Showing posts with label blockade. Show all posts
Showing posts with label blockade. Show all posts

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.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Crise humanitaire au Yémen: Paris demande à Ryad de lever le blocus

Paris demande à Ryad de lever le blocus
Le président français Emmanuel Macron a demandé au roi Salmane d'Arabie saoudite de "lever entièrement le blocus" du Yémen, afin de permettre l'acheminement de l'aide dans ce pays en proie à la pire crise humanitaire au monde.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Foreign aid workers left Yemeni port city

port city of Hodeida
Foreign humanitarian workers attached to the UN and other international organizations have left the port city of Hodeida, Yemeni officials say, citing intensified fighting there.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

North Korean Ruling Party Compares Possible US Maritime Blockade with Declaring War

The naval blockade was also pushed for by Washington
"The [possible] maritime blockade by the United States is an absolutely unacceptable violation of state sovereignty… We will view the maritime blockade by the United States and their allies as an act of aggression against North Korea's sovereignty and as yet another official declaration of war," the Rodong Sinmun, which is the official newspaper of the Central Committee of the North Korean Workers' Party, said Sunday.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Casa Blanca: Arabia Saudí está tomando medidas para abrir puerto de Yemen

Arabia Saudí está tomando medidas para abrir puerto de Yemen
Arabia Saudí comenzó a dar pasos para abrir un puerto en Yemen y terminar así el bloqueo al ingreso de ayuda humanitaria que padece ese país, dijo en rueda de prensa la portavoz de la Casa Blanca, Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Yémen: plus de navires doivent avoir accès au port de Hodeida (ONU)

port de Hodeida
L'ONU a estimé lundi que la coalition sous commandement saoudien au Yémen devait aller plus loin après "l'allégement du blocus" annoncé la semaine dernière et qu'elle devait autoriser plus de navires à accoster au port de Hodeida, aux mains des rebelles.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Yémen: arrivée des premières aides à l'aéroport de Sanaa depuis 3 semaines

aide humanitaire
Un avion chargé d'aide humanitaire affrété par l'Unicef a atterri samedi à Sanaa, une première depuis le début d'un blocus imposé début novembre par la coalition sous commandement saoudien intervenant dans ce pays en guerre.

Friday, November 24, 2017

UN says aid workers to return to Yemen on Saturday but no aid yet

UN says aid workers to return to Yemen on Saturday
The Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting in Yemen has given the United Nations permission to resume flights of aid workers to areas controlled by the Houthi movement Saturday, but not to dock ships with wheat and medical supplies, a U.N. spokesman said.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Aid agencies say Yemen blockade remains, Egeland calls it 'collective punishment'

Aid agencies say Yemen blockade remains
The Arab coalition's blockade of Yemen, which has cut off food imports to a population where 7 million people are on the brink of famine, is "illegal collective punishment" of civilians, a prominent aid official said Thursday.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Saudi relief official: Yemeni ports controlled by legitimate forces are open

Yemeni ports controlled by legitimate forces are open
Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Rabeeah has confirmed that Yemeni ports under legitimate forces control are open for humanitarian aid to Yemen.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Saudi-led airstrikes destroy air navigation system of Yemen's capital airport: spokesman

Yemen's capital airport
Saudi-led coalition launched three airstrikes on the main civil airport north of Yemen's capital Sanaa on Tuesday, completely destroying the airport's air navigation system, the airport's spokesman Mazin Ghanim told Xinhua.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Saudi Arabia to reopen Yemen airports and seaports after brief closure

Saudi Arabia to reopen Yemen airports and seaports
Saudi Arabia said Monday that the Arab coalition fighting the Houthi militia will begin reopening airports and seaports in Yemen, days after temporarily closing them after an Iranian-made missile attack on Riyadh.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Saudi Easing of Yemen Blockade Not Enough: UN

Saudi Easing of Yemen Blockade Not Enough
The Saudi-led coalition is still blocking desperately-needed UN aid deliveries to Yemen despite the re-opening of the port of Aden and of a land border crossing, a UN spokesman said.

Saudi-led coalition reopens Yemen’s Aden and Seiyoun airports

Saudi-led coalition
Yemeni officials announced on Friday evening that the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting the Houthi militia has re-opened the Aden and Seiyoun airports four days after its decision to temporarily close Yemeni ports.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Yémen: l'ONU exhorte l'Arabie Saoudite à mettre fin à un blocus "catastrophique"

 sept millions de personnes au Yémen vivent dans des conditions proches de la famine
Les Nations unies ont appelé mardi l'Arabie Saoudite à mettre un terme au blocus qui empêche l'acheminement de l'aide au Yémen, alors même que le pays connaît la pire crise humanitaire de la planète.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Iran reopens border crossing with Iraqi Kurdistan amid independence row

Iran reopens border crossing with Iraqi Kurdistan
Iran has reopened its major border crossing with Iraqi Kurdistan for travel and trade amid tensions over an independence referendum last month, the Iranian consulate in Erbil announced.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Iran Bans Oil Products Shipment to Iraqi Kurdistan

Oil Products iran iraq
Iran’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development warned companies against shipment of oil products to and from the Iraqi Kurdistan “until further notice”.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

UN chief tours Israel-Gaza border

Israel-Gaza border
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday had taken a helicopter tour of Israel-Gaza border before he continued to the besieged Palestinian enclave.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Israel Speeds Up Construction of Barrier Against Hamas Tunnels

Hamas Tunnels
Israeli Defense Forces have accelerated its construction of a massive underground wall on the border with the Gaza Strip to prevent the Hamas movement from digging tunnels into Israel, local media reported, citing the head of Israel's Southern Command.

Monday, July 17, 2017

UAE not involved in Qatar hacking

Gulf nations
A UAE minister has denied his country's involvement in the alleged hacking of Qatari official media accounts and news sites, which preceded the Qatar-Gulf diplomatic crisis.

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