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Iran halts Saudi pilgrimage flights

Monday, April 13th 2015, 11:29
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran suspends flights for pilgrims to Saudi Arabia following the alleged sexual assaults of two Iranian boys in Jeddah.
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Saudi women's small steps on path to progress

Monday, April 13th 2015, 9:57

Saudi women see limited gains in struggle for rights
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VIDEO: On patrol with Saudi's border guards

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 9:36
related countries: Yemen Yemen

As the conflict in Yemen rages, guards protecting Saudi Arabia's border are on high alert for attacks by Houthi rebels.
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The hunt for the Saudi 'rubbish girl'

Friday, April 10th 2015, 23:45

Thoughtless selfie leads to a happy ending
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Pakistan votes for Yemen neutrality

Friday, April 10th 2015, 15:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Yemen Yemen

Pakistan parliament calls for neutrality in Yemen conflict, snubbing Saudi Arabia's request to join an anti-Houthi coalition.
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VIDEO: Saudi border guards 'on alert'

Friday, April 10th 2015, 15:58
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The guards on the Saudi Arabian side of the border with Yemen are "on alert" for attacks by the Houthi rebels in control of parts of the country.
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VIDEO: Inside Sanaa as fighting continues

Friday, April 10th 2015, 8:58
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

Fighting in Yemen continues, with Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebel targets. A local journalist captured footage after strikes in the capital Sanaa.
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Khamenei condemns Yemen 'genocide'

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 15:27
related countries: Iran Iran, Yemen Yemen

Iran's supreme leader condemns as "genocide" the military intervention in Yemen by his country's main regional rival, Saudi Arabia.
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Angry Saudis refuse Swedish monkeys

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 11:40
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Saudi Arabia refuses to accept four tiny Amazonian monkeys from a Swedish zoo because of a diplomatic row, Swedish media report.
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US boosts arms for Yemen coalition

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 23:01
related countries: United States United States, Yemen Yemen

The US says it is speeding up weapons deliveries to a Saudi-led coalition bombing Houthi rebels in Yemen.
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VIDEO: 'War in Aden is on every street'

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 14:22
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Fierce fighting is continuing around the port city of Aden in Yemen, where a coalition of forces, led by Saudi Arabia, is trying to stop the advance of Houthi rebel forces.
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VIDEO: Yemen locals 'without water for days'

Monday, April 6th 2015, 19:55
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified despite continued air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition.
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UN considers Yemen air strike pause

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 6:46
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The UN Security Council says its members need time to consider calls for a humanitarian pause in Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen.
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VIDEO: 'Indiscriminate' cost of Yemen crisis

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 4:48
related countries: Russia Russia, Yemen Yemen

The UN Security Council is meeting on Saturday to discuss a Russian proposal for a pause in the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen.
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Yemenis seek refuge in Somalia

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 18:06
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti, Somalia Somalia

Dozens of Yemenis cross the Gulf of Aden to get to Djibouti and Somalia to escape fighting and Saudi air strikes, the UN refugee agency says.
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Yemen crisis: Where does Saudi offensive go next?

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 18:01
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Frank Gardner asks: What are the Saudis hoping to achieve?
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Blast at Yemen factory 'kills 35'

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 17:05
related countries: Yemen Yemen

At least 35 workers have been killed by a blast at a diary factory in Yemen, medics say, as Saudi-led air strikes continue against Houthi rebels.
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VIDEO: Saudi Arabia's bid to stop IS threat

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 5:39

Barbara Plett Usher reports on Saudi Arabia's attempts to stop its citizens joining Islamic State abroad, and asks whether it should be looking closer to home.
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Yemen 'on verge of total collapse'

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 15:15
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The UN's human rights chief warns Yemen is "on the verge of total collapse", as Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombard Houthi rebels.
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Saudi Arabia 'weathers oil storm'

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 12:00

Investor confidence in Saudi Arabia remains strong, according to the governor of a body which attracts investment to the kingdom, in spite of the price of oil halving.
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Saudi Arabia fights pull of Islamic State

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 2:31

Riyadh tries to counter the pull of Islamic State among its citizens
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Dozens dead near Yemen refugee camp

Monday, March 30th 2015, 20:47
related countries: Yemen Yemen

At least 40 people have died in a blast near a refugee camp in western Yemen, aid workers say, but officials deny Saudi air strikes were the cause.
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Yemen leader accuses 'Iran stooges'

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 0:59
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's president accuses Iran of destabilising his country, as Saudi Arabia vows to continue air strikes until Yemen is "stable and safe".
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Fresh air strikes hit Yemen rebels

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 2:47
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bomb Yemen for a third night, targeting Shia Houthi rebels as they advance in and around the port of Aden.
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VIDEO: Yemen: Houthi heartlands targeted

Friday, March 27th 2015, 17:05
related countries: Yemen Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition has carried out further bombing raids against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, hitting their northern heartland.
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Yemen leader Hadi gets Saudi refuge

Friday, March 27th 2015, 2:33
related places: Riyadh

Yemen's President Hadi arrives in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, as a Saudi-led coalition continues air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels.
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VIDEO: Saudi Arabia attacks rebels in Yemen

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 23:05
related countries: United States United States, Yemen Yemen

A coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia have launched air strikes against the Houthi rebels in Yemen, as Jeremy Bowen reports.
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Oil prices surge on Yemen airstrikes

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 14:41
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Oil prices rise and shares fall after Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, and its allies launch airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen.
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Saudi Arabia launches Yemen strikes

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 14:38
related countries: United States United States, Yemen Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, saying it is "defending the legitimate government" of President Hadi.
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Yemen crisis: An Iranian-Saudi battleground?

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 1:44
related countries: Iran Iran

How an impending civil war could pull in regional powers
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Yemen call for Gulf intervention

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 22:37
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's foreign ministry calls for Gulf Arab states to intervene, with the UN warning that the country is on the brink of civil war.
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Oil price rebound is 'unlikely'

Sunday, March 22nd 2015, 20:17

The oil price is unlikely to reach again the record levels seen in the past few years, says Saudi Arabia's representative at Opec.
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Saudi Arabia's new desert megacity

Friday, March 20th 2015, 1:48

What will Saudi Arabia's new billion-dollar metropolis be like?
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VIDEO: Iran 'expanding occupation of Iraq'

Monday, March 16th 2015, 6:50
related countries: Iran Iran, Iraq Iraq

Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal claims "Iran is expanding its occupation or Iraq", which he says is unacceptable.
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