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Senior Yemeni general killed in Houthi missile attack - military source

ADEN A senior Yemeni general was killed on Wednesday when Houthi rebels fired a ballistic missile at an army camp in southern Yemen, according to a military source.


U.N. says 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death in famines 21 Feb 2017

GENEVA Nearly 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk" of death in famines in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday.

UAE says two soldiers dead in Yemen - state news agency 17 Feb 2017

RIYADH A soldier from the United Arab Emirates died while taking part in a Saudi-led military operation in Yemen, state news agency WAM reported on Friday, without clarifying the circumstances of his death.


Plane strike hits Yemen mourners, killing nine women, one child -residents 16 Feb 2017

SANAA Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition struck a house north of Yemen's capital where a crowd of mourners was gathered, residents said on Thursday, killing nine women and a child and injuring dozens. | Video


U.S. discuss Yemen with U.N. and Britain, Saudi, Oman, UAE counterparts 16 Feb 2017

WASHINGTON Top diplomats from the United States, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Oman and United Arab Emirates as well as a United Nations special envoy met on Thursday to discuss the crisis in Yemen, the U.S. State Department said in a statement.


U.S.' Tillerson backs U.N.-led Yemen process, wants unfettered aid 16 Feb 2017

BONN, Germany U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday his country backed United Nations-led efforts to resolve the crisis in Yemen and called for unhindered delivery of humanitarian aid across the Gulf state.


Yemen cancer patients struggle to survive war shortages 13 Feb 2017

SANAA Thousands of cancer patients in Yemen are being forced to seek life-saving medicines on the black market as the health system buckles after two years of war.

ADVISORY - Story on Yemen's Hodeidah withdrawn 13 Feb 2017

The story headlined "Arab coalition declares Yemen's Hodeidah a military zone" is wrong and is withdrawn. The coalition says it did not issue such a statement. There will be no substitute story.

Helicopter bombs vehicle amid power struggle in Yemen's Aden 12 Feb 2017

ADEN An Apache helicopter from a Saudi-led military coalition wounded three Yemeni soldiers when it fired a missile at a military vehicle outside Aden International Airport on Sunday, Yemeni security officials said.


U.N. chief affirms full support for Yemen peace envoy 12 Feb 2017

RIYADH U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday the U.N. envoy to Yemen had his full support, days after Yemen's Houthi group asked him not to renew the diplomat's term due to what it said was bias against the Iranian-aligned movement.