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June 19, 2018 11:23 AM Malaysia's military involvement in Saudi-led war in Yemen must end, says lawyers for liberty

KUALA LUMPUR: Local human rights body, Lawyers for Liberty, says it is concerned with Malaysia's military involvement in the Saudi Arabia-led coalition war against Yemen that started in 2015 and continues to this day. Referring to the recent assault by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, the body has called on Defence Minister 4

June 16, 2018 10:19 AM UN envoy in Yemen for emergency talks on Hodeida

SANAA: The UN envoy for Yemen arrived in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on Saturday for talks on the key aid port of Hodeida where rebel fighters are battling a regional coalition. Martin Griffiths is expected to propose to rebel leaders that they cede control of the Red Sea port to a UN-supervised committee to avoid further fighting with advancing government 6

May 29, 2018 11:49 PM Russian journalist shot dead in Kiev: Police

KIEV: A Russian war correspondent who fled to Kiev after criticising Moscow's role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine was shot dead Tuesday in the Ukrainian capital, police said. Arkadi Babchenko was the second Kremlin critic living in Kiev to be killed in less than two years, and police said they suspected the crime was linked to his work. Pavel Cheremet 8

May 19, 2018 11:57 PM FARC leader wanted in US suspends hunger strike

BOGOTA: Former FARC leader Jesus Santrich said Saturday he has halted a 41-day-old hunger strike, two days after a Colombian court suspended his extradition to the United States. "In response to the clamour of these voices, I have taken the decision to temporarily suspend my hunger strike," he wrote in a letter read by academic Jairo Estrada after a visit 11

May 2, 2018 2:34 PM 17 killed in latest Mali attack

BAMAKO: Jihadists killed 17 civilians in an attack of "unparallelled horror" in northern Mali, near the border with Niger, local militia groups said on Wednesday. Elderly people were burned alive in their homes and attackers looted property. It came days after suspected jihadists killed more than 40 people on April 26 and 27 in the northwestern region 13

April 30, 2018 8:10 AM Tehran dismisses Pompeo's 'unfounded' accusations

TEHRAN: Iran on Monday dismissed "unfounded" accusations by new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over its "ambition to dominate the Middle East". Pompeo lashed out at Tehran on Sunday during a rapid tour of Middle East allies ahead of a crucial White House decision on whether to quit a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Speaking during a visit to Iran's 18

April 28, 2018 11:27 AM IS 'emir' killed in southern Yemen: Police

ADEN: A top Islamic State group leader was killed and three others arrested in a government raid on Saturday in southern Yemen, police said. Saleh Nasr Fadl al-Bakhshi, self-proclaimed "emir" of the radical group's branch in the Aden and Abyan regions, was killed in the raid on an IS hideout in government-held territory, a senior officer with Aden's 26

April 23, 2018 3:47 PM Dozens dead in Syrian assault on Yarmuk camp: Monitor

BEIRUT: More than a dozen Syrian regime forces have been killed fighting the Islamic State group in a devastated southern district of the capital Damascus, a monitoring group said Monday. Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ramped up their ground operations and bombing raids against the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk in southern Damascus 25

April 14, 2018 9:11 AM Syria forces enter Douma, last holdout in rebel bastion: State media

DAMASCUS: Syria's internal security forces entered Douma on Saturday, state media reported, saying the final rebel holdout on the edge of Damascus would be secured within "hours". Douma was the last rebel-held town in the Eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus, and is the site of the alleged gas attack that prompted a volley of Western air strikes on Saturday 10

April 13, 2018 3:40 PM Russia says has ‘proof’ UK was behind alleged Syria chemical attack

A man is washed following alleged chemical weapons attack, in what is said to be Douma, Syria in this still image from video obtained by Reuters on April 8, 2018. — Reuters pic MOSCOW, April 13 — The Russian military today said it had proof that an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta was staged on orders from London. Russian defence 23