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Saudi forces intercept Riyadh-bound Houthi missile

A Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen's Houthi rebels says it has intercepted a missile fired from the neighbouring country towards the kingdom's capital, Riyadh. Houthi rebels said on Tuesday they launched a ballistic mi...

The Stream – Can the Rohingya go back to Myanmar? | The Stream

The Rohingya crisis. We'll update one of our biggest stories of the year as it continues to slip off the radar. MSF is the first organisation to try to authoritatively assess how many people have been killed during the c...

Philippines: Storm Kai-Tak’s heavy rains hamper rescue efforts

Tropical Storm Kai-Tak has caused heavy flooding and landslides in the Philippines, killing at least 40 people. Bodies are still being retrieved from the rubble in some areas. President Rodrigo Duterte has promised a qui...

UN’s Yanghee Lee ‘puzzled’ after Myanmar blocks her entry

Harsh restrictions and arrests in Myanmar have made it incredibly difficult to cover human rights abuses going on in the country's Rakhine State. A military crackdown there has forced hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Mu...

Inside Story – Has the war in Yemen achieved its goals?

For many, the war in Yemen has become a story of numbers. At least 10 thousand people killed, 2 million displaced from their homes, and millions more on the brink of famine. Now, 1,000 days since the start of the conflic...

Philippines region hit in 2013 struggles after new storm

Communities in the central Philippines are struggling to recover after tropical storm Tai-Tak wreaked havoc last week, killing at least 40 people. The same region was ravaged by a powerful typhoon four years ago that cla...

Yemen conflict marks 1,000 days with no signs of abating

It’s now been 1,000 days since the conflict in Yemen began. The power struggle between the Houthis, a Shia rebel group and president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, backed by a Saudi-led coalition - has turned into a regional co...

16-year-old Palestinian girl arrested by Israeli forces

On Tuesday, Israel arrested a 16-year-old Palestinian girl in a night raid in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli military published images of the detention saying she was brought in for questioning. Later on Tuesday, po...

Saudi forces intercept Riyadh-bound Houthi missile

A Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen's Houthi rebels says it has intercepted a missile fired from the neighbouring country towards the kingdom's capital, Riyadh. Houthi rebels said on Tuesday they launched a ballistic mi...

Can the Rohingya go back to Myanmar? – The Stream

The Rohingya crisis We'll update one of our biggest stories of the year as it continues to slip off the radar. MSF is the first organisation to try to authoritatively assess how many people have been killed during the cr...

S Korea, Japan seek to mount pressure on N Korea

South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has arrived in Tokyo to meet Japanese leaders for rare talks. The countries have frosty relations stemming from Japan's wartime sexual exploitation of Korean women. But they ...

The angry Arab | Covering Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move | The Listening Post

When President Donald Trump announced last week that the US was making a seismic policy shift in the Middle East, officially recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the fallout was immediate. The bulk of the init...

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