UAE, a partner in the Saudi coalition waging a war in Yemen, has demanded the US to redesignate the Houthis as a terrorist orgnization
The Houthis had used drones and ballistic missiles to launch attacks inside the UAE. The UAE is a partner in the Saudi-led coalition which has been waging a war inside Yemen for the past seven years
According to the Houthis, the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces carried out airstrikes on Sa’dah city’s Talmous water station on Tuesday, causing significant damage to the tanks that provide water to over 135,000 civilians
Over the past week, the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition bombed different locations in Yemen killing at least three people including a child and a woman in Ajama near the capital Sana’a.
The Saudi Arabia-led military coalition has increased its airstrikes inside Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen since last week. A Saudi airstrike last Monday damaged the Sana’a international airport, preventing the flow of critical humanitarian aid to the country
The UN agency has said that it urgently requires USD 813 million in donations to continue its food assistance programme in Yemen until May 2022 and an additional USD 1.97 billion for the rest of 2022
Saudi-led airstrikes caused widespread damage to the Sanaa airport where the majority of aid comes into Yemen, causing many international aid organizations to raise concerns
The call by rights organizations comes a day after The Guardian revealed that Saudi Arabia had used a mixture of threats and inducements to persuade countries to vote down an extension of the probe into possible war crimes in Yemen
A report by The Guardian said that an extensive Saudi lobbying effort was one of the reasons behind the defeat of a resolution to extend the term of an independent war crimes investigation into human rights violations in Yemen
The strategically important port city of Hodeidah witnessed a sudden withdrawal of the Hadi regime’s forces in several areas, leading to close to 6,000 civilians being internally displaced
Both the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis have claimed gains in the battle for control over the city of Marib in northern Yemen, ongoing for several months now. Marib is the last major city under the control of the Saudi-led coalition in the north
Latest UN figures state that a total of 3,455 children were killed and more than 6,600 wounded in the fighting in Yemen between March 2015 and September 2021.