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January 6, 2019 6:52 PM USS Cole bomber died in Yemen air strike

Jamal al-Badawi, the al-Qaeda militant behind the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, died in a US air strike, President Donald Trump has confirmed. "Our great military has delivered justice for the heroes lost and wounded in the cowardly attack," Mr Trump said. Seventeen US sailors were killed and at least 40 people were wounded in the attack on the US destroyer 96

January 2, 2019 8:32 PM Hasan Minhaj Responds After Netflix Pulls Episode of His Comedy Show in Saudi Arabia

Hasan Minhaj has spoken out after Netflix removed an episode of his comedy show from its streaming service in Saudi Arabia — and says the move will only make people want to watch it more. After word spread Tuesday that Netflix had, at Saudi Arabia’s request, pulled an episode of Minhaj’s show, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, the comedian wrote on Twitter 94

December 26, 2018 11:36 AM Iran in talks with Afghan Taliban: Iranian state media report

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has been holding talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban with the knowledge of the Afghan government, a senior Iranian security official was quoted by the official news agency IRNA as saying on Wednesday during a visit to Kabul. The news came days after reports last week of talks between U.S. and Taliban officials over proposals for a ceasefire 103

December 25, 2018 12:04 PM Pope's Christmas wish: World fraternity despite differences

Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Pope Francis delivers his message as he celebrates the Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra 101

December 21, 2018 10:26 PM Trump fundraiser Broidy hit with another setback in Qatar lawsuit

(Reuters) - A former top fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Friday in his efforts to pin the blame on Qatar for a hack of his emails, as a judge tossed his lawsuit against a veteran United Nations diplomat. Elliott Broidy, a businessman who held senior finance posts in Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and his inaugural 130

December 18, 2018 2:04 AM US 'bans Yemen mum from visiting dying toddler in California'

The Yemeni mother of a dying boy in California is being prevented from seeing him due to a US ban on visitors from her country, the family says. Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan was born with a brain disease that doctors say he will not survive. His relatives say his mother wants to see him one last time before they take him off life-support. His father 108

December 9, 2018 7:13 AM Future Yemen should hold no Iranian-backed threat: U.S. official

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - The United States believes that the Yemen that emerges from civil war should not contain any Iranian-backed threat to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. State Department official told a conference in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. The United States is encouraging the Yemeni government, backed by the Saudi-led coalition, and the Iran-aligned 79

December 6, 2018 2:23 PM Number of Yemenis in food crisis or emergency could hit 20 million: WFP

GENEVA (Reuters) - A survey of food security in Yemen has found more than 15 million people are in a “crisis” or “emergency” situation and that number could hit 20 million without sustained food aid, the U.N. World Food Programme said in a statement on Thursday. The survey, carried out by Yemeni and international experts in October according to an international 60

December 3, 2018 5:36 PM Iran backs Yemen peace talks, wants end of crisis: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran supports U.N.-sponsored Yemen peace talks and is ready to help find a political solution, Iranian state television reported on Monday. “Iran welcomes the talks in Sweden...Tehran is ready to help international talks to end the crisis and underlines the importance of accelerating providing humanitarian aid to the people,” the Foreign 72

November 28, 2018 1:28 AM Tunisians stage first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince

TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabia’s crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The protests were a rare occurrence for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler who faces 104