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Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Ancient minorities have always been an integral part of Iraq's complex social fabric. Their attitudes...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

The Iraqi army is attacking Mosul on the southern and southeastern fronts, while the Peshmerga carried...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 17 2016

100,000 Iraqis may flee to Syria and Turkey to escape the Iraq's military assault aimed at ousting IS...

How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle...

How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle...

World

Sun, Oct 16 2016

Yemen, on the southern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, has been in the midst of a civil war since September...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

Mosul, home to up to 1.5 m people, has been the headquarters of IS's self-declared caliphate in northern...

Guterres appointed as new UN chief

Guterres appointed as new UN chief

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

Antonio Guterres will replace South Korea's Ban Ki-moon

US strikes Yemen after missile attacks...

US strikes Yemen after missile attacks...

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

The strike authorized by President Barack Obama, represent Washington's first direct military action...

Western-backed coalition under pressure...

Western-backed coalition under pressure...

World

Mon, Oct 10 2016

The reproach also indirectly hands a propaganda win to Riyadh's arch rival Tehran, a Houthi ally that...

US Diplomat Blasts Washington for Yemen...

US Diplomat Blasts Washington for Yemen...

World

Mon, Oct 10 2016

J Michael Springmann, a former US diplomat to Saudi Arabia, said that Washington will never take concrete...

Saudi Arabia-led coalitions airstrike...

Saudi Arabia-led coalitions airstrike...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 9 2016

The United States has been backing the Saudi-led coalition, but White House national security council...

Saudi coalition airstrike kills mourners...

Saudi coalition airstrike kills mourners...

Middle East

Sat, Oct 8 2016

The Saudi-led coalition has been providing air support for President Hadi's forces in a civil war that...

Saudi Arabia and Iran face off in...

Saudi Arabia and Iran face off in...

World

Fri, Oct 7 2016

Iran sees Afghanistan as a primary zone of influence, much as it sees Iraq. Saudi Arabia has a long history...

Saudi starts war games in Gulf as tensions...

Saudi starts war games in Gulf as tensions...

World

Wed, Oct 5 2016

Tehran and Riyadh are fighting several proxy wars in the Middle East, including in Syria and Yemen, but...

UK call for UN human rights mission...

UK call for UN human rights mission...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 27 2016

The UK has put its name to a call at the UN this week to set up an independent mission to report on human...

Two-thirds of UK weapons sold to Middle...

Two-thirds of UK weapons sold to Middle...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 11 2016

Since 2010 Britain has also sold arms to 39 of the 51 countries ranked “not free” on the Freedom House...

The deadly legacy of cluster bombs

The deadly legacy of cluster bombs

Europe

Fri, Sep 2 2016

Since the 1960s, more than 20,000 cluster bombs casualties have been documented

Islamic State suicide attack in Yemen...

Islamic State suicide attack in Yemen...

Uncategorized

Tue, Aug 30 2016

Troops retook other towns across Abyan but have been met by fierce resistance in the key al-Qaeda stronghold...

How children are being used as weapon...

How children are being used as weapon...

Europe

Tue, Aug 23 2016

The Islamic State group among others has deployed child suicide bombers to stage attacks

US withdraws staff from Saudi Arabia...

US withdraws staff from Saudi Arabia...

Middle East

Sun, Aug 21 2016

The 16-month civil war that has killed more than 6,500 people in Yemen, about half of them

Civil war costs Yemen $14bn

Civil war costs Yemen $14bn

Middle East

Fri, Aug 19 2016

2.6 million children under 15 at risk of contracting measles

At least 11 killed in airstrike in...

At least 11 killed in airstrike in...

World

Thu, Aug 18 2016

Abs hospital, in Hajjah governorate, northwestern Yemen was hit by an airstrike on Monday killing at...