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  1. Saudi Arabia rejected 'Iron Dome' offer by IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    According to an article in Rai al-Youm, Israel conveyed the proposal to Saudi officials via American diplomats stationed in Jordan, as a means to combat rocket attacks by Houthi rebels in neighboring Yemen. Israel's Iron Dome system has been used in recent years to intercept and destroy rockets launched by Hamas from the Gaza Strip.

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  2. Heavy Saudi-led airstrikes target Shiite rebels in YemenRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The Saudi-led coalition on Friday launched heavy airstrikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen, targeting camps and weapons depots in the rebel-held capital, as a U.N. agency said some 234 children were killed in violence over the past two months. Residents of Sanaa awoke to the sound of explosions early Friday morning as warplanes targeted weapons caches in Noqum mountain, sending up bursts of flames and columns of smoke.

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  3. Two Saudis killed in rocket attacks launched from Yemen - SPARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    Cross border rocket attacks launched from inside Yemen have killed two people and wounded five others in southern Saudi Arabia over the last 24 hours, Saudi Arabia's state news agency SPA reported on Friday. It quoted a Civil Defence official in the southwestern province of Jizan as saying that a child was killed and three other children were wounded on Friday in the al-Tawal region.

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  4. Saudi Arabia rewrites its oil game with refining mightRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Saudi Arabia's rapid transition into one of the world's largest oil refiners adds an extra dimension to the oil exporter's role as the driver of OPEC policy. When it attends OPEC's next meeting in two weeks, it does so with major new state-of-the-art oil refineries that can profit from cheaper crude and reviving world fuel demand - exactly as international oil firms have over the past six months.

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  5. Yemeni rebel leader backs new UN peace talks in GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Erie Times News

    A Yemeni man, who was stranded in Egypt after conflict broke out in Yemen, prays and kisses the ground after arriving at Sanaa airport, Yemen, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The airport was opened temporarily as two planes, one from India and one from Egypt, arrived carrying more than 300 Yemeni.

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  6. Iran Challenges U.S. and Saudi Arabia by Sending Aid Ship to Rebels in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | TIME.com

    A Saudi border guard watches as he stands in a boat off the coast of the Red Sea on Saudi Arabia's maritime border with Yemen, near Jizan April 8, 2015. A Saudi-led coalition is trying to defeat an insurrection against the Yemeni government that they believe is partly funded by Iran An Iranian aid ship has entered the Gulf of Aden in a direct challenge to Saudi Arabia and the United State's blockade of Yemeni ports, Iranian media has reported.

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  7. Yemen truce broadly holds, but reports of violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | AlertNet

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  8. Saudi airstrike hits Yemen rebel convoy, strains cease-fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | USA Today

    A jet-fighter from a Saudi-led coalition struck a military convoy belonging to Shiite rebels and their allies in southern Yemen on Wednesday, straining a humanitarian, five-day cease-fire Saudi airstrike hits Yemen rebel convoy, strains cease-fire SANAA, Yemen - A jet-fighter from a Saudi-led coalition struck a military convoy belonging to Shiite rebels and their allies in southern Yemen on Wednesday, straining a humanitarian, five-day cease-fire Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Hh8FG9 People walk on an empty road in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, on May 13, 2015, the first day of a humanitarian pause in a Saudi-led bombing campaign against Houthi rebels.

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  9. Yemen truce mostly holds but violations persistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Daily Star

    People fill jerrycans with water from a public tap amidst an acute water shortage in Sanaa May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi CAIRO / ADEN: A five-day truce in Yemen appeared to be broadly holding Wednesday, despite reports of airstrikes overnight by Saudi-led forces and continued military activity by the Iranian-allied Houthi group.

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  10. Yemen's cease-fire takes shaky hold, but both sides claim violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Los Angeles Times

    Residents of the city of Taizz in southwestern Yemen take advantage of a five-day humanitarian cease-fire to buy vegetables at a market on May 13. Residents of the city of Taizz in southwestern Yemen take advantage of a five-day humanitarian cease-fire to buy vegetables at a market on May 13. Saudi Arabia and Yemen's Houthi rebels traded accusations of cease-fire violations Wednesday, but a negotiated pause in their hostilities appeared to be largely holding. Aid agencies hope to use the five-day truce that took effect at 11 p.m. Tuesday to send in food, fuel and other supplies for civilians caught in the fighting, which has killed hundreds.

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  11. Yemen's cease-fire comes under significant strain as violence resumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Globe and Mail

    A mountain tourist resort is seen one day after Saudi-led air strikes hit it in Yemen's central city of Ibb May 13, 2015. A five-day humanitarian truce in Yemen appeared to be broadly holding on Wednesday, despite reports of some air strikes overnight by Saudi-led forces and continued actions by the country's dominant Houthi group in the east.

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  12. Yemen Ceasefire Largely Holds Despite Reports Of ClashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Switched

    A five-day humanitarian truce in Yemen appeared to be broadly holding on Wednesday, despite reports of air strikes overnight by Saudi-led forces and continued military operations by the country's dominant Iranian-allied Houthi group in the east. Witnesses in the southwestern city of Abyan said air strikes hit Houthi positions there after they seized the area for hours after the pause began at 11 p.m. .

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  13. Yemen truce starts after Saudi shellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Saudi-led air strikes hit the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa hours before a five-day humanitarian truce took effect Tuesday, and Washington cautioned against "provocative actions" after Iran dispatched a cargo ship to Yemen. The ceasefire began at 11 p.m. local time, said Brig.

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  14. Yemen: Pro-Houthi Forces Launch Rockets on Saudi CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Humans Rights Watch

    Pro-Houthi forces are killing and wounding Saudi civilians with artillery rockets that cannot be aimed at valid military targets. Houthi commanders need to stop their indiscriminate attacks or they can be liable for war crimes.

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  15. John Fanous has been appointed General Manager at Radisson Blu Resort, Jizan in Jazan, Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Hospitality Net

    Boasting over 36 years of hospitality industry experience, Fanous, an American citizen with Lebanese origins, kicked off his career in the USA at the Holiday Inn Bedford Texas, where he worked in the front office. Working his way up the hospitality ladder, he then moved on to manage various properties in the USA, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iraq.

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  16. Yemen truce starts after shelling, Iran sends cargo shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Reuters

    A displaced family with luggage flee from an airstrike on an army weapons depot in Yemen's capital Sanaa May 12, 2015. Internally displaced people with luggage ride in a van as they flee from an airstrike on an army weapons depot in Yemen's capital Sanaa May 12, 2015.

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  17. Saudia 'led coalition vows to hit Yemen's Houthis despite truceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | HawaiiNews

    Saudi-led forces said on Thursday they would respond harshly against Yemen's Houthi rebels following attacks on citizens in border areas, hours after the kingdom offered a five-day humanitarian truce if the Shi'ite militia stopped fighting. Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri, spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition, said the Houthis had changed the situation by targeting cities in recent days, and vowed that the coalition would go after leaders of the rebel group.

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  18. Five-day humanitarian ceasefire begins in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | ABC News

    A five-day humanitarian ceasefire has begun in Yemen to allow aid to reach civilians in the conflict-torn country. The truce came into effect at 11:00pm on Tuesday, hours after a Saudi-led coalition carried out air strikes against the country's Houthi rebels and their allies.

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  19. Raids hit Yemen capital, Iran sends cargo shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Reuters

    A displaced family with luggage flee from an airstrike on an army weapons depot in Yemen's capital Sanaa May 12, 2015. Internally displaced people with luggage ride in a van as they flee from an airstrike on an army weapons depot in Yemen's capital Sanaa May 12, 2015.

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  20. Moroccan F-16 warplane crashes in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Nation

    Cairo: A Moroccan F-16 warplane has crashed while on a mission with Saudi Arabia-led forces in Yemen, a Saudi military spokesman said on Monday, and Yemen's dominant Houthi militia said tribesmen shot down the aircraft. The loss of the Moroccan military jet and intensifying volleys of heavy-weapons fire across the border between the Iran-allied Houthis and Saudi forces could endanger a five-day humanitarian truce due to start in Yemen early on Tuesday.

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