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U.N. Expresses Alarm Over ‘Extreme Dangers’ for Yemeni Civilians
Another mass-casualty bombing of civilians and restrictions on news media access to the Yemen conflict elicited anger from the United Nations.
U.N. Suspending Plan for Cholera Vaccination in Yemen
United Nations officials said a cholera vaccination campaign no longer made sense in Yemen because the war would make the effort difficult.
British Court Allows Arms Sales to Saudis, Rejecting Criticism Over Yemen
The court dismissed claims by a coalition of rights advocates that Saudi Arabia had used the weapons to kill civilians in Yemen’s civil war.
Global News Quiz: Trump in Europe, Taunts From North Korea, Changes on U.S. Border
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Cholera Spreads as War and Poverty Batter Yemen
About 1,600 people have died because of a cholera outbreak in Yemen, where the bacterial infection has spread to 21 of the country’s 22 provinces.
Life Beneath Bombs and Behind Blockade
The people of Yemen suffer as the United States prepares to sell Saudi Arabia more deadly weapons.
Saudis, at War in Yemen, Give Country $66.7 Million in Cholera Relief
The $66.7 million donation authorized by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman followed a plea by United Nations agencies dealing with the outbreak, worsened by the war.
Before Croissants, There Was Kubaneh, a Jewish Yemeni Delight
Sweet and supple, this bread is shot through with fat to create a melting, airy bread.
Unicef Steps In to Pay Yemen’s Doctors as War and Cholera Rage
In a highly unusual step the United Nations children’s agency tapped an emergency fund to help cover unpaid salaries, an official said, because “we’re not going to let kids die.”
Saudi Arabia Tries to Ease Concerns Over Civilian Deaths in Yemen
Riyadh is training its military to help prevent civilian casualties and taking other steps that amount to conditions on $110 billion in proposed weapons sales.
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