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

Yemen humanitarian crisis

The ongoing Saudi airstrikes coupled with its blockade of Yemen has created the world’s largest food crisis and cholera outbreak in the country. The UN has recorded almost 400,000 cholera cases over the past two...

Car bomb in Yemen killing five soldiers, injuring several others

Two attackers detonated a car bomb in southern Yemen on Wednesday, killing themselves and five soldiers and injuring several others, residents and a local security official said. The bombing took place in the Redhoom district...

Deadly US drone strike in the central Yemen

At least five people have been killed in a fresh US drone strike in the central Yemeni province of Marib. A security official said the drone attack targeted a gathering of people in Juban District....

US drones kill 10 people in Yemen, Somalia

Two separate attacks by unmanned aerial vehicles have left at least 10 people dead in Yemen and Somalia as US drones continue to claim more cilivian lives in Islamic countries. According to security sources, five...
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Conflict, Cholera, Hunger, Malnutrition, all in Yemen

Conflict, Cholera, Hunger, Malnutrition, all in Yemen -- 2-plus years of conflict in Yemen have led to a hunger crisis. 17 million people don't know where their next meal is coming from, told WFP.
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...