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U.N. Experts Say all Sides Involved in Yemen’s Civil War May Have Committed War Crimes

U.N. experts said Tuesday that evidence “strongly suggests” the governments of Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have perpetrated human rights abuses “that may amount to war crimes” during Yemen’s civil war, including torture, sexual violence, conscription of child soldiers, and targeting of civilians.

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UN Says More Yemeni Children Killed By Saudi-Led Airstrikes

The United Nations accused a Saudi-led coalition of killing at least 26 people, including children, in a series of airstrikes in Yemen.

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Bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the US: Report

The bomb used by the Saudi-led coalition in an attack on a school bus that killed 40 children in Yemen last week was sold as part of a US State Department-sanctioned arms deal with Saudi Arabia, munitions experts told CNN.

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UN chief calls for investigation into Saudi-led strike that killed Yemen children

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an independent investigation into a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen that killed dozens of children.

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UNICEF Voices Grave Concern about Human Crisis in Yemen’s Hudaydah

The United Nations Children’s Fund and Food Program have voiced grave concern about the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Yemen, especially in its lifeline port city of al-Hudaydah.

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IOM Delivers Food, Tents and Medical Assistance to Thousands of Newly Displaced Yemenis

IOM, the UN Migration Agency staff in Yemen are delivering assistance to thousands of people displaced by heavy fighting around the strategic port city of Al Hudaydah this week.

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US Is Still Turning Blind Eye To Saudi Crimes In Yemen

For decades, the autocratic regime of Saudi Arabia has been a stalwart ally of the US military, while oppressing its own people and attacking others in the Middle East, particularly in Yemen.

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Open letter calls on UK Government to halt arms sales as Hodeidah battle rages

Amid mounting concerns for the safety of the civilian population of the Yemeni city of Hodeidah, a group of arms control campaigners have written to International Trade Secretary Liam Fox reiterating longstanding calls to suspend UK arms sales to the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition operating in Yemen.

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Backed by a Western coalition, the Saudis continue their invasion of Yemen

More than three years after the start of Saudi Arabia’s invasion of Yemen, the battles are still going on between the invaders and Yemeni popular forces. In their latest push to take over a strategic Yemeni port, the Saudis are enjoying the company of a number of Western countries.

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UN Says Assault on Yemeni Port Could Cost 250,000 Civilian Lives

A long-anticipated assault on Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah by the Saudi-led coalition could cost up to 250,000 lives, a senior U.N. humanitarian official said Friday.

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U.S. Fabricating Evidence That Tehran Armed Houthi Rebels With Missiles – Zarif

To the Trump administration, the recovered missile fragments were incontrovertible proof that Iran was illicitly arming Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Yet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif brushed it off Tuesday as little more than cheese puffs.

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Yemen Red Cross: More dying from indirect effects of war

The outgoing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Yemen said Friday he believes that more people are dying from indirect effects of the conflict now than from bombing, shelling and ground attacks.

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Twenty killed in air strike in southwest Yemen: residents

Twenty people were killed in an air strike by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwestern Yemen on Friday, residents said, PA reports quoting Reuters.

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Houthis Hit Saudi Tanker With Missile to Avenge Deadly Airstrike

Houthi rebels in Yemen hit a Saudi Arabian oil tanker with a missile on Tuesday, an attack that could escalate the three-year-old conflict even as the leader of the United Nations expressed optimism about renewed diplomacy to end it.

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Iran reacts to the new wave of western accusations over the situation in Yemen

Three years after the start of Saudi Arabia’s invasion to Yemen, situation in the war-torn Arab country is still far from becoming stable. Meanwhile, the Saudis and their allies are continuing to blame Iran for the disaster they’ve made in Yemen

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Yemen’s Houthi rebels fire ballistic missile at Riyadh

Houthi rebels have told Al Jazeera they fired a long-range ballistic missile towards the Saudi capital, Riyadh, in retaliation to three years of air strikes that had decimated Yemen, the Arab world’s poorest country.

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