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UN seeks $22.5bn for war, humanitarian crises victims

From South Sudan to Syria and from Afghanistan to Yemen, conflict with no end in sight is main cause of human suffering.

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Trump weighs recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Officials say US leader considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital but will delay promise to move embassy.

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Saudi Arabia 'intercepts another Houthi missile'

Incident marks the second time in a month that a missile was launched from Yemen towards Saudi Arabia.

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Shoukry: 'No legal reason' restricting Ahmed Shafiq

Foreign minister's remarks follow confusion over whether Egypt's ally UAE has placed a travel ban on Ahmed Shafiq.

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Confusion surrounds Ahmed Shafiq's fate in the UAE

Former Egyptian PM says he is prevented from leaving the UAE, while Emirati minister Gargash says he is free to go.

Ahmed Shafiq

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Theresa May: Saudi blockade on Yemen must be eased

Flow of commercial supplies into Yemen must be resumed to avert humanitarian catastrophe, British PM tells Saudi royals.

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Syria's besieged areas await winter with trepidation

With living conditions already dire, residents of areas under siege across the country face threat of survival as winter sets in.

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Eastern Ghouta shelled despite 'truce agreement'

UK-based monitoring group says Syrian government forces shelled Eastern Ghouta a day after a ceasefire was announced.

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German broadcasters drop Roger Waters over BDS stance

Concerts by Pink Floyd star canceled over his call to boycott Israel for its abuses against Palestinians.

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Rouhani: Saudi tensions with Iran 'to cover up defeats'

Iranian leader says relations have improved with neighbours but Riyadh stokes animosity to distract from own problems.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

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