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Coalition raids hit Yemen rebels after missile targets Riyadh

The Saudi-led coalition conducted multiple air raids in Yemen on Wednesday, a day after Huthi rebels fired a ballistic missile at Riyadh in an attack Washington said was enabled by Iran.

Yemen rebel alliance crumbles as ‘street war’ rocks capital

Fresh gun battles forced shops and schools to close in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Sunday as residents warned a three-year rebel alliance was collapsing into a "street war".

Yemen hostage crisis claimed by IS ends with 35 dead

Yemeni forces ended a hostage crisis Monday with 29 police and six civilians dead, a day after the attack claimed by the Islamic State group began with suicide bombings, official sources said.

Iran behind missile attack on Riyadh – Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen closed the country’s air, sea and land borders Monday and accused Iran of being behind a weekend missile attack on Riyadh, saying it “may amount to an act of war”.

Qaeda suspects hit Yemen security in twin suicide attacks

Suspected Al-Qaeda militants staged twin suicide bombings and took hostages Sunday in Aden, officials said, striking at the heart of the Yemeni government after suffering a string of setbacks.

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of blocking Yemen peace

Saudi Arabia on Sunday accused Iran of blocking peace efforts in Yemen, slamming its political archrival over support for the Yemeni rebels Riyadh is fighting against.

UN blacklists Saudi-led coalition for killing children in Yemen

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen was Thursday placed on a UN blacklist for killing and maiming children, drawing fresh calls from rights groups to step up pressure on Riyadh over the conflict.

Pro-Saleh colonel among 3 killed in clashes with Yemen rebels

A Yemeni colonel loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and two rebels have been killed in clashes, Saleh's party and a news agency said Sunday, in an unprecedented escalation of violence between the allies.


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Nigeria assures businesses of protection in Africa free trade

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Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of trying to destablise its security

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Seven firms bid to buy Zambia’s oil refinery

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Ethnic violence in DR Congo’s northeast displaces at least 60 000

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Benue buries another 24 victims of Fulani herdsmen attack in mass graves

Benue State government has buried 24 victims of the Fulani herdsmen attacks who were gruesomely killed by Fulani herdsmen on Monday, March 5 in Omosu and Okana villages at Edumoga in Okpokwu local government in mass graves.

Kogi completes modern diagnostic, imaging centre

The Kogi State Government says its N2 billion newly built advanced medical diagnostic and imaging centre in Lokoja will commence operation before end of April.

Oleksandr Zinchenko: Manchester City must correct ‘simple errors’ after Basel shock

Manchester City wing-back Oleksandr Zinchenko says the team must bounce back from the surprise 2-1 loss to Basel by eradicating "simple errors" from their game.

Knife attacker shot outside Iranian envoy’s residence in Austria

A 26-year-old Austrian was shot dead outside the Iranian ambassador's residence in the capital, Vienna, after he attacked a guard with a knife, police said.

Barcelona’s Ernesto Valverde dismisses first season treble prophecy

Ernesto Valverde dismissed the idea that he, as Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique had done before, would win a league, Cup and Champions League treble in his first season at the helm.