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Desperate Yemeni colonel takes own life 'over unpaid salary'

23 May, 2017

Yemen's ongoing salary crisis is resulting in an increase in suicides, reports say, as people in the war-torn country continue to struggle to provide for their families.

Iran celebrates Rouhani win, as US fires warning shot

21 May, 2017

Iranians flocked to the streets of Tehran and celebrated until the early morning, following President Hassan Rouhani's second election win but the US says it will still prevent Iranian expansionism.

Nearly 23,500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen: WHO

19 May, 2017

The World Health Organisation said nearly 23,500 cholera cases have been recorded in Yemen in just three weeks, as the rising death toll surpasses 240 in the war-torn country.

Attack on Yemen port 'will draw famine closer'

19 May, 2017

The United Nations warns that there are no viable alternatives to getting aid into Yemen as the Saudi-led coalition considers launching an operation on the Hodeidah port.

GCC: Aden-based Southern Transitional Council 'doomed to fail'

16 May, 2017

The Aden-based Southern Transitional Council, announced by the dismissed governor of the temporary capital last week, is 'doomed to fail', a Kuwaiti official said.

Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak

15 May, 2017

The rebel Houthi authority in Sanaa have declared a state of emergency over a deadly outbreak of cholera that has killed more than a hundred people in recent weeks.

Over 100 killed as cholera outbreak spreads in Yemen

14 May, 2017

A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 115 people and left 8,500 ill as hospitals struggle to cope with an influx of patients.

Arab League 'disturbed' by secessionist developments in Yemen's Aden

14 May, 2017

On Thursday a former state minister announced the formation of an independent transitional political council in Aden raising concern that developing political fractures could prolong the country's brutal conflict.

Yemen's newly formed "third government" travels to Riyadh

12 May, 2017

Aidarous al-Zubaidi, a recently banished government minister, announced the formation of the "South Yemen Council" on Thursday, stating his willingness to work with the Saudi-lead coalition against the Houthis.

US agrees $2 billion missile sale to UAE

12 May, 2017

Abu Dhabi has had a request to purchase US-made Patriot missiles approved, in the latest sale to the Gulf region which has seen a surge in arms spending.

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