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Yemen: Houthis Disappear Dozens of UN, Civil Society Staff

Yemen: Houthis Disappear Dozens of UN, Civil Society Staff

Houthi security forces have, since May 31, 2024, arrested and forcibly disappeared dozens of people, including at least 13 United Nations staff and…

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Yemen : Houthis Say They Targeted Ship in Haifa Port with ‘Islamic Resistance’ in Iraq

Yemen : Houthis Say They Targeted Ship in Haifa Port with ‘Islamic Resistance’ in Iraq

The Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen said on Wednesday they targeted a ship in Israel's Haifa port with a number of drones in a joint military…

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US intelligence assesses Houthis in Yemen in talks to provide weapons to al-Shabaab in Somalia, officials say

US intelligence assesses Houthis in Yemen in talks to provide weapons to al-Shabaab in Somalia, officials say

 US intelligence has learned of discussions between Houthis in Yemen to provide weapons to the Somali militant group al-Shabaab, in what three…

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Coalition campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen shows limits of air power

Coalition campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen shows limits of air power

Since November, the Houthi rebels in Yemen have managed to shut down most commercial shipping in the Red Sea, which is normally a conduit for about…

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Yemen : Independent UN experts urge Houthis to free detained Baha’i followers

Yemen : Independent UN experts urge Houthis to free detained Baha’i followers

Human rights experts working for the United Nations on Monday urged Yemen’s Houthi rebels to release five people from the country’s Bah…

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Helicopter crash that killed Iran’s president and others could reverberate across the Middle East

Helicopter crash that killed Iran’s president and others could reverberate across the Middle East

The helicopter crash in which Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s foreign minister and other officials were killed is likely to re…

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Red sea crisis : Filipinos onboard attacked ship off Yemen ‘safe’

Red sea crisis : Filipinos onboard attacked ship off Yemen ‘safe’

Twenty-three Filipinos who are onboard a vessel attacked by rebel group Houthis on Saturday are all safe and unharmed according to the Department o…

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Yemen : UK pledges £140m to help battle 'one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises'

Yemen : UK pledges £140m to help battle 'one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises'

Yemen is suffering “one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises”, Foreign Secretary David Cameron said on Wednesday as Britain p…

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Yemen: Journalists’ union leader survived a shooting in Sana’a

Yemen: Journalists’ union leader survived a shooting in Sana’a

The Secretary General of the Yemeni Journalists' Syndicate (YJS) and Assistant Secretary General of the Federation of Arab Journalists (FAJ), Moham…

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Relations between EU and UAE hold huge untapped potential, says envoy Lucie Berger

Relations between EU and UAE hold huge untapped potential, says envoy Lucie Berger

The relationship between the EU and the UAE holds vast untapped potential, the bloc's ambassador to the Emirates has said. Lucie Berger sai…

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Houthi attacks cut Maersk's Q2 capacity by 15%-20%

Houthi attacks cut Maersk's Q2 capacity by 15%-20%

A.P. Moller-Maersk revealed on Monday that it expects Yemen's Houthi disruptions to container shipping traffic in the Red Sea to have resulted in a…

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Yemen : Houthi weapons have range for East Med Sea attack threat

Yemen : Houthi weapons have range for East Med Sea attack threat

Houthi forces in Yemen have escalated their threat against commercial shipping to include vessels headed to Israel from the East Mediterranean Sea.…

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IMF Warns Escalation in Red Sea Could Adversely Affect Economic Activity in Yemen

IMF Warns Escalation in Red Sea Could Adversely Affect Economic Activity in Yemen

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of negative effects on Yemen due to escalation in the Red Sea, also affirming that the halt in oil…

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Navigating Environmental Journalism Amid Conflict in Yemen

Navigating Environmental Journalism Amid Conflict in Yemen

On World Press Freedom Day 2024, this article highlights the challenges that environmental journalists face, particularly in conflict zones like Ye…

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Feature : 45 journalists killed in Yemen since fighting erupted in 2015

Feature : 45 journalists killed in Yemen since fighting erupted in 2015

Forty-five journalists have been killed in Yemen since the fighting erupted between the internationally-recognized Yemeni government and the Houthi…

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Yemen : Houthis offer education to students suspended in US protest crackdown

Yemen : Houthis offer education to students suspended in US protest crackdown

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia, which has disrupted global shipping to display its support for Palestinians in the Gaza conflict, is now offer…

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Washington Signs Five-Year Assistance Agreement with Yemen

Washington Signs Five-Year Assistance Agreement with Yemen

The US on Sunday announced the signing of a five-year agreement to assist Yemen with its immediate needs and with advancing the internationally-rec…

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US strikes Houthi rebels in joint Yemen bombing with UK. How close are we to all-out war?

US strikes Houthi rebels in joint Yemen bombing with UK. How close are we to all-out war?

Coordinated U.S. and British bombings of Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen early Friday were in retaliation for weeks of attacks against cargo shi…

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Securing the Red Sea: A Global Response

Securing the Red Sea: A Global Response

The Houthis’ reckless and indiscriminate attacks on international shipping in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden are creating even worse food short…

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IMF chief highlights war-ravaged Yemen, Sudan amid global economic turmoil

IMF chief highlights war-ravaged Yemen, Sudan amid global economic turmoil

International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday drew attention to the suffering in Yemen and Sudan, both plagued by civil wars a…

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