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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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Yemenis protest after airstrikes kill over 140 at funeral

Hundreds of Yemenis protest in front of the United Nations building in the capital Sanaa to denounce air strikes which killed 140.

Hundreds of Yemenis protest in front of the United Nations building in the capital Sanaa to denounce air strikes which killed 140.

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'More than 140' killed in airstrike on Yemen funeral

Houthi officials blame Saudi-led warplanes for an airstrike as thousands of mourners gathered in Sanaa. The Arab coalition denies involvement.

Houthi officials blame Saudi-led warplanes for an airstrike as thousands of mourners gathered in Sanaa. The Arab coalition denies involvement.

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'Scores killed' in attack on Yemen funeral hall

Houthi officials blame Saudi-led warplanes for an airstrike as thousands of mourners gathered in Sanaa. The Arab coalition denies involvement.

Houthi officials blame Saudi-led warplanes for an airstrike as thousands of mourners gathered in Sanaa. The Arab coalition denies involvement.

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Yemen : The forgotten war

With Millions malnourished and in danger of death, the civil war in Yemen rages on

With Millions malnourished and in danger of death, the civil war in Yemen rages on

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Ten children reported dead in air strike, as parliament convenes in Yemen

At least ten children have been killed and 28 others have been injured in northern Yemen, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres, in what the country’s Houthi group said was a Saudi air strike on a…

At least ten children have been killed and 28 others have been injured in northern Yemen, according to Medecins Sans Frontieres, in what the country’s Houthi group said was a Saudi air strike on a…

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Houthis defending Yemen from US and Israel, leader tells euronews

America and Israel are the sworn enemies of the Ansar Allah Movement, the Houthis. The armed political-religious group is based in the city of Saada

America and Israel are the sworn enemies of the Ansar Allah Movement, the Houthis. The armed political-religious group is based in the city of Saada

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Yemen peace talks set to start on Thursday

Talks to end the war in Yemen are set to get underway in Kuwait later on Thursday (April 21). The UN-backed talks were supposed to start on Monday

Talks to end the war in Yemen are set to get underway in Kuwait later on Thursday (April 21). The UN-backed talks were supposed to start on Monday

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MSF condemns strike on Yemen hospital, says four people killed

Aid agency Médécins sans Frontières (MSF) has strongly condemned an attack on a facility it supports in northern Yemen. A projectile hit the Shiara

Aid agency Médécins sans Frontières (MSF) has strongly condemned an attack on a facility it supports in northern Yemen. A projectile hit the Shiara

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Yemen hopes Geneva peace talks will end months of violence

The people of Yemen are pinning their hopes for an end to months of civil war on forth coming peace talks to be held in Geneva next week. The Yemeni

The people of Yemen are pinning their hopes for an end to months of civil war on forth coming peace talks to be held in Geneva next week. The Yemeni

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Yemen's exiled PM returns to Aden

Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah has returned from exile to make a trip to the strategically-important city of Aden. Bahah, also the vice president

Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah has returned from exile to make a trip to the strategically-important city of Aden. Bahah, also the vice president

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UPDATE: Fighting steps up in Yemen, despite new peace talks

At least 20 people have been killed at a market in the town of Marib, east of Sana’a in rocket fire from Houthi rebels. According to eyewitnesses and

At least 20 people have been killed at a market in the town of Marib, east of Sana’a in rocket fire from Houthi rebels. According to eyewitnesses and

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Yemen 'crumbling' under humanitarian crisis: ICRC chief

Yemen is “crumbling” under a deepening humanitarian crisis after months of civil war, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross said

Yemen is “crumbling” under a deepening humanitarian crisis after months of civil war, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross said

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Stranded Yemenis return home as UN peace talks are announced

With peace talks on the horizon a few of the thousands of Yemenis stranded abroad have made it back to the capital Sana’a. Two planes: one from Egypt

With peace talks on the horizon a few of the thousands of Yemenis stranded abroad have made it back to the capital Sana’a. Two planes: one from Egypt

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Emergency aid arrives in conflict-hit Yemen as air strikes continue

As the Saudi-led coalition pursues air strikes on Shi’ite Houthi rebels in Yemen – now in their third week – the humanitarian situation on the ground

As the Saudi-led coalition pursues air strikes on Shi’ite Houthi rebels in Yemen – now in their third week – the humanitarian situation on the ground

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Pakistan to remain neutral on Yemen conflict

Saudi-led airstrikes have hit Yemen’s capital Sana’a early on Friday morning. The attacks targeted military positions used by soldiers loyal to

Saudi-led airstrikes have hit Yemen’s capital Sana’a early on Friday morning. The attacks targeted military positions used by soldiers loyal to

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Global perspectives on Yemen: Overview

Yemen is embroiled in a bitter civil war between Houthi forces, who have captured the capital Sanaa, and troops loyal to the President Abd-Rabbu

Yemen is embroiled in a bitter civil war between Houthi forces, who have captured the capital Sanaa, and troops loyal to the President Abd-Rabbu

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UK closes embassy in Yemen amid civil war fears

The UK, US and France are closing their embassies in Yemen. The move comes amid the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the

The UK, US and France are closing their embassies in Yemen. The move comes amid the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the

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Yemen: Houthi leader defends power takeover

In Yemen, leader of the Houthis Abdul Malik defends a takeover of power his rivals and the Gulf Cooperation Council have denounced as a political coup.

In Yemen, leader of the Houthis Abdul Malik defends a takeover of power his rivals and the Gulf Cooperation Council have denounced as a political coup.

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Yemen's Houthis assume power and dissolve parliament

The United Nations and the United States have condemned Yemen’s dominant Houthi group for dissolving parliament. The move was also denounced by the

The United Nations and the United States have condemned Yemen’s dominant Houthi group for dissolving parliament. The move was also denounced by the

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US counter-terrorism campaign 'paralysed' by Yemen turmoil

Thousands of people have demonstrated in Yemen against the Houthis, a minority Shi’ite group that now dominates the country. Two days ago it forced

Thousands of people have demonstrated in Yemen against the Houthis, a minority Shi’ite group that now dominates the country. Two days ago it forced

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Yemen protests in wake of president's resignation

Protests have swept across Yemen in the wake of the president’s resignation which has left a gaping political void. In the south of the country

Protests have swept across Yemen in the wake of the president’s resignation which has left a gaping political void. In the south of the country

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Yemen's president resigns after standoff with Houthi rebels

Yemen’s embattled president has resigned, giving up on his two year mission to steer the country to stability. Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi said he had

Yemen’s embattled president has resigned, giving up on his two year mission to steer the country to stability. Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi said he had

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Ceasefire agreed in Sanaa after heavy fighting in Yemen capital

Intense artillery and gun battles near the presidential palace that have shaken the capital of Yemen since Monday morning appear to be ending after

Intense artillery and gun battles near the presidential palace that have shaken the capital of Yemen since Monday morning appear to be ending after

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Car bomb in Yemen kills at least 30 outside Sanaa military college

No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the car bomb that exploded in the Yemen capital Sanaa outside a military college, killing at least 35

No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the car bomb that exploded in the Yemen capital Sanaa outside a military college, killing at least 35

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Rebels sign agreement with Yemeni government to end clashes

Shia rebels and the Yemeni government have signed an agreement aimed at halting violent clashes that have left more than 140 people dead and forced

Shia rebels and the Yemeni government have signed an agreement aimed at halting violent clashes that have left more than 140 people dead and forced

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Yemen: 20 soldiers killed at a military checkpoint

Twenty Yemeni soldiers have been killed and several others injured during a terrorist attack on a military checkpoint in eastern Yemen, said state

Twenty Yemeni soldiers have been killed and several others injured during a terrorist attack on a military checkpoint in eastern Yemen, said state