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Thousands of African migrants, ushered to Yemen by smugglers, find themselves in the particular hell of Ras al-Ara. There, many are raped or otherwise tortured by traffickers who demand more money from the families they left behind.
Two separate attacks killed at least 20 police in Yemen's government-held second city Aden, one by Shi'ite rebels and the other by jihadists, security and medical sources said.
Riyadh accused its arch-foe Tehran on Thursday of ordering a Yemeni rebel missile strike which wounded 26 people at a Saudi airport and warned of "grave consequences".
Latest fighting potentially complicates a Houthi troop withdrawal intended to pave the way for wider peace talks.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE, which lead a military coalition against the Huthi rebels in Yemen, offered $200m in aid to the country for the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Cholera is surging once again in Yemen, with the UN reporting that the number of suspected cases has doubled in March over previous months.
The wife of one of the South Africans killed in a landmine accident in Maa'rib in Yemen says she is unsure whether there is anything left of her husband to bury.
Yemeni officials say key port city of Hodeida calm, hours after UN-mediated cease-fire went into effect between government-allied forces and rebels.
UN chief Antonio Guterres announced a series of breakthroughs in talks with rivals in the Yemen conflict, including a ceasefire for a vital port.
Survivors recount torture in prisons run by Yemen's Houthi rebels who detained thousands in country's brutal civil war.
More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, says the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
A court run by Yemen's Huthi rebels sentenced 30 academics, trade unionists and preachers to death for allegedly spying for the Saudi-led coalition, a judicial source said.
This year, families celebrate being alive and healthy as poverty and unemployment dampen their spirits in war-torn Yemen.
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Yemeni artist, Haifa Subay, uses her art to tackle the struggles in war-torn Yemen that have driven nearly 10 million people to the brink of hunger.
Two South Africans are among five people who were killed in an accidental explosion in Yemen while transporting mines and explosives to be destroyed, their employer says.
The US Senate has dealt President Donald Trump a double blow over Saudi Arabia, approving a resolution to end US military support in Yemen, and another holding the Saudi crown prince responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
The UN humanitarian chief says 20 million people in Yemen are hungry – a 15% increase from last year – and he says that for the first time, 250 000 face "catastrophe", which means starvation, death and destitution.
The UN has warned of a "severe increase" in Yemen's hunger rate and cautioned the situation would deteriorate further in 2019, with an additional 4 million people expected to need food aid.
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