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    The Saudi King Has a Problem: The Crown Prince

    In Yemen and in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia's all out war against Iranian influence has come to precious little. Will the crown prince be able to make a difference? This week his policy suffered two painful blows

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    Saleh's killing changes balance in Yemen

    Ali Abdullah Saleh seized power in Yemen in 1978, when he was only 36 years old. He lost it in 2012, when the 'Arab spring' was in full spate, and had been trying to get it back ever since.

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    Saudi jets continue to bomb Sana'a despite calls for humanitarian ceasefire

    The UN has stressed that despite calls for a humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen, Saudi Arabia continues to bomb the capital Sana'a.Airstrikes have continued while ground fighting and shelling have been reduced.

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    We thwarted major threat to Yemen’s security: Houthi

    Leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, says the movement has managed to thwart a major threat to the country’s security by defeating the plot hatched by former president.

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    Yemen ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed

    Former President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed by Houthi fighters, according to reports by Iranian media citing informed sources. However, Saleh’s party denies reports of his death.

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    EU resolution calls for arms embargo against Saudi,accuses it of war crimes

    The European Parliament has adopted a resolution, which calls for an EU-wide embargo on arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the alleged war crimes it has committed in Yemen. The resolution also.

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    Tens of thousands gather in Yemen capital after rebel clashes

    Tens of thousands of Yemeni rebel supporters gathered in Sanaa on Thursday a day after deadly clashes between the Huthis and their allies sparked fears of further violence in the rebel-held capital.

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    '40,000 children in war-torn Yemen have died of starvation this year'

    Stalemated war in Yemen is likely to claim the lives of more than 50,000 children by the end of the year as disease and starvation run rampant across the country, Save the Children Fund has warned.

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    Saudi-led strikes hit defence ministry in Yemen capital

    A Saudi-led coalition carried out air strikes on the defence ministry in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa late Friday, witnesses and rebel media said, leaving at least three civilians wounded.

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    UN warns of mass famine in Yemen

    Yemen is facing a mass famine that will affect millions of lives unless the Saudi-led coalition ends its blockade and allows aid deliveries into the country, the UN aid chief has warned.

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    Iran leader wants Putin to ditch dollar to Isolate US

    During the meeting which lasted one hour, Iran’s Supreme leader told Vladimir Putin that Iran and Russia could neutralize US sanctions by ditching dollar in bilateral and multilateral

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    Food being used as weapon of war in Yemen: WFP

    "Yemen is on the brink of famine. Cholera is compounding a dramatic food crisis. Food is being used as a weapon of war," Elisabeth Rasmussen said at a conference on aid to Yemen

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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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