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Republic in Western Asia

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Yemen: Republic in Western Asia
Yemen , officially known as the Republic of Yemen, is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. Yemen 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 includes more than 200 islands.

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U.N. envoy sees troop withdrawal in Yemen's Hodeidah within weeks

Yemen's warring parties could start withdrawing forces from the main port city of Hodeidah within weeks, a move needed to pave the way for political negotiations to end the four-year war, the U.N...
Reuters - Published

French weapons not used against civilians in Yemen: minister

French weapons are not being used against civilians in Yemen, France's armed forces minister Florence Parly told Radio Classique on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Yemen

Trump's War Powers Veto Blocks Congress From Yemen Oversight [Video]Trump's War Powers Veto Blocks Congress From Yemen Oversight

The War Powers Resolution was meant as a way to give Congress some oversight on how the U.S. military was being deployed overseas.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Trump Thinks Congress Is Acting In Response To His Former Actions With Saudi Arabia [Video]Trump Thinks Congress Is Acting In Response To His Former Actions With Saudi Arabia

White House officials said President Donald Trump thinks Congress is working against him. Trump feels Congress’ efforts to take away U.S. military aid for the Saudi-led war in Yemen is because of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump Vetoes Resolution to Withdraw from Yemen War [Video]Trump Vetoes Resolution to Withdraw from Yemen War

The resolution passed the House and Senate, but it may not have enough support for Congress to override the president's veto.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:47Published

Yemen's Hadi attends rare parliamentary session [Video]Yemen's Hadi attends rare parliamentary session

President-aligned parliamentarians gather in Sayoun, eastern Yemen, elect GPC's Sultan al-Burkani as new speaker.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:24Published

UK court to consider legality of arms sales to Saudi [Video]UK court to consider legality of arms sales to Saudi

Amid the crisis in Yemen, the UK Court of Appeal will hear an appeal in favour of overturning arms sales to Saudi Arabia,

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

U.S.: Iran's revolutionary guards a 'terror' group [Video]U.S.: Iran's revolutionary guards a 'terror' group

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday designated Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented step that raises tension in the Middle East...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published

Saudi-led air raids 'kill at least 11 civilians' in Yemen's Sanaa [Video]Saudi-led air raids 'kill at least 11 civilians' in Yemen's Sanaa

Most of those killed in the attack were children, a spokesperson for the rebel-controlled health ministry said.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:00Published

Yemen's cholera outbreak kills over 300 people [Video]Yemen's cholera outbreak kills over 300 people

The war has damaged the country's infrastructure, making conditions ripe for contamination.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:46Published

US House approves resolution to end US role in Yemen war [Video]US House approves resolution to end US role in Yemen war

The measure now goes to Trump, but the White House has signalled the president will likely veto the bill.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:54Published

House Passes Measure For U.S. Military Exit From Yemen [Video]House Passes Measure For U.S. Military Exit From Yemen

​The Yemen War Powers Resolution passed Thursday's House vote 247-175 and will now be sent to President Donald Trump's desk.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

House Passes Resolution Ending US Support For Saudi Arabia In Yemen War [Video]House Passes Resolution Ending US Support For Saudi Arabia In Yemen War

The House of Representatives passed a resolution requiring the United States to withdraw support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. It had previously passed the Senate in March and will now head to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

Killed by cholera, Yemeni doctor knew he was fighting Killed by cholera, Yemeni doctor knew he was fighting "disastrous" epidemic

When Reuters interviewed Yemeni doctor Mohammed Abdul-Mughni, he described a 'disastrous' epidemic of cholera, the third major outbreak since war broke out in the country. Two weeks later, the disease..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

UK Labour Party demands answers on British troops in Yemen [Video]UK Labour Party demands answers on British troops in Yemen

Labour Party leaders are demanding answers after reports in British media that UK special forces had been involved in battles with Yemen's Houthi rebels.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:09Published

Yemen's healthcare system among war's wreckage [Video]Yemen's healthcare system among war's wreckage

More than half of hospitals and clinics destroyed, leading to shortage of vital medicines after years of confilct.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:46Published

Seven dead after missile hits Yemeni hospital [Video]Seven dead after missile hits Yemeni hospital

A missile struck outside a Save the Children-supported hospital on Tuesday, killing seven people, including four children, the charity said, as Yemenis rallied to show support for the Houthi movement..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Yemen's war: Kitaf air raid kills seven, including four children [Video]Yemen's war: Kitaf air raid kills seven, including four children

Missile hits near entrance to hospital in northwest Yemen, killing hospital staff, children and a guard, aid group says.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:00Published

Hospital airstrike marks four years of Yemen Civil War [Video]Hospital airstrike marks four years of Yemen Civil War

At least seven people have died in an airstrike on a hospital in Yemen, marking the end of the fourth year of the country's conflict.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:10Published

Thousands rally in Yemen to mark four years of war [Video]Thousands rally in Yemen to mark four years of war

Thousands of Yemenis rallied in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday to mark the fourth anniversary of a war that has killed tens of thousands of people and pushed the country to the verge of starvation...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Thousands rally in Yemen's Sanaa to mark fourth anniversary of civil war [Video]Thousands rally in Yemen's Sanaa to mark fourth anniversary of civil war

Thousands of Yemenis rallied in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday to mark the fourth anniversary of a war that has killed tens of thousands of people and pushed the country to the brink of starvation. Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published

Millions displaced by four years of conflict in Yemen [Video]Millions displaced by four years of conflict in Yemen

No drought or natural disaster in Yemen but millions go to bed hungry because of the four-year war.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:39Published

Four years of Yemen war leaves economy in ruins [Video]Four years of Yemen war leaves economy in ruins

Country's economy has shrunk by 50 percent since 2015 and the price of food has more than doubled amid mass starvation.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:52Published

Yemen's warring sides fail to release prisoners [Video]Yemen's warring sides fail to release prisoners

Thousands of Yemenis have been detained without cause, and some are forcibly disappeared without a trace.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:24Published

10 years and 9 kilos: Child starvation takes its toll in Yemen [Video]10 years and 9 kilos: Child starvation takes its toll in Yemen

The malnourishment of children in Yemen leaves them not only hungry and physically weak, but also easy prey for diseases like cholera.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

Yemen's villages starve as war enters fifth year [Video]Yemen's villages starve as war enters fifth year

As Yemen's war grinds into its fifth year with diplomatic efforts to resolve it stalling, ten-year-old Afaf's father sees little hope he will be able to give his starving daughter the food or..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:58Published

 

Despite President Trump's veto, Congress likely to try to curb U.S. role in Yemen war

Lawmakers are already looking for other ways to confront the administration over its support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. Here’s why Republicans and Democrats alike are increasingly willing..
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump vetoes bill to end U.S. involvement in Yemen civil war

"This resolution is ... endangering the lives of American citizens and brave service members, both today and in the future," the president said Tuesday
CBS News - Published

'An unnecessary, dangerous attempt': Trump vetoes resolution to force US withdrawal from Yemen

President Donald Trump formally vetoed a measure that would force his administration to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
USATODAY.com - Published

AP journalists win Pulitzer for coverage of Yemen

Three Associated Press journalists were awarded the Pulitzer Prize in international reporting Monday for their coverage of Yemen's brutal civil war. AP's CEO and executive editor thanked these..
USATODAY.com - Published

Britain urges 'stronger measures' at U.N. if no progress on Yemen's Hodeidah deal

The United Nations' Security Council should consider "stronger measures" if there was no progress in the coming weeks on a deal between Yemen's warring parties on a key port, Britain said on Monday, as..
Reuters - Published

French-made tanks and howitzer canons used in Yemeni war: Disclose

French arms including tanks and laser-guided missile systems sold to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are being used in the Yemeni war against civilians, leaked intelligence published by..
Reuters - Published

Yemeni-Americans to boycott NY Post over controversial front page

"What the New York Post is doing is endangering the lives of American Muslims and people of color," Yemeni American Merchant Association said
CBS News - Published

Yemen leader-in-exile Hadi returns for meeting of divided parliament

Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who lives in Saudi Arabia while rival Houthi forces control the capital Sanaa, made a rare visit to his country on Saturday for a meeting of the divided..
Reuters - Published

Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit Yemeni capital as violence flares

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen carried out air strikes against two Houthi targets in the capital Sanaa early on Wednesday, its spokesman said.
Reuters - Published

Saudi led coalition strikes Yemen's capital: Ekhbariya TV

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen struck Houthi targets in the capital Sanna, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported early on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

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