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UN: More than 121,000 Yemenis have fled Hodeidah

Nearly 80,000 people have been assisted with life-saving support due to fierce attacks by Saudi-led coalition forces.

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Egypt's top appeals court overturns 'terror list' ruling on Morsi

The court annuls verdict that placed more than 1,500 people on national terror list, including ex-footballer Aboutrika.

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Syrian rebels and Russia ceasefire deal breaks down

The Russian demands prompted a walkout by the rebels, who said the terms amounted to a humiliating surrender.

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US vows to keep Gulf waterway open despite Iran's threats

US army spokesman says they will ensure the freedom of navigation, after Tehran hints it might close Strait of Hormuz.

Iran's Rouhani

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Syria's war: UN 'deeply alarmed' by violence in southern Deraa

Army's battle against Deraa rebels has displaced 270,000 people in Syria's south, with thousands stuck at Jordan border.

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ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's son 'killed in Syria'

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's young son reportedly killed while fighting Syrian and Russian troops in central Homs province.

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Israeli forces wound scores of women in Gaza rally

At least 134 Palestinians have been wounded as Great March of Return protests continue in besieged Gaza Strip.

women in Gaza rally

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UN urges Egypt to free Qaradawi's daughter and son-in-law

UN human rights office says that Ola al-Qaradawi is held in solitary confinement in one of the worst prisons in Egypt.

Qaradawi's daughter and son-in-law

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UN agency says UAE soldiers tortured detainees in Yemen: report

UN rights office has requested access to the UAE-run jails in Yemen, but to date has not been granted it, report says.

detainees in Yemen

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Yemeni, Saudi and UAE forces hit rebel positions outside Hudaida

Hudaida is the latest battlefront in Yemen war that has killed up to 10,000 people since 2015, including 2,200 children.

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