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Saudi officials say Yemen's Qaeda arm losing ability to carry out attacks abroad

PARIS Al Qaeda's Yemeni arm is losing its ability to export militancy overseas after sustained military pressure on its operations, and Islamic State and Shi'ite militants are instead Riyadh's main internal concern, Saudi Arabian officials said on Wednesday.

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Exclusive - Iran steps up support for Houthis in Yemen's war: sources 22 Mar 2017

LONDON/ANKARA/DUBAI Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi'ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say. | Video

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World has just months to stop starvation in Yemen, Somalia - Red Cross 22 Mar 2017

GENEVA The world has got three to four months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation, as war and drought wreck crops and block deliveries of food and medical care, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.

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Yemen orphanage braves nearby air strikes 22 Mar 2017

SANAA After two years of war, orphans in the Yemeni capital Sanaa have only one dream - to survive.

Yemen's warring parties should protect ports, not U.N. - spokesman 21 Mar 2017

UNITED NATIONS The warring parties in Yemen are responsible for the protection of civilians and infrastructure and not others, the United Nations said on Tuesday in response to a Saudi-led military coalition calling for the U.N. to supervise a strategic port.

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Saudi-led coalition calls for U.N. supervision of Yemen port 19 Mar 2017

DUBAI A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen called on Sunday for the United Nations to place a strategic port under its supervision after 42 Somalis were killed in an attack on their refugee boat nearby.

Air strike kills 42 refugees off Yemen, Somalia demands investigation 18 Mar 2017

DUBAI Forty-two Somali refugees were killed when a helicopter gunship attacked their boat off Yemen on Thursday, the United Nations refugee agency said, and Somalia called on the Saudi-led coalition fighting in the country to investigate.

Somalia asks Saudi coalition to investigate refugee boat attack 18 Mar 2017

MOGADISHU The Somali government condemned a helicopter attack on a boatload of Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen and called on the Saudi-led coalition fighting in the country to investigate, officials said on Saturday.

Somalia asks Saudi coalition to investigate refugee boat attack 18 Mar 2017

MOGADISHU The Somali government condemned a helicopter attack on a boatload of Somali refugees off the coast of Yemen and called on the Saudi-led coalition fighting in the country to investigate, officials said on Saturday.

Twenty two people killed in mosque attack in Yemen's Marib 17 Mar 2017

DUBAI Twenty two people were killed in an attack on a mosque during Friday prayers inside a military base in Yemen's Marib province, local officials said.