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Saudi-led forces intercept missile targeting Makkah

The Command of the Coalition Forces supporting the Legitimate Government of Yemen yesterday (October 27) announced that they intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Iranian-backed Houthi militias. The missile was launched from

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US prepares for possible new strikes in Yemen

The Pentagon was on high alert on Thursday and preparing for possible new retaliatory strikes in Yemen after US missiles hit Houthi rebel targets for the first time, defence officials said on Thursday. Five US Tomahawk cruise miss

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Yemen names new cbank head, moves HQ

Yemen's exiled president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi appointed Finance Minister Monasser Al Quaiti as head of the country's central bank on Sunday, the state-run sabanew.net news agency reported. The decree announcing the appoi

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Yemen's Aden oil refinery resumes op

Yemen's 150,000 barrels per day Aden oil refinery resumed operations on Sunday after being shut for over a year as the conflict in the country worsened, an industry official at the refinery told Reuters. "The refinery is

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Yemen resumes oil output, exports from Masila fields

Yemen has resumed production and exports from its Masila oilfields for the first time since a civil war began more than 16 months ago, state news agency sabanew.net reported on Thursday. The agency, which is run by the exiled gove

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Yemeni governor survives Al Qaeda bomb attack

Yemen's al Qaeda wing has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack that targeted the governor of the southern city of Aden, according to US monitoring group SITE. Security officials said on Friday that a car packed with explos

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Six killed in double suicide bombing in Aden

At least six Yemeni troops were killed and dozens were wounded on Wednesday when two suicide bombers blew up their cars at a military base in the southern city of Aden, security sources said. About two dozen militants launched an

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Saudi intercepts ballistic missile fired from Yemen

The Saudi Arabian air force intercepted a ballistic missile over the city of Khamees Mushait in the kingdom's southwest fired from Yemen, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Monday. The missile was launched from Yemeni ter

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Saudi deputy crown prince to discuss Yemen with UN chief

Saudi Arabia's powerful deputy crown prince is due to meet UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday, the kingdom's ambassador said, after the United Nations infuriated Riyadh by briefly blacklisting a Saudi-led coalition for killing

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War in Yemen 'practically over' for UAE troops

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. The UAE is key member of a Saudi-led military coalition which interve

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