Humanitarian crises

Mourners cry during the funeral of Palestinian Mohammed Shreteh, in the West Bank village of Mazraa al-Gharbiya, near Ramallah, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Shreteh succumbed to his wounds that were sustained during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the village last month. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
November 11, 2018 - 3:34 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Sunday defended his decision to allow the transfer of $15 million from Qatar to Gaza's Hamas rulers, rejecting criticism that the move had strengthened the Islamic militant group. Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters that it was "the right step" at the...
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Mourners cry during the funeral of Palestinian Mohammed Shreteh, in the West Bank village of Mazraa al-Gharbiya, near Ramallah, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Shreteh succumbed to his wounds that were sustained during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the village last month. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
November 11, 2018 - 11:29 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Sunday defended his decision to allow the transfer of $15 million from Qatar to Gaza's Hamas rulers, rejecting criticism that the move had strengthened the Islamic militant group. Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters that it was "the right step" at the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2016, file photo, a man stands among the rubble of the Alsonidar Group's water pump and pipe factory after it was hit by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the kingdom's airstrikes. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
November 10, 2018 - 11:28 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2016, file photo, a man stands among the rubble of the Alsonidar Group's water pump and pipe factory after it was hit by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the kingdom's airstrikes. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
November 10, 2018 - 3:41 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2016, file photo, a man stands among the rubble of the Alsonidar Group's water pump and pipe factory after it was hit by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the kingdom's airstrikes. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
November 10, 2018 - 3:20 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2016, file photo, a man stands among the rubble of the Alsonidar Group's water pump and pipe factory after it was hit by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the kingdom's airstrikes. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
November 09, 2018 - 11:30 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2016, file photo, a man stands among the rubble of the Alsonidar Group's water pump and pipe factory after it was hit by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the kingdom's airstrikes. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
November 09, 2018 - 11:01 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the...
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November 09, 2018 - 10:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will stop refueling Saudi Arabian aircraft fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, the Pentagon and the Saudi kingdom said late Friday. The refueling change does not affect the U.S. military assistance and training to improve the Saudi airstrikes, which have reportedly...
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November 09, 2018 - 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will stop refueling Saudi Arabian aircraft fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, according to a statement released late Friday by the Saudi kingdom. U.S. officials had told The Associated Press earlier Friday that the Pentagon was taking steps to end the arrangement...
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FILE - In this Friday Sept. 28, 2018 file photo, a fisherman paddles his boat past destroyed buildings on the coast of the port city of Hodeida, Yemen. Amnesty International said warned late Wednesday. Nov. 7, 2018 that Yemen's rebels have taken up positions on a hospital rooftop in the contested Red Sea city of Hodeida that a Saudi-led coalition is trying to capture. This raises concerns the Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, plan to use the patients at the Hodeida hospital as human shields to ward off airstrikes from the coalition. Amnesty is urging the warring sides to protect civilians. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
November 09, 2018 - 12:20 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis from the Hodeida area have been forced to flee amid a Saudi-led coalition offensive to take the key Red Sea port city from Shiite rebels, the United Nations' refugee agency said Friday, as fierce battles continue to rage in the area. Some 445,000...
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