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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
US jets target IS positions in Iraq
Warplanes attack fighters in besieged northern town of Amerli and airdrop humanitarian aid to civilians trapped there.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 19:13 GMT
Iraqi minority vows death before IS capture
Shia Turkmen in Amerli, besieged by the Islamic State group, vow to kill their families before seeing their subjugation.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 01:08 GMT
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