yemen war

War Pushes Yemen to Partition, Thwarting Peace Efforts

By Noah Browning DUBAI, Oct 30 – Yemen has endured thousands of air strikes and the deaths of more than 10,000 people in a 19-month war that has also unleashed hunger on the desperately poor country – but its biggest challenge may be yet to come. The conflict has led to Yemen’s de facto partition,

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Yemen’s Suspected Cholera Cases Soar to 1,410 Within Weeks: WHO

GENEVA – The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has ballooned to 1,410 within three weeks of the outbreak being declared, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as 18 months of war has destroyed most health facilities and clean water supplies. Yemen’s Health Ministry announced the outbreak on Oct. 6 in Sanaa city,

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Yemeni Graffiti Artists Hope Images Will Highlight War Horrors

SANAA, Oct 25 – Yemeni street artists are daubing the capital’s walls with haunting images of war and starving children in an effort to highlight the impact conflict is having on the country’s population. The graffiti, including a malnourished child locked in a blood-red coffin, is turning heads in a country where more than two

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Destitute Migrants Pile Up in Djibouti as Yemen Sends Boats Back

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Oct 15 – Thousands of Ethiopians trekking through desert heat and war in Yemen for the sake of a low-paid job in Saudi Arabia risk getting stuck in an overcrowded migrant camp in Djibouti, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday. Three boatloads have recently been returned from the

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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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Abandoned Animals of Taiz

Yemen’s animals have few protectors. Some are even in danger of extinction. Some of the endangered Arabian leopards have begun to eat the corpses of their companions in order to survive. More by Nasser Al Sakkaf http://newsweekme.com/yemen-the-aband… Social Streams

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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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Yemen: Thirsty for Peace

War isn’t the only problem facing Yemen. A water shortage is adding to the country’s misery. More: http://newsweekme.com/yemen-thirsty-for-peace/ 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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