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Saudi coalition airstrikes in Yemen Saudi Arabia-led coalition carries out fresh airstrikes in Yemen, killing five including three children  

The airstrikes carried out this week constitute a break in the larger pattern of relative peace in Yemen, months after the collapse of a formal UN-led ceasefire in October last year

Intra-Yemeni talks Parties in Yemen war in indirect talks to formalize ceasefire, claims AP report 

According to the report, the parties have shown greater willingness to address key issues such as lifting of the blockade and sharing of oil revenues in the talks that are being mediated by Oman 

UK arms sale to Saudi coalition in Yemen At least 87 Yemenis killed and 136 injured in 14 months with arms supplied by UK and US: report

According to the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), the UK alone has sold weapons worth nearly USD 28 billion to Saudi Arabia since the beginning of the war in Yemen in 2015

Over 3,000 Yemenis were killed or injured in 2022, says report

According to the report of Eye for Humanity, in the last seven years of the Yemen war, bombings carried out by the Saudi-led coalition have killed 17,734 people and injured close to 30,000. According to its data, at least 4,017 deaths were of children

Saudi-led war in Yemen Over 11,000 Yemeni children have been killed or injured since 2015: UNICEF

2015 is the year when the Saudi-led international coalition intervened in the conflict in Yemen. It has also imposed a blockade crippling land and sea blockade

China-Arab summit Chinese President Xi’s visit to Saudi Arabia comes with significant diplomatic overtures to Arab world 

President Xi Jinping’s visit to the region as been termed as “the largest and highest level diplomatic event between China and the Arab world.” China is already the largest trading partner of the GCC as a whole

Saudi blockade of Yemen Saudi-led coalition continues its seven-year blockade of Yemen

A Houthi official said that in recent times, at least three ships carrying petroleum products have been stopped from reaching Hodeidah port. The seven-year-long blockade has prevented crucial supplies of energy, food and medicine from reaching millions

OPEC+ oil production cut In major setback for US and EU, OPEC+ decides to cut global oil production

The decision may further exacerbate the energy crisis in European countries that are struggling to diversify supply after the G7 imposed a price cap on Russian oil

Yemen 21st Sept revolution anniversary Yemenis mark Houthi capture of Sanaa and condemn Saudi-led war

On September 21, 2014, a Houthi-led armed resistance captured Yemen’s capital Sanaa and forced the Saudi and US-backed President Abdrabbu Mansur Hadi to flee

OPEC+ oil markets OPEC+ agrees on oil output cut

The message is loud and clear: Saudi Arabia and Russia, who form the axis of the OPEC+, are closely coordinating on shaping the world oil market even as they could be competing for market share

Biden toes the Israel line in West Asia visit

The US signed an agreement continuing military aid to Israel, while the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh at the hands of Israeli forces and the larger issue of continuing violation of Palestinian human rights by the Israeli apartheid regime remained unaddressed.

Biden advances Israel’s agenda, one meeting at a time

After facing criticism during his three-day visit to Israel, Biden will visit Saudi Arabia where he try to convince Arab nations to “normalize” tries with the Zionist regime