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Arab leaders pledged to back the country’s president against rebels who have fought to the outskirts of the southern city of Aden.

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    Yemeni warplane fleet destroyed in raids, Saudis say

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    Ni­ger­ian presidential vote is extended amid glitches and fears of violence

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    Syrian rebels take strategic town of Idlib

    Syrian rebels take strategic town of Idlib

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    Reports: Desperate pilot used ax on locked cockpit door of doomed plane

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    In fight for Tikrit, U.S. finds enemies on both sides of the battle lines

    In fight for Tikrit, U.S. finds enemies on both sides of the battle lines

    Shiite militias that fought Americans in Gulf War accuse U.S.-led coalition of conspiring to aid the Islamic State.

    Co-pilot in jet crash said to have had depression

    Co-pilot in jet crash said to have had depression

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    How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East

    How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East

    There is a danger the conflict could escalate beyond Yemen and spark a wider war.

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