Yemen

Over 50 organizations expressed grave concern over the acute humanitarian crisis affecting Yemen. 14 million people or more are at risk of famine, and 22 million are in constant need of humanitarian aid

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the government of Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi approached the UN with a list of what they claimed were ceasefire violations. However, there was no mention of similar Houthi allegations against the coalition

Houthi forces have begun to withdraw from the port city of Hodeidah, UN sources confirmed. Forces of the Saudi-led coalition are also supposed to withdraw from parts the city they captured.

Yemen ceasefire

As a result of sustained aggression by US-backed Saudi led international coalition, Yemen has suffered a severe humanitarian crisis.

Despite the increase in international pressure, the Saudis seem set on their current course in an attempt to secure their energy interests. In this context, US proposals for peace and decisions to stop refuelling Saudi jets are unlikely to have any substantial impact on the conflict.

The death of a 7-year-old girl, Amal Hussain, of starvation in Yemen has once again led to renewed focus on the invasion and blockade by the Saudi Arabia-led alliance that has caused one of the largest humanitarian disasters in recent times

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