros opposition leaders sentenced to life with hard labour

The New Arab & agencies

Comoros opposition leaders sentenced to life with hard labour

Fears of growing authoritarianism in the Comoros Islands have re-emerged after opposition leaders were given harsh sentences.

UN urges Yemen's warring parties to halt Hodeida clashes

The New Arab

UN urges Yemen's warring parties to halt Hodeida clashes

Clashes have broken out in Hodeida, despite the city being covered by a ceasefire.

UN calls for 'credible' investigation into Khashoggi murder

The New Arab & agencies

UN calls for 'credible' investigation into Khashoggi murder

Turkey's foreign minister had earlier spoken of talks with the UN over a probe into the journalist's murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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