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Yemen activist Thabet haunted by war's victims
By  • 29 September 2017
"I made a promise to a child that I would save him and I couldn't." The war in Yemen that Fadia Thabet left behind isn't getting better. Civilians, including children, are still routinely killed or…
Yemen crisis fueled by war, outsiders
By  • 21 September 2017
The Yemen crisis has garnered many superlatives since it began in force in March 2015. The civil war has generated the world's most dire humanitarian crisis, in addition to the largest cholera outbreak in a single year ever…
Yemen war fuels humanitarian crisis
By  • 11 November 2016
Civil war in Yemen has forced more than 3 million people from their homes and left millions more in need of food and other humanitarian aid. With the recent failure of UN-backed peace talks, the…
Photo essay: Hidden war in Yemen
By  • 10 November 2016
While Syria garners international headlines as refugees stream into Europe, Yemen’s plight has gone largely unnoticed. The poorest country in the Middle East, Yemen has been mired in civil war since late 2014 and the…
Four questions: War in Yemen
By  • 29 February 2016
A primer on Yemen's conflict Yemen's year-old civil war has left more than 6,000 dead, 30,000 injured and 2.5 million forced from their homes. Yet outside the region, there is little news coverage of Yemen's…
Yemen's hidden war
By  • 25 February 2016
The conflict in Syria gets the headlines, but 2,000 miles south in Yemen a separate civil war has brought an already impoverished country to its knees. More than 80 percent of the country's population is…
Yemeni journalist killed in sniper attack in Taiz
By  • 23 February 2016
A Yemeni journalist was fatally shot in the head by a sniper in the southwestern city of Taiz while reporting on the conflict between Houthi rebels and pro-government forces. Ahmed Al-Shaibani, a broadcast reporter for…
Yemeni freelance reporter killed in coalition airstrike
By  • 26 January 2016
A Yemeni freelance reporter has been killed by a Saudi-led coalition air raid outside Yemen’s capital Sana'a while on an assignment for Voice of America, the U.S. sponsored news network said. The strike killed 25…
Yemeni journalist mourned after shooting
By  • 26 March 2015
A prominent Yemeni journalist, human rights activist and leader of the Shi'a Houthi movement has been buried days after his killing by unknown gunmen in the capital Sana'a. Mourners supportive of the Houthi movement, which…
Yemen instability bolsters al-Qaida group
By , • 19 March 2015
Yemen's instability is an opportunity for Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula With continuing carnage in Syria and Iraq and a recent election in Israel, there’s one story that has been overshadowed from the Middle East:…
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