yemeni war

Transparency, Accountability, Needed on Saudi Air Strikes in Yemen: U.N.

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Aug 25 – The United Nations human rights office called on Thursday for more light to be shed on the Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen and for violations including attacks on protected sites like hospitals to be punished. Air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition are responsible for “the single largest

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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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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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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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Fourteen Soldiers Killed in Southern Yemen Clashes: Officials

ADEN, May 30 – Fourteen government soldiers were killed on Sunday in a push to retake a southern Yemeni city from the Iran-allied Houthi group, military officials said, in one of the deadliest days since a shaky ceasefire tentatively took hold last month. Yemen’s exiled government has been fighting a war backed by Saudi-led air

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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 Raids Hit Qaeda Yemen Camp, Militants Killed

ADEN, Yemen, April 3 – Warplanes attacked an al Qaeda camp in southern Yemen on Sunday, killing and wounding a number of militants, a local official said. The aircraft launched four air strikes on militants of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) near the port city of Mukalla on Yemen’s south coast, he said.

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Indian Priest Kidnapped in Yemen “Could Be Freed Soon”

MUMBAI, April 3 – An Indian priest abducted by gunmen in Yemen last month is safe and could be released soon, a Catholic group said on Sunday, quoting the Indian foreign minister. Father Tom Uzhunnalil was captured from the southern Yemeni city of Aden by gunmen who killed at least 15 people at an old

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