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Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa.

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 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.

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

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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 ...

Yemen's Houthis claim 'massive drone attack' on Saudi airport

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Yemen's Houthis claim 'massive drone attack' on Saudi airport

The Houthis claimed a 'massive attack' on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport, although the kingdom has yet to confirm the reports.

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24 killed in clashes in northern Yemen

A government military source said 16 Houthis and eight loyalists were killed in clashes.

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Saudi Arabia downs 'explosive' Houthi drone

An alleged 'explosive' Houthi drone headed towards the Saudi kingdom was downed by the coalition battling the rebels in Yemen, authorities said.

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Yemen in Focus: The battle for Marib

This week we focus on the ongoing Houthi offensive to capture Marib.

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Eleven Yemeni government troops killed in Houthi attacks

Eleven Yemeni government troops, including a senior officer, have been killed in missile attacks and clashes with Houthi rebels east of Sanaa.

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

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Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

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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 <em>Marib</em> 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 ...

Torrential rains wreak destruction in Yemen, killing dozens

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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 ...

UN 'hopeful' team can visit oil tanker off Yemen

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UN 'hopeful' team can visit oil tanker off Yemen

Houthi rebels control the western Red Sea ports, including Ras Issa, 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from where the FSO Safer tanker has been moored ...

Bahraini soldier killed in Yemen as Al-Bayda battles resume

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Bahraini soldier killed in Yemen as Al-Bayda battles resume

Bahrain's army announced that one of their soldiers was killed in Yemen while participating in the Saudi-led coalition.

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UN warns oil tanker abandoned in Yemen could explode

The UN has warned that an abandoned tanker carrying a million barrels of oil off Yemen’s coast could explode as Houthi rebels refuse to allow the ship to be inspected

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Saudi intensifies Yemen bombardment ahead of co-hosting aid conference

Saudi Arabia, accused of committing 'war crimes' in Yemen, is hosting an emergency donor conference for the impoverished country.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

Despite global truce appeal, 661,000 people newly displaced

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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 ...

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.

The death of journalism in Yemen's war

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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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