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World Dec 18Cease-fire in Yemen takes effect, but peace could prove elusive
A cease-fire on Tuesday halted months of heavy fighting in Yemen's port city of Hodeida, raising hopes that the latest U.N.-led peace efforts can end the civil war and alleviate the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
World Nov 21Nearly 85,000 Yemeni children died from hunger and disease during civil war, aid group says
"For every child killed by bombs and bullets, dozens are starving to death and it's entirely preventable," said Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children's Yemen director.
World Nov 02Christian pilgrims in Egypt ambushed; ISIS claims responsibility
Islamic militants on Friday ambushed three buses carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital of Cairo, killing seven and wounding 19, according to the Coptic Orthodox Church and the Interior Ministry.
World Oct 25UN: Death toll from Saudi airstrike in Yemen at 21
Wednesday's attack came amid mounting fears of a fresh coalition assault on Hodeida — a city that has been the lifeline for international aid deliveries to Yemen.
World Sep 02Rights group says strike on bus in Yemen is ‘apparent war crime’
An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen that killed dozens of people last month is an "apparent war crime," an international rights group said Sunday.