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Saudis to probe deadly air strikes on Yemen funeral hall

Sunday, October 9th 2016, 6:44
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemeni rebels agrees to investigate air strikes that killed more than 140 people, after the US expresses anger.
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More than 140 killed by air strikes at Yemen funeral

Sunday, October 9th 2016, 4:38
related places: Sanaa

More than 140 people have been killed and over 500 injured by air strikes on a funeral gathering in Yemen's capital Sanaa.
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Yemen's rebel funeral hall attack 'kills scores'

Sunday, October 9th 2016, 1:06
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

More than 140 people are killed in air strikes at the funeral of a prominent rebel figure's father in Yemen's capital Sanaa, a senior UN official says.
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Yemen conflict: Saudi-led air strike 'kills 25 in Hudaydah'

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 14:58
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

At least 25 people have been killed and 70 others wounded in a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hudaydah, medics say.
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Yemen confict: 'People pay heaviest price'

Wednesday, September 21st 2016, 22:09

The BBC Arabic's Nawaal al-Maghafi assesses the impact of the conflict in Yemen.
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Children dying of starvation in Yemen's conflict

Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 23:10

The United Nations has launched an emergency appeal for Yemen, warning that its population is on the brink of famine after two years of war. The BBC's Our World filmed and first broadcast this report in September 2016. It shows some of the suffering
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Yemen strikes kill al-Qaeda fighters, says US

Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 3:43
related countries: United States United States

The US military says it has killed 13 members of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in three "counterterrorism strikes" in Yemen.
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Yemen hit by suicide bombing 'carnage' in Aden

Tuesday, August 30th 2016, 1:23

At least 60 people are now known to have been killed in Yemen by a suicide bomber, who drove a car into a military building in the city of Aden.
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Yemen suicide attack claimed by IS 'kills dozens' in Aden

Monday, August 29th 2016, 10:41

So-called Islamic State says it carried out a suicide car bombing on a military facility in the Yemeni city of Aden, which doctors say killed at least 60.
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Yemen crisis: Oxfam critical of UK-Saudi arms deals

Tuesday, August 23rd 2016, 2:47
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Oxfam is to accuse UK ministers of "denial and disarray" over their agreement to sell arms to Saudi Arabia for potential use in Yemen's civil war.
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Yemen conflict: Major pro-rebel demonstration in Sanaa

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 15:43
related places: Sanaa

Large numbers of Yemenis take part in a demonstration in the capital Sanaa in support of Houthi rebels who control the city.
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Yemen conflict: MSF to withdraw staff from northern hospitals

Thursday, August 18th 2016, 20:57
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said it will evacuate staff from six hospitals in north Yemen after a Saudi-coalition air strike hit one hospital, killing 19 people.
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Yemen conflict: Air strike hits MSF hospital in Hajjah

Monday, August 15th 2016, 22:09
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Hajjah

An air strike hits a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in northern Yemen, killing at least 11 people, the medical charity says.
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Yemen IS: Bombs kill dozens in port city of Mukalla

Monday, June 27th 2016, 20:13

Triple bomb attacks claimed by the Islamic State group kill at least 35 people and injure 24 in Yemen's south-eastern port city of Mukalla.
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Yemen conflict: UN accuses Saudis of pressure over blacklist

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 18:59
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

UN chief Ban Ki-moon says he faced "unacceptable" pressure to remove Saudi Arabia from a blacklist over child casualties in Yemen.
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UN takes Saudi coalition off blacklist

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 9:45
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN removes the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen from a blacklist of states and groups violating children's rights in conflict.
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Suicide bomb kills Yemen army recruits

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 12:28

At least 40 people, most of them army recruits, are killed in two bomb attacks claimed by so-called Islamic State (IS) in the Yemeni city of Aden.
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'Wave of arrests' in rebel-held Yemen

Wednesday, May 18th 2016, 7:47

Houthi rebels in Yemen have carried out a wave of arrests of their opponents and tortured some of them, Amnesty International says.
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Yemeni city bans weekday khat sales

Monday, May 16th 2016, 18:43

The authorities in Yemen's second city of Aden ban the sale of the popular stimulant khat on weekdays, citing security, social and health concerns.
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IS bomb attack kills 25 Yemen recruits

Sunday, May 15th 2016, 9:55

A suicide attack by so-called Islamic State kills at least 25 police recruits in the Yemeni port city of Mukalla, officials say.
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Yemen soldiers killed in attacks

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 11:29

At least 10 soldiers are killed in attacks in the southern Yemeni city of Mukalla, recently recaptured from al-Qaeda militants.
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Yemeni forces retake city from al-Qaeda

Monday, April 25th 2016, 12:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Yemeni port city of Mukalla, controlled by jihadist militants from al-Qaeda for a year, is recaptured by Yemeni and Saudi-led coalition forces.
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VIDEO: Yemen's bitter conflict explained

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 4:00
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

Talks aimed at resolving the conflict in Yemen are scheduled to restart in Kuwait on Thursday.
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Yemen peace talks to open in Kuwait

Wednesday, April 20th 2016, 20:41
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

Peace talks aimed at ending the conflict in Yemen will begin in Kuwait on Thursday, the United Nations says.
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Nine inmates released from Guantanamo

Sunday, April 17th 2016, 8:54
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: Guantanamo

Nine Yemeni prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba have arrived in Saudi Arabia after being transferred, US officials say.
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Yemen clashes rattle shaky truce

Monday, April 11th 2016, 10:22
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A fragile truce between the warring parties in Yemen appears to be largely holding, despite reports of several breaches.
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Yemen soldiers 'killed in ambush'

Saturday, April 9th 2016, 12:30

At least 15 soldiers loyal to Yemen's government are reportedly ambushed and killed, with al-Qaeda denying official claims that it was responsible.
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Yemeni former official attacks sacking

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 16:02

Yemen's former Vice-President and Prime Minister, Khaled Bahah, denounces his surprise dismissal on Sunday as a "coup against legitimacy".
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Yemen combatants in prisoner swap

Monday, March 28th 2016, 10:17
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen say they have swapped over 100 prisoners.
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A year of war that has set Yemen back decades

Saturday, March 26th 2016, 0:36

A year of war that has set Yemen back decades
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'IS bombings' kill at least 22 in Yemen

Friday, March 25th 2016, 22:10

At least 22 people have been killed by three suicide bombings targeting checkpoints in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, officials say.
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VIDEO: UK-made bomb 'hit Yemen factory'

Friday, March 25th 2016, 14:37
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC's Orla Guerin sees evidence that suggests a Saudi-led coalition used a British-made bomb when it destroyed a civilian factory in Yemen in September 2015.
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No end in sight to war in Yemen

Friday, March 25th 2016, 1:56

No end in sight to conflict in Yemen
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