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Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen again

Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen again

CAIRO/ADEN: Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemen on Wednesday despite an announcement by Riyadh that it was ending its campaign of air strikes, while renewed fighting erupted on the ground between rebels and forces loyal to the exiled president. The hostilities ...

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International Mother Earth Day today

International Mother Earth Day today

ISLAMABAD: International Mother Earth Day is being observed on Wednesday to remind each of us that the Earth and its ecosystems provide us life and sustenance. It also recognizes a collective responsibility, as called for in the 1992 Rio Declaration, ...

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US Navy sends more warships near Yemen

US Navy sends more warships near Yemen

WASHINGTON: The US Navy has sent an aircraft carrier and a guided-missile cruiser into the waters near Yemen, officials said on Monday, heightening the U.S. maritime security presence as concerns mount over Yemen’s escalating conflict. The U.S. Navy sent the ...

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France provides first weapons to Lebanon for IS fight

France provides first weapons to Lebanon for IS fight

PARIS: The first French weapons from a $3 billion Saudi-funded programme will arrive in Lebanon on Monday as allies seek to bolster the country’s defences against the Islamic State group and other jihadists pressing along its Syrian border. Anti-tank guided ...

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Hillary, hungry for White House, launches Clinton 2.0

Hillary, hungry for White House, launches Clinton 2.0

WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton finally announced her White House candidacy Sunday, a move that empowers her to parry Republican attacks as she seeks to become the United States’ first female president. Seven years after her bitter nomination defeat to Barack Obama, ...

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Hillary Clinton stepping back into presidential fray

Hillary Clinton stepping back into presidential fray

WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her candidacy for US president Sunday, ending prolonged speculation that she once again seeks to become the first woman elected to the White House. Seven years after her bitter nomination defeat to Barack ...

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Obama, Castro shake hands at historic summit

Obama, Castro shake hands at historic summit

PANAMA CITY: US President Barack Obama and Cuba’s Raul Castro shook hands and sat near each other Friday at a historic Summit of the Americas, a new milestone in efforts to shed decades of animosity. Obama and Castro greeted each ...

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US warns Iran on backing Yemen rebels, Tehran defiant

US warns Iran on backing Yemen rebels, Tehran defiant

ADEN: Washington warned it would not stand by while Tehran supports Shiite rebels in Yemen, as Iran’s supreme leader denounced Saudi-led air strikes in the country as “criminal acts”. In the most direct American criticism yet of Tehran’s backing for ...

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Saudi-led planes strike air base north of Aden

Saudi-led planes strike air base north of Aden

ADEN: Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition struck al-Anad airbase in south Yemen overnight and targets in areas around the southern port city of Aden, residents and local officials said on Wednesday. Saudi Arabia and four other Gulf Arab states, along ...

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Yemen clashes kill 140 as aid delayed

Yemen clashes kill 140 as aid delayed

ADEN, Yemen: Fierce clashes raged Monday between rebels and loyalists in southern Yemen, leaving more than 140 dead in 24 hours, as the Red Cross faced delays to urgently needed aid deliveries. Relief workers have warned of a dire situation ...

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