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UN says fuel shortage threatens relief work in #Yemen

UN agency calls on Houthis to release fuel supplies, saying it needs 200,000 litres of fuel to distribute its food aid.

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Dozens killed in US-led air strikes in northern #Syria

Air raids targeting ISIL positions kill at least 52 civilians in Aleppo province, UK-based monitoring groups says.

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Ethiopian Israelis decry alleged police racism

At least 13 people injured in Jerusalem as protesters angered by filmed beating of Ethiopian soldier clash with police.

Ethiopian Israelis

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Fierce fighting grips Yemen's Aden as residents flee

Houthi fighters clash with Popular Resistance Committees for control of Aden's main airport as families flee the city.

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#Yemen to request membership of Gulf Cooperation Council

Spokesman for president says Yemen will next month present plan to join Sunni Gulf Arab union as clashes rage in Aden.

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Saudi king appoints nephew as crown prince

Reshuffle sees King Salman naming Mohammed bin Nayef as heir and replacing the world's longest-serving foreign minister.

King Salman

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Saudi king replaces crown prince in cabinet reshuffle

King Salman bin Abdulaziz relieves his younger half-brother of his duties and appoints nephew as new heir apparent.

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#Iran seizes cargo vessel on charges of 'trespassing'

Warships seize control of Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel in the Strait of Hormuz and escort it to Bandar Abbas.

Strait of Hormuz

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Aid groups warn of deteriorating situation in #Yemen

Red Cross spokesperson says "humanitarian catastrophe" unfolding as air strikes and clashes continue across the country.

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Al Jazeera staff trial in #Egypt adjourned to May 9

Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed face retrial after being freed on bail in February, having spent over 400 days in jail.

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