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Yemen’s Houthis ask Former Aden Governor to Form Government

SANAA, Oct 3 – The High Political Council of Yemen‘s armed Houthi movement and supporters of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has appointed Abdulaziz bin Habtoor to form a national salvation government, Saba news agency said on Sunday. Habtoor, the former governor of Aden, hails from Shabwa province in southern Yemen. A civil war is

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Suicide Bomber kills 54 in Yemen Attack

ADEN, Yemen, Aug 29 – A suicide bomber killed at least 54 people when he drove a car bomb into a militia compound in Aden on Monday, the health ministry said, in one of the deadliest attacks claimed by Daesh in the southern Yemeni port city. The director general of Yemen’s health ministry in Aden, al-Khader

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UAE Says its War in Yemen “Practically Over”

DUBAI, June 16 -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 intervened in Yemen in March 2015. It backs the exiled government against the armed Houthi

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Yemen: The Kindness of Strangers

Yemen’s currency crisis makes the lessons of Ramadan all too real BY Nasser Al Sakkaf When Adel Mahmoud, 54, a teacher in Taiz province, went to buy commodities for Ramadan, he was shocked to find a huge increase in prices. Although it’s often the case that there is an increase in prices before the sacred month,

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Fourteen Soldiers Killed in Southern Yemen Clashes: Officials

ADEN, May 30 – Fourteen government soldiers were killed on Sunday in a push to retake a southern Yemeni city from the Iran-allied Houthi group, military officials said, in one of the deadliest days since a shaky ceasefire tentatively took hold last month. Yemen’s exiled government has been fighting a war backed by Saudi-led air

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Suicide Car Bomb Kills At Least 40 Army Recruits in Yemen’s Aden

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, May 23 – A suicide car bomb killed at least 40 army recruits and injured 60 others in the Yemeni city of Aden on Monday, medics said, in one of the deadliest militant attacks yet on the beleaguered government. The attack occurred as the recruits lined up to enlist for military

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Daesh Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 10 Recruits in Yemen

ADEN, May 15 – A suicide bomber blew himself up in the southern Yemeni city of Mukalla on Sunday in an attack claimed by Daesh, killing at least ten recruits and wounding 15 as they lined up at a police headquarters, a security source said. It was the second deadly blast to hit the city,

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Bomb Targeting Security Chief in Yemen’s Aden Kills Four Soldiers

ADEN, May 1 – A car bomb in a central square in Yemen’s port city of Aden on Sunday targeted the city’s security chief for the second time in a week and killed four soldiers, local officials and witnesses said. The bomb exploded in front of the provincial government building and wounded eight people although

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Yemen Police Say Foil Two Bomb Attacks Day Before Peace Talks

ADEN, April 17 – Yemeni police said they foiled two bomb attacks near the airport in the southern port city of Aden early on Sunday, a day before peace talks were due to start. Police at a checkpoint opened fire at a car traveling at high speed which then exploded, wounding at least five officers,

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Suicide Blast in Yemen’s Aden Kills Four

ADEN, April 12 – A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden belt near a football stadium in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Tuesday, killing at least four people, witnesses and a security source said. Ten people were wounded in the attack, which appeared to target young army recruits waiting for buses outside a

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