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Comment: Saleh's death causes us to revisit the injustices that led Yemenis to rise up in 2011, writes Afrah Nasser.

Children in the Yemeni capital Sanaa and other districts are cut off from vital help and risk being injured or killed in intense street battles and airstrikes.

Lebanon's Jumblatt slams Saudi Arabia over Yemen war

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Lebanon's Jumblatt slams Saudi Arabia over Yemen war

The main leader of Lebanon's Druze population Walid Jumblatt on Saturday criticised Saudi Arabia's devastating war in Yemen, calling on the Kingdom to enter dialogue with Iran.

Fuel running out for Yemen hospitals, UN warns

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Fuel running out for Yemen hospitals, UN warns

Dangerously low supplies of fuel could mean Yemen's hospital generators and pumps for clean water could be out of action in three weeks' time ...

Saleh should be 'hanged at Gate of Yemen': Houthis

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Saleh should be 'hanged at Gate of Yemen': Houthis

Yemen's Houthi rebels unleashed a fresh round of verbal attacks on their ally, former president Ali Abudllah Saleh on Friday, suggesting he be ...

Afrah Nasser

Death threats and travel bans: A Yemeni journalist speaks

Comment: Winner of the International Free Press Award, Yemeni journalist Afrah Nasser has so far been banned from entering the US to receive her accolade.

The New Arab & agencies

Tensions flare in Houthi-Saleh alliance after barbed accusations

New tensions arose between Yemen's Houthi rebels and former president Ali Abdullah Saleh on Thursday after a fresh wave of mutual accusations ...

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Separatist south Yemen leader vows independence referendum 'soon'

Aidaroos al-Zubaidi, who is leading a movement for southern Yemen's secession, says an independence referendum will be announced soon and a ...

Afrah Nasser

Remembering Yemen's deadly funeral hall bombing

Comment: No action whatsoever was taken to hold those responsible for the funeral hall 'double-tap' airstrike accountable, writes Afrah Nasser.

Yemeni cleric blames pedophilia, rape on children's 'suggestive closing'

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Yemeni cleric blames pedophilia, rape on children's 'suggestive closing'

Just days after a three-year-old girl was raped in Yemen's capital, a cleric came under fire for suggesting the way in which she was dressed was ...

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UN Yemen envoy 'survives assassination attempt' in capital

Yemen's UN envoy, Ismail Ould Cheikh survived an alleged assassination attempt in Sanaa on Monday, the foreign ministry said, after shots were ...

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

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

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

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

Martin Armstrong

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

On Thursday a former state minister announced the formation of an independent transitional political council in Aden raising concern that ...

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

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

Aidarous al-Zubaidi, a recently banished government minister, announced the formation of the "South Yemen Council" on Thursday, stating his ...

Banished Aden governor forms independent "South Yemen" council

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Banished Aden governor forms independent "South Yemen" council

Aidarous al-Zubaidi, who was dismissed from his post as governor of Aden earlier this month, announced the formation of a transitional political ...

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Cholera 'epidemic' looms over Sana'a amid waste-collection crisis

According to local reports, the number of cholera cases in Sana’a has risen to 218 across various districts and four deaths have been recorded.

Paola Tamma

New cholera outbreak in Yemen further strains medical services

A new outbreak in the Capital, Sana'a, has put even more strain on medical facilities.The situation is likely to get worse due to poor ...

Paola Tamma

Pro-secession south-Yemenis rally in support of sacked Aden governor

Watch now: Protesters call for leaders sacked by President Hadi to proclaim independence for South Yemen, which would be the third government ...

The New Arab & agencies

Another suspected US drone strike kills Yemeni al-Qaeda suspect

A suspected al-Qaeda militant has been killed in a drone strike in southern Yemen as Washington steps up its air war against the militant group.

US drones, al-Qaeda, and stuttering diplomacy: Yemen under fire

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US drones, al-Qaeda, and stuttering diplomacy: Yemen under fire

The US has upped airstrikes on al-Qaeda targets in recent weeks with the latest strike coinciding with a flurry of UN activity aimed at ...

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Is Russia the new deal maker in Yemen?

After bombing Syria and backing renegade Libyan General Haftar, Russia appears to be using its diplomatic clout in Yemen as the UN envoy visits ...

Russian intrigue: UN Yemen envoy visits Moscow for talks

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Russian intrigue: UN Yemen envoy visits Moscow for talks

Moscow is seeking to expand its regional influence as shown by developments in Syria, Libya and elsewhere. Is Yemen next on the cards for Russia?

Scores killed as fresh 'double-tap' airstrike targets Yemen funeral

Robert Cusack

Scores killed as fresh 'double-tap' airstrike targets Yemen funeral

If confirmed, the strike would be the second such attack in six months, after the Saudi-coalition agreed to stop similar attacks because of the ...

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit 'Yemen rebels' arms supply'

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Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit 'Yemen rebels' arms supply'

The Saudi-led coalition launched a series of air raids in Yemen on Thursday, as fighting between Yemeni pro-government militias and Houthi ...

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