Saudi-led coalition in Yemen
UN report on Yemen One out of every four children in southern Yemen is malnourished, says UN report

According to the UN report, cases of acute malnutrition among children in war-ravaged Yemen are increasing at an alarming pace because of a severe shortage of food due to the war

Yemen prisoner swap Houthi rebels and Saudi-backed Hadi government begin prisoner swap deal in Yemen

The two sides had agreed to a prisoner swap deal in Switzerland last month, involving 1,081 prisoners, including 15 Saudi nationals. The deal is being implemented over Thursday and Friday

War crimes are being committed in Yemen, says report

A group of eminent experts has demanded that the UN security council refer the situation in Yemen to the International Criminal Court and expand the list of persons sanctioned

UAE-Israel deal is yet another dagger in Palestine’s back

The UAE-Israel deal is a violation of the Arab country’s commitments to not establish relationships with the Zionist entity till the concerns of the Palestinians are addressed

UN’s envoy to Yemen calls for probe into Saudi coalition strike that killed 11

The airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on a house where people had gathered for a celebration led to the death of at least 11 people according to the UN humanitarian coordination office. Houthi sources said the death toll was 24

UK-Saudi arms sale UK to resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia despite concerns on Yemen

The UK has supplied Saudi Arabia with at least 5.3 million British pounds worth of arms and ammunition since March 2015, when the Saudi-led coalition decided to militarily intervene in Yemen

Yemen politics Rising threat of disintegration of Yemen and the role of the Islah party

Though the Southern Transitional Council in Aden is supported by the UAE, its real legitimacy is rooted in its attempts to counter the rising Saudi interference in Yemeni politics through puppets such as the Islah party

Oxfam report Halting conflict globally is the only way to effectively tackle COVID-19, says report

According to the report published by international NGO, Oxfam, global military expenditure in 2019 stood at USD 1.9 trillion – an amount several times over what is required to pay for the UN-led efforts to fight the COVID-19 crisis in developing countries

STC Self rule in South Yemen STC’s declaration of self-rule in southern Yemen is a major blow to Saudi-led coalition

The separatist Southern Transitional Council accused the western-backed Hadi government of neglecting the southern region and imposing collective punishments on its population

Houthis release prisoners Yemen Houthis release over 2,000 prisoners to prevent COVID-19 spread

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

Saudi ceasefire Yemen, COVID Two-week ceasefire in Yemen takes effect

The Saudi-led alliance announced the ceasefire on Wednesday. The decision comes after the UN appealed for a halt to all military hostilities worldwide in the face of COVID-19 emergency

Bahri Yanbu protests Protests break out in Europe against arms-laden Saudi ship Bahri Yanbu

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

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