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Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen resume after truce comes to an end

The Economic Times (of India) reports on the ending of a 5-day ceasefire between Saudi Arabia and Houthi rebels in Yemen: Saudi-led airstrikes targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels resumed on Monday and fierce clashes were underway across the impoverished country after … Continue reading

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Iraq conflict: UN warns of possible Amerli ‘massacre’

The BBC reports on the situation facing residents of Amerli, a town in northern Iraq that has been under siege for the last two months: The UN has called for action to prevent what it says may be a possible … Continue reading

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