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Bombing of Doctors Without Borders Hospital in Yemen Kills at Least 15

BARCELONA/NEW YORK, AUGUST 15, 2016 — A hospital supported by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northwestern Yemen was hit by an airstrike today, killing at least 15 people and injuring at least 19. The attack on Abs Hospital, in Yemen’s Hajjah governorate, occurred at 3:45 pm local time […]

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U.S. Conducts Counterterrorism Strike Against al-Qaida in Yemen

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 5, 2016 — The U.S. military conducted a counterterrorism strike against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula in the Shabwah Governorate in central Yemen, according to a U.S. Central Command news release issued today. The strike, conducted Aug.4, killed three al-Qaida operatives, the release said. U.S. strikes against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula […]

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US Navy seizes Iranian weapons bound for Yemen rebels

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) — For the third time in recent weeks, international naval forces operating in the waters of the Arabian Sea seized a shipment of illicit arms March 28, which the United States assessed originated in Iran and was likely bound for Houthi insurgents in Yemen. The U.S. Navy Coastal Patrol ship USS Sirocco, […]

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U.S. Strikes Al-Qaida Camp in Yemen

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2016 — Early yesterday, a U.S. military airstrike struck an al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula training camp in Yemen, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a statement. The camp was located in the mountains and was being used by more than 70 AQAP terrorists, Cook said in his statement. “We continue […]

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Stop shelling civilians in Yemen, urge MEPs

A ceasefire that halts attacks against civilians, medical and aid workers, ground fighting and shelling in Yemen is urgently needed to allow life-saving aid to reach the Yemeni people, said MEPs in a resolution voted on Thursday. They also called on all parties in Yemen’s civil war and their foreign backers to engage in a […]

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UN agency delivers added food supplies to besieged area inside Yemen’s Taiz city

15 February 2016 – For the second time this year, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has managed to deliver food inside an area undergoing heavy fighting in the central Yemeni city of Taiz, where residents are in desperate need of external food assistance. On Saturday, a food convoy entered the area of Al […]

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Yemen: UN-sponsored talks continue amid ‘alarming’ reports of ceasefire violations

18 December 2015 – As United Nations-sponsored consultations on Yemen continued today, the UN envoy facilitating the talks expressed deep concern at numerous reports of violations of the three-day-old ceasefire and urged the parties to respect that agreement and allow access to the country’s most-affected districts. The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismail […]

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