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Reasons behind the eventual withdrawal of Kuwait from PGCC

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SHAFAQNA- Tehran Times: After several years since the beginning of Syria crisis, the Persian Gulf Arab states are changing their policies towards this county, and following the move of UAE and Bahrain, Kuwait will soon expand its relations…

World Happy, Yemen Bloody

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SHAFAQNA- “#World_Happy_Yemen_Bloody” hashtag in support of Yemenis people has gone viral on Twitter in first days of new year, in the wake of Yemen civil war. While The world is celebrating the new Christian Year , Yemen’s nation is…

Yemen: The problem of lost and stolen food aid as people face famine

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SHAFAQNA- Inspite Billions of dollars in food and other foreign aid are coming into war-ravaged Yemen , it is suffering from the most severe famine in more than 100 years, because food often isn't getting to people who need it most. Across…

Iranian Envoy criticizes silence over Saudi's use of Darfur children soldiers in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News: The Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad criticized the silence of foreign-based Persian-language media over deploying Darfur children soldiers in Yemen war. In a Sunday tweet, he wrote, “the New York Times…

Pope Francis pleaded for fraternity in Christmas Speech

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SHAFAQNA- Pope Francis, in his Christmas message to the world emphasized fraternity "among individuals of every nation and culture", and said “Our differences are a source of richness".  "My wish for a happy Christmas is a wish for fraternity. Fraternity…

UN ceasefire monitors arrive in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA- A United Nations team monitoring a ceasefire in Yemen's Hodeidah arrived in Aden on Saturday. The team led by Patrick Cammaert, a retired Dutch general, made its first stop in Aden where the internationally-recognised government…

Iranian PM: Iran has no problem in negotiating with Saudi Arabia

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SHAFAQNA- The member of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iranian Parliament stated that by developing bilateral relations with the neighboring countries we can quickly deal with the difficulties caused by sanctions. "Iran…

Turning Yemen ceasefire agreement into a reality will be a slog

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SHAFAQNA | By Leila Yazdani : Although the Hodeidah deal is seen as a crucial step towards a diplomatic solution in Yemen  , but observers fear Hodeidah deal may not lead to end of Yemen's war. Clashes broke out in the Yemeni port city of…

Iran lauds global awareness to Yemen disaster

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has praised global awareness about the calamities of the Saudi-led war on Yemen, expressing hope that it would help end the war in the country. “We hope that by actions that have…

Zarif: Riyadh and Washington are fomenting 'dangerous escalations' in Middle East

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SHAFAQNA | BY Leila Yazdani : At the Doha Forum in Qatar, Iranian foreign Minister Javad Zarif rejected the label of the world's top sponsor of terrorism ascribed to it by Saudi Arabia and the U.S. He accused Riyadh and Washington of fomenting…

US Senate defies Trump, rebuking Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killing

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SHAFAQNA- US Senate on Thursday delivered back-to-back rebukes of President Donald Trump's embrace of Saudi Arabia, first voting to end U.S. participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen and then unanimously approving a measure blaming the kingdom's…

Yemen's warring parties reach Hodaidah ceasefire agreement

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SHAFAQNA- The first significant breakthrough for U.N.-led peace efforts in five years of conflict; Yemen’s warring parties agreed on ceasefire in Hodaidah and withdraw their troops. UN said both sides will withdraw from city under deal. Talks…

Zarif, Lavrov discussed Syria crisis

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov held a phone conversation on Wednesday over a number of issues, including the ongoing crisis in Syria. During the talks, the two sides conferred…

Director of Quds TV: Fighting for Yemen means fighting for Palestine

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SHAFAQNA- “Thank God, Muslims more understand that the fighting for Palestine and liberation of al-Quds is the main subject for all Muslims in the world,” Director of Turkish Quds TV Nureddin Shirin said in an Interview with Shafaqna. Referring…

UN head to attend Yemen’s peace talks in Sweden

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SHAFAQNA- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will participate in Yemen peace talks in Sweden on Thursday. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to attend peace talks between Yemen’s warring sides in Sweden on…

Islamic scholars prohibited the normalization of relations with Israel

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SHAFAQNA- Clerics from Yemen, Iraq, Palestine, Lebanon and Syria issued a joint statement on Monday that denied normalization with Israel and called for the liberation of Islamic holy sites. The joint statement of Muslim scholars confirmed…

Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects UN troops in Hodeidah

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SHAFAQNA- Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects U.N. troops in Hodeidah city. Earlier representatives from Yemen’s Houthi and the internationally recognised government held direct talks for the first time in Sweden on Sunday in what is seen…

ANSARULLAH: CLOSING SANA’A AIRPORT IS A WAR CRIME

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SHAFAQNA- "Former Saudi-backed government in Yemen will not take control of Aden airport and closing Sana’a airport is a war crime", head of Ansarullah delegation Muhammad Abdul salam said in Sweden peace talks, according to Al-Masirah TV…

90,000 mosques across Turkey to raise money for Yemen

SHAFAQNA- The collection of donations will begin after Friday prayers in 90,000 mosques across Turkey. Those wishing to participate in the charity campaign can also send a text message with the word YEMEN to 5601 to donate 10 Turkish liras…

Yemen peace talks start with Agreement to exchange prisoners

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SHAFAQNA- Yemen’s warring sides agreed on Thursday to exchange prisoners at the start of peace talks in Sweden that aim to end Yemen civil war that called the "worst humanitarian crisis" by UN. The peace talk is set to last a week in the…

Iran’s Zarif blames U.S Complicity in war crimes

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slams Complicity of U.S in war crimes in Yemen, emphasizing that aim of U.S is creating Permanent instability to justify heinous policy. “Complicity in Saudi & UAE war crimes with…

Facing Sharp blame on Saudi Ties, U.S. claims Iranian Threat Growing

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SHAFAQNA- Facing increasing pressure to end all U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war crimes in Yemen, The Trump administration on Thursday attempted a deflection, accusing Iran of stepping up violations of a U.N. ban on arms exports and threatens…

Aid groups urged US to end military support in Yemen’s civil war

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SHAFAQNA- The five humanitarian organizations urged the US, as one of the most generous humanitarian donors in Yemen, to end military support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Yemen’s civil war, warning of 14 million people…

Iraqis slam Saudi war crimes in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA- Hundreds of Iraqi condemned Saudi coalition war crimes in Yemen. Gathering in one of the main squares in Baghdad and carrying placards, they expressed solidarity with the oppressed people of Yemen. They also urged governments…

OCHA-UNICEF joint statement on the Situation in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA- Joint statement by Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, and Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director, on the Situation in Yemen: “The recent de-escalation in fighting…

Photos: Prophet Muhammad’s birth anniversary in Yemen

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SHAFAQNA- Mehr News: On Tuesday, the Yemeni people participated extensively at the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), carrying the pictures of Seyyed Abdulmalek Al-Houthi, leader of Ansarullah, green and white flags and the banners…

Video: Yemenis mark Prophet Muhammad’s birth anniversary despite Saudi war

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SHAFAQNA- Press Tv: People in Yemen have taken to the streets of the capital Sana’a and different cities of the country to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad. During the event, people reaffirmed their unflinching support…

Yemen: The Houthi group said it is ready for a broader ceasefire

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SHAFAQNA- A senior leader from Yemen's Houthi group has announced they were halting drone and missile attacks on Saudi-led coalition - if the Saudi-UAE alliance battling his movement is prepared to do the same. The Houthi group said it was…