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Yemen's Houthis commit to UN peace plan

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 22:38

Yemen's Houthi rebels confirm in writing to the UN secretary general their commitment to UN resolutions aimed at ending the country's conflict.
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Yemen PM escapes Aden hotel attack

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 14:22

Islamic State claims attacks in the Yemeni city of Aden - including one on a hotel used by the prime minister - that killed 15 Gulf and Yemeni troops.
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Iran boat 'smuggling Yemen arms' seized

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 11:26
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen says it has seized an Iranian fishing boat loaded with weapons for them in the Arabian Sea.
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What is a week in Yemen like?

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 7:11

A week in the life of Yemen's beleaguered civilians
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Yemen wedding attack toll hits 130

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 14:21

The death toll from a suspected air strike on a wedding party in Yemen on Monday has risen to at least 130, the UN and local medics say.
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Deadly attack on Yemen wedding party

Monday, September 28th 2015, 18:03

At least 38 people are reported to have been killed in an air strike on a wedding party in south-western Yemen.
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Yemen conflict: No end in sight, six months on

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 23:45

Where has six months of war left the sides fighting in Yemen?
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Deadly blasts hit Yemen mosque

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 12:53
related places: Sanaa

A suicide bomb attack on a mosque in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, kills at least 25 people, sources say.
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Yemen president returns to Aden

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 16:21
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sanaa

Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has returned to the southern city of Aden after six months in exile, officials say.
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VIDEO: Yemen rebels free foreign hostages

Monday, September 21st 2015, 21:39

Yemen's Houthi rebels have released six foreign hostages including at least two Americans, two Saudis and a Briton, officials say.
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Yemen rebels free foreign hostages

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 19:08

Yemen's Houthi rebels release six foreign hostages including three Americans, two Saudis and a Briton, Yemeni officials say.
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Yemen cabinet returns from exile

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 14:34
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Prime Minister Khaled Bahah and several of his ministers return from exile in Saudi Arabia after being forced out by Houthi rebels.
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Bodies of six Indians found in Yemen

Friday, September 11th 2015, 12:19
related countries: India India, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The bodies of six Indians reported missing after their boats were hit by airstrikes near Yemen on Tuesday have been found, Indian officials say.
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VIDEO: 'Bodies melted onto machines’ in Yemen strike

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 20:02

Newsnight's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on the civilian casualties at a bottle factory in Yemen.
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Seven Indians missing in Yemen strikes

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 11:14
related countries: India India, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Seven Indian nationals are reported to be missing after Saudi airplanes bomb two boats carrying 20 Indian crew members near Yemen.
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VIDEO: Fears for future in tense Yemen

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 16:27

People in Yemen fear for future as the country's tense security situation means supplies of basic necessities are not getting through.
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Qatar 'sends ground troops to Yemen'

Monday, September 7th 2015, 11:35
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Doha

Qatar has reportedly deploys troops to Yemen for the first time, according to Doha-based al-Jazeera news.
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UAE launches fresh Yemen attacks

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 15:49
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates carries out air strikes in Yemen following Friday's attack by Houthi rebels which left 45 UAE soldiers dead.
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UAE soldiers killed by Yemen blast

Friday, September 4th 2015, 15:35
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Forty-five soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed in Yemen while fighting Houthi rebels as part of a Saudi-led coalition.
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Bombs 'kill at least 20' in Yemen

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 18:44

A double suicide bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Yemen's capital has killed at least 20 people, according to medical officials.
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Red Cross staff shot dead in Yemen

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 12:51

The International Committee of the Red Cross says two of its Yemeni workers have been shot dead in northern Yemen by an unidentified assailant.
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Yemen detainees 'suffer abuses'

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 3:00

Pro-government militiamen and Houthi rebels have committed serious abuses against detainees in Yemen's second city of Aden, Human Rights Watch says.
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Has Yemen war handed Aden to jihadists?

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 2:00

Has the Yemen war handed Aden to the jihadists?
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Strike on Yemen factory kills 31

Sunday, August 30th 2015, 14:27
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Hajjah

An air strike by the Saudi-led coalition backing pro-government forces in Yemen kills 31 people in the northern province of Hajjah.
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Rocket fire 'kills Yemen civilians'

Monday, August 24th 2015, 17:31

At least 14 civilians have been killed by rockets fired by Houthi rebels in Taiz, as the battle for Yemen's third city intensifies, reports say.
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British hostage released in Yemen

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 19:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British hostage in Yemen is released after a military intelligence operation, the Foreign Office says.
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VIDEO: Yemen families broken by war

Friday, August 21st 2015, 22:02

Dozens of civilians have been killed in the latest fighting in the Gulf state of Yemen, as rebel fighters try to take control of the country.
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Saudi air raids kill dozens in Yemen

Friday, August 21st 2015, 17:40
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

At least 65 civilians die in air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni city of Taiz, aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres says.
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Famine threatens war-torn Yemen - UN

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 14:30

Food shortages, lack of fresh water, and dwindling fuel supplies amid a civil war have pushed Yemen close to famine, the UN warns.
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Yemen deaths 'amount to war crimes'

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 11:32
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

All sides in the conflict in Yemen have left a "trail of civilian death and destruction" and may have committed war crimes, Amnesty International says.
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Rebels 'driven out of key Yemen city'

Sunday, August 9th 2015, 14:19
related places: Zinjibar

Pro-government forces in Yemen, backed by Saudi-led airstrikes, are reported to have retaken the city of Zinjibar from Houthi rebels.
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