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A Saudi immigration worker opened fire at the only open border crossing between the kingdom and Yemen on Sunday, killing his colleague and a police officer but shooting himself.

Discrimination against Yemeni refugees is widespread, with many openly mocked on public transport for being "dirty" or "smelly", and refused entry to fancy restaurants or public baths.

Hodeida: From hell of war to displacement camps

A Yemeni journalist

Hodeida: From hell of war to displacement camps

Comment: The glimmer of hope may come to light too late for the people of Hodeda, writes a Yemeni journalist.

UAE-backed troops take over Aden airport from Yemen government

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UAE-backed troops take over Aden airport from Yemen government

The transport minister in Yemen's internationally recognised government has said UAE security forces have taken control of all of its capital ...

Hundreds stranded after Saudi ban on SUVs entering Yemen

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Hundreds stranded after Saudi ban on SUVs entering Yemen

Saudi authorities have banned Yemenis attempting to cross into the war-torn country by road from using 4x4 vehicles, local sources told The New ...

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UN backs efforts to start new Yemen peace talks

The Security Council on Thursday gave strong backing to efforts by UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths to start new talks between Yemen's warring parties.

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UN envoy holds 'fruitful' talks with Yemen Houthi chief

Martin Griffiths' shuttle diplomacy in Yemen seeks to avert all-out fighting in the key port city of Hodeida.

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Saudi-led coalition airstrike 'kills 11' at Yemen wedding party

At least 11 people have been killed after Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombed a wedding in the rebel-held northern province of Saada, the ...

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Saudi coalition hits Houthi rebels outside Yemen's Hodeida

Hodeida is the latest battlefront in a war that has killed nearly 10,000 people since 2015 and pushed Yemen to the brink of famine.

Prominent Yemeni journalist who criticised coalition released

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Prominent Yemeni journalist who criticised coalition released

Fathy bin Lazrq, the editor of a Yemeni newspaper, was released just hours of being arrested by government forces in Aden on Monday

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Yemeni citizens in Hodeida suffer under coalition siege

Analysis: Yemeni civilians continue to bear the brunt of the war, as the conflicting sides 'gear up' for another violent outbreak in the city of ...

UAE 'pauses' Hodeida offensive to allow UN peace efforts

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UAE 'pauses' Hodeida offensive to allow UN peace efforts

A UAE- backed offensive on Yemen's port city has been put on pause to allow UN diplomatic efforts to take shape, Emirati Minister of State for ...

Yemen's warring parties agree to resume peace talks: UN

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Yemen's warring parties agree to resume peace talks: UN

Rival Yemeni forces who have been at war for nearly four years, will meet for talks that could bring peace to the country.

Dozens killed near Hodeida as UAE demands Houthi pullout

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Dozens killed near Hodeida as UAE demands Houthi pullout

Air strikes and artillery fire killed 55 people near Yemen's Hodeida as the battle to retake the strategic city continues.

Eight Hizballah fighters killed in Yemen, claims Saudi Arabia

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Eight Hizballah fighters killed in Yemen, claims Saudi Arabia

The Lebanese Shia militant group has long denied it arms the rebel Houthis in Yemen.

International Crisis Group

Yemen: The fate of Hodeida

Comment: Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition say they want to avoid a battle. UN envoy Martin Griffiths must help find the middle ground, writes the International Crisis Group.

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Saudi says two Yemen rebel missiles intercepted over Riyadh

Saudi air forces intercepted two missiles over Riyadh which they say were fired from Houthi-held territory in Yemen.

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Yemen's Houthis deploy additional forces to Hodeida amid offensive

Yemen's Houthi rebels have deployed additional forces to the flash-point port city of Hodeida amid a wide-scale offensive by UAE-led Yemeni ...

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Civilians flee flighting around Yemen's Hodeida port

Civilians have continued to flee areas around the key Yemeni port of Hodeida as a fierce showdown is anticipated between Houthi rebels and ...

Army reinforcements roll into Yemen's embattled Hodeidah

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Army reinforcements roll into Yemen's embattled Hodeidah

Reinforcements roll into Yemen's Hodeidah as the army and its regional allies set their sights on the city's port, held by the Houthis.

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UAE-backed forces enter Yemen's Hodeida

Pro-government reinforcements have entered Yemen's Hodeida ahead of a major offensive planned to retake the port city from the Houthi rebels.

Houthis vow to fight on after losing Hodeida airport

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Houthis vow to fight on after losing Hodeida airport

Yemen's Houthi rebels vowed to fight on after pro-government forces seized Hodeida airport from them on Wednesday, in a major step towards ...

The UAE In Yemen: With help from its mercs

David Isenberg

The UAE In Yemen: With help from its mercs

Comment: The UAE is relying on mercenaries to do its dirty work in Yemen and beyond, writes David Isenberg.

Emirati-backed Yemen forces seize control of Hodeida airport

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Emirati-backed Yemen forces seize control of Hodeida airport

The capture of Hodeida airport from Houthi rebels marks a major step toward retaking the key port city.

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