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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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US strike 'kills 40 militants in Yemen'

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016, 13:25
related countries: United States United States

At least 40 militants have been killed in a US air strike on an al-Qaeda training camp in south-eastern Yemen, local officials and medics say.
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Yemeni Jews brought to Israel in secret

Monday, March 21st 2016, 10:32
related countries: Israel Israel

Nineteen of the last remaining Jews in war-torn Yemen have arrived in Israel following a "complex covert operation", the Jewish Agency says.
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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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