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Yemen's power shift a setback for child soldier plan
18 February 2015 (IRIN ), The coming to power of Houthi rebels in Yemen could derail moves to end the use of child soldiers there, the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict has said.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101136/Yemen-s-power-shift-a-setback-for-child-soldier-plan
Who celebrity advocates are really targeting. And it’s not you.
13 February 2015 (IRIN ), In recent years, aid agencies have increasingly used celebrities to raise awareness and money for their causes. There’s just one problem: It doesn’t actually work.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101122/Who-celebrity-advocates-are-really-targeting-And-it-s-not-you
Embassy closures put Yemen aid at risk
12 February 2015 (IRIN ), The political chaos that has seen the US, UK and other embassies withdraw their staff in Yemen could also lead to the suspension of aid that is the lifeblood of the country's economy.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101119/Embassy-closures-put-Yemen-aid-at-risk
A map of female genital mutilation rates globally
6 February 2015 (IRIN ), Female Genital Mutilation is a surgical procedure performed on the genitals of girls and women in many parts of the world. To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, IRIN has mapped out rates of FGM across Africa and the Middle East.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101100/A-map-of-female-genital-mutilation-rates-globally
IRIN’s Top Picks: IDPs, Yemen, War Pillage and Ebola
22 January 2015 (IRIN ), Our top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101036/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-IDPs-Yemen-War-Pillage-and-Ebola
Yemenis living "hour to hour" amid power struggle
20 January 2015 (IRIN ), Yemen's Houthi rebels have seized control of the presidential palace, launching the Arab world's poorest country into yet more uncertainty.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101029/Yemenis-living-hour-to-hour-amid-power-struggle
ICC and Palestine - a long way to go
19 January 2015 (IRIN ), The ICC has opened a preliminary examination into possible war crimes during last summer's conflict between Israel and Gaza. But prosecutions are unlikely or at least a long way off.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101025/ICC-and-Palestine-a-long-way-to-go
Yemen: What next?
22 December 2014 (IRIN ), Yemen has been catapulted into the spotlight in recent weeks after an increase in violence, including the killing of a US journalist kidnapped by Al-Qaeda. Yet the crisis has been building since 2011 and is likely to continue in 2015.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100965/Yemen-What-next
Yemen faces economic crisis as Saudi mulls pulling plug
1 December 2014 (IRIN ), Saudi Arabia is considering stopping financial support to Yemen, a move that could tip the country further towards economic collapse, Yemeni, Saudi and Western officials have said.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100901/Yemen-faces-economic-crisis-as-Saudi-mulls-pulling-plug
Middle East/North Africa HIV Rise
1 December 2014 (IRIN ), Rates of new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths are rising faster in the Middle East and North Africa than anywhere else globally but treatment and patient support remains limited.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100904/Middle-East-North-Africa-HIV-Rise
Yemen crisis a boon for people smugglers
20 November 2014 (IRIN ), Yemen’s security crisis is leading to a rapid expansion in the country’s people smuggling trade, with thousands of migrants from the Horn of Africa desperate to use the country as a gateway to Saudi Arabia.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100863/Yemen-crisis-a-boon-for-people-smugglers
An ambitious plan to end statelessness
7 November 2014 (IRIN ), It is now 60 years since stateless people received recognition in international law, and the UN has two conventions (1954 and 1961) dedicated to their protection and the regularization of their situation. Yet an estimated 10 million people worldwide still suffer the problems and indignities of having no nationality.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100804/An-ambitious-plan-to-end-statelessness
"Popular Committees" feed Yemen polarization
3 November 2014 (IRIN ), After more than a decade of on-and-off conflict with the government and allied tribes, in September the Houthis - a Zaidi Shia Muslim group - advanced from their northern base in Sa'dah, seizing control of many parts of the capital.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100788/Popular-Committees-feed-Yemen-polarization
Sana'a power vacuum hampers aid response
29 September 2014 (IRIN ), A week after a ceasefire agreement that ended days of fighting in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, ongoing political uncertainty and rights violations are making it difficult for people to get their lives back together.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100668/Sana-a-power-vacuum-hampers-aid-response
Yemen deal brings little solace*
23 September 2014 (IRIN ), With northern rebels claiming the capital Sana'a and Al-Qaeda militants increasing their attacks in the south, Yemen's security crisis is likely to continue, experts believe. While a new agreement between the Houthi rebels and the government may have temporarily reduced fears of all-out civil war, the country's political, security and economic crises are unlikely to ease, leading NGOs to fear increasing humanitarian needs.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100653/Yemen-deal-brings-little-solace
Can legal changes stop trafficking in Yemen?
9 September 2014 (IRIN ), A Yemeni draft law envisaging strict penalties for those involved in trafficking migrants, including kidnapping them and demanding ransom, may finally bring an end to decades of exploitation.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100590/Can-legal-changes-stop-trafficking-in-Yemen
Lessons to be learned from the MERS outbreak
27 August 2014 (IRIN ), Only a few months ago, the threat from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in large parts of the Gulf region appeared to be growing. Dozens of new cases were being reported every month and a key panel set up by the World Health Organization (WHO) advised that the “situation had increased in terms of its seriousness and urgency.”
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100542/Lessons-to-be-learned-from-the-MERS-outbreak
Yemen fuel subsidy cuts hit poor hardest
25 August 2014 (IRIN ), A sharp increase in fuel prices threatens to plunge hundreds of thousands of Yemenis into poverty and food insecurity in the Arab world’s poorest country - particularly if regular welfare payments to Yemen's poorest people continue to be dispersed erratically, aid organizations have warned.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100535/Yemen-fuel-subsidy-cuts-hit-poor-hardest
Yemen IDPs mull return to Amran after ceasefire
31 July 2014 (IRIN ), As the Houthi militants withdraw from the Yemeni city of Amran, the 35,000 people displaced plot their way home
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100424/Yemen-IDPs-mull-return-to-Amran-after-ceasefire
Increasing drug use strains Yemen’s services
30 June 2014 (IRIN ), An influx of cheap counterfeit pharmaceuticals and illicit drugs, coupled with rising unemployment and an increasingly disillusioned society, is driving substance abuse in Yemen, placing a growing strain on already stretched health and policing services.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/100272/Increasing-drug-use-strains-Yemen-s-services

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