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Abubakr is a journalist at al-Araby al-Jadeed English

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Two Yemeni weddings, two deadly airstrikes

30 September, 2015

Comment: Two airstrikes on Yemeni weddings in less than two years highlight the disregard shown to the lives of Yemeni civilians, writes Abubakr Al-Shamahi.

Just what refugees need: Banksy and Zuckerberg

28 September, 2015

Blog: Graffiti artist Banksy and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg have made proposals over the past few days attempting to help refugees.

Mecca crane disaster puts Binladin Group in the spotlight

17 September, 2015

Long-time favourites of the Saudi royals, the Binladin Group faces its biggest challenge since the global notoriety of its association with the name of Osama bin Laden.

UAE mourns losses in Yemen

14 September, 2015

The death of 53 Emirati soldiers this month in the Yemen war, the heaviest since the formation of the UAE in 1971, has deeply affected the Gulf nation.

Yemen war: Arab countries mass ground troops

10 September, 2015

Arab nations are massing ground forces as they escalate their battle against Houthis in Yemen's north, and in rebel-held Sanaa.

Syrian activists call for no-fly zone

08 September, 2015

Planet Syria, a coalition of opposition activists, are working to convince British MPs to back a no-fly zone in Syria.

Houthis confuse Yemeni YouTube comedy group for terror cell

08 September, 2015

Blog: The Rwabiit media production company saw its offices raided, and its equipment paraded as part of a fanciful uncovering of a 'terror cell' by the Houthis.

Singer Bob Geldof offers homes to refugees

04 September, 2015

Irish musician and humanitarian activist has said that his doors are open to refugees who need shelter.

Airstrikes in Yemen leave at least 11 Houthis dead

14 August, 2015

The Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeted Houthi positions in Marib province.

Arms cache find in Kuwait raises Shia militancy fears

14 August, 2015

The discovery of a huge arms dump near the Iraqi border, reportedly hidden by a Hizballah cell, followed the arrest of three men.

Storm clouds gather over Tel Aviv Sur Seine

12 August, 2015

Paris council sparks row with 'Tel Aviv on the Seine' event, which celebrates Israeli city with a temporary beach. Some say it ignores Palestinian injustice, claims branded 'anti-Semitic' by others.

Saudi newborn missing from hospital for 25 years

06 August, 2015

Parents Mazi and Ateeqa al-Jahdali continue to look for their son, who disappeared from a Mecca hospital 25 years ago.

Abubakr al-Shamahi
Abubakr al-Shamahi

Abubakr is a journalist at al-Araby al-Jadeed English

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