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Yemen forces fire rockets at Saudi troops in Ma’rib

Yemeni army forces and allied popular committees have, in retaliatory attacks, fired rockets at Saudi forces in central Yemen.   According to local media reports on Wednesday, the Yemeni forces fired Katyusha rockets at Saudi forces in the area of Sahn al-Jin in the oil-rich Yemeni province of Ma’rib, 250 kilometers (150 miles) east of the ...

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Rival rallies staged in Germany over refugees

Rival rallies have been held in several cities across Germany as demonstrators for and against a recent influx of refugees into the country take to the streets. A rally was held in support of refugees in the eastern city of Dresden on Monday. Some 10,000 people also participated in a ...

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Iran says ready to export 200k bpd of oil to Spain

Iran says it is ready to increase its oil exports to Spain to levels that existed before the US-led sanctions were put into place. Mohsen Qamsari, the director for international affairs of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), has told reporters that discussions to increase the level of oil exports ...

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‘Israel to raze 13k Palestinian homes’. UN

The United Nations says some 13,000 Palestinian structures in the occupied West Bank are currently under Israeli demolition orders. In a Monday report titled “Under Threat”, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that the orders “leave affected households in a state of chronic uncertainty and ...

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Qatari forces cross into Yemen through S Arabia: Video

Qatari military forces have reportedly joined Saudi troops in their ground invasion of Yemen. A video posted online on Sunday showed columns of Qatari troops rolling through al-Wadiah border crossing near Yemen. The video posted by the al-Jazeera news channel showed Qatari forces armed with heavy and medium weapons as ...

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Israel building separation wall to keep refugees out

Amid what is being referred to as the worst refugee crisis since WWII, the Israeli regime has announced construction of a separation wall to keep them out. During a weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that a 30-kilometer fence is being constructed along border with Jordan to stop “migrants,” he associated with terrorists, ...

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