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Arab coalition rejects Yemen claims

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The Joint Action Team (JIAT) of the Arab coalition rejected allegations on airstrikes and rights abuses in Yemen on Thursday. He investigated three allegations of the coalition’s operational behavior in the media and rights groups. Saudi Arabia runs a national coalition to support the internationally recognized government in Yemen in …

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US Dig up Evidence of Iran Supplying Weapons to Yemen

US Dig up Evidence of Iran Supplying Weapons to Yemen

Recently, the Pentagon unearthed weapons deployed to Afghanistan and Yemen, and according to evidence, the blame goes to Iran. This action was mainly pushed forward by the US president Donald Trump who wished to curb illegal activities in Tehran. However, Iran denied the accusations claiming they were not responsible for …

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Drone Attack Kills Five Al Qaeda Fighters

Drone Attack Kills Five Al Qaeda Fighters

An official announced on Sunday that a drone attack apparently carried out by the United States, killed around five supposed Al Qaeda militants, which includes a local commander from central Yemen’s Bayda province. In Yemen, the US military can be regarded as the only military force that handles and manages …

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Lack of access to education for ⅓ of Yemenese girls

31% of the girls in Yemen don’t have access to education. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said, “Due to conflict, girls are at a higher risk of losing access to primary or secondary education. Every single girl has the right to have every skill available …

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Yemen activist once held by Houthis slams UN peace drive as ‘naive’

Yemen activist once held by Houthis slams UN peace drive as ‘naive’

A Yemeni activist who was held and allegedly tortured for months by Houthi militia this week criticized the UN-backed peace process for his country as “naive,” warning against “humanizing” his captors. Hisham Al-Omeisy, an outspoken activist, journalist and political commentator, was arrested in August 2017 after speaking out against restrictions …

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Houthi rebels in Yemen are taking and torturing hostages

Houthi rebels in Yemen are taking and torturing hostages

At least 6,660 civilians have been killed and 10,563 injured in fighting since then, according to the UN. Thousands more civilians have died from preventable causes, including malnutrition, disease and poor health. Human Rights Watch said, “Rather than treat detainees humanely, some Houthi officials are exploiting their power to turn …

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Hodeidah Offensive Will Not Stop: Yemen Separatist Leader

Hodeidah Offensive Will Not Stop: Yemen Separatist Leader

UAE-led troops launched a major offensive in Hodeidah in June this year but suspended it after several weeks to allow the possibility for U.N.-brokered peace talks. The campaign resumed this month after the Houthis failed to attend the talks. Zubaidi’s separatists have occasionally fought alongside forces of President Abd Rabbu Mansour …

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UNICEF: Yemen war, a ‘living hell’ for children

UNICEF: Yemen war, a 'living hell' for children

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 that has been ravaged by a more than three years of war. “The conflict has made Yemen a living …

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Yemen war can be ended by regaining Hodeidah

Yemen war can be ended by regaining Hodeidah

Hodeidah has become the key component in ending the three-year war in Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition’s push to regain Hodeidah, through which 90% of the food which Yemen imports passes, was designed in such a way that it did not exacerbate the war but would enable it to bring it …

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Geneva debacle boosts military operation

Geneva debacle boosts military operation

The Yemeni government has vowed to use all options including the military force to rout Al Houthis after the collapse of UN-brokered talks in Geneva due to the Iran-allied militants intransigence earlier this week. The talks, which would have been the first in two years, fizzled out after Al Houthis …

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Airstrike Kills One of Al-Qaeda Heads in Yemen

Airstrike Kills One of Al-Qaeda Heads in Yemen

Extremists have significantly strengthened their positions in the country, especially after the beginning of the civil war between the Houthi movement and the government, headed by President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi. The government is supported by a Saudi-led coalition, which has been carrying out airstrikes against the Houthis at his …

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U.N. seeks to build trust as first step towards peace

U.N. seeks to build trust as first step towards peace

Yemen’s first round of peace talks in almost three years aims to build confidence between the warring sides, U.N. mediator Martin Griffiths said on Wednesday, playing down a delay in the arrival of one delegation. Griffiths wants Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and the Iranian-aligned Houthi movement to work towards a deal …

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The US Hits Al-Qaeda With Serial Airstrikes in Yemen

The US Hits Al-Qaeda With Serial Airstrikes in Yemen

The AQAP terrorist network is taking advantage of the situation in Yemen to use the country as a base for plotting, directing and encouraging terror attacks abroad, the release added. Yemen is engulfed in an armed conflict between the government headed by Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and the Houthi movement, …

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