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Beirut, Lebanon (1:30 A.M.) - The Houthi forces continued their string of attacks in Yemen this week, striking several areas controlled by the gulf-backed groups. Houthi forces began this week by targeting several areas in the Marib Governorate that are controlled by the Hadi loyalists. Below is a Houthi ...
The first was the war in Yemen, while the second is the genocide in Myanmar. Tens of thousands have died in these twin calamities. More die every day. Millions have fled their homes and millions face starvation. Rycroft was "penholder" at the UN Security Council on both Myanmar and Yemen. This term ...

Mocha: The UAE armed forces medical teams are providing aid to needy people in Yemen. The teams offered medical services to people in the liberated areas of Yemen's west coast, and are sparing no effort in responding to humanitarian cases requiring urgent medical care. The UAE Armed Forces ...
The war in Yemen has killed or injured more than 5,000 children and left another 400,000 severely malnourished and fighting for their lives, according to the UN children's agency. In a report unveiled on Tuesday, UNICEF said nearly 2 million Yemeni children were out of school, a quarter of them since the ...

A prominent Yemeni activist has been released by the rebel Houthi movement after five months in detention. Hisham al-Omeisy had provided regular commentary on Yemen's civil war to his 35,000 followers on twitter until he went missing in Sanaa in August. He was reportedly never charged, nor given ...
2017 was not a good year for my home country, Yemen. In January, after working and studying abroad for four years, I arrived back home. Of course I knew a war had been raging in my country but I was still completely shocked by what I saw. The airport building was destroyed, burned planes lay all around, ...
The report says: "The Panel has identified missile remnants, related military equipment and military unmanned aerial vehicles that are of Iranian origin and were introduced into Yemen after the imposition of the targeted arms embargo. As a result, the Panel finds that the Islamic Republic of Iran is in ...
Sanaa, Jan 13 (Saba) - The humanitarian coordinator for Yemen , Jamie McGoldrick, said on Thursday the lives of Yemenis, who need more than 22 million humanitarian aid, depend on keeping the ports open without interruption or delay, McGoldrick said in a statement obtained by Saba on the vital ...
Over the holidays, I began watching a BBC series entitled The Last Post, which revolves around a contingent of British troops in the early 1960s stationed in Aden, a port city in Yemen, the Arabian country today that Saudi Arabia and the United States are bombing to smithereens. The British troops were ...
Abu Dhabi: The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has signed a cooperation agreement with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to support emergency care for mothers and newborns in the Al Mukalla province in Yemen's Hadramout governorate, as part of efforts to ensure ...
He added that the affected and needy people of Yemen require great support from the gulf and Arab Red Crescent Societies, stressing the importance of interaction and response of international organizations with the needy Yemeni people, especially the displaced from their areas where they live.
On December 20, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)-led Coalition announced it would reopen access to Yemen's Al Hudaydah Port for commercial shipments, including fuel, for a 30-day period. The Coalition had closed Yemen's Red Sea ports, including Al Hudaydah and Al Saleef, on November 6 after ...
German sociologist Max Weber's highly cited definition of the modern state as a "community that (successfully) claims the monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory" does not fit well with the case of Yemen. In North Yemen, some tribes have enjoyed autonomous political and ...
A United Nations panel has concluded that Iran violated an arms embargo imposed on Yemen by failing to prevent the Houthi rebels in that war-ravaged nation from obtaining Iranian missiles, including one fired hundreds of miles into Saudi Arabia two months ago. The findings, in a report given to the ...
In a blitzkrieg similar to when the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) surged across Syria and Iraq, hundreds of fighters from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) overran Yemen's coastal city of Mukalla in April 2015, exploiting chaos unleashed by the Saudi-led coalition's ...

U.S. forces continue sustained counterterrorism operations in Yemen against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, in coordination with Yemen's government, to degrade these groups' ability to hold territory and coordinate external attacks, officials said. Habib al-Sana'ani ...
Shabwa: The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has rescued the residents of Beihan District in the Shabwa Governorate, by dispatching an urgent food aid convoy to assist the needy and help those displaced -- as a result of the three-year war and siege started by the Al Houthi militias -- to return to their ...
Beirut, Lebanon (7:50 P.M.) - At least a dozen civilians were killed in western Yemen tonight after the Saudi Coalition bombed the Ta'iz Governorate. According to Yemen's Saba news agency, the Saudi Coalition bombed a row of trucks that were filed with coal inside the Hais District of Tai'z tonight, ...
Damascus, Syria (11:15 AM) - During a visit of Foreign Responsible Minister of the Sultanate of Oman, Yusuf bin Alawi, to Iran, the two nations have issued a collective statement calling on Saudi Arabia to immediately cease its offensive operations against the Republic of Yemen. Minister Yusuf bin ...
Yemen is subjected to a deepening conflict with an uncertain outlook for peace. The conflict in Yemen began in 2014 and escalated in early 2015 when the Houthi militias and their allied forces occupied large parts of the country and putting in jeopardy the then existing transition process that had been ...
"There is no criteria for description of the cholera cases inside Yemen. We thought of this actually after consulting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading national public health institute of the United States, that there is manipulation of the data. The data is inaccurate, so the number was ...
The crisis in Yemen has now surpassed 1,000 days, during which three million men, women and children have been forced to flee their homes, with over two million still displaced. Conflict and loss of livelihoods, further compounded by cholera and risk of man-made famine, have created new vulnerabilities ...
-The cumulative total from 27 April 2017 to 31 December 2017 is 1,019,044 suspected cholera cases and 2,237 associated deaths, (CFR 0.22%), 1094 have been confirmed by culture. 59.3 % of death were severe cases at admission - The total proportion of severe cases among the suspected cases is ...
The President considered the meeting with the UN official is a good sign in order to brief him what are happening in Yemen as being it is regarded the most suffering and humanitarian ... He pointed out that there is a great contradiction in the international attitudes towards Yemen that dropped many masks.
Houthi rebels have released video they claim shows the exact moment they shot down Royal Saudi Air Force F-15S over Yemen. The Iranian-supported militants appear to have at least tracked the jet using a repurposed FLIR Systems Star SAFIRE sensor turret, which features an infrared camera. On Jan.
An analysis by FAIR has found that the leading liberal cable network did not run a single segment devoted specifically to Yemen in the second half of 2017. And in these latter roughly six months of the year, MSNBC ran nearly 5,000 percent more segments that mentioned Russia than segments that ...
The Yemen Data Project reveals that since 2015 nearly one-third of Saudi air raids hit non-military sites in Yemen. To rub salt into the wound, 2017, in particular, was when more US strikes hit Yemen than the past four years combined, with 125 strikes, under the U.S. war-on-terror military operations.
Nadia Al-Sakkaf is a researcher specializing in gender and politics. She was the first Yemeni woman appointed as Information Minister. Before that she was The Yemen Times Chief Editor. She is currently a PhD candidate at Reading University in UK. The opinions in this article belong to the author.
Aid and development links: children in war, Asia's economic integration, Yemen and more. child soldiers released in South Sudan, 2015 (Photo: Samir Bol/Getty) ...
Operation Rahat was launched by Indian armed forces to evacuate more than 4,000 Indian citizens and other foreign nationals from Yemen during the 2015 military intervention by Saudi Arabia and its allies. PTI. Updated:January 7, 2018, 10:22 PM IST. facebook · twitter · Google skype whatsapp.
Sanaa, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- The party of Yemeni slain former President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Sunday named a new leader to succeed Saleh who was killed last month by his onetime ally Shiite Houthi rebels, the party said in a statement. The General People's Congress party (GPC) elected 65-year-old ...
Sanaa, Jan 8 (Saba) - Yemen air defense on Monday morning fired a ground-to-air missile at a Saudi enemy warplane over the capital Sanaa, the army said in a statement received by Saba. The targeted plane is f-15, read the statement without providing further details. Monday missile attack came one ...
The cumulative total of suspected cholera cases reported since 27th April 2017, reached 1,005,207 as of 24 December 2017, with 2,229 associated deaths reported across the country, the overall case fatality rate is 0.22%. ○ Most vulnerable age group and areas: children under the age of 5 years ...
A warplane from the Saudi-led military alliance fighting in Yemen has crashed after suffering a "technical failure", a coalition statement said. However, according to rebel-run al-Masirah television, Houthi rebels claimed on Sunday they shot down the plane, a British-made tornado fighter jet. The aircraft went ...
Almost 500 cases of diphtheria are suspected in Yemen, the World Health Organisation said yesterday. The outbreak began in August last year, Reuters has reported. According to WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic, Ibb and Al-Hudaydah governorates are the worst hit by the disease, which can be spread ...
Aden - During the final days of 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency succeeded in completing two movements of stranded Somalis and Ethiopians out of Yemen, despite immense security challenges and difficult sea conditions. Two boats were deployed, one headed to Aden to evacuate Somali refugees, ...
The World Health Organization warns that children in Yemen are dying as diphtheria, a preventable disease, spreads rapidly throughout the country. Forty-six of the more than 470 people with clinically diagnosed diphtheria in Yemen -- or nearly 10 percent -- have died in less than four months, according ...
People in war-torn Yemen are facing a situation that "looks like the Apocalypse", the UN's humanitarian chief has told Al Jazeera, warning that the country could become the worst humanitarian disaster in half a century. The Arab world's poorest country has endured nearly three years of war between Houthi ...
Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday the country will stop supplying weapons and ammunition to the United Arab Emirates, citing "great concern" over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The UAE is part of the Saudi-led coalition that has been carrying out airstrikes in Yemen for nearly three ...
Video released Monday appears to show Houthi forces seizing a US Navy unmanned underwater vehicle in waters off the coast of Yemen. The video, posted by Al Masdar News, shows four men in dive gear holding the underwater drone, identified as a Remus 600 with logos from the manufacturer Hydroid ...
Re "The Yemen Crucible" (editorial, Dec. 28), about the Saudi-led coalition supporting Yemen's government and the terrible toll its actions are taking on the country: Saudi Arabia will never emerge victorious in Yemen. Yemenis have a rich civilization, heritage, and cultural and natural treasures.
Houthi forces have captured a U.S. Navy research unmanned underwater vehicle off the coast of Yemen, according to a video released on Monday. In the video posted online by local media on Monday, four men described as members of the "Houthi navy" in dive gear are surrounding what appears to be a ...
"But when I moved to America and the problems started back home, I told myself I have a chance to show that Yemeni coffee is really good and that Yemen is more than just violence and war." A couple of months ago, he opened Qahwah House in Dearborn, a city with a high concentration of Arabs and ...
Nahla Arishi, a pediatrician, checks a boy infected with diphtheria at the al-Sadaqa teaching hospital in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen December 18, 2017. Fawaz Salman, Reuters. ADEN - Nahla Arishi, chief pediatrician at the al-Sadaqa hospital in this Yemeni port city, had not seen diphtheria in ...
Sanaa, Dec 31 (Saba) - Yemen's Foreign Ministry on Saturday strongly criticized United States Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis over his remarks that ... that indicate involvement of the US defense system in planning air military operations against Yemen," the foreign ministry's official said in the statement.
Horrific images of starving children are emerging from Yemen, echoing the Ethiopian famine that galvanized world attention during the 1984 Christmas season. They are finally shining a light on what is being recognized as the world's worst humanitarian disaster. But Yemen has yet to inspire a similar ...
"As violence has escalated in recent days, children and families are yet again being killed in attacks and bombardments,' the heads of key UN agencies said Friday in a joint statement, as they once again appeal to parties to the conflict to immediately allow full humanitarian access in Yemen and to stop the ...
MANAMA, Bahrain -- The United States has tripled the number of airstrikes this year against al Qaeda's branch in Yemen, one of the deadliest and most sophisticated terrorist organizations in the world. American allies have pushed the militants from their lucrative coastal strongholds. And the Pentagon ...



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