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Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reported

The Sanaa strikes targeted nine military sites in and around the city, residents said, with humanitarian agencies reporting a number of casualties.

UN calls for Yemen agreement to be implemented without delay

The fighting in the Arab world's poorest country has killed thousands of civilians, left millions suffering from food and medical care shortages, and pushed the country to the brink of famine.


Donald Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

The veto — the second in Trump's presidency — was expected, and Congress lacks the votes to override it. But passing the never-before-used war powers resolution was viewed as a milestone for lawmakers.

What's so hard about implementing a peace deal in Yemen's main port

The truce has largely held but the withdrawal has yet to materialise amid deep mistrust between the Iran-aligned Houthi movement, which controls Hodeidah, and the Saudi-led coalition trying to restore the ousted government of Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Amnesty International accuses UAE of diverting arms to "militias" in Yemen

The UAE has trained and armed thousands of Yemeni fighters, mostly in southern provinces and western coastal areas, as part of the forces battling the Houthis, who control most urban areas including the capital Sanaa and the main port of Hodeidah.

UN says Yemen's warring parties refuse to meet together

The conflict in Yemen began with the 2014 takeover of Sanaa by the Iranian-backed Houthis, who toppled the government of Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. A Saudi-led coalition allied with Yemen's internationally recognized government has been fighting the Houthis since 2015.


UN to vote Friday to approve advance monitors for Yemen truce

The draft resolution, seen by Reuters, authorizes UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deploy - for an initial 30 days - an advance team to begin monitoring and to support and facilitate the deal between the warring parties.

Yemeni mom wins fight to fly to US to give dying son kiss

A Yemeni mother blocked by travel ban plans to flies to California after winning visa fight to kiss her dying son 'one last time'

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

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 wants to continue support for Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen

The US official's reassurances of continued support comes as Sweden hosts the first UN-led peace talks in two years between the warring parties and as Gulf Arab leaders hold an annual summit in Riyadh on Sunday, expected to discuss the war.

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Displaced Yemenis struggle to survive in Houthi-held Sanaa

Many Yemenis who have fled their homes and farms in and around Hodeidah to head north to the Houthi-held capital Sanaa or to safer areas along the western coast and the southern port city of Aden said that they are struggling to survive.