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First commercial flight takes off from Sanaa, raising hopes for Yemen peace

May 17, 2022 8:08 am

As the first Yemenia flight landed empty in Sanaa from Aden, where the carrier has been operating relatively normally, water cannon sprayed the runway to celebrate the milestone.

Explained: Contours of Yemen's first ceasefire in over 6 years

April 16, 2022 8:31 am

Since the war escalated in 2015, Yemen has suffered from one of the world's worst humanitarian crises, witnessing mass hunger, poverty and civilian deaths. The UN estimates over 377,000 deaths due to the conflict as of late 2021.

Saudi, Kuwait, Yemen return envoys to Lebanon in sign of easing tensions

April 08, 2022 9:36 am

The Saudi statement on state news agency SPA stressed the importance of Lebanon "returning to its Arab depth". Kuwait's foreign ministry issued a similar statement.

Yemen's president steps aside amid efforts to end war

April 07, 2022 9:17 pm

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, major players in the conflict appear to have played a role in President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's decision, quickly welcoming it with a pledge of $3 billion in aid.

Yemen's warring parties agree two-month truce in major breakthrough

April 02, 2022 8:00 am

The UN-brokered deal between a Saudi-led coalition and the Houthi group aligned with Iran is the most significant step yet towards ending a conflict that has killed tens of thousands and pushed millions into hunger.

Houthis say prisoner swap deal includes 16 Saudis, brother of Yemen president

March 28, 2022 10:09 am

However, an official in Hadi's internationally recognised government said no final agreement had been reached yet.

Saudi airstrikes hit Yemen’s Houthis after Jiddah attack

March 27, 2022 11:06 am

The overnight airstrikes on Sanaa and Hodeida — both held by the Houthis — came a day after the rebels attacked an oil depot in the Saudi city of Jiddah, their highest-profile assault yet on the kingdom.

Saudi Aramco storage petroleum facility hit by Houthi attack, causing fire

March 26, 2022 10:18 am

The coalition statement on state media said the fire had been brought under control. Flames could still be seen in live footage aired by Saudi-owned Ekhbariya television channel.

Yemen's Houthi rebels hit Aramco, other facilities in Saudi Arabia

March 20, 2022 8:34 pm

The coalition fighting in Yemen said Houthi hit several economic facilities in Saudi Arabia. This comes days after the rebels rejected a GCC invitation for talks on the conflict.

UN urges world not to forget 19 million hungry Yemenis

March 16, 2022 10:37 am

Martin Griffiths, the undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, told the UN Security Council that Yemen has become what humanitarian officials call a “chronic emergency" that often leads to inertia and donor fatigue.

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Displaced Yemenis struggle to survive in Houthi-held Sanaa

July 19, 2018 12:41 pm

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.

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