War in Yemen
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

Nearly 193 million people faced food insecurity in 2021, says UN report  

Wars and conflicts were directly responsible for the food insecurity faced by more than two-third (139 million) of the total affected population in 2021, claimed the Global Report on Food Crisis released on Wednesday  

Yemen’s Sanaa airport to reopen after six years of illegal Saudi-led blockade

The first flight from the war ravaged country’s main international airport will fly between Sanaa and the Jordanian capital Amman on Sunday

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 

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet resigns amid crisis, 2-month ceasefire in Yemen, and other stories

Today we look at ongoing protests in Sri Lanka as the economic crisis grows, the 2-month mutual ceasefire declared in Yemen, and more

Yemen ceasefire Warring parties agree on two-month ceasefire in Yemen but will it hold?

The ceasefire announcement was widely welcomed and has raised hopes of peace although there have been reports of attacks from the Saudi side. The Saudi-led coalition has partially lifted its siege allowing fuel tankers to reach Hodeidah port after months

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

Unhoused people face uncertainty as officials raze makeshift shelters and other stories

Today we look at the clearing of homeless encampments in New York City, US; the ceasefire declared by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen; and more

Yemen ceasefire Saudi-led coalition announces ceasefire in Yemen for Ramadan

However, a top Houthi leader termed the act meaningless considering the siege of the country. On March 26, the Houthis had announced a three-day ceasefire with the offer to make it permanent if the Saudi-led coalition ceased hostilities and lifted the blockade

Saudi coalition bombs Yemen hours after Houthi ceasefire declaration and other stories

Today we look at the Saudi-led bombing of Yemen as the war enters its 8th year, violent repression of South Africa’s Abahlali baseMjondolo, and more

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