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Yemen war


Explained: Joining the dots in the great game in Yemen

September 18, 2019 6:52 am

American officials have cited intelligence assessments and satellite pictures in support of claims that the attacks that penetrated Saudi air defences were carried out using sophisticated drones and cruise missiles that could not have originated from Yemen.

Airstrikes led by Saudi Arabia kill dozens in Yemen prison

September 01, 2019 4:00 pm

Mohammed Abdul-Salam, spokesman for the Houthis, posted on his telegram account graphic photos that showed bodies under the rubble. Abdul-Qader el-Murtaza, a rebel official, said there were 170 captured government fighters in the detention center.

Yemen has been Saudi Prince’s war and now it’s his quagmire

July 19, 2019 10:37 am

Asked about Saudi plans to fill the void left by the Emirati drawdown, an official of the Saudi Embassy in Washington said last week that the kingdom would rely more on Yemeni allies.

7,500 kids 'killed or maimed' in Yemen since 2013: United Nations

June 29, 2019 5:10 pm

The suffering of children caught up in the Yemen conflict has become "simply appalling," according to a UN report. It says thousands of kids have been killed, recruited as soldiers and subjected to devastating violence.

Italy unions refuse to load Saudi ship in protest over Yemen war

May 20, 2019 6:24 pm

Rights campaigners say the weapons contravene a UN treaty because they might be used against civilians in Yemen.

Yemen’s deadly seas: Fishermen come under fire in Saudi war

December 18, 2018 1:01 pm

As outrage over the murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul by Saudi operatives fused with concern about Yemen, a wave of disquiet swept Washington amid accusations that the US military could be complicit in war crimes.

US says Saudi Arabia, UAE protecting civilians in Yemen war

September 12, 2018 11:16 pm

Thousands of having died in the fighting and millions are in dire need of aid. Pompeo said in a statement that he had certified that the Saudi and Emirati governments "are undertaking demonstrable actions to reduce the risk of harm to civilians and civilian infrastructure."

UN envoy says Yemen talks to focus on transition, disarmament-newspaper

August 11, 2018 5:42 pm

UN chief Antonia Guterres has called for an independent investigation of the raid. Consultations are due to begin in Geneva on Sept. 6 on a framework for peace talks and confidence-building measures.

Saudi military leaders replaced amid stalemated war in Yemen

February 27, 2018 12:29 pm

The decisions come as the Saudi-led coalition, chiefly backed by the United Arab Emirates, remains mired in a stalemate in Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country.

'Saudi-led coalition responsible for worst cholera outbreak in the world in Yemen'

August 19, 2017 8:48 am

The study by London's Queen Mary University found eight out of 10 cholera deaths took place in regions controlled by Iran-backed Houthi rebels who have fought a two-year war against Saudi-aligned forces backing Yemen's government.