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    Desperate and forgotten: The bombs keep on coming, and Yemenis keep on dying

    These days, it feels as though our thoughts and feelings cannot keep up with the humanitarian crises and catastrophes unfolding around us.From the ethnic cleansing taking place in Myanmar against the Rohingy.

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    UN Blacklists Saudi-led Coalition for Killing Children in Yemen

    The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen was on Friday placed on a UN blacklist for killing and maiming children, drawing fresh calls from rights groups to step up pressure on Riyadh over the conflict.

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    EU parliament votes for embargo on arms sales to Saudi Arabia

    The European parliament voted by a large majority for an EU-wide ban on arms sales to the kingdom, citing the “disastrous humanitarian situation” as a result of “Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen”. 

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    Yemen: Hiding Behind Coalition’s Unlawful Attacks

    Members of the Saudi-led coalition have sought to avoid international legal liability by refusing to provide information on their role in alleged unlawful airstrikes in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said today.

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    Saudi airstrikes killed 42 civilians in 1 week:UN

    Airstrikes by a coalition under the leadership of the regime in Riyadh against civilian targets across Yemen have killed 42 more civilians, including a number of children, over the past week, the United Nations human.

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    Fresh Saudi airstrikes kill dozens in Yemen’s Sana’a

    Meanwhile, the Saudi air raids, which targeted security centers in the south of Sana’a City, killed two Yemenis and injured over 10 others, according to the report.

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    13 things you need to know about Yemen

    War, famine, poverty and al-Qaeda are just some of the keywords that tend to pop up when discussing the "Middle East's poorest nation" – Yemen.However, the truth is, Yemen boasts a rich history.

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    Saudi Crown Prince 'wants out' of Yemen war

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince has told two former American officials that he "wants out" of the two-year war he started in Yemen, and that he is not against US rapprochement with Iran, according to leaked emails.

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    The United States Is Complicit in the Destruction of Yemen

    The United States has had a dismal track record managing conflicts in the Middle East in recent years, but in Yemen, it is currently abetting a humanitarian disaster that could ultimately rival Syria and Iraq.

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    Int'l Red Cross warns of rising air strikes against civilians in Yemen

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warned Tuesday of the rising trend recently of air strikes targeting civilians in Yemen, urging for an end to such practices.

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    British court rejects bid to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia

    London’s High Court on Monday rejected a claim by campaigners that Britain’s multi-billion-pound arms sales to Saudi Arabia should be halted because they were being used in Yemen in violation of international.

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    Yemen forces kill 6 of Saudi's mercenaries

    Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees loyal to the Houthi Ansarullah movement, have killed half a dozen of Saudi Arabia's mercenaries in Yemen's Jawf and Ta'izz provinces.

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    What you didn’t know about Tehran’s terror attacks

    Accusing Iran of trying to control the region Saudi Defence Minister recently threatened to take the war to within Iranian soil. Are the Tehran attacks a signal that the war has begun?

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    Ramadan in Yemen: Fasting by day, starving by night

    "I used to live with dignity in my house, and Ramadan was my best month. The war has deprived us of joy every day. Last Ramadan was fine, but this one is very tough. We fast in the daytime and starve in the night."

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    'Western Terror Policies Have Backfired'

    “This is a fire that (Western powers) themselves ignited and now has backfired on them,” Ayatollah Khamenei told a gathering in Tehran at a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the death of Imam Ruhollah Khomeini.

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    800 Days of War: Yemen Heads Toward Total Collapse

    Meritxell Relaño, another UNICEF Representative in Yemen, said the situation in Yemen is “teetering on the verge of disaster. Over 27 million Yemenis are staring at an unforgiving humanitarian catastrophe.”

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    Millions of Yemenis face hunger during Ramadan

    While Muslims worldwide celebrate Ramadan with special meals and tasty treats, millions of Yemenis are suffering from an acute lack of food as the country's two-year war rages on.

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    Cholera death toll rises to 209 in Yemen: UNICEF

    The United Nations children's agency (UNICEF) says some 209 people have been killed in recent weeks in a cholera epidemic that threatens the lives of many people in Yemen, which has been under Saudi airstrikes.

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    US finalizing $300bn weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, official says

    The administration of US President Donald Trump is putting the finishing touches on a $300 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, a White House official has confirmed.

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    Iran says Saudis seeking tension in Middle East

    Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi was reacting on Wednesday to comments made by Mohammed bin Salman, who rejected the possibility of normalization of ties with Iran.

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    Yemen: Al-Qaeda chief claims group fought alongside US-backed forces

    The leader of al-Qaeda branch in Yemen says his militants have often fought alongside Yemeni government factions - remarks that could embarrass the US-backed coalition fighting.

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    Berlin sells Saudi arms, urges against Yemen war

    Saudi Arabia intends to refrain in future from asking for more weapons from Germany, and to concentrate instead on economic cooperation in other sectors, according to an interview in the German news magazine.

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    Saudi-led coalition warned against assault on Yemen’s lifeline port

    Nearly $1.1 billion has now been pledged towards a United Nations appeal of $2.1 billion for Yemen this year, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced, calling it a “remarkable success”.

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    12 Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen helicopter crash

    A Saudi helicopter came down during military operations in Yemen on Tuesday, killing 12 officers aboard, Saudi media reported, and a Yemeni defense ministry news website said the cause was friendly fire.

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