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Missiles fired from Yemen fall short of US warship: navy

Dubai, Oct 10, 2016 (AFP) –Two missiles fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen fell short of a US warship patrolling the Red Sea off the coast of the war-torn country, the US navy said Monday. The USS Mason “detected two inbound missiles” within an hour of each other from around …

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US reviews Yemen alliance support

DUBAI, Oct 9, (RTRS): An air strike on a funeral gathering, widely blamed on Saudi-led warplanes, poses more trouble for a Western-backed Arab campaign against Yemen’s Houthis that has long been criticised for civilian losses. The White House announced an immediate review of Washington’s support for the 18-month-old military push …

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Saleh, no dialogue before repentance

IT SEEMS that the defeats caused by legitimate forces in Yemen, populace resistance and Arab coalition to rebels in Yemen have made ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh suffer from bipolar political behavior. In his recent speech, he said he wants to fight the coalition for a decade as he …

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‘Gunmen abduct American teacher’ – 17 dead as Yemen loyalists battle rebels for strategic heights

DUBAI, Sept 21, (Agencies): Gunmen abducted an American teacher on Tuesday from an English language school in Sanaa, capital of wartorn Yemen, witnesses said, in the latest of a series of kidnappings of foreigners. Armed men in civilian clothes entered the school and forced the teacher into their car as …

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Dreams of the bats not ‘achievable’ in Yemen

IS IT not time yet for Yemen to loosen up on the vain Houthi-Saleh bet on the element of time that has been always against them since the start of the crisis? After one year and a half of war, during which the rebels tried to spread their fictitious control …

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Saudi city soldiers on as civilian toll mounts – Houthis say ready for fresh Yemen talks if attacks stop

SANAA, Aug 28, (Agencies): Yemen’s Houthi-run governing council said on Sunday it was ready to restart peace talks with the country’s exiled government provided a Saudi-led coalition stopped attacking and besieging Houthi-held territories. UK-sponsored negotiations to end 18 months of fighting in the impoverished country on Saudi Arabia’s southern border …

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Saudi victim of hate campaign

DO NOT expect to hear a good word about the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on any Western media outlet these days. There is growing evidence of an international-wide campaign built on exaggerations to blacken its reputation in almost every sphere and undermine its regional leadership standing. This serves as a …

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Saudi-led coalition probes deadly strike on Yemen hospital – Air raid sparks international condemnation

RIYADH, Aug 16, (AFP): The Saudiled coalition bombing rebels in Yemen launched an investigation Tuesday after international condemnation of an air raid that Doctors Without Borders said killed 14 people at a hospital it supports. Another 24 people were wounded in the strike that hit the hospital on Monday in …

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Yemen peace talks to resume in a month: UN envoy – ‘Chance to consult’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6, (Agencies): Inter-Yemeni talks will resume in a month at a venue to be determined later, said the UN trouble-shooter for Yemen on Saturday. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, speaking at a news conference, stressed on necessity of maintaining “a positive spirit to push the consultations forward for …

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Saleh-Houthi alliance and futile stakes

IT IS impossible to evaluate the acceptance of legitimate Yemeni government into the ‘Kuwait Agreement’ presented by United Nations Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, except from the perspective of serious efforts to end the suffering which has been going on for almost one-and-ahalf year. This problem was caused by the …

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