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World Jun 09Yemen’s rebels crack down as COVID-19 and rumors spread
The coronavirus is spreading throughout Yemen, a country that has been devastated by five years of civil war.
World May 05Yemen’s south in turmoil after separatists’ self-rule bid
A bid by separatists funded by the United Arab Emirates to assert control over southern Yemen has reopened a dangerous new front in Yemen's civil war and pushed it closer to fragmentation at a time when the coronavirus pandemic poses…
World Apr 08Saudi officials announce Yemen cease-fire amid pandemic
Officials said the cease-fire will be for two weeks, during which the coalition supporting Yemen's internationally recognized government will support U.N. efforts to bring the rival parties to the table for peace talks.
World Feb 19UN programs in Yemen blocked as Houthi rebels impede aid flow
Aid workers privately expressed concerns about the funds from U.N. aid agencies being diverted into the coffers of Houthi leaders or their supporters.
World Jul 04Boat with 86 migrants capsizes off the coast of Tunisia
The shipwreck late Wednesday off the Tunisian city of Zarzis came a day after a deadly airstrike on a Libyan detention center that killed at least 44 migrants.
World Apr 12Sudanese army says it holds president, won’t extradite him
Sudanese military officials who ousted President Omar al-Bashir said they will not extradite the longtime ruler but will put him on trial at home, before the nation. He faces charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide for his…
World Apr 11Sudanese officials say army forced president to step down
The circumstances of al-Bashir's apparent ouster after months of intensifying protests were not clear and his whereabouts were unknown.
World Dec 31AP report: Yemen’s food donations are being snatched from the starving
Documents reviewed by The Associated Press and interviews show that thousands of families in the city of Taiz are not getting international food aid intended for them — often because it has been seized by armed units that are allied…
World Nov 14In Yemen, a race to save a boy from al-Qaida and a U.S. drone
They knew that al-Qaida militants were based in the mountains, sending fighters out to battle the Houthis, while trying to elude missiles fired from U.S. drones that often killed innocents.