UAE-backed militia deports Yemenis from southern Yemen

‘Northerners’ have been driven from Aden city, videos and documents sent to Al Jazeera show. Nearly two dozen Yemenis have said they were beaten, tortured and arbitrarily held by militias affiliated with the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen, then dumped hundreds of kilometres away in areas rife with violence and warned to never return. In a series of videos […]

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Djibouti seizes control of Dubai-run Doraleh port

Doraleh Container Terminal taken over by government, says Dubai-owned DP World has damaged national sovereignty. The government of Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal operated by United Arab Emirates-based DP World, saying that the contract between the two parties was damaging the sovereignty of Djibouti. The government announced the nationalisation of the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) in Djibouti […]

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Qatari royal's detention in UAE confirmed by his family

Rights committee in Qatar receives complaint by Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani about his arbitrary detention in Abu Dhabi. The family of a Qatari royal family member who says he is being held as “a prisoner” in the United Arab Emirates has confirmed his arbitrary detention, according to a Doha-based human rights group. The National Human Rights Committee in Qatar (NHRC) […]

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UN: 40,000 displaced Yemenis without aid in Aden

UN says it has been unable to distribute aid to refugees since southern separatists overran most of the coastal city. The United Nations has expressed concern for more than 40,000 displaced Yemenis who had sought refuge in Aden, saying it had been unable to distribute aid since southern separatists overran most of the city at the weekend. “We are extremely […]

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Mueller probing foreign donations to Trump’s inauguration committee

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators grilled several witnesses about millions of dollars in donations to President Trump’s inauguration committee, a new report said Friday. The donors they asked about had links to Russia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, sources told ABC News. Those interviewed included longtime Trump pal Tom Barrack, who was in charge of […]

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