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We have started to collect the most important news related to Yemen in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Yemen war: What happened to Saleem?

Monday, September 18th 2017, 22:51

It has been a year since starving Saleem became the face of Yemen's suffering. But where is he now?
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Silenced

Sunday, August 27th 2017, 23:28

Hisham al-Omeisy's detention has raised concerns about freedom of speech in war-torn Yemen.
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Yemen war: Children dead after Sanaa air strike

Friday, August 25th 2017, 10:58
related places: Sanaa

At least nine people are killed in a strike on a residential area in Yemen's rebel-held capital.
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Yemen war: Air strike on hotel outside Sanaa 'leaves 30 dead'

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 12:24
related places: Sanaa

Rescuers are pulling bodies from the rubble of the two-storey building on the outskirts of Sanaa.
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Selling citizenship

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 23:20
related countries: Malta Malta

Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.
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How children are starving in Yemen's war

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 21:03

No food and intermittent electricity - a BBC team sees what medics are up against in a rebel-held city.
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Yemen migrants killed in 'second deliberate drowning'

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 17:10

The UN say at least 19 migrants have died after being forced from boats travelling to Yemen.
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Smuggler blamed for mass drowning

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 21:32

The UN says the group were forced off a boat into the sea by a smuggler who feared being arrested.
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US-backed Yemeni troops 'push al-Qaeda' out of Shabwa

Friday, August 4th 2017, 21:19
related countries: United States United States

The province's main cities are said to be under government control for the first time in years.
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Yemen's agony

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 20:06

The BBC's Orla Guerin sees the suffering of cholera and malnutrition victims in Yemen's civil war.
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Yemen's cholera epidemic 'largest ever recorded'

Friday, July 21st 2017, 16:20

Cholera has swept through Yemen faster than any other country on record this year.
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Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN

Sunday, June 25th 2017, 2:56

There are an estimated 5,000 new cases of cholera in Yemen every day, with 200,000 people affected.
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Out of control

Saturday, June 24th 2017, 23:24

Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering'
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Swapping pen for gun

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 21:33

The academics and lawyers fighting for Yemen's third city.
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Yemen conflict: Cholera outbreak 'kills 500'

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 10:01

A cholera outbreak is spreading in Yemen, where two years of conflict means hospitals are struggling to cope.
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US forces kill seven al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, says Pentagon

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 4:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Tuesday's raid east of the capital Sanaa targeted an al-Qaeda compound, the US military says.
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Yemen war: Emergency in Sanaa as cholera kills scores

Monday, May 15th 2017, 3:25
related places: Sanaa

Hospitals in the capital, Sanaa, are overflowing with patients and scores of people have died.
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Yemen crisis: Donors pledge $1.1bn in aid

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 17:16

The UN earlier asked for $2.1bn amid warnings that war-torn Yemen is on the brink of famine.
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75% of Yemen’s population ‘in urgent need’

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 5:31

Countries are urged to commit cash to save 'forgotten' Yemen from humanitarian catastrophe.
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Saudi 'should be blacklisted' over Yemen hospital attacks

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 12:46
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN should put Saudi Arabia back on a list of violators of child rights, two rights groups say.
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Twelve Saudi soldiers die in Yemen 'friendly fire' helicopter crash

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 17:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Yemen defence ministry's news website says the helicopter "misread" an air defence system.
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Hijacked ship's crew rescued from pirates near Somalia

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 9:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The ship was hijacked off Yemen by Somali pirates on Saturday but those on board are now safe.
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Street art events promote Yemen peace

Tuesday, March 28th 2017, 3:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Murad Subay from Yemen and British artist Lisa-Marie Gibbs held simultaneous street art events in Yemen and the UK.
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The boy who lost his legs playing at home

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 0:21

How children are bearing the brunt of the war in Yemen.
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Yemen migrant boat attack kills at least 42

Friday, March 17th 2017, 17:28

It is unclear who was behind a helicopter attack which killed 42 refugees and injured 80.
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Yemen's children facing starvation amid conflict

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 7:08

Some 14 million people are going hungry amid Yemen's conflict, with children bearing the brunt.
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Somalia drought: How 15 minutes of treatment saves lives

Monday, March 13th 2017, 23:56
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Somalia Somalia
related places: Time

Time is running out to help 20 million people facing famine across Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria - and Somalia.
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Malaysia foils 'Yemeni attack on Arab royals'

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 13:27
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: `Arab

Seven people, including four Yemeni nationals, were arrested ahead of a visit by the Saudi king.
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Former Guantanamo detainee killed in US air strike in Yemen

Monday, March 6th 2017, 23:07
related countries: United States United States

Yasir al-Silmi was released from the controversial prison in 2009 and sent back to his native Yemen.
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President Trump hails fallen US marine Ryan Owens

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 4:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Owens

He claimed the Yemen raid in which Owens died was "highly successful", but that claim has been widely criticised.
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Yemen conflict: Red Cross appeals for access to key port

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 14:12

The Red Cross warns that Yemen is living on its "reserves" and that they will run out "very soon".
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Commando's dad refused to meet Trump

Monday, February 27th 2017, 3:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The US must investigate the "stupid mission" in Yemen that saw his son killed, Bill Owens says.
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Yemen conflict: 'Deadly strike' hits funeral party

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 13:46

Eight women and a child are reported to have died in an overnight air strike on Yemen's capital.
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