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Sanaa, children among nine dead in air raid

Children were among at least nine people killed in an air strike Friday in a residential neighbourhood of Yemen's capital Sanaa, witnesses and medics said.

US urges UN to focus on «chief culprit» Iran

The United States on Thursday urged the UN Security Council to make Iran's «incredibly destructive» activities its Middle East priority and devote less attention to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Yemen rebels say UN peace plan «basis for discussion»

Yemen's Huthi rebels said Sunday that a new UN peace plan was a «basis for discussion» despite containing «fundamental flaws». The plan to end the country's 19-month-old war is «a basis for discussion... but contains fundamental flaws in general, in the details and the timeframe,» the rebels said in a statement.

UAE hails UN's Yemen peace roadmap

The United Arab Emirates on Thursday welcomed a proposal by the UN envoy to Yemen aimed at reviving a political process to end the country's 19-month-old conflict.

Yemenis struggle as rebels stop paying salaries

Abdullah Sarhan laments having to sell his furniture to feed his family, but he is only one of thousands in Yemen struggling since rebels stopped paying salaries two months ago.

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