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Dialogue is “the only way” to calm the situation in Yemen – Riyadh and...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said during his visit to Saudi Arabia during...
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Yemen: Southern separatists adopt conciliatory tone after deadly fighting

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- After last week's violence, al-Adha's Muslim holiday seems to have calmed the spirits in southern Yemen, as separatist leader Aidarous al-Zoubaidi said he was ready to abide...
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Saudi-led military coalition hits separatists in Yemen

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Saudi-led military alliance said in a statement on Sunday it had targeted an area that posed a direct threat to an important position of the legitimate...
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Separatists in Yemen refuse to negotiate under “threat”

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Separatists in southern Yemen said Sunday that they would not negotiate "under threat", stressing at the same time they stand with the Saudi-led military coalition in their...
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Saudi-led military coalition hits separatists in Yemen

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen launched raids on a site for southern separatists the day after they seized control of the presidential palace in Aden, while...
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UN chief concerned over clashes in Aden

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed deep concern on Saturday over violent clashes in the Yemeni city of Aden and urged a cessation of hostilities. In a statement, Guterres...
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Iran: UAE is reconsidering its tough stance on Yemen

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is "reviewing its aggressive approach to Yemen," the presidency said on Wednesday. This came on the lips of the President of the Office...
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Houthis announce a large-scale attack in the King Khalid Air Base area south of...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The al-Houthi group claimed Monday evening that a large-scale attack on military positions at the King Khalid base in southern Saudi Arabia was carried out in response...
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UAE withdraws most of their troops from Yemen

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- By launching a withdrawal from the Yemeni quagmire, the United Arab Emirates wants to restore their coat of arms, tarnished by an expensive conflict, at the risk...
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Yemen’s last attempt: reorganization of mercenaries

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Saudi Arabia is reorganizing and reorienting coalition troops following the gradual withdrawal of Emirati forces from Yemen. The announcement in early July by the United Arab Emirates...
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Saudi-led coalition targets local market in Yemen

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Saudi army shelled a market in Qatabar town in Sa'ada province in northern Yemen killing and injuring dozens of people. According to the report of the Al...
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UNICEF: 9 million Yemenis most in need receive cash assistance

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Nine million people across Yemen received emergency cash assistance from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to meet their urgent needs as the conflict enters the fifth...
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Yemen: Houthi rebels attack Saudi airport in Abha

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Houthi rebels in Yemen said they attacked Abha's international airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia on Thursday night with drones laden with bombs, the channel said. al-Masirah television. The...
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Yemen: Houthi rebels claim drone attack against Saudi airbase

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Houthi rebels in Yemen said they conducted a drone attack against an airbase in Saudi Arabia on Thursday morning, the Houthi-run Al-Masirah television channel reported. The operation targeted...
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Riyadh and Washington stunned by Houthis military capabilities

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Yemeni forces are able, by piercing the US military barrier erected by the Patriot missile batteries and THAAD missiles, to target the important centers of the Saudi...
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Yemeni rebels are developing their combat capabilities

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Houthi rebels have proved successful in developing their combat capabilities years after the conflict began in Yemen, and their weapons pose a serious threat to Saudi Arabia,...
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UAE confirms not to leave Yemen and redeploys troops

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The UAE, a key member of the Saudi- led military alliance , has said it is not about to leave Yemen amid redeployment of its forces. "Just to...
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How are the Saudi soldiers fleeing the war against Houthis?

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Opting for prison rather than southern Saudi Arabia, the Saudi military is resorting to self-mutilation and drug use to be exempted from participating in the war with...
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Saudi-led coalition targets “air defense” sites and ballistic missile storage in Sanaa

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Saudi-led military aircraft in Yemen launched a series of raids against the Houthi rebels in Sanaa on Saturday, including a ballistic missile store, a military spokesman...
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Yemeni army rocket fire on Saudi coalition

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- In response to the aggression and continued attacks by Riyadh's coalition of aggression, joint Yemeni forces (army and Ansarullah) again targeted the positions of the Saudi aggressors'...