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Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President Donald Trump.

Yemen's rebel leaders brushed off the designation, while one of the largest aid agencies active in the war-torn country said the move would impact the humanitarian needs of millions.

Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

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Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

The US moved to designate Yemen's Houthis as a terror organisation on Sunday, in a last minute Trump administration move that will only be solidified if Congress fail to object.

UN envoy arrives in <em>Aden</em> after deadly airport blast

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UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

Special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived at Aden airport, where he expressed his condolences and emphasised the need for a solution to ...

Explosions rock Saudi military headquarters in Yemen's Abyan

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Explosions rock Saudi military headquarters in Yemen's Abyan

At least two explosions were heard near the Shakra High School building in Abyan, where the Saudi-led coalition has reportedly set up base.

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Yemen's Aden airport receives first flight since deadly attack

Yemeni Interior Minister Ibrahim Haidan said the speedy reopening of the airport underscored "the determination of the government to overcome obstacles and face the difficulties" cased by Wednesday's attack.

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2021 could be even worse for the Middle East

Yemen, Afghanistan and Syria are the countries most at risk according to the IRC Emergency Watchlist for 2021.

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Five women killed in Yemen wedding attack

Local officials said five women were killed, and children were among seven others wounded, when what appeared to be an artillery shell hit the ...

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Iran condemns deadly attack on Yemen airport

The airport explosion has killed dozens, and no group or individual has so far claimed responsibility.

Yemeni PM accuses rebels, Iran of <em>Aden</em> airport attack

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Yemeni PM accuses rebels, Iran of Aden airport attack

As the newly reshuffled cabinet convened for the first time in Aden, Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik repeated his accusation that ...

Yemen government vows to restore stability after deadly attack

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Yemen government vows to restore stability after deadly attack

The new power-sharing Yemeni government vowed on Thursday to bring stability after a fatal blast targeted Aden's airport.

Second blast targets ministers at Yemen presidential palace

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Second blast targets ministers at Yemen presidential palace

The second bomb struck Aden’s Al-Ma'asheeq district, where just moments earlier the newly-formed government of Yemen were transferred following ...

Blast at <em>Aden</em> airport kills at least 26

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Blast at Aden airport kills at least 26

The explosion has killed nearly two dozen people, and that number may climb.

Explosions rock <em>Aden</em> airport as new Yemen government arrives

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Explosions rock Aden airport as new Yemen government arrives

New Yemeni ministers landing in the temporary capital on Wednesday were met with at least three explosions at Aden International ...

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Saudi Arabia pumps $130m into Yemen developmental projects

Saudi Arabia announced a range of developmental projects in Yemen, including a new medical and educational city and the rehabilitation of Aden International Airport.

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Yemen's Hadi orders new government to return to Aden

The announcement came after Yemeni activists last week launched an online campaign demanding that the newly formed government returns to ...

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BBC News Arabic documentary unveils Yemen's deadly Covid-19 battle

'Yemen: Coronavirus in a Warzone’ film showcases how both the Houthi rebels and the internationally-recognised government have failed to protect ...

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Yemen government and UAE-backed southern separatists sign unity agreement

Arrangements to implement the Riyadh Agreement have been finalised and a coalition government between the Hadi government and STC will be formed ...

Yemen government, separatists  to form cabinet within week

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Yemen government, separatists to form cabinet within week

Yemen's internationally-recognised government will form a cabinet with southern separatists in order to end the war.

Yousra Samir Imran

Halima Aden acted with integrity, Muslim twitter should too

Comment: Aden's choice to quit fashion unleashed a torrent of opinions on Muslim twitter about the hijab, showing a shocking lack of respect for ...

'Respect my hijab', Muslim model Halima <em>Aden</em> tells industry

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'Respect my hijab', Muslim model Halima Aden tells industry

Hijabi model Halima Aden announced quitting the runway after she decided she no longer wants to be pressured into compromising her ...

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

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Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

Mass rally in Yemen's Taiz over Macron's anti-Islam remarks

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Mass rally in Yemen's Taiz over Macron's anti-Islam remarks

Thousands of protesters gathered in Taiz in support of Islam and its Prophet Muhammad on Saturday, amid rising tensions between Muslims and ...

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