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New warning as Yemen warring parties face internal strife

DUBAI Internal strains afflicting both sides in Yemen's conflict have deepened, as the U.N. warned that the failure of the country's political elites to settle their differences has prolonged the suffering of millions already beset by famine and disease.

Yemen violence worsening, more access to north needed - U.N.

UNITED NATIONS Top United Nations officials on Friday warned violence in Yemen was worsening and greater access was needed to the Houthi rebel-held north, particularly through the key Red Sea port of Hodeidah.

World, 19 Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia installing cranes at Yemen ports to boost aid delivery

UNITED NATIONS Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was installing four cranes at three ports in Yemen to help boost humanitarian aid deliveries and was ready to assist with installing cranes at the key port of Hodeidah once it was under control of a neutral party.

World, 18 Aug 2017

Saudi coalition to blame for half of Yemen child casualties: draft U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition was responsible for an "unacceptably high" 51 percent of child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year, according to a draft United Nations report seen by Reuters on Thursday.

World, 17 Aug 2017

Pace of airstrikes, clashes in Yemen sharply higher in 2017 - report

DUBAI Yemen suffered more airstrikes in the first half of this year than in the whole of 2016, increasing the number of civilian deaths and forcing more people to flee their homes, according to a report by international aid agencies.

World, 16 Aug 2017

UPDATE 1-Central bank in wartorn Yemen floats currency

DUBAI, Aug 15 The central bank of Yemen said it had floated the national currency, instructing banks to follow the market rate in a move aimed at shoring up a financial system battered by war.

15 Aug 2017

Yemen's central bank floats riyal currency - circular

DUBAI, Aug 15 Yemen's central bank has floated the country's currency, instructing banks to use the market rate for the riyal instead of a fixed rate, according to a circular issued on Monday.

Regulatory News, 15 Aug 2017

Bomb kills at least nine in southern Yemen: security official

ADEN A bomb exploded in a market in south-western Yemen on Monday, killing at least nine civilians, a local security official said.

14 Aug 2017

Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths: WHO

GENEVA More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

Health, 14 Aug 2017

Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths - WHO

GENEVA More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

World, 14 Aug 2017