Yemen

New York Times: This is the front line of Saudi Arabia’s invisible war

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A battlewagon roars through the gates of a beach villa on Yemen’s Red Sea coast, a luxury property with a 20-foot chandelier and indoor pool, now repurposed as a busy field hospital. Young fighters, drenched in the sweat of the battle, leap from the pickup and hoist a wounded comrade, blood strea...

Reuters: Saudi-led alliance attacks Yemen in largest strike of the war

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A Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched an attack on Yemen’s main port city on June 13 in the largest battle of the war, aiming to bring the ruling Houthi movement to its knees at the risk of worsening the world’s biggest humanitarian crisis. Arab warplanes and warships pounded Houthi fortif...

RFE/RL: Russia opposes US bid to condemn Iran over supply of Yemeni arms

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Russia is opposing a bid by the United States and its allies to include language condemning Iran for allegedly violating an arms embargo imposed on Yemeni rebels in a United Nations resolution renewing that embargo this month. “We don’t like condemnations at all, in general,” Ru...

Aljazeera: Russian diplomatic staff leave Yemen’s Sanaa

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Russia has suspended its diplomatic presence in Yemen, and all its staff have left the country due to the situation in the capital Sanaa, according to official Russian sources. Russia’s RIA news agency quoted Maria Zakharova, the country’s foreign ministry spokesperson, as making the ...

The Guardian: Former Yemen president Saleh ‘killed in fresh fighting’

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Saudi-led coalition war planes bombed Yemen’s capital on Dec. 4 as Houthi rebels, backed by Iran, blew up the house of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, prompting unconfirmed reports that he had been killed. Read more here. The post The Guardian: Former Yemen president Saleh ‘killed in f...