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Strikes Kill At Least 50 at Qaeda Yemen Camp: Medics, Official

ADEN, March 23 – At least 50 militants were killed in a U.S. air strike on an al Qaeda training camp in the mountains of southern Yemen, medics and a local official said on Wednesday. The attack took place as al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) recruits queued for dinner at the camp, west

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U.N. says Saudi-led Bombing of Yemen Market May Be International Crime

By Stephanie Nebehay and Angus McDowall GENEVA/RIYADH, March 19 – The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen may be responsible for “international crimes”, a category that includes war crimes and crimes against humanity, the top U.N. human rights official said on Friday. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, condemned an air strike

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Saudi Arabia Announces Yemen Prisoner Exchange

March 9 – Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it exchanged prisoners with its foes in Yemen’s Houthi movement and that a calm was holding along their border, in signs of unprecedented progress to end their 11-month war. The statement on state news agency SPA said Yemeni tribal mediators had facilitated the release of seven Yemenis

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Yemen War Generates Widespread Suffering, But Few Refugees

By Alistair Lyon March 9 – Amid Yemen’s misery, two young women living in the war-damaged cities of Aden and Sanaa know they are among the relatively fortunate. They are not starving, their homes have not been destroyed and they have survived bombs and bullets unscathed. But both long to escape the conflict plunging their

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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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Five Dead as Air Strikes Hit Yemeni Oil Storage Facilities

CAIRO, Jan 21 – Air strikes by Saudi-led forces hit oil storage facilities at Yemen’s Ras Isa port on the Red Sea on Thursday, killing at least five people, oil workers said. They said the attack targeted a facility used to load tanker trucks with refined products for domestic distribution. The area was on fire

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