2018 in Yemen
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Events in the year 2018 in Yemen.
- Ongoing since April 2015 – Battle of Taiz
- 28 to 31 January – Battle of Aden
- 3 May - The United Arab Emirates deployed over 100 soldiers to the island of Socotra in an unofficial military deployment, dismissed Yemeni personnel, and took administrative control of Socotra Airport and seaport.
- 3 July - 46 detainees are released from the Beir Ahmed prison, following reporting by the Associated Press about torture and abuse occurring there.
- 1 September - Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates say that the bombing of a school bus in Yemen by Saudi Arabian aircraft, which killed 51 people, was "unjustified".
- 3 December - A flight chartered by the United Nations evacuated 50 wounded Houthi fighters to Muscat, Oman for medical treatment, as part of the peace talks.
- 17 February – Abdul Salam al-Haddad, diplomat, Ambassador to Germany, Kuwait and Ethiopia.
- 19 April – Saleh Ali al-Sammad, politician (b. 1979)
- "Yemen Hits U.A.E. Takeover of Its 'Most Alien-Looking' Island".
- The Associated Press (July 3, 2018). "In Yemen, 46 Detainees Released From UAE-Controlled Prison". The New York Times.
Prosecutor Mohammed Ali Saleh confirmed the release of the 46 on Tuesday, without elaborating, while the detainees themselves gave The Associated Press a list with their names.
- al-Haj, Ahmed; Michael, Maggie (July 9, 2018). "Yemen demands Emirates shut down prisons where abuses rife". The Associated Press.
- Agence France-Presse (December 3, 2018). "UN plane evacuates wounded Houthis". The Hindu.
Fifty wounded rebels will be evacuated from the Yemeni capital for medical treatment on Monday, a Saudi-led military coalition said, as the UN envoy landed in Sana’a ahead of planned peace talks in Sweden.
- Wintour, Patrick (December 3, 2018). "Yemen: injured Houthi rebels evacuated, raising hope of peace talks". The Guardian.
A plane carrying 50 wounded Houthi rebel fighters has left the Yemeni capital Sana’a in a critical confidence-building measure before peace talks can get under way in Stockholm as early as Wednesday.
- "FM mourns Ambassador al- Haddad". sabanews.net. Retrieved 17 March 2018.