Houthis

Yemen Central Bank Stops Guarantees For Rice, Sugar Imports

DUBAI, Feb 20 – Yemen‘s central bank has told traders and local banks it will no longer provide lines of credit for the import of sugar and rice at the official exchange rate, merchants and local bankers said on Friday. The move takes immediate effect and is likely to further deepen the country’s humanitarian crisis.Yemen is in the

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Six Dead in Aden Suicide Car Bombing

ADEN, Jan 29- Daesh militants claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing outside Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s residence in the southern city of Aden on Thursday that killed at least six people. Officials said Hadi was inside his residence at the Maashiq Palace at the time of the attack but was unharmed. Hadi’s office,

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Air Strike Reportedly Kills Yemeni Judge and Family

CAIRO, Jan 25 – A Saudi-led coalition air strike killed a Yemeni judge and seven members of his family in the capital Sanaa on Sunday, residents said, as an aid convoy delivered food to a besieged southern city for the first time in months. A coalition led by Saudi Arabia has been bombing the Iran-allied

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War in Yemen: Shoulder to Shoulder

The Akhdam join the war in Yemen, hoping to end a history of rampant discrimination BY  Nasser Al Sakkaf When the Houthis tried to take over Taiz in March 2015, residents of the western Yemeni province banded together to form a Popular Resistance front. Their goal? To protect their city and confront their adversaries. The

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Four Dead as Rocket Hits MSF Clinic in Yemen

DUBAI, Jan 11 – A “projectile” struck a clinic supported by international medical group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)  in north Yemen on Sunday, killing four people, MSF said, another in a series of attacks on its facilities in the war-torn country. MSF said it was not clear who was behind the attack that also wounded

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U.N. Yemen Envoy Suggests Geneva as Location For Peace Talks

CAIRO, Jan 9- The United Nations’ special envoy for Yemen has suggested Geneva as a location for holding peace talks due to restart this month on ending conflict in the war-torn country, Saba news agency reported late on Friday. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed made the suggestion in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh while meeting various

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Residents Say Yemen’s Capital Hit By Heaviest Air Strikes Yet

CAIRO, Jan 7  – Dozens of air strikes hit the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Thursday, in what residents described as the heaviest aerial attacks there in nine months of war, days after a Saudi-led coalition trying to restore a Saudi-backed government ended a fragile ceasefire. The strikes pounded the presidential palace and a mountain military

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Yemen War Intensifies Amid Mounting Regional Tension

DUBAI, Jan 5 – Saudi-led air strikes targeting Iranian-allied Houthi forces intensified in Yemen on Tuesday, residents said, an escalation of a nine-month-old war that follows a rise in tensions between the kingdom and arch foe Tehran. After weeks of a relative lull, large air strikes targeted military positions linked to Yemen’s ascendant Houthis in

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Bahraini Coalition Jet Participating in Yemen Campaign Crashes

DUBAI, Dec 30 – A Bahraini F-16 jet taking part in a mostly Gulf Arab military campaign in Yemen crashed in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, according to a coalition statement on the Saudi state news agency. The pilot survived after the plane suffered a technical fault and came down in the Jizan region, the

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Politics

YEMEN AT WAR:Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi returned from exile after six months, following a Saudi led intervention to stave off Houthi control. Social Streams

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