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Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen

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FILE PHOTO: Police trooper stands guard on a street in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad CAIRO (HeadlineNews)
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U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree ceasefire mechanism

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – Yemen’s warring sides have agreed on a “mechanism and new measures to reinforce the ceasefire and de-escalation” around the flashpoint port of
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U.N. urges Yemen Houthi court to review 30 death sentences

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – Thirty men were sentenced to death by Houthi authorities in Yemen this week amid credible allegations that many were tortured during three
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Iran, U.S. in war of words after U.S. drone shot down

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DUBAI/WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory but Washington said
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Yemeni Guantanamo detainee’s bid for release rejected by Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a Yemeni man’s bid for release after 17 years held as an enemy combatant
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Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block
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Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete
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U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the

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