Yemen

Dead ships, film strikes and pandemic travel
Oil pipeline
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Dead ships, film strikes and pandemic travel

Why is the UN worried about a supertanker in Yemen? Will strikes cause a streaming video shortage? And what next for the ‘zero-Covid’ success stories?…
8 Oct 2021
The safest and the most dangerous countries in the world
Taliban fighters on the streets of Kabul
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The safest and the most dangerous countries in the world

Afghanistan named the least peaceful, while Iceland continues to hold top spot as safest country
1 Sep 2021
Government criticised for cutting aid to ‘poverty superpower’ Yemen
Starving Yemeni child
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Government criticised for cutting aid to ‘poverty superpower’ Yemen

Ministers blame Covid cost pressures for decision to more than halve funding to war-torn country
2 Mar 2021
‘Britain is, for the moment, clear that it won’t follow the Americans down this path’
A child looking out at buildings destroyed by an air strike in Taiz, Yemen
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‘Britain is, for the moment, clear that it won’t follow the Americans down this path’

<p>Your digest of the best columns,&nbsp;analysis and commentary from the British and international press</p>
12 Feb 2021
Coronavirus: how war-torn Yemen managed to become Covid-free
Fumigating a neighbourhood in the Huthi rebel-held capital Sanaa
In Brief

Coronavirus: how war-torn Yemen managed to become Covid-free

Impoverished Middle East country appears to have wiped out coronavirus despite suffering effects of other endemic diseases
4 Dec 2020
How coronavirus has devastated war-torn Yemen
Graves for Covid-19 victims in Yemen
In Depth

How coronavirus has devastated war-torn Yemen

Doctors, diplomats and aid workers all predicted Covid-19 would hit Yemen hard – but the reality has been even worse
19 Jun 2020
East Africa hit by worst locust invasion in 25 years
Locusts
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East Africa hit by worst locust invasion in 25 years

Hundreds of thousands of tons of food destroyed
10 Jan 2020

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How the UK and Saudi Arabia became strategic allies
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
In Depth

How the UK and Saudi Arabia became strategic allies

Boris Johnson says Britain could ‘do more to defend Saudi’ after blaming Iran for oil bombings
23 Sep 2019
UK may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, says UN
Yemen
In Brief

UK may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, says UN

Experts say Western powers could be held responsible for horrors of the conflict
4 Sep 2019
Yemen conflict: whose side is the UAE on?
Aden, Yemen
In Depth

Yemen conflict: whose side is the UAE on?

Abu Dhabi provokes condemnation - and confusion - after launching air strikes against its former allies in Aden
30 Aug 2019
The safest and most dangerous countries in the Middle East
United Arab Emirates
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The safest and most dangerous countries in the Middle East

Syria no longer at the bottom of the worldwide peace rankings, but there is little to celebrate
24 Jul 2019
Today’s front pages: Brexit talks, Philip Green and Man City
Today&#039;s newspaper front pages
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Today’s front pages: Brexit talks, Philip Green and Man City

A round up of the headlines from UK newspapers on 13 May
13 May 2019
Yemen: Congress passes bill to end US involvement in war
Yemeni rebels to airlifted for medical treatment ahead of peace talks
In Brief

Yemen: Congress passes bill to end US involvement in war

Trump widely expected to veto ‘flawed’ bipartisan resolution that is being seen as rebuke to Saudi Arabia
5 Apr 2019
Is Yemen ceasefire the first step to peace?
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In Brief

Is Yemen ceasefire the first step to peace?

Agreement over disputed port raises hopes of ending ‘world’s worst humanitarian crisis’
14 Dec 2018
Yemen peace talks: what has been agreed?
Yemen
In Depth

Yemen peace talks: what has been agreed?

Government and Houthi rebels strike a prisoner swap deal as ‘breakthrough’ talks draw to a close in Sweden
12 Dec 2018
Injured Yemen rebels to be evacuated before peace talks
Yemeni rebels to airlifted for medical treatment ahead of peace talks
In Brief

Injured Yemen rebels to be evacuated before peace talks

At least 50 Houthi rebel fighters will be air-lifted by UN plane
3 Dec 2018
Yemen crisis: 85,000 young children ‘dead from starvation’
Yemen civil war
In Brief

Yemen crisis: 85,000 young children ‘dead from starvation’

Victims of acute malnutrition ‘suffer immensely’ as vital organs shut down, warns Save the Children
21 Nov 2018
Is Theresa May backing an immediate ceasefire in Yemen?
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In Brief

Is Theresa May backing an immediate ceasefire in Yemen?

Labour claims her choice of words is more evidence of the government’s support for the Saudi-led bombing campaign
1 Nov 2018
The truth about UK arms deals with Saudi Arabia
Yemen, Saudi Arabia
In Depth

The truth about UK arms deals with Saudi Arabia

After MEPs vote to end sales of weapons to the Saudi government, we examine how the arms have been used
26 Oct 2018
Dozens of children killed in Yemen airstrike
A child is transported to hospital following an airstrike that hit a school bus in Yemen
In Brief

Dozens of children killed in Yemen airstrike

Saudi-led coalition strike destroyed a school bus near a crowded market
10 Aug 2018
South Korea cracks down on Yemeni refugees
Yemen civil war
In Brief

South Korea cracks down on Yemeni refugees

Arrival of hundreds of people fleeing Yemen conflict has sparked panic is Seoul
29 Jun 2018
Why attack on Yemen’s Hudaydah risks national catastrophe
Yemen
In Depth

Why attack on Yemen’s Hudaydah risks national catastrophe

Newly launched assault on vital maritime gateway described as ‘Yemen’s Aleppo’
13 Jun 2018
Houthi ballistic missile attacks kill one person in Riyadh
Huthi rebels in front of the residence of Yemen&#039;s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa.
In Brief

Houthi ballistic missile attacks kill one person in Riyadh

Saudi military says it intercepted and destroyed seven missiles fired by Houthi rebels
26 Mar 2018
Is US-Saudi alliance just a marriage of convenience?
Donald Trump receives the Order of Abdulaziz al-Saud medal from Saudi Arabia&#039;s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud
In Brief

Is US-Saudi alliance just a marriage of convenience?

As Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits US, how resilient is the partnership?
21 Mar 2018
Is the UK complicit in Yemen’s civil war?
Protest group Avaaz stages a demonstration against the ongoing violence in Yemen outside Parliament
In Brief

Is the UK complicit in Yemen’s civil war?

Saudi Crown Prince receives red carpet treatment as Labour accuses UK military of ‘directing war’ in the Gulf
8 Mar 2018
Tehran’s proxy wars: how Iran spends its billions
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Tehran’s proxy wars: how Iran spends its billions

Critics say vast amounts of oil revenue goes overseas to fund foreign conflicts
2 Jan 2018
Saudis intercept Yemeni missile targeting King's palace
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In Brief

Saudis intercept Yemeni missile targeting King's palace

Houthi rebels target Saudi leaders gathered ahead of budget speech
19 Dec 2017
Where does Islamic State get its weapons?
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In Depth

Where does Islamic State get its weapons?

Belgian researchers say most of terror group’s arms come from China, Russia or Eastern Europe
15 Dec 2017
Yemen’s ex-president Saleh reported dead in Sanaa fighting
yemen_militants.jpg
In Brief

Yemen’s ex-president Saleh reported dead in Sanaa fighting

Broadcaster Al Jazeera says death has been confirmed by former leader’s political party
4 Dec 2017
Theresa May to raise Yemen concerns during Saudi trip
Theresa May
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Theresa May to raise Yemen concerns during Saudi trip

But criticism over British arms deals with Saudi Arabia overshadow PM’s visit
29 Nov 2017
Yemen famine: will food aid resolve humanitarian crisis?
Yemen
In Depth

Yemen famine: will food aid resolve humanitarian crisis?

In Depth: a three-week Saudi blockade has been lifted but war-torn nation faces a bigger problem
28 Nov 2017
UN: Yemen is facing total collapse under world's watch
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In Brief

UN: Yemen is facing total collapse under world's watch

Top humanitarian says suffering of Yemenis is result of inaction by global powers
31 May 2017
The ten most corrupt countries in the world
Schoolchildren from the Lang&#039;ata road primary flee tear gas on January 19, 2015 in Nairobi after breaking a wall illegally erected around it and being dispersed by police attempting to break
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The ten most corrupt countries in the world

Cycle of corruption has fuelled social inequality, which has pushed disenchanted citizens toward populism
26 Jan 2017
Guantanamo Bay: What is the future of the notorious prison?
Guantanamo Bay Prison
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Guantanamo Bay: What is the future of the notorious prison?

While the President wants the camp closed, his successor Donald Trump has vowed to fill it with 'bad dudes'
6 Jan 2017
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