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Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

22 June, 2017

The UN health agency and partners have agreed to send 1 million doses of cholera-vaccine to Yemen to help stanch a spiraling and increasingly deadly outbreak in the impoverished country,

For some in Yemen, suicide is the only relief

19 June, 2017

Finding themselves caught between the callousness of poverty and ruthlessness of war, suicide is on the rise among Yemenis writes Khalid AlKarimi

Cholera leaves Yemeni hospitals in constant 'code black'

15 June, 2017

At least one patient is admitted to hospital in Yemen every minute with cholera.

Al-Shabab militants hold dozens hostage in Somali capital

14 June, 2017

At least 20 people were being held hostage at a Pizza restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Wednesday evening, after an al-Shabab suicide bomber killed six.

Yemen receives 'less than 30 percent' of pledged aid

14 June, 2017

Delivery of aid to Yemen is still desperately lacking, the UN said, despite aid pledges totaling close to $1.1 billion last April.

Sudan to deploy more troops to fight Yemen war

13 June, 2017

More Sudanese troops will be sent to fight in Yemen, reports suggest, after the Saudi-led military alliance expelled Qatar from the coalition waging war on Yemen's Houthi rebels.

Yemeni soldier killed in AQAP attack on military checkpoint

12 June, 2017

A soldier and three assailants were killed in an al-Qaeda attack on a checkpoint in Yemen's Hadramawt province on Monday, officials said.

Yemen cholera has infected over 100,000, killing several hundreds

09 June, 2017

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has risen to more than 100,000 since a new outbreak began on April 1, with 789 deaths reported across the country.

Yemen's Houthi rebels to boycott 'biased' UN envoy

06 June, 2017

Rebels who control the Yemeni capital Sanaa said on Monday they will have no further dealings with UN envoy Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmad, whom they accuse of bias.

Yemen follows Gulf backers, cuts ties with Qatar

05 June, 2017

The Yemeni government cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, shortly after its Gulf backers severed ties with Doha in an unprecedented escalation in regional tensions.

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