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Taiz - Landmines planted by Houthi militias and ousted Ali Abdullah Saleh in Taiz Province, the third largest Yemeni city in south capital Sana'a, have caused numerous civilian casualties regardless if they were women, children or elderly ...
In a disused police station not far from the Saudi border some of the bombs used in Yemen's war lie in storage. As you walk into the hall the casing of a US cluster weapon sits on the floor.

Saudi warplanes overnight destroyed a citizen's home in Sues neighborhood in the port city of Mocha of Taiz province, and targeted an ice factory in the same area, an official told Saba on Wednesday.
The United Nations envoy to Yemen has handed an outline for a peace plan to Houthi militias which includes their withdrawal from major cities. Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed left Sanaa after a three-day visit aimed at pushing for an end the ...
Across town in the Sawan area of Sana'a, a group of young volunteers go from house to house distributing UNICEF's hygiene kits and counselling families on how to prevent cholera infections.
Pro-Islamic State militants have seized their first big town in the Puntland region of Somalia, officials and residents told VOA.
Bawabat Al Sharq Mall in Abu Dhabi; Al Ain Mall; Fujairah City Centre; and six locations in Dubai, including City Centre Mirdif, and Times Square Centre.
Former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said that the campaign to liberate Islamic State-occupied Mosul would be only the first step to liberating other cities as far away as Syria and Yemen. "Today, Iraq has launched an operation to liberate Mosul ...
HORRIFYING images have emerged of a malnourished teenage girl in the city of Houdieda, Yemen. 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili, is currently receiving treatment for severe acute malnutrition at al-Thawra hospital in the Red Sea port city. Saida Ahmad ...
The UN special envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, had appealed for a renewal of the ceasefire, saying humanitarian aid had during the truce reached areas that were earlier inaccessible.
Kurdish forces are currently engaged in a huge push around the ISIS-held town of Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul. They gained significant ground on the eastern front in the first days of the offensive, which was launched on Oct. 17.
In this photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, an elderly man walks next to his donkey at a camp for internally displaced people near the town of Abs, located on Yemen's western coastal plain below towering desert mountains. Hundreds of Yemenis fleeing ...
21 October 2016 - The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, has welcomed the start of the cessation of hostilities that began at midnight, 19 October, while the UN refugee agency took advantage of the pause in fighting to ...

The U.S. Navy on Sunday began investigating a possible overnight missile attack from Yemen on a group of American warships in the Red Sea amid uncertainty about what transpired.
There used to be more than three thousand, but many have left, renting rooms in Djibouti City, if they can afford them, or returning to Yemen, preferring the uncertainty of a war zone to the heat of the camp. In late May, by the medical tents at the ...
In an attempt to establish their first military control in the northern Saada province of Yemen, pro-Saudi forces have launched a new offensive against the al-Buqa border crossing, with heavy clashes occurring overnight and wildly conflicting reports ...
The United States and Britain are expressing hope that a cease-fire can be reached in Yemen in the coming days. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says mediation is ongoing involving Yemen's exiled, internationally recognized government and the Houthi ...
The U.S. Navy on Sunday began investigating a possible overnight missile attack from Yemen on a group of American warships in the Red Sea amid uncertainty about what transpired.
Since then Syrian forces, backed by Russia, have been bombing the city of Aleppo - the most high-profile battleground in the country's civil war - in what Washington has called a war crime.
Toheita is just one village in one small corner of Yemen. In hospitals across the north, in Sada'a, in Hajjah and even the capital Sanaa, we have seen wards full of malnourished children.
"We have decided instead to put forward a draft Security Council resolution on Yemen calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities and a resumption of the political process," he said.
There used to be more than three thousand, but many have left, renting rooms in Djibouti City, if they can afford them, or returning to Yemen, preferring the uncertainty of a war zone to the heat of the camp. In late May, by the medical tents at the ...
Abdullah Rashid's kidneys are failing him. At 31, six years after he first fell ill, he needs twice-weekly dialysis and a daily cocktail of drugs to stay alive.
Yemeni fighters known as Houthi rebels destroyed Saudi military vehicles in an ambush they carried out in the northwest Saudi city of Jizan. The rebels' media wing released videos showing Saudi military vehicles destroyed by roadside IEDs while ...
On 6 October 2016, Yemen's Ministry of public health and population confirmed 15 cholera cases, 11 cases in Sana'a and four cases in Al Bayda.
Iran sent two warships to the Gulf of Aden on Thursday, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, establishing a military presence in waters off Yemen where the US military launched cruise missile strikes on areas controlled by Iran-backed Houthi ...
The United States carried out strikes against Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels for the first time in that country's civil war, destroying three coastal radar sites with Tomahawk cruise missiles in retaliation for missile fire earlier this week toward U.S ...
In an attempt to establish their first military control in the northern Saada province of Yemen, pro-Saudi forces have launched a new offensive against the al-Buqa border crossing, with heavy clashes occurring overnight and wildly conflicting reports ...
On October 6, 11 cases of Cholera were confirmed positive in one neighbourhood of the capital Sana'a. No confirmed cases have been reported in other locations in Yemen. UNICEF, together with WHO and Health authorities, have initiated a rapid response ...
Jeddah- Mr. Abdullah Abu Ghaith, acting governor of Yemen's Hodeida governorate, confirmed to Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that over three million Hodeida residents are facing extreme short-term starvation.
Alawi, one of nine siblings, was born in Wadi al-Moasel, southwest of Taiz city, which has seen some of the fiercest fighting in Yemen's war between Houthi rebels and forces loyal to Yemen's exiled President Hadi. During the past year, sustained ...
On Saturday, an apparent airstrike targeting a funeral attended by key Yemeni tribal and political elites lead to the death of over 100 people, including a number of prominent officials.
Saudi air defense forces shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Houthi militia toward Khamees Mushait city in the kingdom's southwest on Tuesday night, a Saudi-led coalition said in a statement carried by the state news agency SPA. The Houthis ...
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016 file photo, tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels, hold their weapons as they chant slogans during a gathering aimed at mobilizing more fighters into battlefronts in several Yemeni cities, in Sanaa, Yemen. The U.S. is weighing ...
But in the remote villages at the top of Dhalamlam Mountain, in western Yemen, life has largely carried on as usual.
Washington DC - infoZine - The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to Yemen because of the high security threat level posed by ongoing conflict and terrorist activities.
aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition on Saturday bombed a community hall in Sana'a, Yemen's capital city, where thousands of people had gathered for a funeral for Sheikh Ali al-Rawishan, the father of the rebel-appointed interior minister.
Tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels, hold their weapons as they chant slogans during a gathering aimed at mobilizing more fighters into battlefronts in several Yemeni cities, in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. the Pentagon said on Sunday that the ...
Ta'iz is in the central part of Yemen, between Sana and Aden. The city was once known for its 800-year-old hilltop castle and its many universities.
Photo by Louis/Flickr In the spring of 2015, the national power grid, which was then providing Yemen's captial city of Sanaa with just a few hours of electricity each day - and sometimes just a few hours a week - shut down. When the so-called Arabic ...
Salem Abdullah Musabih, 6, is held by his mother as she sits on a bed at a malnutrition intensive care unit at a hospital in the Red Sea port city of Hodaida, Yemen. The UN's humanitarian chief, Stephen O'Brien, ... Al Mukalla: Senior army officers and ...
Continued fighting over the central Yemeni city of Yemen continues to take a toll on the civilian population, with medical officials reporting rocket strikes against the Beir al-Basha District hitting a group of civilians, killing 10 of them, including ...
United Nations, October 2 -- The UN Secretariat of Ban Ki-Moon's bungling of Yemen mediation has become ever more clear, according to multiple sources ...
Habtour is an ally of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is aligned with Yemen's Shiite rebels. His appointment was decreed by Saleh al-Samad, chairman of the Supreme Political Council, the highest political body in rebel-held areas.
Two fishermen lost their lives and more than 10 others suffered injuries on Sunday morning, when Saudi fighter jets struck an area in the Red City of Mokha, situated 346 kilometers south of the capital, Sana'a, Arabic-language al-Masirah television ...
In an emergency meeting held in Aden city, Yemen's temporary capital, Hadi ordered that a Kuwait-sponsored $115 million grant be invested in a project set forth to serve the city's electricity feed. Financing transport and other civil projects, other ...


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