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
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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 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 STC captured Aden from Yemeni government forces after four days of fighting, with the death toll rising above 40
The US Congress had banned the sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE due to the human rights violations being committed in the ongoing war in Yemen
A British court ruled that arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen are unlawful. Meanwhile, the US senate blocked arms sales to Saudi Arabia and its allies.
The ship also met with protests on May 9 at the Le Havre port in France, where it was prevented from loading a planned arms shipment by humanitarian groups.
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
Rights groups in France managed to stop the loading of French weapons meant for sale to Saudi Arabia by holding demonstrations at the Le Havre port last week.