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

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

UN envoy holds 'fruitful' talks with Yemen rebel chief

port city of Hudaida
The UN envoy for Yemen said Wednesday he had held "fruitful" talks with rebel leader Abdulmalik al-Huthi in his bid to avert all-out fighting for the strategic port city of Hudaida.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Displaced families stranded in Sanaa after fleeing war in Yemen's Hodeidah

Displaced families stranded in Sanaa
Thousands of families arrived on Saturday in the rebel-held capital Sanaa, after fleeing military confrontations between pro-government forces and armed rebels in Yemen's Hodeidah port city.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Saudi-Led Coalition Forces Enter Hodeidah Airport in Western Yemen

Saudi-Led Coalition Forces Enter Hodeidah Airport in Western Yemen
The Saudi-led coalition-backed mercenaries have gained control over the key Yemeni airport of Hodeidah port city, a media source reported on Saturday.

Friday, June 15, 2018

UAE Asks US, France for Military Help in Yemeni Port Hodeidah

UAE Asks US, France for Military Help in Yemeni Port
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) asked the United States and France this week to provide the Saudi-led offensive on a Yemeni port with military assistance, media reported.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

White House Ethos: US Calls On 'Responsible Nations' to Bring Pressure On Iran

US Calls On 'Responsible Nations' to Bring Pressure On Iran
The United States urged what it called "responsible" countries around the world to exert more pressure on Iran to halt its destabilizing activities in the Middle East, the White House said in a statement on Friday.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

United Nations says 96 victims in latest Yemen capital bombardment

96 victims in latest Yemen capital bombardment
The United Nations said Tuesday official information it had received from Yemeni authorities indicated 96 victims in the latest bombardment to have struck the capital Sana'a.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Mattis: US should maintain support to Arab Coalition in Yemen

US should maintain support to Arab Coalition in Yemen
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has asked the US Congress not to interfere with America’s role in the war in Yemen, where it is supporting Saudi-led coalition military operations.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Corbyn Urges May to Condemn Saudi War on Yemen As Bin Salman Visits

British opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn
The British opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn called on Prime Minister Theresa May to protest Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen during the visit of the kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to London.

Monday, March 5, 2018

AIPAC speakers praise Saudi Arabia and UAE leadership

AIPAC
The chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in the US has urged the pro-Israel lobbying group, AIPAC, to support Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the leadership of the United Arab Emirates.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Protests Planned Next Week Against Saudi Crown Prince Visit to UK

Saudi Crown Prince
High-profile campaign groups plan to hold protests in London next week against a visit to Britain by the powerful Saudi Crown Prince to raise alarm over Riyadh’s war crimes in Yemen and its human rights record.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

US, UK Seeking to Cover Up Saudi Crimes in Yemen: Iran’s UN Envoy

US, UK Seeking to Cover Up Saudi Crimes in Yemen
Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo condemned a recent failed UK-proposed resolution against Iran at UN Security Council, noting that London and Washington are seeking to cover up Saudi Arabia’s crimes in Yemen by drafting such resolutions.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Arab Coalition says they have no self-interest in Yemen, sole aim is stability

Yemen stability
A high-ranking military delegation from Saudi Arabia and the UAE arrived in Aden to enforce the Arab Coalition’s calls for a ceasefire between the warring sides.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Houthis report missile attack ‘towards Saudi airport’

Burkan H-2 ballistic missiles
Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Tuesday allegedly fired a long-range ballistic missile towards Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport, the Houthi-controlled Saba news agency said. It is the second time a missile has been fired by the Houthis at the Riyadh airport.

Monday, January 29, 2018

UAE supports Saudi-led coalition in light of Aden clashes

The UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said in a tweet on Sunday that the UAE supports the Saudi-led Arab Coalition in light of the clashes in Aden that resulted in 15 dead.

Dozen Yemenis killed, scores wounded in Aden clashes

southern separatists in Yemen
At least 12 people were killed and more than 130 wounded in clashes between government forces and southern separatists in Yemen's coastal city of Aden, according to the health ministry.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Le coordinateur humanitaire de l'ONU au Yémen quitte ses fonctions

Le coordinateur humanitaire de l'ONU au Yémen quitte ses fonctions
Le coordinateur humanitaire de l'ONU au Yémen, Jamie McGoldrick, a déclaré mercredi qu'il quittait ses fonctions, 48 heures après l'annonce du prochain départ de l'émissaire spécial des Nations unies pour ce pays ravagé par la guerre.

Friday, January 19, 2018

German govt halts arms exports to parties in Yemen war

Germany has said it won’t approve arms exports
Germany has said it won’t approve arms exports to countries involved in the conflict in Yemen. The move could affect sales of military hardware to Saudi Arabia, AP said.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Profit over life: UK blasted for post-Brexit boost in arms sales to repressive regimes

UK  boost in arms sales to repressive regimes
The UK government has been accused of giving “uncritical support” to some of the world’s most repressive regimes, as figures reveal it increased its arms sales to ‘not-free’ countries by nearly a third since the Brexit vote.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

No ships in Yemen's key port despite Saudi claim of lifting blockade

key port of Hodeidah
There is no indication of aid or commerce coming into Yemen through the key port of Hodeidah despite Saudi Arabia's December 20 pledge to lift the blockade for a month, an RT Arabic crew has discovered.

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