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Saudi Arabia's state-owned defence company has forged a deal with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia for a joint venture to build five warships, state media said.

China's president will visit the UAE on Thursday, with final preparations underway for the high-profile visit.

Yemen's Houthis claim 'drone attack' on Saudi Aramco facility

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Yemen's Houthis claim 'drone attack' on Saudi Aramco facility

Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed that a drone attack was the reason for a fire at a Saudi Aramco plant on Wednesday. The oil giant has denied the claims.

<em>Houthi</em> leader willing to give UN control of Hodeida

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Houthi leader willing to give UN control of Hodeida

Yemen's rebel leader said is he willing to give UN control of the key Hodeida port, in an interview with French media.

Three injured in Saudi Arabia following 'Yemen projectile attack'

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Three injured in Saudi Arabia following 'Yemen projectile attack'

A projectile fired from Yemen has injured three people, including a child, when it hit the southern Saudi region of Jizan.

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Controversial UK arms fair kicks-off, despite human rights outcry

BAE Systems, MBDA, and Raytheon, which make combat aircraft and bombs used by Saudi forces in Yemen, will attend an international arms fair in the UK this week.

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Three killed as worker opens fire at Saudi-Yemen border

A Saudi immigration worker opened fire at the only open border crossing between the kingdom and Yemen on Sunday, killing his colleague and a ...

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile towards Najran

The Iran-backed Houthi rebels fired a missile from Saada towards bordering Najran.

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Tortured, detained, disappeared: UAE abuses rife in southern Yemen

Security forces trained and financed by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen have engaged in enforced disappearances, torture and ...

Saudi Arabia pardons soldiers over Yemen conflict

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Saudi Arabia pardons soldiers over Yemen conflict

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, which has displaced two million people, helped spawn a cholera epidemic, and ...

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Yemeni refugees spark racist backlash in South Korea

Discrimination against Yemeni refugees is widespread, with many openly mocked on public transport for being "dirty" or "smelly", and refused ...

UN envoy meets Yemen president in push for truce

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UN envoy meets Yemen president in push for truce

The UN envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths met with President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi on Tuesday, in the latest efforts to broker a truce between ...

Saudi Arabia says <em>Houthi</em> missile intercepted from Yemen

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Saudi Arabia says Houthi missile intercepted from Yemen

The Houthi rebels said a short-range ballistic missile had been fired at a military "supply depot" on Saudi Arabia's western coast.

Hodeida: From hell of war to displacement camps

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Hodeida: From hell of war to displacement camps

Comment: The glimmer of hope may come to light too late for the people of Hodeda, writes a Yemeni journalist.

Pompeo slams Iran during first UAE visit

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Pompeo slams Iran during first UAE visit

Pompeo met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, while on his short trip to the UAE.

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UAE-backed troops take over Aden airport from Yemen government

The transport minister in Yemen's internationally recognised government has said UAE security forces have taken control of all of its capital Aden, bar the presidential palace

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UAE extends compulsory military service to 16 months

The UAE's armed forces says it has extended its mandatory military service for some by four months.

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Officials: Fighting around Hodeida has killed over 100 people

More than 165 people from both sides of the conflict have been killed as the battle for the key port city rages on.

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Hundreds stranded after Saudi ban on SUVs entering Yemen

Saudi authorities have banned Yemenis attempting to cross into the war-torn country by road from using 4x4 vehicles, local sources told The New ...

Drone strike kills seven suspected al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen

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Drone strike kills seven suspected al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen

Yemen security officials said the aircraft that carried out the strike was American.

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UN backs efforts to start new Yemen peace talks

The Security Council on Thursday gave strong backing to efforts by UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths to start new talks between Yemen's warring ...

UN envoy holds 'fruitful' talks with Yemen <em>Houthi</em> chief

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UN envoy holds 'fruitful' talks with Yemen Houthi chief

Martin Griffiths' shuttle diplomacy in Yemen seeks to avert all-out fighting in the key port city of Hodeida.

Saudi-led coalition airstrike 'kills 11' at Yemen wedding party

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Saudi-led coalition airstrike 'kills 11' at Yemen wedding party

At least 11 people have been killed after Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombed a wedding in the rebel-held northern province of Saada, the ...

Saudi coalition hits <em>Houthi</em> rebels outside Yemen's Hodeida

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Saudi coalition hits Houthi rebels outside Yemen's Hodeida

Hodeida is the latest battlefront in a war that has killed nearly 10,000 people since 2015 and pushed Yemen to the brink of famine.

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