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Members of the European Parliament urge Saudi Arabia arms ban, blast European Union members for continued sales amid Yemen war

December 1, 2017 9:40 am
Members of the European Parliament urge Saudi Arabia arms ban, blast European Union members for continued sales amid Yemen war

Members of the European Parliament take part in a voting session. (File photo by AFP) European Union lawmakers have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution that calls on the bloc to slap an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia, which is leading a brutal military campaign against Yemen. The non-binding […]

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Five Yemeni cities left without water due to Saudi siege: International Committee of the Red Cross

November 20, 2017 11:30 pm
Five Yemeni cities left without water due to Saudi siege: International Committee of the Red Cross

A Yemeni girl drinks water collected from a well in an impoverished village on the outskirts of the port city of Hudaydah, on July 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says Yemeni capital of Sana’a and the south-central city of Bayda have joined […]

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Millions in Yemen face death due to Saudi Arabia’s blockade: World Food Program

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Millions in Yemen face death due to Saudi Arabia’s blockade: World Food Program

Displaced Yemeni children sit outside their makeshift shelter in an empty lot in the Yemeni coastal city of Hudaydah on November 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Food Program says Saudi Arabia’s continued blockade threatens the lives of millions in Yemen as aid deliveries cannot get to the needy. […]

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Saudi Arabian fighter jets target Yemeni capital’s airport in Sana’a

November 15, 2017 1:45 am
Saudi Arabian fighter jets target Yemeni capital’s airport in Sana’a

A file photo of a Saudi Arabian Tornado warplane Saudi Arabian fighter jets have targeted the airport in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, worsening the already terrible humanitarian situation in the war-torn country. According to Yemeni officials on Tuesday, the airport’s ground navigation tower and parts of its runway are damaged in […]

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Yemen cancels all flights due to Saudi Arabia’s blockade of impoverished country

November 6, 2017 12:24 am
Yemen cancels all flights due to Saudi Arabia’s blockade of impoverished country

This file photo shows a Yemeni passenger plane All flights to and from the war-torn Yemen have been canceled after the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition, which has been pounding the impoverished country for over two and a half years, announced the closure of all land, air and sea ports in […]

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Doctors Without Borders warn that millions of Yemenis in desperate health situation

October 30, 2017 11:13 pm
Doctors Without Borders warn that millions of Yemenis in desperate health situation

A Yemeni child suspected of being infected with cholera is checked by a doctor at a makeshift hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the northern district of Abs in Yemen’s Hajjah province, on July 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The international medical charity Doctors Without Borders has warned […]

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Doctors Without Borders warn that millions of Yemenis in desperate health situation

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Doctors Without Borders warn that millions of Yemenis in desperate health situation

A Yemeni child suspected of being infected with cholera is checked by a doctor at a makeshift hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the northern district of Abs in Yemen’s Hajjah province, on July 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The international medical charity Doctors Without Borders has warned […]

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United Nations blacklists Saudi Arabia and its allies for killing, maiming Yemeni kids

October 6, 2017 11:41 am
United Nations blacklists Saudi Arabia and its allies for killing, maiming Yemeni kids

Yemenis bury the body of the son of TV director Mounir al-Hakimi who was killed by a Saudi airstrike in Sana’a, February 16, 2016. (Photo by AP) The United Nations has blacklisted Saudi Arabia and its allies for infanticide during its war on Yemen, prompting fresh calls from rights bodies for […]

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British weapons companies earned over £6 billion from Yemen war: Charity

September 19, 2017 11:20 am
British weapons companies earned over £6 billion from Yemen war: Charity

A UK-made Eurofighter Typhoon jet belonging to the Saudi air force (File photo) British weapons manufacturers have earned more than £6 billion from their deals with Saudi Arabia ever since the beginning of the kingdom’s ruthless war on its southern neighbor Yemen, a campaign group says. War Child UK said […]

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UN Rights Council neglects duty to probe atrocities in Yemen: Report

September 5, 2017 10:30 pm
UN Rights Council neglects duty to probe atrocities in Yemen: Report

Delegates participate at a meeting of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on June 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The UN Human Rights Office has lashed out at the global body’s Human Rights Council for neglecting its responsibility with regard to launching an investigation into the massive rights violations in […]

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