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South Yemen separatists declare ceasefire with government forces in Shabwa

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Separatists in southern Yemen have declared a two-day ceasefire in clashes with government forces in Shabwa province. The Southern Transitional Council said in a statement that it "calls...
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Spy drone from Saudi coalition intercepted

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A drone belonging to the Riyadh-led aggression coalition was shot dead by the Yemeni army in northwestern Yemen. Yemeni forces intercepted within a week two spy drones from...
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Britain calls on Houthis to release detained Baha’is

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain on Thursday called on the Houthi group to release Baha'is detained by the group controlling the capital Sanaa and several Yemeni provinces. This came in a tweet...
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Human Rights Watch accuses the coalition of killing 47 Yemeni fishermen and detaining 100...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Human Rights Watch on Wednesday accused the Arab coalition of killing 47 Yemeni fishermen and detaining 100 others since the beginning of 2018. This came in a report...
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Separatist fighters surround two government camps in southern Yemen

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Separatist fighters on Tuesday surrounded two camps belonging to forces loyal to President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi's internationally recognized government in the southern province of Abyan, officials...
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Hadi calls on Yemenis to refuse to “tear” under the control of separatists on...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Monday called on Yemenis to reject "shredding schemes" following the takeover of the internationally recognized authority by southern separatists. The meeting,...
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Flags of the southern Yemeni state flutter in Aden

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Yemeni separatists raised their flags on Aden's buildings and streets to show control after a week of fighting with government forces, reflecting a new political and military...
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Houthi rebels in Yemen announce the appointment of “ambassador” in Tehran

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Houthi rebels in Yemen have announced the appointment of an "ambassador of the Republic of Yemen" to Tehran, a move the internationally recognized Yemeni government said constituted...
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Yemen: UN report accuses Houthis of using Iranian fuel sales to finance war

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Fuel loaded at Iran's ports has generated revenue that has allowed the Houthis to fund war efforts against the Saudi-backed government in Yemen, according to a report...
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Houthis announce the appointment of “ambassador of the Republic of Yemen” in Tehran

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- In a move considered internationally recognized by the Yemeni government as a "blatant violation" of international laws, the Houthis in Yemen announced the appointment of an "ambassador...
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Houthis offer Saudi Arabia to end the war in Yemen

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The leadership of the Shiite movement Ansar Allah (Hussites) is proposing to Saudi Arabia to end the senseless war in Yemen. Such a statement, as Al Mayadeen...
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UN: Violence against civilians in Yemen outweighs all perceptions

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen (OCHA) has described violence against civilians, caused by conflict, above all perceptions and is totally...
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UN urges Aden parties to exercise restraint and abide by international law

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Nations said it was "closely following developments on the ground in Aden," expressing "deep concern over the impact of violence on civilians, with initial reports...
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Khamenei accuses Saudi Arabia and UAE of seeking to divide Yemen

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on Tuesday accused Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of seeking to divide Yemen. This came during a meeting with a delegation...
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What is behind the intense attacks on the UAE’s allies in Yemen? – analysis

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The latest attacks were claimed by Ansar al-Sharia, the local branch of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). The attack led to the killing of at least 17...
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Yemeni government confirms that there is no dialogue without the withdrawal of separatists in...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The government of Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Wednesday demanded the withdrawal of southern separatists from positions they seized in the city of Aden before...
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UAE calls for dialogue between Yemeni parties in Aden

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Arab Emirates on Monday urged southern Yemeni separatists it backs who seized the city of Aden, the seat of the Saudi-backed government, to engage in...
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UAE plays down row with Saudi Arabia after separatist takeover of Aden

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Arab Emirates on Monday played down a row with its ally Saudi Arabia over Yemen after Abu Dhabi-backed separatists seized the city of Aden, the...
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Houthis carried out drone attacks on the Saudi airport of Abha

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Yemen's Houthis have carried out several drone attacks on Abha airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia, Al-Masirah television reported on Tuesday. There was no mention of the attack in...
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Yemen: Separatists declare their readiness for dialogue after the clashes in Aden

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The situation in the southern Yemeni city of Aden eased during Eid al-Adha with the leader of the southern separatists declaring their commitment to a ceasefire and...