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Yemen: Country on the Arabian Peninsula
Yemen, sometimes spelled Yaman, 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 Oman and the Arabian Sea to the east. Yemen's territory encompasses more than 200 islands, including Socotra, one of the largest islands in the Middle East. Yemen is a member of the Arab League, United Nations, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Yemen is characterized as a failed state with high necessity of transformation.

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British boy strikes up a pen-pal relationship with girl from Yemen [Video]

British boy strikes up a pen-pal relationship with girl from Yemen

Apollo, a six-year-old British boy, has struck up a pen-pal friendship with a young Yemeni girl - Razan - who was injured by an air strike during the conflict which has now lasted six years. They..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:20Published
COVID-19 Pandemic: A new challenge for war-torn Yemen [Video]

COVID-19 Pandemic: A new challenge for war-torn Yemen

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Saudi-led coalition intercepts missiles over Riyadh, Jizan [Video]

Saudi-led coalition intercepts missiles over Riyadh, Jizan

A spokesman for the coalition says there are no casualties from the attacks blamed on Yemen's Houthi rebels.

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UN urges immediate truce in five-year conflict in Yemen [Video]

UN urges immediate truce in five-year conflict in Yemen

As feuding sides fail to reconcile their differences, stalemate is likely to claim more innocent lives.

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Yemen: Five years of conflict leaves millions of children suffering [Video]

Yemen: Five years of conflict leaves millions of children suffering

Thursday marks five years since the beginning of Yemen's continuing civil war.

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Yemen suspends flights, closes schools amid coronavirus fears [Video]

Yemen suspends flights, closes schools amid coronavirus fears

Schools in Yemen are closed and flights are suspended and other restrictions are being enforced in fears of coronavirus spread.

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War-torn Yemen gears up for coronavirus battle [Video]

War-torn Yemen gears up for coronavirus battle

A rush to make face masks to prepare for coronavirus in a country where healthcare system has been ravaged by war.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published
UN envoy warns military escalation puts Yemen peace moves at risk [Video]

UN envoy warns military escalation puts Yemen peace moves at risk

UN Special envoy to Yemen says latest violence could spread, reverse gains after lull in fighting over past year.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:17Published
USS Normandy seizes vessel with Iranian weapons in the Arabian Sea [Video]

USS Normandy seizes vessel with Iranian weapons in the Arabian Sea

The U.S. has seized yet another vessel containing Iranian-made weapons that was apparently bound for Houthi forces in Yemen.

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Dozens of civilians killed in Saudi-UAE-led air raids in Yemen [Video]

Dozens of civilians killed in Saudi-UAE-led air raids in Yemen

Attacks in al-Jawf come after a Saudi fighter jet crashed in the same area, with Houthis claiming to have shot it down.

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Saudi fighter jet crashes in northern Yemen's al-Jawf province [Video]

Saudi fighter jet crashes in northern Yemen's al-Jawf province

Houthi rebels earlier claimed they shot down a military plane belonging to 'enemy forces' in the same province.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:59Published
30 Yemenis medically evacuated for the first time in three years [Video]

30 Yemenis medically evacuated for the first time in three years

This is the first time in three years that Yemeni patients are allowed to fly from Sanaa for medical treatment abroad.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published
U.S. says it has killed Al Qaeda Yemen chief [Video]

U.S. says it has killed Al Qaeda Yemen chief

President Donald Trump said Friday the United States had killed the head of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, regarded as one of the network's most dangerous branches. Lucy Fielder reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

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Missiles intercepted above Saudi capital and city of Jazan -state media

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Yemen warring parties back U.N. truce call, as U.S. starts aid reduction

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