Red Cross aid worker killed in Yemen

A gunman shot dead a Lebanese aid worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Saturday near the city of Taiz, southern Yemen. The incident took place early in the morning when a team of aid workers from the ICRC was returning from Taiz city. The ICRC[…]

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Heavy rains trigger deadly floods in Yemen

At least 15 people have died in parts of central and southern Yemen after heavy summer rains triggered flash flooding, sweeping away dozens of cars and wrecking homes in the crisis-hit country, according to local officials and residents. Torrential rains destroyed several homes in Jibla, some 6km from the central[…]

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Besieged Taiz finally receives aid

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has delivered desperately needed medical supplies to Yemen’s war-torn central city of Taiz for the first time in five months. Taiz has become a flashpoint in the ongoing Yemeni war between the Iran-allied Houthi fighters, who control the capital Sanaa, and forces loyal to President Abd-Rabbu[…]

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Heavy fighting breaks out in Yemen’s Taiz

At least 20 Houthi militia fighters were killed in heavy clashes in Yemen’s third-largest city Taiz on Thursday, a day after they pounded it with rockets, forces loyal to the government said. Taiz, considered Yemen’s cultural capital, has suffered huge destruction since becoming a main battleground in the conflict between[…]

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