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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020


Jul 23, 2020 13:36
A report by the World Food Programme, the UN Children’s Fund and the Food and Agriculture Organisation said the number of people facing high levels of acute food insecurity is expected to increase from 2 million to 3.2 million in the country’s south. read more
Jul 16, 2020 15:30
The council on Wednesday urged Houthi rebels controlling the Red Sea waters where the ship’s located to allow a UN team to inspect it. Mark Lowcock, the UN’s head of humanitarian aid, said a team could be sent within weeks. read more
Jul 07, 2020 09:54
The UN and UNICEF are struggling to save lives as their targeted relief amount needed to help Yemen out of this situation has not yet been amassed. read more
Jul 01, 2020 07:10
The draft resolution backs Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ March 23 call for global cease-fires to tackle the pandemic, and demands an “immediate cessation of hostilities” in all conflicts on its agenda including Syria, Yemen, Libya, South Sudan and Congo. read more
May 28, 2020 14:26
An area of low pressure formed over west-central and adjoining southwest Arabian Sea on Thursday. It is likely to intensify into a depression on Thursday and move northwestwards towards the south Oman and east Yemen coasts during the next three days. read more
Apr 29, 2020 02:50
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) said in its latest report that financial and humanitarian aid is urgently needed to help slow the spread of the virus in “fragile countries”, where it is still in its early stages. read more
Feb 16, 2020 01:23
Preliminary field reports indicate that on 15 February as many as 31 civilians were killed and 12 others injured in strikes that hit Al-Hayjah area, United Nations said. read more
Nov 23, 2019 00:08
UN envoy Martin Griffiths said the rate of air strikes fell by 80 percent during that period, which he said was “perhaps an even more important sign that something is changing in Yemen.” read more
Sep 21, 2019 21:08
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said the probe would prove that the Sept. 14 strikes came from the north and that Iran bore responsibility, a charge Tehran denies. read more
Sep 21, 2019 07:12
Yemen’s Tehran-linked Huthi rebels, who on Friday announced a sudden halt to attacks on Saudi Arabia, claimed the strikes on state giant Aramco’s facilities in Khurais and the world’s largest oil processing facility at Abqaiq. read more
Sep 14, 2019 14:47
It wasn’t clear if there were any injuries in the attacks in Buqyaq and the Khurais oil field, nor what effect it would have on oil production in the kingdom. read more
Sep 14, 2019 11:00
The fires began after the Aramco sites were “targeted by drones,” the Interior Ministry said in a statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency. read more
Aug 21, 2019 21:27
This is not the first time a US drone has been shot down in Yemen. In June, the US military said that Houthi rebels had shot down a US government-operated drone with assistance from Iran. read more
Apr 29, 2019 22:32
Data on Yemen’s civil war collected between the start of 2016 and mid-April this year shows 70,200 deaths, according to international political conflict monitor ACLED (Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project). read more
Apr 18, 2019 14:04
The woman’s family has now sought assistance from External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj to bring her back. read more