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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.

Since the start of a Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi rebels in March 2015, the Yemeni riyal has lost more than two-thirds of its value.

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 port city.

'Over five million children at famine risk in Yemen'

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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 ...

'Suicide attempts' on Greek migrant island as arrivals spike

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'Suicide attempts' on Greek migrant island as arrivals spike

Suicide attempts have become common in overcrowded refugee camps in Lesbos.

Aaref Watad

Photoblog: Medics on the front-line in Syria's Idlib

In pictures: Medical staff protest against the anticipated regime assault in Idlib, as makeshift health centres continue to treat the injured, elderly and infirm.

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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 ...

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Mechanic denies lying to agents in US terrorism probe

Farheed Ahmed Khan, 60 was charged for lying to federal agents who suspected him of conducting terrorism-related activities.

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Trump called Sisi 'killer', according to explosive new book

An explosive tell all book on the inner-workings of the White House, alleges that Donald Trump called Sisi a killer, and mocked the Egyptian ...

Starvation could kill 600,000 children in war zones: <em>charity</em>

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Starvation could kill 600,000 children in war zones: charity

Using starvation as a weapon of war has become a 'new normal' in conflict, says Save the Children, with more hundreds of thousands of children ...

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Aid group calls for migrant evacuations from Tripoli

Doctors Without Borders warned thousands of migrants trapped in detention centres in Libya's capital Tripoli must be evacuated.

Sisi reminds Salah who's really King of Egypt

Sam Hamad

Sisi reminds Salah who's really King of Egypt

Comment: The Sisi regime's treatment of Salah is designed to take him down a peg or two, and reiterate that he's their property, writes Sam ...

Italy proposes rotating ports for refugee arrivals

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Italy proposes rotating ports for refugee arrivals

Italy has been turning away ships with migrants rescued at sea in a campaign to make EU countries take their share.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'found unconscious' in prison cell

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'found unconscious' in prison cell

British Iranian charity worker detained in Iran was rushed to hospital after being found unconscious as a result of an anxiety attack.

British-Iranian detainee Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns to Tehran jail

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British-Iranian detainee Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns to Tehran jail

A British-Iranian woman detained by Iran for sedition charges has been returned to jail after her recent release from a notorious Tehran prison.

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UN calls on EU to accept stranded 150 migrants

Italy stopped the majority of the migrants disembarking from the ship after they were rescued on August 15.

Malia Bouattia

Lana Del Rey, Palestine is always political

Comment: It's difficult to imagine a more political action than participating in the normalisation of occupied Palestine, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Reunited post-Aleppo battle, Syria medics mete out 'hope'

Doctors in Aleppo continue to treat children in need, after a global crowdfunding campaign gathered enough donations to rehabilitate and run a ...

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Tunisia denies Italy's claims of 'terrorist' migrants

Tunisian authorities have denied accusations made by Italy that migrants it arrested as they tried to cross the Mediterranean were 'terrorists'.

Egyptian-French Marxist thinker Samir Amin dies in Paris

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Egyptian-French Marxist thinker Samir Amin dies in Paris

A leading Arab leftist thinker has died in Paris, with tributes coming from across the world praising the controversial figure

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Spain and Germany push for greater migrant aid

Spain and Germany have agreed to push for greater EU help for North African countries that are a major point of departure for migrants and ...

Review: The Merchant of Syria

Usman Butt

Review: The Merchant of Syria

Book review: This is a compelling story about conflict and displacement, that teaches us about the importance of optimism, writes Usman Butt.

Israel closes field hospital for wounded Syrians

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Israel closes field hospital for wounded Syrians

The day clinic was set up in August 2017 and since then had provided medical care to some 6,800 Syrians.

Tomb-raiders: Medical students fuel grave-robbing in hunt for cadavers

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Tomb-raiders: Medical students fuel grave-robbing in hunt for cadavers

Egyptian medical students in Egypt are buying newly buried corpses from 'charity graves' after a shortage of training resources in ...

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