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Russia is expected to veto a resolution that will impose sanctions on regional ally Iran for supplying weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen

Comment: The glaring fragility of the legitimate state lies exposed. This does not help the national project, writes Nadia al-Sakkaf.

Deep political complexity awaits Yemen's new UN envoy

Khalid Al-Karimi

Deep political complexity awaits Yemen's new UN envoy

As the war in Yemen continues, the UN's new envoy for the country faces many challenges, but is being welcomed by the leadership of main parties to the brutal conflict.

UN draft calls for 'measures' over Iran arming <em>Houthis</em>

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UN draft calls for 'measures' over Iran arming Houthis

The UN security council may be considering a draft resolution that will condemn Tehran for supplying Yemen's Houthi weapons with missiles that ...

'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

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'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

Tensions between the two countries have been building in recent months, with Israel fearing that Iran is trying to establish a permanent ...

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Draft UN resolution targets Iran's role in Yemen

The UK, US and France have put forward a draft resolution to condemn Iran for failing to prevent Houthi rebels in Yemen from obtaining ballistic missiles.

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Yemen PM seeks reconciliation after deadly Aden clashes

Yemen's prime minister appealed on Wednesday for reconciliation with southern separatists after deadly clashes last month.

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Yemen commander praises Saudi Arabia after airstrike kills civilians

General Nasser al-Dhaybani praised the Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, in which 60 percent of victims have been civilians, calling them ...

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Saudis are occupiers, says Yemen's first female Nobel laureate

Tawakkol Karman, the first Yemeni and Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, has been sacked by her party for criticising Saudi role in the ...

Saudi coalition kills eight, including child in Yemen airstrike

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Saudi coalition kills eight, including child in Yemen airstrike

The Saudi-led coalition has killed eight people, including one child and wounding dozens more in an airstrike on a police station in Yemen's ...

Khalid Al-Karimi

Yemen in 2018: Deepening war or nearing peace?

Analysis: Politicians and warlords have the stamina to continue the war indefinitely, but the people of Yemen are paying the price, writes ...

UAE and Saudi officials meet to end Aden clashes UAE and Saudi officials meet to end Aden clashes

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UAE and Saudi officials meet to end Aden clashes

Officials from Abu Dhabi and Riyadh have met to end battles between UAE-backed southern separatists and forces loyal to Yemen's ...

UAE 'defeats Saudi Arabia' as Emirati-backed separatists seize Aden

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UAE 'defeats Saudi Arabia' as Emirati-backed separatists seize Aden

Yemeni separatist forces backed by the UAE seized control of Aden only two days after the Southern Resistance Forces (SRF) reached the ...

Trump's 'sovereignty safeguards' leave Yemeni refugees for dead

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Trump's 'sovereignty safeguards' leave Yemeni refugees for dead

Comment: The US is opting out of global solutions to share responsibility for the burden of migration which it has promulgated, writes Rose ...

Trump warns UN envoys on Iran's 'destabilising' efforts

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Trump warns UN envoys on Iran's 'destabilising' efforts

Trump has accused Iran of destabilising the region, citing a Houthi missile fired at Saudi Arabia.

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Yemen PM to flee Aden, UAE-backed separatists reach palace

Heavy fighting intensified at night after the two sides used tank and artillery on the second day of an attempted "coup" in Aden, military sources said.

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Yemen president orders forces to stand down in Aden

Fighting in the southern Yemen city of Aden has left at least 15 people dead, and thrown the war-torn country into further chaos and threatens ...

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Yemen PM accuses southern separatists of Aden coup attempt

Yemen security sources said that pro-separatist units trained and backed by the United Arab Emirates have taken over the government headquarters ...

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Yemenis continue to struggle despite loosening of Saudi blockade

Although Saudi Arabia has eased a blockade on war-torn Yemen, desperately needed aid is still not reaching those most in need as the country ...

Heavy fighting in Houthi-besieged Taiz kills 48

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Heavy fighting in Houthi-besieged Taiz kills 48

Dozens were killed in the besieged city of Taiz as fighting intensified between the Iran-backed Houthi rebels and local resistance forces

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Paul Ryan tours Middle East to 'smash Iranian threat'

The US house speaker said in the UAE that Washington wants to challenge Iran's ability to threaten the region with ballistic missiles and stop ...

Saudi-backed Yemen PM welcomes 'new UN Envoy to Yemen'

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Saudi-backed Yemen PM welcomes 'new UN Envoy to Yemen'

“Peace is possible in Yemen if the international community can persuade or oblige the Houthis to implement the international ...

UN Security Council to inspect 'Iranian-made' Houthi missile debris

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UN Security Council to inspect 'Iranian-made' Houthi missile debris

UN Security Council representatives will travel to Washington to investigate missile fragments recovered from an attack on Saudi Arabia.

Tensions simmer between Yemen's government and southern secessionists

Khalid Al-Karimi

Tensions simmer between Yemen's government and southern secessionists

In-depth: A huge cash injection and a new budget are signs of promise in the war-torn country, but old divisions threaten to undermine any ...

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