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Cyclone Mekunu pummels Yemeni island, seven missing

SOCOTRA, Yemen: Seven people were missing and hundreds others evacuated from their homes after Cyclone Mekunu hit the Yemeni island of Socotra Wednesday night, causing severe flooding and damage to houses, officials said. Four of the…

Almost 60 people missing after ship sinks off Yemen

ADEN: Nearly 60 people are missing after a ship sank off Yemen's Socotra island, its fisheries minister said on Wednesday, with state media reporting that only two people had been rescued. The boat went missing five days ago while…