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Child malnutrition surges in war-torn Yemen: UN

Sanaa - Malnutrition among young children has soared to the highest levels ever recorded in parts of war-torn Yemen, the UN said Tuesday, as coronavirus and shortfalls in aid funding worsen a humanitarian crisis.

Mud-brick palace is Yemen's latest heritage site facing disaster

Saywun - Yemen's Seiyun Palace, one of the world's largest mud-brick structures, has become the war-torn country's latest heritage site facing the risk of collapse as heavy rains and years of neglect take their toll.

Hundreds of fighters head home in Yemen prisoner exchange

Sanaa - A landmark prisoner exchange between war-torn Yemen's government and Huthi rebels began Thursday, with hundreds of combatants heading home on flights criss-crossing the country and Saudi Arabia.

Yemen's warring sides to begin swap of over 1,000 prisoners

Sanaa - The warring sides in Yemen's long conflict will exchange some 1,081 prisoners Thursday and Friday, under a deal struck in Switzerland last month, a senior rebel official said Thursday.

Yemen's terrifying road to Taez on brink of collapse

Ibb - Lorries filled to the brim with goods labour up and down the dangerously winding and precipitous road of Hayjat al-Abed, the mountainous lifeline to Yemen's third largest city.

Last stand in Yemen as battle for oil-rich province rages

Marwath - Hadi Ahmed wearily sets up a tent in Yemen's Marib province, after fleeing fighting yet again in the government's last northern stronghold which is under intense pressure from Huthi rebels.

UN slashes health care in Yemen due to lack of funding

Sanaa - The United Nations said Wednesday that critical aid had been cut at 300 health centres across war-ravaged Yemen due to a lack of funding, with lifesaving food handouts also reduced.

Yemen's heritage battered first by bombs, then floods

Sanaa - Muddy waters lap overfoot in Sanaa's Old City, inhabited without interruption for more than 2,500 years but now facing disaster after floods that threaten the collapse of irreplaceable houses.

Bombed and looted: Yemen battles to save its heritage

Ibb - The two facades of the National Museum in the Yemeni city of Taez bear testament to the ravages of a war that has consumed the Arabian Peninsula country.

Saudi air attack in Yemen kills at least 25 civilians

Saudi-led airstrikes in northern Yemen continued to hit civilian areas rather than military targets with the latest attacks hitting a residential area in Jawf Province, killing at least 25 civilians and destroying three houses.

Op-Ed: Yemen STC separatists take control of key island Socotra

The internationally recognized Hadi Yemen government which is supported by Saudi Arabia has lost control of the large island off the south of the Yemen coast to the Southern Transitional Council (STC) a UAE-backed separatist group.

Yemenis turn to herbal remedies as fears mount over virus toll

Ibb - As medicines run short and hospital wards overflow, Yemenis are resorting to traditional herbal remedies to protect themselves from coronavirus in a country broken by years of conflict.

Saudi coalition air strike kills 13 civilians in Yemen

This Monday an airstrike by the US-backed Saudi coalition fighting the rebel Houthis in Yemen hit a vehicle in North Yemen. The attack killed 13 people including four children.

Deaths from coronavirus-like symptoms surge in Yemen's Aden

Aden - Deaths in Aden have surged to at least five times higher than normal, an NGO and medics say, igniting fears that the coronavirus is spreading unhindered in the Yemeni port city.

Fear of virus grows in Yemen's squalid camps

Mocha - In a desolate camp for Yemenis displaced by war, Nasima Ahmed wonders how she and her four children can possibly protect themselves as the novel coronavirus stalks the country.

Op-Ed: STC refuses to negotiate or cease fighting in Yemen

On Monday there was fighting in Zinjibar between Hadi's Yemen government forces supported by Saudi Arabia and Southern Transitional Council (STC) troops supported by the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Op-Ed: STC fights government forces in Yemen city of Zinjibar

On April 25th the separatist Southern Transitional Council had declared self-rule in parts of south Yemen in which supported by the UAE they had control. On Monday the first fighting broke out in the city of Zinjibar the capital of Abyan Province.

Op-Ed: WHO announces withdrawal from some Houthi-controlled Yemen areas

The World Health Organization(WHO) announced over the weekend that they are withdrawing from the parts of Yemen in the north controlled by the Houthi rebels. The Houthis are supported by Iran.

Op-Ed: Yemen Hadi government and STC agree to ceasefire on Socotra

Fighting in the island of Socotra off the southern coast of Yemen halted as forces loyal to the Saudi-Supported Hadi government and the Southern Transitional Council supported by the UAE fought for the provincial capital of Hadibo.

Op-Ed: Saudis extend uniltateral Yemen ceasefire for another month

Just a day after a previous ceasefire in Yemen expired, Saudi Arabia announced on Friday that they will be extending the unilateral Yemen ceasefire for another month claiming that it was needed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the war-torn country.
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