Nearly seven years after Yemen's brief encounter with the Arab Spring, we take a look at what happened, and how Yemeni youth lost their future, but not their hope, to civil war and anarchy.
Delegates of Yemen's warring government and Houthi rebels say they have set January 20 as a final date to exchange prisoners from both sides, in a mass swap deal.
UNHCR says some 5.6 million Syrian refugees still remain in five neighbouring countries, and $5.5 billion is required to support the refugees, including a million babies born in displacement.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara continues to talk with UN for international probe into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing.
The government and Houthi teams are in Sweden for talks expected to continue until the end of this week, the first since more than three months of negotiations collapsed in 2016.
Iraq celebrated the one-year anniversary of the official defeat of Daesh. The anniversary also saw the partial re-opening of the 'Green Zone' in Baghdad to civilians 15 years after it was set up in the wake of the US-led invasion and occupation.
Israel used live ammunition, rubber-coated metal bullets, sound bombs and tear gas.
Turkey's presidential communications director, Fahrettin Altun, reiterates calls for an international probe on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
World leaders gathered in Morocco adopted a UN migration accord, while countries like the United States and European Union nations and other, want national borders to remain sacrosanct.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said granted El Al permission to pass through its airspace during the Israeli leader's surprise visit to the country in October.
Amnesty International warns that those countries who continue to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia risk being complicit in war crimes in Yemen.
CNN cites source, who they say had read the translated transcript of the audio recording from the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by a hit squad on October 2.
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