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Yemeni government troops took control Saturday of the city of Ataq, two days after deadly clashes between loyalists and southern separatists in the capital of Shabwa province.

The Southern Transitional Council declared a ceasefire after two days of deadly clashes in Shabwa.

Yemen in Focus: Will Israel join the deadly conflict?

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Yemen in Focus: Will Israel join the deadly conflict?

This week we look at Israel's intentions in Yemen, the government's frustrations with its Emirati allies, UN concerns and more.

Yemeni government accuses UAE following clashes in strategic town

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Yemeni government accuses UAE following clashes in strategic town

The Yemeni government accused the UAE of responsibility for deadly clashes between its forces and a southern separatist militia which attacked ...

Yemen soldiers killed in deadly suicide bombing

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Yemen soldiers killed in deadly suicide bombing

The suicide bombing targeted a checkpoint manned by UAE-trained special operations forces in Ataq, the capital of the oil-rich province ...

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Yemen UAE-backed force recaptures al-Qaeda stronghold

The al-Qaeda stronghold of Mahfad was recaptured by an elite Yemeni force formed by the United Arab Emirates, a military official said on Sunday.

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Prison break: Yemeni guards assist 1,000 Ethiopians fleeing detention

Guards at a detention centre for illegal immigrants in Yemen's southern Shabwa province have helped 1,000 Ethiopian detainees escape, officials ...

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Yemen: Drone kills al-Qaeda suspects, war toll now 10,000

A new US drone strike has reportedly killed al-Qaeda suspects in southern Yemen, as UN says death toll in the war now surpassed 10,000.

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Houthis head east to offset losses in Yemen's south

Setbacks in the south of the country have forced the Houthis to look east towards Marib and Shabwa.

Saudi-led strikes kill at least 12 Yemeni rebels

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Saudi-led strikes kill at least 12 Yemeni rebels

Airstrikes targeted Houthi rebel positions Monday, as the first Saudi National Guard contingent is deployed on the border with Yemen, amid ...

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UN appeals for $274m to aid war-torn Yemenis

Humanitarian chief says the sum is needed to "meet the life-saving and protection needs of 7.5 million affected" as fighting rages across the ...

UN approves arms embargo against Yemen rebel leaders

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UN approves arms embargo against Yemen rebel leaders

The UN Security Council imposed an arms embargo Tuesday on leaders of Yemen's Houthi rebels and their key supporters, ex-president Ali Abdullah ...

UN vote expected on Yemen conflict

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UN vote expected on Yemen conflict

The Security Council is expected to vote Friday or Saturday on a resolution to blacklist the son of the Yemen's former president and a Houthi ...

Saleh-Houthi forces take Yemeni provincial capital despite airstrikes Saleh-Houthi forces take Yemeni provincial capital despite airstrikes

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Saleh-Houthi forces take Yemeni provincial capital despite airstrikes

Fighting continues as Houthi rebels press further into Aden and spread east, but two weeks of Saudi-led air raids have allowed isolated ...

Houthis take 'partial' control of Yemeni Air Force

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Houthis take 'partial' control of Yemeni Air Force

Documents seen by al-Araby al-Jadeed indicate that wholesale changes have been made in the Air Force leadership by the Houthis.

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Yemen crisis: thousands join anti-Houthi protests

Thousands of people take to the streets of Yemen's capital and other cities including Taiz, Ibb and Hodeida in protest at Houthi takeover of Sanaa, following the resignation of President Hadi and the Yemeni government on Thursday.

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