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A Houthi spokesman has said that 'sensitive sites' within the kingdom are now in the group's radar.

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to target military and government strikes in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi-led coalition launched a new operation against the Houthis on Thursday.

Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

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Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

The coalition strike effectively ends a unilateral ceasefire it declared in April, announced as part of efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Tough choices for Hamas over Israeli annexation plans

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Tough choices for Hamas over Israeli annexation plans

Hamas has threatened Israel over its plan to illegally annex the occupied West Bank, but analysts say the group may take a more pragmatic ...

Saudi-led coalition denies targeting civilians in Yemen raid

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Saudi-led coalition denies targeting civilians in Yemen raid

The coalition rejected the allegation that civilians, including children, were killed insisting that it targeted armed Houthi combatants.

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Saudi coalition airstrike 'kills' 13 civilians in Yemen

The Houthi-run Health Ministry identified 11 victims, while two bodies were reportedly burnt beyond recognition.

Mat Nashed

Lebanon legalises cannabis growing, its political class eye profits

Comment: Eyeing a $1 billion market, Lebanon's elites are looking to exploit the cannabis cultivation industry, cutting existing small-scale ...

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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.

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Yemen's Houthis shoot down Saudi coalition 'spy plane'

Yemen's Houthi rebels said they shot down a reconaissance aircraft belonging to the Saudi-led coalition, despite a ceasefire having been put in ...

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

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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.

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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 rebels seize capital of strategic province

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Yemen rebels seize capital of strategic province

Yemen's Houthi rebels have captured a strategic area north of Sanaa, bringing them within reach of oil-rich Marib province.

Yemen in Focus: Houthis introduce martyrdom lectures at school

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Yemen in Focus: Houthis introduce martyrdom lectures at school

Students in Saada are made to watch daily video broadcasts from the Houthi rebel leader, who lectures them on the merits of martyrdom ...

Houthis sentence President Hadi to death

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Houthis sentence President Hadi to death

The Sanaa-based Houthi-run Specialised Criminal Court called for the execution of Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi on charges of "high ...

Tensions in Yemen's Hodeida cripple peace hopes

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Tensions in Yemen's Hodeida cripple peace hopes

With failures to fully address the root causes of Yemen's conflict, fighting has continued, and Hodeida still remains the country's most ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia signals willingness to end Yemen conflict

Adel al-Jubeir said there is a possibility of calming the situation in Yemen as a prelude to reaching a settlement in the four-year conflict, Al-Arabiya reported on Friday.

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Six Saudi soldiers 'killed in clashes with Houthi rebels'

Saudi media aired coverage of the funerals of six soldiers killed in clashes with Houthi rebels along the border with Yemen.

A Yemeni journalist

Swelling losses for Saudi Arabia vs Houthis' boosting confidence

While the Saudi-led coalition failures in Yemen keep swelling, the Houthi confidence keeps boosting.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis' mass offensive a 'propaganda ploy'?

This week we look at doubts over the Houthi offensive that captured thousands of soldiers in August, a downgraded Fitch rating and more Western ...

Yemen’s Houthis reveal mass capture of soldiers in video

The New Arab

Yemen’s Houthis reveal mass capture of soldiers in video

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have broadcast footage of an attack which they say captured thousands of pro-government and Saudi soldiers near the ...

The New Arab

Yemen's Houthi rebels free 290 prisoners: ICRC

Nearly 300 prisoners, including dozens of survivors from a Saudi-led coalition strike on a detention centre earlier this month, were freed by ...

Saudis among 350 prisoners to be released by Houthis

The New Arab

Saudis among 350 prisoners to be released by Houthis

Some 350 prisoners captured by Yemen's Houthis will be released under UN supervision as part of a prisoner exchange deal, the rebels said on ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels say 2,000 pro-govt forces taken prisoner

The New Arab

Yemen's Houthi rebels say 2,000 pro-govt forces taken prisoner

Some 2,000 pro-government fighters were taken as prisoner by Yemen's Houthi rebels in an August offensive near the southern Saudi region of ...

Yemen in Focus: Rebel attacks kill UAE's right-hand man

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Yemen in Focus: Rebel attacks kill UAE's right-hand man

This week we look at three separate attacks on UAE-trained security forces in Yemen, plus Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a market and more.

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