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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Yemen

This year
Huthi rebels in Yemen kill ten soldiers in 'surprise attack', breaking a shaky peace
The attack targeted a site manned by the separatists, who aspire to create an independent South Yemen such as the state that existed until 1990, the military sources said.
Saudi border guards have killed hundreds on Yemeni border this year, Human Rights Watch reports
The HRW report said there was no response to letters it sent to Saudi officials.
At least 85 people killed after crowd surge at Yemen charity distribution
Local officials said that around 50 people were in serious condition in hospital.
Exchange of prisoners in Yemen’s nine year long civil war has begun, Red Cross says
Thousands of people are believed to be held as prisoners of war by all sides since the war erupted.
With a ceasefire in place, Yemenis are still suffering from the weapons of war
A report by
David MacRedmond
With a fragile truce in place after eight years of civil war, the people of Yemen are still falling victim to the conflict.
Yemeni Landmine Records said 32 people were killed by landmines and other unexploded ordnance in January this year.
The Journal speaks with the head of the ICRC weapons contamination unit.
14 women and children drown in shipwreck off Yemen on way to wedding
Another 11 people, including one child, survived the incident.
Last year
Irish diplomat and ex-Defence Forces officer Michael Beary survives explosion in Yemen
Michael Beary is working on disarmament and peacekeeping as part of the UN response to the Yemeni Civil War.
UN says Yemen’s warring sides agree to renew existing truce for two months
The already four-month-old ceasefire has been the longest nationwide ease in fighting since the country’s war began six years ago.
Yemen's warring parties agree to two-month truce, starting tomorrow
The brutal conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands and left millions on the brink of famine in Yemen.
People in famine conditions in war-torn Yemen projected to increase five-fold this year, UN warns
Over 30,000 people are already struggling in famine conditions.
Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison
More than 80 people have been killed after the attack in Saada province.
All time
Belarus airline bans Iraqis, Syrians, Yemenis from incoming Turkey flights
The EU believes it is “seeing progress” on the migrant crisis along the border between Belarus and Poland.
Bodies of 25 people recovered off Yemen after boat capsizes
The boat capsized two days ago and was carrying up to 200 people.
Yemen's Huthi rebels advance on last government controlled city after taking control of nearby mountain
The Huthis and the government have been locked in a power struggle since 2014.
Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives
At least 13 people died in the blast, but officials said all ministers are reported to be unharmed.
'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19
Experts have warned that Yemen’s healthcare system is on the brink of collapse.
World is facing 'multiple famines of biblical proportions' in coming months, UN warns
The Covid-19 pandemic could nearly double the number of people around the world facing acute hunger to 265 million.
Missile strike kills five during military recruits' passing out parade in Yemen
The ceremony in the town of Ad-Dali was for new recruits to the separatist-dominated Security Belt Forces.
More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre
The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.
Opinion: The US alliance with Saudi Arabia reveals their true stance on human rights
The sad truth is that the enemies of the western powers look pretty good when compared to our close friends in Saudi, writes Diarmuid Pepper.
The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories
Conflict in Syria, wildfires in California, political uncertainty in Britain…
Yemeni mother granted leave to enter US to see dying two-year-old son
Abdullah Hassan, a US citizen like his father, suffers from a rare genetic brain condition and is on life support.
Saudi Arabia denounces US Senate vote over war in Yemen as 'blatant interference'
The US Senate separately held Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Khashoggi’s killing.
Breakthrough in Yemen conflict as ceasefire to take place at key port
The announcement was made by the UN today.
'Some are too frail to cry': Up to 85,000 children under five have died since start of 2015 Yemen war
The estimate by the group Save the Children was based on data compiled by the United Nations.
Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?
Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.
'We need real help': Doctors despair as orphaned babies die in famine-struck Yemen
Over 3.5 million people may soon be added to the eight million Yemenis already facing starvation — more than half of them children.
84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail
11 coalition soldiers and at least 73 Huthi rebels have died.
Higgins says UN members are fuelling current and future wars
He said institutions like the United Nations are “imperfect” but needed.
Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia
The attacks were claimed by the rebels via their news outlet Al-Masirah.
Saudi-led air strikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen village market
The strikes also killed 11 rebel fighters and wounded 16 civilians.
Ireland to give more money towards Yemen crisis as Irish aid set to jump next year
The Taoiseach says the time has come for Ireland to start increasing our spending on international development again.
Trump's travel ban gets the green light despite legal challenges
The court ruled that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.
Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed
A video has emerged showing what appears to be the man’s corpse.
First shipment of food aid in weeks docks at rebel controlled port in Yemen as country faces famine
The country is facing a serious famine due to an ongoing civil war.
17 million in Yemen need food - now hospitals and water pumps will run out of fuel in three weeks
The country is under a Saudi blockade.
Irish aid workers are helping to fight the worst humanitarian crisis in the world
One in fifty people in Yemen have contracted cholera.
At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea
The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.
The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse
Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.
'Picking leaves from the trees': How locals in Yemen are surviving on the brink of famine
People have been killed by shelling on their way to collect bread, a Red Cross aid worker said.