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The International Committee of the Red Cross warned around 600,000 people could contract cholera in Yemen this year.

Shocking video footage has emerged appearing to show Yemeni militants, bearing the flag of the United Arab Emirates, beheading and executing detainees in the war-torn country.

<em>Yemen</em> situation a 'shame on humanity': CARE Yemen situation a 'shame on humanity': CARE

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Yemen situation a 'shame on humanity': CARE

The head of anti-poverty NGO CARE International denounced the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen, which is also suffering from a cholera epidemic, as "an absolute shame on humanity".

Yemen's children are suffering a man-made health catastrophe

Khalid Al-Karimi

Yemen's children are suffering a man-made health catastrophe

Comment: A deadly combination of cholera, hunger and child recruitment is plaguing the Yemen's future generation, writes Khalid al-Karimi.

'Don't whitewash Saudi crimes against Yemen's children', charity warns

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'Don't whitewash Saudi crimes against Yemen's children', charity warns

UN warned against setting a dangerous precedent by omitting the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen from a blacklist of children's rights ...

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Saudi palace coup: Bin Salman 'exploited rival's painkiller addiction'

Details have emerged of Mohammed Bin Salman's plot to oust his elder, more experienced cousin as heir to the Saudi throne.

Uri Levy

Transfers and tribulations: This week in Middle East football

Blog: What impact will the Gulf blockade have on Qatar's World Cup? Rumours of demands made of FIFA, as well as usual transfer speculation, has ...

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20 Yemeni civilians killed in 'Saudi-led coalition' airstrike

At least 20 displaced civilians were killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition in the southwestern province of Taiz, the UN and ...

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Saudi-led coalition blocks UN aid to Yemeni capital

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen prevented a United Nations flight carrying aid agency staff from travelling to the capital ...

Iran slams new US sanctions, responds with its own

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Iran slams new US sanctions, responds with its own

Iran responded to new US sanctions against its ballistic missile programme with its own sanctions against Americans on Tuesday, official news ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Foreign funded extremism in the West: Politics vs evidence

Comment: When it comes to Saudi funding of extremist Wahhabi ideologies believed to contribute to violent extremism, the UK and others walk a ...

Zarif: Iran not seeking confrontation with Saudi Arabia

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Zarif: Iran not seeking confrontation with Saudi Arabia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that he hopes Tehran can work together with Riyadh to end the conflicts in both ...

Trump keeps Iran deal, but threatens more sanctions

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Trump keeps Iran deal, but threatens more sanctions

The Trump administration faced a new congressional deadline on Monday to say whether Iran has curbed its nuclear weapons programme in line with ...

Bank robbers force <em>Yemen</em> banks to close

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Bank robbers force Yemen banks to close

Yemeni banks and money lenders have declared a three-day strike after a wave of armed robberies in the southern port of Aden.

<em>Yemen</em> troops killed in suspected AQAP attack: army

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Yemen troops killed in suspected AQAP attack: army

A suspected al-Qaeda attack killed at least five Yemeni soldiers and wounded three others on Sunday, an army source said.

Charlie Hoyle

Qatar blockade escalates Gulf crackdown on free expression

In-depth: Freedom of expression has dramatically deteriorated in Gulf States since a Saudi-led blockade on Qatar last month, exacerbating a long-standing pattern of repressive censorship.

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Saudi-led bloc demanded FIFA 'strip Qatar of World Cup’

A Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar has reportedly urged football’s governing body to strip the Gulf nation of hosting the 2022 World Cup, ...

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WHO: Yemen cholera outbreak could spread at Hajj pilgrimage

The World Health Organisation fears that cholera - which often shows no symptoms - could spread from Yemen to millions of pilgrims at ...

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Trump asks court to block latest travel ban ruling

Trump's administration has challenged a Supreme Court ruling allowing grandparents to be exempt from the travel ban affecting travellers and ...

UAE 'looking to ditch' Yemen's President Hadi for Saleh

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UAE 'looking to ditch' Yemen's President Hadi for Saleh

Reports have been emerging of a split between Riyadh-based President Hadi and UAE's Prince Mohammed bin Zayed since February, and now the UAE ...

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US judge rules grandparents exempt from Trump travel ban

Grandparents will be included in the US government's definition of 'close family, allowing grandmas and pas to circumvent Trump's travel ban on ...

Anti-Qatar countries to drop demand on Al-Jazeera's closure

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Anti-Qatar countries to drop demand on Al-Jazeera's closure

An anti-Qatar coalition of Arab nations look set to back down on a demand on Doha to close flagship media network Al-Jazeera.

UN blames <em>Yemen</em> warring sides for 'man-made' cholera crisis

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UN blames Yemen warring sides for 'man-made' cholera crisis

The UN aid chief has blamed Yemen's warring parties and their foreign backers for a 'man-made' cholera outbreak affecting 320,000 people.

Iranian doctor detained at US airport despite holding visa

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Iranian doctor detained at US airport despite holding visa

Boston Children's Hospital said that Dr Mohsen Dehnavi was prevented from entering the country with his wife and three young children at the ...

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