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Civilian casualties have increased by 164 percent since pro-government forces, backed by Saudi coalition air strikes, launched an assault on Hodeida.

Shop assistant Laura Plummer was hoping to convince judges she did not know Tramadol was illegal before taking it into the country.

Saudis trying to quash Yemen war crimes probe: HRW

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Saudis trying to quash Yemen war crimes probe: HRW

Human Rights Watch accused Saudi Arabia of attempting to shut down a UN-backed war crimes investigation in Yemen, where it is leading a coalition battling Houthi rebels.

China-US trade war impact on the Middle East

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China-US trade war impact on the Middle East

High tensions and ongoing trade war between US and China has shaken the global economy. The Middle East could become one of the main ...

Renewed battle for Yemen's Hodeida sparks humanitarian crisis fears

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Renewed battle for Yemen's Hodeida sparks humanitarian crisis fears

Saudi-backed government forces launched a series of attacks on rebel-held Hodeida, birthing fresh fears for civilian casualties in the western ...

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'Over five million children at famine risk in Yemen'

Any disruption to food and fuel supplies coming through Yemen's Hodeida port may cause starvation on an unprecedented scale, Save the Children warned on Wednesday.

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Egypt hotel couple's deaths 'inconclusive' after autopsy

British holidaymakers John and Susan Cooper died last month after falling ill suddenly during an all-inclusive stay at a plush hotel in Hurghada.

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Saudi wealth fund takes out unprecedented $11bn loan

The kingdom is increasingly cash-strapped as it seeks funds to finance its expensive and sweeping economic and social reform programmes.

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Ethiopia, Eritrea to sign peace accord in Saudi Arabia

A landmark meeting in July between leaders of the two countries ended decades of diplomatic and armed battles between the two sides.

Yemen's Houthis launch cross-border missile at Jizan: rebel media

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Yemen's Houthis launch cross-border missile at Jizan: rebel media

Houthi rebels in Yemen said they launched a cross-border missile targeting Saudi Arabia's Jizan province.

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Tunisia struggles to host refugees saved at sea

Most refugees who reached Tunisia illegally hope to head to Europe as they struggle to survive in the country's only migrant centre.

Hodeida fighting could threaten vital food shipment: WFP

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Hodeida fighting could threaten vital food shipment: WFP

The UN agency said that a recent bout of fighting could jeopardise a 46,000 ton shipment of wheat that would supply 3.5 million Yemenis with ...

Al-Wali: A taste of Oman in the Welsh capital

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Al-Wali: A taste of Oman in the Welsh capital

Yalla, let's eat! Cardiff is the unlikely setting of Al-Wali, the only Omani restaurant in the UK.

'Alarming' situation in Yemen's Hodeida puts aid at risk

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'Alarming' situation in Yemen's Hodeida puts aid at risk

The UN warned Friday that shelling and airstrikes in Yemen's Hodeida province have targeted humanitarian workers and infrastructure, threatening ...

UK investigation into Egypt hotel deaths 'could take months'

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UK investigation into Egypt hotel deaths 'could take months'

A senior coroner has said that an investigation into the deaths of a British couple in Egypt could take 'several months' as a UK Home Office ...

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Yemeni civilian lives 'hang in balance' in Hodeida: UN

The UN's humanitarian coordinator for Yemen said families in Yemen's Hodeida province are living in fear of shelling and airstrikes.

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Egypt coroner rules E. coli killed British couple

An E. Coli outbreak led to the deaths of a British couple on holiday in Egypt, the coroner in the investigation into their deaths has ruled.

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Yemen's pro-government forces capture routes leading to Hodeida

Pro-government forces have captured two key routes which lead towards the 'ghost town' port city of Hodeida.

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Dubai port operator to sue Djibouti

DP World has said it will pursue legal action against the Djibouti government after the part nationalisation of a port part-owned by the ...

Gaza diet: How Israel's calorie control left Palestinians hungry

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Gaza diet: How Israel's calorie control left Palestinians hungry

Social justice group Visualizing Palestine highlights the effects of Israel's restrictions on food imports on Gazan households.

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Djibouti defies UAE by nationalising container port

The Horn of Africa country has defied threats by the UAE and nationalised a port on the Djibouti coast.

Dozens dead in Hodeida after Yemen peace talks collapse

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Dozens dead in Hodeida after Yemen peace talks collapse

Peace talks between the Saudi-backed government and Iran-backed Houthi rebels collapsed on Saturday, sparking a new round of fighting in the ...

Mattis holds UAE talks after warning over Yemen war

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Mattis holds UAE talks after warning over Yemen war

The Pentagon chief previously warned the US backing Yemen's war was "not unconditional".

'We just didn't make it': Yemen peace talks collapse

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'We just didn't make it': Yemen peace talks collapse

Peace talks in Geneva have failed to get off the ground after a Houthi no-show.

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