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Mohamed Ghobari

UAE sends 12 former Guantanamo detainees to Yemen -lawyer, official

Oct 28 2021

ADEN The United Arab Emirates has sent 12 Yemenis, initially detained at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. military prison, to Yemen where they are expected to be released, a local official and a lawyer said on Thursday.

Temperature rising in south Yemen as rivalries fuel power shortage

Jun 07 2021

ADEN In Yemen's southern port city of Aden, Nawfal al-Mojamal struggles to keep Soviet-era machinery running at the main power plant as electricity outages fray the nerves of residents already fed up with poor services and political wrangling.

Yemen to get first COVID-19 shots by March through COVAX, Saudi could pay for others

Feb 05 2021

DUBAI/ADEN Yemen expects a first batch of 2.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by March through the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility, and Saudi Arabia could separately finance shots for around 50% of the population, agencies involved have said.

Saudi Arabia moves to secure Yemen Red Sea ports after UAE drawdown

Jul 11 2019

DUBAI/ADEN Saudi Arabia's military in Yemen has moved in to secure two strategic Red Sea ports and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after its leading ally the United Arab Emirates substantially reduced its presence there, four sources familiar with the matter said.

Heavy weapons fire rocks Yemen's Hodeidah as U.N. pushes to clinch troop pullout

Mar 25 2019

ADEN Yemen's warring parties exchanged heavy weapons fire overnight in Hodeidah, residents and military sources said, as the United Nations scrambled to salvage a ceasefire deal in the Yemeni port city that is a lifeline for millions at risk of starvation.

Deminers attacked near grain stores in Yemen port

Jan 30 2019

ADEN A demining team came under gunfire while trying to clear access to grain silos in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah, a lifeline for millions facing starvation, with both parties to the conflict blaming the other for the incident late on Tuesday.

Yemen talks set to start in Sweden after wounded Houthis evacuated

Dec 03 2018

ADEN/DUBAI Yemeni Houthi officials are expected to travel to Sweden shortly for talks as early as Wednesday to end the nearly four-year-old war after the Saudi-led coalition allowed the evacuation of some of their wounded for treatment.

UAE says it wants Yemen peace deal but Houthis must leave Hodeidah

Jun 26 2018

ABU DHABI/ADEN The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Tuesday an Arab coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen was cooperating with a U.N. envoy to end fighting, but the Houthis must quit the port city of Hodeidah as a condition for any peace deal.

UAE says it wants Yemen peace deal but Houthis must leave Hodeidah

Jun 26 2018

ABU DHABI/ADEN, June 26 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Tuesday an Arab coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen was cooperating with a U.N. envoy to end fighting, but the Houthis must quit the port city of Hodeidah as a condition for any peace deal.

Houthi missile and Saudi-led air strikes strain Yemen truce

Nov 19 2016

SANAA A 48-hour truce aimed at ending Yemen's civil war came under pressure on Saturday as residents said fighting was still going on in parts of the country.

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