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United Nations aid agency calls for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen

January 21, 2018 12:33 am
United Nations aid agency calls for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen

A malnourished Yemeni child receives treatment at a hospital in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on January 16, 2018. The United Nations is calling for what it refers to as a record $2.96 billion aid for war-ravaged Yemen where Saudi airstrikes, looming famine, and cholera have claimed the lives of thousands of people. […]

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Yemeni forces’ ballistic missile hit Saudi mercenaries base in Ma’rib province

December 28, 2017 2:30 am
Yemeni forces’ ballistic missile hit Saudi mercenaries base in Ma’rib province

The photo, provided by the media bureau of Yemen’s operations command, shows a Yemeni missile shortly after launch. Yemeni forces have fired a ballistic missile at a military base used by the Saudi-backed mercenaries in Yemen’s central Ma’rib Province, inflicting heavy damage on their military equipment and systems.  Yemini sources […]

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French President Emanuel Macron asks King Salman of Saudi Arabia to lift Yemen blockade: Report

December 27, 2017 11:30 pm
French President Emanuel Macron asks King Salman of Saudi Arabia to lift Yemen blockade: Report

French President Emmanuel Macron (Photo by AFP) French President Emanuel Macron has reportedly asked King Salman of Saudi Arabia to remove a long-running blockade on Yemen and let humanitarian aid through, as millions of Yemeni civilians struggle with the humanitarian crisis caused by an ongoing Saudi military invasion. The Saudi-led […]

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37 Saudi-led coalition aircraft, 1,200 tanks destroyed in Yemen war: Yemeni army

December 24, 2017 6:30 am
37 Saudi-led coalition aircraft, 1,200 tanks destroyed in Yemen war: Yemeni army

This file picture shows an F-15S fighter jet of the Royal Saudi Air Force. Dozens of Saudi-led coalition military aircraft in addition to hundreds of battle tanks and armored vehicles have been destroyed in the military campaign against Yemen as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its atrocious airstrikes against its […]

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Cholera cases in Yemen reach 1 million: International Committee of the Red Cross

December 21, 2017 1:48 am
Cholera cases in Yemen reach 1 million: International Committee of the Red Cross

A Yemeni woman holds the hand of one of her child, who is suspected of being infected with cholera, as they receive treatment at a hospital in the capital Sana’a, August 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says the number of suspected cholera […]

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Human Rights Watch urges UN sanctions against Saudi crown prince over Yemen war

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Human Rights Watch urges UN sanctions against Saudi crown prince over Yemen war

This photo taken from Saudi media shows Saudi Defense Minister and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz visiting military forces in the kingdom’s south. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for UN sanctions against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for leading a bloody bombing campaign and a crippling […]

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Global figures urge US, UK, France to stop fanning flames of Saudi war on Yemen

December 19, 2017 2:00 pm
Global figures urge US, UK, France to stop fanning flames of Saudi war on Yemen

Yemeni children protest against the Saudi-led bombing campaign on their country in front of UN offices in the capital, Sana’a, on November 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Over 350 high-profile global figures have urged the US, Britain and France, the three Western backers of Saudi Arabia’s bloody offensive on Yemen, […]

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Russia suspends own diplomatic presence in war-torn Yemen: Foreign Ministry

December 12, 2017 3:16 am
Russia suspends own diplomatic presence in war-torn Yemen: Foreign Ministry

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova Russia says it has temporarily ended Moscow’s diplomatic presence in war-torn Yemen due to the current “situation in Sana’a,” as the Saudi-led military coalition has increased its airstrikes against the impoverished country during the past few weeks.   Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova announced […]

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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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