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Infant deformities in Yemen linked to Saudi-led bombardment (GRAPHIC VIDEO)
Doctors in Yemen have reported an increase in children born with deformities as a result of the two-year war that has left the country on the brink of famine. Read Full Article at
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Jeddah: Sci-fi fans flock to first ever Comic Con expo
Colourful event in Jeddah comes as Saudi Arabia boosts its entertainment sector amid economic and social reform.
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Yemenis mark six-year anniversary of uprising
In 2011 protests forced Saleh to quit as president, but hopes have been destroyed by sectarian divisions and conflict.
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Saudi-led coalition strikes Yemeni port, civilians at risk
GENEVA (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition has intensified air strikes on the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, possibly trapping civilians and hampering a humanitarian operation to import vital food and fuel supplies, the United Nations said on Friday.
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Saudi-led coalition intensifies strikes on Yemeni port, UN worried civilians may get trapped
The Saudi-led coalition has intensified its strikes on the Yemen port of Hodeidah, which could result in civilians getting trapped, the United Nations human rights office has warned. This also threatens a humanitarian operation aimed at delivering vital supplies. Read Full Article at
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Yemenis stuck in Africa by travel ban arrive in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than two dozen Yemenis who were stranded in Africa by President Donald Trump's travel ban flew into Los Angeles on Wednesday.
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Gulf-backed Yemeni forces capture Red Sea coast city: agency
DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemeni government forces backed by Gulf Arab troops have secured the Red Sea coast city of al-Mokha, United Arab Emirates news agency WAM reported on Tuesday, in a push that paves the way for an advance on the country's main port city of Hodeidah.
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Trump risks deeper entanglement in Yemen's murky war
DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen is emerging as a test ground for U.S. President Donald Trump's forceful approach to al Qaeda and Iran, but his first actions there risk drawing his administration further into its convoluted two-year-old war.
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Nine Yemenis deported from U.S. to Ethiopia under Trump travel ban
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Nine Yemenis deported from the United States in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban were flown to Ethiopia, then taken to neighboring Djibouti, an Ethiopian government official said on Friday.
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Piracy in Nigeria
People and Power investigates the rise of piracy in the oil-rich Niger Delta region.
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Death toll from air strike in Yemen rises to 26, sources say
The death toll from an Arab coalition air strike which hit a house in a residential area in western Yemen has risen to 26 people, medics and residents saidon Thursday.
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20 civilians killed in Saudi airstrikes in Yemen – govt official
Twenty civilians have been killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen, according to a government official. Children were among those killed. At least 30 were injured in the raids, which struck the city of Hodeida. Read Full Article at
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Saudi-led coalition air strike kills at least six in Yemen: residents
SANAA (Reuters) - At least 6 civilians were killed on Wednesday when a Saudi-led coalition air strike hit a house in western Yemen, residents and medics said.
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Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill over 20 civilians in Yemen – reports
Two separate airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition on Saturday claimed the lives of at least 21 civilians in northern Yemen, according to accounts of witnesses cited by Reuters. Local media sources claim the number of deaths exceeds this figure. Read Full Article at
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