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US to review Yemen Huthi terrorist label, end Saudi support: Blinken

Washington - US President-elect Joe Biden's administration will quickly revisit the designation of Yemen's Huthi rebels as terrorists and end support to the devastating Saudi offensive on the country, his pick for secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said Tuesday.

Huthis defiant as US brands Yemen rebels 'terrorists'

Sanaa - Yemen's Huthis were defiant Monday after the United States moved to brand the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-minute move in defiance of aid groups who fear it will tip the country into famine.

Pompeo says US designating Yemen's Huthis a terrorist group

Washington - The United States will designate Yemen's Huthi rebels as a terrorist group, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday, a late-term move that aid groups fear will worsen a humanitarian crisis.

Yemen govt vows to restore stability after deadly attack

Aden - The new power-sharing Yemeni government vowed on Thursday to bring stability to the war-torn country, a day after a fatal attack ripped through Aden's airport targeting cabinet members.

Yemen airport blasts kill 26 as government plane arrives

Aden - At least 26 people were killed when explosions rocked Yemen's Aden airport moments after a new unity government flew in, in what some officials charged was a "cowardly" attack by Iran-backed Huthi rebels.

Struggling artists bring smiles in war-weary Yemen

Sanaa - Yemeni men, women and children filled a hall earlier this month in rebel-held Sanaa, laughing and clapping as actors took to the stage with comic relief for their war-wracked country.

Explosion rocks Greek-operated tanker in Saudi port

Apo - An explosion rocked a Greek-operated oil tanker docked at Saudi Arabia's port of Shuqaiq on Wednesday, Greek officials said, in an attack that a Riyadh-led military coalition blamed on Yemeni rebels.

US keeps 'all options' open for Yemen's Huthis

Manila - The United States is "keeping all our options open" when it comes to Yemen's Huthi rebels, the national security advisor said Monday, amid reports the outgoing Trump administration could tag the group as terrorists.

Yemen in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine in decades: UN

New York - War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen in decades, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned Friday.

'Terrorist' tag for Yemen's Huthis raises fears of aid blocks

Dubai - Indications that the US is considering declaring Yemen's Huthi rebels a "terrorist organisation" have alarmed humanitarian groups who say it could cripple aid delivery and tip the country into famine.

Yemen's ancient 'Manhattan of the Desert' risks collapse

Sanaa - Dubbed the "Manhattan of the desert" for its centuries-old skyscrapers, Yemen's ancient city of Shibam escaped damage in the civil war -- but faces collapse from disrepair amid rains and floods.

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.

Two Americans, 240 Yemen rebels freed in apparent swap

Washington - Two captive Americans were freed Wednesday in Yemen as more than 200 supporters of the country's Huthi rebels were allowed to return home, in an apparent swap involving Saudi Arabia and Oman.

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.

'Deadly consequences' of Yemen aid obstruction, HRW warns

Dubai - Human Rights Watch warned Monday of "deadly consequences" as a result of the obstruction of aid in war-torn Yemen, where the humanitarian effort has already been badly hit by the coronavirus crisis.

Yemen 'pandemic of impunity' must end: UN war crimes experts

Geneva - War-ravaged Yemen is in the grip of a "pandemic of impunity", UN war crimes investigators said Wednesday, calling for the case to go before the International Criminal Court.

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.

Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

Apo - Yemeni separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule in the south on Wednesday and pledged to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal, mending a rift between allies in the war against Huthi rebels.

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.

Black Yemenis remain in shadows, far from global protests

Dubai - At a time when the Black Lives Matter movement is reshaping societies, black Yemenis have scant hope for an end to centuries of discrimination that has only worsened during the country's civil war.

Yemen's Huthis allow UN team to visit 'time bomb' tanker: source

Dubai - Yemen's Huthi rebels have given UN inspectors the green light to inspect a decaying oil tanker abandoned off the coast with 1.1 million barrels of crude on board which experts say could rupture at any time.

UN warns Yemen on brink of famine again

Dubai - War-torn Yemen is once again on the brink of famine as donor funds that averted catastrophe just 18 months ago have dried up, the country's UN humanitarian coordinator told AFP.

UK set to resume Saudi arms sales despite Yemen concerns

London - Britain said on Tuesday it would resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia, halted last year after a UK court ruling over the Gulf kingdom's bombing campaign in neighbouring Yemen.

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 downturn deepens Yemen's economic despair

Apo - On top of war and the coronavirus pandemic, Yemen faces looming economic disaster as a crisis gripping its main benefactor Saudi Arabia dents remittances and leaves state coffers running dry.
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A soldier aims his weapon on rebel targets in the northwestern Yemeni province of Saada.
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A still image from a video uploaded by the media arm of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), purportedly shows one of the group's top militants, Harith al-Nadhari
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Soldiers gesture along a road leading to the Defence Ministry's compound as smoke rises after an attack, in Sanaa, December 5, 2013
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Displaced children in Habban area in the south.
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Protesters raising separatist flags in the southern Dhalea governorate.
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Police officers look at a damaged vehicle at the site of three large explosions, near former President Ali Abdullah Saleh's house which is also within close proximity to the French embassy, in Sanaa. February 3, 2014
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Smoke raises from the Defence Ministry's compound after an attack, in Sanaa December 5, 2013
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A Yemeni child at school. Many Yemeni children are malnourished
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File photo: Protesters in Yemen attack US embassy
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Nearly 380k children in Yemen could not resume school this year due to the ongoing conflict.
Nearly 380k children in Yemen could not resume school this year due to the ongoing conflict.
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My siblings and I in Yemen, circa 1993.
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Damaged vehicles are seen at the scene of a suicide attack at the Defence Ministry compound in Sanaa, December 5, 2013
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A military unit in Yemen's Saada Province.
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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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