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Two billion dollars needed to avert famine in Yemen, UN says

In Geneva international delegates need to raise two point one billion dollars if they're to save millions of severely malnourished Yemenis.

In Geneva international delegates need to raise two point one billion dollars if they're to save millions of severely malnourished Yemenis.

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US intensifies Yemen airstrikes

The Pentagon says a further 20 US strikes have targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula since the middle of last week.

The Pentagon says a further 20 US strikes have targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula since the middle of last week.

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Drone footage shows over 100, 000 Houthi supporters at Sanaa rally

Aerial footage shot in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on March 26 shows over one hundred thousand individuals gathered to show their support for the Houthi movement.

Aerial footage shot in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on March 26 shows over one hundred thousand individuals gathered to show their support for the Houthi movement.

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Sanaa rally marks two years of conflict in Yemen

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have rallied on the streets of the Yemeni capital in support of the Houthi movement.

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have rallied on the streets of the Yemeni capital in support of the Houthi movement.

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Dozens of Somali refugees killed in airstrike off Yemen

More than 40 Somali refugees have been killed when the boat they were travelling in was attacked, according to the International Organisation for Migration.

More than 40 Somali refugees have been killed when the boat they were travelling in was attacked, according to the International Organisation for Migration.

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Anger and dismay in countries targeted by Trump travel ban

The United Nations has voiced its concern amid reports that tens of thousands of refugees already vetted for resettlement to the United States will now be stranded in crisis…

The United Nations has voiced its concern amid reports that tens of thousands of refugees already vetted for resettlement to the United States will now be stranded in crisis…

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US targets Al-Qaeda in Yemen, as humanitarian situation worsens

This month marks two years since a Saudi-led coalition entered the conflict in support of Hadi's government. UN efforts to broker peace and seven ceasefire deals have failed to end the fighting.

This month marks two years since a Saudi-led coalition entered the conflict in support of Hadi's government. UN efforts to broker peace and seven ceasefire deals have failed to end the fighting.

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Yemen: UN says one child dies every ten minutes from a preventable disease

The time to act is now, according to campaign group Human Rights Watch. Activists say the international community must give its financial backing to humanitarian efforts in the country and is warning

The time to act is now, according to campaign group Human Rights Watch. Activists say the international community must give its financial backing to humanitarian efforts in the country and is warning

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UN warns of looming famine in Yemen

A senior humanitarian official is urging both sides in Yemen's civil war to allow more access to the country's ports to let much-needed food, fuel and medicines in.

A senior humanitarian official is urging both sides in Yemen's civil war to allow more access to the country's ports to let much-needed food, fuel and medicines in.

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UN launches Yemen aid appeal in bid to avert famine

The United Nations has appealed for nearly 2 billion euros to provide life-saving assistance to avert famine in war-ravaged Yemen.

The United Nations has appealed for nearly 2 billion euros to provide life-saving assistance to avert famine in war-ravaged Yemen.

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Trump meets family of US Navy Seal killed in 'successful' Yemen raid

US President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware yesterday (February 1) in an unexpected visit to meet the family of Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens who was killed in the first op

US President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware yesterday (February 1) in an unexpected visit to meet the family of Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens who was killed in the first op

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Trump honours return of fallen Navy seal

US President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka returned to Washington on Wednesday night following a trip to honour the returning remains of a navy officer killed in a weekend raid in…

US President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka returned to Washington on Wednesday night following a trip to honour the returning remains of a navy officer killed in a weekend raid in…

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US commandos launch major raid on al Qaeda stronghold

At least one American soldier has been killed and three others wounded during a raid against an al Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen, the US military says.

At least one American soldier has been killed and three others wounded during a raid against an al Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen, the US military says.

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Yemen has 'only 3 months supply' of some key food stocks

Yemen has only around three months supply of wheat stocks and could see similar shortages of other food grains such as rice.

Yemen has only around three months supply of wheat stocks and could see similar shortages of other food grains such as rice.

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UN raises alarm about hunger and insecurity in Yemen

The UN says the number of civilians killed in the country's war is now estimated to be more than 10,000, with some 40,000 injured

The UN says the number of civilians killed in the country's war is now estimated to be more than 10,000, with some 40,000 injured

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Dozens die in Yemen suicide attack

Officials say soldiers were queuing up to collect their salaries near a military base in the Khor Maksar district of Aden when an ISIL attacker blew himself up.

Officials say soldiers were queuing up to collect their salaries near a military base in the Khor Maksar district of Aden when an ISIL attacker blew himself up.

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Chorus of condemnation greets Houthi government in Yemen

Many international organisations including the UN have criticised the move by Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi rebels to form a government in Sana'a.

Many international organisations including the UN have criticised the move by Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi rebels to form a government in Sana'a.

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Airstrike kills 12 civilians in Yemen

Twelve civilians have been killed in Yemen in another airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition that’s been fighting Shiite Houthi rebels since March…

Twelve civilians have been killed in Yemen in another airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition that’s been fighting Shiite Houthi rebels since March…

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Deadly clashes in run-up to Yemen ceasefire

After 20 months of war, deadly clashes have continued to rage in Yemen ahead of a planned ceasefire.

After 20 months of war, deadly clashes have continued to rage in Yemen ahead of a planned ceasefire.

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UN-backed truce comes into force in Yemen

Truce begins in Yemen as aid workers hope to use the peace to help parts of the country cut off for months

Truce begins in Yemen as aid workers hope to use the peace to help parts of the country cut off for months

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Yemenis in Sanaa react to new 72-hour ceasefire

In Yemen, residents in the capital Sanaa have reacted to the UN’s announcement that a 72-hour ceasefire will start late on Wednesday, by calling for a permanent end to the…

In Yemen, residents in the capital Sanaa have reacted to the UN’s announcement that a 72-hour ceasefire will start late on Wednesday, by calling for a permanent end to the…

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Yemen's warring sides agree to a truce

The UN has announced a ceasefire between Yemen’s warring parties which is to start Wednesday night local time.

The UN has announced a ceasefire between Yemen’s warring parties which is to start Wednesday night local time.