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U.N. hunger chief tells Gulf nations to "step up" in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gulf states must shell out more money to tackle widespread hunger in Yemen, which has been devastated by two years of civil war, the head of the World Food Programme said on Friday.

WHO plans global war on cholera as Yemen caseload nears 700,000

GENEVA The World Health Organization will next month launch a strategy to stop cholera transmission by 2030, it said on Monday, as an unprecedented outbreak in Yemen raced towards 700,000 suspected cases with little sign of slowing down.

Health, Sep 18 2017

Three suspected al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strike

ADEN, Yemen Three suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in a drone strike in southern Yemen late on Thursday, a local security official and residents said.

World, Sep 15 2017

Yemen's Houthi leader says could target Saudi oil tankers if Hodeidah attacked

DUBAI Yemen's Houthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi said on Thursday his group could target Saudi oil tankers should Saudi Arabia attack Yemen's main port at Hodeidah.

UPDATE 2-Yemen's Houthi leader says could target Saudi oil tankers if Hodeidah attacked

DUBAI, Sept 14 Yemen's Houthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi said on Thursday his group could target Saudi oil tankers should Saudi Arabia attack Yemen's main port at Hodeidah.

Industrials, Energy, Sep 14 2017

Yemen's Houthi leader says could target Saudi oil tankers if Hodeida attacked

DUBAI, Sept 14 Yemen's Houthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi said on Thursday his group could target Saudi oil tankers should Saudi Arabia attack Yemen's main port at Hodeida.

Energy, Sep 14 2017

China backs U.N. call for justice in Yemen, U.S. and Saudis don't

GENEVA China signaled on Wednesday it was willing to back an international inquiry into atrocities in Yemen, as demanded by the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, but Saudi Arabia and the United States said they did not support the idea.

Saudi coalition investigates own air strikes, clears itself

RIYADH A panel set up by the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen to investigate civilian casualties found a series of deadly air strikes largely justified, citing the presence of armed militiamen at the homes, schools and clinics that were targeted.

World, United Nations, Sep 12 2017

Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen has been freed: Oman

DUBAI An Indian priest kidnapped by gunmen in Yemen last year has been freed, Oman's state news agency ONA said on Tuesday, posting a picture of him appearing in good health after being transferred to the Omani capital Muscat.

World, Sep 12 2017

Human Rights Watch says Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen are war crimes

DUBAI Human Rights Watch accused the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen of war crimes on Tuesday, saying its air strikes killed 39 civilians including 26 children in two months.

World, United Nations, Sep 12 2017

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