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UN technical vessel arrives at rusting oil tanker off Yemen's coast as salvage operation begins

May. 30, 2023 15:29 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The first technical salvage vessel arrived Tuesday near the rusting Safer oil tanker floating off the coast of war-ravaged Yemen, the United Nations said. The arrival of Ndeavor, which set off from neighboring Djibouti on Monday, marks the first step of an estimated...

Sana: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2023 16:29 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — SEATTLE (AP) — Sana Biotechnology Inc. (SANA) on Monday reported a loss of $82.1 million in its first quarter. The Seattle-based company said it had a loss of 43 cents per share. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average...

Millions pledged for oil transfer from tanker off Yemen

May. 04, 2023 19:26 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Donors pledged an additional $5.6 million Thursday that will enable the United Nations to start transferring more than 1 million barrels of crude oil from a rusting tanker off the coast of war-torn Yemen that poses a major environmental threat, but the U.N. said nearly $24...

Syria: Israeli strikes hit province of Homs, causing fires

Apr. 28, 2023 19:28 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Suspected Israeli airstrikes targeted the Syrian province of Homs early Saturday, state media reported. Syria's state news agency, SANA, citing military officials, said that three civilians were wounded in the strike and that a civilian fuel station caught fire and a...

Stampede in Yemen at Ramadan charity event kills at least 78

Apr. 20, 2023 17:37 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A crowd apparently panicked by gunfire and an electrical explosion stampeded at an event to distribute financial aid during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Yemen’s capital late Wednesday, killing at least 78 people and injuring at least 77 others, according to witnesses and...

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say a stampede in the capital kills at least 78 people, injures dozens more

Apr. 19, 2023 19:26 PM EDT
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels say a stampede in the capital kills at least 78 people, injures dozens more.

Saudi-led coalition releases additional Yemen war prisoners

Apr. 17, 2023 21:27 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi-led military coalition on Monday freed 104 more prisoners captured in Yemen's war, a unilateral release that followed an organized prisoner swap amid renewed diplomatic efforts to halt the conflict. The International Committee of the Red...

Red Cross: Yemen’s warring sides wrap up major prisoner swap

Apr. 16, 2023 11:16 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s warring sides on Sunday wrapped up a major exchange of prisoners linked to the country’s long-running conflict, according to the International Committee for the Red Cross. The three-day operation, which started Friday, was the most significant...

Red Cross: Yemen’s warring sides resume releasing prisoners

Apr. 15, 2023 11:12 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of detainees from Yemen’s conflict were released Saturday as part of a major prisoner exchange that began a day earlier, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. The deal, brokered by the United Nations last month, has been the most...

Red Cross: Yemen rebels, Saudi coalition begin prisoner swap

Apr. 14, 2023 10:51 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An exchange of more than 800 prisoners linked to Yemen’s long-running war began on Friday, the International Committee for the Red Cross said. The United Nations-brokered deal, in the works for months, comes amid concerted diplomatic efforts to negotiate an end to the...