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Children dying of starvation in Yemen's conflict

Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 23:10

The war in Yemen, which began early last year when the government was overthrown by rebel forces, has pushed the country to the brink of famine. This video contains distressing scenes from the start. See more from BBC Our World's documentary Starving
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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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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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