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Iranian officials strongly react to Nikki Haley’s latest accusations

In an address to the media last night, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Iran of arming Yemen’s Ansarullah movement and to make the region unstable. Iranian officials have strongly reacted to these accusations, reminding the Americans their own war-crimes in Yemen.

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Saudi intensifies airstrikes against Sana’a as Yemen’s ex-president reported dead in clashes

In a surprise event that could change the equations on the ground in Yemen, it is reported that Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed during clashes in the country. Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition has started a new wave of airstrikes on Yemen’s capital.

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EU Resolution Calls For Arms Embargo Against Saudi Arabia

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution, which calls for an EU-wide embargo on arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the alleged war crimes it has committed in Yemen. The resolution also criticizes EU members selling arms to the Gulf kingdom.

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Saudi Arabia gears up for an even more aggressive policy against Yemen

Although the Saudi regime is trying to depict a positive, reformist picture of itself at home, its increasingly aggressive policies abroad have been actually on the rise. Recent developments indicate a possible Saudi plot to intensify its meddling in Yemen.

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UK secretly training Saudi troops for Yemen war: Report

The British Army is secretly training Saudi Arabian soldiers to fight in Yemen, where more than 12,000 people have been killed since the onset of the Saudi war in March 2015, according to a report.

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High-Ranking Saudi Prince Killed in Helicopter Crash

A helicopter carrying a high-ranking Saudi prince and other government officials crashed Sunday in the kingdom’s south near the border with Yemen, reportedly killing all eight people aboard.

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Saudi-led Coalition Closes Yemen’s Ports After Missile Targets Riyadh

The Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen closed off the land, sea and air ports to the Arab world’s poorest country early Monday after a missile targeted Riyadh, hours after an Islamic State-claimed militant attack in Aden killed at least 17 people.

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Saudi-led coalition air strike kills at least 29 in Yemen

The air strike hits Yemen’s Saada province, a stronghold for Houthi rebels, but no comment yet from the Saudi coalition over the incident.

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Yemeni PM says fishermen have seized Iranian vessel, sailors

An Iranian vessel with 19 sailors on board has been seized near a Yemeni island by local fishermen, Yemen’s prime minister said on Saturday.

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U.S. takes aim at Yemeni Islamic State for first time

The United States said it launched its first attack on Islamic State’s deadly Yemen branch on Monday with a series of nighttime airstrikes that residents said targeted two villages and killed several people.

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Don’t leave Saudi-backed commission to probe Yemen abuses, U.N. says

The United Nations must take over responsibility for investigating rights violations in Yemen’s civil war as the country’s government is not up to the job, the global body’s human rights office said.

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US military helicopter crashes off southern coast of Yemen

A U.S. military Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the southern coast of Yemen while training its crew, leaving one service member missing, officials said.

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Human Rights Group Calls on UN to Probe Saudi Coalition Crimes in Yemen

Amnesty International called on the United Nations to examine alleged crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

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UAE ‘looking to ditch’ Yemen’s President Hadi for Saleh

The Prince of Abu Dhabi is reportedly lobbying the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia to ditch the elected President of Yemen, Abd Rabbuh Hadi, in favour of former president and recent ally of the Houthi rebels, Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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Yemen cholera cases pass 300,000 mark, ICRC says

A 10-week cholera epidemic has now infected more than 300,000 people in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday, a health disaster on top of war, economic collapse and near-famine in the impoverished country.

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Yemen: At least 1,500 dead in cholera outbreak

At least 1,500 people have died in a cholera outbreak in Yemen which the UN says is the worst ever.

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