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Flood

Floods kill four people in eastern Yemen

Floods in the eastern Yemeni province of Hadramaut have killed four people and injured two in the past 24 hours, emergency authorities in the...
Yemen

Yemen’s rebels mount attacks against Saudi Arabia amid escalation

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dpa/GNA – Yemen’s Iran-linked Houthi rebels unleashed a series of attacks against neighbouring Saudi Arabia on Friday, according to the Houthis, the latest...
Aramco Oil Facility

Yemen’s Houthis claim attack on Saudi oil facility in Jeddah

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Yemen's Houthi rebels said on Monday they have hit a Saudi oil facility in the coastal city of Jeddah, though there has been...
Yemen

Yemen’s government, rebels continue prisoner swap for second day

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Yemen's warring parties will continue on Friday a much-anticipated prisoner swap operation that began the day before, in the largest exchange of detainees in...
Yemen

Yemen records 110,000 suspected cholera cases since beginning of 2020

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More than 110,000 suspected cases of cholera have been recorded in Yemen since the beginning of 2020, the United Nations Office for the Coordination...
IDPs camp in Marib for families who escaped the increased clashes in Al Jawf Governorate Northern Yemen. Credit: Abdullah Algaradi/ICRC

Yemen: Millions prepare for Ramadan amid floods, conflict and coronavirus threat

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People across Yemen will mark Islam’s holy month this year amid ongoing conflict, seasonal diseases, floods and rising prices, in a country where the...
Yemen

UN to reduce aid to Houthi-controlled area in Yemen due to rebels’ restrictions

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The humanitarian assistance to Yemen's northern areas could be reduced next month due to escalating restrictions imposed by the Houthi rebel group, a UN...
surgery

Yemeni Conjoined Twins Die Before Their Surgery

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The newborn conjoined twins trapped in the Yemeni rebel-held capital Sanaa died on Saturday while waiting to be transferred abroad for lifesaving surgery, Yemeni...
airstrike

Six killed as Saudi-led airstrike hits presidential compound in Sanaa

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A powerful airstrike by Saudi-led coalition hit the headquarters of presidential office in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday, targeting a secret meeting of...
Yemen

Yemen: 25 civilians perish in Saudi-led airstrike

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A total of 25 people were killed when a Saudi-led coalition warplane struck a popular market in Yemen's northern province of Saada, Houthi-controlled state...
CHOLERA

Yemen Cholera deaths up at 1,054

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The death toll from cholera in war-torn Yemen has increased to 1,054 since April 27, with the total suspected cases reaching 151,000, the Yemeni...
helicopter

Saudi helicopter shot down by friendly fire in Yemen

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A Saudi-led coalition Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Yemen by friendly fire on Tuesday, killing 12 military personnel aboard, the Yemeni Defense...
Drone

Two U.S. drone strikes kill 7 al Qaeda suspects in Yemen

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Two U.S. drone airstrikes have killed at least seven suspected al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's northeastern province of Marib, a security official said Wednesday. ...
A chopper upon lift off

Death toll rises to 42 in helicopter strike off Yemen coast

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A helicopter strike off Yemen's Hodeida coast on Thursday night has killed up to 42 Somali refugees, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said...
A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)

Feb. 16 world news summary at 0130 GMT

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SANAA -- The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemeni dominant Houthi rebels killed at least 11 women in an airstrike on a funeral house north of...
Jong Un

Feb. 13 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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PYONGYANG -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday claimed it successfully test-fired a surface-to-surface medium- and long-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2 and...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

Yemen Houthis claim responsibility for attacking Saudi warship

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Yemen's dominant Houthi group has claimed responsibility for attacking a Saudi warship that killed two crew members and wounded three others on Monday. ...
Yemen

Jan. 30 world news summary at 0130 GMT

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SANAA -- At least 25 civilians were killed in the latest U.S. counter-terror raid in Yemen on Sunday, tribal and local sources in Baida...
Palestine, Israel

Jan. 29 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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JENIN -- The Palestinian Ministry of Health said a 19-year-old Palestinian was killed and five others wounded early Sunday by Israeli soldiers in a...
Yemen

Houthi government strongly condemns U.S. raid on Yemen

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Yemen's dominant Houthi-run government strongly condemned a U.S. raid on southern Yemeni province of Baida at dawn on Sunday that killed more than 30...
Yemen

Yemenis aspire to peace as war deepens regionalism, sectarianism

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In a small and unfurnished room on the northwestern outskirts of the capital Sanaa, Nasreen Ali, a 24-year-old newly-graduated student, has settled after the...

Saudi-led warplanes strike military base in Yemen’s capital

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The strike hit the Military Engineering Base in Sawan quarter east of the capital, about 500 meters east of the U.S. embassy. ...
Yemeni fighters loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi wait in their pick-up trucks on a road in the Sirwah area, in Marib province on April 9, 2016. [Xinhua]

Bumpy road ahead to reconcile Yemen warring sides

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The internationally recognized government of Yemen has rejected a peace plan proposed by the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shortly after it turned...
fire

Oct. 29 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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CHICAGO -- An American Airlines plane caught fire Friday afternoon on a runway at O'Hare Airport in Chicago, the United States, local officials said. ...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

Ceasefire violations extends Yemen’s peace process

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Yemen's dominant Shiite Houthi group traded accusations with Saudi Arabia on Friday over breaching a ceasefire mediated by the United Nations, deepening the uncertainty...

Oct. 19 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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ADEN, Yemen -- U.S. drone strikes killed about seven members of the Yemen-based al-Qaeda offshoot in the country's southeastern province of Shabwa on Tuesday,...

Aug. 31 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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LIBREVILLE -- Gabon's incumbent president Ali Bongo has won the presidential elections by garnering 49.8 percent of the total votes, official results released here...

Aug. 15 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- Two police officers and one civilian were killed when a car bomb detonated near a traffic police station in Turkey's southeastern province...
Palestine, Israel

Aug. 9 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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JERUSALEM -- The Israeli police announced on Tuesday a plan to substantially increase its presence in Palestinian villages in east Jerusalem in the upcoming...
internet

Aug. 8 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- Turkey has lifted its ban on the Russian news website Sputnik, after months of keeping it blocked, state-run Anadolu Agency reported Monday. ...