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In this photograph released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, Saudi King Salman, center, receives Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, left, and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, right, in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia on Sept. 16, 2018. AP

Ethiopia, Eritrea seek to bolster truce at Saudi summit

Ethiopia and Eritrea signed an agreement on Sunday at a summit in Saudi Arabia, bolstering a historic peace accord between the two former Horn of Africa enemies, officials said.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 10, 2018, a Yemeni child stands next to the destroyed bus at the site of a Saudi-led coalition air strike, that targeted the Dahyan market the previous day in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada.The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen admitted on September 1 that "mistakes" had been made in an August air strike on a crowded market in northern rebel-held Yemen that killed 51 people including 40 children, and that those responsible must be "punished". / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER

UK welcomes Saudi-led coalition probe into Yemen strike

Britain on Sunday welcomed results of an investigation by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen into an air strike last month that killed 40 children, but urged clarifications on other deadly operations.

North Korea evades UN sanctions, imports oil, sells arms

North Korea has resorted to a “massive increase” of illegal ship-to-ship transfers of oil products at sea to evade UN sanctions and enlisted a Syrian arms broker to sell weapons to Yemen and Libya, a UN report said Friday.
Reem al-Hashemi, UAE State Minister for International Cooperation, speaks during a press briefing in the capital Abu Dhabi on June 26, 2018, about the humanitarian stuation in Hodeida. - AFP PHOTO - KARIM SAHIB

Assault on Yemen’s Hodeida halted as UN pursues talks

The United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced it had halted the offensive it is backing against Huthi rebels in Yemen's port city of Hodeida, to give a chance to UN diplomatic efforts.

Al-Qaeda warns Saudi crown prince over ‘sin’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has warned Saudi Arabia’s reformist Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over his “sinful projects”, in a bulletin released Friday.

Six killed in strikes on Yemen capital

Two air raids targeted the office of the presidency in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa on Monday, leaving at least six people killed and 30 wounded, a medical source told AFP.

Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers then Washington would regret it "like never before".

Saudi-led strike ‘kills dozens’ of Yemen rebels

A Saudi-led coalition air strike has killed dozens of Yemeni rebels including two commanders, state media said Saturday, in another blow to the insurgents following the assassination of their political chief.

Public smiles, private problems as Saudi prince visits White House

Saudi Arabia's young crown prince heads to the White House Tuesday, looking to underscore his grip on power and ensure that several emerging points of friction don't threaten a burgeoning alliance with Donald Trump.

Suicide bombing claimed by IS kills six in Yemen’s Aden

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group hit UAE-trained Yemeni troops in the government bastion of Aden on Tuesday, killing six people -- including a child -- and wounding dozens.

Saudi crown prince sets off on maiden foreign tour

Saudi Arabia's crown prince lands in Egypt Sunday on the first leg of his maiden foreign tour as heir to the throne, a diplomatic charm offensive that follows his stunning rise to power.

Saudi announces $2bn bailout for Yemen govt

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen’s central bank, after desperate calls for funding from the war-torn country’s president and prime minister.

Saudi-led air raids kill 68 Yemenis in one day – UN

Sixty-eight Yemeni civilians were killed in two separate air raids by the Saudi-led Arab coalition in one day, the UN humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, said, on Thursday.

Yemeni Huthis threaten to hit Somaliland

Rebels loyal to Yemeni Huthis have threatened to attack the self-declared Republic of Somaliland for supporting their enemies.

Dozens killed in fresh Yemen air strikes, clashes

Fresh air strikes and clashes in Yemen have killed over 60 fighters as Saudi-backed pro-government forces push an offensive against Huthi rebels, security and medical sources said Monday.

Coalition raids hit Yemen rebels after missile targets Riyadh

The Saudi-led coalition conducted multiple air raids in Yemen on Wednesday, a day after Huthi rebels fired a ballistic missile at Riyadh in an attack Washington said was enabled by Iran.

Yemen’s ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh in key dates

Key dates in the life of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh, killed on Monday by his former Huthi rebel allies.

Yemen rebel alliance crumbles as ‘street war’ rocks capital

Fresh gun battles forced shops and schools to close in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Sunday as residents warned a three-year rebel alliance was collapsing into a "street war".

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