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Kerry to discuss Yemen, Syria with Gulf Arab states JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will present proposals on ending Yemen's conflict and resuming peace talks in meetings with Saudi leaders over the next two days, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday. As Kerry l
Yahoo! News | Aug 24, 2016 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kerry in Saudi on Yemen peace push US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to push for peace in Yemen after UN-brokered talks collapsed despite global concern over mounting civilian casualties. Saudi Arabia leads an Arab coalition that began air raids in March
Yahoo! News | Aug 24, 2016 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemenis say US drone strike kills 5 al-Qaida suspects SANAA, Yemen (AP) Yemeni witnesses say five suspected al-Qaida militants were killed in an alleged U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen.
Yahoo! News | Aug 24, 2016 3:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exiled Yemen government risks humanitarian catastrophe to cut off central bank By Sami Aboudi and Noah Browning DUBAI (Reuters) - In Yemen's war of attrition, the Saudi-backed exiled government has now decided that the central bank is an easier target than the capital, shielded from its troops by 60 kilometers (40 miles) of daunting
Yahoo! News | Aug 24, 2016 08:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Thousands of Yemenis stranded after Saudis close airport SANAA, Yemen (AP) Yemen's Transportation Ministry says 7,600 Yemenis are unable to return home after a Saudi-led military coalition ordered the closure of the international airport amid stepped-up airstrikes against Shiite Houthi rebels.
Yahoo! News | Aug 23, 2016 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UK in denial over Saudi arms sales being used in Yemen, claims Oxfam Failure to ban sales to Saudis despite Yemen humanitarian crisis makes UK a significant violator of arms trade treaty, charity saysOxfam has accused ministers of being in denial and disarray over the sale of arms to Saudi Arabia for potential use in Yemen
The Guardian | Aug 23, 2016 07:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Deadly battles as Yemen army seeks to break Taez siege Deadly clashes raged on Monday between pro-Iran rebels and Yemeni government forces battling to secure an entrance to the besieged city of Taez, military sources said. Backed by a Saudi-led Arab coalition, Yemeni troops launched an offensive last week to
Yahoo! News | Aug 22, 2016 4:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Arms sales to Saudi 'illicit' due to civilian deaths in Yemen: campaigners GENEVA (Reuters) - A group that campaigns for stricter arms sales controls said on Monday that Western powers were breaking international law by selling vast amounts of weapons to Saudi Arabia that are being used to hit civilians in Yemen.
Reuters | Aug 22, 2016 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Groups urge states to keep pledges on UN arms trade treaty GENEVA (AP) Advocacy groups are urging countries behind a U.N. treaty aimed to track and limit trade in conventional weapons to keep their commitments, especially when it comes to sending arms to war zones like Yemen and South Sudan.
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'Why do they target us?' Yemeni civilians pay the price of escalating crisis Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels in Yemen have intensified their attacks since peace talks collapsed earlier this month One Tuesday earlier this month, Saddam Hussein Abdu al-Burai said goodbye to his wife, pregnant with their first child, and left h
The Guardian | Aug 22, 2016 12:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend