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At least 47 children ‘killed or maimed’ in Yemen in January and February 2022

At least 47 children were “killed or maimed” in Yemen’s civil war in January and February following a surge in violence, the United Nations children’s fund said on Saturday. Children are the “first and most to suffer”, UNICEF said, adding that at least 10,000 minors have been killed or injured since 2015, when the Saudi-led […]

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Nearly 2,000 children recruited by Yemen’s Houthi rebels have died on the battlefield

Nearly 2,000 children recruited by Yemen’s Houthi rebels have died on the battlefield, the United Nations says, and the group is sourcing key components for weapon systems from companies in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. In an annual report to the Security Council circulated on Saturday, UN experts said they had found evidence the […]

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UAE claims to have intercepted two ballistic missiles targeting capital Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates said it intercepted two ballistic missiles targeting its capital, Abu Dhabi, early Monday, following a deadly drone attack on the city a week ago. In a statement, the UAE Ministry of Defense said, “its air defense has intercepted and destroyed two ballistic missiles fired by the terrorist Houthi group.” “The attack […]

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Yemen: Death toll in prison air strikes climbs to 82

The death toll from the Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a prison operated by Yemen’s Houthi rebels climbed to at least 82 detainees, the rebels and an aid group said Saturday. Internet access in the Arab world’s poorest country meanwhile remained largely down as the coalition continued airstrikes on the capital of Sanaa and elsewhere. The […]

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Houthis hijack and seize UAE-flagged cargo ship off Yemen

Houthis, Islamist political and armed group hijacked a United Arab Emirates-flagged cargo vessel which it said was engaged in “hostile acts” but which the Saudis said was carrying hospital equipment. The ship was heading to the Saudi port of Jizan, just north of Yemen, from the Yemeni Red Sea island of Socotra when it was […]

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Saudi-led coalition conduct air raids against military camp in Yemen’s Sanaa

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has said it launched air raids against a military camp in the rebel-held capital Sanaa, as the Houthi rebels said the attacks hit a prison compound and a hospital. The coalition said it destroyed seven drone and weapons stores at the camp, Saudi state TV reported on Thursday, adding […]

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Yemen: Houthi missile attack on mosque and religious school in Marib kills and injures 29 civilians

A Houthi ballistic missile attack on the Yemeni province of Marib has killed and injured 29 civilians, including women and children, according to the country’s information minister. In a tweet on Monday, Muammar al-Iryani said the two ballistic missiles used in the attack hit a mosque and a religious school. The Marib governor’s office said […]

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12 dead, several injured in explosion near entrance of Yemen’s Aden international airport

An explosion near the entrance to the international airport of Yemen’s southern port city of Aden has killed at least 12 people. Airport officials said a small truck blew up at an outer gate to the airport on Saturday, while security sources said the vehicle was carrying petroleum products. “Twelve civilians were killed in an […]

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Yemen War: Saudi Arabia-led coalition claims to have killed more than 260 Houthi rebels

More than 260 Houthi rebels were killed in fighting over the past three days near Yemen’s strategic city of Marib, the Saudi Arabia-led coalition said on Sunday. The rebel deaths are the latest among hundreds the coalition claims have been killed in recent battles around the internationally recognised government’s last bastion in oil-rich northern Yemen. […]

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World’s worst oil leak in waiting? Deteriorating oil tanker off Yemen threatens food and water supplies for millions, environment catastrophe

An oil spill involving a deteriorating tanker off the coast of Yemen could disrupt food and water supplies for millions of people as well as trigger an environmental catastrophe across the region. Researchers from Stanford University, Harvard University, and UC Berkeley released models on the impact of an oil spill from the FSO Safer in […]

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Saudi Arabia: Projectile fired from drone targets Saudi’s Jazan airport near Yemen border, 10 injured

At least 10 people have been reported injured in an attack on an airport in Saudi Arabia’s city of Jazan, near the border with Yemen. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said the attack on Friday evening targeted the King Abdullah Airport. Citing a Saudi-led coalition spokesman, SPA said that the projectile was fired from a […]

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Saudi Arabia intercept Houthi missiles aimed to target oil facilities

Saudi Arabia intercepted three missiles and three drones fired by Houthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen. One was destroyed in the eastern city of Dammam, where falling shrapnel injured two children and damaged buildings, the defence ministry said. The Houthis said they had targeted Saudi oil facilities. The other attacks were aimed at oil sites in […]