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The AQAP fighters were released in a deal which would see them assist with an uptick of fighting in Al-Bayda governorate, southern Yemen, between the Houthis, AQAP and the Saudi-led coalition. However, a statement published via AQAP's open source network on Saturday claimed the 18 prisoners ... Al-Qaeda

"From that amount I pay 1,500 rials to the parents, 500 rials to the authorities in Yemen helping me to get them out and the remainder is my commission. Everyone is happy," said Mubarak, who would only use his first name. Contacted by The National, local dignitaries in Dhofar, the southern Oman ... marriage
Yemen has historically been dependent on commercial imports of food, fuel and medicines. All ports must remain open to meet Yemen's import requirements. Hudaydah and Saleef are in geographic proximity to over 70 per cent of people in need of humanitarian assistance. This tracker ...
Yemen is historically a country of migration, refuge and transit for people fleeing the Horn of Africa. But more than three years of conflict have plunged the country into the world's deepest humanitarian crisis, and Yohannes is one of many to have crossed the Gulf of Aden in search of safety only to meet ... Africa
Riyadh: The Saudi-led coalition battling to uphold the legitimacy of Yemen's government against Al Houthi militia warned on Monday of a "painful" response if the militia mounted new attacks on Saudi Arabia using what it said were Iran-supplied drones. Riyadh said last week it had shot down two drones ...

Overview. Due to the intensification of fighting and its expansion to new locations in Al Garrahi district, Al Hudaydah, the National Authority for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Recovery (NAMCHA) reported the displacement of 663 families within the same district.
The Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen has produced thousands of casualties, but the real cost may not become apparent for years to come. After years of relentless bombardment that has already severely crippled the food supply, destroyed basic infrastructure, and disrupted medical care, Yemen ...
Washington, April 13, 2018 - The World Bank announced today a new project to finance off-grid solar systems in Yemen to power vital basic services, and improve access to electricity for vulnerable Yemenis in rural and outlying urban areas. Funded by a US$50 million grant from IDA, the World Bank's fund ...
It was two days after the young Yemeni man was released from surgery that the doctors first noticed the smell. The bullet that wounded the leg of the 22-year-old college student had shattered bone and torn a hole in the soft tissue. Now, the wound was emitting a distinct smell, described in the medical ...
A video posted by the Defence Ministry showed dozens of army troops walking through Qanea market, celebrating victory against Al Houthis. Yemen's army has seized large swathes of territories from Al Houthis in the province of Baydha since December when government forces pushed into Natea district, ...
[14/April/2018] SANAA, Apr 14 (Saba) – The leader of the Yemeni revolution, Abdulmalik Badradean al-Houthi, explained that the military capabilities of the Yemeni Army and Ansarullah are evolving and that the Saudi regime and their allies should be aware of this escalation. He pointed out that the more the Saudi regime ...
500 Jaysh al-Islam* militants who were earlier evacuated from Eastern Ghouta, plan to go to Yemen, according to the pan-Arabic satellite television channel Al Mayadeen. It cited its own source as saying that the terrorists first intend to illegally arrive in Saudi Arabia, from where they will try to enter Yemen.
Sana'a - An air raid struck the set of a rebel TV series in Yemen on Thursday, killing at least two people, a security source and a rights activist said. The strike on Marawiaa district in the western province of Hodeida came as a cast and crew were filming a Ramadan series for Huthi rebel-run Al-Masirah ...
Meanwhile, the assault on antiquity has extended to Yemen, 2000 kilometers to the south, another archaeological treasure house riven by conflict. A Saudi-led bombing campaign combined with terrorist attacks has destroyed or severely damaged more than 60 sites, including what some archaeologists ...
Sometimes the war in Yemen kills very visibly. Over 5,000 children have lost their lives or have been wounded by military action since 2015. Some have been the victims of bombs, some of which were manufactured in the UK, that have hit schools, homes and public places. Others have been caught in ...

All Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relevant to Logistics Cluster facilitated services have been updated on the website and shared with the mailing list. The Logistics Cluster encourages organisations to read these documents to ensure all logistics gaps relevant to the Yemen humanitarian response ...
SG: Ladies and gentlemen from the media, thank you very much for your presence. It is my pleasure to announce that this Pledging Conference represents a remarkable success of international solidarity to the people of Yemen. The pledges announced represent more than $ 2 billion and if you compare ...
We're helping fight someone else's war in Yemen — and the blood is on our hands. Since March 2015, the United States has supported a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that's intervening in a civil war in Yemen. The war has resulted in massive civilian casualties ...
Due to ongoing conflict, Yemen faces the largest food security emergency in the world, according to the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET). FEWS NET reports that 3.5 million people across Yemen face Emergency (IPC 4)* levels of food insecurity, and famine is possible if food imports ...
Riyadh, Apr.4 (BNA): King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center distributed 735 food baskets in Harat Al-Sada and Al-Qataba's displaced people in Al-Khokha Directorate in Al-Hudaydah Governorate to 4,410 people out of the total of 22,273 food baskets allocated to the governorate as part of the ...
It is with great sorrow that I address you today on behalf of the entire Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. I don't think I need to go into any detail about the humanitarian situation facing the people of Yemen today. You know it. We know it. The world knows it. Like many present here, I have visited ...
Yemen's conflict has resulted in so many men being killed, recruited for battle, or mentally shattered, that it has forced many women into roles rarely seen in such a conservative society. They have had to become providers, seeking work outside the home. They must rely on other women, even those on the ...
Saudi Arabia has raised $0.5 bln to contribute to the 'humanitarian plan' in Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates has granted the same amount. The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said Tuesday from Geneva at a conference held for Yemen that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab ...
On April 3, the UN and governments of Sweden and Switzerland hosted a high-level pledging conference in Geneva, Switzerland, where donors pledged $2 billion toward critical response operations in Yemen. The U.S. Government (USG) announced approximately $87 million in FY 2018 humanitarian ...
In February 2018, focus group discussions were conducted with partner organisations, including UN agencies, INGOs and national NGOs, about access challenges in Yemen. The exercise, which was first conducted in August 2017, indicates that more than 1.2 million people in need are located in the most ...
Mohamed Al Arab, correspondent at Al Arabiya News Channel, said that the Hamdeen regime of Qatar betrayed the Yemeni war and funded militias that killed thousands of people in Yemen. Al Arab also called for the developed world and human organisations to say enough to the Qatari regime.
The wars in Syria and Yemen are the acceleration of this loss of common consciousness. The lack of public outrage on a large scale today, when children are being attacked and when it is impossible to claim ignorance of what's taking place, is a bleak indicator. The lack of effective political action is even ...
The funds from the two countries cover almost a third of the $2.96 billion required to implement the U.N.'s budget to help Yemen in 2018. An additional billion in funding was secured yesterday at a U.N. pledging conference in Geneva. The money will be disbursed to local and international aid groups in ...
Sana'a, 4 April 2018 – The Government of Japan contributes $781,326 to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for its work in Yemen to protect women and girls from gender-based violence and to maintain their dignity. The escalating conflict in Yemen has taken a heavy a toll on women and girls, ...
Yemen has historically been dependent on commercial imports of food, fuel and medicines. All ports must remain open to meet Yemen's import requirements. Hudaydah and Saleef are in geographic proximity to over 70 per cent of people in need of humanitarian assistance. This tracker monitors ...
This is the first of two articles on U.S. counterterrorism operations in Yemen, it also the latest in a new series we are producing in partnership Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute that features the voices of experts and advocates from countries affected by U.S. national security policies. Earlier ...
GENEVA (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres joined top officials from dozens of countries at a pledging conference on Tuesday for war-battered Yemen, a relatively overlooked conflict that has killed thousands and created the world's biggest humanitarian crisis. Sweden and Switzerland joined ...
A diphtheria outbreak has killed 84 people in war-torn Yemen since late October, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday. In a statement, the UN agency said some 1,516 suspected cases of diphtheria have been registered in 20 of Yemen's 23 provinces. It listed Ibb and al-Hodeidah ...
On April 3rd, government leaders will gather in Geneva for a pledging conference for Yemen. Everyone, including the ICRC, hopes that donors will be generous. But humanitarians working in Yemen know that money alone will not solve the crisis. The three long years of Yemen's conflict have caused ...
Since March 2015, neighboring Saudi Arabia has been leading a coalition of Gulf states against Houthi rebels in Northern Yemen, after the rebels drove out the US-backed and pro-Saudi government. Often called the "forgotten war" amid Western media focus on Syria, Yemen's situation is now catastrophic, ...
As the crisis in Yemen enters its fourth year, conflict, severe economic decline and collapsing essential services have taken an enormous toll on the population, exacerbating existing vulnerabilities. The United Nations (UN) has declared the last three years of the crisis as a system-wide Level 3 ...
Khalifa is just one of millions of people currently affected by the latest iteration of the travel ban, a revised executive order signed by President Trump that prevents all citizens of Libya, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, and North Korea from entering the United States. Additionally, citizens of Venezuela ...
The international community has yet to come up with efficient solutions that can guarantee both Yemen's security and that of its Gulf neighbours. The world is either unable or not ready to come up with an adequate one. Declarations made following the recent visits of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...
A massive fire broke out on Saturday and engulfed storage facilities belonging to the World Food Program in the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeida damaging humanitarian aid inside, Yemen's official news agency said. Yemen's minister of local administration, Abdel-Raqeeb Fatah, was quoted by SABA ...
Migrants from the Horn of Africa continue to seek work in wealthy Gulf states, even attempting a dangerous transit through war-torn Yemen. 12 hours ago. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. Remaining Time -0:00. Share.
Yemen, the country where her parents were born and where she spent most of her school vacations, is in turmoil. But when Summer returned there in February 2015 for her wedding, she never could have imagined the nation's political crisis escalating into a deadly regional war, practically overnight.
Buthaina Muhammad Mansour, believed to be age 4 or 5, did not yet know that her parents, five siblings and uncle were killed when an airstrike flattened their home in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on Aug. 25, 2017. She is her family's sole survivor of the attack on an apartment building that residents blamed on ...
... on the devastation wrought by the Saudis and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in its war on impoverished Yemen, with the billions in sales of arms to the Saudis which President Trump crowed about last week at the White House. An estimated 1 million people have contracted cholera in Yemen.
To respond to this massive need, WHO, Health Cluster partners and other health sector actors are delivering health services to the people of Yemen despite the critical security situation, logistical difficulties and the collapsing health system. WHO and Health Cluster partners have scaled-up their presence to ...
Iran is smuggling Sayyad-2 surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) to Yemen's Ansar Allah (Houthis) rebel group, the spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition announced during a 26 March briefing. Col Maliki stands in front of the captured Sayyad-2C during his 26 March presentation. (Al-Arabiya). As part of a ...
This document provides an overview of the fuel services provided by WFP, how humanitarian actors responding to the crisis in the Republic of Yemenmay access these services through the Logistics Cluster, and the conditions under which these services are to be provided. The objective of these services is ...
Iran's ambassador to the UN has rejected baseless Saudi allegations of Tehran sending missiles to Yemen, urging the regime in Riyadh to stop “warmongering” and engage, instead, in dialog with its neighbor. Gholamali Khoshrou said on Wednesday that the three-year Saudi war on Yemen has no ...
Re “Senators Uphold Trump's War Powers,” rejecting a measure “to halt American military support for the deadly Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen” (news article, March 21):. When they met in Washington recently, President Trump could have pressed hard for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of ...



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