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U.N. says civilian casualties in Yemen average 123 per week

World Dec 8, 2018

U.N. says civilian casualties in Yemen average 123 per week

The United Nations' refugee agency said Friday there were nearly 1,500 civilian casualties in Yemen from August through October, the latest grim tally to emerge from a four-year civil war as opposing parties hold talks in Sweden. The announcement came as Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels ...

Street by Saudi U.S. Embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'

World Dec 1, 2018

Street by Saudi U.S. Embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'

Local officials in a Washington neighborhood have voted to rename a street outside Saudi Arabia's Embassy in honor of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. If approved by the City Council, the advisory commission's measure means a stretch of road going past the expansive embassy building ...