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Yemen war: ‘Milestone’ peace talks begin in Sweden

Media captionThe UN says Yemen is on the brink of the world’s worst famine in 100 years if the war continues Peace talks aimed at ending nearly four years of civil war in Yemen, described by the UN special envoy as an important milestone, have started in Sweden. Martin Griffiths announced the signing of a […]

Matthew Hedges: Academic ‘psychologically tortured’ in UAE jail

Media captionMatthew Hedges tells the Today programme that standing in ankle cuffs was “mentally exhausting” The British academic jailed for spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has told how he endured “psychological torture”. Matthew Hedges, 31, said he was forced to stand “all day” in ankle cuffs, suffered panic attacks and had suicidal thoughts. […]

Yemen war: ‘Milestone’ peace talks begin in Sweden

Media captionThe UN says Yemen is on the brink of the world’s worst famine in 100 years if the war continues Peace talks aimed at ending nearly four years of civil war in Yemen, described by the UN special envoy as an important milestone, have started in Sweden. Martin Griffiths announced the signing of a […]

Matthew Hedges: Academic ‘psychologically tortured’ in UAE jail

Media captionMatthew Hedges tells the Today programme that standing in ankle cuffs was “mentally exhausting” The British academic jailed for spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has told how he endured “psychological torture”. Matthew Hedges, 31, said he was forced to stand “all day” in ankle cuffs, suffered panic attacks and had suicidal thoughts. […]

Matthew Hedges: Academic ‘psychologically tortured’ in UAE jail

Media captionMatthew Hedges tells the Today programme that standing in ankle cuffs was “mentally exhausting” The British academic jailed for spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has told how he endured “psychological torture”. Matthew Hedges, 31, said he was forced to stand “all day” in ankle cuffs, suffered panic attacks and had suicidal thoughts. […]

Matthew Hedges: Academic ‘psychologically tortured’ in UAE jail

Media captionMatthew Hedges tells the Today programme that standing in ankle cuffs was “mentally exhausting” The British academic jailed for spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has told how he endured “psychological torture”. Matthew Hedges, 31, said he was forced to stand “all day” in ankle cuffs, suffered panic attacks and had suicidal thoughts. […]

Matthew Hedges: Academic ‘psychologically tortured’ in UAE jail

Media captionMatthew Hedges tells the Today programme that standing in ankle cuffs was “mentally exhausting” The British academic jailed for spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has told how he endured “psychological torture”. Matthew Hedges, 31, said he was forced to stand “all day” in ankle cuffs, suffered panic attacks and had suicidal thoughts. […]

Israel targets Hezbollah ‘terror tunnels’

Image copyright AFP Image caption It is not known how many tunnels the Israeli military is targeting Israel says it is blocking tunnels dug into its territory by the Hezbollah movement in Lebanon which were to be used to take Israeli citizens hostage. It said it was neutralising the “terror tunnels” before they became operational […]

Israel targets Hezbollah ‘terror tunnels’

Image copyright AFP Image caption It is not known how many tunnels the Israeli military is targeting Israel says it is blocking tunnels dug into its territory by the Hezbollah movement in Lebanon which were to be used to take Israeli citizens hostage. It said it was neutralising the “terror tunnels” before they became operational […]

Khashoggi murder: CIA chief Haspel ‘to brief Congress’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Gina Haspel is reportedly angry over the leak of CIA findings The head of the CIA will now brief Congress on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, US media say. They say Gina Haspel is to talk to Senate leaders on Tuesday. She was absent from last week’s briefing by the […]