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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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    Growing risk of mass starvation deaths in Africa, Yemen: UN

    The United Nations warned on Tuesday of a growing risk of mass deaths from starvation among people living in conflict and drought-hit areas of the Horn of Africa, Yemen and Nigeria.

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    US lawmakers raise doubts on sale of smart bombs to Saudi

    Thirty mostly Democratic lawmakers signed the letter to US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, and Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, citing expectations that the administration plans to go ahead with the sale.

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    May gets top Saudi honor as British bombs rain on Yemen

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has presented visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May with the kingdom’s highest civilian honor as UK-supplied bombs keep raining on Yemenis.

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    Saudis increases fighter pilots' pay by 60%

    Saudi Arabia has increased its air force pilots' salary by up to 60 percent shortly after its bombing campaign against Yemen enters its third year.

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    Saudi airstrike kills 10 civilians in Yemen

    Four people were also injured in Wednesday’s airstrike that hit a residential area in Sa’ada, Yemen's Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported.

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    UN Secretary-General wants dialogue in Yemen to avoid famine

    The United Nations (UN) under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Stephen O’Brien has called upon the warring parties in Yemen to start a political dialogue to bring an early end to the devastating conflict.

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    Saudi carrying out 'open-air massacre' in Yemen

    Aid groups say Saudi Arabia is carrying out an “open-air massacre” of Yemeni civilians facing famine amid Riyadh’s two-year-long military campaign against the impoverished country.

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    UN rejects Saudi call to supervise Yemen port

    The United Nations on Monday rejected a call by the Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen for the key port of Hodeida to be placed under its supervision.

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    Russia warns against planned Saudi attack in Yemen

    Russia has warned against an imminent military attack by Saudi Arabia against the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah, emphasizing that the offensive would exacerbate the humanitarian situation in Yemen.

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    Yemen war killed over 1,500 children in two years:UN

    The conflict in Yemen has killed nearly 7,700 people, including at least 1,564 children, since a Saudi-led coalition intervened on the government’s side two years ago, UN agencies said Monday.

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    Pakistan deploys troops to Saudi border with Yemen

    Pakistan is deploying a brigade of combat troops to Saudi Arabia as the kingdom is struggling to keep its southern borders from retaliatory attacks conducted by Yemeni forces, security sources say.  

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    'Yemeni forces shoot down Jordanian F-16'

    Yemeni air defense forces, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, have reportedly intercepted and shot down a single-engine, supersonic and multirole F-16 fighter jet of the Royal Jordanian Air Force.

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    Trumpistan: 5-year-old Muslim boy handcuffed, detained as 'security risk'

    The 5-year-old American son of an Iranian woman was handcuffed and detained for hours without his mother at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia because he was deemed a "security theat,"

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    Amid Muslim ban outcry, Trump to call Arab allies

    US President Donald Trump will hold phone conversations with the leaders of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, amid an uproar over his travel ban for some Muslim majority countries.

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    Protests against Trump’s Travel ban across US

    It is an impressive and largely spontaneous display of popular resistance. Activists said they are clinging to the original purpose of America, as a sanctuary for the persecuted and as a destination for the forlorn.

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