Houthis

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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Arab Coalition Says Targets Houthi Forces After Ship Attack

DUBAI, Oct 2 – Arab coalition forces have launched operations against militia boats of Yemen’s Houthi group that struck a civilian logistics ship on a humanitarian voyage in a strategic Red Sea shipping lane, the Saudi-led alliance said. The vessel, an Australian-built high speed logistics catamaran under lease to the United Arab Emirates military, was

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Young Pregnant Women Have Become Yemen’s Invisible Victims

Young pregnant women have become the invisible victims of the protracted conflict in Yemen. Some have also turned into war widows overnight. With no bread-winners in the family, many are left to choose between using their limited resources to feed their family or seek medical care. Read more: http://owl.li/10iJyp Social Streams

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Gunmen Abduct American Teacher in Yemen: Colleagues

DUBAI, Sept 21 – Gunmen abducted an American teacher on Tuesday from an English language school in Sanaa, capital of war-torn Yemen, witnesses said, in the latest of a series of kidnappings of foreigners. Armed men in civilian clothes entered the school and forced the teacher into their car as bewildered colleagues and students looked

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Brazil’s Taurus Sold Arms to Trafficker for Yemen War, Prosecutors Allege

By Lisandra Paraguassu PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, Sept 5 – Brazil’s Forjas Taurus SA, the largest weapons manufacturer in Latin America, sold guns to a known Yemeni arms trafficker who funneled them into his nation’s civil war in violation of international sanctions, according to charges in court documents reviewed by Reuters. Federal prosecutors in southern Brazil

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Civil War Costs Yemen $14 bln in Damage and Economic Losses: Report

By Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON, Aug 17 – The cost from damage to infrastructure and economic losses in Yemen’s civil war is more than $14 billion so far, according to a confidential report seen by Reuters that highlights the effort needed to rebuild the country, where more than half the population is suffering from malnutrition. “The

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Air Strike on Yemen Hospital Kills At Least Seven: Residents, Officials

DUBAI, Aug 15 – A Saudi-led coalition air strike hit a hospital in Yemen’s northern Hajja province on Monday, residents and local officials said, killing at least seven people and wounding 13. A Reuters witness at the scene of the attack in the Abs district said medics could not immediately evacuate the wounded because war

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Yemen: In and Out of Africa

When Yemenis fleeing war make it to Djibouti, they often find Ethiopians heading in the other direction BY Laura Secorun A corpse lies by the side of the road. The man, likely an Ethiopian in his late 20s, is facedown under a bush with his arms stretched out in front of him. He is wearing only shorts

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Saudi-Led Coalition Launches 30 Air Strikes in Yemen: Residents

CAIRO, Aug 7 – A Saudi-led military coalition carried out around 30 air strikes throughout Yemen on Sunday, residents said, a day after U.N. talks to end a civil war there expired without achieving peace. The bombings were aimed at Yemen’s armed Houthi movement in Sanaa, Saada, Jawf, Hajja and Taiz provinces, stretching from the

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Coalition Warplanes Attack Houthi Fighters Near Saudi Border: Sources

CAIRO, July 30 – Warplanes of a Saudi-led coalition bombed Houthi fighters from Yemen seeking to infiltrate Saudi Arabia on Saturday, killing tens of Houthi militiamen, security sources said. The bombing took place on the Yemeni side of the border close to the Saudi city of Najran, they said. Clashes were also seen in the

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