Posts Tagged ‘Yemen’

Al-Mashat: UN in Yemen Covered Political Crimes of the Coalition

24.10.2021 Source: Al Mayadeen By Al Mayadeen Mahdi Al-Mashat says the UN Security Council’s positions in Yemen absolve the perpetrators of responsibility. Head of the Supreme Political Council in Yemen Mahdi Al-Mashat In a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Yemen’s Supreme Political Council President, Mahdi Al-Mashat, stated that “the role of the United Nations […]

Abandoning Yemen to War Criminals

The United Nations body responsible for monitoring and recording human rights abuses effectively abandoned the people of Yemen last week. In a 21-18 vote with seven abstentions, the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) refused to extend the mandate of an independent investigation into war crimes committed by all sides in Yemen. Since its establishment in 2017, the Group of Eminent […]

Yemen War Escalates As The International Community Twiddles Its Fingers

The war in Yemen continues to escalate, and immense suffering is being caused to the country’s civilian population as a result, whilst the International Community continues to behave as if mass murder is not ongoing. The United Nations, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), put out a press release this Monday in which […]

Yemen: UAE-backed separatists abduct scores of bank guards 

Militiamen affiliated with the UAE-backed separatist group the Southern Transitional Council (STC) have kidnapped around 60 guards at the Central Bank in Aden, local sources have reported. The sources revealed that “The Storm” militants abducted the guards yesterday and detained them at Al-Tawahi Prison. Their military vehicles were also seized. The STC is thought to […]

Yemen women demonstrate against deteriorating economic conditions

Tens of Yemeni women took part on Friday in a demonstration organised in Aden against the deteriorating economic conditions and the decline in the value of local currency, Anadolu Agency reported. According to Anadolu Agency, female activists called for the demonstration that took place in the south of the city. Participant women condemned the deteriorating […]

Omani Cavers Brave Descent into Yemen’s Famous “Well of Hell”

Popularly known as the Well of Hell, the Well of Barhout is a 98-foot (30-meter) wide and 367-foot (112-meter) deep sinkhole located in Yemen’s Al-Mahara province in the east of the country. The sinkhole has spawned many scary local myths and superstitions, but a team of 10 intrepid Omani cavers, from the Omani Caves Exploration […]

Humanitarian Crisis Ravages Yemen: Yet Biden Administration Continues To Service Saudi War Machine

President Joe Biden began his presidency with a promise to confront Saudi Arabia and treat the murderous regime as a “pariah.” In particular, he pledged to end “all American support for offensive operations in the war in Yemen, including relevant arms sales.” Yet nearly eight months later little has changed. The president undercut his initial […]

Yemen’s Houthis execute nine men for involvement in Samad death

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Saturday that authorities had executed nine men who were convicted of involvement in the 2018 killing of Saleh al-Samad, then the armed group’s top civilian leader, reports Reuters. Samad, who held the post of president in the Houthi-controlled administration which runs most of northern Yemen, was killed in April […]

Yemen: protests in Taiz over currency crisis

Yemenis staged a protest in the southern city of Taiz on Saturday to express their frustration after a plunge in the local currency which led to a surge in prices and shops close. The angry protesters chanted slogans calling for urgent government intervention to stop the currency’s collapse and to provide oil derivatives and basic […]

Is the Devastating Six Year-long War in Yemen Likely to End?

The war in Yemen, now in its sixth year, remains an important element of the broader Middle East conflict, in particular the confrontation between Iran with the Shiite “Axis of Resistance” and the Saudi coalition, which is indirectly supported by the United States and Israel. This conflict has already created the largest humanitarian crisis in […]

Yemen’s Children Are Dying of Starvation, Saudis Suffer Obesity

August 24, 2021 Saudi Arabia in Yemen for seven years has committed crimes that were not done by the armies of Hulagu and Genghis Khan, with the countries they invaded. Its siege caused Yemen to reach a great famine and a tragedy described as the worst in the world. All of the United Nations’ reports […]

Saudis And US Double Cost Of Yemen’s Staple Goods

Above Photo: State Department spokesman Ned Price takes a question from a reporter for U.S. special envoy for Yemen Timothy Lenderking, appearing via teleconference during a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Feb. 16, 2021. Andrew Harnik / AP. Thousands Of Yemenis Held Rallies In Cities Across The Country Demanding Hunger Not Be […]

Manipulating Dollar-Riyal Exchange Rate, Saudis and US Double Cost of Yemen’s Staple Goods

August 13th, 2021 By Ahmed Abdulkareem Source Thousands of Yemenis held rallies in cities across the country demanding hunger not be used as a weapon by Saudi Arabia and the United States in order to bring locals to their knees. ADEN, YEMEN — “The prices are skyrocketing. We can’t feed our children. They are starving,” Saher […]

Yemen’s War Escalates As Claims Emerge Of US Troops Moving In

The war in Yemen has been gradually escalating in the past months, with major battles taking place between Ansarallah forces and Saudi-backed forces. This coupled with claims that US troops have occupied a military base, redeploying there from Afghanistan. According to Maj. Gen. Abdu Abdullah Majili, of the Saudi-backed “government” forces, his militants, along with […]

Yemen: Biden Shrugs Off Campaign Promise as US Backs New Saudi Offensive and AQAP Support

L-BAYDA, YEMEN — President Joe Biden gave a lot of people a sense of cautious optimism when he took to the campaign trail and promised to bring a swift end to the Saudi-led war on Yemen. The oil-rich monarchy, supported heavily by the United States, has been waging arguably the deadliest military campaign of the past […]

Why did Saudi Arabia wage a war on Yemen?

12 July 2021 To say the war on Yemen was a major development in the history of West Asia might be an understand. It will certainly go down In history, perhaps not in favor of the Saudis though. TEHRAN (Iran News) –  Why did Saudi Arabia wage a war on Yemen? To say the war […]

How the West is fuelling the war on Yemen?

How the West is fuelling the war on Yemen? – Tehran%20Times When Saudi Arabia declared war on Yemen back in March 2015, Riyadh predicted that the ‘military intervention’ would take around three weeks to complete. As the war raged on and expanded, American arms manufacturers rubbed their hands in satisfaction waiting eagerly by the telephone. […]

Yemen’s War Against Women – Oppression Takes On Radical Undertones

Note to readers: I have included in this article comments I have collected from women over the past few months as part of a research paper I’m conducting on Yemen as well as already published quotes from reputable rights organisation so that victims could be given a voice and their trauma told in their own […]

Saudi Aggression Commits New Massacre in Yemen’s Border Area of Al-Raqo

Posted on July 1, 2021 by martyrashrakat 01/07/2021 By Staff, Agencies The US-Saudi aggression committed a new massacre early Thursday in Yemen’s border area of al-Raqo in Saada province less than a day after a similar crime. Two citizens were martyred and six others were wounded as a result of Saudi missile and artillery shelling […]

Brokering Peace in Yemen – Fight for Marib will Dictate Nation’s Future

Yemen’s oil rich province of Marib is once again centre stage to a raging battle for control, pitting Yemen’s internationally recognised government (backed by the Saudi war coalition and its local allies) to Ansarallah (aka the Houthis), a movement born in the Highlands of the northern province of Sa’ada that operates under the leadership of […]

LARGE-SCALE HOUTHI OFFENSIVE IN YEMEN AND THE SOUTHERN KINGDOM

 21.06.2021 Source Yemen is on the brink of a massive humanitarian crisis, and it is all Ansar Allah’s fault. At least, as far as the collective ‘West’ and MSM are concerned. In recent days, the Houthis (as Ansar Allah are known) have ramped up their attacks and have had some successes in clashes with the […]

Yemen’s Houthis Vow to Help ‘Defend Jerusalem’

Posted by INTERNATIONALIST 360° on JUNE 18, 2021 Ilya TsukanovThe Yemeni Shia militia is known for its extreme hostility to the Jewish State, with its oft-touted four-part slogan including the lines “Death to Israel” and “A Curse on the Jews.” Yemen’s Houthi militia will take part in the defence of Jerusalem in event of a broader conflict with […]

Yemen: STC suspends consultations with government

Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council (STC) has suspended its participation in consultations with the government to implement the Riyadh Agreement, following the arrests of STC leaders southeast of the country. This came in a statement issued by Spokesperson for the UAE-backed STC Ali Al-Kathiri on Friday, published on the council’s website. Two weeks ago, consultations were […]

Zarif says had ‘fruitful’ talks with UN envoys on Yemen, Afghanistan

Zarif says had ‘fruitful’ talks with UN envoys on Yemen, Afghanistan – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described his meetings with two UN envoys on Yemen and Afghanistan as fruitful and expressed Iran’s readiness to facilitate peace efforts in the two war-torn countries. Zarif met on Tuesday with UN Secretary-General’s Personal […]

Long-suffering Yemen: Where is the Way Out?

Yemen is currently experiencing an externally imposed civil war and is facing starvation, poverty, various disasters, and the dreaded COVID-19 epidemic. For years, the Saudi-led coalition, with strong US support, has been waging war against Yemen to impose its policies and bring its proxies to power. As the world’s media have repeatedly reported, airstrikes have […]

Trained by Years of Guerilla War, Yemen’s Houthis Want to Export Thier Revolution to Palestine

HODEIDA, YEMEN — Ayesh Atta arranges rings of long, light yellow Jasmine flowers into necklaces to give to the protesters and passers-by of his Mina Street flower shop in the coastal city of Hodeida. In the past, the 34-year-old Ayesh preserved the flowers in an icebox to sell in distant markets for Eid al-Fitr at a […]

Investigating disasters caused by Yemen War and Role of Intl. Law on Armed Conflicts

Investigating disasters caused by Yemen War and Role of Intl. Law on Armed Conflicts – Tehran%20Times The fourth pre-session of an international conference on international law and armed conflict in the region, entitled “Yemen War and Role of International Law on Armed Conflicts”, was held virtually at Qom University. Yemen witnessing the worst human catastrophe […]

Like Yemen Like Palestine: A Blood-stained Eid amid War, Blockade!

By Yehya Salaheddin, Zeinab Abdallah Eid is the usual occasion during which people, mainly children, celebrate. It is the day they wait and dream of, often sleeping over the Eid’s eve hugging their new clothes, shoes, and perhaps toys. The unusual is the case some dear nations are passing through… War, famine, blockade and insecurity! […]

War and doubts in Yemen slow COVID vaccination in disputed city

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As Yemen War Intensifies Biden Set To Resume Weapons Sales

US President Joe Biden declared in February that the United States was seeking to end the Saudi-led coalition’s war on Yemen, which was promised to come with stopping offensive weapons to the Saudi Kingdom. yet now it seems that this was all a facade. Last week the New York Times reported that US officials had […]

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