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... since the start of the Yemeni conflict in March 2015. “The total number of casualties, including fighters and unverified cases, is likely much higher,” Throssell warned. Yemen has been wracked by violence and chaos since 2014, when Houthi rebels overran much of the country, including capital Sanaa.
At least 20 people including the bride were killed when an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, health officials have said. ... The civil war broke out after the government of Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi was pushed out of the capital, Sana'a, by the Houthis in March 2015.

The crisis is overwhelming families and institutions and is now affecting nearly every sector and every aspect of Yemeni life. With swift and joint action, conditions ... Within Yemen, bureaucratic impediments imposed by decision makers in Sana'a are affecting relief operations. Humanitarian staff continue to ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON Scores of protesters gathered in front of the Syrian embassy in Sana'a on Monday, to demonstrate in solidarity with the people of Syria following the US-led airstrikes that targeted Syria on Saturday. Protesters who carried banners and flags gathered in front of the Syrian embassy and ...
International efforts following the murder of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh have shown keen interest in keeping Yemen's Popular Congress ... After visiting Sana'a two weeks ago at the launch of his UN mission, Griffith witnessed the meeting of the GPC leaders of the Congress Party in Sana'a ...
“In a huge rally organized in the capital Sana'a by the Women's National Committee of Yemen, the demonstrators strongly condemned the abuse of a Yemeni woman by a Saudi-paid mercenary from Sudan in al-Khukha region south of Hudaydah city,” a Farsi report by Fars News Agency said, quoting ...

Military sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that a number of militants were killed during air raids of the Arab Coalition to Support Legitimacy on several insurgent sites in Nahm, east of Sana'a. In addition, Coalition fighter jets raided several militant positions in Saada, the Houthi stronghold, including military sites ...
New York-based activist Summer Nasser has coaxed bodega owners into sending aid to Yemen. She's helped organize rallies .... Nobody from the US could fly in, because the runway at Sana'a International Airport was cratered, and all of Yemeni airspace was closed. For similar reasons, Summer's ...
New York-based activist Summer Nasser has coaxed bodega owners into sending aid to Yemen. She's helped organize rallies against US immigration policies, even flown to Geneva to testify before the UN Human Rights Council about Yemen's humanitarian crisis. It's hard to believe she's just 23 and still a ...
People stand on the ruins of a building destroyed in an airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen, Aug. ... Earlier, in September 2014, it was the Huthi-Salih alliance who captured the state institutions in Sana'a claiming that they were protecting the integrity of the Yemeni state from the Hadi government which had become ...
... over Sana'a, Yemen's capital. The missiles did not hit their designated targets, but the planes were forced to abandon their mission and retreat from the country's airspace, according to report by Southfront.org. The UAE is one of the member states of the Saudi-led coalition, which invaded Yemen in 2015.
SANA'A, Mar 27 (Saba) – Tens of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of the capital Sanaa on Monday to mark the third anniversary of steadfastness in the face of Saudi-led coalition aggression. ... The protesters carried Yemeni flags and photos of the victims of the brutal Saudi military campaign.
Lutf Ali al-Shahari sits on a pavement in Sanaa, Yemen, March 24, 2018. "Life in a time ... PHOTO:A malnourished Yemeni child receives treatment amid worsening malnutrition in the emergency ward of a hospital in Sana'a, Yemen,Nov. ... The site of air strikes is pictured in Sanaa, Yemen, March 21, 2018.
For 27-year-old artist Haifa Subay, the third anniversary of full-scale war in Yemen — marked this week — brings both shock and resignation. “I can't believe the war continues,” said Subay, who is based in Sana'a. “When the fighting first began, I never imagined it would last for years, or even months.
Yemeni woman waits to get her children vaccinated against diphtheria at a health center in Sanaa, March 13. ... Yemen's already unstable political situation took a turn for the worse in September 2014 when the Houthis seized control of the capital Sana'a. This forced the government to move to Aden.
The aid group's country director Shane Stevenson who has been in Yemen's capital Sanaa for the past year, says he fears the war has become a "forgotten crisis". "People from Yemen are not able to leave the country and not able to get their message out to the international press or become refugees," he ...
Three years after a Saudi-led coalition intervened in the Yemen war, and hours after reports that Houthi rebels fired missiles at cities in Saudi Arabia, United ... “The Special Envoy [Martin Griffiths] is in Sana'a this week to meet with various Yemeni parties,” Farhan Haq, UN Deputy Spokesperson, told ...

Meanwhile, Yemen government forces backed by the coalition continue to make gains against the rebels. On Friday, Yemeni government forces cut off a vital rebel supply route in the county's south after seizing two mountains between Lahj and Taez provinces. Troops and fighters of the Popular Resistance ...
The newly appointed U.N. envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, speaks to reporters upon his arrival at Sanaa airport in Sanaa, Yemen. ... Griffiths is the third UN envoy to Yemen since late 2014 when Al Houthis took over Sana'a in a military coup, forcing the internationally-recognised president Abd Rabbo ...
The newly appointed UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths has paid a visit to the country's capital, Sana'a, as the Saudi military aggression on the impoverished nation enters its fourth year. Griffiths reportedly met with Faisal Amin Abu-Rass, the undersecretary of Yemeni foreign ministry, during his visit to ...
Yemeni men inspect a destroyed house allegedly targeted by Saudi-led air strikes in Sanaa, Yemen, 08 March 2018. Hani Al-Ansi/Press ... In Sana'a the Saleh-Huthi alliance is terminated, with extreme prejudice for Saleh himself whom the Huthis killed on 4 December 2017. An alliance contre nature at the ...
In a similar incident in August, an overnight attack by the Saudi coalition on a residential area in southern Sana'a killed 16 civilians and injured 17 others. ... “There is extensive evidence that irresponsible arms flows to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition have resulted in enormous harm to Yemeni civilians.
Top: Yemeni army checkpoint overlooking the road to the rebel-held capital, Sanaa. Bottom left: Yemeni government soldiers on a road leading toward Sana'a. Bottom right: Saudi Arabian C-130 lands near a airstrip just outside the city of Marib. (NPR). The issue will likely come up again. While both sides ...
After arriving, the team drove into the mountains and to an observation post more than 8,000 feet above sea level, soldiers from Yemen's army took turns with binoculars peering into the valley. Somewhere over the horizon, the Houthis control Sana'a. At the observation post, a Yemeni soldier, Lt. Ahkram ...
Sana'a was also being bombed by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthi rebels. Amid explosions and ... In December, she packed a few belongings and traveled to the coast, hiding her grief beneath the black head covering, or niqab, which Yemeni women are expected to wear. She brought along ...
The British diplomat was appointed as the new UN envoy to Yemen in February, replacing Sheikh Ahmad, who failed to break the Yemeni political ... several European ambassadors have landed in Sana'a to exert pressure on rebels for ensuring the success of the new UN envoy's mission in Yemen.
Delighted I was writing about Sana'a, North Carolina's first Yemeni restaurant, he served food so tasty I didn't miss the Arabic coffee he promised to have ... This article's title refers to the tradition that Bilqis, the Quranic and Biblical Queen of Sheba, ruled an area including modern Yemen before marrying ...
He will also hold talks with the ambassadors of the countries concerned with the Yemeni issue before heading to Sana'a to meet with Houthi insurgents. ... The President praised the US role in countering terrorism and extremism, providing relief aid in Yemen, supporting the country's government and ...
Al Mukalla: Yemeni forces backed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition have seized control of new areas in the central province of Baydha after a fresh push aimed at ... Meanwhile, in the northern province of Jawf, government forces seized two arms shipments destined for Al Houthis in the capital of Sana'a.
Yemenis check the damage in the aftermath of a reported air strike by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sana'a on March 8, 2018. (Photo by AFP). The US Senate has teed up a vote on ending the US military involvement in the Saudi war on Yemen. Spearheaded by Senators Bernie Sanders, ...
Aden: Yemen's government on Saturday named a brother of slain former president Ali Abdullah Saleh to a top army post. ... The Yemeni army has since splintered, with factions in the capital Sana'a maintaining loyalty to Al Houthis, other brigades allied with the Saudi-led coalition and some troops in ...
Yemen being a heavy reliant (90%) on imported staple food commodities, the depreciation of Yemeni Rial has significant impact on the escalation of the prices ... Availability of all food and non-food commodities in Sana'a City, Ibb, Dhamar, Hodeida, Hajjah, Shabwah and Hadramout markets had relatively ...
The internationally unrecognized government in Yemen has forced the two largest telecommunication companies to pay $75 million to allow their services ... Two days ago, militias held a meeting in Sana'a with official representatives of Saba Phone and MTN in the presence of insurgency's Prime Minister ...
TAIZ, Yemen— Like most Yemeni teachers in the northern provinces, Ayman Mamoon, 54, has not received his salary for a year and half. He has ... There are still some old markets in several provinces in Yemen where people can buy and sell arms; Juhannah market in Sana'a province is one of the largest.
Ansarullah now controls the capital Sana'a, most of Yemen's northern provinces, as well as over 100 miles of territory beyond the Saudi border. Here, Yemeni Special Forces, with the Army and Popular Committees, expanded operations in retaliation for Saudi Arabia's devastating airstrike campaign.
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.
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.
Saudi Arabia carried out so many terror attacks with Washington's support the last few days in February that this writer had trouble tallying all the incidents. A U.N. Security Council meeting did not address these genocidal attacks and instead chose to focus on rallying support for a war against Iran.
Sana'a — A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia Thursday rejected allegations over an air raid in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sana'a, which witnesses said left six members of the same family dead. Neighbours told AFP the strike on the two-storey house took place at around 9pm local time on Wednesday.
Houthi rebels have kidnapped two United Nations employees in Sana'a and placed them in a dark, two-meter-square room, a source told Asharq Al-Awsat on ... It held Houthi authorities responsible for their concerns, and threats made against UN employees in Yemen, estimated to be around 600.
In fact, to celebrate women's rights today, in an apocalyptic situation like the one in Yemen, seems an extravagant thought. On the ground, women queue for hours in Sanaa to buy gas amid a fuel shortage, and in Taiz, women activists are a target of Houthi bullets. In Aden, women agonise over their missing ...
A Yemeni stands in front of a graffiti protesting US military operations in war-affected Yemen, in Sana'a, Yemen. According to reports, US Special Forces troops allegedly disembarked from US helicopters in the Yemeni town of Yakla and attacked several houses belonging to members of the terrorist group ...
Yemen's Ministry of Defence said Al Houthis had dispatched death squads to the Nehim battlefield to block government forces, and slow their advance towards Sana'a. Brigadier-General Abdullah Mazeb, a senior commander on Nehim front, said dozens of men from the death squads had been killed along ...
“They took advantage of gas and fuel shortages in Sanaa three years to lead a coup against the legitimate government of Yemen and now they sell people gas and fuel in the black market with a mark-up price of 500 per cent,” he said on Twitter on Sunday. The Yemeni government – which is backed by an ...
A Yemeni carries bundle of firewood for cooking purposes amid ongoing cooking gas shortage in Sana'a. ... Angry protests erupted across Sana'a – the capital of Yemen held by the Iran-backed Houthis – on Sunday against a severe gas shortage caused by additional tax added by the Houthi authority on ...
A confrontation between Saudi-backed militants and Yemen's popular Houthi Ansarullah movement across the war-battered country has left around 80 people dead on both sides. More than 55 died and dozens more were wounded in Sana'a Province's Nihm District, northwest of the country's capital, ...
The battles of the Yemeni army moved to the north-east gate of the capital Sanaa advancing towads Horan, the first district in Arhab northeast of Sanaa near Nahem. ... It is about 25 km long and its borders are connected in the north and west with the governorate of Amran (the northern gate of Sana'a).
Any advance for the Yemeni army from Arhab to Amran province would cut a key Houthi supply route and would mean the militants would be unable to get supplies or reinforcements through to Sana'a. In the south of Yemen, the Arab coalition pushed back a Houthi attack targeted at the government held Al ...
SANA'A: Yemeni street artist Haifa Subay is painting murals to help ensure that victims of Yemen's grueling three-year civil war are not forgotten. Her latest mural, portraying a one-legged casualty of a landmine, is one of many Subay has done in the capital Sanaa during the war, which has killed thousands, ...
A Houthi militant reacts as he sits on a tank after the death of Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen December 4, 2017. ... of ten Arab states since late March to fight an alliance of Iran-allied Houthis who took large parts of Yemen, including Sana'a, forcing President Hadi and his ...


 

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