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Yemen rebel attack kills 12 soldiers south of Hodeida

Yemen rebel attack kills 12 soldiers south of Hodeida

A Yemeni rebel attack killed 12 soldiers south of the battleground Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Friday, military and medical sources said. The rebels launched the attack on the coast road from the government-held ports of Khokha and Mokha along which Saudi-backed troops advanced on Hodeida earlier this week, the military source said. […]

June 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Yemeni man executed for rape, murder of 4-year-old

Yemeni man executed for rape, murder of 4-year-old

Yemenis gathered Monday in the rebel-held capital to witness the putting to death of a man convicted of raping and killing a child, in the second such public execution in weeks. Hussein al-Saket, 22, was found guilty of abducting, raping and murdering a four-year-old girl, who he later buried, said Rajeh Ezzedine, a judge who […]

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Eight women killed 10 injured in air raid at Yemen funeral

Eight women killed 10 injured in air raid at Yemen funeral

Yemeni capital air raid kills eight women and a child at a funeral reception, witnesses said, adding to the conflict’s mounting civilian death toll. 10 other women were wounded in the overnight raid on the district of Arhab, 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of Sanaa, medics sent to the site told. The United Nations gave […]

February 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
UN asks Saudis to do more to prevent child deaths in Yemen

UN asks Saudis to do more to prevent child deaths in Yemen

Aug  02, – Ban reported to the Security Council on his controversial decision to temporarily remove the coalition from the UN list of shame pending a review, triggering an outcry from rights groups. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen must do more to address “very serious concerns” about the killing of children, UN Secretary-General Ban […]

August 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 13 killed in failed U.S. bid to rescue hostages in Yemen

At least 13 killed in failed U.S. bid to rescue hostages in Yemen

Dec 07, – U.S. special forces raided the village of Dafaar in Shabwa province, a militant stronghold in southern Yemen, shortly after midnight on Saturday, killing several members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). A woman, a 10-year-old boy and a local al Qaeda leader were among at least 11 people killed alongside […]

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