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UN Declares Highest-level Humanitarian Emergency In Yemen
The United Nations on Wednesday declared its highest-level humanitarian emergency in conflict-torn Yemen, where over 80 percent of the population need assistance. U.N. officials have said the Arab world's most impoverished country is now a step away from famine. Humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien convened a meeting of U.N. agencies early Wednesday, and all agreed to declare a "Level 3" humanita...
US Concerns About The Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen
The United States is deeply concerned about the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen, which the United Nations yesterday designated as a Level 3 crisis, its most severe category. In light of the critical humanitarian situation facing the Yemeni people, we again join the United Nations and the international community in calling for an immediate humanitarian pause, to be enacted as UN Secretary-G...
Yemeni Forces Launch Scud Missile At Saudi Arabia: Yemen Military Spokesman
SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni forces launched a Scud missile at a missile base in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Yemeni state news agency Saba quoted the military's spokesman as saying. "The rocket units in our heroic armed forces today launched a Scud missile at the Al Sulayyil missile base in Riyadh province ... it comes as a response to the crimes of the brutal Saudi aggression," Brigadier General Sharaf...
Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Car Bomb Near Military Hospital In Sana’a
Yemeni security officials say a car bomb exploded behind a military hospital in the capital, Sanaa, causing dozens of casualties, among them civilians. The officials, close to Yemen's Houthi rebels, said the blast on Monday targeted the homes of several Houthi leaders, but did not give further details on how many people were killed or wounded. Few hours later, the Islamic state claims re...
Ban Wants Answers After Strike Hits UN Yemen Office
Ban Ki-moon has called for an investigation into a Saudi-led airstrike on a UN compound in Yemen. Airstrikes began in late March to stop an advance by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who drove the president into exile. On Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for an inquiry after an Arab coalition airstrike in Yemen seriously damaged a UN Development Program office and injured a guard in ...
Photo Exhibition Aims To Bring Attention To War In Yemen
Asma al-Mohattwari After more than 90 days of murder, terror, displacement, and massacres against the people of Yemen, cameras are monitoring the violence and condemning the world’s blindness. Photographs call on humanity to witness the aggression against Yemen’s people and land. In a gallery opening on June 25, photos of the crimes of the Saudi aggression against Yemen that have targeted prop...
Volunteer Organization Donates Clothes To Displaced Families
Asma al-Mohattwari Because we love you, our Eid will not be complete without your smile. This is the slogan of Ka alponian, a project that aims to restore used clothes to distribute to needy people during Ramadan and Eid. The project is the idea of a group of Yemeni volunteers to help the poor people. In its fifth year, the Ka alponian team targeted displaced people in Sana'a schools and in Sa...
Inspiring Success Of National Yemen Newspaper Comes To An End
Fakhri al-Arashi The ongoing war in Yemen has pushed National Yemen newspaper (NYN) to a complete stop after losing all options to keep its weekly print alive. Like thousands of local organizations of all shapes and sizes, NYN regretfully announces the closure of its office in Sana’a after nine months of deadly struggle to stay in touch with its audience and inform its readers. As of June 24th...
Rockets From Houthi kill Saudi Border Guard
Riyadh -A Saudi soldier was killed in a rocket attack on the kingdom's border with Yemen, where Riyadh is leading an air war against Iran-backed rebels, the interior ministry said. The rocket fire in the southern city of Jazan killed Faisal Mohammed Belqasem Maqaadi and wounded another soldier, an interior ministry spokesman said in a statement carried by the official SPA news agency late Satur...
Three Killed In Saudi Airstrikes In Northwest Yemen
At least three people, including a child, have been killed in the latest aerial aggression by Saudi Arabia on Yemen's northwestern province of Sa’ada. According to local media outlets on Sunday, the Yemeni people lost their lives after the Saudi warplanes targeted the area of Fallah in the province. There has been no report on the number of the injured or the size of material damage followin...
Houthi Rebels Attack Aden Refinery, witnesses
By NY Staff Yemen's Houthi fighters backed by Saleh military loyalists fired missiles at storage tanks at Aden refinery on Saturday, starting a large fire, and 14 people were killed in clashes between the Houthis and Saudi-led forces near the southern port city, witnesses and residents said. The attack on the refinery in the Buraiqah area sent black smoke billowing into the sky. After months...
Yemeni Vice President PM Khaled Bahah Leaves Cairo To Riyadh
The Yemeni Vice President and Prime Minister Khaled Bahah left Cairo Saturday after a four-day visit to Egypt. Bahah met with Egyptian President AbdulFatah El-Sisi and other senior officials, he discussed the latest developments in Yemen and he asked President El-Sisi to exempt the Yemen from the visa to enter Egypt like how it was before March 26th of this year. President Abdel Fattah El ...
Islamic State-Claimed Car Bombing Kills 2 In Yemen’s Capital
An Islamic State-claimed car bomb exploded outside a mosque in Yemen's capital Saturday, killing at least two people and wounding six amid the country's raging civil war, authorities said. The bomb targeted the Qabat al-Mahdi mosque in Sanaa's old city, where rebels known as Houthis and others pray, security officials said. The Islamic State group claimed the attack on a Twitter account associa...
Air Strikes Kill 15 In Yemen Attacks-Houthi Media
Saudi-led airstrikes killed 15 people and wounded dozens across Yemen late on Saturday, the Houthi-run Saba news agency reported. The dead included five women and two children in attacks on Saada and Marib provinces, the agency said. The Houthis are allied to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who still has the loyalty of much of the army. More than 2,800 people have been ...
Bahah Praises King Salman’s Efforts For Poor Yemenis
Yemen Vice President Prime Minister, Khaled Bahah praised the exerted efforts of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in reducing the ongoing suffer of the Yemeni citizens. Bahah accompanied by a number of Yemeni ministers visited King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid in Saudi Arabia and met the center’s officials. He discussed ways of delivering different types of support and aid in cooperation...
Al-Washali: DNO Disrespects International Business Ethics
By NY Staff AbdulWahab al-Washali, The general secretary of conflict resolution at the petroleum syndicate has accused oil company DNO-Yemen of disrespecting local and international business ethics. He considers the arbitrary dismissal of nearly a hundred employees unprofessional and corrupt. “DNO has taken this decision because of the war led by the Saudi coalition on Yemen and the l...
Al Qaeda Terrorists In Yemen Publicly Execute Two Saudi Men Accused Of Spying For U.S
The AQAP shared Shocking images show the corpses of unidentified men hanging from a road bridge after they were publicly shot dead in the Al Qaeda-controlled city of Mukalla the capital of Hadhramout, just one day after group’s leader is killed in American drone strike. The two ‘spies’ were later seen hanged in front of a huge crowd, beneath a banner reading: ‘The House of Saud directs American ...
Yemen Peace Talks In Geneva Collapse
The Yemen peace talks in the Swiss city of Geneva have collapsed, with the foreign minister of the government-in-exile blaming the Houthi representatives of refusing to meet with them. Foreign Minister Riad Yassin told Al Jazeera on Friday that his delegation plans to leave the negotiations and return to Saudi Arabia on Saturday. "Until this time we have not achieved anything. Unfortunately...
High Drama At Yemen Talks As Slipper Hurled At Hamza Al-Houthi
A female journalist from south Yemen throws a shoe at members of a rebel representative at a press conference on Yemen peace talks in Geneva on June 18, 2015. The fisticuffs was broke out at the press conference by Yemeni rebels when their leader was attacked by a slipper-wielding woman and others accusing them of mass killings in the country's south. The incident underscored the deep division...
Dozens Killed And Injured In Sana’a Mosque Blasts
Car bombs hit three mosques and the political headquarters of Yemen's dominant Houthi group on Wednesday, killing and wounding around 50 people, security officials said. No one immediately claimed responsibility but the attack was similar to a previous one claimed by Islamic State, the militant group that has become active in Yemen in recent months as the country has descended into a sectaria...
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