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'Untold thousands' will die unless Saudis lift Yemen blockade: UN

The coalition has partially eased some restrictions on ports controlled by the Yemeni government, which is Saudi Arabia's ally in the country's devastating civil war.

published on : 16th November 2017

Yemen rebels say raid destroyed Sanaa airport navigation aids

Rebel authorities in Yemen said on Tuesday that a Saudi-led air strike had destroyed a navigation station at Sanaa international airport, which is critical to receiving already limited aid shipments.

published on : 14th November 2017

UN dismisses Saudi conditions to reopen Yemen port

The United Nations on Tuesday dismissed a Saudi demand that tighter inspections be put in place at Yemen's rebel-held Hodeida port before a devastating blockade is lifted. 

published on : 14th November 2017

IS car bomb kills 10 in Yemen government bastion

The jihadist group claimed the attack in the southern port city via the encrypted messaging app Telegram, adding that a Yemeni suicide bomber had detonated the vehicle.

published on : 14th November 2017

Blast hits security post in Yemen government bastion

A bombing hit a security post in Yemen's government bastion of Aden on Tuesday, killing and wounding several people, witnesses and police sources said.

published on : 14th November 2017

Saudi Arabia says it will reopen Yemen airports, seaports

Saudi Arabia's mission to the United Nations says the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen will begin reopening airports and seaports in the Arab world's poorest country.

published on : 13th November 2017

As Iran-Saudi 'Cold War' heats up, what next?

From a Yemeni missile attack to the resignation of Lebanon's prime minister, the "Cold War" between the Middle East rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran has been heating up.

published on : 12th November 2017

Saudi-led strikes hit defence ministry in Yemen capital

The coalition has targeted the defence ministry in the past, leaving it heavily damaged, but the fresh strikes come as tensions ratchet up between Saudi Arabia and its rival Iran.

published on : 11th November 2017

WHO wary of 'major setback' on cholera in Yemen amid blockade

Yemen, where a multinational conflict has caused a daunting humanitarian crises, has seen nearly 914,000 people infected by cholera since the latest outbreak began in April.

published on : 10th November 2017

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

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.

published on : 10th November 2017

UN, aid groups warn of 'starvation and death' in Yemen

About two-thirds of Yemen's population relies on imported supplies, said the groups, which include CARE, Save the Children and Islamic Relief.

published on : 9th November 2017

UN warns of massive famine if Yemen blockade isn't lifted

United Nations, Nov 9 (AP) The UN humanitarian chief warns that unless the Saudi-led military coalition lifts its blockade on Yemen the war-torn nati...

published on : 9th November 2017

President Hassan Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia of Iran's 'might'

People more powerful than you have been unable to do anything against the Iranian people," Rouhani warned Saudi today.

published on : 8th November 2017

US lauds Saudi exposure of Iran's support for Yemen rebels 

A White House statement urged the UN to review evidence that Iran is perpetuating the war in Yemen to further its regional ambitions.

published on : 8th November 2017

US accuses Iran of supplying missiles to Yemen

The United States on Tuesday accused Iran of supplying a missile to Yemeni rebels that was fired into Saudi Arabia in July 2017 and called for an international response.

published on : 7th November 2017
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