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Yemen’s toxic trash mountain adds to war woes

DUBAI (Reuters) - Many disasters loom over one of the poorest countries in the Middle East as it suffers through nearly two years of war, among them a colossal pile of waste outside Yemen's capital leeching toxic waste into its diminishing water supply.

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Formation of new Houthi government does not help Yemen: U.N. envoy

GENEVA (Reuters) - The formation of a new government by Yemen's armed Houthi movement, which calls itself Ansar Allah, and its political allies does not help the country or the peace process, the U.N. special envoy to Yemen said on Tuesday.

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A picture and its story: Severe malnutrition in Yemen

HODAIDA, Yemen (Reuters) - The emaciated frame of 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili lies on a hospital bed in the red sea port city of Hodaida, her suffering stark evidence of the malnutrition spread by Yemen's 19-month civil war.

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Sanaa air raids resume as Yemen truce expires, say residents

SANAA (Reuters) - Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition attacked targets inSanaa at dawn on Sunday, hours after a three-day truce in Yemen's war expired, residents in the capital said.

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Sanaa air raids resume as Yemen truce expires: residents

SANAA (Reuters) - Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition attacked targets in Sanaa at dawn on Sunday, hours after a three-day truce in Yemen's war expired, residents in the capital said.

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Yemen missile launch, Saudi-led air strike strain truce

SANAA/ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - A 72-hour truce in Yemen came under pressure on Thursday when missiles fired from Yemen killed two civilians in Saudi Arabia, the United States said, while a Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes that Iran-allied Houthi fighters said killed three people.

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Yemen ceasefire set to start on Wednesday night: U.N envoy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A 72-hour ceasefire in Yemen is due to start on Wednesday night, the U.N. envoy for Yemen said on Monday after he received commitments from all of the country's warring factions.

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Yemen ceasefire set to start on Wednesday night -U.N envoy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A 72-hour ceasefire in Yemen is due to start on Wednesday night, the U.N. envoy for Yemen said on Monday after he received commitments from all of the country's warring factions.

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Pentagon voices caution on latest Yemen missile incident

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon declined on Monday to say whether the USS Mason destroyer was targeted by multiple inbound missiles fired from Yemen on Saturday, as initially thought, saying a review was underway to determine what happened.

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U.N. asks Saudi to show how coalition prevents Yemen child deaths

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushed Saudi Arabia on Thursday to provide information on actions they are taking to prevent the killing and wounding of children in Yemen as Riyadh said it was conducting its military operations with "great care."

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