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Donald Trump’s blank check to Saudi Arabia threatens peace in the Middle East

The very problematic situation in which Qatar and Saudi Arabia now find themselves is another illustration of the speed with which tensions can escalate and even threaten peace in the

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“In Yemen, we can speak of a famine that will happen in two to three months” (ICRC)

Yves Daccord, Director General of the ICRC, is sounding the alarm on Yemen, a “damned” country, stucked between the bombings and the threat of imminent famine. Since March 25, 2015,

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Saudi Arabia: The blogger Badawi, risk of new lashes

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi whose flogging last year in Saudi Arabia sparked international outrage, faces a new set of lashes, said Tuesday the co-founder of an association in Canada calling

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Yemen: Saudi Arabia intensifies airstrikes, one person was killed and five others were injured

Saudi warplanes have intensified the airstrikes on Yemen. Saudi fighter jets conducted nearly 10 airstrikes on the districts of Rahba Saeed and Hama Thawaba at the foot of Hailan Mountain,

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Human Rights Agency criticized UN to be capitulated under pressure from Saudi Arabia agreeing to withdraw the coalition led by Riyadh from its blacklist-Press Release

Press Release It is called the “forgotten war”. Launched March 26, 2015 by Saudi Arabia to deliver Abdel Rabo Mansour al Hadi in power facing the rise of the rebellion

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Yemen: Humanitarian crisis worsens every day, Saudi Arabia condemned for violation of child rights

The United Nations this week condemned Saudi Arabia for violations of children’s rights in its attacks against Yemen. The Secretary General of the UN Ban Ki-moon also condemned Saturday attacks

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UN torture committee calls on Saudi Arabia to stop corporal punishments

The United Nations torture committee has called on Saudi Arabia to stop physical punishment, including flogging and amputations, in the Persian Gulf kingdom. In its first review of Saudi Arabia

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Yemen: Saudi Arabia violates truce agreement

Saudi warplanes have reportedly bombarded a number of areas in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz, violating a UN-brokered truce agreement that had just taken effect. Yemen’s al-Masirah news website reported

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Yemen: 30 people killed in an air raid of the Saudi regime

At least 30 civilians were killed Saturday in an air raid against a market in northeast of the capital Sanaa by the coalition aviation led by Saudi Arabia, according to

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Yemen: A dozen civilians killed in new Saudi strikes (UN is warning of a humanitarian catastrophe)

At least 19 civilians have lost their lives and more than a dozen others sustained injuries in a string of new airstrikes by Saudi Arabia against areas across Yemen. On