Southern Transitional Council (STC)
Thousands protest wage cuts and neoliberal reforms in Uruguay and other stories

Today we look at the general strike against wage cuts in Uruguay, the ITJP report on the custodial torture of Tamil people in Sri Lanka, and more

With the battle for Marib, Yemen is at a crossroads

A battle is going on for control of the vital city of Marib in Yemen. The nature of the engagement has also led to proposals of a ceasefire and behind-the-scenes talks. However, it is essential that the US not play a disruptive role

Yemeni protesters storm presidential palace in Aden

The protesters, many of whom were government employees, were protesting the delay in the payment of their salaries and the deteriorating economic conditions

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

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

Aden Yemen Saudis retake Aden as reports of talks with the Houthis surface

The Saudis took over the city of Aden after its ally, the government of Abd-Raboo Mansour Hadi, and the UAE-backed separatist Southern Transitional Council reached an agreement

Yemen war If fighting continues, Yemen to be world’s poorest country by 2022: UN

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

UN report indicts the US and European powers for war crimes in Yemen

The Group of Eminent International and Regional Experts on Yemen says the US, UK and France may be charged with arming and providing intelligence and logistical support to the Saudi-led coalition  in Yemen

Yemen Reuters Differences rise within the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

Amidst speculation of its rift with the Saudis, the United Arab Emirates begins rapprochement with Iran.

Thousands of Yemenis rally in support of UAE-backed separatist group STC

The STC captured Aden from Yemeni government forces after four days of fighting, with the death toll rising above 40

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