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Yemen aid effort begins after truce

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 18:37
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Humanitarian organisations take advantage of a five-day truce to get aid into Yemen after weeks of Saudi-led air strikes targeting Houthi rebels.
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Strikes hit Yemen ahead of ceasefire

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 20:07
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Sanaa

Saudi-led coalition aircraft carry out fresh air strikes on Yemen's capital, Sanaa, hours before a five-day ceasefire gets under way.
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Mixed success for Saudi military operation

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 0:17
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Mixed success for Saudi military operation in Yemen
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Yemen rebels 'down Morocco warplane'

Monday, May 11th 2015, 12:11
related countries: Morocco Morocco, Yemen Yemen

Houthi rebels in Yemen say they have shot down a Moroccan fighter jet that was taking part in Saudi-led coalition air strikes against them.
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Yemen inches towards ceasefire

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 9:26
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's Houthi rebels vow to respond "positively" to a Saudi humanitarian truce offer, as the plight of civilians caught in fighting worsens.
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UN criticises Saudi strikes in Yemen

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 6:54
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The United Nations representative in Yemen says that Saudi-led bombings are putting trapped civilians at risk.
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Saudis tell Yemenis to leave border

Friday, May 8th 2015, 18:58
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Saudi-led coalition aircraft drop leaflets urging residents in a Yemeni border district to leave, as air strikes against rebels continue.
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Viewpoint: How far is Saudi-Iranian rivalry fuelling Yemen war?

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 15:53
related countries: Iran Iran, Yemen Yemen

Is Saudi Arabia overplaying the Iran card in Yemen?
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Saudis propose ceasefire in Yemen

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 14:06
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Saudi Arabia says it is prepared to introduce a five-day humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen, as the UN says 6,000 people have been injured since air strikes began.
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Boat shelling kills dozens in Aden

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 15:16
related countries: Yemen Yemen

At least 32 people have been killed in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden while trying to flee heavy fighting in a boat, medics say.
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Aid groups seek full access to Yemen

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 14:42
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Two aid groups make an urgent call to the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen for unobstructed access, as the conflict spreads.
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Saudi king sacks aide over 'slap'

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 10:15
related countries: Morocco Morocco
related places: Riyadh

Saudi Arabia's King Salman sacks the head of royal protocol after he was filmed slapping a photojournalist covering the arrival of Morocco's king in Riyadh.
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Senegal to support Yemen campaign

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 1:07
related countries: Senegal Senegal, Yemen Yemen

Senegal is to send 2,100 troops to support the Saudi-led campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, its foreign minister says.
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VIDEO: Rights for Saudi women 'progressing'

Monday, May 4th 2015, 9:15

Saudi Arabia is one of the world's most conservative societies, and the role of women is limited, but some think progress is being made, as Lina Sinjab reports.
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Saudi king faces changing landscape

Sunday, May 3rd 2015, 23:24

Saudi King Salman has made bold policy choices, but what do his subjects think?
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Saudis 'used cluster bombs' in Yemen

Sunday, May 3rd 2015, 9:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Yemen Yemen

Human Rights Watch says it has evidence Saudi Arabia used cluster bombs banned by much of the world, including the UK.
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Shake-up in Saudi state oil firm

Friday, May 1st 2015, 12:44

Aramco, the Saudi state oil company, is to be separated from the oil ministry as part of a wider restructuring.
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Saudi king announces new heirs

Wednesday, April 29th 2015, 14:55

Saudi Arabia's new king announces a major cabinet reshuffle, appointing his nephew Prince Mohammed bin Nayef as the new crown prince.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman breaks with tradition

Wednesday, April 29th 2015, 12:46

New Saudi king breaks with tradition at home and abroad
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Saudi Arabia 'uncovers IS cells'

Tuesday, April 28th 2015, 15:07

Saudi Arabia has arrested 93 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State (IS) and foiled several plots, the interior ministry says.
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Yemen ex-leader appeals for calm

Friday, April 24th 2015, 22:17
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's former president calls on his Houthi rebel allies to withdraw from territory they have seized in return for a halt to Saudi air strikes.
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Saudis say 'killer' was IS agent

Friday, April 24th 2015, 15:31

Saudi Arabia says a young man arrested for the murders of two police officers has confessed to acting on orders from the Islamic State jihadist group.
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Saudis launch new Yemen air strikes

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 16:02
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Saudi-led coalition warplanes have struck Houthi rebels across Yemen in fresh raids, two days after announcing the end of a month-long air campaign.
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The Saudi prince who offered Bentleys to bombers

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 0:00

Why did a Saudi prince's offer attract outrage on social media?
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Saudi-led jets resume Yemen strikes

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 17:20
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Saudi-led coalition jets bomb Houthi rebels in Yemen's third city of Taiz, hours after announcing the end of a military campaign against them.
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VIDEO: Yemenis desperate for end to violence

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 15:52
related countries: Iran Iran, Yemen Yemen

Saudi Arabia accuse Iran of using the conflict and backing the Houthi rebels to create a pro-Shia 'Yemeni Hezbollah'.
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Iran urges aid effort for Yemen

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 2:39
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Iran's foreign minister calls for "urgent humanitarian assistance" in Yemen after a Saudi-led coalition ended air strikes against Houthi rebels.
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Saudi Arabia ends Yemen air campaign

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 21:42
related countries: Yemen Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition ends its month-long bombing campaign against rebels in Yemen, saying its aims have been achieved.
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VIDEO: The tribe defending Saudi-Yemeni border

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 21:36
related countries: Yemen Yemen

As Saudi Arabia ends its bombing campaign against rebels in Yemen, the BBC's Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen gives his analysis on finding a political solution in Yemen.
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Dozens killed in Yemen air strikes

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 17:32
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Two Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen kill almost 30 people, as the UN warns that the country's health system is on the brink of collapse.
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Saudi Arabia's new muscular foreign policy

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 11:14
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The Saudis bristling with pride at military campaign in Yemen
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Yemen rebel head vows to defy Saudis

Monday, April 20th 2015, 10:37
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels vows to resist a Saudi-led bombing campaign that has been targeting his forces since late March.
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Yemen rebel head vows to defy Saudis

Monday, April 20th 2015, 10:24
related countries: Yemen Yemen

The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels vows to resist a Saudi-led bombing campaign that has been targeting his forces since late March.
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Saudi industrial in profits fall

Sunday, April 19th 2015, 9:09

Saudi Arabian manufacturing and chemicals giant Sabic posts a 39% drop in net profits in the first quarter of the year.
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Saudis meet Yemen aid call

Saturday, April 18th 2015, 11:15
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Saudi Arabia, which is leading an air campaign against rebels in Yemen, has pledged the $274m (£183m; €255m) in aid to the country called for by the UN.
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