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Third of Yemen provinces on brink of famine: UN​

24 March, 2017

The United Nations warned on Friday that 60 percent Yemen's population is going hungry as a third of the war-torn country are on the brink of famine.

Coalition gathers to hear Trump's Islamic State plan

22 March, 2017

The 68-nation US-led coalition against the Islamic State group will meet in Washington on Wednesday to accelerate efforts to destroy the remaining jihadist strongholds in Iraq and Syria.

UN rejects Saudi-led coalition call to supervise Yemen port

21 March, 2017

The United Nations on Monday rejected a call by the Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen for the key port of Hodeidah to be placed under its supervision.

International quartet backs Libya's unity government

18 March, 2017

The Cairo meeting by representatives of United Nations, European Union, Arab League and African Union comes a day after gunmen opened fire at demonstrators protesting against militias in Libya's capital.

Tensions flare as Israel hits 'Hizballah targets' in Syria

17 March, 2017

Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria.

UN: Regime has turned Syria into 'torture chamber'

14 March, 2017

The UN rights chief warned Tuesday that a "tidal wave of bloodshed" over more than six years of war in Syria had effectively turned the country into a "torture chamber".

Another Kabul bombing leaves Afghanistan on tenterhooks

13 March, 2017

The Taliban's infamous Spring offensive seems well underway with another bombing leave Kabul shocked and wondering whether security forces can control the volatile situation.

Prominent British BDS supporter refused entry to Israel

13 March, 2017

Head of the London-based Palestine Solidarity Campaign Hugh Lanning was denied entry at Tel Aviv airport for promoting boycotts against Israel.

Turkey defies Netherlands over minister's campaigning visit

11 March, 2017

Mevlut Cavusoglu was pencilled in to address a planned rally in Rotterdam to gather support for a referendum in Turkey next month, aimed at boosting Erdogan's powers.

Netherlands refuses permission for planned Turkey FM flight

11 March, 2017

Mevlut Cavusoglu was pencilled in to address a planned rally in Rotterdam to gather support for a referendum in Turkey next month, aimed at boosting Erdogan's powers.

Amal Clooney urges Iraq to allow IS war-crimes probe

10 March, 2017

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney Thursday urged Iraq to agree to a UN investigation of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group and bring those responsible for crimes to justice.

Saudi-led coalition used cluster bombs in Yemen: Amnesty

09 March, 2017

Amnesty International accused the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting rebels in Yemen of using banned cluster munitions in raids on residential areas.

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