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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 and the Arabian Sea to the east. Yemen's territory encompasses more than 200 islands, including Socotra, one of the largest islands in the Middle East. Yemen is a member of the Arab League, United Nations, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. The state is characterized as a failed state with high necessity of transformation.

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Saudi Arabia said it had intercepted several ballistic missiles fired by Yemeni Houthi forces towards Saudi cities on Friday ahead of a gathering of finance..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 hours ago

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Saudi Arabia said it had intercepted several ballistic missiles fired from Yemen towards Saudi cities on Friday as finance ministers and central bankers from the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 9 hours ago

Saudi Arabia said on early Friday it had intercepted and destroyed several ballistic missiles launched by Houthi militia toward Saudi cities, state news agency..
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The U.S. Navy discovered a new type of antiaircraft missile after seizing two shipments in the Arabian Sea.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 2 days ago

Six Yemeni soldiers were killed when a convoy carrying the country's defense minister was hit by a landmine explosion on Wednesday, but the minister was..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Yemenโ€™s Iran-aligned Houthi movement accused the Saudi-led coalition of carrying out retaliatory air strikes on Saturday that killed at least 30 people..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Saturday that Riyadh was still committed to back-channel peace talks with Yemen's Houthi rebels, despite a recent..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Yemenโ€™s Iran-aligned Houthi movement accused the Saudi-led coalition of carrying out retaliatory air strikes on Saturday that killed 30 people including..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Yemen's Houthis military spokesperson, Yahya Saria, said that Houthis downed a tornado warplane belonging to "enemy forces" in Al-Jawf, the groupโ€™s Al-Masirah..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A British law firm filed requests on Wednesday with the authorities in Britain, the United States and Turkey to arrest senior officials from the United Arab..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A British law firm filed requests on Tuesday with the authorities in Britain, the United States and Turkey to arrest senior officials from the United Arab..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Britain, the United States and Turkey were on Wednesday formally asked to arrest senior officials from the United Arab Emirates on suspicion of carrying out war..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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