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UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideast kids amid pandemic

April 20, 2020 12:33 pm

After five years of civil war, half the health centers in Yemen no longer operate. Two million children are malnourished, including 400,000 who suffer from severe acute malnutrition.

Saudi Arabia intercepts, destroys missiles fired from Yemen towards Kingdom

February 21, 2020 7:15 am

Saudi Arabia said on early Friday it had intercepted and destroyed several ballistic missiles launched by Houthi militia towards Saudi cities.

Explained: Who was Qasim al-Rimi, the al-Qaeda leader in Yemen killed in US airstrike

February 08, 2020 12:21 pm

In a statement, the White House said: "At the direction of President Donald J Trump, the United States conducted a counterterrorism operation in Yemen that successfully eliminated Qasim al-Rimi."

UN Security Council urges immediate end to fighting in Yemen

January 31, 2020 1:37 pm

The UN Security Councilis calling for an immediate end to a "significant" escalation in fighting in Yemen between Houthi Shiite rebels and the Saudi-led military coalition supporting the government.

Explained: How Yemen's war has resulted in rival powers battling over banknotes

January 20, 2020 9:50 am

Yemenis from both sides said the ban had effectively created two currencies with diverging values, adding to the turmoil in a state already governed by two powers and brought to its knees by the war.

10 months as ‘slaves’ in Yemen, nine Indians back in Kerala on stolen boat

December 01, 2019 2:28 am

Father Churchill, general secretary of South Asian Fishermen Fraternity, who was in Kochi on Saturday to help them complete formalities with the government agencies, said many such fishermen are stranded in Gulf countries, living a slave’s life.

Iran defends Yemeni rebel attack on Saudi Arabia's oil sites

September 30, 2019 3:27 pm

The September 14 assault was claimed by the Houthis, though the kingdom says it was "unquestionably sponsored by Iran.'' Saudi Arabia has been at war with the Houthis since March 2015.

Aramco airstrike: Saudi Arabia says if attack launched from Iran, it would be an act of war

September 22, 2019 5:41 pm

Saudi Arabia has called the strikes on Abqaiq and Khurais facilities as a test of global will to preserve international order, and will look to form a united front at the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week.

Yemen's Houthis say Saudi's Aramco plants still a target

September 16, 2019 1:10 pm

Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday that Saudi Aramco's oil processing plants were still a target and could be attacked at "any moment", warning foreigners to leave the area.

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.

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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.