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U.N., Russia warn against assault on main Yemeni port

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GENEVA United Nations and Russian officials warned on Tuesday against any attack by Saudi-led coalition forces on the Houthi-held Yemeni port of Hodeidah, the aid lifeline for a country where millions of people are in desperate need of food.

U.N. raises $1.1 billion for Yemen, half of needs for 2017

GENEVA Donor countries have pledged nearly $1.1 billion for humanitarian aid to Yemen, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at the end of a one-day pledging conference on Tuesday.

World, United Nations, Apr 25 2017

Gulf states must donate to avert famine in Yemen: U.N.

GENEVA The top United Nations humanitarian official called on Monday for Gulf countries to help avert mass starvation in Yemen, where two years of war have left millions at risk of famine.

World, United Nations, Apr 24 2017

Drone strike kills 3 civilians, four militants in Yemen: residents

ADEN Three Yemeni civilians were killed when a drone attacked four suspected al Qaeda militants traveling in a vehicle in the southern part of the country, residents and a local official said on Monday.

World, Apr 24 2017

Drone strike kills 3 civilians, four militants in Yemen- residents

ADEN, April 24 Three Yemeni civilians were killed when a drone attacked four suspected al Qaeda militants traveling in a vehicle in the southern part of the country, residents and a local official said on Monday.

Industrials Apr 24 2017

Weighing arms sale, U.S. seeks Saudi pledge on Yemen civilian casualties

WASHINGTON The United States wants new commitments from Saudi Arabia to improve its targeting procedures to minimize civilian casualties in its part in the Yemen civil war as it weighs resuming sales of precision-guided munitions to Riyadh, U.S. officials told Reuters.

'Famine-like conditions' in areas of Yemen: WFP

GENEVA "Famine-like conditions" have been detected in areas of Yemen, although an official declaration of famine has yet to be made, the U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) told Reuters on Thursday.

World, United Nations, Apr 20 2017

Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, killing 12 officers

DUBAI A Saudi helicopter came down during military operations in Yemen on Tuesday, killing 12 officers aboard, Saudi media reported, and a Yemeni defense ministry news website said the cause was friendly fire.

World, Apr 18 2017

Friendly fire brought down Saudi helicopter in Yemen- Yemeni news website

DUBAI A Saudi helicopter that came down in Yemen on Tuesday killing 12 officers was shot down in a friendly fire incident, the Yemen defense ministry's news website reported.

World, Apr 18 2017

Yemen war needs a political solution: U.S. defense secretary

RIYADH A political solution through U.N.-brokered negotiations is needed to resolve the conflict in Yemen, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday as he made his first trip in the role to Saudi Arabia.

Politics, Election 2016, Apr 18 2017

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