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Yemen: Growing up in a war-torn country

Thursday, November 26th 2020, 1:01

Yemen is labelled the "the world's worst humanitarian crisis" and 60% of its population is under 25.
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FSO Safer: New deal to secure oil tanker abandoned off Yemen

Wednesday, November 25th 2020, 5:05

Work could begin early next year to prevent the vessel breaking apart and spilling crude.
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US hostages released in Yemen 'prisoner swap'

Wednesday, October 14th 2020, 21:21
related countries: Oman Oman, United States United States
related places: Sanaa

It comes as more than 200 Yemenis are allowed to fly back to rebel-controlled Sanaa from Oman.
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Covid in Yemen: The city where all the doctors fled - except one

Monday, September 14th 2020, 1:02

During the height of the pandemic in Yemen, there was only one functioning hospital in the city of Aden, home to a million people.
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War-torn Yemen's Covid-19 struggle

Monday, September 7th 2020, 1:03

Yemen is already facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis and the pandemic has not stopped the fighting.
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In pictures: Deadly floods hit Yemen's historic capital

Monday, August 10th 2020, 13:22
related places: Sanaa

Some 130 people have died in heavy rains since mid-July, authorities in rebel-held Sanaa say.
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Yemen war: Tortured for supporting the 'wrong' side

Tuesday, July 14th 2020, 1:15

Disappearances and brutality have become hallmarks of the fighting in Yemen, documented cases show.
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Coronavirus: The doctors on Yemen's front line

Thursday, July 9th 2020, 1:42

Five years of civil war have left the country's medical system devastated and Covid-19 is spreading largely unchecked.
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Yemen crisis: Five years of hunger, five years of war

Saturday, June 27th 2020, 19:38

Yemen's humanitarian crisis is worsening as coronavirus compounds the impact of the conflict.
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Yemen crisis: Separatists take over 'Galapagos of Indian Ocean'

Sunday, June 21st 2020, 19:18
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Socotra, prized for its flora and fauna, falls to separatists further complicating the Yemen crisis.
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Coronavirus: Five reasons why it is so bad in Yemen

Sunday, June 21st 2020, 1:13

Five reasons why Yemen could be the worst place for coronavirus in the world.
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Yemen war: UN takes Saudi-led coalition off child rights 'list of shame'

Tuesday, June 16th 2020, 13:29
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Human

Human rights groups accuse the secretary general of ignoring evidence of grave violations in Yemen.
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FBI: US naval base attack 'motivated by al-Qaeda'

Monday, May 18th 2020, 18:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: Florida

The Saudi Air Force officer who killed three Americans in Florida spoke to the terror group in Yemen.
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Coronavirus: Surge in deaths reported in southern Yemen

Thursday, May 14th 2020, 23:21

There are reports of a huge rise in people dying with coronavirus-like symptoms in the city of Aden.
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Coronavirus: Yemen medics braced for 'unspeakable' crisis

Sunday, May 3rd 2020, 2:11

"You can see the fear in their faces," says medic as health workers in Yemen brace for Covid surge.
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Yemen war: Separatists declare autonomous rule in south

Sunday, April 26th 2020, 17:18

The Yemeni government has warned of "dangerous and catastrophic consequences" of the move.
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Yemen war: Coalition ceasefire to help combat coronavirus begins

Thursday, April 9th 2020, 12:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN welcomes the Saudi-led coalition’s unilateral move, but a Houthi official calls it a “ploy”.
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Inside a dangerously divided 'city of snipers'

Tuesday, March 10th 2020, 1:10

The BBC has gained exclusive access to Taiz, home to a long-running battle in Yemen's civil war.
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Yemen: The doctor on the front line after years of war

Monday, March 9th 2020, 1:15

Yemen’s healthcare system is on the verge of collapse after five years of a devastating war.
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Yemen Al-Qaeda leader al-Raymi killed by US strike

Friday, February 7th 2020, 8:32
related countries: United States United States

Qasim al-Raymi, who has led Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) since 2015, is killed in Yemen.
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Yemen war: At least 80 soldiers killed in missile attack

Sunday, January 19th 2020, 14:02

Yemen's president condemns the "cowardly" attack in Marib province, blaming it on Houthi rebels.
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Yemen civil war: 128 detainees sent home from Saudi Arabia

Thursday, November 28th 2019, 13:43
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The International Committee of the Red Cross assisted the repatriation of 128 rebels.
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Iran warns foreign forces to stay out of Gulf, amid new US deployment

Sunday, September 22nd 2019, 14:27
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Do not create an arms race, President Rouhani says, as the US deploys more troops to Saudi Arabia.
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Saudi Arabia oil attacks: 'Weapons show Iran behind strikes'

Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 19:31
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudis say the direction of the strikes showed the missiles could not have come from Yemen.
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Saudi oil attacks: Iran condemns US 'deceit' after accusation

Monday, September 16th 2019, 0:05
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: Tehran

The US had said that Tehran was behind drone attacks on two Saudi oil sites, not Yemeni rebels.
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Saudi oil attacks: US blames Iran for drone strikes on two sites

Sunday, September 15th 2019, 11:54
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

Tehran rejects the accusations on the drone attacks, which the Saudis say have halved oil production.
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US to enlist military allies in Gulf and Yemen waters

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 13:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

US Marine General Joseph Dunford wants to "ensure freedom of navigation" in the Gulf and off Yemen.
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Yemen conflict: Six-year-old Yusra’s new eye

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 1:50
related countries: Jordan Jordan

A girl from war-torn Yemen who had an aggressive tumour in her eye has been fitted with a prosthetic.
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Yemen war: Civilian killed in Houthi attack on Saudi airport

Monday, June 24th 2019, 11:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Syria Syria
related places: Abha

A Syrian national is killed after Yemeni rebels reportedly targeted Abha airport with a drone.
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Yemen war: Second assault on Saudi Abha airport in two days

Friday, June 14th 2019, 11:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Abha

Saudi officials said drones, launched by Yemeni rebels, were intercepted at Abha airport.
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Yemen war: Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport 'injures 26'

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 14:04
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Abha

Children were among those hurt when the missile fired by the Yemeni rebel movement hit Abha airport.
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Survival in Yemen's city of snipers

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 1:20

Footage obtained by the BBC gives a rare insight into life in the conflict-hit city of Taiz.
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Yemen war: Houthi withdrawal from Hudaydah as planned - UN

Sunday, May 12th 2019, 16:18

A rebel pull-out from Yemen ports is going as planned, the UN says, despite government misgivings.
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A Bulgarian vulture's odyssey into Yemeni war zone

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 16:26
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Nelson was captured by a militia who believed the vulture was transmitting military secrets.
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