Thursday, May 23, 2019
Tags Yemen

Yemen

Cholera in Yemen, 1,992 people dead, 419,804 suspected cases

Cholera in Yemen, 1,992 people dead, 419,804 suspected cases

The World Health Organization said in a statement on Saturday, the death toll from the cholera epidemic in war-torn Yemen has increased to 1,992 since late April. According to WHO 419,804 suspected cases of cholera...

Saudi-led intervention in Yemen kills 40 Houthi militants

The Saudi border of a Yemeni region saw the death of 40 Houthi militants who were killed in a Saudi-Arabian led coalition, Al Arabiya TV reported. The Arab forces were complemented by Apache attack helicopters...

ICRC doubling its efforts in Yemen to tackle the dire humanitarian situation

The international Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has announced doubling its efforts in Yemen to tackle the dire humanitarian situation in the war-torn country. Yemen has been ravaged by a cholera epidemic and other...

ICRC calls on West to end Saudi war on Yemen

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has called on Western and regional countries to use their influence towards ending the Saudi war on Yemen. "Definitely we would hope that Western countries understand the...
UN report accuses Saudi coalition of deadly migrant boat attack off Yemen

UN report accuses Saudi coalition of deadly migrant boat attack off Yemen

U.N. investigators accused a Saudi Arabia-led military coalition of carrying out a deadly March attack on a Somali migrant boat off Yemen and said the alliance had become a cover for some states to...

600,000 people expected to contract cholera in Yemen by 2017, ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross warned Sunday that more than 600,000 people are expected to contract cholera in Yemen this year. There is lots of time the war-torn country's healthcare system totally collapsed. https://twitter.com/ICRC/status/889035811102109700 ICRC...

Turkey sent more than 10,560 tons of humanitarian aid to Yemen

Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Friday, Turkey has sent more than 10,000 tons of humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen, reported Anadolu Agency. The statement said the aid vessel containing 10,560 tons of humanitarian assistance reached in...

8 civilians dead by Saudi raids in Yemen

At least eight fishermen have been killed and another has gone missing after Saudi fighter jets carried out an airstrike off the coast of Yemen's western province of Hudaydah. The aircraft struck a fishing boat...

Yemen named as nation where risk of mass killing rose most in 2016, study

Yemen was named on Thursday as the nation where the risk of genocide or mass killing rose the most last year while Syria topped an annual “Peoples Under Threat” index for the third consecutive...

Majority of Britons oppose UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia, poll

A new poll has found that an overwhelming majority of Britons oppose UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia. The poll by BMG research suggests that 58 percent of British public want Prime Minister Theresa May...

Iran continues to be the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, US

Iran continues to be the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, the Trump administration said Wednesday in a new report that also noted a decline in the number of terrorist attacks globally between 2015...

Saudi Arabia blocked a UN aid flight to Yemen

Saudi Arabia has blocked a UN aid flight to Yemen where millions of people are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. The UN says the flight was canceled over the presence of three BBC journalists...

Cholera outbreak kills 1,800 people, infected 356,591 others in Yemen, WHO

Already 1,802 people have been killed by a cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen since late April, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. In a statement, the WHO said 356,591 suspected cases of cholera have...

Saudi warplanes targeted displaced families in Yemen’s Ta’izz, killing 19 people

Saudi warplanes have targeted three displaced families in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz, killing 19 Yemenis, reported PressTV. The Saudi jets targeted the displaced families near Khalid camp in Mawza’ District, Yemeni al-Masirah television network...

US and UK acting above the law to support the Saudi war in Yemen

Britain and America are above the law. Our complicity in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen proves it. This week, the High Court in London ruled that British arms sales to Saudi Arabia are lawful, dismissing a judicial...

War, famine, cholera — Yemen’s humanitarian crisis

The United Nations has once again voiced concerns over the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen amid growing cholera outbreak across the war-torn country. O'Brien said Yemen’s health system has collapsed as the country is facing...

Saudi war crimes in Yemen: UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia deemed lawful by...

The High Court has ruled that UK arms exports to the kingdom can continue despite 'overwhelming evidence' of Saudi war crimes in Yemen. The UK will continue to export billions of pounds of weapons to...

Saudi strikes in Marib, Yemen left many civilians, including women and children dead

Saudi Jets Attack Civilian Targets in Yemen’s Marib -- Saudi warplanes continued their relentless military aggression against Yemen in the central province of Marib, leaving dozens of the Arab country’s civilians dead and injured, reported...

Yemeni army fired Uragan missiles at Saudi bases

According to reports the Yemeni forces' Uragan missiles hit Saudi Arabia's al-Dayer military base in Assir province. There were no immediate reports on the extent of losses and casualties, but Yemen's missile attacks usually kill...

Saudi bombs residential area in Yemen’s Ta’izz

Fatalities reported as Saudi Arabia warplanes bomb residential area in Yemen’s Ta’izz province. According to reports 15 civilians killed including women and children in raid Alliance Saudi targeting a House in the breaks down West...