Yemen: Saudi-led coalition promises to ease blockade, reopen key ports

The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen has pledged to reopen the country's main airport, as well as two main ports. The blockade was …

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Saudi-led coalition to lift blockade on UN aid to Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has said the airport in the capital Sanaa and a key Red Sea port, Hudaydah, will re-open to United Nations …

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US warns of risk of missiles from Yemen hitting Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is warning Americans traveling to Saudi Arabia about the risk of ballistic missile attacks from neighboring Yemen.<p>A new U.S. travel warning follows a Houthi missile attack in early November near the international airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The missile …

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4 al-Qaida militants killed in U.S. drone attack in central Yemen - Xinhua

ADEN, Yemen, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- At least four militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch were killed in a U.S. drone attack in the central …

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Ignoring U.S. Complicity in the Destruction of Yemen

This weekend, <i>60 Minutes</i> aired a report on the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen. Unfortunately, U.S. involvement and complicity in that catastrophe …

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2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water: Red Cross - Region - World

Sanaa and al-Bayda have joined the list of Yemen cities without clean water due to lack of fuel for pumping stations, following a blockade imposed …

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Drone strike 'kills four Qaeda suspects' in Yemen

A drone strike killed four suspected Al-Qaeda fighters in central Yemen on Monday, a local official said.

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Millions in Yemen threatened by aid blockade, campaigners say

Millions of Yemenis face the risk of death as aid deliveries cannot get to those in need because of the continuing blockade of the war-ravaged …

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Yemen blockade

THE crippling Saudi-led blockade of Yemen has reached crisis proportions.<p>As senior UN relief officials noted recently, millions of Yemenis may be at …

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11 family members killed in Saudi-led airstrike in north Yemen - Xinhua

SANAA, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- A total of eight children and three women were killed when a Saudi-led airstrike struck a family house in Yemen's northern …

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UN slams Saudi blockade of Yemen

Humanitarian situation keeps deteriorating in Yemen, where millions of people have been cut off from humanitarian assistance since Saudi Arabia …

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The Saudi-US War on Yemen Is Killing 130 Children a Day and Other Bleak Statistics

The Saudi-led coalition is waging total war on Yemen in a bid to defeat the guerrilla group, the Houthis or the Helpers of God. The Houthis took …

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Yemen: USA, UK, France risk complicity in collective punishment of civilians

18 November 2017<p>The USA, UK and France must immediately cease supplying arms to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen, which is impeding …

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Yemen cities run out of clean water as Saudi-led blockade puts 1 million at risk of cholera

Three cities in Yemen have now run out of clean water because a blockade by the Saudi-led coalition has cut all imports of fuel needed for pumping …

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UN Offers to Send Team to Riyadh to Discuss Yemen Inspection Measures

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has offered to send a technical team to Riyadh to review current inspection measures to reinforce and introduce …

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UN says Saudi blockade deteriorating Yemen situation

The United Nations has refreshed its warnings that the humanitarian situation is deteriorating as a result of the Saudi-led war on the country.

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Save the Children says 130 children die every day in Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — An international aid group says an estimated 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger and disease.<p>Save the Children said late on Wednesday that a continuing blockade by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels is likely to further increase …

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Congress Timidly Complains About the War in Yemen

Hani Al-Ansi/DPA via ZUMA<p>I failed to note this a couple of days ago, but it’s worth posting about:<p>In a rare exercise of its war-making role, the …

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British government criticised for support of Saudi Arabia despite ’illegal acts’ in Yemen

The British Government is foolish to back Saudi Arabia, including with arms sales, while it is carrying out "clearly illegal acts" in Yemen, Liberal …

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U.S. Senator slams U.S. involvement in Yemen as the House declares military support unauthorized

Sen. Chris Murphy, a Democrat from Connecticut, took to the floor of the U.S. Senate Monday to draw attention to the "humanitarian nightmare" …

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Yemen's civilians pay price of Saudi-led blockade

<b>A Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's government has said it will not allow rebel-controlled air and sea ports to reopen until a better system is put in place to prevent alleged weapons smuggling.</b><p>The coalition tightened its two-year blockade of the war-torn country more than a week ago, after a …

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UN warns millions at risk in Yemen

A suicide car bomb has ripped through a base used by a local security force in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden killing at least six people.<p>Dozens of civilians were wounded in the attack which has been claimed by self-styled Islamic State. The jihadists are said to be gaining a foothold in the …


Huge explosion rocks Yemen's Aden, casualties reported - Xinhua

ADEN, Yemen, Nov. 14 (Xinhua) -- A huge explosion occurred near a police station and a center of military operations in the southern port city of …

Suicide Bombing

Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project Fast Fact Sheet - Sept 2017

Fast Fact Sheet - Sept 2017<p>The 24-month Emergency Crisis Response Project (ECRP) aims to mitigate the impact of the current crisis on local …

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Saudi Arabia’s blockade in Yemen will tip the country into famine, observers warn -

Saudi Arabia has tightened its blockade on Yemen, following a missile launch from the war-torn country towards the international airport in the Saudi capital of Riyadh. Saudi Arabia's crown prince ordered the closure of all ports and grounded all humanitarian flights, the Guardian reported, …

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PBS Newshour: Cholera, Hunger, and War are Ravaging Yemen. What Role Does the U.S. Play?

Justin Armstrong, the Yemen country director for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), discusses the cholera outbreak and the …

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Thousands protest in Yemen against Saudi-led blockade

1 / 2<p>Yemeni protesters against the Saudi-led coalition's blockade in rebel-held Sanaa on November 13, 2017<p>Yemeni protesters against the Saudi-led …

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Saudi-led coalition to allow commercial flights to Yemen: Minister - Region - World

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting against Yemen's Houthi movement will allow the resumption of international commercial flights to the …

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U.S. commander says Yemen missile was Iranian

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4 dead as UAE-backed Yemen troops advance against Al-Qaeda

ADEN (AFP) -<p>Two soldiers and two jihadists were killed in clashes Friday as Emirati-backed Yemeni forces seized an Al-Qaeda foothold in the country's south, security sources said.<p>Militants fled to nearby mountains after the clashes in Al-Hawtah district of Shabwa province, said a Yemeni officer, …

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