Yemen

Country on the Arabian Peninsula

Yemen, sometimes spelled Yaman, officially the Republic of Yemen, is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 square kilometres. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, the Gulf of Aden and Guardafui Channel to the south, and Oman and the Arabian Sea to the east. Yemen's territory encompasses more than 200 islands, including Socotra, one of the largest islands in the Middle East. Yemen is a member of the Arab League, United Nations, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Yemen is characterized as a failed state with high necessity of transformation.

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Warring factions in Yemen accused each other on Sunday of attacking an oil pipeline pumping station in the central province of Marib, where clashes have raged..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

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The oil ministry of the internationally-recognized, Saudi-backed government in Yemen said on Sunday the Iran-aligned Houthi group had attacked an oil pipeline..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

Group of Iranian, Iraqi, Kuwaiti, Syrian and Yemeni nationals found approaching Dover
Credit: Independent - Published 2 days ago

The United Nations and Western allies are pointing to the threat of coronavirus to push Yemen's combatants to agree to fresh talks to end a war that has left..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Yemen’s popular Houthi Ansarullah movement has called on the Saudi-led coalition of aggressors to consider its proposal for 12-party mediation aimed at ending..
4 days ago • WorldNews
The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen carried out several airstrikes on Monday on the capital Sanaa, Reuters reported, citing...
1 week ago • WorldNews
The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen carried out several air strikes on Monday on the capital Sanaa, where bombings have been rare in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Saudi Arabia said its air defenses intercepted two ballistic missiles on Saturday night in an attack that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Sunday said they..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A military spokesman for Yemen's Houthis on Sunday said the group's forces had launched rockets and drones at "sensitive" sites in the Saudi capital Riyadh and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Saudi Arabian air defense intercepted two ballistic missiles on Saturday night launched by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group toward Riyadh and the city of Jizan,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early on Sunday that the kingdom's air defences intercepted two ballistic missiles on Saturday night launched by..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early on Sunday that the kingdom's air defenses intercepted two ballistic missiles on Saturday night launched by..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Ballistic missiles were intercepted on Saturday in the sky above Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh and the southern city of Jazan, state media reported, citing its..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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