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Hodeidah grain stores ‘at risk of rotting’: UN
Middle East

Hodeidah grain stores ‘at risk of rotting’: UN

DUBAI (Reuters) – The UN special envoy to Yemen on Monday said the urgency of accessing grain stores trapped in…
Yemeni conjoined twins die in blockaded Sanaa: rebels
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Yemeni conjoined twins die in blockaded Sanaa: rebels

Newborn Yemeni conjoined twins whose plight sparked a plea for urgent medical treatment overseas died in Sanaa Saturday, rebels in…
UN delivers food for 9.5 million in Yemen last month, shy of target
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UN delivers food for 9.5 million in Yemen last month, shy of target

  GENEVA (Reuters) – The UN food agency delivered emergency food and vouchers for over 9.5 million people in Yemen…
UN World Food Programme announces cutbacks in food assistance in Gaza, West Bank
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UN World Food Programme announces cutbacks in food assistance in Gaza, West Bank

  JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The World Food Programme announced on Wednesday cuts in food aid affecting some 190,000 impoverished Palestinians…
Yemen food survey finds majority in ‘dire’ crisis, famine a danger
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Yemen food survey finds majority in ‘dire’ crisis, famine a danger

  GENEVA (Reuters) – Yemen’s war and the ensuing economic collapse has left 15.9 million people, 53 percent of the…
Aid group: 85,000 children may have died of hunger in Yemen
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Aid group: 85,000 children may have died of hunger in Yemen

  SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An estimated 85,000 children under age 5 may have died of hunger and disease since…
UN prepares ground for Yemen peace talks as battles flare
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UN prepares ground for Yemen peace talks as battles flare

  UN envoy Martin Griffiths was preparing Tuesday to head to war-torn Yemen to lay the groundwork for peace talks…
Trying to make Yemen child smile ‘like tickling a ghost’: UN food chief
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Trying to make Yemen child smile ‘like tickling a ghost’: UN food chief

  United Nations food chief David Beasley spotted a tiny foot sticking out from under a blanket in a hospital…
14 million ‘on brink of famine’ in Yemen: charities
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14 million ‘on brink of famine’ in Yemen: charities

Thirty-five Yemeni and international NGOs called Wednesday for an “immediate cessation of hostilities” in Yemen, where they warned 14 million…
Saudi-led coalition masses troops near Yemen’s Hodeidah as pressure mounts to end war
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Saudi-led coalition masses troops near Yemen’s Hodeidah as pressure mounts to end war

  ADEN (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition has massed thousands of troops near Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah, local…
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