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Shi’ite Muslims to Be Targeted Everywhere: Warns ISIS

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or Daesh in a statement said that Shi’ite Muslims are perilous and they will be targeted by them everywhere. The group’s Al-Naba weekly has published the warning and furthers reads that the Shi’ite…
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Iran, Saudi Arabia to Reopen Consulates ‘In Next Few Weeks’

Iran and Saudi Arabia are very close to reopening consulates in each other's countries to restore diplomatic relations, AFP news agency reports. According to a foreign diplomat who resides in Saudi Arabia, an agreement to ease tensions is imminent.…
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Iran Confirms Talks to Improve Relations with Rival Saudi Arabia

Iran on Monday confirmed that it had held four rounds of bilateral talks with its regional rival Saudi Arabia and that contact between the two would continue. "Contacts are being made non-stop and we are exchanging messages without interruption,"…
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Yemeni Deputy FM: UN Only Understands Language of Money, Not Law

The deputy foreign minister in Yemen’s National Salvation Government has lambasted the recent decision by the UN Human Rights Council to ditch its group of experts investigating abuses and Saudi war crimes in Yemen, stating that the world…
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Saudi-led coalition continues hijacking Yemen oil amid UN silence: Official

The head of Yemen’s Oil Company says the Saudi-led coalition that has been invading the impoverished country continues to impound Yemen-bound oil tankers amid the United Nations’ silence on the piracy.Speaking on Thursday, Ammar al-Azra’i…
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UN accused of turning a blind eye to Yemen abuses

Human rights advocates from southern Yemen have accused the United Nations of turning a blind eye to human rights violations committed in areas under government control at the hands of what they described as “terrorist” groups. Human…
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Syria Welcomes Initiatives to Normalise Relations with Arab Countries, FM Says

Syria is ready to welcome any initiative to restore relations with Arab countries, the Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad announced yesterday. "The work of the United Nations General Assembly has shown regressions in the hostile speeches…
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Saudi-Led Coalition Impounds 4th Yemen-Bound Oil Tanker

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition that has been waging a war on Yemen for the past seven years has impounded a fourth oil tanker bound for the impoverished country. The vessel was confiscated as it was heading towards the western al-Hudaydah port…