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Saudi led Arab alliance close to capturing Hodeidah airport, says Yemen military

By: Reuters | Aden |

Updated: June 16, 2018 3:10:05 pm





A pro-Houthi police trooper stands past a patrol vehicle in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen.(Photo: Reuters)
Forces from an Arab alliance entered the airport in Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah Saturday, the coalition-backed Yemeni military said, in the biggest offensive in the war against the Iran-aligned Houthi movement.
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Arab Coalition Attacks Yemeni City in Bid to Oust Rebels

CreditNajeeb Almahboobi/EPA, via ShutterstockDUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates began an assault early Wednesday on the Yemeni city of Hudaydah, seeking to oust Iranian-backed Houthi rebels who control the strategic port, the Yemeni government said.Aid workers who have remained in Hudaydah said the center of the city remained mostly quiet, and fighting appeared to be concentrated along the city’s southern edge.
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Egyptian football suffered after Arab Spring; only to rise miraculously and make it to Russia

Written by Mihir Vasavda
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Updated: June 6, 2018 4:47:26 pm





Football played a significant role in the Egyptian Arab Spring but suffered in its aftermath.“Much of modern Egypt’s history – post Arab Spring – is linked to football,” Professor James Dorsey, a Singapore-based Middle East football expert, tells The Indian Express.
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The Arab American Civic Council organized a No Muslim Ban march and rally last year in the wake of P

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The Arab American Civic Council organized a No Muslim Ban march and rally last year in the wake of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to select Muslim-majority countries.(Courtesy of Rashad Al-Dabbagh)
The Arab American Civic Council organized a No Muslim Ban march and rally last year in the wake of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to select Muslim-majority countries.
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In the Arab World, the Rallying Cry of Jerusalem May Have Lost Its Force

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BEIRUT, Lebanon — For decades, the idea of a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital served as a rare and powerful rallying cry that united the Arab world.Credit
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Palestinian leaders have learned that declarations of concrete support from their Arab brothers only sometimes materialized.
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Gulf Arab Figure Visited Israel Last Week, Minister Says

Follows Netanyahu remark that ties with Arab world best ever




Minister declined to say if Israeli leader met Gulf official






A Gulf Arab political figure visited Israel last week, an Israeli cabinet minister said, reinforcing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent claim that relations with Arab states have never been better.6 remark set off chatter in both Israeli and Arab media that the prime minister had met with a high-ranking official from the Gulf.
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