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Save the Children says 130 children die in Yemen every day

2017-11-16 20:40

An international aid group says an estimated 130 children or more die in war-torn Yemen every day from extreme hunger and disease.

Saudi-led coalition bombs airport runway in Yemen's capital

2017-11-15 06:06

Yemeni officials say aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition targeting the country's Shi'ite rebels have bombed the airport in the capital Sanaa.

Fuel crisis hits Yemen's capital

2017-11-08 22:01

Hundreds of cars have lined the main roads of Yemen's capital after the rebels who control the city ordered fuel stations to close.

Saudi-led coalition warns Iran over Yemen missile launch

2017-11-06 14:55

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen is blaming a rebel missile launch on Iran, warning it could be 'considered as an act of war'.

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of blocking Yemen peace

2017-10-29 22:55

Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of blocking peace efforts in Yemen, slamming its political archrival over support for the Yemeni rebels Riyadh is fighting against.

UN chief: Over 8 000 children killed, hurt in conflicts

2017-10-06 12:42

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says it's unacceptable and appalling that more than 8 000 children were killed or injured in conflicts last year and is urging combatants to do more to protect boys and girls.

Smugglers throw 180 migrants into Yemen sea

2017-08-10 19:21

Six migrants drowned and 13 went missing when smugglers forced 180 Ethiopian migrants off a boat bound for Yemen, a day after a similar incident left 50 dead.

Up to 50 migrants from Somalia, Ethiopia 'deliberately drowned' by smuggler off Yemen

2017-08-10 10:02

The UN migration agency says up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia have been "deliberately drowned" after a smuggler forced them into the sea off Yemen's coast.

Yemen crisis 'an absolute shame on humanity'

2017-07-24 06:13

Head of rights group CARE raises famine alarm, while Red Cross warns that 600,000 could contract cholera in 2017.

Britain's arms exports to Saudi 'lawful' - court

2017-07-11 05:26

Britain's High Court has ruled that UK arms exports to Saudi Arabia are 'lawful', after campaigners argued the weapons were used to violate international humanitarian law in bombing Yemen.

 

Egypt tries to avoid a fight as allies escalate against Iran

2017-11-16 18:23

Egypt faces high expectations from Saudi Arabia and its other Gulf Arab benefactors that it will have their back as tensions rise with their rival Iran, including throwing the weight of its military - the largest standing Arab army - into the crisis if needed.

UN, aid groups warn of 'starvation and death' in Yemen

2017-11-10 08:22

The United Nations and over 20 humanitarian groups are decrying a decision by a Saudi-led military coalition to block access to airports, seaports and land crossings into Yemen.

UN urges Saudi coalition to end 'catastrophic' Yemen aid blockade

2017-11-07 23:01

The UN urges the Saudi-led coalition to end a blockade of Yemen which halt the flow of humanitarian supplies into the country.

Twin suicide attacks hit Yemen security buildings: Official

2017-11-05 14:58

Two suicide attacks have hit security buildings in the Yemeni government bastion of Aden, killing five members of the security forces and sparking clashes, officials in the war-torn country have announced.

UN chief: Over 8 000 children killed, hurt in conflicts

2017-10-06 13:43

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says it's unacceptable and appalling that more than 8 000 children were killed or injured in conflicts last year and is urging combatants to do more to protect boys and girls.

Children among dead as fresh air strikes hit Yemen

2017-08-25 14:37

At least 14 killed as suspected Saudi-led coalition raids hit Sanaa, with rescuers rushing to find victims from rubble.

UN: 20 million face war-linked famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria

2017-08-10 16:21

More than 20 million people are at risk from famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and the northeast of Nigeria, the United Nations has warned.

80% of Yemen children in need of immediate aid: UN

2017-07-26 19:20

A vicious combination of war, cholera and hunger has left 80 percent of Yemeni children in desperate need of aid, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

UN blames Yemen warring sides for 'man-made' cholera crisis

2017-07-12 19:54

The UN aid chief has blamed Yemen's warring parties and their foreign backers for a 'man-made' cholera outbreak affecting 320 000 people in a country already reeling from war and severe food shortages.

Yemen cholera outbreak tops 300 000 suspected cases: ICRC

2017-07-10 19:39

A cholera outbreak in Yemen has now surpassed 300 000 suspected cases, the Red Cross has said as the war-torn country reels from disease as well as the threat of famine.

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