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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...

Yemen launches coronavirus vaccination campaign

Apr. 20, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s internationally recognized government began a coronavirus vaccination campaign Tuesday as the U.N. warned the pandemic was “roaring back” in recent weeks. The campaign started in the southern city of Aden, which serves as an interim capital...

UN: 40 civilian casualties in central Yemen in March alone

Apr. 16, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The ongoing battle between Yemen's Houthi rebels and government forces in the central province of Marib has caused 40 civilian casualties in March alone, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. At least 70 incidents of armed violence including shelling,...

UN warns COVID-19 is `roaring back' as Yemen faces famine

Apr. 15, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Thursday that the world’s largest humanitarian crisis in Yemen is getting even worse with the COVID-19 pandemic “roaring back” in recent weeks as the Arab world’s poorest country faces a large-scale famine. ...

Aid agency sounds alarm over children killed in Yemen's war

Mar. 23, 2021 09:46 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Children accounted for a quarter of civilian casualties over the last three years in Yemen's grinding war between Iran-backed Houthi rebels and the internationally recognized government, a child relief agency said Tuesday. More than 2,300 children were...