Yemen


Saudi Arabia intercepts 'rebel boat bomb' from Yemen

2017-04-26 16:00

Saudi authorities say they have intercepted an unmanned boat rigged with explosives that was sent by Yemeni Huthi rebels to target an oil plant.

Yemen rebel land mines killed, maim hundreds

2017-04-20 12:58

Human Rights Watch says Yemen's Shi'ite rebels have extensively used land mines that have killed and maimed hundreds since fighting started.

Yemen clashes kill more than 40 in 24 hours

2017-04-11 05:23

Clashes and air strikes in southwest Yemen have killed more than 40 soldiers, rebels and civilians over the past 24 hours, officials and medics said on Monday.

Drone strike kills 4 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

2017-03-29 15:02

A drone strike killed four suspected members of Al-Qaeda in south Yemen, a security official said, as the United States intensifies air raids on jihadists in the war-torn country.

More than 10 000 attacks on Yemeni women in 2016: UN

2017-03-28 06:21

The conflict in Yemen has made women and girls more vulnerable to gender-based violence, with more than 10 000 cases reported last year, the UN Population Fund says.

Military attack kills 42 Somali refugees off Yemen's coast

2017-03-17 19:29

A military vessel and a helicopter gunship have attacked a boat packed with Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen, killing at least 42 people in the dead of night

UN delivers medicine to besieged Yemen city

2017-03-05 00:09

The UN health agency says it has delivered eight tons of medicine to hospitals in the third largest city under siege in Yemen's war.

1.4 million children in 4 countries face famine death - UNICEF

2017-02-21 14:15

Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency has said.

US Navy sends destroyer to Yemen

2017-02-03 22:06

The US Navy has sent a destroyer to waters off Yemen in response to an attack by Iran-backed Houthi rebels on a Saudi frigate, a defense official said Friday.

Civilians likely killed in US raid in Yemen - Pentagon

2017-02-02 14:49

Civilians were "likely" killed in a US commando raid in Yemen over the weekend and children may have been among the dead, the US military's Central Command said Wednesday.

 

Yemen aid conference gets $1.1bn in pledges: UN

2017-04-26 05:54

International donors have pledged about $1.1bn for war-torn Yemen as the UN calls on the warring parties to grant access to humanitarian aid.

Growing risk of 'mass' starvation deaths in Africa: UN

2017-04-11 20:21

The United Nations has warned that "the risk of mass deaths from starvation ... is growing" among people in conflict and drought-hit areas of the Horn of Africa, Yemen and Nigeria.

Vessel being attacked off Yemen's coast

2017-04-08 21:43

A piracy watchdog, UK Maritime Trade Operations, says it believes a tanker is being attacked and could have been boarded off war-ravaged Yemen.

Number of Kenyans going hungry doubles to 3m: Red Cross

2017-03-28 15:00

The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, says the Red Cross, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens.

UN wants probe into refugee boat attack off Yemen

2017-03-20 22:35

The United Nations has called for an inquiry into last week's attack on a boat off Yemen's coast that killed 42 people, mostly Somali refugees.

At least 33 Somali refugees shot dead on Red Sea: Yemen officials

2017-03-17 14:15

At least 33 Somali refugees, including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat on the Red Sea, officials in Yemen's rebel-held Hodeida says.

UN: $4.4B needed within weeks to stop hunger 'catastrophe'

2017-02-23 12:56

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United Nations needs $4.4 billion by the end of March to prevent "a catastrophe" of hunger and famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen.

Pentagon blooper as it posts 10 year old 'intel' video

2017-02-04 09:39

The Pentagon has published a jihadist video meant to highlight the value of intel seized during a raid in Yemen, only to pull it moments later because it was 10 years old.

Ripped apart: Yemeni couple fearful after Muslim ban

2017-02-02 22:13

A young Yemeni artist shares his experience of being banned from visiting his wife, who studies in the US.

Dozens killed in first US raid in Yemen under Trump

2017-01-29 13:51

A US raid in Yemen has killed at least 41 suspected al-Qaeda militants and 16 civilians, in America's first military action in the country under President Donald Trump.

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