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Saudis 'causing most Yemen casualties'

Friday, March 18th 2016, 12:45
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN human rights chief has accused the Saudi-led coalition of causing twice as many civilian casualties as all the other forces fighting in Yemen.
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Saudis 'to scale back Yemen strikes'

Thursday, March 17th 2016, 20:51
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says its military coalition will scale back operations against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
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UAE pilots killed in Yemen jet crash

Monday, March 14th 2016, 12:02
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Two Emirati pilots were killed when their jet crashed during a mission against Houthi rebels in Yemen, the Saudi-led coalition says.
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Pope condemns attack on nuns in Yemen

Saturday, March 5th 2016, 15:37

Pope Francis describes a brutal attack on an old people's home in Yemen that left four nuns and 12 others dead as "pointless slaughter".
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VIDEO: Nuns killed in Yemen attack

Saturday, March 5th 2016, 13:17

Pope Francis has condemned a gun attack on a Catholic retirement home in southern Yemen which left 16 people dead.
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Air strike on Yemen market 'kills 30'

Saturday, February 27th 2016, 15:53

At least 30 people have been killed in an air strike on a market near the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, witnesses say.
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MEPs call for Saudi arms embargo

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 15:44
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The European Parliament adopts a resolution calling for an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia over alleged breaches of international law in Yemen.
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Practising medicine under fire in Yemen

Wednesday, February 24th 2016, 7:35

An MSF doctor on practising medicine under fire in Yemen
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Deadly suicide bombing near Aden palace

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 16:08

At least seven people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack near the presidential palace in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, officials say.
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Guantanamo population drops below 100

Thursday, January 14th 2016, 17:30
related countries: Oman Oman

The prison population of Guantanamo Bay drops to below 100 for the first time with the release of 10 Yemeni men who arrived in Oman on Thursday.
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Missile hits MSF hospital in Yemen

Sunday, January 10th 2016, 14:48

At least four people were killed when a missile hit a hospital supported by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in northern Yemen, the aid agency says.
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Saudis deny strike on Iranian embassy

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 20:34
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa, Tehran

The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen denies its warplanes hit Iran's embassy in Sanaa, but Tehran vows to complain to the UN.
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Iran embassy 'damaged by Saudi strike'

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 16:05
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Iran accuses Saudi-led coalition warplanes of hitting its embassy in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, but residents report no visible damage.
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Guantanamo detainees sent to Ghana

Thursday, January 7th 2016, 3:56
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Ghana Ghana, United States United States

Two Yemeni detainees held at the controversial US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been transferred to Ghana, the Pentagon says.
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Images of hope, made from pictures of war

Monday, January 4th 2016, 0:34

Pictures that find beauty in scenes of Yemen's war
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Saudi coalition ends Yemen ceasefire

Saturday, January 2nd 2016, 15:23
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen ends a ceasefire that began last month, blaming violations by Houthi rebels and its allies.
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Bin Laden's former bodyguard dies

Monday, December 28th 2015, 1:53
related places: Bahri

Nasser al-Bahri - late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's former bodyguard - dies after a long illness, medical sources in Yemen tell the BBC.
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Torn in two: Yemen divided

Thursday, December 24th 2015, 0:35

Yemen's largely unseen war could last well into 2016
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Yemen peace talks to resume in January

Sunday, December 20th 2015, 17:37
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Yemen break up in Switzerland, with only an agreement to meet again on 14 January.
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Dozens killed in fresh Yemen clashes

Saturday, December 19th 2015, 18:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

At least 68 people are reported killed in fresh clashes in north-west Yemen, despite a ceasefire and peace talks being held in Switzerland.
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Yemen forces capture ground amid talks

Friday, December 18th 2015, 14:12

Yemeni government forces capture a rebel-held town in the north of the country, as fighting threatens to derail peace talks and a ceasefire.
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Besieged Yemen city to get aid

Thursday, December 17th 2015, 19:04

Negotiators from Yemen's warring sides have agreed to allow the resumption of aid to the besieged city of Taiz, the UN special envoy says.
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Yemen warring parties 'swap prisoners'

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 10:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Yemen's warring parties are reported to have exchanged hundreds of prisoners, as UN-brokered peace talks in Switzerland continue.
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Yemen peace talks follow ceasefire

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 13:11
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Yemen's warring parties begin talks in Switzerland on ending a conflict that has left thousands dead, as a seven-day ceasefire comes into effect.
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Air strikes 'targeting Yemen schools'

Friday, December 11th 2015, 16:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Air strikes by Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces have targeted schools in Yemen, and the US and UK should reconsider arms sales as a result, Amnesty International says.
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IS blast kills governor of Aden

Sunday, December 6th 2015, 15:58

The governor of Yemen's southern port city of Aden is killed in an attack claimed by Islamic State militants.
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MSF clinic hit in Yemen air strike

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 14:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says one of its clinics in southern Yemen has been hit in a Saudi-led coalition air strike, wounding nine people.
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Yemen rebels 'blocking aid deliveries'

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 17:27

The UN's aid chief accuses Yemen's Houthi rebel movement of obstructing the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the country's third city of Taiz.
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'Dozens killed' in Yemen clashes

Friday, November 20th 2015, 16:22

Dozens of troops and Islamist militants have been killed in clashes in eastern Yemen, Yemeni security sources say.
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American contractor held in Yemen dies

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 11:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

An American contractor for the UN who was detained at the airport in Yemen's capital Sanaa last month has died, the US state department says.
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Second cyclone batters Yemeni island

Monday, November 9th 2015, 15:36

A second extremely rare and powerful tropical cyclone batters Yemen's Socotra island in the space of a week, before heading towards the mainland.
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VIDEO: Another rare storm heads for Yemen

Monday, November 9th 2015, 11:58

A tropical cyclone is gathering strength off the coast of Yemen and threatens heavy rain and strong winds. This is the second storm in as many weeks and is very rare in this part of the world.
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