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Almost 60 people missing after ship sinks off Yemen

Aden, Dec 7, 2016 (AFP) -Nearly 60 people are missing after a ship sank off Yemen’s Socotra island, its fisheries minister said on Wednesday, with state media reporting that only two people had been rescued. The boat went missing five days ago while heading from Yemen’s southeastern port city of …

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One person killed, seven wounded S. Saudi Arabia in Houthis’ attack

JEDDAH, Nov 22 (KUNA) — One person was killed and seven others injured when projectiles fired from inside Yemeni territories hit a shopping center in the Saudi southern city of Najran on Tuesday, an official spokesman said. Captain Abdulkhaleq Al-Qahtani, of the Civil Defense Directorate, said civil defense teams rushed …

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Saudi-led forces say Yemen truce won’t be renewed- Al-Arabiya TV

DUBAI, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition said on Monday that a two-day truce in Yemen has ended and will not be renewed, following what it said were repeated violations by the dominant Houthi group, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television reported. Share

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More than 30 dead in heavy clashes in Yemen

Aden, Nov 18, 2016 (AFP) -More than 30 people have been killed in intense fighting between rebels and loyalists on the outskirts of Yemen’s third city Taez, military and medical sources said Friday. The clashes have eliminated hope of the warring parties abiding by a truce announced by US Secretary …

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Saudis intercept missile fired from Yemen

Riyadh, Nov 15, 2016 (AFP) -Saudi air defence forces on Tuesday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired from Yemen towards the kingdom, the Riyadh-led anti-rebel coalition said. The missile was fired towards the Najran region but was shot down, said a coalition statement published by the official Saudi Press …

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Yemen rebels blocked 34 aid ships: Saudi coalition – 6 Qaeda suspects killed outside port city

RIYADH, Nov 8, (AFP): The Saudiled coalition battling rebels in Yemen accused the insurgents on Tuesday of having seized a total of 34 aid boats bound for the conflict-wracked country over a six-month period. Major General Ahmed Assiri said the Iran-backed Houthi rebels had seized the vessels and accused them …

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Fresh clashes in Yemen kill 20, say military officials – American held in Yemen freed, evacuated to Oman

ADEN, Nov 6, (Agencies): Fresh clashes in two different parts of Yemen on Sunday killed 14 pro-Iran rebels and six fighters loyal to the internationally recognised government, military officials said. Among them was loyalist General Yehia al-Khayati who died at a Saudi hospital where he was taken after being wounded …

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War-weary Yemenis face death from hunger, disease – Study finds gene markers for drug-resistant malaria in Cambodia

SANAA, Nov 4, (Agencies): In the Yemeni coastal town of Al-Tuhayta, 19 months into a devastating civil war, Futayni Ali watches helplessly as his five children complain of hunger. “We couldn’t even buy shrouds to bury those of us who have already died from hunger,” says the fisherman in his …

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Kuwait hits targeting of Makkah

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1, (Agencies): Kuwait on Monday said Houthis’ firing of a long-range missile against the holy city of Makkah, was a “provocation of feelings of Muslims.” This act “is a serious challenge to the will of the international community and all efforts aimed at reaching a peaceful solution …

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Dozens feared dead after airstrikes hit prisons in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security and medical officials say dozens of prisoners and security personnel are feared dead after airstrikes battered two prisons inside a security headquarters in a western port city. The officials say that the Saudi-led airstrikes bombed the al-Zaydiya security headquarters in the Red Sea port …

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