Prospect for Yemen talks rise as Saudi agrees to evacuate Houthis

Saudi Arabia confirms to UK minister willingness to evacuate 50 wounded fighters as a confidence-building measure. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday said prospects for talks to end Yemen’s devastating war were “more real” after Saudi Arabia confirmed to him its willingness to evacuate 50 wounded Houthi fighters as a confidence-building measure. The evacuation of Houthi fighters, which Hunt […]

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U.S. halting refueling of Saudi-led coalition aircraft in Yemen's war

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is halting refueling of aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen, the United States and Saudi Arabia said on Friday, ending one of the most divisive aspects of U.S. assistance to the Saudi war effort. Saudi Arabia, in a statement released by its embassy in Washington, said it had decided to request an […]

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U.N. chief appeals for end to Yemen war, outlines next steps

(Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday appealed for an end to the war in Yemen and laid out steps the parties in the conflict must take to move forward, warning that continued fighting would result in the country’s worst famine in a decade. “Yemen today stands on a precipice. On the humanitarian side, the situation is desperate. We […]

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Shock pic of malnourished kid reveals suffering of 17 million starving in Yemen’s 'forgotten war'

The weak child – whose bones are seen protruding as he lies on a hospital bed – was pictured yesterday being treated by doctors at a clinic in Abs, in the country's north. The civil war raging in Yemen – where poverty and lack of access to food and health services was already widespread – has taken a particularly devastating […]

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Yemeni boys laughing on bus before Saudi-led missile hit and killed 29

Innocent boys are seen laughing and jostling on school bus during field trip just hours before 40 of them were killed by Saudi-led airstrike that hit the vehicle in Yemen Video footage filmed hours before airstrike hit school bus in northern Yemen At least 40 children were killed when missile destroyed bus on Thursday The missile was fired by Saudi-led […]

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Dozens killed, including children on a bus, in Yemen air strikes

Aden: Saudi-led coalition air strikes on Thursday killed dozens of people, including children travelling on a bus through a market, in Yemen's Saada province, a Yemeni health official and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said. The Western-backed alliance fighting the Iranian-aligned Houthi group in Yemen said in a statement that the air strikes targeted missile launchers used […]

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