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Risk of top US officials being charged with war crimes grows over Saudi strikes in Yemen
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Risk of top US officials being charged with war crimes grows over Saudi strikes in Yemen

At a congressional hearing on Wednesday, Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee accused the state department’s top lawyer and the assistant secretary overseeing weapons sales of negligence on civilian deaths and of covering up the legal risks.

Coronavirus Global Roundup, April 10: Recovered patients test positive in South Korea, ceasefire in Yemen, WHO warns that African cases will rise
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Coronavirus Global Roundup, April 10: Recovered patients test positive in South Korea, ceasefire in Yemen, WHO warns that African cases will rise

There are now over 1.6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the world. Over 97,000 people have lost their lives, and around 364,000 have recovered.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Saudi-led ceasefire begins in Yemen raising hope for an end to five-year-old war as world unites to fight COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Saudi-led ceasefire begins in Yemen raising hope for an end to five-year-old war as world unites to fight COVID-19

A Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Houthi movement said it would halt military operations from 0900 GMT for two weeks in support of United Nations efforts to end the conflict that has killed more than 100,000 people

Yemen confirms first COVID-19 case in Hadhramout region; spread of virus in war-torn country would be catastrophic, says UN official
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Yemen confirms first COVID-19 case in Hadhramout region; spread of virus in war-torn country would be catastrophic, says UN official

The case was diagnosed in the southern oil producing region of Hadhramout, the supreme national emergency committee said

Saudi-led coalition announces ceasefire in five-year Yemen war; move aimed, in part, to avoid potential coronavirus outbreak
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Saudi-led coalition announces ceasefire in five-year Yemen war; move aimed, in part, to avoid potential coronavirus outbreak

The ceasefire will go into effect at midday on Thursday for two weeks and is open to extension

Coronavirus Outbreak: Turkmenistan, North Korea, Tajikistan among 5 countries with zero COVID-19 cases; here's why
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Turkmenistan, North Korea, Tajikistan among 5 countries with zero COVID-19 cases; here's why

In less than four months, the novel coronavirus has killed 75,000 and infected nearly 13 lakh people.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Norwegian Refugee Council says worldwide travel bans preventing it from reaching people in West Asian conflict zones
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Norwegian Refugee Council says worldwide travel bans preventing it from reaching people in West Asian conflict zones

The Norwegian Refugee Council said it was unable to reach people in Syria, Yemen and the Gaza Strip, where authorities have imposed strict measures to halt the spread of the virus

Donald Trump says US killed Al-Qaeda leader Qassim al-Raymi in Yemen counter-terror operation
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Donald Trump says US killed Al-Qaeda leader Qassim al-Raymi in Yemen counter-terror operation

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States had killed Qassim al-Raymi, the leader of Islamist group Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), in a counterterrorism operation in Yemen.

General Qassem Soleimani’s body arrives in Iran, day after he was killed in US drone strike; mourners flock Ahvaz streets to pay homage
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General Qassem Soleimani’s body arrives in Iran, day after he was killed in US drone strike; mourners flock Ahvaz streets to pay homage

Soleimani's death on Friday in Iraq further heightens tensions between Tehran and Washington after months of trading attacks and threats that put the wider Middle East on edge

With US assistance no longer guaranteed, Saudi Arabia adopts a new strategy: Talks with regional foes
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With US assistance no longer guaranteed, Saudi Arabia adopts a new strategy: Talks with regional foes

In the months since a missile and drone attack widely seen as the work of Iran left two Saudi oil facilities smouldering, the Saudi crown prince has taken an uncharacteristic turn to diplomacy to cool tensions with his regional enemies

India slips to 112th place on gender gap; in bottom-5 on health, economic fronts: Survey
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India slips to 112th place on gender gap; in bottom-5 on health, economic fronts: Survey

India has slipped four places to rank 112th globally in terms of gender gap amid widening disparity in terms of women's health and survival and economic participation -- the two areas where the country is now ranked in the bottom-five, an annual survey showed on Tuesday

128 Houthi prisoners detained in Saudi Arabia released, flown to Yemen’s Sanna in efforts to end five-year conflict
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128 Houthi prisoners detained in Saudi Arabia released, flown to Yemen’s Sanna in efforts to end five-year conflict

Prisoners arrived on three ICRC planes and were met inside the airport by rebel commanders and some family members

Keith Vaz, longest-serving UK MP of Indian origin, announces retirement in wake of drugs scandal
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Keith Vaz, longest-serving UK MP of Indian origin, announces retirement in wake of drugs scandal

Vaz had been the Labour Party's MP for Leicester East since 1987 but announced in a statement overnight on Sunday

US deploying 3,000 more troops to Saudi Arabia after attack on oil installations, says Pentagon
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US deploying 3,000 more troops to Saudi Arabia after attack on oil installations, says Pentagon

The Pentagon said Friday it has approved the deployment of 3,000 additional troops and military hardware to Saudi Arabia

Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles in Red Sea off Saudi coast; incident raises tensions between Tehran and Riyadh
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Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles in Red Sea off Saudi coast; incident raises tensions between Tehran and Riyadh

The tanker, which was set ablaze, suffered heavy damage and crude had leaked after it was struck in the early morning about 96 km from Jeddah.

Saudi Arabia allows foreign men and women to share hotel rooms; move comes amid kingdom's tourism push
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Saudi Arabia allows foreign men and women to share hotel rooms; move comes amid kingdom's tourism push

The changes are part of de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s ambitious economic and social reform agenda

US Congressman Ro Khanna advocates NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties
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US Congressman Ro Khanna advocates NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties

Indian-American US Congressman Ro Khanna on Friday advocated for NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties.

Donald Trump says there are 'many options short of war' with Iran, after US accuses Tehran of 'unquestionably sponsoring' Saudi Arabia attacks
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Donald Trump says there are 'many options short of war' with Iran, after US accuses Tehran of 'unquestionably sponsoring' Saudi Arabia attacks

Donald Trump said there were many options short of war with Iran after US ally Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles it said were used in a crippling attack on its oil sites that was 'unquestionably sponsored' by Tehran