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Yemeni President Abdu-Rabbu Mansour Hadi (L) is seen during the parliamentary session in Seiyun city of Hadramout province, Yemen, on April 13, 2019. Yemen's parliament convened on Saturday in the city of Seiyun, the second largest city in the southeastern province of Hadramout, for the first time since the outbreak of the devastating civil war in the impoverished Arab country in March 2015. (Xinhua/Ismail Rabidhy)

Yemen’s Parliament Holds Maiden Sitting After Years of Conflict

Yemen's parliament convened on Saturday for the first time since the outbreak of the devastating civil war in the impoverished Arab country in March...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

Yemen’s Conflict moves into its 5th year amid decreasing peace initiative

War-ravaged Yemen entered the fifth year of the years-long internal military conflict on Tuesday amid an ongoing escalation in fighting and complete absence of...
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Power blackouts hit Yemen’s Aden amid burning temperatures

Frequent power outages started to hit Yemen's southern port city of Aden in recent days, leading to a partial paralyze of people's daily life...
Yemen damage by Saudi airstrikes, Dec. 5, 2017

April 23 major world news summary

SANAA -- At least 40 people were killed or wounded late on Sunday when air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding ceremony...
Yemen damage by Saudi airstrikes, Dec. 5, 2017

Viewpoint: United States Coordinated War in Yemen Intensifies After Saleh Assassination

Despite Trump’s statement on the need to end the economic blockade, bombings and ground operations continue against the Ansurallah forces Former Yemen President Ali Abdullah...
A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)

Viewpoint: Pentagon Escalates Presence in Yemen

A grave healthcare crisis in Yemen is being compounded by the increasing deployment of United States ground forces inside this war-ravaged and impoverished Middle...

Need assessment is critical to delivering actual aid to migrants

The ongoing conflict in Yemen has induced large-scale displacement of the Yemeni population, and affected thousands of migrants in the country or those arriving...
migrants

We need to better prepare migrants to deal with crisis

As resilient as I know migrant communities to be, they can still easily be among the worst affected by natural disasters, extreme violence or...
Yemen

Yemen: 25 civilians perish in Saudi-led airstrike

A total of 25 people were killed when a Saudi-led coalition warplane struck a popular market in Yemen's northern province of Saada, Houthi-controlled state...
CHOLERA

Yemen Cholera deaths up at 1,054

The death toll from cholera in war-torn Yemen has increased to 1,054 since April 27, with the total suspected cases reaching 151,000, the Yemeni...
Arabia

International mediation underway as Mideast diplomatic rift widens

The international community has been striving to mediate the crisis among the countries concerned since the escalating tensions between Qatar and its fellow Arab...
food aid

U.S. announces additional aid to 3 African countries

The U.S. on Thursday announced 329 million dollars in additional humanitarian aid to provide urgently needed aid to the millions of people affected by...

Somali refugees to return home from Yemen

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s...

Journalist urged to use expertise to end famine in Africa

As a journalist you are valuable, and you can make a difference by depicting the situation in the world in 2017. Both local and...
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Saudi helicopter shot down by friendly fire in Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Yemen by friendly fire on Tuesday, killing 12 military personnel aboard, the Yemeni Defense...
Drone

Two U.S. drone strikes kill 7 al Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Two U.S. drone airstrikes have killed at least seven suspected al-Qaida operatives in Yemen's northeastern province of Marib, a security official said Wednesday. ...
AFP/File Yemeni security forces patrol a street in the port city of Mukalla, on May 3, 2016

Sudan receives bodies of 5 soldiers killed in Yemen

Sudan on Wednesday received bodies of its five army soldiers killed during battles in Yemen, where the Sudanese army is fighting within the forces...
Drone

U.S. drone strike kills nephew of dead leader of al-Qaeda branch in Yemen

An overnight airstrike by a U.S. drone killed two militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch, including the nephew of a dead top leader of...
United Nation

UN relief chief calls for political dialogue to avoid famine in Yemen

UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs Stephen O'Brien on Sunday called upon all the warring parties in Yemen to start a political dialogue to bring...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

30 African immigrants killed in airstrike off Yemen western coast

About 30 African immigrants including women, were killed in an airstrike launched by suspected Saudi-led helicopters on their boat on the western coast of...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

Viewpoint: Trump White House Escalates War on Yemen After Two Years of Bombing

United States President Donald Trump paid special tribute to the widow of a Navy Seal, Ryan Owen, who was killed in what many say...
immunization

Yemen launches national immunization campaign against polio

With support from UN agencies, a nationwide polio immunization campaign was launched Tuesday in Yemen by the national health authorities, aiming to immunize five...
Iraq

Feb. 14 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

DAMASCUS -- Syrian army captured the Hayan gas field in central province of Homs, following battles with the Islamic State (IS) militants, pro-government al-Watan...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

IS-claimed bombing kills 4 in Yemen

At least four people were killed and 10 others injured when an IS-claimed car bombing targeted a gathering of the Shiite Houthi group in...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Donald Trump Vows To Overturn Court’s Ruling On Travel Ban

But he told reporters on Air Force One he is considering a "brand new order" as his old one flounders in the courts. The action...
dollars

UN aims to raise US$2.1 billion for humanitarian aid in Yemen

The United Nations and humanitarian partners on Wednesday launched an international appeal for 2.1 billion U.S. dollars to provide life-saving assistance to 12 million...
United Nation

UN launches largest ever humanitarian appeal for Yemen

The United Nations (UN) and humanitarian partners launched an international appeal on Wednesday for 2.1 billion U.S. dollars to provide life-saving assistance to 12...
A man tries to put out the fire in Sanaa, Yemen, on April 20, 2015. At least 60 people were killed and 49 others wounded in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Monday morning in one of the fiercest air raids by Saudi-led coalition forces that began more than three weeks ago. (Xinhua/Hani Ali)

UN refugee agency spreads awareness about dangers of crossing to Yemen

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday launched a major campaign to spread awareness about the dangers of crossing the Gulf of Aden and...
Yemeni fighters loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi wait in their pick-up trucks on a road in the Sirwah area, in Marib province on April 9, 2016. [Xinhua]

Sudan renews support for restoration of legitimacy in Yemen

The Sudanese government renewed on Monday its support for the restoration of legitimacy in Yemen. The remarks came at a meeting between...

Nigerians Are Losing Light Of History

For a people without qualms about being addicted to imported toothpick and foreign bottled water I am totally not surprised by Nigerians weeping...