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UN envoy says risk of return to war in Yemen 'real'

Sep. 28, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Yemen warned that the risk of a return to fighting “is real,” urging warring parties to accept a longer extension of the current ceasefire due to expire next month. Hans Grundberg's stark warning late Tuesday came after he met in Saudi...

Gulf Arab nations ask Netflix to remove 'offensive' videos

Sep. 06, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gulf Arab countries on Tuesday asked Netflix to remove “offensive content” on the streaming service, apparently targeting programs that show people who are gay and lesbian. A joint statement issued on behalf of a committee of the Gulf...

Electrical grid problems cut power to parts of Oman

Sep. 05, 2022 11:01 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Electrical grid problems cut power to parts of Oman for hours on Monday, authorities said. The outage began in the early afternoon and lasted for much of those affected until around 6 p.m.. The state-run Oman News Agency described the outage as a...