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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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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 7 hours ago

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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 8 hours 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 17 hours ago

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 21 hours 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 day ago

Saudi-Led coalition intercepted and destroyed drones launched by Iran-aligned Yemen's Houthis towards "civilian targets" in Saudi cities of Abha and Khamis..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Yemen's warring parties welcomed a U.N. call for an immediate truce on Thursday as the country entered its sixth year of a conflict that has unleashed a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Yemen's warring parties welcomed a United Nations call for an immediate truce on Thursday as the country entered its sixth year of a conflict that has unleashed..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

A leader of the Iran-aligned Yemen's Houthi movement said on Wednesday that the Saudi-led coalition announcing its support for a ceasefire is welcomed and they..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Wednesday that it supports the Yemeni government decision to accept the United Nations Secretary-General's call..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Forces from Yemen's Houthi movement on Tuesday blocked a U.N.-chartered ship carrying representatives of the internationally recognized government from leaving..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

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