Since 2015, Yemen is witnessing a brutal international war with Hadi forces, backed by Saudi Arabia, the US, United Kingdom and France (international coalition), launching violent airstrikes and ground assaults against the Houthi forces
This is the third attack by the Saudi-led coalition in just over a month targeting the same locality, and has invited UN condemnation. The coalition’s ongoing brutal military campaign has killed more than 100,000 people in Yemen since 2015
The Saudis took over the city of Aden after its ally, the government of Abd-Raboo Mansour Hadi, and the UAE-backed separatist Southern Transitional Council reached an agreement
A UN report says that if the conflict continues, 79% of Yemen’s population will be below the poverty line by 2022, with 65% classified as extremely poor
Prabir Purkayastha talks about the possibilities of negotiations in the region between Iran and Saudi Arabia with Iraqi mediation.
The claims by Houthis fighters of seizing territory in Saudi Arabia, if true, could mark a key moment in the war in Yemen which has caused one of the worst humanitarian disasters of the century
International trade secretary Liz Truss admitted that the UK had issued two licenses worth USD 54,000 for radio spare parts and an air cooler for the Royal Saudi Land Forces
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the latest attacks on oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia for which the Houthis have taken responsibility.
The attacks by the Houthi forces on Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais will cause a steep rise in oil prices. They also demonstrate that Saudi Arabia may have more to lose than money if it continues with its genocidal war on Yemen
The Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen says the US, UK and France may be charged with arming and providing intelligence and logistical support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen
The attack took place on September 1 and is the latest in a series of attacks that have destroyed infrastructure and killed hundreds of non-combatants