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India and the United Arab Emirates have helped facilitate the treatment of more than 700 people, including military personnel, wounded in the civil war in Yemen.(AP photo)

700 injured in Yemeni civil war get medical treatment with India, UAE cooperation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2019 01:01 AM IST
The UAE has fully funded the treatment of the Yemeni nationals while India has facilitated the process by issuing visas to the injured people and those accompanying them, an official of Delhi-based VPS Medeor Hospitals, where most of the patients were treated, said on Tuesday.
The World Health Organization estimates nearly 10,000 Yemenis have been killed since 2015, when Saudi Arabia and its allies intervened to prevent the defeat of the government in the face of a rebel offensive. Human rights groups say the real death toll is several times higher.(AFP)
The World Health Organization estimates nearly 10,000 Yemenis have been killed since 2015, when Saudi Arabia and its allies intervened to prevent the defeat of the government in the face of a rebel offensive. Human rights groups say the real death toll is several times higher.(AFP)

Study says US should help Saudis find way out of Yemen

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2019 08:49 AM IST
The group, which researches ways to end conflicts, said the United States should appoint a special envoy and suspend most arms shipments to the Saudis with a promise to resume them once the kingdom ends its four-year offensive against Huthi rebels who control much of their southern neighbour.
Saudi-Iran tensions, war in Yemen and hostilities between Qatar and a Saudi-led alliance have triggered a phenomenal increase in arms imports to West Asia, according to Stockholm-based arms trade monitor SIPRI.(AFP)
Saudi-Iran tensions, war in Yemen and hostilities between Qatar and a Saudi-led alliance have triggered a phenomenal increase in arms imports to West Asia, according to Stockholm-based arms trade monitor SIPRI.(AFP)

Tensions, conflicts fanning arms sales in West Asia: Monitor

New Delhi | By Nadim Siraj
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2019 05:04 PM IST
West Asia is the only region that witnessed a rise in arms imports in the 2014-2018 period while the numbers fell in the rest of the world.
A military base deep inside Saudi Arabia appears to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles, experts and satellite images suggest. (Representational Image)(Bloomberg)
A military base deep inside Saudi Arabia appears to be testing and possibly manufacturing ballistic missiles, experts and satellite images suggest. (Representational Image)(Bloomberg)

Experts, images suggest a Saudi ballistic missile program

Dubai | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 08:44 PM IST
Michael Elleman, the senior fellow for missile defense at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Washington, also reviewed the satellite photos and said they appear to show a ballistic missile program.
Saudi Arabia on Monday slammed as “interference” US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington.(AP File Photo)
Saudi Arabia on Monday slammed as “interference” US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington.(AP File Photo)

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote on Khashoggi’s murder as ‘interference’

Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 11:29 AM IST
The Republican-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to end American military support for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen, and separately held Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Khashoggi’s killing.
Jamal Khashoggi was particularly critical of Saudi crown prince Muhammad bin Salman’s conduct of the brutal war in Yemen(REUTERS)
Jamal Khashoggi was particularly critical of Saudi crown prince Muhammad bin Salman’s conduct of the brutal war in Yemen(REUTERS)

The Saudi government is tying itself up in knots

By Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 07:30 PM IST
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder has triggered a power struggle and the future of the ailing Saudi king and his overambitious son could be at stake
A dozen of Indonesian journalists hold posters with photos of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest outside Saudi Arabian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.(AP Photo)
A dozen of Indonesian journalists hold posters with photos of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest outside Saudi Arabian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.(AP Photo)

Insight: As Khashoggi crisis grows, Saudi king asserts authority, checks son’s power: sources

Dubai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 11:06 PM IST
So grave is the fallout from the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that King Salman has felt compelled to intervene, five sources with links to the Saudi royal family said.
Umm Mizrah, a 25-year-old Yemeni woman, holds her son Mizrah on a scale in Al-Sadaqa Hospital in the southern Yemen city of Aden.(AP)
Umm Mizrah, a 25-year-old Yemeni woman, holds her son Mizrah on a scale in Al-Sadaqa Hospital in the southern Yemen city of Aden.(AP)

Owing to Saudi-led war, starving Yemen mothers skip meals to save their children

Associated Press, Aden | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 01:09 PM IST
Nearly a third of Yemen’s population — 8.4 million of its 29 million people — rely completely on food aid or else they would starve. The Saudi led coalition war, now three years old, drags on interminably.
Islamist networks, including IS and al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, have exploited years of war in Yemen to expand their presence in the country’s south.(Reuters File Photo)
Islamist networks, including IS and al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, have exploited years of war in Yemen to expand their presence in the country’s south.(Reuters File Photo)

Top Islamic State leader killed in southern Yemen: Police

AFP, Aden | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2018 06:39 PM IST
Saleh Nasr Fadl al-Bakhshi, self-proclaimed “emir” of the radical group’s branch in the Aden and Abyan regions, was killed in the raid on an Islamic State hideout.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman (centre) poses for camera during his visit to Google, Silicon Valley, April 6, 2018(REUTERS)
Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman (centre) poses for camera during his visit to Google, Silicon Valley, April 6, 2018(REUTERS)

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince will have to do more to change perceptions in the West

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 04:04 PM IST
Mohammed bin Salman’s tour to the United States and Europe is to attract investment and project the image of a reformer. But first he’ll have to address the tensions in West Asia, most importantly the war in Yemen
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman arrives at Lambeth Palace, London, Britain.(REUTERS File Photo)
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman arrives at Lambeth Palace, London, Britain.(REUTERS File Photo)

‘I am not Gandhi or Mandela’: Saudi crown prince Salman on his private expenses

Agence France-Presse, Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2018 09:25 PM IST
Saudi Arabia crown prince Salman has been accused of hypocrisy over his opulent lifestyle at a time his government is preaching greater austerity of its citizens and has imposed new taxes.
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