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U.N. Urged to Restore Scrutiny of War Crimes in Yemen

By Stephanie NebehayGENEVA (Reuters) - Activist groups called on the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday to create a new panel of independent experts...
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UN General Assembly Urged to Investigate Yemen Atrocities

More than 60 organizations are urging the U.N. General Assembly to establish an investigative body to gather and preserve evidence of serious human rights violations during Yemen’s seven-year conflict - including possible war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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Middle East and Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on business aviation

Middle East & Africa COVID Restrictions Dec. 2, 2021 Summary info only. Detailed intelligence available – Pre-arrival testing requirements, health forms, quarantine details, local curfews, and scenario-specific info have been omitted from this overview. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest. Travelers from outbreak & variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who ...
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UN Projects Soaring Humanitarian Needs in World in 2022

The United Nations is predicting that a record 274 million people – who together would amount to the world’s fourth most-populous country – will require emergency humanitarian aid next year in countries like Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Syria and Yemen face a raft of challenges including war, insecurity, hunger, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic.
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Yemen's Racehorses Battle Starvation as War Grinds On

By Abdulrahman Al-Ansi and Adel Al-KhaderSANAA (Reuters) - In her prime, Out Time was one of Yemen's fastest horses, winning the capital Sanaa's...
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Saudis used ‘incentives and threats’ to shut down UN investigation in Yemen

Political officials and diplomatic and activist sources describe stealth campaignSaudi Arabia used “incentives and threats” as part of a lobbying campaign to shut down a UN investigation of human right violations committed by all sides in the Yemen conflict, according to sources with close knowledge of the matter.The Saudi effort ultimately succeeded when the UN human rights council (HRC) voted in October against extending the independent war crimes investigation. The vote marked the first defea...
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Yemen's Marib: The city at the heart of a dirty war

Jeremy Bowen gets rare access to Marib, where civilians are caught behind the conflict's front line.
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Looted Ancient Sculptures From Palmyra Returned To Syria

The sculptures dating from the second or third century were smuggled into Switzerland in 2009 or 2010, before the outbreak of the Syrian war. Customs officers discovered them, along with one looted piece from Libya and five from Yemen, during a routine check at the freeport in 2013. – The Art Newspaper
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After 7 years, a US-led task force fighting ISIS is getting a new name and taking a new approach to its mission

A US Army 5th Special Forces Group soldier watches as a Jordanian 101st Special Force Brigade soldier moves through a combat marksmanship drill during a Joint Combined Exchange Training in Jordan, November 9, 2021.US Army/Sgt. 1st Class Nina Ramon The US-led special-operations task force that led the way against ISIS is getting a new name. Formed in 2015, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve is now Special Operations Joint Task Force-Levant. With the name change come...
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Saudi Coalition Targets IRGC Site in Yemen's Sanaa - State TV

CAIRO (Reuters) -The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday it launched air raids on "legitimate" Houthi military targets in the...
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Saudi Coalition Targets Hothis' Sites in Yemen's Sanaa - State TV

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Tuesday it launched air raids on "legitimate" Houthi military targets in the...
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Yemen: The children haunted by 'ghosts' of war

BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen meets terrified families running from civil war in Yemen.
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Yemen: The woman saving a crumbling heritage

Its famous architecture has been wrecked by war - now a female engineer is rebuilding amid the conflict.
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Saudi-Led Coalition Carries Out Strikes in Yemeni Capital Sanaa - State TV

(Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early on Saturday it launched air strikes on military targets in the Yemeni capital,...
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#Saudi bourse sees biggest weekly loss in over a year | Reuters

Saudi bourse sees biggest weekly loss in over a year | Reuters Saudi Arabia's stock market gave up early gains to end lower on Thursday, registering its fourth weekly loss in five and its biggest since October 2020, while other Gulf bourses traded mixed.Losses on the Saudi index followed tensions with Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, who claimed responsibility on Nov. 20 for drone attacks in several parts of the kingdom, including at Saudi Aramco facilities in Jeddah. read moreOn Wednesday th...
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Major Gulf bourses rise in early trade | Reuters

Major Gulf bourses rise in early trade | ReutersMajor stock markets in the Gulf rose in early trade on Thursday, with the Saudi index on track to extend gains for a second session.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) advanced 0.7%, with Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) rising 1.6% and oil giant Saudi Aramco (2222.SE) up 0.6%.The index on Tuesday ended three sessions of declines triggered by tensions with Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, who claimed responsibility on Nov. 20 for drone attacks in several pa...
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#Saudi bourse outperforms most Gulf markets | Reuters

Saudi bourse outperforms most Gulf markets | Reuters Saudi Arabia's stock market ended higher on Wednesday, buoyed by gains in financial shares, while the Dubai index snapped three sessions of losses.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) advanced 1%, extending gains from the previous day, boosted by a 2.9% rise in Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) and a 4.7% leap in SABIC Agri-Nutrients (2020.SE).On Tuesday, the index ended three sessions of declines triggered by tensions with Yemen's Iran-aligned ...
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#Saudi index leads major Gulf bourses higher in early trade | Reuters

Major stock markets in the Gulf rose in early trading on Wednesday with the Saudi index leading the gains on the back of its financial shares.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) was up 0.9%, on track to extend gains from the previous session.On Tuesday, the index snapped three sessions of declines triggered by tensions with Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, who claimed responsibility for drone attacks in several parts of the kingdom, including at Saudi Aramco facilities in Jeddah. read moreAl Raj...
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Humanitarian Situation Worsening in Yemen's Marib Conflict Zone -IOM

DUBAI (Reuters) - The number of displaced people in camps in Yemen's Marib province has risen nearly 10-fold since September, with over 45,000...
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Saudi-Led Coalition to Target Military Targets in Yemen's Sanaa -State TV

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition said on Wednesday it is launching air strikes on "legitimate" military targets in the capital Sanaa,...
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Saudi-Led Coalition Targets Military Sites in Yemen's Sanaa -State TV

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition said on Wednesday it is launching air strikes on "legitimate" military targets in Yemen capital Sanaa,...
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Saudi stocks bounce back, major Gulf markets end mixed | Reuters

Saudi stocks bounce back, major Gulf markets end mixed | Reuters Saudi Arabian shares closed higher on Tuesday, snapping three straight sessions of losses, while major Gulf stock markets ended the day mixed.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TARSI) closed about 0.8% higher after three days of declines triggered by regional tensions with Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, who claimed responsibility for drone attacks in several parts of the kingdom, including at Saudi Aramco facilities in Jeddah. r...
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#Saudi leads major Gulf bourses higher | Reuters

Most major stock markets in the Gulf rebounded in early trade on Tuesday, with the Saudi index on track to end three sessions of losses.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) gained 0.6%, helped by a 1.9% rise in Al Rajhi Bank (1120.SE) and a 1.5% increase in Alinma Bank (1150.SE).The kingdom's Tourism Development Fund said on Monday it had deployed 2 billion riyals ($533.13 million) on tourism projects worth a total of around 6 billion riyals from its establishment last year until the end of Se...
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Explosions Rock Northern Yemen's Sanaa Following Coalition Raids

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Tuesday it is launching air raids on "legitimate" Houthi military targets in the highly...
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Justin Bieber Urged To Cancel Saudi Concert By Jamal Khashoggi’s Fiancée

In 2018, the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to get documents that he needed to get married. Khashoggi never left. Khashoggi had written critical Washington Post pieces about Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and the Saudi intervention in Yemen. In apparent response, a group of operatives linked to MBS murdered and dismembered Khashoggi. MBS himself denied responsibility, but the CIA and UN investigators concluded that MBS had ordered Kha...
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'I'm living in Guantanamo 2.0': A Guantanamo Bay survivor says he can't get a job or make friends, and can't leave his city without permission

Mansoor Adayfi after his release from the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. He said he is wearing an orange cloth to represent his time there.Masoor Adayfi Mansoor Adayfi was held at Guantanamo Bay for 14 years. He was never charged with a crime. He was released in 2016, but says his life now is still like being in prison. He told Insider he can't make friends or get work, and is regularly interrogated. Mansoor Adayfi spent 14 years in the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, where he says he was ...
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#Saudi bourse suffers biggest fall in over a year after drone attacks | Reuters

Saudi bourse suffers biggest fall in over a year after drone attacks | Reuters Saudi Arabia's stock market had its biggest intraday fall in over a year on Monday as it extended losses from the previous session following drone attacks.The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi movement in Yemen said its air defences destroyed a drone targeting Najran airport in the south of Saudi Arabia, state media reported on Sunday. read moreYemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi movement said on Saturday it had f...
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#Saudi bourse on course to extend losses after drone attacks | Reuters

Saudi bourse on course to extend losses after drone attacks | ReutersMost major stock markets in the Gulf fell in early trade on Monday, with the Saudi index leading the losses a day after its biggest one-day fall in over a year following drone attacks.Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi movement said on Saturday it had fired 14 drones at several Saudi Arabian cities, including at Saudi Aramco facilities in Jeddah. read moreSaudi Arabia's benchmark index (.TASI) dropped 1.3%, dragged down by a 1.4% f...
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Saudi-Led Coalition Warns of Danger to Global Trade South of Red Sea - State Media

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-backed Houthi movement in Yemen said it detected indications of an imminent danger to...
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Saudi-Led Coalition Says It Destroyed Drone Targeting Najran Airport -State Media

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-backed Houthi movement in Yemen said its air defences destroyed a drone targeting...
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