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  1. Yemeni Tribes Vow to Give Crushing Response to Saudi AirstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tehran Times

    The Yemeni tribes vowed to give crushing response to the Saudi regime by setting up military units in the Northern part of Sana'a province against the Riyadh-back troops. The military brigades were launched by several tribes of Arhab region in Northern Sana'a after the Saudi warplanes pounded a mourning ceremony in the region.

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  2. Dozens killed in Saudi push to take Yemeni portRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Nearly three dozen people have been killed after Houthi fighters and militias loyal to resigned president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi clashed for the control of a strategic coastal city in Ta'izz province, Press TV reported. The clashes took place in the Red Sea port city of Mokha on Wednesday in which at least eight Saudi mercenaries were killed, medical sources said.

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  3. Swaraj extends help to rescue Indian stuck at Yemen border21 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | India.com

    New Delhi, Jan 24 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today extended help to rescue an Indian national reportedly stuck at a border near war zone Yemen. "We will do our best to rescue him," Swaraj tweeted, responding to media reports that an Indian national named Vijay, who hails from Andhra Pradesh, has been stuck at Saudi Arabia-Yemen border due to bombing in the area.

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  4. UN rights expert urges Saudi Arabia to use economic plan to bolster women's rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Jan 20 : An independent United Nations expert on Thursday urged Saudi officials to use their bold new plan for economic transformation to improve the human rights of women and the poor. Known as Vision 2030, the plan, which was announced in April 2016, is meant to reduce Saudi Arabias reliance on oil and develop other service sectors, such as tourism.

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  5. UN rights expert urges Saudi Arabia to use economic plan to bolster women's rightsRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | United Nations

    Known as Vision 2030, the plan, which was announced in April 2016, is meant to reduce Saudi Arabia's reliance on oil and develop other service sectors, such as tourism. "Despite the plethora of serious human rights issues in Saudi Arabia [...] Vision 2030 recognizes that Saudi women represent 'a great asset' which is currently under-utilized, and the need to recognize women's rights points in the same direction," said the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, at the end of his official visit to the country.

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  6. The power within: Saudi Arabia to explore geothermal energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    Saudi Arabia is eyeing geothermal power - that is, harvesting steam from the earth's bossom, usually from volcanic vents - as part of its strategic energy plan that also includes massive use of solar energy and wind farms, a senior official told a conference here. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih, speaking at the on-going World Future Energy Summit in the UAE capital, said that his country will generate a total of 10 gigawatts from a combination of solar, wind and geothermal power projects to be installed by 2023.

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  7. Saudi border guard killed in mine blast on Yemen border: agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Reuters

    A Saudi border guard was killed by a landmine explosion on the border with Yemen, the Saudi state news agency SPA said on Friday, quoting an interior ministry spokesman. Houthi forces in Yemen, battling its internationally recognized government, have fired hundreds of mortars into southern Saudi Arabia and tested Saudi defences with guerrilla-style incursions since Riyadh intervened in Yemen's civil war last year.

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  8. No extension of Yemen truce, Saudi-led coalition saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | UPI

    A 48-hour truce in Yemen, which ended Monday, will not be extended, the Saudi-led coalition supporting the Yemeni government announced. The coalition said repeated violations of the truce, announced on Nov. 15 by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry , have prompted the resumption of military operations, which involve airstrikes on Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.

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  9. Cross-border fire from Yemen injures five SaudisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    Yemeni conscripts leave after a suicide bomber killed at least 14 people at the Ras Abbas military camp in the west of the southern city of Aden on February 17, 2016. Five Saudis were injured Tuesday by a military projectile fired from war-torn Yemen into the southwestern Saudi city of Jizan, according to the Saudi Civil Defense.

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  10. Saudi Arabia to push auto, pharma and solar industriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | AME Info

    Saudi Arabia will develop automotive, pharmaceutical and solar industries, going into the future, its energy minister said on Sunday, revising its strategy to help the world's largest oil exporter to diversify its economy. Khalid al-Falih said the kingdom would set up new industrial clusters such as energy cities south of Dammam, a maritime complex in Ras Al Khair and another city in Jizan for basic and more developed industries.

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  11. Parties to Yemen war exchange accusations of breaching ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Warring factions in the war in Yemen exchanged accusations on Friday of violating a 72-hour ceasefire that began just before midnight on Wednesday, with the Saudi-led coalition saying Houthi forces have breached the truce by attacking several cities in both countries. The United Nations announced the ceasefire between the parties earlier in the week.

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  12. Yemen fighting rages as UN urges ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Saudi-backed government forces and Iran-allied Houthis in Yemen have accused each other of violating a ceasefire as the United Nations tries to extend the three-day truce. The ceasefire, due to end at midnight local time on Saturday, is aimed at paving the way for talks to end a 19-month war in the Arab world's poorest country and allowing badly needed aid to be delivered.

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  13. Is peace achievable in Yemen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    The Arab coalition forces say Houthi rebels fired rockets that hit a school in Jizan City along Saudi Arabia's border. The rebels accuse their rivals of launching air strikes in Yemen's Saada province, which is also situated at the border.

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  14. Yemen factions trade blame on ceasefire violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    The ceasefire is also intended to allow groups to deliver crucial aid to millions of Yemeni citizens living without homes or food [Reuters] Warring factions in Yemen have exchanged accusations of violating a 72-hour ceasefire that began just before midnight on Wednesday. The Arab alliance has accused Houthi forces of breaching the truce by attacking several cities in both countries on Friday, while the rebel movement said their strikes were in response to a coalition attack in the border district of Shad.

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  15. Parties to Yemen war exchange accusations of breaching ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Reuters

    Warring factions in the war in Yemen exchanged accusations on Friday of violating a 72-hour ceasefire that began just before midnight on Wednesday, with the Saudi-led coalition saying Houthi forces have breached the truce by attacking several cities in both countries. The United Nations announced the ceasefire between the parties earlier in the week.

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  16. Saudi soldier killed by Houthi fire in southern border areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Ynetnews

    A Saudi soldier was killed on Friday when Yemen's Houthi group attacked across the border into the kingdom's southern Jizan province, state television al-Ekhbariya reported. The Iran-allied Houthis, who are battling the internationally recognised government of Yemen's President Abd Rabbu Mansour al-Hadi, often fire missiles or mortars into southern Saudi regions including Jizan and Najran, and often test Saudi defences with guerrilla-style incursions.

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  17. US missiles destroy Houthi-controlled radar sites on Yemen coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Fox News

    The U.S. launched Tomahawk cruise missiles at three coastal radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory on Yemen's Red Sea coast in response to the missiles that were fired at U.S. warships in the last five days. The strikes marked the first shots fired by the U.S. in anger against the Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen's long-running civil war. 2 comments

  18. Saudi Arabia intercepts missiles fired from YemenRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    The commander of the Arab coalition said in a statement that the air defence destroyed the base, from which the two missiles were launched aimed at the Saudi Arabian region of Jizan, EFE news reported. The Shia Houthi rebel movement often fires projectiles against Saudi areas near the border, mainly Jizan and Najran.

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  19. U.S. weighs response after missiles fired from Houthi area target warshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels chant slogans during an Oct. 2 gathering aimed at mobilizing more fighters into battlefronts in several Yemeni cities, in Sanaa. The U.S. is weighing what military response it should take against Yemen-based Houthi rebels, who U.S. officials say launched two missiles at American warships in the Red Sea on Sunday, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

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  20. US weighs response to Yemen rebel missile attack on shipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

    The U.S. is weighing what military response it should take against Yemen-based Houthi rebels, who U.S. officials say launched two missiles at American warships in the Red Sea on Sunday, the Pentagon said Tuesday. Navy Capt.

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