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EU airlines urged to avoid Yemen airspace

European regulators urged airlines on Tuesday to avoid Yemen's airspace as air strikes in the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula continue. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said it was highlighting the risk after Fre

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Iran ‘willing to work with Saudi to solve Yemen crisis’

Iran wants all parties in Yemen to return to talks, Tehran's deputy foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Tuesday, adding the Islamic Republic and Saudi Arabia could work together to solve the conflict there. "

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Military push will last until Yemen stable: Saudi

A Saudi-led alliance will pursue an offensive against Houthi forces opposed to Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi until Yemen is stable, Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal said in remarks published on Tuesday. &quo

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Hundreds of Indian nurses caught up in Yemen fighting

More than half of the 4,000 Indian nationals caught up in the conflict in Yemen are nurses, the foreign ministry said on Monday, the latest security scare for medical staff working in the Middle East after dozens were kidnapped in Iraq last year

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Saudi King open to a meeting of all Yemeni parties

Saudi Arabia is open to a meeting of all Yemeni political parties who are willing to preserve Yemen's security and stability, state news agency SPA quoted King Salman as saying in a cabinet statement on Monday. Such a meeting

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Fighting in Aden as Yemen's Houthis make gains

Iran-allied Houthi militiamen pushed into the northeastern outskirts of the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday amid heavy clashes with loyalists of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, sources on both sides said. Artillery and rocket

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India to fly out more nationals from Sanaa

India was readying the evacuation of up to 500 nationals from the capital of Yemen on Monday, after four nights of Saudi-led air strikes against Iranian-backed forces whose advances forced the president to flee. An Air India Airbu

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Yemen strikes ‘will continue until Hadi can rule’

Air strikes in Yemen led by Saudi Arabia will continue until Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who left the country on Thursday, is able to rule, a Saudi military spokesman said on Sunday. Riyadh announced early on Thursday

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No decision yet on sending troops to Yemen: Saudi

Saudi Arabia is focussing on using air strikes to combat Iranian-allied Houthi fighters in Yemen, and has not contemplated sending in ground troops, the country's ambassador to the US told NBC on Sunday morning. "We haven

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Arab summit agrees on unified military force

Arab leaders at a summit in Egypt announced the formation of a unified military force to counter growing security threats from Yemen to Libya and as regional heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Iran engage in sectarian proxy wars. Worki

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