Showing posts with label Yemen. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Yemen. Show all posts

Friday, March 17, 2017

Somali refugees killed near Bab al-Mandeb Strait

Dozens of Somali refugees have been killed off the coast of Hodeidah in  Yemen after a helicopter attacked the boat they were travelling in, according to the International Organization for Migration.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

UN report slams Saudi-led coalition over Yemen targets

A UN investigation of 10 air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has concluded that most of the attacks did not involve legitimate military targets and may amount to war crimes, according to a report obtained by AFP on Monday.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

US special operation in Yemen kills 8 Qaida "militants", 12 civilians: sources

United States Special Forces launched a pre-dawn security raid on Sunday in central Yemen, killing more than 12 civilians and eight al-Qaida militants, including senior commanders, military sources told Xinhua.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Nobel de la Paz : En el último año de gobierno de Obama, EE.UU. lanzó más de 26.000 bombas en siete países

En el último año de gobierno del presidente Barack Obama -quien ganó el premio Nobel de la Paz en 2009-, EE.UU. ha lanzado 26.171 bombas en siete países, según un informe del Consejo de Relaciones Exteriores, una organización estadounidense especializada en política exterior.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Kerry says war in Yemen should end in way protecting Saudi security

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday stressed that the war in Yemen should end in a way that protects the security of Saudi Arabia, Al Arabiya News reported.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Un leader chiite houthi accuse le Royaume-Uni de participer à des crimes de guerre au Yémen

Les Houthis accusent les Britanniques de prendre part aux crimes de guerre commis par Riyad au Yémen. Si Londres a exclu d'arrêter de vendre des armes au royaume wahhabite, les Américains pourraient annuler une livraison de munitions.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

US to halt some arms sales to Saudi, citing civilian deaths in Yemen campaign

The United States has decided to limit military support to Saudi Arabia's campaign in Yemen because of concerns over widespread civilian casualties and will halt a planned arms sale to the kingdom, U.S. officials told Reuters.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Iran summons UK ambassador in Tehran over Theresa May's comments

Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that the country's Foreign Ministry has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran over the British prime minister's recent comments on Iran.

Suicide bomber kills at least 40 Yemeni troops in Aden

A suicide bomber killed at least 40 Yemeni soldiers and wounded at least 70 others at a base in the city of Aden, a local security official said, in another major attack on forces allied to a Saudi-led military campaign.

Boris Johnson should back Labour calls to stop selling arms to Saudis: Corbyn

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson should be "brave enough" to support rising calls for the British government to stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia after his comments about "proxy wars", British Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn will say in a speech on Saturday.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Quand Boris Johnson fustige les «guerres par procuration» de son allié saoudien

Une nouvelle boulette à ajouter à la collection de l’impétueux Boris Johnson. Après avoir longtemps défendu Riyad, l’un des meilleurs alliés de Londres, voilà qu’il dénonce son instrumentalisation de l'islam à des fins politiques.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Iran plans navy bases in Yemen and Syria

The chief of staff of Iranian armed forces, General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, was quoted saying Iran “needs distant bases, and it may become possible one day to have bases on the shores of Yemen or Syria, or bases on islands or floating (bases).”

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 12 Yemeni civilians

Twelve Yemenis were killed and six others were wounded by the Saudi-led airstrikes in the northwest province of Hajja on Wednesday, residents and officials said.

Monday, November 21, 2016

La coalition arabe met fin à la trêve au Yémen

La coalition arabe conduite par l'Arabie saoudite au Yémen a décidé lundi de ne pas renouveler une trêve de 48 heures, en invoquant des violations systématiques des termes du cessez-le-feu par les rebelles Houthis.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Saudi soldier killed by missile from Yemen hours before ceasefire

A Saudi soldier was killed on Saturday by a missile fired by Yemeni rebels across the border into the kingdom's southern Asir province, the interior ministry said.

Saudi Arab coalition declares 48-hour Yemen truce

The Arab coalition fighting in Yemen against Iranian-backed militias declared a renewable 48-hour ceasefire to begin Saturday in Yemen, read a statement on the Saudi Press Agency.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Saudi arms: UK ministers refuse to cease support

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and three other British cabinet ministers have refused to cease military support to Saudi Arabia, reported London-based Asharq Al-Awsat on Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Kerry announces Yemen truce, FM says 'not interested'

The Arab coalition and Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen have agreed to a temporary cessation of hostilities starting on November 17, and work towards installing a national unity government, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Saudi-led raid kills 60 at Yemen security site

Arab coalition warplanes bombed a security complex near the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah earlier today, killing 60 people including inmates of a prison on the site, a regional official, relatives and medical sources said.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Yemen’s exiled president rejects UN peace plan

Yemen's exiled President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi has rejected a proposed UN peace plan for resolving the conflict in the war-torn Arab country, according to a Yemeni presidential source.

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