The announcement comes amidst news of the first case of COVID-19 being confirmed in Yemen, a country ravaged by more than five years of war and internal violence
The ship is making its way across the continent, allegedly carrying weapons to be used in the civil war in Yemen.
Protests took place in Belgium and France as the Bahri Yanbu made its way across the continent carrying arms, allegedly for use in the conflict in Yemen. Dockworkers are likely to protest in Genoa where the ship is heading
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
The Houthis are handing over control of the ports of Hodeidah, Saleef and Ras Isa to the Yemeni coastguard. An agreement to this effect was signed in Stockholm in December
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.
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