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Cholera broke out in Yemen a year and half ago, triggered by the war between a Saudi-led coalition and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels amid a worsening humanitarian crisis.

Using starvation as a weapon of war has become a 'new normal' in conflict, says Save the Children, with more hundreds of thousands of children likely to die this year.

<em>Cholera</em> scare on Algeria-France flight

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Cholera scare on Algeria-France flight

A sick eight-year-old triggered a cholera scare onboard a flight from the Algerian city of Oran to Perpignan in southern France on Wednesday.

Yemen faces new surge in <em>cholera</em> cases: UN

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Yemen faces new surge in cholera cases: UN

The UN warned Yemen faces a possible third wave of a cholera epidemic, following a jump in the number of suspected cases over recent ...

Algeria's <em>cholera</em> 'outbreak now confined to one area'

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Algeria's cholera 'outbreak now confined to one area'

The Algerian health ministry has announced that the cholera outbreak is confined to the Blida area.

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UN warns of 'third wave' cholera epidemic in Yemen

The war-torn country has already seen over 1 million suspected cholera cases, what the UN has called "the largest outbreak on record".

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Hundreds of Egyptian Hajj pilgrims ‘poisoned’ in Saudi Arabia

118 pilgrims from Egypt had been struck by an unknown poisoning epidemic in their hotel in Saudi Arabia.

Hannah Porter

Saudi Arabia and Egypt grant impunity with military pardons

Analysis: The military pardons issued by Saudi Arabia and Egypt are effectively an admission of misconduct, writes Hannah Porter.

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Saudi-led coalition defends deadly Yemen bus attack

A deadly airstrike on a bus in Yemen that killed dozens of children was claimed by the Saudi-led coalition which claimed it was targeting ...

Dozens of children killed in Yemen bus attack

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Dozens of children killed in Yemen bus attack

An attack on a bus carrying children in rebel-held northern Yemen on Thursday left dozens of people dead or wounded.

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Aid groups protest ongoing bombing of Sanaa airport

Aid groups said the international airport in Yemen's capital has been hit with an average of one bomb every two weeks since a Saudi-led ...

Yemeni rights group calls for investigation on Hodeida massacre

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Yemeni rights group calls for investigation on Hodeida massacre

Rights Radar has called for a 'fair and impartial' investigation after 55 people were killed when bombs struck Hodeida last week.

Dozens killed in airstrikes on Yemen's Hodeida

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Dozens killed in airstrikes on Yemen's Hodeida

At least 20 people were killed on Thursday in an airstrike outside a hospital and the bombardment of a fish market in Yemen's rebel-held port ...

Thousands more children flee the fighting in Yemen's Hodeida

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Thousands more children flee the fighting in Yemen's Hodeida

Save the Children estimated that 6,238 people — half of them children — leave Hodeida on average “every single day.”

Call for Yemen ceasefire as Hodeida attacks escalate

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Call for Yemen ceasefire as Hodeida attacks escalate

A Save the Children poll found more than half of the British public want the UK Government to call for a ceasefire in Yemen.

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Yemen at risk of another cholera outbreak, says UN

The warning came after airstrikes hit a sanitation facility and station that supplies the port city Hodeida with most of its water.

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Fresh Saudi-led coalition airstrikes pound Yemen's Hodeida province: UN

The UN said air raids have struck Yemen's Red Sea province of Hodeida for three days, damaging a water plant and placing civilians at 'extreme ...

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Hodeidah becomes breeding ground for cholera: Save the Children

The coastal city of Hodeidah has been the target of a UAE and Saudi-led military alliance. A potential siege on the Yemeni port city could be ...

Henrietta H. Fore

This is what collapsing systems look like in Yemen

Comment: It is the face of a father who has to choose between buying food for his family or buying medicine for his sick wife, writes UNICEF's ...

Saudi Arabia pardons soldiers over Yemen conflict

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Saudi Arabia pardons soldiers over Yemen conflict

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, which has displaced two million people, helped spawn a cholera epidemic, ...

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Saudi Arabia says Houthi missile intercepted from Yemen

The Houthi rebels said a short-range ballistic missile had been fired at a military "supply depot" on Saudi Arabia's western coast.

UN backs efforts to start new Yemen peace talks

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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 ...

Saudi coalition hits Houthi rebels outside Yemen's Hodeida

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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.

Yemeni citizens in Hodeida suffer under coalition siege

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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 ...

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