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At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, which has displaced two million people, helped spawn a cholera epidemic, and created the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

The Houthi rebels said a short-range ballistic missile had been fired at a military "supply depot" on Saudi Arabia's western coast.

Lebanese demand release of tourist jailed for insulting Egypt

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Lebanese demand release of tourist jailed for insulting Egypt

Lebanese social media users have called on their government to petition Egyptian authorities to release a tourist jailed for "insulting" Egyptians in an online video.

UN backs efforts to start new Yemen peace talks

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UN backs efforts to start new Yemen peace talks

The Security Council on Thursday gave strong backing to efforts by UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths to start new talks between Yemen's warring ...

Tunisia commission proposes reforms strengthening women's and LGBT rights

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Tunisia commission proposes reforms strengthening women's and LGBT rights

Among the proposals are equal inheritance for women and decriminalising homosexuality.

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Dozens of migrants drown off the shore of Yemen

The United Nations Migration Agency said dozens of migrants drowned after their boat capsized off the shore of Yemen.

CJ Werleman

Denmark's burqa ban: A lurch towards secular extremism

Comment: Denmark is the latest European country to have exploited fears over refugees and terrorism for right-wing political gain, writes CJ ...

Rose Worden

Public Relations in the Trump era

Comment: Trump’s foreign policy has contributed to the emboldening of human rights abusers, writes Rose Worden.

Britain's role in Yemen: Radical change must happen now

Joe Odell

Britain's role in Yemen: Radical change must happen now

Comment: Through weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UK arms dealers continue to profit handsomely from the tragedy in Yemen, writes Joe Odell.

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Fresh cholera epidemic puts 13.8 million Yemenis at risk

Yemeni authorities have been urged to act immediately to prevent a cholera flare-up that could affect 13 million people, as the rainy season ...

Saudi Arabia bans unauthorised drone use after palace breach

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Saudi Arabia bans unauthorised drone use after palace breach

Saudi Arabia's interior ministry has banned the use of drones in the kingdom, after a security breach at a royal palace sparked fears of a coup ...

Toy drone near royal palace causes panic in Riyadh

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Toy drone near royal palace causes panic in Riyadh

Saudi forces on Saturday shot down an unidentified toy drone that hovered over a Riyadh neighbourhood home to royal palaces, prompting a ...

Yemen does the impossible: This week's Middle East football

Uri Levy

Yemen does the impossible: This week's Middle East football

A rare moment of joy for Yemen as the war-battered country celebrates its biggest football achievement ever, writes Uri Levy.

Diphtheria cases in war-torn Yemen 'top 1,300'

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Diphtheria cases in war-torn Yemen 'top 1,300'

Diphtheria was first reported in Yemen last October and is a contagious and potentially fatal disease that infects the throat and airways.

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Trump plans to tackle drug crisis by executing dealers

Donald Trump plans to tackle an opioid crisis in the US with tough new anti-drug laws including the death penalty for some dealers.

Afrah Nasser

In Yemen, women bear the brunt of war

Comment: Celebrating women's rights today in an apocalyptic situation like the one in Yemen, seems an extravagant thought, writes Afrah Nasser.

Ruqaya Izzidien

Theresa May must tell MbS to end male guardianship

Comment: Rather than celebrating Mohammed bin Salman's baby step reforms, Theresa May should amplify the voices of Saudi women calling for the ...

Justin Salhani

La Sposa Yemenita: The expression of women in Yemen

A new graphic novel aims to portray a Yemen beyond al-Qaeda, civil war and child marriage. Justin Salhani met its creator, Laura Silvia ...

Saudi pledges aid to Yemen cholera crisis it created

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Saudi pledges aid to Yemen cholera crisis it created

Saudi Arabia has pledged $11 million to help the World Health Organisation respond to Yemen's cholera crisis - a deadly epidemic ...

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Dozens hurt in US school shooting

US authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a suspect who is believed to have opened fire at a high school in Florida.

Will Europe ban weapons to countries fighting in Yemen?

Stasa Salacanin

Will Europe ban weapons to countries fighting in Yemen?

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE will no longer receive weapons from Germany and Norway, and many are wondering whether other European nations ...

The Iraq Report: IS 'caliph' excluded from 'most-wanted' list

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The Iraq Report: IS 'caliph' excluded from 'most-wanted' list

This week in Iraq: The government releases a list of its most-wanted fugitives, while Iraq’s southern city of Basra becomes a hub for organised ...

Sisi's pardon 'withdrawn' for Briton Laura Plummer, family distraught

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Sisi's pardon 'withdrawn' for Briton Laura Plummer, family distraught

Laura Plummer was expecting a presidential pardon from 'hell hole' Egyptian jail, only for the British Embassy to inform her family that there ...

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