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CARE chief says Yemen situation a 'shame on humanity'

Sanaa - The head of anti-poverty NGO CARE International on Saturday denounced the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen, which is also suffering from a cholera epidemic, as "an absolute shame on humanity".

UN blames Saudi-led coalition for deadly Yemen strike

Geneva - The United Nations on Friday blamed a Saudi-led coalition for a deadly air strike on civilians in Yemen this week, saying there were no military targets in the area hit.

20 Yemeni civilians reported dead in air strike

Aden - An air raid in Yemen has killed at least 20 people mostly from the same family, the UN and witnesses said Wednesday, the latest in a series of suspected strikes on civilians by a Saudi-led coalition.

20 Yemeni civilians killed in air strike: UN, witnesses

Aden - An air strike on a group of displaced Yemenis has killed at least 20 civilians, mostly from the same family, a UN statement and witnesses said Wednesday.

UN blames Yemen warring sides for 'man-made' cholera crisis

New York - The UN aid chief on Wednesday blamed Yemen's warring parties and their foreign backers for a 'man-made' cholera outbreak affecting 320,000 people in a country already reeling from war and severe food shortages.

Indian man pleads guilty to financing Qaeda imam Awlaki

Washington - One of four men arrested for sending thousands of dollars to the late Al-Qaeda propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki pleaded guilty Monday to supporting terrorists and plotting to kill the US judge in the case.

Britain's arms exports to Saudi 'lawful': court

London - Britain's High Court ruled on Monday that UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia are not unlawful, after campaigners argued the weapons were used to violate international humanitarian law in bombing Yemen.

WFP chief urges EU to step up funds for Africa famine

Brussels - The UN food agency's director urged the European Union on Monday to help raise the $1 billion needed over the next few months to save hundreds of thousands of children from starving to death in Yemen and three African countries.

Yemen cholera cases could pass 300,000 by September: UN

Geneva - A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen could infect more than 300,000 people by the end of August, up from nearly 193,000 cases today, the United Nations said Friday.

Yemen cholera death toll passes 1,100: WHO

Geneva - Cholera has killed 1,170 people in war-ravaged Yemen and the number of suspected cases is now at nearly 2,000 a day, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.

24 killed in air raid on Yemen market: medical official

Sanaa - At least 24 civilians were killed in an air raid Sunday on a market in northern Yemen, a medical official and witnesses said, blaming the Saudi-led coalition battling Yemeni rebels.

24 killed in air raid on Yemen market: medical official

Sanaa - At least 24 civilians were killed in an air raid Sunday on a market in northern Yemen, a medical official and witnesses said, blaming the Saudi-led coalition battling Yemeni rebels.

24 killed in air raid on Yemen market: medical official

Sanaa - At least 24 civilians were killed in an air raid Sunday on a market in northern Yemen, a medical official and witnesses said, blaming the Saudi-led coalition battling Yemeni rebels.

Yemen cholera toll nears 1,000 as 'humanity loses out to politics'

Amman - The death toll from a cholera outbreak is approaching 1,000 in Yemen, a war-devastated and impoverished country where "humanity is losing out to politics", a senior UN official said Thursday.

Less than 30% of pledged Yemen aid delivered: UN

Sanaa - Less than 30 percent of pledged international aid has been delivered to Yemen this year, a UN official said Wednesday, as millions across the country struggle to survive. Donors in April pledged close to $1.

Less than 30% of pledged Yemen aid delivered: UN

Sanaa - Less than 30 percent of pledged international aid has been delivered to Yemen this year, a UN official said Wednesday, as millions across the country struggle to survive. Donors in April pledged close to $1.

Less than 30% of pledged Yemen aid delivered: UN

Sanaa - Less than 30 percent of pledged international aid has been delivered to Yemen this year, a UN official said Wednesday, as millions across the country struggle to survive. Donors in April pledged close to $1.

Cholera leaves Yemen hospitals in constant code black

Sanaa - At Yemen's Sabaeen Hospital, code black is an understatement: patients sleep three to a bed, on the bare floor or outside in tents as cholera brings a country torn by war to its knees.

27 dead as Yemen army closes in on Taez palace

Aden - Yemeni government forces fought Saturday to capture a rebel-held presidential palace in the southwestern province of Taez after clashes that killed 27 people, medics and military sources said.

World watches as Yemen descends into total collapse: UN

New York - Yemen is descending into total collapse, its people facing war, famine and a deadly outbreak of cholera, as the world watches, the UN aid chief said on Tuesday.

Oman flies freed Australian out of Yemen

Muscat - An Australian kidnapped in Yemen was evacuated from the war-torn country by the Omani government on Wednesday after negotiations through tribal mediators led to his release.

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

Washington - US forces have carried out a ground raid on an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late Monday.

Nearly 23,500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks : WHO

Geneva - A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen has killed 242 people, and left nearly 23,500 others sick in the past three weeks alone, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Suspected Saudi-led raid kills Yemeni civilians

Sanaa - A suspected raid by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen killed more than 20 civilians Wednesday, the latest in a spate of deadly strikes by the alliance that have drawn condemnation.

As the world turns, Yemen dies from conflict, famine and cholera

With all the conflicts going on in the world today, one country, Yemen, is now on the verge of collapse. Conflict, a devastating drought and now a cholera outbreak have reached epidemic proportions in a population already starving to death.

Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak

Sanaa - Authorities in Sanaa, which is controlled by Shiite rebels, have declared a state of emergency over a deadly outbreak of cholera that has spread rapidly in the Yemeni capital.

Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak

Sanaa - Authorities in Sanaa, which is controlled by Shiite rebels, have declared a state of emergency in the Yemeni capital, where a deadly outbreak of cholera has spread rapidly.

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads: ICRC

Sanaa - A cholera outbreak has rapidly spread in Yemen, killing 115 people in two weeks in the impoverished country where hospitals badly damaged by more than two years of war can barely cope.

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads

Sanaa - A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 115 people and left 8,500 ill as hospitals struggle to cope with an influx of patients, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Sunday.

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads

Sanaa - A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 115 people and left 8,500 ill as hospitals struggle to cope with an influx of patients, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Sunday.
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