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Saudi-led coalition intercepts explosive-laden drones launched by Yemen's Houthis - state TV

April 12, 2021 10:15 am

The coalition said that "Houthis' hostile attempts are deliberate and systematic to target civilians", adding that it is taking the necessary measures to protect the civilians.

Saudi Arabia offers cease-fire plan to Yemen rebels

March 22, 2021 10:40 pm

The move by Saudi Arabia follows Yemen's Houthi rebels stepping up a campaign of drone and missile attacks targeting the kingdom's oil sites, briefly shaking global energy prices amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Yemeni rebel offensive threatens camps of those who fled war

March 18, 2021 12:45 pm

The Houthi push in Marib also threatens to ignite more fighting elsewhere in Yemen. Government-allied forces, aided by a Saudi-led coalition, have ramped up attacks in other areas recently in an apparent attempt to force the Houthis to spread out their resources and make them more vulnerable.

Migrants demand international probe into deadly Yemen fire

March 14, 2021 11:00 am

At least 43 of the dead were buried in a Sanaa cemetery on Friday amid tight security. Women from the migrant community were seen screaming and crying while ambulances, carrying the bodies, arrived from a funeral service at a major mosque.

Yemen’s children starve as UN seeks billions to avoid vast ‘man-made famine’

February 27, 2021 12:21 pm

They are among some 16 million Yemenis - more than half the population of the Arabian Peninsula country - that the United Nations says are going hungry. Of those, five million are on the brink of famine, U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock warns.

Yemen: 10 years after the Arab Spring, new hopes sprout

February 11, 2021 2:35 pm

Yemen's Arab Spring uprisings led to a raging civil war that has inflicted immense suffering on the population for the past seven years. Will the US's halt on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and a new envoy help bring peace?

US intends to revoke terrorist designation of Yemen's Houthis due to famine

February 06, 2021 11:02 am

The reversal, confirmed by a State Department official, comes a day after President Joe Biden declared a halt to U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led military campaign in Yemen, widely seen as a proxy conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Joe Biden ending US support for 5-year Saudi-led offensive in Yemen

February 05, 2021 9:33 am

The Yemen reversal is one of a series of changes Biden laid out on Thursday that he said would mark a course correction for US foreign policy.

Aid chief: US naming Yemen rebels terrorists a famine threat

January 14, 2021 10:41 am

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared the Iranian-backed Houthis a "foreign terrorist organization" late Sunday and said the designation will take effect January 19.

Humanitarian aid agencies fear impact in Yemen after US terror decision

January 12, 2021 3:05 pm

Six years of war between a US-backed Arab coalition and the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have been catastrophic for Yemen, killing more than 112,000 people and reducing infrastructure from roads and hospitals to water and electricity networks to ruins.

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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.