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Saudi reopens key oil pipeline after drone attack: Aramco

Apo - Saudi Arabia has reopened a key oil pipeline, an official said Thursday, after it was shut down by drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemen rebels.The official from state oil giant Aramco told AFP that the East West Pipeline "is fully operational".

Saudi-led warplanes pound Yemen rebels after pipeline attack

Sanaa - Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Yemeni rebel targets including in the capital on Thursday following insurgent drone strikes on a key oil pipeline that Riyadh said were ordered by its arch-rival Tehran.

Air strikes hit Yemen capital: rebels, witnesses

Sanaa - Warplanes struck in and around the rebel-held Yemeni capital Thursday two days after the insurgents claimed drone strikes that shut a key oil pipeline in neighbouring Saudi Arabia, the rebels and witnesses said.

UAE seeks Gulf 'de-escalation' after ship attacks

Dubai - The UAE said Wednesday it was "committed to de-escalation" after a spike in tensions in the Gulf but warned it would retaliate hard against Yemen rebel attacks on civilian facilities in the region.

Yemen rebels hand security of Hodeida ports to 'coastguard': UN

Hodeida - Yemen's Huthi rebels have handed over security of key Red Sea ports to the "coastguard" but much work remains to remove military equipment, the UN said Tuesday.

Yemen rebels hand security of Hodeida ports to 'coastguard': UN

Hodeida - Yemen's Huthi rebels have handed over security of key Red Sea ports to the "coastguard" but much work remains to remove military equipment, the UN said Tuesday.

UN to hold Yemen talks on port revenues

New York - UN officials will meet with Yemen's government and Huthi rebels in Amman on Tuesday to discuss managing revenues from Red Sea ports after the Huthis agreed to pull out of those facilities.

UN says rebel pullout from Yemen ports on track

The United Nations said Sunday that a Yemeni rebel withdrawal from key Red Sea ports was proceeding as planned, after the government accused the insurgents of faking the pullout.

UN says rebel pullout from key Yemen ports on track

Hodeida - The United Nations said Sunday that a Yemeni rebel withdrawal from key Red Sea ports was proceeding as planned, after the government accused insurgents of faking the pullout.

UN confirms Yemen aid port withdrawal underway

Hodeida - The UN confirmed a withdrawal by Yemen's Huthi rebels from three Red Sea ports had begun Saturday, while a senior pro-government official accused the rebels of faking the pullout.

Yemen's rebels to begin withdrawing from ports on Saturday: UN

New York - Yemen's Huthi rebels will begin a pullback from ports in the flashpoint city of Hodeida on Saturday, the first practical step on the ground since a ceasefire deal was reached in December, the head of a UN redeployment committee said.

Key Yemen grain silos come under fire: UN

Dubai - Grain silos outside the port of Hodeida that are vital to UN plans to feed millions of needy Yemenis were hit by gunfire just days after aid staff gained access, the UN said Friday.

Saudis dish out millions in Yemen aid amid global criticism

Midi - Standing amid the bullet-pocked ruins of a once rebel-controlled Yemeni district, Saudi officials unveil their latest multi-million dollar aid projects, seeking to blunt global criticism over a worsening humanitarian crisis.

Amnesty condemns Yemen rebels' detention of journalists

Dubai - Amnesty International on Wednesday condemned the prolonged detention of 10 journalists by Huthi rebels in Yemen, saying it reflected "the dire state of media freedom" in the war-torn country.

US voices concern for Baha'i facing death from Yemen Huthis

Washington - The United States urged Yemen's Huthi rebels to end mistreatment of members of the Baha'i faith, as the community on Thursday criticized as "absurd" prosecutor's allegations against a believer sentenced to death.

'Spy vulture' held in war-torn Yemen

Sanaa - Griffon vulture Nelson crossed into war-torn Yemen in search of food but ended up in the hands of Yemeni fighters -- and temporarily in jail for suspected espionage.

Inquiry opens into leaked classified 'French weaponry in Yemen' note: sources

Paris - French authorities have opened an investigation into the leaking of a classified military note which revealed French weapons are being used by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, sources told AFP on Wednesday.

Saudi coalition destroys Yemen rebels' drone cave

Apo - The Saudi-led coalition launched an air raid Saturday on a cave in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, used by Huthi rebels to stockpile drones, a spokesman said.

Yemen risks 'massive resurgence' of cholera: Oxfam

Mocha - Oxfam has warned that war-torn Yemen risks a "massive resurgence" of cholera, with around 195,000 suspected cases of the disease recorded so far this year.

UN tells Yemen parties to pull back from Hodeida

New York - The UN Security Council on Thursday urged Yemen's government and Huthi rebels to pull back their forces from the key city of Hodeida "as soon as possible" in line with a ceasefire deal reached four months ago.

Yemen's Huthi rebels say Trump veto proves US behind war

Sanaa - Yemen's Huthi rebels Wednesday slammed US President Donald Trump's veto of a Congress resolution directing him to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen as proof Washington was behind the conflict.

Trump veto proves US behind Yemen war: Huthi rebels

Sanaa - Yemen's Huthi rebels on Wednesday slammed President Donald Trump's veto of a Congress resolution directing him to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen as proof Washington was behind the conflict.

Trump vetoes bill to end US support for Saudi-led Yemen war

Washington - President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution from Congress directing him to end US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the second such move of his presidency.

Yemen parties agree details of pullback plan: UN envoy

New York - Yemen's government and Huthi rebels have accepted a detailed plan for a much-delayed pullback from the flashpoint city of Hodeida, the UN envoy said Monday, but no timetable was announced for the withdrawals.

Classified note confirms French weaponry in Yemen: report

Paris - French weapons are being used by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, according to a classified military note revealed on Monday which contradicts public statements from France's government.

Classified note confirms French weaponry in Yemen: report

Paris - French weapons are being used by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in Yemen, according to a classified note revealed by French media on Monday which contradicts the claims of France's government.

Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren: UN

Sanaa - An explosion near two schools in the rebel-held Yemeni capital killed 14 children and wounded 16, the UN said Tuesday, but the cause of the weekend blast remains unclear.

Congress ends US support for Yemen war, Trump likely to veto

Washington - US lawmakers voted Thursday to end military support for the bloody Saudi-led war in Yemen, dealing a harsh bipartisan rebuke to Donald Trump and taking the historic step of curtailing a president's war-making powers.

Germany adds six months to Saudi arms export ban: government

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government Thursday extended by six months an embargo on weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, instituted last October in response to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Merkel govt split on Saudi arms exports as deadline looms

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government was Thursday struggling to overcome divisions on whether to extend or scrap a weapons export embargo against Saudi Arabia.
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