24 killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on 24 killed in fresh Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen 

SANAA, April 22 — At least 24 civilians were killed on Tuesday when Saudi-led warplanes destroyed a military camp in Yemen's southern province of Ibb.

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Yemen's al-Qaida seizes local airport, air defense base

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ADEN, Yemen, April 17 — Scores of well-armed gunmen of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch seized an air defense base and a local airport after clashes with security forces in Yemen's southeastern province of Hadramout on Thursday evening, a government official told Xinhua.

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Feature: Chinese naval vessels evacuate hundreds from war-torn Yemen

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BEIJING, April 8 — china wrapped up its evacuation mission Tuesday by dispatching two naval vessels to evacuate the last batch of Chinese nationals from restive Yemen.

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Singaporean mum back home from Yemen grateful for China's help

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SINGAPORE, April 9 — Sherin Fathimah Syed Abdul Ravoof, a Singaporean woman who was evacuated from Yemen together with her four children via Chinese frigate Linyi, told Xinhua by phone that they are really grateful for boarding the Chinese vessel.

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India, China can join hands in humanitarian operations: expert

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on India, China can join hands in humanitarian operations: expert 

NEW DELHI, April 6 — India and china can work together in humanitarian operations like that which they have carried out in Yemen, said a senior Indian strategic analyst on Monday.

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US citizen killed by mortar strike amid ongoing violence in Yemen – reports

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MOSCOW, April 6 — Gas station owner Jamal al-Labani has been identified as the first US citizen believed to have been killed in airstrikes conducted by a Saudi-led coalition against Houthi rebels in Yemen, CNN reports.

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Pakistani parliament to discuss Middle East crisis

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pakistani parliament to discuss Middle East crisis 

ISLAMABAD, April 2 — Pakistan has summoned an emergency session of the parliament to meet on April 6 to discuss the country's role in the Middle East crisis, officials said on Thursday.

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Russia warns against internationalization of Yemen conflict

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia warns against internationalization of Yemen conflict 

MOSCOW, March 31 — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday warned against attempts to trigger conflict between Arab countries and Iran over the Yemen situation.

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Pakistan's top defense delegation leaves for Saudi Arabia over Yemen crisis

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pakistan's top defense delegation leaves for Saudi Arabia over Yemen crisis 

ISLAMABAD, March 31 — A high-level Pakistani defense delegation left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to discuss the situation following air strikes against the Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition, officials said.

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Warplanes strike Yemen's capital, 25 killed

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SANAA, March 26 — Saudi warplanes raided military camps belonging to the Shiite Houthi group in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Thursday, killing at least 25 civilians and wounding 50 others, rescue personnel told Xinhua.

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