yemen civil war

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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Yemen Peace Talks Extended By a Week: U.N. Envoy

CAIRO, July 31 – Talks aimed at ending Yemen’s war, which had appeared on the brink of collapse after a major disagreement between the government and its Houthi militia foes, have been extended by a week, the United Nations envoy to Yemen said on Sunday. “We hope that the delegations can utilize this remaining week

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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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Yemen’s Ancient Art of Brickmaking Endures War

By Mohammed al-Sayaghi and Khaled Abdullah SANAA, July 26 – Traditional mud brick tower houses have always been a source of pride to Yemenis, and over a year into a devastating civil war, they are also providing some much-needed jobs in the ancient capital Sanaa. At his traditional mud brick factory outside the city, Ali

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Yemen Cinema: Behind The Scenes

War, lack of funding and militia-imposed restrictions hamper Yemen’s cinema industry BY Mohammed Al Khayat and Yasser Rayes “Is there a cinema industry in Yemen?” asks Yahiya Suhail, a 52-year-old actor, director, scenarist and theater critic, his gaping mouth and wide eyes signaling his confusion and surprise. Although Suhail has been in the business for 40 years,

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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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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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