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Sanaa airport Yemen First commercial flight in last six years takes off from Yemen’s Sanaa airport 

The implementation of one of the crucial elements of the UN-sponsored ceasefire agreement was widely welcomed by peace activists and is expected to boost the possibility of a lasting peace in Yemen

Yemen ceasefire Yemen ceasefire completes one month amid contradictory claims 

The Houthis have accused the Saudi Arabia-led coalition of disregarding the main provisions of the UN-sponsored ceasefire agreement by not lifting its blockade on the Sanaa airport and carrying out various forms of aggression

Pakistan’s Supreme Court restores the National Assembly and other stories

Today we look at Pakistan’s Supreme Court verdict on the no-trust motion against PM Khan, a report on excess resource use and ecological damage, and more

Saudi-based Yemeni leader steps down as president

The Houthis, who had rejected the invitation to join the talks in Riyadh where the presidential council was created, have refused to recognize the council calling it a foreign implant without any real representation of the Yemeni people 

Crackdown in El Salvador, toxic contamination at US base in Seoul and other stories

Today we look at the state of emergency in El Salvador after a surge in killings, soil and water contamination at a US base in South Korea, and more

Saudi-led war in Yemen Seven years of Saudi atrocities on Yemen

The war in Yemen, backed by the US and the UK, has caused the death of over 110,000 people and completely destroyed the Arab world’s poorest country. Around two-third of its total population of nearly 30 million is now dependent on some kind of international humanitarian aid 

UN conference for Yemen UN aid conference for Yemen falls short amid warnings of widespread famine and deaths

At the UN pledging conference for Yemen, Gulf countries that are party to the war in Yemen, like Saudi Arabia and the UAE, failed to commit any aid

“Occupation brings no progress for any country except destruction, bloodshed and looting”

Abdul Qadir Fazli speaks with Peoples Dispatch about the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan and how US imperialism has weakened and destabilized the country over the past several decades

War in Yemen The global links of the recent escalation in the Yemen conflict 

The failure of the UN to play its primary role of a peacemaker in Yemen affects its humanitarian interventions and provides opportunities for the global war industry to make profits out of human misery

Australia bans Hezbollah Australia bans Hezbollah in totality, designates it a “terrorist organization”

Hezbollah is an anti-occupation and anti-imperialist organization with a strong popular base in Lebanon. Australia’s ban may create a diplomatic crisis as Hezbollah is also part of the Lebanese government

Sanctions against Houthis in Yemen As Saudi air raids on Yemen continue, UNSC sanctions three Houthi officials

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

US weapons sale to Saudi Arabia US takes a U-turn, approves $650 million weapons sales to Saudi Arabia 

The sale of air-to-air missiles to Saudi Arabia will mark a U-turn in US president Joe Biden’s foreign policy declared in the first week of February. At that point, he had promised to end the US role in the war in Yemen and the sale of all offensive weapons to Saudi Arabia

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