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Children in Yemen bear brunt of brutal war: UNICEF

THE LEVANT NEWS — Hundreds of thousands of children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition and millions lack access to health care or clean water due to the year-old war there, the U.N. Children’s Fund said on Tuesday. A UNICEF report also said all sides in the war had “exponentially increased” …

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Iran’s shallow influence in Yemen

By Maysaa Shuja al-Deen – Translator: Pascale Menassa – Source: Al-monitor.com Ever since Sanaa fell into the hands of the Houthis on Sept. 21, 2014, Iranian officials have been rejoicing with their new victory in Yemen, which they consider a new land to spread their influence. The most popular statement …

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President Hadi warns the Houthis – video –

THE LEVANT – Yemen’s president Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi  has warned the Houthis, a faction organized under the leadership of Abdel-Malek Al Houthi leading mass protests in the country’s capital that the United States and other world powers oppose the “rebellion.” President  Hadi’s remarks Wednesday, carried by Yemen’s official SABA news agency, …

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Tensions rise in the Yemeni capital

THE LEVANT – A presidential negotiating team Sunday, August 24, abandoned talks with the Houthis, accusing them of seeking to ignite a war, as the tension-filled Yemeni capital braced for rival protests. President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s envoys had held talks with rebel commander Abdel-Malek al-Houthi since Thursday, August 21, …

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Yemen’s waiting game

THE LEVANT – Thousands of supporters of Yemen’s powerful Shiite rebel group escalated their standoff with the government on Friday, setting up tents near three ministries to press for the replacement of a prime minister they depict as “manipulated” by their rival Islamist group, the Muslim Brotherhood. In their fifth …

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The Houthis stage massive demonstrations across Yemen

[embedplusvideo height=”450″ width=”450″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/1qxXR8T” standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/dCggS7zNzPw?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=dCggS7zNzPw&width=450&height=450&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep8353″ /] THE LEVANT  – Abdel Malek Al Houthi’s call for mobilization has been answered by hundreds of thousands of Yemenis this Friday. As Houthi militants and supporters of the movement have flooded the streets of the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, one cannot deny the …

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Yemen protests fuel prizes

THE LEVANT – Tens of thousands of supporters of Yemen’s Shiite rebels took to Sanaa’s streets on Monday demanding the government’s ouster over its decision to hike fuel prices. “The people want to overthrow the corrupt government,” the demonstrators chanted as they marched to central Sanaa from Change Square, the epicentre …

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The Houthis stand at Sana’a’s door

Following days of the most intense fighting yet to take place in Amran, the regional capital city of the northern Yemeni province of Amran, Houthis fighters (Zaidi group organized under the political denomination: Ansar Allah) managed all odds to gain the upper hand, sending thousands of civilians to flee the …

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