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U.N. urges aid access to Yemen ports to avert looming famine

DUBAI A United Nations official visiting both sides in Yemen's civil war has urged them to guarantee more access to the country's ports to let food, fuel and medicine imports in to help ward off a looming famine.

U.N. urges aid access to Yemen ports to avert looming famine

DUBAI A United Nations official visiting both sides in Yemen's civil war has urged them to guarantee more access to the country's ports to let food, fuel and medicine imports in to help ward off a looming famine.

World, 2:42pm IST

Trump might support probe into Yemen raid, White House says

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump might support an investigation into last month's U.S. raid in Yemen that killed several al Qaeda militants but also left a Navy SEAL and several civilians dead, the White House said on Sunday.

World, 26 Feb 2017

Suicide bomber kills at least eight soldiers in Yemen's Zinjibar

ADEN A suicide bomber killed at least eight soldiers in an attack on a military camp in Yemen's southern city of Zinjibar at dawn on Friday, a local official and residents said.

World, 24 Feb 2017

Investigators clear Saudi-led forces of 2015 attacks, blames technical fault for seven deaths

DUBAI A body set up by the Saudi-led coalition to investigate civilian casualties in Yemen said on Thursday a technical fault was responsible for the death of seven people in a 2015 air strike but cleared the alliance of other attacks.

World, 24 Feb 2017

U.N. urgently seeks $4 billion aid to avert famine for 20 million in Africa, Yemen

UNITED NATIONS More than $4 billion is needed by the end of March to help nearly 20 million people who risk starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday.

Environment, Environment, 23 Feb 2017

U.N. urgently seeks $4 billion aid to avert famine for 20 million in Africa, Yemen

UNITED NATIONS More than $4 billion is needed by the end of March to help nearly 20 million people who risk starvation in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday.

World, 23 Feb 2017

Senior Yemeni general killed in Houthi missile attack

ADEN The second-in-command of the Yemeni army was killed on Wednesday when a missile fired by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement hit an army camp, a military source said, the most senior Yemeni officer killed in the country's civil war.

World, 23 Feb 2017

UPDATE 3-Senior Yemeni general killed in Houthi missile attack

ADEN, Feb 22 The second-in-command of the Yemeni army was killed on Wednesday when a missile fired by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement hit an army camp, a military source said, the most senior Yemeni officer killed in the country's civil war.

23 Feb 2017

Yemen launches polio vaccination drive amid fears disease could reappear

LONDON, Feb 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Yemen has launched a major polio vaccination campaign amid fears the disease could reappear in the war-ravaged nation where the health system is on the verge of collapse and aid agencies are warning of famine.

21 Feb 2017