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  • US and Israel say confrontation with Iran needed for peace

    Israeli PM deletes tweet that said he was at Warsaw summit to discuss ‘war with Iran’ EU fears that a US and Polish-led summit on the Middle East is designed largely to build an alliance against Iran appear to have been confirmed, when the Israeli prime minister and the US secretary of state said a confrontation with Iran was necessary to achieve peace in the region. Mike Pompeo, the US’s top diplomat, did not single out Iran in his formal opening statement, but in separate remarks to reporters...

    the Guardian
  • Time running out to turn Yemen ceasefire into peace, says Hunt

    Lack of trust between warring countries putting people at risk, UK foreign secretary says Jeremy Hunt has warned of “a shortening window of opportunity” to save Yemen’s partial ceasefire in advance of talks in which Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates will face pressure to not resume their military offensive. The two countries are backing a UN-recognised Yemen government seeking to repel an Iranian-supported Houthi government, and are frustrated that Houthi forces have not withdrawn from the...

    the Guardian
  • UK says time to turn Yemen ceasefire into peace is shortening

    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Wednesday said the window of opportunity to turn a ceasefire in Yemen into a plan for peace was shortening.

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  • UK says time to turn Yemen ceasefire into peace is shortening

    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Wednesday said the window of opportunity to turn a ceasefire in Yemen into a plan for peace was shortening.

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  • Brexit: 'Extra time' may be needed, says Jeremy Hunt

    Jeremy Hunt says a delay beyond the 29 March deadline depends on progress in the coming weeks.

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  • Sexual violence rampant in South Sudan's Unity area, says UN

    Brutal sexual violence committed with "pervasive impunity" and a level of "premeditation" persists in South Sudan's northern region, the United Nations said on Friday

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  • Sexual violence rampant in South Sudan's Unity area, says UN

    JUBA, South Sudan (AP) " The United Nations says that brutal sexual violence persists with "pervasive impunity" and a level of "premeditation" in South Sudan's northern region.According to a report issued Friday by the U.N. Human Rights Office and the U.N. Mission in South Sudan, at least 134 women and girls were raped, including some as young as eight, between September and December last year. The report said that an additional 41 others suffered different forms of sexual and [

    The Palm Beach Post