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Houthis attack Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi group and its army allies said on Saturday it had shelled various areas in Saudi Arabia's Jizan and Najran, killing and wounding several soldiers. The Houthi-controlled Saba news agency said 13 shells had be

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UN alerts groups to prepare to deliver relief to Yemen

The United Nations has alerted aid groups to be prepared for a possible humanitarian pause in fighting in Yemen, starting as early as Friday (July 3), that would allow them to deliver assistance to some of the 21 million people in need.

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Car bomb explodes near Yemeni mosque in Sanaa

A car bomb exploded near a mosque in the downtown area of the Yemeni capital on Thursday, causing casualties, witness said. They said the blast occurred near the headquarters of the central bank but the target was the nearby mosqu

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Bahrain sends 910-tonne aid shipment to Yemen

A 910-tonne aid shipment has been dispatched to Yemen by Bahrain’s Royal Charity Organisation (RCO). RCO chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa said the timing and size of the shipment reflects His Majesty King Hamad&rs

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Around 1,200 escape from Yemen prison

Around 1,200 prisoners, including al Qaeda suspects, escaped during clashes at a jail in central Yemen on Tuesday, officials said. The incident is the biggest in a series of prison breaks that have freed Yemeni militants in recent

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Yemeni forces fire Scud missile at Saudi Arabia

Yemeni forces launched a Scud missile at a missile base in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Yemeni state news agency Saba quoted the military's spokesman as saying. "The rocket units in our heroic armed forces today launched a Sc

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Saudi-led jets bomb Yemen as Hadi rejects new talks

Air strikes by Saudi-led forces hit military bases across Yemen on Friday, residents told Reuters, and the country's foreign minister was quoted as saying there was no need to convene another peace summit after the first round of talks faile

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UN urges more shipments to Yemen amid famine threat

The United Nations Security Council and UN aid chief Stephen O'Brien have pushed for more aid and commercial access to Yemen, where a near total blockade by Saudi Arabia has slowed shipments to the war-torn Arabian Peninsula country to a tri

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UAE officer, Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen shelling

Shelling by Yemen's Houthi militia killed four soldiers from Saudi Arabia and the UAE stationed on Yemen's border wth the kingdom, Saudi state media reported early on Thursday. The Houthis have stepped up attacks on the ki

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Car bomb explodes in Yemen near Houthi mosque, 2 dead

A car bomb exploded in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Saturday near the Qiba al-Mahdi mosque used by the Houthi militia, killing two people and wounding six others, witnesses and a security source told Reuters. On Wednesday the Sunn

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