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Saudi-led coalition to start 48-hour truce in Yemen

CAIRO/DUBAI: A Saudi-led military coalition will start a 48-hour ceasefire in Yemen’s war at noon (0900 GMT) on Saturday in the latest effort to end a conflict that has displaced millions and caused a worsening humanitarian disaster. The coalition has been fighting Houthi rebels and forces loyal to Yemen’s former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, since… Read More »

Scandal rocks Democratic Party truce on eve of convention

PHILADELPHIA: US Democrats scrambled on Sunday (Jul 24) to contain damaging revelations of an insider effort to hobble Bernie Sanders’s White House campaign that threatened an uneasy truce on the eve of the party’s convention. Democrats converge on Monday on Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love”, to elevate Hillary Clinton as the party’s nominee who… Read More »