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April 2, 2018
No locusts were reported in March except for isolated solitarious adults at one location in the central Sahara of Algeria and in one area on the southern coast of Yemen. Light rains commenced in parts of the spring breeding areas in the interior of Saudi Arabia and along both sides of the Iran-PakistanÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
The U.N. refugee agency reports the number of people arriving on the coast of Yemen after being smuggled across the treacherous Gulf of Aden from the Horn of Africa has more than doubled this year. At the same time, the UNHCR says the number of deaths has gone down by half. Lisa Schlein reports forÃâÃÂ ...
March 25, 2018
IOM stated on 9 February that 22 Ethiopian migrants are missing after being into the sea off Yemen's coast when they were on one of four boats that brought 602 Ethiopian men and women to the coast of Yemen's Shabwah governorate in the past 24 hours. UN Secretary-General spokesman, StephaneÃâÃÂ ...
March 22, 2018
Robert Neller told a congressional committee that U.S. forces are seeing a surge in laser use off the coast of Yemen. By: Todd South. Ongoing work is aimed at advancements that might allow scientists to alter matter, creating a plasma at any location that could “talk” to the target and ward the area fromÃâÃÂ ...
March 20, 2018
Houthi militias targeted, on Tuesday, civilian ambulances in the western coast of Yemen, killing one paramedic and wounding three others, according to preliminary information. The medical source confirmed that a civilian medical ambulance was carrying out its humanitarian tasks on Khokha-Al-MukhaÃâÃÂ ...
March 9, 2018
U.S. naval forces operating off the coast of Yemen say the country's ongoing civil war has created a surge in the use of laser weapons in the area, as various factions test offensive and defensive laser capabilities. Marine Corps Commandant General Robert Neller told the House Appropriations CommitteeÃâÃÂ ...
March 4, 2018
“The army advanced towards Al Ayar mountain in the strategic area of Maqbana, which links Taez and Al Hodeidah and Al Moca in the western coast of Yemen,” Col Abdelbaset Al Baher, a Yemeni army spokesman, told The National in a phone call. He said that at least 15 Houthi fighters were killed andÃâÃÂ ...
February 23, 2018
And as clashes continue along the west coast of Yemen and in Taizz, more civilians are fleeing their homes. Over the last several days, emergency assistance has been delivered to 8,800 IDPs [internally displaced persons] across the Governorates of Lahj and Aden, including 1,500 particularly vulnerableÃâÃÂ ...
February 15, 2018
KHAWKHAH, 13th February, 2018 (WAM) -- Supported by the UAE Armed Forces, Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, teams have distributed thousands of school bags and equipment to students in Khawkhah District on the Red Sea Coast of Yemen, as part of the UAE's humanitarian and rescue programmes forÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
Worldwide, IOM's Missing Migrants Project (MMP) has recorded 589 migrant fatalities in 2018 (see chart below). In the Horn of Africa, 25 Ethiopian migrants are missing and presumed dead, after being forced into the water off the coast of Yemen on 8 February. They were travelling on one of four boats thatÃâÃÂ ...
February 5, 2018
HEIS, YEMEN, 5th February, 2018 (WAM) — The Yemeni National Army forces was able to enter the Directorate of Heis in the south of Al Hodeida Governorate in the Red Sea Coast of Yemen Front with support of the Saudi -led Arab Coalition forces to support of legitimacy in Yemen and the participation of the UAE ArmedÃâÃÂ ...
January 26, 2018
At least 30 refugees and migrants have drowned off the coast of Aden, Yemen, after their boat capsized, the United Nations has reported. The UN's migration and refugee agencies said on Friday that the boat, overcrowded with at least 152 Somalis and Ethiopians, had departed from the Al Buraiqa coast inÃâÃÂ ...
January 4, 2018
Video released Monday appears to show Houthi forces seizing a US Navy unmanned underwater vehicle in waters off the coast of Yemen. The video, posted by Al Masdar News, shows four men in dive gear holding the underwater drone, identified as a Remus 600 with logos from the manufacturer HydroidÃâÃÂ ...
Middle East Monitor
December 31, 1999
Al-Jubwani himself, along with provincial Governor Ali Ben Rashed Al-Harthi, as well as a number of security officials were stopped from travelling to Qena, on the Yemeni coast, where they were to lay the foundation stone for a new port. “We were surprised that Al-Nukhba, affiliated to the UAE, cut the roadÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
With support from the UAE Armed Forces, fighter aircraft of the Arab Coalition Forces bombarded a Katyusha rocket base, military bases and an ammunition storage depot belonging to the Houthi militias, which were located east of the districts of Heis and Al Jarrahi in the Red Sea Coast of Yemen.
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