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At least 28 dead in strikes on Yemen's Hudaida: medics

At least 28 dead in strikes on Yemen's Hudaida: medics

At least 28 people were killed Thursday in an air strike outside a hospital and the bombardment of a fish market in Yemen's rebel-held port city Hudaida, medics and witnesses said. Yemeni government forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition have been conducting an offensive to capture Hudaida...

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Thousands of Yemeni children fleeing fighting: aid group

Thousands of Yemeni children fleeing fighting: aid group

An international aid group says about 3,000 Yemeni children are fleeing every day from the port city of Hudaida as fighting between an Arab-coalition and Yemen's Shiite rebels continues to rage there. Thursday's statement by Save the Children says that 6,238 people – half of them...

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UAE offers amnesty for foreign workers stuck in Catch-22

UAE offers amnesty for foreign workers stuck in Catch-22

The United Arab Emirates has begun a three-month visa amnesty program, hoping to resolve a Catch-22 for foreign workers who are fined daily for overstaying their permits but prevented from leaving until they pay the penalties. The government isn't releasing specific numbers, but says it...

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Dissent still not accepted in Saudi, activists must be released: UN

Dissent still not accepted in Saudi, activists must be released: UN

The United Nations human rights office called on Saudi Arabia Tuesday to release all peaceful activists, including women held for campaigning to lift a long-time ban on driving. They included prominent women's rights advocate Hatoon al-Fassi, arrested in June as she was planning to take...

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