Yemen Headlines

  • US hits Iran firms with sanctions for counterfeit Yemen cash

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni currency as a part of a scheme by...

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  • U.S. sanctions individuals, entities for Iran-linked counterfeiting

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday said it was sanctioning a network of individuals and companies saying they had counterfeited Yemeni bank notes potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the Iran Revolutionary Guard's Qods Force.

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  • Lebanon's Hezbollah denies sending weapons to Yemen

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Monday his Iran-backed group had not sent any weapons to Yemen and categorically denied that it was behind the firing of a ballistic missile that was launched at Riyadh from territory held by Yemeni Houthi rebels.

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  • Lebanon's Hezbollah denies sending weapons to Yemen

    BEIRUT, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Monday his Iran-backed group had not sent any weapons to Yemen and categorically...

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  • 2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water: Red Cross

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The capital Sanaa and al-Bayda have joined the list of Yemen cities without clean water due to the blockade by a Saudi-led coalition which has cut off supplies of fuel for pumping, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday.

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  • 2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water: Red Cross

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The capital Sanaa and al-Bayda have joined the list of Yemen cities without clean water due to the blockade by a Saudi-led coalition which has cut off supplies of fuel for pumping, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Monday.

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  • Hezbollah leader says ready to pull commanders from Iraq

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday it was ready to withdraw its commanders from Iraq once Islamic State was defeated there, and denied accusations it sends arms to flashpoints such as Yemen and Bahrain.

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  • Iran, Lebanon reject Arab League criticism as tensions mount

    Iran on Monday rejected a harsh statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah, saying the tirade was “full of lies” and the product of Saudi “pressure and propaganda.”

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  • Lebanon's president rejects terrorism suggestion

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese president appeared to defend Hezbollah as necessary to resist Israel on Monday, after an Arab League statement accused the group of terrorism and noted it is part of Lebanon's coalition government.

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  • Lebanon's president rejects terrorism suggestion

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese president appeared to defend Hezbollah as necessary to resist Israel on Monday, after an Arab League statement accused the group of terrorism and noted it is part of Lebanon's coalition government.

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  • Iran, Lebanon reject Arab League criticism as tensions mount

    Iran on Monday rejected a harsh statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah, saying the tirade was "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda." State media quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi as...

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  • World Food Program fears more Yemen deaths amid blockade

    CAIRO (AP) - The head of the World Food Program says millions in Yemen face the risk of more deaths as aid deliveries cannot get to the needy because the...

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  • Saudi Arabia and Arab allies push for unity against Iran, Hezbollah meddling

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers criticised Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah at an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday, calling for a united front to counter Iranian interference.

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  • World Food Program fears more Yemen deaths amid blockade

    The head of the World Food Program says millions in Yemen face the risk of more deaths as aid deliveries cannot get to the needy because the blockade by the … Click to Continue

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  • Saudi Arabia and Arab allies push for unity against Iran, Hezbollah meddling

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers criticized Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah at an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday, calling for a united front to counter Iranian interference.

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  • The House Finally Debates the War in Yemen. But the War Will Go On.

    Daniel R. DePetris Security, Middle East Yemen’s civil war will likely get worse before it gets better. The civil war in Yemen is well into its third year, a conflict that UN officials and humanitarian officials have consistently labeled as one of the most detrimental, man-made disasters in the world. An astounding seventeen million people in the poverty-stricken Arab country are food insecure, which means that 60 percent of Yemen’s entire population doesn’t know whether they will be able to...

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  • Saudi Arabia and Arab allies accuse Iran and Hezbollah of interference

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers criticised Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah at an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday, warning they would not stand by in the face of Iranian interference in Arab affairs.

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  • Yemen is on the brink of a horrible famine. Here’s how things got so bad.

    80 percent of the country is food-insecure.

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  • Saudi Arabia, Arab allies in Cairo talks on Iran, Hezbollah

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs.

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  • Saudi Arabia, Arab allies in Cairo talks on Iran, Hezbollah

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs.

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  • Saudi Arabia, Arab allies to hold Cairo talks on Iran, Hezbollah

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi'ite ally Hezbollah, who the Arab allies say are interfering in their internal affairs.

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  • The Observer view on Saudi Arabia, the US and Yemen

    While Yemen starves, Trump moves ever close to its tormenter, the headstrong ruler of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, is a young man in a hurry. So, too, is Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser. Together, they make a dangerous combination. By all accounts, the two men have become firm friends, forging a strong bond melding youth and power. Kushner, 36, made his third visit to Saudi Arabia this year at the end of October. He reportedly talked...

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  • MSF says it can't deliver live-saving aid to Yemen capital

    International aid group Doctors Without Borders says it has not been able to deliver live-saving medical and humanitarian assistance to the people in dire need in the Yemeni capital because of a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Shiite rebels.

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  • MSF says it can't deliver live-saving aid to Yemen capital

    CAIRO (AP) - International aid group Doctors Without Borders says it has not been able to deliver live-saving medical and humanitarian assistance to the...

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