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Houthis take control of charity headquarters

Houthi rebel in SanaaArmed Houthi militias stormed a literacy centre run by the Solidarity Foundation in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, eye witnesses said, 24 women were holding a sit-in in the centre after the Houthi group threatened to storm it.


Benghazi 'Rebel Council' refuses to join talks between parliament and opposition

Libyan flagThe Shura Council for the Benghazi rebel group of revolutionary Islamists has joined the ranks of several other parties that are refusing to participate in the dialogue process that took place on Monday in the western border city of Ghadames between members of the Libyan House of Representatives, the parliament in Tobruk and the opposition that has been boycotting the government, Anadolu news agency reported.


UN calls on Tel Aviv to lift the siege of the Gaza Strip

Ban Ki-MoonThe United Nations has called on the Israeli government to lift the siege that has been imposed on the Gaza Strip for more than eight years now, while also expressing support for the agreement allowing the entrance of construction supplies and materials into the Strip.


David Cameron: ISIS fighters are an 'enemy of the UK'

David CameronBritish Prime Minister David Cameron told the Conservative Party Conference today that terrorism has found a new "crucible" in Iraq and Syria in the form of the Islamic State (ISIS). These people are "evil", he told delegates.


Australia: Israeli land appropriation 'not useful' and 'unsuitable'

Julie BishopThe Australian government has asked the Israeli authorities to withdraw their decision to confiscate Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, particularly the latest appropriation of 4,000 dunams in Hebron near the Israeli settlement of Etzion.