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On March 25, 2015, the Al Houthis seized a strategic military base north of Aden, Yemen's second largest city, taking the country's defence minister ... Currently, up to 85 per cent of Yemeni territory seized by the militia has fallen back into the hands of the Hadi government, as a result of the sustained military ...
Saudi fighter jets conducted four aerial assaults against a farm in Husseiniyah area of the Bayt al-Faqih district of Hudaydah Province, located 150 kilometers southwest of the capital Sana'a, on Saturday afternoon, leaving five people dead, unnamed local sources told Yemen's Arabic-language al-Masirah ...

A Yemeni militia backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been accused of kidnapping several young "northerners" in the southern port city of Aden, with relatives alleging they have been wrongly detained, tortured and denied access to a fair trial. In a series of videos and documents sent to Al ...
In a series of videos and documents sent to Al Jazeera, the civilians said they were rounded up and driven from the port city of Aden by the UAE-created Security Belt - a force set up in 2016 to police southern areas in the war-ravaged country - to active front lines in the provinces of Taiz and Sanaa.
When the United Nations says Yemen faces the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, what does that really mean? Because of the civil war there, most of the country is suffering the effects of combat and cholera and widespread hunger. Our co-host Steve Inskeep has been reporting from Yemen. He's also ...
So declared Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, the head of the Houthi rebels' de facto government, in a recent al Thawra newspaper article published in Sanaa. It barely seems possible, but Yemen – a country that has come apart at the seams since the outbreak of civil war three years ago – is facing a new crisis.

Zabid overlooks a river 75 kilometres southeast of Hodeida, the Al Houthi-held Red Sea port city. From the 13th to 15th centuries, Zabid was the capital of Yemen before being dethroned by Sana'a. A Yemeni driving a motorcycle in the ancient city of Zabid, a Unesco World Heritage Site. AFP. The town ...
After the attack, road blocks were established on all main roads leading to the building and checkpoints were spread throughout the city. Civil war has raged in Yemen for three years, during which the country has become the center of a proxy war between regional powers Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Hajjah hosts 19 per cent of Yemen's two million IDPs (about 376,000 people). Figure 1 indicates assistance provided to IDPs in Al Hudaydah. Aden: Aden city is tense but calm following two explosions in At Tawahi on 24 February that reportedly killed at least four people. Humanitarian organisations from ...
The situation in Yemen has been labeled by the United Nations as "the world's worst man-made humanitarian disaster." Almost ... The missile, which was intercepted by the Saudi military over the city's main international airport, was labeled by Saudi officials as "a clear act of aggression" by Iran. A report by ...
The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged the release of Yemeni journalist detained after he criticized local forces in southern Yemen, trained and funded by the United Arab Emirates. CPJ said on Monday that Awad Kashmeem was detained last Wednesday in the coastal city of Mukalla in southern ...
Saudi Arabia replaced its military chief of staff and other defense officials early on Tuesday morning in a shake-up apparently aimed at overhauling its Defense Ministry during the stalemated and ruinous war in Yemen. The kingdom also announced a new female deputy minister of labor and social ...
Yemeni father flees fighting in one city, tragically loses entire family in another ... A Yemeni man who escaped with his family from the Houthis in Taiz to Aden a month ago lost all his family members in the terror attack which ISIS carried out against the headquarters of a Yemeni counter-terrorism unit on ...
At least 14 people have been killed and 40 wounded when car suicide bombers and gunmen tried to storm the headquarters of a Yemeni counter-terrorism unit in Aden on Saturday, security and medical sources said. Islamic State, in a statement carried by its Aamaq news agency, claimed responsibility for ...
Aden: Protracted hostilities on Yemen's west coast are leading an increasing number of people fleeing their homes towards southern governorates. ... the governorates of Lahj and Aden, including a particularly vulnerable caseload of 1,500 people in the village of Foqum, in the Aden district of Al Bureiqa.
Armed members of Yemen's Saudi-backed forces celebrate after seizing a strategic town from the Houthi rebels in the western province of Al ... Yemeni troops liberated Al Garahi district from the Iranian-backed Houthis as they look to recapture Hodeidah, one of the country's biggest port cities under rebel ...
“Mountainous villages that, despite any first glance, make you think that the distance between them is short, but, practically, you will have to descend down mountains and climb up others to reach to a village,” he said. However, “Raymah villages make every single step worth it, with its houses and sun rays ...

Sana'a/Geneva (ICRC) - As fighting along Yemen's Red Sea coast continues, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is urging all parties to the conflict to protect and respect the city of Zabid, a World Heritage Site that has the highest concentration of mosques in Yemen. Fighting would ...
The United States, the only force known to operate armed drones over Yemen, has ramped up a long-running campaign against AQAP since President Donald Trump took office in 2017. Mukalla was the most populated Yemeni city under direct Al Qaeda control from 2015 to 2016, when the army and its ...
The highest un-official exchange rate reached 520 YR/USD in Aden, Ad dalea and Hodeidah and ranged between 506YR/USD and 512 YR/USD in Shabwah and Sana'a city respectively. Saudi Arabia deposited USD 2 Billion to the Central Bank in mid-January, which has contributed for the Yemeni Riyal ...
A ballistic missile was intercepted over the coastal city of Mokha west of Yemen by Arab Coalition forces on Sunday. Yemeni sources said that the ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias was destroyed by Arab Coalition air defense batteries before reaching its target. Al-Arabiya correspondent reported ...
YEMEN - Eight soldiers and 19 suspected members of Al-Qaeda were killed in Yemen on Sunday, as the army launched an offensive against key outposts of ... Mukalla was the most populated Yemeni city under direct Al-Qaeda control from 2015 to 2016, when the army and its regional military allies seized ...
In New York City, more than 7,000 miles from the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, the brothers' father Mohamed Gahleeb couldn't believe the news. ... Mohamed has five other children in Yemen, but he chose Khaldoon because his middle son was the one most in need of work. Mohamed also didn't want ...
At least twelve servicemen from the United Arab Emirates Army and tens of Saudi-backed militiamen loyal to Yemen's resigned president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, have been killed when they launched an offensive on a military base in Yemen's southwestern province of Ta'izz. A Yemeni military source, ...
Al Mukalla: At least six civilians were killed and dozens injured on Wednesday when rockets fired by the Iran-backed Al Houthis hit residential areas in the newly liberated Hays town in Yemen's western province of Hodeida, a local military commander told Gulf News. Al Houthis who were expelled from ...
The Yemeni military, backed by the Arab Coalition, captured a strategic high ground critical to the battle against the Houthi militia in Hodeidah, Yemen's rebel-held port city. Along the northern front, the legitimate government was able to capture Mount Dharawiya, situated in the Baqim district less than 15 ...
The Yemeni military, backed by the Arab Coalition, captured strategic high ground critical to the battle against the Houthi militia in Hodeidah, Yemen's rebel-held port city. The capture of Mount Dharawiya, situated in the Baqim district of Saada province, less than 15 kilometres from the Saudi-Yemeni border, ...
In a city that has grown painfully accustomed to loss, Umm Riyadh's personal death toll has shocked residents of Taiz in south-western Yemen. Shortly after the launch of an operation by pro-government forces to break the Houthi rebel siege on the city last month, Umm Riyadh received the news that her ...
3, 2018 photo, a Yemeni militiaman stands atop a limestone column at the Awwam Temple, also known as the Mahram Bilqis, in Marib, Yemen. Experts ... "All the villages are historic in a way," said Anna Paolini, the director of UNESCO's regional office in Qatar that oversees Yemen and Gulf Arab nations.
Many leprosy sufferers told Al Jazeera they had been banished from their villages and towns, ostracised for carrying an ancient disease incorrectly ... of kilometres from his rural village in the country's north, to the western province of Taiz, one of the few areas in war-ravaged Yemen where life-saving ...
SANAA — Yemeni government forces have retaken a key southwestern crossroads town from Shiite rebels as they press an offensive up the Red Sea ... southern separatist militiamen who are a key component of the forces loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi overran the main southern city of ...
Yemeni government forces have retaken a key southwestern crossroads town from Houthi rebels as they press an offensive up the Red Sea coast, military ... southern separatist militiamen who are a key component of the forces loyal to President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi overran the main southern city of ...
The forces backed by airstrikes from a Saudi-led coalition took control of the town of Hays after two weeks of fierce fighting against the rebels, the officials said. The fighting has killed at least 85 people from both sides in the past 48 hours, they said. Yemen's war pits the Saudi-led coalition allied with the ...
The forces backed by airstrikes from a Saudi-led coalition took control of the town of Hays after two weeks of fierce fighting against the rebels, the officials said. The fighting has killed at least 85 people from both sides in the past 48 hours, they said. Yemen's war pits the Saudi-led coalition allied with the ...
Al Mukalla/Riyadh: The commander of government troops in Yemen's Red Sea front, Abu Zara'a Al Muharami, told Gulf News that his forces have taken full ... he said, adding that the launching of ballistic missiles towards densely populated cities and villages is contrary to international humanitarian law.
Humanitarian movements within the city have been suspended and aid workers remain in lockdown in their residences, unable to continue critical life-saving activities. A request for surgical kits for two public hospitals in Taizz and other humanitarian supplies could not be attended because active fighting ...
The intense fighting, which erupted Sunday between the two former allies, has left the presidential palace in the city surrounded — and the cabinet, including Prime Minister Ahmed Obaid Bin Daghar, holed up inside. Bin Daghar and Yemen's president-in-exile, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, have described ...
People gather at the site of a car bomb attack outside the Finance Ministry offices in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen November 29, 2017. ... The clashes between forces loyal to the Southern Transitional Council—pushing for southern independence—and the government of Yemeni President Abdu ...
Heavy clashes have erupted between Yemeni government forces and separatists in the southern port city of Aden. An Associated Press journalist heard heavy gunfire in the Khor Maksar district Sunday. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi's forces, which have been at war with Shiite rebels known as ...
Several people were killed and injured as armed groups fought each other in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday, medical staff at hospitals in the city said. Gunmen were deployed throughout most districts of the city and there was heavy gunfire, according to reports from residents. There have been ...
5 January 2018 – Despite progress over the past month in opening Yemen's Red Sea ports to commercial and aid shipments, the United Nations relief chief on Friday approved the largest-ever emergency relief allocation – $50 million – amid concerns that the humanitarian catastrophe in the war-raved country is being ...
Al Mukalla: Yemen army's chief of staff narrowly escaped death when his car drove over a landmine planted by Al Houthis in the northern province of Jawf ... The ministry also said that fighting raged for the third consecutive day outside Hodeida's Hays town as government forces seek to make another major ...
Yemen's Shi'ite rebels said they fired a ballistic missile targeting a military camp in the southwestern Saudi city of Najran on January 5, but the kingdom said its air defenses intercepted the projectile. The rebel announcement, carried by the rebel-run Al-Masirah TV, said the firing of its short-range ballistic ...
TAHER ALI AL-AUQAILI, the chief of staff of Yemen's army, has a spring in his step. After a year of stalemate, his five fronts are moving ... Fleeing Yemeni journalists say the Houthis killed over 30 colleagues, including some who worked for Mr Saleh's media outlets. They say the rebels extorted money from ...
80 years later, however, an even more criminal action is carried out against Yemeni civilians by Saudi Arabia, with the complicity of the United States. 2018 has begun with the usual deadly Saudi strikes. Recent ones in the city of Hodeida have killed 23 people and Yemenis live in fear of new strikes that do ...
"But when I moved to America and the problems started back home, I told myself I have a chance to show that Yemeni coffee is really good and that Yemen is more than just violence and war." A couple of months ago, he opened Qahwah House in Dearborn, a city with a high concentration of Arabs and ...
For more than 1,000 days now, Yemen has been torn by a ferocious war pitting rebels, known as Houthis (supported by Iran), and forces fighting for ... A Yemeni man describes how his son was detained by Yemeni forces allied to the United Arab Emirates who raided his home in the southern village of Abr ...
(AP File) ( AP Archive ). The human cost of Yemen's war has hit its people hard. Since the beginning of the conflict, the Saudi led coalition imposed an air and sea blockade on the impoverished country, allowing only occasional humanitarian access. The blockade has been criticized by international groups, ...
Marib, Yemen: The clang of jackhammers and excavators fills the streets of Marib, an oil-rich Yemeni boomtown once accustomed to the sounds of war, ... Yemen's most thriving city, thanks in part to an influx of hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people, among them entrepreneurs, doctors and a ...
Sisters Eman and Amani Asabah play among rubble and debris in the Old City of Sanaa. After their house was destroyed in the war they fled with their family from the Old City but have since returned to live in a dwelling near their former home. In addition to two million currently displaced in Yemen, there ...


 

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