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Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reported

May 18, 2019 |

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Sanaa, casualties reportedThe Sanaa strikes targeted nine military sites in and around the city, residents said, with humanitarian agencies reporting a number of casualties. Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said two hospitals it supports in Sanaa took in 48 injured and four dead people as a result of the strikes. Preliminary reports indicated five children were among those killed, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Yemen said.

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Senate Puts a Foot Down Over the War in Yemen

March 14, 2019 |

The Senate voted Wednesday to end US support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition’s war in Yemen, bringing Congress one step closer to a unprecedented rebuke of President Trump’s foreign policy, the AP reports. Lawmakers have never before invoked the decades-old War Powers Resolution to stop a foreign conflict, but they…

Senate votes to end US support for Saudi forces in Yemen

March 14, 2019 |

The Senate voted Wednesday to end U.S.-support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen’s ongoing civil war, the latest in a series of foreign policy rebuffs to President Trump.
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US Citizen Freed After 18 Months Captive in Yemen

February 25, 2019 |

President Trump announced Monday that American citizen Danny Burch has been freed after 18 months of captivity in Yemen in what the State Department suggested was a rescue operation. In a statement, Trump thanked the United Arab Emirates for its role in reuniting Burch with his family, the AP reports….


Saudi-led coalition denies supplying Houthis, al Qaeda-linked fighters with US weapons in Yemen

February 10, 2019 |

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen on Saturday denied supplying Iranian-backed Houthi militia and al Qaeda-linked fighters with US-made weapons, according to a report from Saudi state media. – RSS Channel – World


Yemen ceasefire goes into effect in strategic port city of Hodeidah

December 20, 2018 |

A ceasefire between Yemen’s warring parties went into effect at midnight Tuesday (4 p.m. ET Monday) in the strategic port city of Hodeidah. – RSS Channel – World


US ‘slams the brakes’ on UN Yemen ceasefire resolution

November 27, 2018 |

The US has “slammed the brakes on” a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a limited ceasefire and increased humanitarian aid in Yemen over concerns about angering Saudi Arabia, two sources tell CNN. – RSS Channel – World


Humanitarian groups offer joint plea for US to cease support for Yemen war

November 26, 2018 |

Humanitarian organizations working in crisis-hit Yemen have called on the US to end support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates’ bloody conflict in the Middle Eastern state, according to a jointly released open letter. – RSS Channel – World


85,000 children under 5 may have died of starvation in Yemen war

November 21, 2018 |

British charity Save the Children says that an estimated 85,000 children under the age of 5 may have died from extreme hunger or disease since the war in Yemen escalated more than three years ago. – RSS Channel – World


UK minister to pressure Saudi on Khashoggi murder and Yemen bloodshed

November 12, 2018 |

The UK foreign secretary will visit Saudi Arabia on Monday to urge leaders to end the war in Yemen and cooperate with Turkey’s investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. – RSS Channel – World