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The chief of staff of the Yemeni internationally-recognised government’s army has survived a missile strike on a military camp near Marib which killed his son and seven other people.

Cemetery workers in Yemen's Aden say there have been five times the normal amount of burials as medics and international organisations warn of a large-scale coronavirus outbreak.

Thousands fleeing fighting in Yemen at risk of coronavirus

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Thousands fleeing fighting in Yemen at risk of coronavirus

Tens of thousands of Yemenis continue to flee violence in the north, as the shadow of Covid-19 looms over them.

Funding gaps threaten Yemen coronavirus fight, says UN

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Funding gaps threaten Yemen coronavirus fight, says UN

A number of aid programmes in Yemen could be cut due to funding shortages, the UN warned, as the war-torn country grapples with its coronavirus ...

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.

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A house divided: The battle for Yemen's south

A bid by separatists to assert control over southern Yemen has pushed the country closer to fragmentation.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Job cuts in the UAE, a spike in cases in Yemen, and a tragic death in Algeria.

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Deaths from coronavirus-like symptoms surge in Yemen's Aden

Yemen has reported just 18 coronavirus-linked deaths but doctors say the virus is likely running rampant, forcing the death rate up by at least ...

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Coronavirus deaths in Yemen spike as hospitals close down

In Yemen, tracking the spread of Covid-19 is made more difficult with people seeking help for symptoms much later than they should, and deaths ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

The first Egyptian lawmaker to contract Covid-19 has been quarantined, and Norway claims the virus 'strengthens' IS. Here are the top stories ...

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Yemen in Focus: Dozens dying in coronavirus 'infested' Aden

This week we focus on increasing deaths in Aden, the underreporting of coronavirus cases, and more clashes.

Yemen is 'undercounting' coronavirus cases: sources

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Yemen is 'undercounting' coronavirus cases: sources

As Covid-19 courses through Yemen, some sources claim the government is undercounting cases.

Yemen government allies fight southern separatists over Zinjibar

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Yemen government allies fight southern separatists over Zinjibar

Fighting broke out between pro-government troops and separatists in southern Yemen, leaving 10 dead in the first major clash since separatists ...

Yemen's secessionists to 'halt Socotra escalations' during Ramadan

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Yemen's secessionists to 'halt Socotra escalations' during Ramadan

The Southern Transitional Council has vowed an end to escalations during the holy fasting month of Ramadan just days after rising violence.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Jordan reports no new cases in a week, Houthi authorities in Sanaa report their first Covid-19 case and Lebanon extends lockdown measures in ...

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Houthis confirm first Coronavirus case in Sanaa

Houthi authorities in northern Yemen have confirmed the first Covid-19 case in territory held by the Iran-aligned group.

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US sanctions Iranian-Iraqi businessman who 'smuggled weapons to Yemen'

The United States on Friday confirmed it had imposed sanctions on an Iranian-Iraqi businessman for his alleged involvement with the Iranian ...

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Amnesty demands release of four Yemeni journalists facing execution

Ahead of World Press Freedom Day, Amnesty International is calling on Yemen's Houthi rebels to release journalists sentenced to death for ...

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The death of journalism in Yemen's war

The threat of execution has now become a potential punishment against journalists in Yemen, reflecting the deadly reality of reporting in the ...

Yemen's separatists ignore UAE backers, declare their secession 'irreversible'

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Yemen's separatists ignore UAE backers, declare their secession 'irreversible'

Yemen's Southern Transitional Council [STC] said its announcement to self-govern in Aden is irreversible, despite its allies distancing from the ...

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Saudi-led coalition rejects UAE-backed southern separatists 'self-rule' declaration

The Saudi-led coalition battling Houthis in Yemen has slammed a recent 'self-rule' declaration by Emirati-backed separatists in the ...

Figures reveal staggering depletion of Saudi foreign reserves

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Figures reveal staggering depletion of Saudi foreign reserves

Figures released by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority show the kingdom’s foreign wealth reserves have fallen by a massive $233 billion over ...

WHO to improve coronavirus testing capabilities in war-torn Yemen

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WHO to improve coronavirus testing capabilities in war-torn Yemen

Yemen's WHO hopes to receive tens of thousands of coronavirus testing kits while working to prepare dozens of dedicated Covid-19 hospitals as it ...

Major southern authorities reject UAE-backed separatists 'self-governance' declaration

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Major southern authorities reject UAE-backed separatists 'self-governance' declaration

The UAE-backed southern separatists on Sunday declared self-governance in the south after electricity was cut from Aden four days following ...

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