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Human Rights Watch says Saudi-led in Yemen are war crimes

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DUBAI: Human Rights Watch accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen of war crimes on Tuesday, saying its air strikes killed 39 civilians including 26 children in two months. The rights group said five air strikes hitting four family homes and a grocery store were carried out either deliberately or ...

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US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen

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WASHINGTON: A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the coast of Yemen during a training mission and a search was under way for one U.S. service member, the U.S. military said. U.S. Central Command said in a statement that five other service members aboard the aircraft had been rescued after ...

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Iran condemns Saudi airstrike on Yemen residential areas

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TEHRAN: The Iranian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a Saudi airstrike against residential areas in the Yemeni province of Sanaa, Press TV reported. The Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, urged the United Nations to step up efforts to put an end to Saudi aerial raids on its neighbor. The escalation of ...

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Yemen roadside bombing kills 12 civilians

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[Caption]=Yemenis inspect the site of a suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group on August 29, 2016 at an army recruitment centre in the southern Yemeni city of Aden.
Yemeni security officials told AFP that the attacker drove an explosives-laden vehicle into a gathering of army recruits at a school in northern Aden, killing at least 60.
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ADEN: A roadside explosion killed 12 civilians and wounded four in southern Yemen on Monday when a bomb targeting a military car hit their vehicle instead, a security source said. “The bomb was planted on a road in the Qaataba district of Daleh province and hit a civilian vehicle instead,” ...

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56 dead as smugglers throw 300 migrants into Yemen sea

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LONDON: At least 56 people have drowned over the past 24 hours, and dozens remain missing, after human traffickers forced 300 African migrants off two Yemen-bound boats and into the sea. Survivors – all Ethiopian and Somali migrants – managed to make their way to Shabwa, a southern province along ...

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Yemeni rebel missile shot down near Makkah: coalition

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RIYADH: A ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels was shot down late Thursday close to Makkah in Saudi Arabia, a month before the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Islam s holiest site, the Arab military coalition fighting in Yemen said. The missile was intercepted 69 kilometres (43 miles) south of the city ...

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Khamenei describes Kashmiris as oppressed

Sayyid Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN:  Iran has included the Kashmiris in the list of nations of the world who are oppressed. Iran’s Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei speaking on the occasion of Eid, urged the ‘World of Islam’ to express disdain against oppressors of Yemen, Bahrain, and Kashmir. The leader said: “The Islamic Nations ...

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Pakistan, Qatar sign MoU on how to pretend neighbourhood isn’t hostile

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DOHA/ISLAMABAD: After Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Yemen and even the Maldives severed their ties with Qatar today, Doha and Islamabad have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on how to pretend the neighbourhood isn’t hostile. With Qatar’s neighbouring countries accusing it of harbouring terrorism, the ...

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Saudi, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE cut relations with Qatar

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LONDON: Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen and Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar all cut off diplomatic contact with Qatar on Monday morning, after officially accusing the Gulf state of “sponsoring terrorism”. In what appears to be a coordinated move, foreign office officials claimed Qatar was responsible for supporting the ...

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General Raheel departs to lead military alliance

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LAHORE: Pakistan’s Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif revealed that former army chief General Raheel Sharif has left for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to head the 41-nation military alliance. Talking to journalists, he said that Raheel Sharif had been given permission to head the military alliance after completion ...

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