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In today's roundup: First Covid-19 death reported in Bangladesh's refugee camps, Saudi Arabia's mosques reopen and Yemen's influx of migrants face the threat of coronavirus.

UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

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UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

Yemenis need aid now more than ever as the coronavirus rips through the country.

Yemeni chief of staff survives missile strike, son killed

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Yemeni chief of staff survives missile strike, son killed

The chief of staff of the Yemeni internationally-recognised government’s army has survived a missile strike on a military camp near ...

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.

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Despite global truce appeal, 661,000 people newly displaced

Around 661,000 people in 19 countries were displaced by armed conflict since the UN secretary-general called for a global ceasefire during the coronavirus pandemic, an aid group said.

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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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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 ...

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Yemen in Focus: Appeals for assistance after Aden flooding

This week we focus on deadly flooding in Yemen's coastal city, an expected delivery of Covid-19 tests, and more.

More than 20 dead in flood-hit Yemen

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More than 20 dead in flood-hit Yemen

At least 14 people were killed in flash floods in Aden, while another seven were killed in the country's north.

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At least seven dead in Yemen flash floods

Yemen has been experiencing severe flooding, and the latest has caused the deaths of seven people.

Yemen's southern separatists warn of 'imminent' war with government

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Yemen's southern separatists warn of 'imminent' war with government

Emirati-backed insurgents say a shaky power-sharing deal with the internationally-recognised government is on the verge of collapse, threatening ...

Lasting Yemen cease-fire 'expected soon': UN

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Lasting Yemen cease-fire 'expected soon': UN

The UN special envoy for Yemen said he expects Yemen's warring sides to to agree on a lasting cease-fire “in the immediate future.”

Yemen in Focus: Escalating violence undermines ceasefire efforts

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Yemen in Focus: Escalating violence undermines ceasefire efforts

This week we focus on violations of a ceasefire in Yemen, defections on Socotra island, and more.

Saudi Arabia's faltering divide and rule strategy in Yemen

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Saudi Arabia's faltering divide and rule strategy in Yemen

While seeking to keep Yemen weak and divided, yet with no real long-term plan for its political future, Saudi Arabia has inadvertently limited ...

A Yemeni journalist

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 a Yemeni journalist.

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Yemen official slams 'Houthi shelling' hours before coronavirus ceasefire

Houthi rebels indifferent to coronavirus risks, Yemen's information minister has said, after the rebels broke a ceasefire.

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Saudi-led coalition declares 2-week coronavirus ceasefire in Yemen

Saudi Arabia announced a unilateral ceasefire amid an escalation in fighting between the warring parties, days after the UN called for calm.

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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.

Houthi shelling kills women inmates at Yemen's Taiz prison

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Houthi shelling kills women inmates at Yemen's Taiz prison

Houthi shelling on a prison in Taiz killed at least five women and a child on Saturday, local reports confirmed.

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Houthis strike Marib oil facility despite UN ceasefire efforts

A state-owned oil facility in Yemen's eastern Marib region was struck by Houthis on Saturday, despite the rebels 'responding ...

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

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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.

Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit rebel-held Yemen capital

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Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit rebel-held Yemen capital

The Saudi-led military coalition carried out multiple air strikes on Yemen's capital despite UN calls for a ceasefire to protect civilians from ...

Outrage over Saudi-led coalition 'horse massacre' in Yemen's capital

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Outrage over Saudi-led coalition 'horse massacre' in Yemen's capital

Saudi-led coalition air strikes killed dozens of Arabian horses in the Yemeni capital on Monday.

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