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Yemen

Country on the Arabian Peninsula

Yemen, sometimes spelled Yaman, officially the Republic of Yemen, is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 square kilometres. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Gulf of Aden and Guardafui Channel to the south, and Oman to the east. Yemen's territory encompasses more than 200 islands, including the Socotra islands in the Arabian Sea. Yemen is a member of the Arab League, United Nations, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Yemen is characterized as a failed state with high necessity of transformation.

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A nationwide ceasefire in response to the global coronavirus outbreak went into effect in Yemen on Thursday, stirring hope for an end to the five-year-old war..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 hours ago

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Saudi Arabia said it would observe a unilateral cease-fire in Yemen, and the head of the World Health Organization cautioned that politicizing the pandemic would..
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Saudi Arabia will contribute $500 million to the United Nations humanitarian response plan for Yemen in 2020 and $25 million to help combat the spread of the new..
Credit: Reuters - Published 15 hours ago

Saudi state TV said early on Thursday that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a ballistic missile at the Yemeni city of Marib, hours before a..
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Saudi state TV said early on Thursday that Yemen's Houthis targeted residential areas in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah, hours before a ceasefire announced by the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 15 hours ago

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Wednesday it was halting military operations nationwide in support of U.N. efforts..
Credit: Reuters - Published 16 hours ago

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthi group in Yemen announced on Wednesday a nationwide ceasefire for two weeks starting on Thursday at noon,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi movement in Yemen will begin a two-week ceasefire on Thursday, senior Saudi officials said on Wednesday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement will announce at midnight on Wednesday it is halting military operations nationwide to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 18 hours ago

Warring factions in Yemen accused each other on Sunday of attacking an oil pipeline pumping station in the central province of Marib, where clashes have raged..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The oil ministry of the internationally-recognized, Saudi-backed government in Yemen said on Sunday the Iran-aligned Houthi group had attacked an oil pipeline..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The United Nations and Western allies are pointing to the threat of coronavirus to push Yemen's combatants to agree to fresh talks to end a war that has left..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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