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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.

Saudi-led Yemen coalition pulled from UN blacklist

New York - Campaigners reacted angrily on Monday to the removal of the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen from a list of groups violating children's rights, in a report by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Yemen: world's worst humanitarian crisis

Apo - Yemen is wracked by a war which has killed tens of thousands of people and led to the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations.

Saudi seeks to raise $2.3 bn in Yemen donor conference

Apo - Saudi Arabia seeks to raise $2.3 billion from an emergency donor conference Tuesday to support war-battered Yemen as it faces a coronavirus catastrophe in the sixth year of the kingdom's military intervention.

30 years after unity dream, fragmented Yemen faces reality

Dubai - Thirty years after unification, Yemen is on the verge of fragmentation as a result of armed conflicts, regional rivalries and foreign interference.

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.

War-torn Yemen reports first virus deaths stoking fears

Dubai - Yemen has recorded its first two coronavirus deaths, the health minister said late Wednesday, after the war-torn country confirmed five new cases, stoking fears of a major outbreak.

Saudi-led coalition rejects south Yemen self-rule declaration

Apo - The Saudi-led military coalition in war-torn Yemen on Monday rejected a declaration of self-rule by separatists in the country's south and demanded "an end to any escalatory actions".

Saudi-led coalition rejects south Yemen self-rule declaration

Apo - The Saudi-led military coalition in war-torn Yemen on Monday rejected a declaration of self-rule by separatists in the country's south and demanded "an end to any escalatory actions".

Saudi-led coalition rejects south Yemen self-rule declaration

Apo - The Saudi-led military coalition on Monday rejected Yemen separatists' declaration of self-rule over the country's south and demanded "an end to any escalatory actions".

Yemen separatists declare self-governance of south

Dubai - Yemen separatists on Sunday declared self-governance of the country's south, as a peace deal with the government crumbled, complicating its long conflict with the Iran-backed Huthi rebels who control much of the north.

UN Yemen envoy: 'Good progress' on ceasefire despite continued fighting

New York - The UN special envoy for Yemen said Thursday that "very good progress" was being made towards a ceasefire in the country, although military activities regrettably "continue on a number of fronts" during the coronavirus pandemic.

War-torn Yemen reports first coronavirus case

Dubai - Yemen reported its first case of coronavirus Friday in a southern government-controlled province, raising fears of an outbreak in the war-torn country as air strikes blamed on the Saudi-led coalition tested a unilateral truce.

'Coronavirus ceasefire' in Yemen's long conflict begins

Apo - The Saudi-led coalition began a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen's long war Thursday, saying it hoped the initiative to prevent coronavirus in the impoverished country would lead to a wider political solution.

Op-Ed: Animal rights groups condemn Saudi Yemen attack that kills horses

Animal rights organizations issued statements Tuesday condemning the Saudi Arabian attack on Yemen's capital city Sanaa particularly an attack against a horse stable that killed numerous horses. Sanaa is held by the Iran-supported Houthi rebels

Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit rebel-held Yemen capital

Apo - The Saudi-led military coalition on Monday said it carried out multiple air strikes on Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa in retaliation for missile strikes on Riyadh.

Warring sides in Yemen back calls for coronavirus ceasefire

Sanaa - All sides in Yemen's long conflict offered support on Thursday for the United Nations' call for a ceasefire to protect civilians from the coronavirus pandemic.

Yemen war: Five years on, rebels stronger than ever

Dubai - Five years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen's civil war, leading a military coalition to prop up the government which had been driven out of its capital, the Huthi rebels are only stronger, more resilient and gaining ground.

Five years on, Saudi struggles to escape Yemen quagmire

Apo - Five years after launching its much-criticised military intervention in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is stuck in a costly quagmire with no exit in sight while it grapples with multiple crises at home.

Hand-washing: a luxury millions of Yemenis can't afford

Hajjah - Hand-washing to combat the spread of coronavirus is the order of the day, but it's an unaffordable luxury for millions in war-ravaged Yemen where clean water is dangerously scarce.

Yemen war's 'devastating impact' on child mental health: charity

Dubai - The long war in Yemen has had a "devastating impact" on the mental health of children, with more than half saying they feel sad and depressed, Save the Children said.

Yemen Huthis uphold death sentence for Baha'i, community says

Washington - A court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels has upheld the death sentence of a Baha'i over his religion in defiance of international appeals, the community said Monday.

Yemeni women rush to sew masks in face of virus peril

Sanaa - More than a decade after it closed, 20 Yemeni women have revived the war-torn country's oldest factory to make face masks in anticipation of an outbreak of the new coronavirus.

Yemen cafes shut, women harassed as Huthis impose harsh morals campaign

Dubai - The Huthi rebels arrived without warning, heavily armed and in a furious mood, as they barged into Ophelia, the only cafe for women in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, and demanded it be shut down immediately.

US presses Yemen's Huthis to drop Baha'i charges

Washington - The United States has urged Yemen's Huthi rebels to drop charges targeting the Baha'i community, which said that 24 believers of the faith will face a new trial session Tuesday.

Saudi jet 'downing' in Yemen stirs alarm over Huthi weaponry

Apo - Claims that Yemeni rebels shot down a Saudi warplane have spotlighted the increasingly potent Huthi arsenal -- cause for alarm in Riyadh as fighting escalates amid faltering efforts to end the five-year conflict.
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