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Seven people killed in Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen - residents

DUBAI Saudi-led airstrikes killed at least seven people in Yemen on Sunday, residents said, as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon flew to Kuwait to try and galvanise peace talks on the conflict.

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Bahraini activist to be tried for tweets - lawyer 2:42pm BST

DUBAI Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab will face trial for tweets condemning the Gulf Arab kingdom's prison system and its involvement in the war in Yemen, his lawyer said on Sunday, and he could face up to 13 years in prison.

Yemen's Houthis kill seven in search for pro-government fighter -residents 23 Jun 2016

CAIRO Residents of a village in central Yemen said Iran-allied Houthi fighters shot dead seven farmers on Thursday while searching for the leader of a pro-government militia.

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Saudi deputy crown prince, U.N. chief talk protecting Yemen's children 23 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince on Wednesday and the pair discussed improving civilian protection in Yemen after a U.N. report briefly blacklisted a Saudi-led coalition for killing children.

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Yemen missile launch, Saudi-led air strike shake truce 21 Jun 2016

ADEN, Yemen A Saudi-led military coalition said it intercepted a missile fired in Yemen on Tuesday and residents said an air strike by the alliance caused eight civilian casualties, straining a civil war ceasefire.

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Yemen's warring sides swap 194 prisoners in Taiz 18 Jun 2016

RIYADH Houthi and pro-government forces exchanged nearly 200 prisoners in Taiz in central Yemen on Saturday, the largest such swap to take place in the embattled city since the beginning of a civil war last year, local sources said.

Yemen's warring sides swap 194 prisoners in Taiz 18 Jun 2016

RIYADH Houthi and pro-government forces exchanged nearly 200 prisoners in Taiz in central Yemen on Saturday, the largest such swap to take place in the embattled city since the beginning of a civil war last year, local sources said.

Saudis, allies seek 'to minimize civilian casualties' in Yemen - minister 17 Jun 2016

WASHINGTON The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is "doing everything we can to minimize civilian casualties" from air strikes, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said in Washington on Friday.

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UAE says its war in Yemen "practically over" 16 Jun 2016

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates' involvement in more than a year of war in Yemen is "practically over", a top diplomat was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

U.N. won't disclose sources for report critical of Saudi coalition 15 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations will not disclose to a Saudi Arabia-led coalition sensitive sources of information that led the world body to briefly blacklist it for maiming and killing children in Yemen, a U.N. spokesman said on Wednesday.