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Suspected cholera cases in Yemen hit 1 million – ICRC

December 21, 201712:22 pm The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has hit 1 million with more than 80 percent of the population lacking food, fuel, clean water and access to healthcare in the country’s civil war, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday. Yemen, one …

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Saudi says it intercepted Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh

December 19, 20174:20 pm Saudi Arabia said it shot down a ballistic missile Tuesday over Riyadh fired from Yemen by Iran-backed Huthi rebels who announced that the target was the official residence of King Salman. Saudi Arabia and the United States have accused Iran of supplying weapons to the insurgents, …

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US says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis

December 15, 201710:43 am Flanked by singed missile remnants, President Donald Trump’s envoy to the United Nations declared Thursday that “undeniable” evidence proves Iran is arming Houthi rebels in Yemen, the latest bid by the Trump administration to rally the world against the Persian Gulf nation. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley …

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War in Yemen: ‘The world isn’t paying enough attention’

December 12, 201710:14 am The UN has called the war in Yemen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Karl-Otto Zentel, general secretary of humanitarian agency CARE Germany-Luxemburg, describes the human suffering in this overlooked conflict. DW: The UN says over 20 million Yemenis out of a population 28 million are in …

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Trump calls on Saudis to immediately end Yemen blockade

December 7, 201710:27 am President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Saudi Arabia to end its Yemen blockade immediately, citing humanitarian concerns. “I have directed officials in my Administration to call the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to request that they completely allow food, fuel, water, and medicine …

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