Yemen

Saudi Arabia Evacuates Over Half of Rural Areas Along Border with Yemen

The Riyadh government has evacuated 60 Percent of Villages along the kingdom’s border with Yemen at the order of senior Saudi officials, media reports said Saturday. “More than 60 percent of Saudi Arabia’s villages located along Saudi Arabia-Yemen border have been evacuated by the kingdom’s border guards,” the Arabic-language al-Ahad …

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Saudi-led strikes on Yemen detention center killed 60

SANA: (Iblagh Desk)- Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on security buildings in Yemen’s west, including a detention center, killed 60 people, an official said Sunday. “Sixty people in total were killed and dozens were wounded,” said a health official from the coastal province of Hodeidah where the two raids took place on …

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Yemeni Tribes Join Forces to Counter Saudi Aggression

SANA: (Iblagh Desk)- Yemeni tribes in different provinces joined forces to counter the deadly Saudi aggression against their country, vowing revenge for the blood of the innocent. In the Northwestern province of Hajjah, the tribes of the Sharafein district expressed their readiness to deploy forces to the battleground in response …

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Deadly Saudi strikes break Yemen truce

Three people lost their lives on Thursday, when Saudi fighter jets struck a bridge in the Harf Sufyan district of Amran province, located 53 kilometers northwest of the capital Sana’a, Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported. Another three people were killed in the Baqim district of Sa’ada when Saudi warplanes …

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Saudi Attacks on Yemen Continue ahead of Planned Ceasefire

[/caption]Saudi warplanes on Tuesday pounded several areas in Yemen, including an airport in the northwestern province of al-Hudaydah, a day before going into effect of a United Nations-brokered ceasefire in the Arabian Peninsula country According to the Arabic-language Al-Mayadeen TV, the fighter jets of the Saudi-led coalition attacked the airport …

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US Activists Urge Obama to Stop Supporting Saudi War in Yemen

A number of US activists gathered in front of the White House in Washington DC to urge President Obama and Congress to end supporting Saudi Arabia and push for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Yemen, to ensure access to essential food, fuel and medical supplies by re-opening air and …

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Yemen wants UN intervention to end Saudi war

Saleh al-Samad, the head of Yemen’s Supreme Political Council, in two separate letters addressed to outgoing UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and President of the UN Security Council Vitaly Churkin on Sunday, said that the Saudi-led coalition has been committing “vicious and unprecedented” crimes against innocent Yemeni civilians over the …

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Houthis free two American prisoners in Yemen

Speaking to reporters in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Saturday, US Secretary of State John Kerry said the Americans, who were not identified, left Yemen for Oman. The top US diplomat further said the two were freed as part of complicated diplomatic arrangement that included airlifts for the Yemenis …

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Saudi Arabia admits bombing Yemen funeral

Saudi Arabia has admitted that it bombed a funeral in the Yemeni capital that killed more than 140 people last week after initially denying it. A statement by a Saudi investigative body said on Saturday the kingdom carried out the strike based on what it called bad information. Saudi warplanes …

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