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    Ex-president Saleh of Yemen killed

    Reuters . Sanaa | Updated at 12:05am on December 05, 2017

    Former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed in fighting with the Iran-aligned Houthi militia raging in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said...

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    Fiercest clashes in Sanaa, ex-president Saleh killed

    Reuters | Updated at 05:30pm on December 04, 2017

    Fighting in Yemen’s capital has intensified, with the known toll from three hospitals reaching at least 125 killed and 238 wounded in the...

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    UN calls again for Yemen ceasefire

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:55am on December 04, 2017

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for a ceasefire in Yemen in light of an ongoing humanitarian crisis, his spokesman said...

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    Jordan urges US not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital

    BBC | Updated at 08:45am on December 04, 2017

    Jordan's foreign minister has warned the US of ‘dangerous consequences’ if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel...

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    Saudi-led alliance welcomes Yemen offer

    BBC | Updated at 09:50am on December 03, 2017

    The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has welcomed an offer of talks by former president Ali Abdullah Saleh whose forces have been fighting against it...

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    Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits southeast Iran

    Reuters | Updated at 10:25am on December 01, 2017

    A strong quake of magnitude 6.0 struck southeastern Iran near the city of Kerman on Friday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake, initially reported...

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    Iran hits back over Saudi prince's ‘Hitler’ comment

    BBC | Updated at 09:05am on November 25, 2017

    Iran has accused the Saudi crown prince of being ‘immature’ after he described the Iranian supreme leader as the Hitler of the Middle East...

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    Egypt vows forceful response after attack

    BBC | Updated at 08:35am on November 25, 2017

    Egypt's president Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to respond with ‘the utmost force’ after 235 people were killed at a North Sinai mosque during Friday...

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    235 killed in Egypt’s mosque attack

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:05am on November 25, 2017

    Armed attackers on Friday killed at least 235 worshippers in a bomb and gun assault on a packed mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province,...

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    Saudi crown prince calls Iran leader ‘new Hitler’

    Reuters | Updated at 05:47pm on November 24, 2017

    Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince called the supreme leader of Iran ‘the new Hitler of the Middle East’ in an interview with the New York...