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Yemen's Houthi rebels advance into Sanaa
Fierce battles between army and rebels continue for third day in the capital, forcing hundreds to flee their homes.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2014 13:41 GMT
Yemen fighting rages as truce talks collapse
Fierce battles continue for second day in capital city Sanaa, pushing country to the brink of civil war.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 19:58 GMT
Houthi rebels shell Yemen state TV office
Foreign airlines suspend flights to Sanaa airport as armed Shia group clashes with army on capital's northern outskirts.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 13:55 GMT
Houthi rebels push into Yemeni capital
Residents and officials say Shia fighters advancing along Thalatheen Street, a major route into western edge of Sanaa.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 06:39 GMT
Yemen clashes escalate as army shells rebels
Dozens of people killed in two days of fighting between Houthis and government-allied forces on outskirts of Sanaa.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 18:15 GMT
Iraq parliament rejects PM security nominees
Parliament rejects prime minister's nominees for crucial defence and interior ministry posts as US intensifies strikes.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 17:25 GMT
Will IS campaign broaden sectarian divide?
Sunnis believed to have helped the Islamic State group are reportedly subject to revenge.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 12:31 GMT
Yemen police fire on Houthi protesters
Police shoot dead at least seven Shia protesters as march on government buildings in Sanaa turns violent.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 13:29 GMT
Iraq retakes more towns from Islamic State
Kurdish forces and Shia armed volunteers kill at least two senior Islamic State fighters as they make military gains.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 12:19 GMT
Iraq breaks Islamic State siege of Amerli
Government forces mainly composed of peshmerga fighters enter northern town where thousands of civilians were trapped.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2014 07:15 GMT
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