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Yemeni officials: Nonseasonal floods kill 14 in south, east

Jul. 22, 2021 08:35 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Flooding in Yemen killed at least 14 people this week after nonseasonal rainstorms hit parts of the country, security officials said. The provinces of al-Mahrah, Hadramawt, Shabwa, Abeen and Jouf in the south and east of Yemen have seen instances of...

Costly and critical: The battle for a key Yemeni city

Jul. 07, 2021 07:55 AM EDT

MARIB CITY, Yemen (AP) — The two fighters stand shoulder-to-shoulder on a mountain overlook, with a clear view below of the enemy’s position. They are part of the last lines of defense between the government’s last stronghold in Yemen’s north, and the Houthi rebels trying to take it. ...

Yemen rebels claim downing of US-made drones, US denies it

Jun. 23, 2021 12:41 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed they brought down two U.S.-made drones this week over central Marib province, the scene of heavy fighting between the Iran-backed rebels and forces loyal to the internationally recognized government. The...

Group says aid worker died after shooting in southern Yemen

May. 26, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An aid worker suffered mortal wounds when he was apparently caught in crossfire earlier this week in southern Yemen, an international charity said Wednesday. The shooting took place Monday at a checkpoint when a vehicle carrying two workers for the...

Yemen officials demand answers after AP report on air base

May. 26, 2021 05:16 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemeni officials demanded answers Wednesday after an Associated Press report highlighted a mysterious air base being built on a Yemeni island in one of the world's crucial maritime chokepoints. A lawmaker asked Yemen's internationally...

Mysterious air base being built on volcanic island off Yemen

May. 25, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A mysterious air base is being built on a volcanic island off Yemen that sits in one of the world's crucial maritime chokepoints for both energy shipments and commercial cargo. While no country has claimed the Mayun Island air base in...

UN Security Council urges immediate cease-fire in Yemen

May. 12, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for an immediate halt to fighting in Yemen on Wednesday, saying that only a lasting cease-fire and political settlement can end the six-year conflict in the Arab world's poorest nation and the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. ...

Yemen officials: Heavy flooding from seasonal rains kills 13

May. 01, 2021 05:56 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Floods swept through parts of Yemen amid heavy seasonal rains, leaving at least 13 people dead, including two children, security officials said Saturday. Fatalities were reported in the provinces of Sanaa, Ibb, Shabwa and Hodeida, where it began...