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Yemen coastal offensive driving mass displacement: Amnesty

Aden - A Yemen government offensive backed by ground troops and warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition has displaced tens of thousands of people along the country's western coast, Amnesty International said Thursday.

Yemenis fall deeper into poverty on eve of Ramadan

Sanaa - Marketplaces in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa were stacked with produce on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan, but there were barely any customers with the means to buy.

Yemeni PM says row over Socotra island resolved

Aden - Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher announced on Monday that a dispute over the island of Socotra sparked after the deployment of United Arab Emirates troops has been resolved.

Saudi tests siren after Yemen rebels fire new missiles

Apo - Saudi Arabia said Thursday it tested a new siren system for the capital Riyadh and oil-rich Eastern Province, the day after Yemeni rebels fired three ballistic missiles at the kingdom.

Saudi air defences intercept two missiles over Riyadh: state TV

Apo - Saudi Arabia's air defences intercepted two ballistic missiles over the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, state television said, the latest in a series of attacks claimed by rebels in neighbouring Yemen.

100,000 migrants fled to war-torn Yemen in 2017: IOM

Dubai - Nearly 100,000 migrants fled last year to Yemen, itself gripped by war and impending famine, to escape poverty and violence at home, the International Organization for Migration said Tuesday.

Tensions brew on Yemen's Socotra after UAE deployment

Aden - A Saudi delegation is on the strategic Yemeni island of Socotra in a bid to defuse tensions which erupted after the United Arab Emirates deployed troops there, Yemeni state media reported.

US commandos help Saudis against Yemen rebels: report

Washington - A team of elite US Green Beret commandos deployed to the Saudi border of Yemen last year to help find and destroy Huthi rebel missile caches, the New York Times reported Thursday.

Tehran dismisses Pompeo's 'unfounded' accusations

Tehran - Iran on Monday dismissed "unfounded" accusations by new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over its "ambition to dominate the Middle East".

IS 'emir' killed in southern Yemen: police

Aden - A top Islamic State group leader was killed and three others arrested in a government raid on Saturday in southern Yemen, police said.

Saudi-led strike 'kills dozens' of Yemen rebels

Sanaa - A Saudi-led coalition air strike has killed dozens of Yemeni rebels including two commanders, state media said Saturday, in another blow to the insurgents following the assassination of their political chief.

Strike kills dozens of Yemen rebels including commanders: Saudi TV

Dubai - An air strike on Yemen's capital by a Saudi-led military coalition has killed dozens of Huthi rebels including at least two commanders, Saudi television reported Saturday.

Saudi Arabia downs Yemeni rebel missile: state media

Apo - Saudi Arabia said its air defences on Friday intercepted a missile fired by Yemeni rebels, days after the insurgents' second-in-command was killed in an air raid by Riyadh and its allies.

Yemen rebels on defensive after strike takes out leader

Dubai - Yemen's Huthis suffered a major setback with the killing of their political chief in a Saudi-led air strike, analysts say, in a signal of Riyadh's determination to pursue its military campaign against the rebels.

UN chief strongly condemns air strikes on Yemen wedding

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday strongly condemned airstrikes on a wedding in Yemen that killed dozens of people, including children, and called for an investigation.

Yemen rebels vow to avenge coalition killing of political head

Sanaa - Yemen's Huthi militias vowed Monday to avenge the killing of their top political leader in what they said was a Saudi-led coalition air strike, the highest-ranking rebel to die in the three-year conflict.

Yemen Huthi political leader killed in coalition raid: rebels

Sanaa - The political leader of Yemen's Huthi rebels, Saleh al-Sammad, was killed last week in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition, the Iran-allied rebels said on Monday.

Yemen forces clash with jihadists after Red Cross worker killed

Aden - Five pro-government soldiers were killed and 19 wounded in clashes with jihadists in Yemen's southern city of Taez on Monday after the killing of an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross, medics said.

Dozens killed in air raid on Yemen wedding: medics

Sanaa - Dozens were killed and wounded in an air raid on a wedding party in Yemen, local officials said Monday, with Huthi rebels blaming a Saudi-led military coalition.

UN to launch new Yemen peace roadmap within two months

New York - The United Nations' new peace envoy for Yemen said Tuesday he will present a plan within two months to re-launch negotiations to end the war but warned that missile strikes on Saudi Arabia risked derailing the effort.

Football 'miracle' offers shared goal for war-torn Yemen

Aden - A "miracle" winning streak has propelled Yemen's senior and youth football teams to the Asian Cup, catching the war-torn nation's attention and offering a common goal to a divided country.

Yemen govt accuses Iran of arming Huthis with drones

Aden - The Yemeni government on Saturday accused Iran of supplying Shiite Huthi rebels with drones used for cross-border attacks into Saudi Arabia.

Yemen govt accuses Iran of arming Huthis with drones

Aden - The Yemeni government on Saturday accused Iran of supplying Shiite Huthi rebels with drones used for cross-border attacks into Saudi Arabia.

Yemen rebel missiles, drones shot down over Saudi

Apo - Saudi Arabia said its air defences on Wednesday intercepted ballistic missiles fired from rebel-held Yemen at Riyadh and the south of the kingdom where two drones were also shot down.

As divisions grow, role of Yemen's Hadi in doubt

Dubai - Yemen's president holds court with top diplomats, dispatches letters of condolence or congratulations, and presides over periodic meetings with aides. He sometimes grants television interviews.

NGOs pressure Macron over Saudi weapons as prince visits

Paris - Rights groups on Monday urged President Emmanuel Macron to pressure visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the war in Yemen, warning that Riyadh may be using French weapons in the conflict.

Rebels kill dozens of Sudanese troops in Yemen: military sources

Aden - A rebel ambush in Yemen killed dozens of Sudanese soldiers belonging to a Saudi-led coalition fighting on the side of the government, military sources and the insurgents said Saturday.

Yemeni rebels attack Saudi oil tanker: coalition

Apo - Yemeni rebels on Tuesday attacked a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea, causing "minor damage", state media said citing the Saudi-led military coalition against the Iran-backed insurgents.

'Several children' among Yemen Hodeida strike dead: UN

Dubai - Several children were among those killed in a strike on rebel-held Yemeni port Hodeida Monday, the UN said, calling it "one of the deadliest attacks" on minors in the country for years.

Air raid kills 16 near Yemen port of Hodeida: security sources

Aden - An air strike near the Yemeni port of Hodeida on Monday killed 16 people in a building where Huthi rebels were gathering, security sources told AFP.
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Unemployment tops 37 percent and is widely seen as driving Yemen’s multiple security crises and instability.
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