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  • Yemen’s refugees pose a threat to Somalia.

    news NCRI-Washintonpost, 25 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    As if Somalia wasn’t faced with enough challenges as of late, a new crisis is brewing on the horizon. Some brief background: The fragile country of 10 million continues to be plagued by the terrorism of the Islamist group al-Shabab, is facing a serious threat to its financial lifeline due to bank...
  • Yemeni refugees seek shelter in Djibouti

    news Oualid Khelifi/UNHCR - Aljazeera, 14 Nov 2015 (6 years ago )
    Markazi refugee camp, Djibouti - As fighting intensifies in Yemen, over 120,000 people have fled since April. Around 30,000 of those have sought safety across the Gulf of Aden in Djibouti. Since late September, the population of Markazi camp near the Djiboutian coastal town of Obock has quadruple...
  • Yemeni anti-rebel forces recapture Aden airport

    news Al Jazeera And AFP, 14 Jul 2015 (6 years ago )
    Yemeni forces backed up by the Arab-led coalition have recaptured Aden's international airport from Houthi rebels as heavy combat took place across the port city following the collapse of a humanitarian truce, the exiled government said. Forces loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi als...
  • Yemen: Warring parties agree on prisoner swap

    news AFP: Aljazeera, 11 May 2016 (5 years ago )
    Yemen's government and Houthi rebels have agreed to free half of the prisoners and detainees held by either side in the first breakthrough of the peace talks that began last month. Officials from the two delegations have said that a working group formed by the UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh ...
  • Yemen: More violence ahead of humanitarian pause

    news CNN, 12 May 2015 (6 years ago )
    Sanaa, Yemen (CNN)Yemen's residents saw a much-needed break late Tuesday in the fighting gripping the country as a five-day humanitarian pause proposed by Saudi Arabia went into effect. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Friday that his country would implement the pause at 11 p.m. local t...
  • Yemen's humanitarian crisis worsens as aid delayed

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 07 Apr 2015 (6 years ago )
    Rebels fighting for the control of Yemen and forces backing President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi have engaged in fierce clashes in the country's south, leaving more than 140 people dead in 24 hours, as the Red Cross faces delays to deliver vital supplies. Monday's clashes happened in Aden, a power ba...
  • Yemen's government declares Taiz 'a disaster area'

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 25 Aug 2015 (6 years ago )
    Yemen's exiled government has declared Taiz a "disaster area" and urged the international community and the UN Security Council to intervene to stop the bloodshed. "The government will present a letter to the Security Council in New York and the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva," Huma...
  • Yemen's Saleh declares alliance with Houthis

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 11 May 2015 (6 years ago )
    Yemen's former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has formally announced an alliance with Houthi fighters for the first time, after the Arab coalition launched two air strikes on his home in the capital, Sanaa. Saleh, who was forced to step aside in 2012 following a year of deadly nationwide protest...
  • Yemen's Hadi: UN talks will not discuss reconciliation

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 08 Jun 2015 (6 years ago )
    Yemen's exiled president has said his government will not negotiate with Iran-backed Houthi rebels at UN-sponsored peace talks due to open in Switzerland this weekend. President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said on Monday that the sole item for discussion would be the implementation of a resolution ado...
  • Yemen conflict: MSF hospital destroyed by air strikes

    news BBC, 27 Oct 2015 (6 years ago )
    The first, which occurred around 22:30 (19:30 GMT) on Monday, hit part of the facility in Saada province that was not being used, according to the charity. All staff and patients had been evacuated by the time the second strike hit about 10 minutes later. However, the Saudi-led coalition battling ...