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U.S. senators demand investigation of reports of torture in Yemen

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WASHINGTON The leaders of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee asked Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday to investigate any involvement of U.S. interrogators at secret prisons in Yemen where inmates have reportedly been tortured.

Saudi crown prince donates $66 million to fight Yemen cholera epidemic

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's crown prince has donated $66.7 million to combat a cholera epidemic in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is fighting in a war blamed for causing a humanitarian disaster.

Health, 12:38am IST

Saudi crown prince donates $66 million to fight Yemen cholera epidemic

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's crown prince has donated $66.7 million to combat a cholera epidemic in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is fighting in a war blamed for causing a humanitarian disaster.

World, 23 Jun 2017

U.S. military says kills al Qaeda leader in key Yemen province

WASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Thursday it carried out an air strike in Yemen that killed Abu Khattab al Awlaqi, the emir for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's Shabwa province, along with two other militants.

World, 22 Jun 2017

U.N. blames warring sides for Yemen's 'man-made' cholera 'catastrophe'

GENEVA U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien described the cholera outbreak in Yemen, which is fast approaching 300,000 cases, as a "man-made catastrophe" caused by the warring sides in the country's civil war and their international backers.

Health, 22 Jun 2017

U.N. blames warring sides for Yemen's "man-made" cholera "catastrophe"

GENEVA U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien described the cholera outbreak in Yemen, which is fast approaching 300,000 cases, as a "man-made catastrophe" caused by the warring sides in the country's civil war and their international backers.

World, 22 Jun 2017

New assertive generation of Gulf leaders at heart of Qatar rift

DUBAI Two years after launching headfirst into a conflict in Yemen that has no end in sight, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have astonished the world again, this time with a severe boycott of neighbouring Qatar.

World, 19 Jun 2017

Twenty five killed in Saudi air strikes on Yemen market - health official

DUBAI At least 25 Yemenis were killed when Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck a market in the northern Saada province, a local health official said on Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly incidents in the 27-month-old conflict.

World, Aerospace & Defence, 18 Jun 2017

Twenty five killed in Saudi air strikes on Yemen market- health official

DUBAI, June 18 At least 25 Yemenis were killed when Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck a market in the northern Saada province, a local health official said on Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly incidents in the 27-month-old conflict.

18 Jun 2017

Yemen government agrees to U.N. Hodeidah plan, Houthis sceptical

CAIRO Yemen's Saudi-backed government said on Saturday it agreed to a two-point plan advanced by the United Nations to ease suffering in the country's civil war, but the Iran-aligned Houthi movement remained sceptical.

World, 17 Jun 2017