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UN: Tens of thousands displaced as Hudaida battle continues

UN secretary-general spokesperson says fighting near Hudaida has resulted in displacement of 26,000 people.

Houthis

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza over burning kite flying

Palestinians have been protesting Israeli occupation along the border by sending burning kites to the Israeli side.

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Saudi Arabia, UAE conduct air strikes on Yemen's Hudaida airport

Air strikes hit international airport near the port of Hudaida, a major gateway for aid to the famine-stricken country.

UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths

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UN envoy in Yemen for crisis talks over Hudaida port

Houthi-linked officials deny claim by Yemeni army that Saudi-led coalition has captured Hudaida airport from rebels.

Griffiths (L)

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Saudi-UAE led forces 'capture' Yemen's Hudaida airport

Yemeni military announce capture of airport from Houthi rebels, as UN special adviser warns of risk of famine.

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UNSC urges Yemen warring parties to keep Hudaida port open

UNSC expresses 'deep concern' over humanitarian situation, as Saudi, UAE forces continue offensive to capture Hudaida.

Hudaida port

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Pentagon denies involvement in Yemen's Hudaida military offensive

Department of Defense says US does not command, accompany, or participate in counter-Houthi operations in the port city.

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Rights groups demand release of Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

Prominent lawyer recently represented several women arrested for protesting against mandatory wearing of headscarves.

Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

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UNSC to hold emergency session amid assault on Yemen's Hudaida

The closed meeting requested by the UK comes as residents flee outskirts of city fearing incoming air attacks.

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UN slams 'excessive' Israeli force against Palestinians in Gaza

The resolution, backed by 120 countries, rejected a US bid to blame Hamas for the violence that has left 129 dead.

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