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Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi capital ahead of Trump arrival

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Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi capital ahead of Trump arrival

- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP | Saudi Arabia said it shot down a ballistic missile, fired by Yemeni rebels, southwest of the capital Riyadh late Friday, ahead of US President Donald Trump’s arrival in the Sunni-led kingdom. Air defence units “intercepted a ballistic missile that was launched by Huthi militias”, and it fell over an unpopulated area 180 kilometres from Riyadh, the Saudi-led coalition said in a statement

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Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi Arabia capital

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Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi Arabia capital

- Saudi Arabia said it shot down a ballistic missile, fired by Yemeni rebels, southwest of the capital Riyadh, ahead of US President Donald Trump’s arrival in the Sunni-led kingdom. Air defence units “intercepted a ballistic missile that was launched by Huthi militias” yesterday, and it fell over an unpopulated area 180 kilometres from Riyadh, the Saudi-led coalition said in a statement

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Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi capital

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Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi capital

- RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said it shot down a ballistic missile, fired by Yemeni rebels, southwest of the capital Riyadh late Friday, ahead of US President Donald Trump’s arrival in the Sunni-led kingdom. Air defence units “intercepted a ballistic missile that was launched by Huthi militias“, and it fell over an unpopulated area 180 kilometres from Riyadh, the Saudi-led coalition said in a statement

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Nearly 23,500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks — WHO

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Nearly 23,500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks — WHO

- Geneva: A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen has killed 242 people, and left nearly 23,500 others sick in the past three weeks alone, the World Health Organisation said on Friday. The UN health agency said that in the past day alone, 20 cholera deaths and 3,460 suspected cases had been registered in the country, where two-thirds of the population are on the brink of famine

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Tags: Diseases & Conditions |  Cholera | 
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Yemen cholera death toll mounts to 209: UNICEF

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Yemen cholera death toll mounts to 209: UNICEF

- Sanaa (AFP) - A cholera outbreak in Yemen has killed 209 people in recent weeks with 17,200 suspected cases across the war-torn country, the United Nations children's agency said Wednesday. UNICEF's Yemen mission said that there had been an "alarming increase" in cholera-related deaths. The agency's Yemen spokesman Mohammed Al-Asaadi told AFP that 3,000 new suspected cholera cases a day were being reported

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Tags: Diseases & Conditions |  Cholera | 
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Cholera Outbreak Kills at Least 180 in Yemen

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Cholera Outbreak Kills at Least 180 in Yemen

- A cholera outbreak in Yemen has killed at least 180 people since April 27, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday. Two years into a war between Houthi rebels and government forces allied with a Saudi-led Arab military coalition, which has killed more than 8,000 people, Yemen has declared a state of emergency in the capital Sana'a over the outbreak

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Cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen kills at least 115 people in two weeks

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Cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen kills at least 115 people in two weeks

- A cholera outbreak in Yemen has killed 115 people over the past two weeks, the UN humanitarian coordinator in the country says.

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State of emergency declared amid cholera outbreak in Yemen

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State of emergency declared amid cholera outbreak in Yemen

- Sana’a: Al Houthi rebels have declared a state of emergency over a deadly outbreak of cholera that has spread rapidly in the Yemeni capital. The Al Houthi-run health ministry said cases of cholera had worsened and that it was “unable to contain this disaster”, in a statement carried overnight by the rebels’ Saba news agency. It launched an appeal for help from international humanitarian organisations to deal with the crisis

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115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads: ICRC

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115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads: ICRC

- This is the second outbreak of cholera in Yemen in less than a year. A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 115 people and left 8,500 ill as hospitals struggle to cope with an influx of patients, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Sunday. "We now are facing a serious outbreak of cholera," said ICRC director of operations Dominik Stillhart at a news conference in the capital Sanaa

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Sacked Yemeni governor of Aden forms separatist council

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Sacked Yemeni governor of Aden forms separatist council

- Sanaa: The former governor of Yemen’s southern port city of Aden, recently sacked by the president, said he formed a new “transitional political council of the south” on Thursday, after thousands of pro-secessionist Yemenis rallied in his support. The ex-governor, Major General Aidarous Al Zubaidi, has fallen out with President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi but is close to the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting the Iran-backed Al Houthi rebels in Yemen since 2015

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Yémen : l'ex-président Saleh prêt à négocier avec les Saoudiens

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Yémen : l'ex-président Saleh prêt à négocier avec les Saoudiens

- L'ex-président yéménite Ali Abdallah Saleh, allié aux rebelles Houthis, a réaffirmé être prêt à négocier directement avec l'Arabie saoudite, parrain du gouvernement reconnu internationalement, en vue d'un règlement dans son pays en guerre depuis plus de deux ans. "Nous sommes disposés à aller à Ryad, à Khamis Mushit (sud du royaume saoudien), à Mascate (Oman) ou ailleurs pour un dialogue et une entente", a déclaré M

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Yemen strongman Saleh open to negotiations with Riyadh

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Yemen strongman Saleh open to negotiations with Riyadh

- Sana’a: Yemen’s ousted-president Ali Abdullah Saleh is open to negotiations with Saudi Arabia, two years into a deadly war between Saleh’s Al Houthi rebel allies and the Saudi-backed government. “We have no choice but dialogue,” Saleh said at a meeting of his General People’s Congress party in the Yemeni capital Sana’a on Tuesday. “We are ready to go to Riyadh, Khamis Mushit, Muscat or elsewhere to start dialogue and to reach an understanding,” Saleh said, referring to cities in Saudi Arabia and neighbouring Oman

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Cholera outbreak kills 34 people in Yemen as MSF calls for more aid

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Cholera outbreak kills 34 people in Yemen as MSF calls for more aid

- By Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill and wires Doctors Without Borders says humanitarian assistance to Yemen needs to be scaled up urgently as the country faces a new outbreak of cholera that has killed 34 people in the past two weeks. The international medical charity, known by its French acronym MSF, said it was concerned the new outbreak in the war-torn country could spread and become out of control

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34 dead from suspected cholera as Yemen outbreak spreads

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34 dead from suspected cholera as Yemen outbreak spreads

- SANAA (AFP) - Thirty-four people have died of cholera-related causes and more than 2,000 have been taken ill in Yemen, as humanitarian organisations warned Tuesday (May 9) that the outbreak could spiral out of countrol. This is the second wave of cholera-associated deaths in a year in Yemen, where deadly conflict has destroyed hospitals and left millions of people struggling to access food and clean water

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34 dead of suspected cholera as Yemen outbreak spreads

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34 dead of suspected cholera as Yemen outbreak spreads

- Sanaa (AFP) - Thirty-four people have died of cholera-related causes and more than 2,000 have been taken ill in Yemen, as humanitarian organisations warned Tuesday that the outbreak could spiral out of countrol. This is the second wave of cholera-associated deaths in a year in Yemen, where deadly conflict has destroyed hospitals and left millions of people struggling to access food and clean water

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ACLU seeks documents on planning of Yemen raid that killed Navy SEAL

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ACLU seeks documents on planning of Yemen raid that killed Navy SEAL

- One hundred days after a Navy SEAL died during a raid on an al Qaida encampment in Yemen, the American Civil Liberties on Monday filed suit demanding that the administration make public documents explaining the legal basis for the raid and how it was planned and executed. The Jan. 29 raid, the first covert counterterrorism operation authorized by President Donald Trump, resulted in a firefight with suspected terrorists that killed 36-year-old Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” Owens

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Doctors in Yemen Warn of Possible Cholera Epidemic

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Doctors in Yemen Warn of Possible Cholera Epidemic

- The medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is warning of a burgeoning cholera epidemic in Yemen. "Two years into the war, the health care system has collapsed, hospitals are destroyed ... and government employees' salaries have not been paid," MSF spokesman Abou Chaar said Sunday. Chaar said MSF doctors have treated more than 570 suspected cholera cases in the last three weeks

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