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22 Emirati soldiers killed in Yemen

As many as 22 soldiers from the UAE were killed in Yemen while taking part in a Saudi-led campaign against the Houthis, UAE state news agency WAM said on Friday.   The Houthis said they fired a rocket at a weapon

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UN to set up inspection regime to ease goods into Yemen

The United Nations has announced that it will set up an inspection regime to increase the flow of goods into Yemen, where the humanitarian situation has been deteriorating due to a Saudi-led coalition's military campaign against Houthi reb

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Saudi intercepts Scud missile from Yemen

Yemeni army units allied to the Houthi militia fired a ballistic missile toward southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday but the Saudi military said it intercepted it and retaliated with air strikes on Yemeni territory. Residents in Yem

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Deadly blasts hit Yemen's Aden and Hadramout

A bomb next to the governor's office in the Yemeni city of Aden killed four people on Thursday, witnesses said, and the European Union urged parties to avoid hitting civilian infrastructure after Saudi-led air strikes on Hodeida po

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Anti-Houthi forces take strategic city in Yemen

Fighters backed by an Arab military coalition seized the key city of Zinjibar in southern Yemen on Saturday, residents and militia sources said, dealing another major blow to the dominant Houthi group. The capital city of Abyan pr

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Aid ship diversion spurs food shortage fear in Yemen

Residents in the Yemeni capital Sanaa are stocking up on rare food and fuel supplies after the government in exile decided to divert aid ships from the Houthi rebel-held north to loyalist areas farther south. Sources in Yemen'

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Saudi-led coalition announces 5-day Yemen ceasefire

Saudi-led coalition forces announced on Saturday a five-day humanitarian ceasefire would take effect in Yemen starting Sunday (July 26) evening at the request of exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. A Saudi-led Arab coalition

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Saudis land in Aden with equipment to re-open airport

Two Saudi aircraft landed at Aden on Friday bringing equipment needed to re-open the city's airport four months after the Yemeni civil war shut it down, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported. Aden International Airport was recapt

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Frontlines of Yemen's war shift in favour of Riyadh

The tide of Yemen's messy war has unexpectedly turned, handing a morale boost and possibly decisive military momentum to Gulf Arab-backed forces bent on ending the ascendancy of the Houthis, a powerful militia they see as a puppet of Iran.

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Yemen's ex-president in rare talks with UAE, US, UK

Representatives of Yemen's ex-leader Ali Abdullah Saleh have held rare meetings with diplomats from his adversaries the United States, United Arab Emirates and Britain, a member of his party said on Thursday. Diplomats and Yem

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