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Republic in Western Asia

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Yemen: Republic in Western Asia
Yemen, officially the Republic of Yemen, is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 square kilometres. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Gulf of Aden and Guardafui Channel to the south, and the Arabian Sea and Oman to the east. Yemen's territory encompasses more than 200 islands, including the largest island in the Middle East, Socotra. Yemen is a member of the Arab League, United Nations, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

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U.N. calls out Saudi Arabia, UAE for not paying Yemen aid pledges

United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock called out Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday for only paying a "modest proportion" of the hundreds of millions of dollars they pledged five..
Reuters - Published

Explainer: Japan's Abe faces headache from U.S. plan for Mideast maritime coalition

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a tough diplomatic challenge from an expected U.S. request to send its navy to join a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Yemen

Iran claims to have impounded foreign ship [Video]Iran claims to have impounded foreign ship

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has seized a foreign ship smuggling fuel in the Gulf, state television quoted Iran’s elite force as saying in a statement on Thursday. Havovi Cooper reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

US House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes [Video]US House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes

House passes defence bill with amendments addressing Iran, Saudi arm sales and Yemen. Trump has threatened a veto.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

Yemenis protest against severe fuel shortage [Video]Yemenis protest against severe fuel shortage

Hundreds of Yemenis have been protesting outside the UN office in Sanaa demanding action against fuel restrictions imposed by Saudi Arabia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:41Published

US wants military coalition to protect waters off Iran [Video]US wants military coalition to protect waters off Iran

Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Tuesday the U.S. had hammered out a plan under which an international military coalition would safeguard strategic waters..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Theresa May faces heat over Saudi arms sales at PMQs [Video]Theresa May faces heat over Saudi arms sales at PMQs

Jeremy Corbyn challenged the prime minister about the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia, which is engaged in the war in Yemen.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:41Published

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport: reports [Video]Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport: reports

Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday (June 23) that killed one person and wounded 21 others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

World Food Programme announces partial suspension of Yemen aid [Video]World Food Programme announces partial suspension of Yemen aid

The UN agency says the decision will apply in Sanaa and was taken to prevent diversion of food away from vulnerable people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:21Published

'Historic' UK decision outlaws arms sales for Saudi war on Yemen [Video]'Historic' UK decision outlaws arms sales for Saudi war on Yemen

British weapons, particularly aircraft and missiles, are crucial to Saudi Arabia's war effort in Yemen.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:47Published

Arms sales to Saudi Arabia 'unlawful', rules UK's top court [Video]Arms sales to Saudi Arabia 'unlawful', rules UK's top court

A court rules the British government acted unlawfully in the way it sold weapons to Saudi Arabia that may have been used in Yemen conflict.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:20Published

Pompeo keeps Saudis off child soldier recruiters list: report [Video]Pompeo keeps Saudis off child soldier recruiters list: report

Pompeo dismisses his experts' findings that Saudi-led coalition has used underage fighters in Yemen, Reuters reports.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

Pompeo Blocks Inclusion of Saudis On U.S. Child Soldiers List [Video]Pompeo Blocks Inclusion of Saudis On U.S. Child Soldiers List

According to Reuters, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a U.S. list of countries that recruit child soldiers. Pompeo dismissed his experts’ findings that a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Ethiopian migrants rescued from Yemen [Video]Ethiopian migrants rescued from Yemen

Around 12,000 people take the dangerous sea journey from the Horn of Africa to Yemen every month despite its poverty.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:38Published

UN says Yemen conflict is worsening [Video]UN says Yemen conflict is worsening

Humanitarian affairs chief, Mark Lowcock, said fighting this year in Yemen displaced more than 250,000 people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:01Published

Yemen's Houthis claim new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport [Video]Yemen's Houthis claim new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport

New drone attack comes days after Saudi-led coalition bombed Sanaa as two sides engage in tit-for-tat attacks.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:41Published

Saudi coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen capital: Report [Video]Saudi coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen capital: Report

Saudi-led coalition's reported attacks on Houthis in Sanaa come amid sharp escalation on both sides in recent days.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport again [Video]Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport again

Yemen’s Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the capital Sanaa. Emily Wither reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

Houthi rebels fire missile at Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: TV [Video]Houthi rebels fire missile at Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: TV

Yemeni rebels fire cruise missile a day after two drones were intercepted by the Saudis, pro-Houthi TV reports.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:03Published

Yemen's Houthis claim seizing 20 positions in Saudi Arabia [Video]Yemen's Houthis claim seizing 20 positions in Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthis claim territorial gains in Saudi Arabia

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:00Published

Yemen’s war: Medical imports ban endangers patients [Video]Yemen’s war: Medical imports ban endangers patients

The Ministry of Health run by Houthi rebels in Sanaa says import restrictions imposed by the Saudi-UAE coalition are hurting patients.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published

Eid in Yemen: Civilians endure another year of war [Video]Eid in Yemen: Civilians endure another year of war

Outside Yemen, Eid means presents, treats, and sweets. But for thousands of Yemenis, they only dream of a decent meal.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

A mother’s life in a makeshift Yemeni camp [Video]A mother’s life in a makeshift Yemeni camp

Some people have received tents while others have to take shelter under trees.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:31Published

Yemen: Funerals held for Sanaa air attack victims [Video]Yemen: Funerals held for Sanaa air attack victims

The air attacks and renewed fighting in Yemen's Hodeidah port city further complicate UN-sponsored peace efforts to end the four-year war.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:38Published

Threat Of Conflict Between United States & Iran Highlighted [Video]Threat Of Conflict Between United States & Iran Highlighted

According to a report by Reuters, threats of conflict between the United States and Iran have turned a spotlight on the places and ways their forces, proxies or allies could clash. Iran reportedly..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

UN warns food aid to Yemen could be suspended [Video]UN warns food aid to Yemen could be suspended

World Food Programme says it could suspend aid in Houthi-controlled areas due to 'repeated obstacles' placed in its way.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

 

From Iraq to Yemen, drones raise U.S. alarm over Iranian plans

The increased use of drones by Iran and its allies for surveillance and attacks across the Middle East is raising alarms in Washington.
Reuters - Published

Yemen's Houthis say they launched drone attack on Saudi's Jizan airport

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group said it launched a drone attack on Jizan airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday, part of an escalation of cross-border assaults in the 4-year-old..
Reuters - Published

Saudi-led coalition intercepts Houthi drones targeting Abha and Jizan airports

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted and downed three drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the southwestern Saudi cities of Jizan and Abha, state TV reported on..
Reuters - Published

Saudi-led coalition intercepts drones launched by Yemen's Houthis: state TV

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted two drones in Yemeni airspace on Tuesday that had been launched by Yemeni Houthi forces toward the Saudi city of Jizan, Saudi state TV said.
Reuters - Published

Yemen's Houthis target Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport: Al Masirah TV

Yemen's Houthi military spokesman said the group has targeted drone hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport, the Houthis' Al-Masirah TV reported on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Children from refugee backgrounds falling through cracks

Students from Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen and parts of Africa are too often years behind their Australian-born classmates.
The Age - Published

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen

Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths on Monday.
Reuters - Published

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree port ceasefire moves

Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

U.N. urges Yemen Houthi court to review 30 death sentences

Thirty men were sentenced to death by Houthi authorities in Yemen this week amid credible allegations that many were tortured during three years of politically-motivated detention, the U.N. human..
Reuters - Published

Saudi Arabia moves to secure Yemen Red Sea ports after UAE drawdown

Saudi Arabia's military in Yemen has moved in to secure two strategic Red Sea ports and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after its leading ally the United Arab Emirates substantially reduced its presence..
Reuters - Published

Australia weighs up Mideast maritime role

Defence officials are weighing up whether to back the United States in greater measures to safeguard freedom of navigation off Iran and Yemen.
SBS - Published

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