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Yemen has called for an emergency UN Security Council session to discuss the Houthi rebels' ongoing Marib offensive, where more than 3 million are in imminent danger.

Yemen’s warring sides began peace consultations in Switzerland for prisoner swaps.

Protests erupt in Yemen's Taiz over unpaid salaries

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Protests erupt in Yemen's Taiz over unpaid salaries

Public sector workers, who have not received their salaries for months, gathered in a peaceful protest in Yemen's Taiz city on Monday.

Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

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Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

Floods across Yemen have left thousands of people homeless and destroyed homes country's iconic historic Old Sanaa city.

Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

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Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

Thousands of families, including internally displaced refugees, have lost their homes in Marib, where the historic 8th century BC dam has ...

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Torrential rains wreak destruction in Yemen, killing dozens

In southern Yemen, 33,000 displaced people who were sheltering in camps lost their tents and belongings in the floods, according to the International Red Cross.

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Yemen in Focus: Oil tanker spill spells 'global disaster'

This week we focus on the Safer tanker 'ticking time bomb', which environmentalist groups warn would be disastrous not only for Yemen, but for ...

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UN fears 'catastrophe' if Yemen oil tanker ruptures

Yemen's Houthi rebels have agreed inprinciple to a UN assessment of the decaying oil tanker, which experts say could cause an ecological and ...

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Houthis allow UN team to visit 'time bomb' tanker

A breach of the vessel would have disastrous results for Red Sea marine life and tens of thousands of impoverished people who depend on fishing ...

Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

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Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

Clashes were reported between different units belonging to Yemen's government forces, including UAE-backed fighters.

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UN to hold crisis Yemen talks as tanker decays

The UN is holding talks on Yemen as a tanker on a Yemeni coast could rupture, causing disastrous consequences for Red Sea marine life.

Yemen in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

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Yemen in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

This week we focus on Yemen's ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Houthi calls to liberate Mecca and a positive Eid story from Yemen.

Fear of virus grows in Yemen's squalid camps

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Fear of virus grows in Yemen's squalid camps

Yemen's camps for internally displaced people present ideal breeding grounds for the novel coronavirus, as chances of proper sanitation or ...

Stranded by war, Yemenis in Egypt dream of home

Tara Brian

Stranded by war, Yemenis in Egypt dream of home

Seeking treatment in Egypt is nothing new, but returning home for Yemeni medical travellers has become increasingly untenable as the war ...

War-weary Yemenis eye a shaky ceasefire with suspicion

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War-weary Yemenis eye a shaky ceasefire with suspicion

Comment: Five years of conflict have taught Yemenis that ceasefires are usually followed by a fresh surge in fighting on the frontlines, writes ...

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Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

This week we focus on the response to an uptick in Houthi violence, the release of hundreds of prisoners, and more.

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How has coronavirus impacted conflicts in the Middle East?

On Friday, the UN appealed for ceasefires in all conflicts across the world. Antonio Guterres, its chief, warned that ''the worst is yet to ...

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Yemen in Focus: Houthis' Riyadh attack a 'bargaining chip'

This week we focus on recent escalations between the Houthis and Saudi Arabia, a campaign to release prisoners, and more.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: 'Catastrophic abuses' five years into war

This week we focus on Yemen's current humanitarian crisis as the country marks the fifth anniversary of the controversial Saudi-led intervention.

Arabs urge Yemen's Houthis to allow oil tanker assessment

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Arabs urge Yemen's Houthis to allow oil tanker assessment

An abandoned oil tanker off the coast of Yemen, laden with 1.1 million barrels of crude oil, could rupture and cause an 'environmental ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Despite coronavirus rumours, thousands test negative

This week we focus on Yemen's coronavirus measures.

Child killed in devastating fire at Yemen refugee camp

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Child killed in devastating fire at Yemen refugee camp

A devastating fire at a camp for internally displaced persons killed a four-year-old child, according to local reports.

Yemen in Focus: Financial reports expose 'lavish' UN budget

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Yemen in Focus: Financial reports expose 'lavish' UN budget

This week we focus on a financial report that has been slammed by rights activists as corrupt.

Yemen's oil-rich Shabwah province faces a dangerous power struggle

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Yemen's oil-rich Shabwah province faces a dangerous power struggle

Tensions are quietly brewing over the geostrategic, resource-rich eastern Shabwah governorate, posing another risk to the country's peace.

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