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News Yemen » Government: Yemen offensive threatens heritage site

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/headlines/199039/yemen-offensive-threatens-heritage-site
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Yemen's historic city of Zabid is under threat as a government military offensive closes in, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Tuesday, calling on the warring sides to protect the site. "The fighting in Hodeida governorate is at the gates ...

News Yemen » Government: The Yemen Crisis and the Law: The Saudi-Led Campaign and U.S. Involvement

News channel or source: https://www.justsecurity.org/52718/js-yemen-crisis-forum-saudi-campaign-us-involvement/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Houthis are a predominantly Zaydi Shi’a Islamic religious-political-armed movement founded in northern Yemen in the late 1990s in the northwestern province of Sa’da by Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi. In 2004, the Saleh government sent forces into Sa ...

News Yemen » Government: Saudi Aggression and the War on Yemen

News channel or source: http://www.theamericanconservative.com/larison/saudi-aggression-and-the-war-on-yemen/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Saudi government is not only responsible for arming and sponsoring ... It is a measure of how twisted the international response to the war on Yemen is that Iran is likely to be sanctioned for its alleged minimal role there while the Saudis and their ...

News Yemen » Government: The Dangers of Ignoring Yemen

News channel or source: http://nationalinterest.org/feature/the-dangers-ignoring-yemen-24556
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

While Yemen’s civil war initially began in 2014 as a struggle between the government of Yemeni president Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi and the Houthi rebels, the list of combatants quickly grew to include participants outside of Yemen’s borders. The fall of ...

News Yemen » Government: Clashes leave 27 dead as Yemen troops target Al-Qaeda

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/clashes-leave-27-dead-yemen-troops-target-al-180016413.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Special forces trained by the United Arab Emirates -- a key member of a Saudi-led alliance fighting alongside Yemen's government forces -- over the weekend launched the offensive, codenamed "Al-Faisal", against Al-Qaeda cells in oil-rich Hadramawt province.

News Yemen » Government: U.N. council mulls condemning Iran over Yemen's Houthis' getting missiles

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-un/u-n-council-mulls-condemning-iran-over-yemens-houthis-getting-missiles-idUSKCN1G10W4
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

A Saudi-led coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015, backing government forces fighting Iran-allied Houthi rebels. Iran has denied supplying the Houthis with weapons. The draft U.N. resolution, which needs to be adopted by Feb. 26, is likely to face ...

News Yemen » Government: Former British Diplomat Appointed UN Envoy to Yemen

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/un-envoy-to-yemen-appointed/4258786.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

A Saudi-led coalition has been carrying out airstrikes against Iranian-allied rebels known as Houthis after they overran the capital and forced Yemen’s government into exile.

News Yemen » Government: UAE Intercepts Houthi Missile Fired Toward Mokha In Yemen

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/19022018-uae-intercepts-houthi-missile-fired-toward-mokha-in-yemen/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Yemen’s National Army forces also made progress in regaining ... The raids led to numerous lives lost and damaged the Houthi equipment, as the forces loyal to the legitimate Yemeni government blocked their attempts to infiltrate liberated areas.

News Yemen » Government: Three Years After Declaring Neutrality in Yemen Conflict, Pakistan to Send Troops to Saudi Arabia

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/three-years-after-declaring-neutrality-in-yemen-conflict-pakistan-to-send-troops-to-saudi-arabia/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Meanwhile, in Islamabad, the Army’s announcement has spurred a domestic political crisis, with the opposition accusing the government of defying the parliament ... coalition began striking Houthi targets in Yemen as part of Operation Decisive Storm ...

News Yemen » Government: UN chief appoints former British diplomat envoy to Yemen

News channel or source: http://www.roanoke.com/news/nation/wire/un-chief-appoints-former-british-diplomat-envoy-to-yemen/article_ed1e21af-a32b-5db8-8b63-29bb73088b2f.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

A Saudi-led coalition has been carrying out airstrikes against Iranian-allied rebels known as Houthis after they overran the capital and forced Yemen's government into exile.