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The new crown prince has been influential in Saudi politics since his father became king
Human rights institutions have called for spreading awareness to combat extremist ideologies
Sending troops was in the context of forming a United Arab Forces, says Al-Asiri
Controversy and uncertainty over the possible appointment of a Pakistani general as commander of a 40-nation, Saudi-led, anti-Iranian military alliance dubbed the Muslim world’s NATO goes to the core of a struggle for Pakistan’s soul as the country reels from a week of stepped up political violence. It also constitutes a defining moment in Saudi …
António Guterres met with President Al-Sisi in Cairo and said Egypt is a central player in finding a solution to regional problems
Another 49 fishermen were also freed last week after they were kidnaped in Yemen by Houthi rebels
The Egyptian ambassador to Yemen has called on the Egyptian diaspora to stay away from the area of conflict
The fate of the passengers and cause of the accident is unclear. Yemen’s government has requested rescue help from the Saudi-led coalition
Previous media reports alleged the detainees had been kidnapped by Houthi Rebels in Yemen
Egypt supports the new Saudi secretary general of the OIC, saying he has sufficient experience to face challenges
A UN-brokered 72-hour truce came into effect for humanitarian aid access
Egypt’s call for Israel to push forward the peace initiative is linked with its own interests
Suffering setbacks in Yemen, Saudi Arabia seeks closer ties and increased military cooperation with East and South Asian countries. Analysts say Pakistan provides a stepping stone for Riyadh’s “look east” policy.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said it was evacuating its staff from Yemen following an air strike that killed 19 people at a clinic. The Saudi-led coalition expressed regret and proposed a meeting with the charity.
Government-backed, Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 11 people in Yemeni hospital
President meets Yemeni prime minister, along with a governmental delegation
Daghr arrived in Cairo to review latest developments on the Yemeni situation
The Mediterranean Sea has become a gateway to Europe for refugees and economic migrants
War has raged in Yemen for over 500 days. The international community seems to be indifferent to the suffering there. This is detrimental to the credibility of the United States and Europe, DW’s Matthias von Hein writes.
Houthis call for protests to enforce formation of a political council to take power in Yemen
Rebels in Sanaa have dismissed a UN proposal to end fighting in their country. The plan, which had been accepted by the government, was no more than a “media stunt,” they said.
Arab leaders have vowed to work together on security concerns since 2014, but the threat of extremism and sectarian strife rages on
Yemen’s internationally-backed government and Shiite Houthi rebels have resumed peace talks in Kuwait City. The ongoing conflict which began in March 2015 has claimed 9,000 lives to date.
At least 19 people have been killed in a wave of suicide bombings against Yemeni troops in Mukalla. The city had been under Al-Qaeda control for a year before pro-government troops drove out the jihadists in April.
The war in Yemen triggered a little-reported flood of refugees fleeing across the sea to Djibouti, where they try to recreate a normal life. James Jeffrey reports from a remote camp near the desert town of Obock.
The UN refused a request from Saudi Arabia to reveal sources of information on the killing and maiming of children in Yemen. The UN has held the Saudi-led coalition responsible for 60 percent of kids’ deaths in Yemen.
Saudi Arabia and its allies have threatened the UN with cutting funds to millions of children in order to squash criticism of rights violations in Yemen. Blackmailing the UN is unlikely to avert criticism.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has accused Riyadh of exerting “undue pressure” to get the Saudi-led battle group in Yemen deleted from a UN child violator blacklist. He says Saudi funding for millions of children was at stake.
The United Nations has said it will temporarily remove the coalition from a blacklist following the deaths of hundreds of minors in Yemen last year. Riyadh had warned its inclusion may be “counterproductive” for peace.