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Yemen’s COVID-19 case surge, undercounting reported

DUBAI (Middle East) – Yemen has more suspected coronavirus cases and deaths than the authorities have so far reported, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the United Nations warned the virus is spreading in the war-ravaged country. The Saudi-backed government based in the south and the Iranian-aligned Houthi movement headquartered in the […]
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Yemeni separatist group announces self-rule in south

ADEN (Middle East) – Yemen’s separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) early on Sunday announced it would establish self-rule in regions under their control, which the Saudi-backed government warned would have “catastrophic consequences”. The move threatens to renew the conflict between nominal allies in Yemen’s multifaceted war as the
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Saudi-led coalition extends Yemen ceasefire by one month

DUBAI (Middle East) – The Saudi-led coalition on Friday said it was extending a unilateral ceasefire in Yemen by one month to support efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported, citing a coalition spokesman. A two-week ceasefire announced by the coalition that is battling the Iran-aligned Houthi group in […]