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Established as an Ottoman palace, then a residence for one of Yemen's last kings, the building became a museum in 1967 but has since been bombed and its collections pilfered.

Saudi Arabia says last week it arrested 10 members of a "terrorist cell", which Riyadh linked to the Revolutionary Guard in Iran.

Yemen prisoner swap agreed: government, rebel sources

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Yemen prisoner swap agreed: government, rebel sources

The government and the rebel Houthis have agreed to exchanged some 1,000 prisoners.

UK government accused of enabling Saudi warfare in Yemen

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UK government accused of enabling Saudi warfare in Yemen

British MPs have urged the UK government to stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, accusing Downing Street of enabling the conflict and ...

Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

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Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa.

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Yemen's terrifying road to Taez on brink of collapse

The road of Hayjat al-Abed has not fallen into the hands of Houthi rebels.

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Houthis mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' in Sanaa

Piles of food donated by tribesmen were displayed at Sanaa's Al-Sabeen Square as the rebels marked 2,000 days of 'resistance'.

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Iran accuses Saudis of shifting blame for 'crimes'

Iran's foreign ministry hit back at Saudi Arabia's remarks to the United Nations.

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

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Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

A protest against Israeli normalisation erupted in Socotra on Saturday amid reports of an Emirati-Israeli intelligence gathering base on the ...

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Yemen calls for emergency UN Security Council session

Yemen has called for an emergency UN Security Council session to discuss the Houthi rebels' ongoing Marib offensive, where ...

Yemen rebel attack on Saudi village wounds 5

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Yemen rebel attack on Saudi village wounds 5

Saudi civilians were rushed to hospital after suffering "minor injuries" from a projectile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels, ...

Yemen sides meet in Geneva for prisoner swap talks

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Yemen sides meet in Geneva for prisoner swap talks

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

Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

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Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

This week we focus on the United Nations rebuke of countries that have failed to follow through on aid pledges to Yemen.

Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

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Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

After a UN panel stated Canada has been fuelling the conflict in Yemen, a coalition of Canadian organisations urged Prime Minister Justin ...

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Yemen may 'slide into famine', warns UK foreign secretary

Speaking at a meeting ahead of the UN's General Assembly, UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab warned that Yemen is likely to slide into famine.

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What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

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Yemen prisoner swap talks postponed to Friday

If realised, the UN-sponsored prison exchange deal would be the largest since Yemen's war erupted in 2014.

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Yemen warring sides in 'final' talks on prisoner-swap deal

Yemen's warring sides will met in Geneva on Thursday for UN-sponsored talks on a deal to release more than 1,400 prisoners.

'Deadly consequences' of Yemen aid obstruction, HRW warns

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'Deadly consequences' of Yemen aid obstruction, HRW warns

Interference by the government and Houthi rebels has hampered the delivery of aid in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

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Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa

The strikes come during a week of escalation between the warring sides, with the Houthis on Thursday claiming it had struck an "important ...

Houthis claim drone, missile attack on 'important Riyadh target'

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Houthis claim drone, missile attack on 'important Riyadh target'

The Houthis claimed to have attacked an 'important target' in Riyadh with a missile and drones, hours after the Saudi-led coalition said it ...

Saudi-led coalition intercepts 'explosive-laden drones' launched by <em>Houthi</em> <em>rebels</em>

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Saudi-led coalition intercepts 'explosive-laden drones' launched by Houthi rebels

Saudi coalition forces claimed to have intercepted two Houthi drones in the space of a few hours, the second of which was destroyed ...

UN report says <em>rebels</em> in Yemen recruited teenage girls

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UN report says rebels in Yemen recruited teenage girls

The report is based on more than 400 accounts and focuses mainly on a period from July 2019 to June this year.

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