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    US forces occupy Yemen airbase after leaving Afghanistan

    A group of the military forces that the US has taken out of Afghanistan have been sent over to Yemen, where they have occupied a strategic southwestern airbase.

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    Defying Trump, US House votes to block Saudi arms sales

    The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday approved three resolutions aimed at blocking President Donald Trump's planned sale of guided missiles and other weapons to Saudi Arabia.

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    Eight Civilians Killed as Saudi Bombs Fall on Sana’a

    On Tuesday, San'aa government claimed responsibility for twin drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's main East-West oil pipeline, saying they were a response to "crimes" committed by Riyadh during the bloody air war it has led

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    Yemen's war: Four years on, what Houthi rule looks like

    At a checkpoint on the outskirts of the capital Sanaa, Abu Ali and his colleagues are on duty, inspecting passengers and vehicles entering the capital city which has been under Houthi control since 2014.

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    Warring sides in Yemen agree to cease-fire in Hudaydah

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the Yemeni warring parties have reached an agreement on a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah, as a new round of peace talks aimed at.

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    Yemen warring sides agree to reopen Sana'a airport

    Yemen's warring parties have reportedly agreed to reopen the airport in the capital Sana'a, which was shuttered last year after numerous attacks by Saudi Arabia.

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    UN: 20 million Yemenis are hungry, 250,000 face catastrophe

    Twenty million people in war-torn Yemen are hungry — a staggering 70 per cent of the population and a 15 per cent increase from last year — and for the first time 250,000 are facing.

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    Yemen peace talks begin in Sweden

    Peace talks between the Yemeni government and rebels, aimed at ending four years of warthat has pushed 14 million people to the brink of famine, were due to open Thursday in Sweden.

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    US wants UN to delay Yemen resolution

    The United States on Tuesday told the UN Security Council that a draft resolution demanding a truce in Yemen should be put on hold until peace talks are held in Sweden in early December.

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    Argentina opens war crimes inquiry on Saudi crown prince ahead of G-20 summit

    Argentina has opened an inquiry on whether to press criminal charges against Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his role in leading the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen.

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    Demonstrations in Yemen Signals Unbowed Resistance To Saudi War

    Today we march to announce our readiness to confront the Saudi alliance more than ever before,” said Abdulrahman Al-Hamran, a demonstrator in al Sabeen, Yemen. Al-Hamran.

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    Yemen: 85,000 children may have died from starvation

    As many as 85,000 children in Yemen have starved to death in the past three years during its brutal war, an aid group reported on Wednesday. Using data compiled by the United Nation.

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    Yemen rebel calls for halt to military operations

    A high-ranking Yemeni rebel official urged his leadership on Monday to freeze military operations and stop firing missiles into Saudi Arabia as the UN prepares for peace talks.

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    US to stop refueling of Saudi aircrafts in Yemen war

    The refueling change does not affect the US military assistance and training to improve the Saudi airstrikes, which have reportedly caused thousands of civilian deaths.

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    Charities demand Yemen ceasefire as half the population starves

    Thirty-five Yemeni and international NGOs called Wednesday for an "immediate cessation of hostilities" in Yemen, where they warned 14 million people were now "on the brink of famine".

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    Saudi Arabia’s human rights record under fire at UN

    Saudi Arabia insisted at the UN on Monday that its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be “fair”, amid a barrage of criticism from countries over the brutal murder.

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    Yemen’s plight still invisible as Khashoggi murder comes to light

    Dubai:- The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has triggered a diplomatic and public relations (PR) crisis for Saudi Arabia, but little may change for the victims of the Yemen war.

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    Starving Yemenis eat leaves to survive amid war: Report

    Many Yemeni families reportedly have nothing to eat but leaves as a humanitarian crisis caused by Saudi Arabia's deadly bombing campaign on the impoverished state reaches a critical stage.

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    Yemen war a ‘living hell’ for children: Unicef

    Twenty children, most under the age of two, being treated at the ward in Sab’een Hospital are among hundreds of thousands of children suffering from severe malnutrition in the impoverished country.

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    New UN rights chief urges accountability in Yemen

    The United Nations human rights boss Michelle Bachelet has called on Saudi Arabia to hold to account the perpetrators of deadly airstrikes on civilians in Yemen.

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    Spain cancels sale of 400 bombs to Saudi Arabia

    The Saudi-led coalition’s recent slaughter of Yemeni children has prompted the Spanish defense ministry to cancel a €9.2-million deal to sell Saudis 400 precision bombs.

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    Yemen: 19 fishermen missing after Saudi airstrike

    As many as 19 fishermen have reportedly gone missing after a Saudi Arabian airstrike on fishing boats off Yemen’s western coastline, which has come under an unrelenting Saudi-led offensive.

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    Yemen war: 'Nowhere left to hide' for 400,000 trapped in Hodeidah

    More than 120,000 Yemenis had already fled the war-ravaged city since the start of June, most of them heading to the relative safety of the capital, Sanaa, about 170km away.

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    UN accuses Saudi-UAE alliance of possible war crimes in Yemen

    The United Nations has accused the Saudi-UAE military alliance of committing possible war crimes in Yemen, adding there was "little evidence of any attempt ... to minimise civilian casualties.

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