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Yemen conflict: Cholera outbreak 'kills 500'

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 10:01

A cholera outbreak is spreading in Yemen, where two years of conflict means hospitals are struggling to cope.
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US forces kill seven al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, says Pentagon

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 4:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sanaa

Tuesday's raid east of the capital Sanaa targeted an al-Qaeda compound, the US military says.
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Yemen war: Emergency in Sanaa as cholera kills scores

Monday, May 15th 2017, 3:25
related places: Sanaa

Hospitals in the capital, Sanaa, are overflowing with patients and scores of people have died.
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Yemen crisis: Donors pledge $1.1bn in aid

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 17:16

The UN earlier asked for $2.1bn amid warnings that war-torn Yemen is on the brink of famine.
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75% of Yemen’s population ‘in urgent need’

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 5:31

Countries are urged to commit cash to save 'forgotten' Yemen from humanitarian catastrophe.
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Saudi 'should be blacklisted' over Yemen hospital attacks

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 12:46
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN should put Saudi Arabia back on a list of violators of child rights, two rights groups say.
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Twelve Saudi soldiers die in Yemen 'friendly fire' helicopter crash

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 17:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Yemen defence ministry's news website says the helicopter "misread" an air defence system.
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Hijacked ship's crew rescued from pirates near Somalia

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 9:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The ship was hijacked off Yemen by Somali pirates on Saturday but those on board are now safe.
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Street art events promote Yemen peace

Tuesday, March 28th 2017, 3:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Murad Subay from Yemen and British artist Lisa-Marie Gibbs held simultaneous street art events in Yemen and the UK.
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The boy who lost his legs playing at home

Saturday, March 25th 2017, 0:21

How children are bearing the brunt of the war in Yemen.
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Yemen migrant boat attack kills at least 42

Friday, March 17th 2017, 17:28

It is unclear who was behind a helicopter attack which killed 42 refugees and injured 80.
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Yemen's children facing starvation amid conflict

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 7:08

Some 14 million people are going hungry amid Yemen's conflict, with children bearing the brunt.
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Somalia drought: How 15 minutes of treatment saves lives

Monday, March 13th 2017, 23:56
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Somalia Somalia
related places: Time

Time is running out to help 20 million people facing famine across Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria - and Somalia.
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Malaysia foils 'Yemeni attack on Arab royals'

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 13:27
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: `Arab

Seven people, including four Yemeni nationals, were arrested ahead of a visit by the Saudi king.
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Former Guantanamo detainee killed in US air strike in Yemen

Monday, March 6th 2017, 23:07
related countries: United States United States

Yasir al-Silmi was released from the controversial prison in 2009 and sent back to his native Yemen.
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President Trump hails fallen US marine Ryan Owens

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 4:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Owens

He claimed the Yemen raid in which Owens died was "highly successful", but that claim has been widely criticised.
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Yemen conflict: Red Cross appeals for access to key port

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 14:12

The Red Cross warns that Yemen is living on its "reserves" and that they will run out "very soon".
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Commando's dad refused to meet Trump

Monday, February 27th 2017, 3:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The US must investigate the "stupid mission" in Yemen that saw his son killed, Bill Owens says.
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Yemen conflict: 'Deadly strike' hits funeral party

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 13:46

Eight women and a child are reported to have died in an overnight air strike on Yemen's capital.
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Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in Berbera

Monday, February 13th 2017, 14:28

The UAE, which is part of a coalition fighting Yemeni rebels, is to set up a military base in Somaliland.
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US entry ban: New York's Yemeni bodegas shut in protest

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 23:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Thousands of Yemeni shop owners down shutters for eight hours to highlight their value in society.
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US raid on al-Qaeda in Yemen: What we know so far

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 11:20
related countries: United States United States

US special forces conducted a clandestine raid in central Yemen on 28 February. Here's what we know.
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Yemen: Food crisis could become famine this year, UN warns

Friday, January 27th 2017, 16:42

War is driving the world's biggest food crisis in Yemen, where two-thirds of Yemen's population need aid.
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Yemen conflict: The front line battle for capital Sanaa

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 0:15
related places: Sanaa

The BBC's Nawal Al-Maghafi visits the front line of the army's battle for the capital of Yemen.
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In pictures

Monday, December 19th 2016, 1:12
related places: Sanaa

Stories of displaced women and girls in the Dharwan settlement, outside the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
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IS suicide bomb kills 48 Yemen soldiers in payday queue

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 14:36

IS says one of its suicide bombers killed at least 48 Yemeni soldiers queuing for salaries in Aden.
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'We cut my leg off with a dagger'

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 23:34
related countries: United States United States

The BBC's Nawal al-Maghafi takes a look at the impact of US support for the Saudis in the Yemen conflict.
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Yemen war: Inside the rebels' battered stronghold

Monday, December 12th 2016, 22:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

BBC Arabic's Nawal al-Maghafi is one of the first journalists to report from the rebel stronghold of Saada, in the north - one of the places hardest hit by the Saudi-led air campaign.
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Yemen suicide bomb kills dozens in payday queue

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 23:30

A suicide bomber kills 45 troops and wounds 50 at an army base in Yemen, officials say.
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Saudis at war

Friday, December 9th 2016, 1:16
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The BBC's Frank Gardner looks at whether Saudi Arabia can achieve its goals in Yemen's messy war.
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Inside Yemen: Saudi air strikes and Britain's role

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 23:25
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

As Britain's relationship with Saudi Arabia comes under scrutiny, the BBC's Fergal Keane hears human accounts of Saudi air strikes in Yemen.
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Yemen's war leaves children on the brink of famine

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 22:04

Yemen's war leaves children on the brink of famine
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Terror in Taiz

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 6:06

Residents of Yemen's third city of Taiz tell the BBC they live in fear of snipers, shells and landmines.
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