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Comment: Accused of corruption during his rule and devastation after it, Saleh was Yemen's strongman who many loved to hate, writes Omar Mashjari.

The deputy head of Yemen's rebel administration has fled a crackdown by Houthi insurgents in Sanaa following the killing of his ally, ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, sources said Wednesday.

Strikes kill 12 in rebel-run Yemen prison camp

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Strikes kill 12 in rebel-run Yemen prison camp

A Houthi prison camp is the latest target of an intensified programme of Saudi bombings, leaving 12 dead and 80 wounded.

Civilians desperate for ceasefire in Yemen

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Civilians desperate for ceasefire in Yemen

Clashes between Yemen's warring factions have recently intensified, leaving civilians at greater risk from the country's ongoing conflict, which ...

Russia suspends Yemen diplomatic mission, moves to Riyadh

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Russia suspends Yemen diplomatic mission, moves to Riyadh

Russia suspended its diplomatic presence in Yemen and all its staff have left the country due to the situation in the capital Sanaa, ...

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Millions could starve as Saudis 'target Yemen food supplies'

Saudi Arabia's war tactic include targeting food supplies. Coupled with the harsh economic siege imposed on Yemen, as latest figures show a shocking 8.4 million at risk of famine

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Guterres calls for end to 'stupid war' in Yemen

The UN Secretary-General has called for increased pressure on Saudi Arabia to end the conflict in Yemen.

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UN says Yemen's Houthi missiles have 'common origin'

Missiles fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen towards Saudi Arabia have a 'common origin' says the UN, but refused to confirm Riyadh's claims they ...

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Yemen rebels 'bury Saleh in closed funeral'

Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed by his former rebel allies this week, was buried at his home village outside ...

Yemen rebels 'disrupt internet nationwide'

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Yemen rebels 'disrupt internet nationwide'

Yemen's Houthi rebels have been disrupting internet access nationwide as they consolidate their grip of the capital.

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Saudi coalition airstrikes 'kill dozens' in northern Yemen

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed more than 23 civilians in the country's north on Friday, Yemeni officials said, as the kingdom intensifies ...

Yemen government recaptures Red Sea town from rebels

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Yemen government recaptures Red Sea town from rebels

Southern separatist fighters, backed by government forces and the Saudi-led coalition, allegedly took part in the offensive against the rebels, ...

Trump: Saudi Arabia must lift blockade on Yemen

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Trump: Saudi Arabia must lift blockade on Yemen

President Trump called for Saudi Arabia to lift its blockade on Yemen immediately suggesting Washington had run out patience

Did Yemen's Houthis fabricate Saleh killing video?

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Did Yemen's Houthis fabricate Saleh killing video?

Yemeni government officials and loyalists to the former President Ali Abdullah Saleh believe the scenario surrounding his death was fabricated ...

Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen airstrikes as US raises concerns

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Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen airstrikes as US raises concerns

Saudi-coalition fighter jets carried out dozens of airstrikes in Yemen, as US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the humanitarian situation is ...

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Houthi rebels seize pro-Saleh channel, hold journalists hostage

Employees of a GPC-affiliated television channel in Yemen are allegedly being held hostage by Houthi rebels in the capital, Reporters Without Borders said.

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UN calls on all sides in Yemen to 'de-escalate'

The UN has called on all sides in Yemen to "de-escalate" and return to talks as the conflict there took an ominous turn with the killing of ...

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Houthis rally in Sanaa after killing Yemen's Saleh

Thousands of Houthi supporters rallied in Sanaa on Tuesday as the rebels consolidated their grip on the Yemeni capital after killing ...

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Son of slain Yemeni former President Saleh vows revenge

Yemen's former president Saleh's son has vowed revenge on the Houthi rebels who killed his father after he broke a three year alliance and ...

What war in Yemen looks like after Saleh

A Yemeni journalist

What war in Yemen looks like after Saleh

While Yemen's Houthi rebels feel jubilant to have killed former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, the long-term consequences will be grave and ...

Afrah Nasser

Saleh's death, checkmate

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

Children trapped in <em>Sanaa</em> as Yemen fighting intensifies

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Children trapped in Sanaa as Yemen fighting intensifies

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

How Saleh's Yemen gamble cost him his life

Sana Uqba

How Saleh's Yemen gamble cost him his life

Former President Ali Abdullah Saleh made one too many gambles during his decades in Yemeni politics, which has ultimately cost the veteran ...

Saleh killed: Timeline of three years of Yemen conflict

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Saleh killed: Timeline of three years of Yemen conflict

Three years after Houthi rebels captured the Yemeni capital Sanaa with the help of forces loyal to ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, ...

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