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U.N. council mulls condemning Iran over Yemen's Houthis' getting missiles

Britain, the United States and France want the United Nations Security Council to condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from falling into the hands of Yemen’s Houthi group and commit to take action over the sanctions violations, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Saturday.

Yemeni man pleads guilty in U.S. to trying to join Islamic State

NEW YORK A Yemen-born New York City resident on Friday pleaded guilty to attempting to provide support to Islamic State, admitting that he tried to join the organization and urged someone else to join too.

World, 17 Feb 2018

U.N. Security Council mulls Saudi praise for Yemen aid pledge

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council is considering a British proposal to praise Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for pledging nearly $1 billion to ease Yemen's humanitarian crisis, as U.N. experts accuse a Saudi-led military coalition of using "the threat of starvation as an instrument of war" in Yemen.

World, 16 Feb 2018

Yemen's president Hadi names new central bank governor

RIYADH Yemen's President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi appointed former finance minister Mohammed Zammam as head of the central bank, the state-run Saba news agency reported on Sunday.

12 Feb 2018

Yemen's president Hadi names new central bank governor

RIYADH, Feb 11 Yemen's President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi appointed former finance minister Mohammed Zammam as head of the central bank, the state-run Saba news agency reported on Sunday.

12 Feb 2018

U.S. lays off local staff three years after closing Yemen embassy

ADEN The United States has laid off 360 local staff in Yemen three years after closing its embassy as a civil war spread in the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country.

World, 11 Feb 2018

U.S. welcomes offloading of humanitarian aid in Yemen's Hodeidah

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday welcomed reports that four U.S.-funded cranes operated by the United Nations World Food Programme were unloading supplies in Yemen's Houthi-controlled Hodeidah port.

World, 10 Feb 2018

No sign of France reviewing weapons sales to Saudi-led Yemen coalition - sources

PARIS France has shown no concrete signs of reducing or suspending weapons sales to a Saudi-led coalition despite warnings that some of its weapons could be used in the war in Yemen, sources aware of the issue said on Friday.

World, 10 Feb 2018

U.N. says 22 Ethiopian migrants missing off Yemen

GENEVA Twenty-two Ethiopian migrants are missing after being dumped in the sea off Yemen, the U.N. International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Friday.

World, 09 Feb 2018

Nobel laureate says Saudi, UAE "betrayed" Yemen in push to expand influence

DUBAI Yemeni Nobel Peace laureate Tawakkol Karman called for an end to what she says is a military occupation of her country by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), powerful Arab states she accuses of repressing democratic change in the region.

World, 07 Feb 2018