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A pro-government source said Houthi rebels seized some territory in the fighting northwest of Marib and that 22 government soldiers had been killed, along with 31 rebels.

Zawamil poetry is a popular traditional artform in Yemen but it has also become a weapon of choice for the Houthis.

Battle for Marib key to Iran, US tension

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Battle for Marib key to Iran, US tension

The city of Marib has been facing an assault by Iran-back Houthi rebels and Saudi airstrikes that are trying to push back the advancing forces.

Saudi coalition kills wanted Houthi commander in Yemen’s Marib

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Saudi coalition kills wanted Houthi commander in Yemen’s Marib

Abdul Latif Hammoud, a Houthi commander who had a $5 million bounty on his head was killed by the Saudi-led coalition in Marib.

Saudi-led coalition strikes booby-trapped Houthi boat in Red Sea

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Saudi-led coalition strikes booby-trapped Houthi boat in Red Sea

The Saudi-led coalition said it had thwarted an 'imminent' attack by the Sanaa-based Houthi group.

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Houthi shelling kills one child in Yemen's Marib

Two of the wounded children were in critical condition.

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Yemen receives first coronavirus vaccines: UN

Yemen will receive its first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from the UN, as the country struggles under the weight of infections.

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UN report points to Houthis for Aden airport attack

A report submitted to the UN found a deadly December attack on Aden airport in Yemen to have likely been carried out by Houthi rebels.

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UN experts pull back on corruption claims against Yemen

The UN panel of experts monitoring sanctions against Yemen has withdrawn claims of corruption and money laundering by the Yemeni government, ...

Last Jewish families 'leave Yemen' after Houthi ultimatum: report

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Last Jewish families 'leave Yemen' after Houthi ultimatum: report

Thirteen Yemeni Jews have left their homes in Sanaa after an ultimatum by Houthi rebels.

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Yemen's Houthi rebels renew Marib campaign amid diplomatic push

Saudi-led coalition jets bombed the Houthi rebels as they continued the offensive to claim Marib, while UN and US diplomats traveled to Riyadh ...

Covid-19 overwhelms Yemen and urgent aid needed: MSF

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Covid-19 overwhelms Yemen and urgent aid needed: MSF

War-torn Yemen is battling a rising number of Covid-19 cases, rights groups warn, as authorities declare a state of emergency.

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

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Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen against the Houthis, the conflict is as brutal as ever and has become the world's worst ...

Houthi attack sparks fire at Saudi oil terminal

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Houthi attack sparks fire at Saudi oil terminal

The latest in an upsurge of cross-border attacks has sparked a fire at a Saudi oil facility on Friday, authorities said.

UK, France, Germany FMs meet Blinken to discuss Yemen

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UK, France, Germany FMs meet Blinken to discuss Yemen

The top diplomats of the US, UK, France and Germany held their first in-person meeting together on Tuesday.

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Saudi ceasefire plan unlikely to pause Yemen war: analysts

Saudi officials are engaging in back-channel talks with Houthi rebels, but observers say a lasting ceasefire is unlikely to materialise.

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Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

A statement by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday has warned that unlawful shelling in Marib has led to further displacement and worsened Yemen's ...

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Yemen coronavirus committee calls for 'state of emergency'

The coronavirus committee has called for a partial curfew and the closure of shopping centres amid a surge in infections.

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Agency: Quarter of civilian casualties in Yemen are children

Save the Children says the real number of children killed in the war is likely much higher.

Houthis dismiss Saudi ceasefire offer as 'nothing new'

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Houthis dismiss Saudi ceasefire offer as 'nothing new'

Houthi rebels dismissed the latest ceasefire offer from Saudi Arabia on Yemen as "nothing new".

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Saudi Arabia offers ceasefire plan to Yemen rebels

Saudi Arabia has a plan to offer a ceasefire to Yemen's Houthi rebels despite continued tensions and attacks.

Saudi Arabia launches military drills after Houthi attacks

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Saudi Arabia launches military drills after Houthi attacks

The drills follow Saudi-led coalition strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen's capital, Sanaa.

Saudi-led coalition hits grain port and 'Houthi military targets'

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Saudi-led coalition hits grain port and 'Houthi military targets'

A number of targets have been hit by Saudi Arabia, including a grain port and missile and drone production facilities.

Saudi coalition strikes advancing Yemen rebels

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Saudi coalition strikes advancing Yemen rebels

Air strikes were launched by the Saudi-led coalition in order to support the pro-government forces against the Houthi rebel advance on the ...

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