Mereana Hond

Mereana Hond

Middle East

UN chief urges world leaders to end Yemen conflict

Yemen is in the grip of the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

UN chief urges world leaders to end Yemen conflict

US & Canada

UN General Assembly: World leaders' attempts to stand out

For more than 70 years, world leaders have gathered before the United Nations General Assembly to speak and to be heard.

UN General Assembly: World leaders' attempts to stand out

Middle East

Qatari artists illustrate impact of 100 days of Gulf crisis

This week marked 100 days since Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain imposed a blockade on Qatar. Reacting to the blockade, five Qatar artists have covered the walls of what was once Doha's old Fire Station with graffiti.

Qatari artists illustrate impact of 100 days of Gulf crisis

Middle East

Yemen sees growing divisions between allied rebel groups

Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have held rival rallies in the capital Sanaa in a sign of growing divisions between supporters of overthrown President Ali Abdullah Saleh and their Houthi rebel allies.

Yemen sees growing divisions between allied rebel groups

Middle East

Yemen sees growing divisions between allied rebel groups

Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have held rival rallies in the capital Sanaa in a sign of growing divisions between supporters of overthrown President Ali Abdullah Saleh and their Houthi rebel allies.

Yemen sees growing divisions between allied rebel groups

Middle East

Yemen: Dozens killed by Saudi-led coalition raid

A Saudi-led coalition air raid near Yemen's capital, Sanaa, has killed dozens of people, many of whom are thought to be civilians.

Yemen: Dozens killed by Saudi-led coalition raid

Middle East

HRW accuses Houthis, allies of using banned landmines in Yemen

Human Rights Watch, the international rights monitor, says it has evidence Houthi fighters, as well as al-Qaeda’s local branch, have been planting landmines in Yemen.

HRW accuses Houthis, allies of using banned landmines in Yemen

Middle East

Gulf crisis: Four Arab states issue new statement in Qatar row

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be heading to Kuwait next week, to help efforts to resolve the month-long Gulf dispute.

Gulf crisis: Four Arab states issue new statement in Qatar row

Asia

Indian students' 3D-printed satellite takes flight

A group of teenagers in India have created the world’s smallest and lightest satellite with 3D-printing technology. The KalamSat was sent on a four-hour sub-orbital flight to test whether it really is as good as it looks.

Indian students' 3D-printed satellite takes flight

Africa

At least 17 dead after Shabab attack on diner in Somali capital

Gunmen stormed a restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu after a suicide car bomb attacker targeted the building. At least 17 people were killed in the attack.

At least 17 dead after Shabab attack on diner in Somali capital

Middle East

Israel backs GCC states in rift with Qatar

Israel has backed Saudi Arabia and several other Arab countries that have imposed land, sea and air blockades against Qatar in the region's biggest diplomatic crisis.

Israel backs GCC states in rift with Qatar

Middle East

Qatar's diplomatic crisis: Mediation to end isolation failing

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah has returned home after a short visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday during which he held talks with the Saudi King on ways to defuse an escalating crisis between Arab countries and Qatar.

Qatar's diplomatic crisis: Mediation to end isolation failing