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Classrooms in rebel-held Yemen shuttered on first day of school

Sanaa - Classrooms in Yemen's capital and rebel-held north remained largely empty on the first official day of school Sunday, as war, hunger and an economic collapse leave millions struggling to survive."The future of 4.

Young lives obliterated by Yemen's war

Ibb - Yemeni teenager Nasr Mansour Ghaleb was working at his family's nut shop and hoping to go back to school in his home city of Taez when his life was cut short.

Suffering grips Yemen three years after rebel takeover

Sanaa - Three years after Iran-backed rebels swept into Sanaa, a semblance of normality has returned to the Yemeni capital. But across the war-wracked country a humanitarian disaster is unfolding.

Yemen's Saleh makes first appearance since Huthi clash

Sanaa - Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh made his first appearance in Sanaa at the funeral of a colonel killed in clashes with his rebel allies, media run by Saleh's party reported Thursday.

Deadly clashes in Yemen rebel ranks spark fears of 'strife'

Sanaa - A Yemeni colonel loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and two Huthi rebels have been killed in Sanaa, in an unprecedented escalation of violence between the allies with Saleh's party warning it could push the capital into all-out war.

Children among 14 dead in new air strike on Yemen capital

Sanaa - Children were among at least 14 people killed in an air strike that toppled residential blocks in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Friday, witnesses and medics said.

Air raids on Yemen capital kill dozens

Sanaa - More than 30 people, including civilians, were reported have been killed Wednesday in air raids on Yemen's capital, where a Saudi-lead coalition has been bombing Iran-backed Huthi rebels.

Civilians killed in air raid on Yemen capital: witnesses

Sanaa - Several people including civilians were killed in an air raid Wednesday on the Yemeni capital, witnesses and local media said.

Al-Qaeda attack kills six soldiers in southern Yemen

Aden - Six soldiers of a new anti-jihadist force formed by the United Arab Emirates were killed and others were abducted Wednesday in an Al-Qaeda suicide bombing in southern Yemen, a Yemeni military official said.

Yemen cholera cases could exceed 600,000 in 2017: Red Cross

Sanaa - More than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Sunday as the war-torn country's healthcare system faces collapse.

CARE chief says Yemen situation a 'shame on humanity'

Sanaa - The head of anti-poverty NGO CARE International on Saturday denounced the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen, which is also suffering from a cholera epidemic, as "an absolute shame on humanity".

20 Yemeni civilians reported dead in air strike

Aden - An air raid in Yemen has killed at least 20 people mostly from the same family, the UN and witnesses said Wednesday, the latest in a series of suspected strikes on civilians by a Saudi-led coalition.

20 Yemeni civilians killed in air strike: UN, witnesses

Aden - An air strike on a group of displaced Yemenis has killed at least 20 civilians, mostly from the same family, a UN statement and witnesses said Wednesday.

24 killed in air raid on Yemen market: medical official

Sanaa - At least 24 civilians were killed in an air raid Sunday on a market in northern Yemen, a medical official and witnesses said, blaming the Saudi-led coalition battling Yemeni rebels.

Less than 30% of pledged Yemen aid delivered: UN

Sanaa - Less than 30 percent of pledged international aid has been delivered to Yemen this year, a UN official said Wednesday, as millions across the country struggle to survive. Donors in April pledged close to $1.

Cholera leaves Yemen hospitals in constant code black

Sanaa - At Yemen's Sabaeen Hospital, code black is an understatement: patients sleep three to a bed, on the bare floor or outside in tents as cholera brings a country torn by war to its knees.

27 dead as Yemen army closes in on Taez palace

Aden - Yemeni government forces fought Saturday to capture a rebel-held presidential palace in the southwestern province of Taez after clashes that killed 27 people, medics and military sources said.

Op-Ed: Forces of Saudi-supported Yemen president Hadi lose Aden airport

Aden - Forces loyal to the United Arab Emirates are reported to have taken control of the airport in Aden ousting fighters loyal to the Saudi-supported president Mansour Hadi.

Op-Ed: What does selling $110bn of arms to Saudi Arabia really mean?

Riyadh - Donald Trump has announced a $110bn deal with Saudi Arabia for new military systems. The Obama administration sold $115bn to the Saudis in its term of office. The question for analysts, however, is about the effects of the sales on the region.

Suspected Saudi-led raid kills Yemeni civilians

Sanaa - A suspected raid by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen killed more than 20 civilians Wednesday, the latest in a spate of deadly strikes by the alliance that have drawn condemnation.
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