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HSBC has been targeted by activists in the UK over its links to weapon makers arming Israel.

Civilians and humanitarian workers who signed 'ceasefire' deals with the Syrian regime that assured their safety are now being arrested on a daily basis, according to local sources.

Britain drifts towards repressive regimes as no-deal Brexit looms

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Britain drifts towards repressive regimes as no-deal Brexit looms

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Israel jostle for position at the top of the Conservative government's list of ideal trading partners, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

IS ambush kills 21 Syrian regime fighters in Suweida

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IS ambush kills 21 Syrian regime fighters in Suweida

The attack late on Monday in Syria's southern province of Suweida came as US-backed forces advanced against the militants on the border with ...

Germany considers joining US-led strikes on Syria

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Germany considers joining US-led strikes on Syria

The move would also signal a U-turn for Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has previously said Germany would not take part in 'military missions' in ...

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US warns Syrian regime chemical attack is being planned

A new Syrian regime chemical attack in being planned, according to the US.

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UK media regulator bans 'Saudi propaganda' on British television

Saudi Arabia will no longer be allowed to air advertisements promoting its 'reform' programme across British television and radio stations, ...

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UN says Idlib offensive could spark 'worst humanitarian emergency'

The UN's director of humanitarian operations has urged Security Council members to act fast to avoid an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe ...

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Russia warns US against 'reckless' intervention in Syria

Russia warned the US against recklessness after it announced its preparation to retaliate against Assad should he use chemical weapons ...

Senior al-Qaeda leader killed in Yemen

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Senior al-Qaeda leader killed in Yemen

A senior al-Qaeda leader was killed while fighting Houthi rebels alongside government forces in Yemen’s Marib.

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US, UK, France to 'act against Assad chemical attacks'

The US, Britain and France say they will take action against the brutal Assad regime's chemical weapons attacks.

Keep Russia's Putin in check, <em>UK</em> tells US

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Keep Russia's Putin in check, UK tells US

In UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt's first major policy speech, he urged the US and Europe to do more to keep Russia in check.

US-made bomb 'discovered at Yemen school bus bomb site'

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US-made bomb 'discovered at Yemen school bus bomb site'

Remnants of US-made bomb were reportedly found at the site of the Saudi strike on a Yemeni school bus in Saada confirmed to have killed 51 ...

Toll from blast in Syria's Idlib rises to 69

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Toll from blast in Syria's Idlib rises to 69

The death toll of an explosion at a weapons depot in northwestern Syria has risen to 69, including 17 children, according to the Syrian ...

Call for Yemen ceasefire as Hodeida attacks escalate

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Call for Yemen ceasefire as Hodeida attacks escalate

A Save the Children poll found more than half of the British public want the UK Government to call for a ceasefire in Yemen.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Is the US-Saudi love affair coming to an end?

Analysis: Growing outrage over Washington's complicity in the Yemen war is leading lawmakers to fight against US military support for Saudi Arabia, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Malia Bouattia

Women like us: British Muslimahs resist

Comment: As Muslim women we are held up as examples as long as our resistance is considered acceptable, and not a threat, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Hodeidah becomes breeding ground for cholera: Save the Children

The coastal city of Hodeidah has been the target of a UAE and Saudi-led military alliance. A potential siege on the Yemeni port city could be ...

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Israel evacuates White Helmets in multinational resettlement mission

Jordan authorised the UN to organise the passage of 800 Syrian citizens via Israel, to be resettled in western countries, the kingdom said.

Houthi 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.

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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 ...

What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

CJ Werleman

What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

Comment: What will Britain's new foreign secretary mean for Palestinians? CJ Werleman explores.

Belgium suspends licenses for arms exports to Saudi Arabia

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Belgium suspends licenses for arms exports to Saudi Arabia

A Belgian court revoked a number of licenses for arms exports to Saudi Arabia, citing human rights concerns amid a controversial war on Yemen.

French media watchdog warns Russia's RT over Syria report

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French media watchdog warns Russia's RT over Syria report

A controversial June draft law would make it easier for France to censor broadcasters like Russia Today in efforts to combat "fake news".

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