Eid Elsharkawy

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Anti-Houthi fighters score more gains in south Yemen

ADEN (Reuters) - Fighters loyal to Yemen’s deposed president seized about 10 southern villages from Houthi forces on Tuesday, pursuing their offensive a day after capturing the country’s biggest air base, residents and loyalist sources said.<p>Clashes took place across the southern province of Lahj, …

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Afghanistan: sharp rise in women and children casualties in first half of 2015

UN reveals 1,591 civilians killed and 3,329 wounded as war enters its 14th year, as fighting in residential areas and greater role of militias contribute to increase<p>The war in Afghanistan is killing or wounding increasing numbers of civilians, with women and children showing the sharpest rise in …

Copies of famous artworks replace ads on Tehran billboards

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In an unusual move by Tehran's mayor, hundreds of copies of famous artworks — both of world masters and Iranian artists — have …