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Iran Revolutionary Guards Find New Route to Arm Yemen Rebels

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 2 – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have started using a new route across the Gulf to funnel covert arms shipments to their Houthi allies in Yemen’s civil war, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters. In March, regional and Western sources told Reuters that Iran was shipping weapons and military

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Yemen Cholera to Spread with Rains; Oxfam Sees 600,000 Cases

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, July 21 – Yemen‘s cholera outbreak is far from being controlled and may be further exacerbated by the rainy season, even if the rate of new cases appears to be slowing in some hotspots, the World Health Organisation said on Friday. Oxfam projected the number could rise to more than 600,000 cases,

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Back to the Village

Many Yemenis find themselves forced to take up farming for a living By Yasser Rayes & Mohammed Al Khayat “This country is terrifying its citizens. It has never occurred to me, not even in my worst nightmares, that a moment would come and force me to take the decision of returning to my far away village,

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U.S. Citizen Held in Yemen for More Than 18 months Freed

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 – A U.S. citizen who was detained for more than a year and a half by the Houthi faction in Yemen has been released, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday. Wallead Yusuf Pitts Luqman was freed with assistance from Oman, Kerry said in a statement, adding that he and his

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Yemeni Money Exchange, Owners Sanctioned for Aiding Al Qaeda: U.S. Treasury

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 – A currency exchange business suspected of supporting Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and the its two owners have been added to the U.S. Treasury Department’s list targeting those who aid U.S.-designated terrorist groups, the department said on Tuesday. Said Salih Abd-Rabbuh al-Omgy and Muhammad Salih Abd-Rubbuh al-Omgy were placed

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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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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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Yemen Police Say Foil Two Bomb Attacks Day Before Peace Talks

ADEN, April 17 – Yemeni police said they foiled two bomb attacks near the airport in the southern port city of Aden early on Sunday, a day before peace talks were due to start. Police at a checkpoint opened fire at a car traveling at high speed which then exploded, wounding at least five officers,

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Doctor from Yemen Wins Hungarians’ Hearts

By Krisztina Than GYULA, Hungary, March 24 – Abdulrahman Abdulrab Mohamed sometimes cooks Hungarian beef stew, his favourite dish, for his three sons using spices from Yemen, where he grew up. The 45-year-old paediatrician, who has lived and worked in the town of Gyula near Hungary’s eastern border with Romania for almost two decades, says

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Yemen: Testing Times

Yemen’s war is taking its toll on love. But some couples are fighting back BY Charlene Rodrigues Turbulent waves along Yemen’s El Mandeb Strait were breaking the twilight calm on the Friday before St. Valentine’s Day. Imad Wajdi Anwar, 27, was about to surprise Ayat Husain Al Authali, 24 with an engagement ring, surrounded by

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