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Feature: As Yemen's war rages on, many women are now seeking their own ways to eke out a living for their families to survive through the tough economic circumstances.

Gaza is one of the most densely populated territories on the planet, with two million Palestinians crammed into just 362 square kilometres – and unable to leave

MbS slapped with lawsuit during trip to France

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MbS slapped with lawsuit during trip to France

A human rights group has filed a lawsuit against the crown prince claiming Saudi Arabia is knowingly targeting civilians as part of its bombing campaign in Yemen.

Douma: Hospitals shut down and bodies out of reach

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Douma: Hospitals shut down and bodies out of reach

Survivors and local medical sources in Eastern Ghouta say that there are no local medical facilities to treat survivors due to regime ...

Trump: 'big price to pay' over Syria chemical attack

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Trump: 'big price to pay' over Syria chemical attack

US President Donald Trump called his Syrian counterpart an 'animal' in a series of angered tweets over Saturday night's chemical attack in Douma.

Rouf Dar

Indian war crimes in Kashmir must end now

Comment: India is engaged in every kind of war crimes denounced by international humanitarian law, writes Rouf Dar.

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Bangladesh begins relocating Rohingya refugees ahead of monsoon

Authorities have started moving Rohingya refugees to higher land as the threat of potentially deadly landslides and floods looms closer.

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Hundreds of African migrants detained in Yemen's Aden

More than 600 migrants who fled a range of countries along the Horn of Africa are detained and awaiting deportation in Yemen's temporary capital.

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Amnesty slams US, UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen make a "mockery" of global arms treaties, said Amnesty International.

Saudi airstrike kills 10 civilians in Yemen

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Saudi airstrike kills 10 civilians in Yemen

The airstrike hit the Ouled Amer village, destroying one home and leaving ten civilians dead.

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Riyadh, Washington must pursue 'urgent efforts' for Yemen peace

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that Washington and Riyadh must pursue "urgent efforts" to bring a ...

Saudi foreign minister compares Yemen intervention to Mexican-American war

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Saudi foreign minister compares Yemen intervention to Mexican-American war

During a high-profile meeting with Saudi Arabia's crown Prince, Donald Trump promised to push through with multi-billion dollar arms deals with ...

Senate rejects bid to end support for Yemen war

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Senate rejects bid to end support for Yemen war

A rare effort to overrule presidential military authorisation that could have ended US involvement in Yemen has been rejected after senators ...

France could face lawsuits over Saudi, UAE arms deals

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France could face lawsuits over Saudi, UAE arms deals

French arms manufacturers who have the consent of the government in Paris to sell weapons to Riyadh could face lawsuits over the use of their ...

UAE-backed force expanding reach in south Yemen, say officials

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UAE-backed force expanding reach in south Yemen, say officials

Yemeni officials have said local forces backed by the UAE are expanding their reach in the country's south, where they have clashed with forces ...

Emile Nakhleh

Pompeo's appointment bodes ill for the Middle East

The appointment of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state does not bode well for the people of the Middle East, and could damage US standing in the region.

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Iran, Russia and Turkey hold Syria talks in Astana

Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran, Sergei Lavrov of Russia and Mevlut Cavusoglu of Turkey convened in the Kazakh capital Astana on Friday.

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Palestinians reject 'stakeholder' US meeting

The White House extended an invitation to the Palestinian Authority as the humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip worsen.

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'National disgrace': UK MPs slam £100m Saudi aid deal

Labour's shadow aid minister has led condemnation of the UK government's hypocritical deals of both weapons and aid to Saudi Arabia's ...

Britain to sell 48 fighter jets to Saudi Arabia

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Britain to sell 48 fighter jets to Saudi Arabia

News of the sale comes as Crown Prince and de facto Saudi ruler Mohammed bin Salman visits the UK amid protests.

Stasa Salacanin

Divergent Saudi and Emirati agendas deepen Yemen crisis

The war in Yemen has spiralled out of control as Saudi and UAE allies turn on each other in Aden, undermining the image of a unified Saudi-led ...

Senators force vote on US involvement in Yemen war

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Senators force vote on US involvement in Yemen war

A group os US senators led by Bernie Sanders are campaigning to end US involvement in Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen, in what they call a ...

Two children killed, eight wounded in Yemen airstrike

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Two children killed, eight wounded in Yemen airstrike

Two children died and eight were wounded in an air raid on Saada governorate on Tuesday.

Obscuring Assad's genocide in Syria

Sam Hamad

Obscuring Assad's genocide in Syria

Comment: Indulging Russian and Syrian regime lies, quite literally paves the way for the murder of a people, writes Sam Hamad.

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