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Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President Donald Trump.

Yemen's rebel leaders brushed off the designation, while one of the largest aid agencies active in the war-torn country said the move would impact the humanitarian needs of millions.

Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

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Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

The US moved to designate Yemen's Houthis as a terror organisation on Sunday, in a last minute Trump administration move that will only be solidified if Congress fail to object.

UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

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UN envoy arrives in Aden after deadly airport blast

Special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived at Aden airport, where he expressed his condolences and emphasised the need for a solution to the ...

Explosions rock Saudi military headquarters in Yemen's Abyan

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Explosions rock Saudi military headquarters in Yemen's Abyan

At least two explosions were heard near the Shakra High School building in Abyan, where the Saudi-led coalition has reportedly set up base.

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Yemen's Aden airport receives first flight since deadly attack

Yemeni Interior Minister Ibrahim Haidan said the speedy reopening of the airport underscored "the determination of the government to overcome obstacles and face the difficulties" cased by Wednesday's attack.

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Five women killed in Yemen wedding attack

Local officials said five women were killed, and children were among seven others wounded, when what appeared to be an artillery shell hit the ...

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Yemeni PM accuses rebels, Iran of Aden airport attack

As the newly reshuffled cabinet convened for the first time in Aden, Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik repeated his accusation that Houthi ...

Yemen government vows to restore stability after deadly attack

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Yemen government vows to restore stability after deadly attack

The new power-sharing Yemeni government vowed on Thursday to bring stability after a fatal blast targeted Aden's airport.

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Second blast targets ministers at Yemen presidential palace

The second bomb struck Aden’s Al-Ma'asheeq district, where just moments earlier the newly-formed government of Yemen were transferred following ...

Blast at Aden airport kills at least 26

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Blast at Aden airport kills at least 26

The explosion has killed nearly two dozen people, and that number may climb.

Iraqi Christians face an uphill battle for survival

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Iraqi Christians face an uphill battle for survival

In-depth: There are hopes that Pope Francis' historic visit could be a turning point for Iraqi Christians, a community ravaged by war and ...

Explosions rock Aden airport as new Yemen government arrives

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Explosions rock Aden airport as new Yemen government arrives

New Yemeni ministers landing in the temporary capital on Wednesday were met with at least three explosions at Aden International Airport.

NGO demands UAE close its 'secret Yemen prisons'

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NGO demands UAE close its 'secret Yemen prisons'

SAM for Rights and Liberties has accused the UAE of detaining 'thousands of Yemenis'.

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Struggling artists bring smiles in war-weary Yemen

The conflict affected everyone and everything in Yemen, and the art scene is no exception.

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Saudi Arabia pumps $130m into Yemen developmental projects

Saudi Arabia announced a range of developmental projects in Yemen, including a new medical and educational city and the rehabilitation of Aden ...

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Yemen's Hadi orders new government to return to Aden

The announcement came after Yemeni activists last week launched an online campaign demanding that the newly formed government returns to Aden.

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Amnesty urges Algeria not to deport Yemen refugees

Amnesty International has called on Algeria to immediately halt the deportation of seven Yemeni immigrants who could face death in their home ...

Health expert warns over Yemen virus jab delivery

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Health expert warns over Yemen virus jab delivery

The ongoing conflict and the destruction of infrastructure is expected to severely impact the delivery of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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France to probe family of late Yemen president Saleh

Assets of both Saleh and son were frozen by the UN Security Council and the US Treasury Department in 2015.

Yemen in Focus: Women's group demands participation in government

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Yemen in Focus: Women's group demands participation in government

This week we focus on a women's movement that calls for the right to political participation.

Yemen forges unity government: officials

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Yemen forges unity government: officials

Yemen has formed a new unity government, forging a joint front against the Houthi rebels.

BBC News Arabic documentary unveils Yemen's deadly Covid-19 battle

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BBC News Arabic documentary unveils Yemen's deadly Covid-19 battle

'Yemen: Coronavirus in a Warzone’ film showcases how both the Houthi rebels and the internationally-recognised government have failed to protect ...

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