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Yemen separatist leader says Hodeidah offensive will not stop

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ABU DHABI A campaign to drive the Houthi movement from Yemen's main port of Hodeidah, which resumed this month after peace talks failed, will not be halted again until the city is captured, a Yemeni commander leading southern separatist forces said on Thursday.

Germany approves arms sale to Saudi after Yemen war ban promise

BERLIN Germany approved a delivery of weapons to Saudi Arabia, a government document showed on Wednesday, after saying it would halt arms sales to countries involved in the war in Yemen.

World, Saudi Arabia, Sep 19 2018

Yemen central bank nearly doubles interest rate to halt riyal plunge

ADEN Yemen's central bank, based in territory controlled by its exiled government, nearly doubled its interest rate on Wednesday in an effort to stabilize the riyal after violent demonstrations against a plunging currency.

Sep 19 2018

UPDATE 1-Yemen central bank nearly doubles interest rate to halt riyal plunge

ADEN, Sept 19 Yemen's central bank, based in territory controlled by its exiled government, nearly doubled its interest rate on Wednesday in an effort to stabilise the riyal after violent demonstrations against a plunging currency.

Financials, Sep 19 2018

Lives of hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children hang in balance - charity

BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children could die if renewed attacks damage or temporarily close the key port of Hodeidah, Save the Children said on Wednesday, after heavy fighting in the area resumed.

Sep 18 2018

Eighteen fishermen killed off Yemen's Red Sea coast

DUBAI A frigate attacked a fishing boat off Yemen's Red Sea port of al-Khoukha, killing 18 fishermen on Tuesday, relatives said. The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group denied reports that it had carried out the attack.

World, Sep 18 2018

Saudi-led coalition strikes navy school in Yemen's Hodeidah: al-Masirah TV

CAIRO A Saudi-led coalition struck a navy school in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah, the Houthis' al-Masirah TV said late on Monday.

World, Sep 17 2018

Saudi Arabia reports cholera infection in southern province

RIYADH Saudi Arabia confirmed one cholera case and said three others were suspected in an area bordering Yemen, where an epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people, Saudi state TV said, citing a health ministry official.

Health, Sep 17 2018

Saudi-led air strike kills four at Yemen radio station, U.N. intensifies diplomacy

DUBAI A air strike by the Saudi-led coalition against a radio station in Yemen's Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah killed four people on Sunday, residents and medical sources said.

World, United Nations, Sep 16 2018

Saudi says it destroyed missile Houthis fired at Jizan province

CAIRO Houthi forces fighting a Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen fired a missile over the border targeting the Jizan Industrial City in southern Saudi Arabia on Saturday, but Saudi air defense forces said they had intercepted and destroyed the projectile.

World, Saudi Arabia, Sep 15 2018

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