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  • More than 115 children killed in Yemen war

    news AFP, 24 Apr 2015 (8 years ago )
    At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured in Yemen since the conflict began last month, according to the UN's agency for the welfare of children. A spokesman from UNICEF said on Friday at least 64 children who had died between March 26 and April 20 had been killed by the strikes.
  • Humanitarian crisis of immense magnitude looms in Yemen

    news Al Jazeera, 25 Apr 2015 (8 years ago )
    One year ago, the International Rescue Committee warned that stability in Yemen would not be possible while "more than half of the population do not know where their next meal is coming from". This past month's events have borne out that monition. Violence in the country, which has affected 18 of it...
  • Houthis cautiously welcome plan for Yemen ceasefire

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 10 May 2015 (8 years ago )
    Houthi fighters have said in a statement that they would deal "positively" with any efforts to lift the suffering of the Yemeni people, a sign that they could accept a five-day humanitarian ceasefire proposed by Saudi Arabia. The Houthis political council said on Sunday that they would like to se...
  • Somaliland: Risking torture for a better life abroad

    news Al Jazeera, 11 May 2015 (8 years ago )
    Hargeisa, Somaliland - Outside his two bedroom house made of tin in the heart of Hargeisa, capital of the breakaway Somaliland region, Kosar Dhool cuts an exhausted figure burdened with events far heavier than his slim frame can bear. The father of five has been receiving phone calls from his son...
  • Saudis say Scud missile from Yemen shot down

    news Al Jazeera, 07 Jun 2015 (8 years ago )
    Saudi Arabia says it has shot down a Scud missile fired into the kingdom by Houthi fighters and forces allied to Ali Abdullah Saleh, the former Yemeni president. A coalition of Arab states has been bombing the Iran-allied Houthis for more than two months in an attempt to restore President Abd-Rab...
  • Yemen's Hadi: UN talks will not discuss reconciliation

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 08 Jun 2015 (8 years ago )
    Yemen's exiled president has said his government will not negotiate with Iran-backed Houthi rebels at UN-sponsored peace talks due to open in Switzerland this weekend. President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi said on Monday that the sole item for discussion would be the implementation of a resolution ado...
  • Somalia's al-Shabab attacks military base in Mogadishu

    news Al Jazeera And Reuters, 21 Jun 2015 (8 years ago )
    Somali armed group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for an attack on a military compound in Mogadishu where Somali intelligence officials train, claiming it killed "many intelligence forces". "We captured the building and we are fighting inside it," Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, al-Shabab's mili...
  • Saudi Yemen bombing a message to Iran as damage mounts

    news BBC, 23 Jun 2015 (8 years ago )
    Saudi Arabia and their allies need to think again about the bombing campaign in Yemen. They are nowhere close to breaking the will of the Houthis, their main target. The Houthis started as insurgents from north Yemen. Last September, with the co-operation of the former President Ali Abdullah Sale...
  • ISWA President visits AMISOM Headquarters as troops return to Leego camp

    news Amisom news portal, 29 Jun 2015 (8 years ago )
    AMISOM troops returned to their outpost in Leego on Sunday, repossessed the camp and started bolstering security. In Mogadishu, the President of the Interim South West Administration (ISWA) Sharif Hassan Sheikh Aden visited AMISOM Force Headquarters to commiserate with the troops over the Friday ...
  • IKEA Foundation donates €38 million to UNHCR for refugees in Africa

    news UNHCR, 08 Jul 2015 (8 years ago )
    The €38 million grant will support the socio-economic wellbeing of refugee families and the communities hosting them in Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. Addis Ababa, JULY 8, 2015: The UN refugee agency announced today that it has received a grant of €38¬ million from the IKEA Foundation, its largest priv...