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Houthi official in Yemen offers border truce, amnesty

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SANAA A top official in Yemen's armed Houthi movement on Sunday offered to stop attacks on Saudi Arabia and an amnesty for Yemeni fighters opposing the group if the kingdom stopped air strikes and lifted a near blockade on the country.

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Raids kill nine in central Yemen - medical official, residents 25 Sep 2016

SANAA Arab coalition air strikes killed nine people in Houthi-controlled Ibb city in central Yemen late on Saturday, a hospital manager and residents in the area told Reuters. | Video

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Yemen plans U.N. complaint over Iran weapons transfers -minister 25 Sep 2016

NEW YORK Yemen plans to complain to the U.N. Security Council over what it says are Iran's weapon transfers to Houthi allies fighting the internationally recognised Yemeni government, the foreign minister said on Saturday.

Coalition forces kill Houthi general on Saudi-Yemen border - sources 24 Sep 2016

DUBAI A senior military officer of Yemen's Houthi movement has been killed in clashes on the border with Saudi Arabia, a source in the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iranian-allied group said on Saturday.

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Yemen president vows at U.N. to 'extract Yemen from claws of Iran' 23 Sep 2016

UNITED NATIONS Yemen President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi vowed at the United Nations on Friday to "extract Yemen from the claws of Iran" as he accused Tehran of impeding peace by intervening in the country.

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U.N. condemns Yemen house attack, increased attacks on civilians 23 Sep 2016

SANAA The United Nations has condemned airstrikes by an Arab coalition that killed 26 people in Western Yemen on Wednesday and said attacks on civilian facilities in the Arab World's poorest country have increased since July. | Video

Rights groups seek international probe into war crimes in Yemen 22 Sep 2016

GENEVA International campaign groups urged the U.N. Human Rights Council on Thursday to launch an international investigation into alleged war crimes in Yemen, including the killing of many civilians in air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition.

Local Yemeni al Qaeda leader killed in U.S. drone strike - official 22 Sep 2016

DUBAI A senior leader of Yemen's al Qaeda branch was killed on Thursday in a raid by a U.S. drone strike in central Yemen, an official of the exiled government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said.

Saudi-led coalition air strike kills at least 19 in Yemen -residents 21 Sep 2016

SANAA At least 19 civilians were killed on Wednesday when a Saudi-led coalition air strike hit a house in western Yemen, according to residents, medics and a local official.

Gunmen abduct American teacher in Yemen - colleagues 21 Sep 2016

DUBAI 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.