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Yemenis die as UAE and Saudi withhold aid funds: UN

United Nations – Yemenis are dying from cholera, hunger and other ills because Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are not making good on funding pledges they made earlier this year, a top United Nations official warned on Thursday. Mark Lowcock, the UN’s emergency relief coordinator and under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, told the UN[…]

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Defying Trump, US House votes to block Saudi arms sales

The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday approved three resolutions aimed at blocking President Donald Trump’s planned sale of guided missiles and other weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Jordan. The approval of the measures is another political rebuke of Trump’s relationship with Saudi Arabia,[…]

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Jeddah music festival met with wide condemnation

By Anees Teladia With Saudi Arabia poised to host an international music festival in Jeddah mere days before the beginning of the Hajj season, the ummah has expressed outrage and has voiced sharp criticism of the event and against its organisers. The blatant disregard for the sanctity of the Hajj[…]

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One killed, several wounded in attack on Saudi airport

Yemen‘s Houthis have launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen has said. According to the Houthi-run Almasirah TV, the movement targeted Abha and Jizan airports in southern Saudi Arabia with drone attacks on Sunday. “A[…]

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