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Senators plan another push to restrict U.S. role in Yemen war

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 04:18

Lawmakers are gearing up for their second attempt to pass a bill that would end U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen’s brutal civil war.

Yemen war: Jeremy Hunt flies to Middle East for talks amid humanitarian crisis

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 04:10

Jeremy Hunt is on his way to the Middle East to hold talks on trying to end the four year-long war in Yemen.

2 women killed in Saudi-led airstrike in northern Yemen

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 04:07

At least two women were killed in a Saudi-led airstrike on a farm in Yemen's northern province of Amran on Thursday, the Houthi-controlled Saba news agency reported.

Saudi Coalition scores big advance in key northern Yemen district

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 04:02

The Saudi Coalition and their Yemeni allies scored a big advance in the northern region of Yemen on Wednesday, seizing several points from the Houthi forces in the Sa’ada Governorate.

UN envoy arrives in Yemen to discuss truce around port city

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 03:55

Yemeni security officials say U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths has arrived in the capital, Sanaa, to discuss the situation in and around the key port city of Hodeida.

Yemen crisis: UN gains access to vital Hudaydah grain store

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 03:50

UN aid officials have for the first time in six months reached a vast store of desperately-needed food on the frontline in Yemen's Hudaydah port.

Yemen's Houthi rebels refuse to withdraw from Hodeidah ports, hinder Stockholm agreement

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 02:07

Yemen's Houthi rebels refused to withdraw from two Hodeidah's ports on Monday, hindering a peace deal brokered by the United Nations in Stockholm in December last year.

Arab League, EU seek common ground on crises in Yemen, Syria and Libya

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 02:06

Arab and European states sought common ground on security threats and regional crises including Yemen, Syria and Libya on Sunday at their first joint summit held in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm

UN to host largest country appeal ever for Yemen

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 02:04

The UN will on Tuesday host a donor conference to raise $4.2 billion (Dh14.7bn) to support 24 million Yemenis suffering from years of conflict and deprivation.

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