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VIDEO: 'War in Aden is on every street'

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 14:22
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Fierce fighting is continuing around the port city of Aden in Yemen, where a coalition of forces, led by Saudi Arabia, is trying to stop the advance of Houthi rebel forces.
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VIDEO: Yemen: Evacuees arrive in Djibouti

Monday, April 6th 2015, 21:36
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti

Thousands of people are fleeing the conflict in Yemen between Houthi rebels and government forces, with many of them arriving in neighbouring Djibouti.
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VIDEO: Yemen locals 'without water for days'

Monday, April 6th 2015, 19:55
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified despite continued air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition.
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Aid flight to Yemen held back

Monday, April 6th 2015, 16:29
related places: Sanaa

An aid flight carrying medical supplies for Yemen has been held back because of logistical problems, as violence in the country continues.
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Rebels advance in Yemen's second city

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 17:45
related countries: China China, Pakistan Pakistan

Yemen's Houthi rebels make more gains in the southern city of Aden, despite 11 days of Saudi-led coalition air strikes.
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UN considers Yemen air strike pause

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 6:46
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN Security Council says its members need time to consider calls for a humanitarian pause in Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen.
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Red Cross calls for Yemen ceasefire

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 20:05

The Red Cross calls for a 24-hour ceasefire in Yemen to bring in desperately needed medical supplies and personnel.
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VIDEO: 'Indiscriminate' cost of Yemen crisis

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 4:48
related countries: Russia Russia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN Security Council is meeting on Saturday to discuss a Russian proposal for a pause in the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen.
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Houthi rebels pushed back in Aden

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 4:45

Shia Houthi rebels are pushed back in the Yemeni city of Aden while another port city, Mukalla, falls to al-Qaeda militants.
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Yemen torn apart in war of many sides

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 22:32

Once idyllic Yemen torn apart in war of many sides
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Yemen battle prompts Chinese rescue

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 17:30
related countries: China China

In a rare move, the Chinese navy evacuates 225 foreigners and almost 600 of its own citizens from Yemen's southern port of Aden, amid fierce fighting there.
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VIDEO: Pakistan evacuees on 'tense' Yemen

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 15:29
related countries: China China, Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Islamabad

A plane carrying 176 Pakistani passengers who were evacuated from Yemen on a Chinese Naval vessel has arrived in the capital Islamabad.
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Yemen rebels storm Aden palace

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 5:08

Houthi rebels in Yemen storm the presidential palace in Aden following heavy clashes, amid reports of troops landing from the sea.
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Pressure builds on key Yemen city

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 9:30

Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified as Houthi rebels try to seize control of the city from forces loyal to the president.
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VIDEO: Yemen crisis: General speaks to BBC

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 7:08

Fighting in the Yemeni city of Aden has intensified as Houthi rebels try to seize control of the city from forces loyal to the president.
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Yemen crisis: Where does Saudi offensive go next?

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 18:01
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Frank Gardner asks: What are the Saudis hoping to achieve?
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Blast at Yemen factory 'kills 35'

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 17:05
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

At least 35 workers have been killed by a blast at a diary factory in Yemen, medics say, as Saudi-led air strikes continue against Houthi rebels.
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Yemen 'on verge of total collapse'

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 15:15
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The UN's human rights chief warns Yemen is "on the verge of total collapse", as Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombard Houthi rebels.
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Dozens dead near Yemen refugee camp

Monday, March 30th 2015, 20:47
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

At least 40 people have died in a blast near a refugee camp in western Yemen, aid workers say, but officials deny Saudi air strikes were the cause.
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Arab League to create military force

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 11:46
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: `Arab

Arab League countries meeting in Egypt agree to create a joint Arab military force amid a crisis in Yemen and regional jihadist threats.
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Yemen leader accuses 'Iran stooges'

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 0:59
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemen's president accuses Iran of destabilising his country, as Saudi Arabia vows to continue air strikes until Yemen is "stable and safe".
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Fresh air strikes hit Yemen rebels

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 2:47
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bomb Yemen for a third night, targeting Shia Houthi rebels as they advance in and around the port of Aden.
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Yemen FM urges swift end to strikes

Friday, March 27th 2015, 17:18

Yemen's foreign minister says a "short, sharp" air campaign is needed against Houthi rebels who forced the president to flee abroad.
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VIDEO: Yemen: Houthi heartlands targeted

Friday, March 27th 2015, 17:05
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi-led coalition has carried out further bombing raids against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, hitting their northern heartland.
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VIDEO: Saudi Arabia attacks rebels in Yemen

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 23:05
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

A coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia have launched air strikes against the Houthi rebels in Yemen, as Jeremy Bowen reports.
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Oil prices surge on Yemen airstrikes

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 14:41
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Oil prices rise and shares fall after Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, and its allies launch airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen.
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Saudi Arabia launches Yemen strikes

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 14:38
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

A Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, saying it is "defending the legitimate government" of President Hadi.
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Yemen president flees rebel advance

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 19:40

Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Hadi flees his palace in Aden as Houthi forces advance on the city, with reports of fighting on the outskirts.
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VIDEO: Who's in charge in Yemen? In 90 secs

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 15:26

The political situation in Yemen is one of the most confusing in the Middle East. Here's a 90-second guide to the key players in the country's current unrest.
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Yemen president calls for UN action

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 0:03

Yemen's embattled President Hadi asks the UN Security Council to back military action by "willing countries" against Houthi rebels.
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Houthi rebels push into south Yemen

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 13:59

Fighters from Yemen's Houthi rebel movement advance into southern Yemen, clashing with forces allied to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
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Yemen call for Gulf intervention

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 22:37
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Yemen's foreign ministry calls for Gulf Arab states to intervene, with the UN warning that the country is on the brink of civil war.
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