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UN needs $4.4 bn for famine relief in four countries

New York - UN aid agencies need $4.4 billion in emergency funding to address famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday.

Top Yemen commander killed as rebels hit back

Aden - Yemeni rebels hit back at government forces advancing up the Red Sea coast killing a deputy army commander in a missile strike, a military source said on Wednesday.

1.4 million children face famine in four countries: UNICEF

New York - Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency said Monday.

Norwegian Refugee Council staff held in Yemen

Aden - Four Yemenis working with the Norwegian Refugee Council have been detained in a rebel-held part of the country, the NGO said Monday, after they distributed aid insurgents allege is linked to Saudi Arabia.

Yemen air raid kills eight women, child at funeral

Sanaa - An air strike killed eight women and a child at a funeral reception near the Yemeni capital, witnesses said Thursday, adding to the conflict's mounting civilian death toll.

Yemen loyalists retake historic Red Sea coastal town

Aden - Yemeni government forces took full control of the Red Sea coastal town of Mokha on Friday after weeks of deadly fighting with Shiite rebels and their allies, a spokesman said.

UN chief heads to Turkey ahead of Arab tour

New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to Turkey later Thursday for talks ahead of a whirlwind tour of five Arab countries, a UN statement said.

Al-Qaeda enters three Yemen towns days after US raid

Aden - Al-Qaeda in Yemen overran three southern towns just days after a deadly US raid targeting its commanders, before withdrawing from two of them on Friday, officials said.

Yemenis pray, protest in NY against Trump travel ban

New York - Hundreds of Yemeni and Muslim Americans bowed their heads in unison at outdoor prayers in New York on Thursday, closing grocery stores to protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban.

Qaeda stands to gain from Trump strikes on Yemen: ICG

Dibai - Al-Qaeda is gaining ground in Yemen and could benefit from military actions like the deadly raid by elite US forces ordered by President Donald Trump, the International Crisis Group warned Thursday.

Civilians 'likely' killed in US raid in Yemen: Pentagon

Washington - Civilians were "likely" killed in a US commando raid in Yemen over the weekend and children may have been among the dead, the US military's Central Command said.

US judge rules in favor of Yemenis hit by Trump travel ban

Los Angeles - In yet another challenge to President Donald Trump's travel ban, a California federal judge has issued a court order barring the US government from preventing more than two dozen Yemenis with valid visas from flying to Los Angeles.

Nawar al-Awlaki, 8-yr-old killed in U.S. Yemen raid, was American

Eight-year-old American girl Nawar al-Awlaki was shot through the neck and died a slow, painful death as U.S. forces bombed and raided homes harboring al-Qaeda fighters in southern Yemen on Sunday morning.

Yemen rebel 'suicide boat' attack kills Saudi sailors

Riyadh - Yemeni rebel "suicide" boats attacked a Saudi warship on patrol in the Red Sea, killing two sailors in what the Saudi-led coalition called an escalation of the nearly two-year-old war.

Yemen rebel 'suicide boat' attack kills Saudi sailors

Riyadh - Yemeni rebel "suicide" boats attacked a Saudi warship on patrol in the Red Sea, killing two sailors in what the Saudi-led coalition called an escalation of the nearly two-year-old war.

Yemen rebel 'suicide boat' attack kills Saudi sailors

Riyadh - Yemeni rebel "suicide" boats attacked a Saudi warship on patrol in the Red Sea, killing two sailors in what the Saudi-led coalition called an escalation of the nearly two-year-old war.

Donald Trump vowed to kill terrorists' families. He just did.

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump said he would kill the families of Islamist terrorists. On Sunday, he did just that, killing as many as 30 civilians — including women and children —in a raid targeting al-Qaeda fighters in Yemen.

16 civilians killed in U.S. air raid against al-Qaeda in Yemen

The first major military action of Donald Trump's presidency in Yemen killed dozens of al-Qaeda militants and 16 civilians on Sunday.

Clashes on Yemen west coast kill more than 100: medics

Aden - Fierce battles between Yemeni government forces and Shiite rebels on the country's west coast have killed more than 100 fighters in the past 24 hours, officials said on Sunday.

US elite forces in deadly raid on Qaeda in Yemen

Aden - Elite US forces launched a dawn raid against Al-Qaeda in Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 14 suspected jihadists in an operation in which an American soldier also died.

US elite forces in deadly raid on Qaeda in Yemen

Aden - Elite US forces launched a dawn raid against Al-Qaeda in Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 14 suspected jihadists in an operation in which an American soldier also died.

US elite forces in deadly raid on Qaeda in Yemen

Aden - Elite US forces launched a dawn raid against Al-Qaeda in Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 14 suspected jihadists in an operation in which an American soldier also died.

Yemen rebels mount resistance in key port city

Aden - Yemeni rebels are putting up fierce resistance in a key Red Sea port city where they are encircled by pro-government forces, military and health officials said Thursday.

At least 40 dead in battle for Yemen port

Aden - Fighting for a key port city on Yemen's Red Sea coast has left at least 40 rebel and pro-government fighters dead, military officials said Tuesday.

Yemeni loyalists seize Red Sea port of Mokha

Ibb - Yemeni government forces captured on Monday the port of Mokha as they pushed to oust Huthi rebels from the Red Sea coastline, an AFP journalist said.

Yemeni loyalists seize Red Sea port of Mokha

Ibb - Yemeni government forces captured on Monday the port of Mokha as they pushed to oust Huthi rebels from the Red Sea coastline, an AFP journalist said.

Yemeni loyalists seize Red Sea port of Mokha

Ibb - Yemeni government forces captured on Monday the port of Mokha as they pushed to oust Huthi rebels from the Red Sea coastline, an AFP journalist said.

Nearly 70 killed in fresh Yemen fighting

Aden - Clashes in Yemen killed at least 66 people in 24 hours, medics and security sources said Sunday, as pro-government forces pushed to oust rebels from a key stretch of coastline.

Yemen clashes leave 26 dead in key battle for coastal region

Aden - At least 26 Yemeni fighters died in fresh clashes and an air strike as government forces advanced against Shiite Huthi rebels near a key shipping strait, medics and officials said Saturday.

Yemen war claims lives of 1,400 children, says UN

Sanaa - Nearly 1,400 children have been killed, hundreds more injured and many schools closed by the war in Yemen, the UN children's fund said on Wednesday.
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A man looks at a damaged vehicle at the site of an explosion, 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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