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A wedding procession in Yemen was hit by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, leaving at least ten women dead in the latest deadly attack in the war-torn country.

The Palestinian leader is visiting allies in Qatar to seek support over Jerusalem.

Nigeria troops arrest over 400 Boko Haram fighters

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Nigeria troops arrest over 400 Boko Haram fighters

Among those arrested were 167 Boko Haram fighters, 67 women and 173 children.

Egypt opens Gaza border for four days Egypt opens Gaza border for four days

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Egypt opens Gaza border for four days

Egypt has opened its largely sealed border with Gaza for only the second time since the Palestinian Authority took control of the crossing from ...

Dozens killed in two days of Yemen violence

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Dozens killed in two days of Yemen violence

Saudi-led airstrikes killed 28 Houthi rebels around Yemen's west coast, medics and security sources close to the insurgents said on Friday, as ...

Sam Hamad

Comrade Corbyn supports Russian imperialism in Syria

Comment: Corbyn's criticism of UK support for the Free Syrian Police, coupled with his support for Russian intervention, means he is on the wrong side of history, writes Sam Hamad.

Reza Marashi

Nikki Haley is not good at foreign policy

Comment: In a shameful performance at the UN, Nikki Haley cherry-picked her intelligence in a fashion eerily reminiscent of the 2002-2003 push ...

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Hunger at Damascus’ door as Assad blocks aid

Photos from Eastern Ghouta show children gaunt with hunger, their skin wrinkled and aged. Mothers are not producing milk and people are ...

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Top ally of slain Yemen ex-president flees capital: sources

The deputy head of Yemen's rebel administration has fled a crackdown by Houthi insurgents in Sanaa following the killing of his ally, ...

'No sign' Saudi-coalition easing Yemen port blockade: USAID

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'No sign' Saudi-coalition easing Yemen port blockade: USAID

USAID administrator Mark Green said there are no signs to suggest the Saudi-led coalition is easing its blockade on Yemeni ports to resume the ...

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South Sudan clashes leave more than 170 dead: lawmaker

Fighting between rival cattle herders in central South Sudan left more than 170 dead in the past week alone, a lawmaker said on Tuesday.

Strikes kill 12 in rebel-run Yemen prison camp

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Strikes kill 12 in rebel-run Yemen prison camp

A Houthi prison camp is the latest target of an intensified programme of Saudi bombings, leaving 12 dead and 80 wounded.

Civilians desperate for ceasefire in Yemen

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Civilians desperate for ceasefire in Yemen

Clashes between Yemen's warring factions have recently intensified, leaving civilians at greater risk from the country's ongoing conflict, which ...

Russia suspends Yemen diplomatic mission, moves to Riyadh

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Russia suspends Yemen diplomatic mission, moves to Riyadh

Russia suspended its diplomatic presence in Yemen and all its staff have left the country due to the situation in the capital Sanaa, official ...

Russia 'begins to withdraw' military from war-torn Syria

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Russia 'begins to withdraw' military from war-torn Syria

Russia said elements of Moscow’s military contingent to Syria had begun returning home on Monday, after Russian President Vladimir Putin ...

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Millions could starve as Saudis 'target Yemen food supplies'

Saudi Arabia's war tactic include targeting food supplies. Coupled with the harsh economic siege imposed on Yemen, as latest figures show a shocking 8.4 million at risk of famine

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US will counter Iran in post-war Iraq: diplomat

The United States' ambassador in Iraq says the defeat of IS will allow Iraq to reassert its sovereignty after three years of war.

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Guterres calls for end to 'stupid war' in Yemen

The UN Secretary-General has called for increased pressure on Saudi Arabia to end the conflict in Yemen.

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Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemen rebel 'training camp'

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a suspected Yemen rebel training camp northwest of the capital on Sunday killed at least 26 Houthi fighters, ...

Family hope Johnson's visit will help free Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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Family hope Johnson's visit will help free Zaghari-Ratcliffe

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson's trip to Tehran appears to have failed to secure the release of jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin ...

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Signs of US-Saudi rift after rare Washington criticism

US State Department chief Rex Tillerson has offered some mild, but rare, criticism of Saudi Arabia's foreign policy which has been driven by the ...

UK's Johnson in Iran to push for Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release UK's Johnson in Iran to push for Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release

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UK's Johnson in Iran to push for Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson has landed in Iran's capital to pressure to government to release an Iranian-British aid worker jailed on what ...

Saudi coalition airstrikes 'kill dozens' in northern Yemen

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Saudi coalition airstrikes 'kill dozens' in northern Yemen

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed more than 23 civilians in the country's north on Friday, Yemeni officials said, as the kingdom intensifies ...

Trump's Jerusalem announcement will only fuel repression of Palestinians

Thayer Hastings

Trump's Jerusalem announcement will only fuel repression of Palestinians

Comment: Israel's brutal practices targeting Palestinian residents of Jerusalem make life unlivable for many, writes Thayer Hastings.

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